National Oceanographic Council: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, First Session, on S.944. February 19, March 16, and April 12, 1965

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965 - Oceanography - 190 pages
Committee Serial No. 89-21. Considers S. 944, to provide for expanded research in oceans and Great Lakes and to establish National Oceanographic Council.

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Page 136 - The natural resources referred to in these articles consist of the mineral and other non-living resources of the seabed and subsoil together with living organisms belonging to sedentary species, that is to say, organisms which, at the harvestable stage, either are immobile on or under the seabed or are unable to move except in constant physical contact with the seabed or the subsoil.
Page 136 - States in adopting, such measures for their respective nationals as may be necessary for the conservation of the living resources of the high seas. Article 2 As employed in this Convention, the expression " conservation of the living resources of the high seas " means the aggregate of the measures rendering possible the optimum sustainable yield from those resources so as to secure a maximum supply of food and other marine products.
Page 136 - For the purpose of these articles, the term "continental shelf is used as referring (a) to the seabed and subsoil of the submarine areas adjacent to the coast but outside the area of the territorial sea, to a depth of 200 meters or, beyond that limit, to where the depth of the superjacent waters admits of the exploitation of the natural resources of the said areas ; ( b) to the seabed and subsoil of similar submarine areas adjacent to the coasts of islands.
Page 181 - (c) Each member of the Council may designate another officer of his department or agency to serve on the Council as his alternate in his unavoidable absence.
Page 2 - The most effective utilization of the scientific and engineering resources of the United States, with close cooperation among all interested agencies of the United States in order to avoid unnecessary duplication of effort, facilities, and equipment...
Page 2 - The establishment of long-range studies of the potential benefits to be gained from, the opportunities for, and the problems involved in the utilization of aeronautical and space activities for peaceful and scientific purposes...
Page 136 - Article 24 1. In a zone of the high seas contiguous to its territorial sea, the coastal State may exercise the control necessary to: (a) Prevent infringement of its customs, fiscal, immigration or sanitary regulations within its territory or territorial sea; (b) Punish infringement of the above regulations committed within its territory or territorial sea.
Page 78 - The development and improvement of the capabilities, performance, use, and efficiency of vehicles, equipment, and instruments for use in exploration, research, surveys, the recovery of resources, and the transmission of energy in the marine environment.
Page 4 - Any individual granted access to such Restricted Data pursuant to this subsection may exchange such data with any individual who (A) Is an officer or employee of the Department of Defense, or any department or agency thereof, or a member of the Armed Forces, or...
Page 3 - ... an evaluation of such activities and accomplishments in terms of the attainment of the objectives of this Act and...

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