ERIC Number: ED314247
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug-10
Reference Count: N/A
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. Reports of Governing and Major Subsidiary Bodies. Session of the Assembly (15th, Paris, France, July 4-19, 1989).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission was organized by UNESCO to promote scientific investigation with a view to learning about the nature and resources of the oceans and disseminating this knowledge through the concerted action of its members. The report contains a summary of the discussions that took place at the 15th Session of the Commission. This includes the traditional Bruun Memorial Lectures (abstracts of which are included in an appendix). The major portions of this document summarize the discussions that dealt with: (1) administrative arrangements of the session; (2) the recent activities of the commission; (3) ocean studies as they relate to living and non-living resources, ocean mapping, ocean dynamics and climate, and marine pollution and monitoring; (4) ocean services; (5) regional subsidiary bodies; (6) cooperation with other organizations of the United Nations system and with other bodies; (7) medium-term plan, program, and budget; (8) enhancing the role of the commission; and (9) elections of the officers and executive council of the commission. The 13 resolutions adopted by the commission are provided in an appendix, along with the text of four general addresses and a list of officers and participants. (CW)
Descriptors: Cartography, Climate, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, International Cooperation, International Organizations, Marine Biology, Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, Science Education, Water Pollution, Water Quality, Water Resources
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.