Briefing on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere, of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, May 17, 18, 1977

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Page 108 - National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to testify on topics related to international fishery conservation and management.
Page 4 - ... (c) that aquaculture, as with agriculture on land, and the gainful use of marine resources can substantially benefit the United States, and ultimately the people of the world, by providing greater economic opportunities, including expanded employment and commerce; the enjoyment and use of our marine resources; new sources of food; and new means for the development of marine resources...
Page 13 - Mr. Chairman, and Members of the Subcommittee, I appreciate having the opportunity to appear before you today, to testify on behalf of HR 13703.
Page 318 - ... meteorological and oceanographic data. (5) The center has analyzed the potential ecological effects of the planned disposal of huge volumes of saturated brine into Gulf waters for the National Strategic Petroleum Reserve and may be called on to provide similar services in other subject areas. (6) CEAS provides experiment design, data analysis, and data management support to project managers and produces merged, validated multidisciplinary data sets for international and national study (such undertakings...
Page 23 - We included quite a few new projects last year, and the year before, and the year before that, and we will do it again this year.
Page 61 - NHLBI also supports a program in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration to compile comprehensive tables of nutritional data and food composition.
Page 337 - PROGRAM ARE TO: • ESTABLISH THOSE ENVIRONMENTAL MEASUREMENTS AND ACQUISITION TECHNIQUES THAT CAN BE MADE FROM AN OPERATIONAL SYSTEM WITH EFFICIENCY AND ECONOMY, • DETERMINE THE GEOID TO THE ACCURACY NEEDED TO SERVE AS A REFERENCE SURFACE FOR SEA-SURFACE TOPOGRAPHY, • CONTINUE TO IMPROVE THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE COMPLEX DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF THE OCEAN AND THE SEA-AIR INTERFACE, • CONTRIBUTE TO MAJOR ONGOING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL, AND NOAA PROGRAMS WITH SYNOPTIC ENVIRONMENTAL DATA, EACH OBJECTIVE...
Page 332 - Thank you very much for your testimony. I want to thank all of the witnesses for their testimony.
Page 158 - ... means of estimating the effects of smaller scale tropical weather systems on the earth's large scale circulation and to facilitate numerical modelling and prediction by developing better models of tropical weather systems.
Page 147 - CO.-induced global mean temperatures expected in the next century(ies) could reach levels several degrees higher than those experienced at any time in the last million years. Moreover, the slow long-term cooling towards the next "ice age...

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