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United States Congress House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere

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NOAA organic act : 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, second session, April 18, June 22, 1978 by United States( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The purpose of this legislation, as currently written, is to establish a national ocean policy and set forth the missions and objectives of NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The need for this legislation is reflected in the fact that, although the importance of the oceans and the atmosphere to mankind is increasingly evident, there is no comprehensive national policy guiding their use or management. Similarly, there is no single comprehensive statute to guide the activities of our main oceans and atmospheric research and service agency"--Page 1
A primer on climatic variation and change by Library of Congress( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental research reserve networks : 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, July 28, 29, 1977 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Research reserves are field sites representative of important natural systems which can be used for long term experiments in a broad range of disciplines, including geology, wildlife, vegetation, aquatic systems, and meteorology. The data obtained from these experiments, in tandem with that assimilated through years of similar studies, offers a unique national resource for understanding and learning to control man's effects on the environment and for advancing national environmental goals. The hearings today and tomorrow will focus on what lands are available for research and what their status is in terms of long range protection. Because there has been some apparent confusion about the intent and focus of these hearings, I would like to make it clear that it is not our intent to consider legislation concerning protection of natural diversity or the President's Natural Heritage Trust program which is currently being developed by an interagency staff for the President"--Page 1
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Air--Pollution Air--Pollution--Economic aspects Air--Pollution--Physiological effect Atmospheric ozone--Reduction Climatic changes Climatology Energy policy Energy policy--Environmental aspects Environmental engineering--Research Environmental health Environmental monitoring Environmental policy Environmental policy--Research Environmental protection--Research Expenditures, Public Factory and trade waste Fluorocarbons Great Lakes Ionizing radiation--Physiological effect Library of Congress.--Congressional Research Service Nature--Effect of human beings on Ocean--Government policy Oceanography and state Oil spills Oil spills--Cleanup Pollution--Economic aspects Pollution--Physiological effect Radioactive waste disposal Recycling (Waste, etc.) Refuse and refuse disposal Research natural areas Resource recovery facilities Separation (Technology) Sewage disposal--Research Sulfates Sulfates--Physiological effect Sulfates--Research United States United States.--Congress.--House.--Committee on Science and Technology.--Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere United States.--Energy Research and Development Administration.--Office of Assistant Administrator for Environment and Safety United States.--Environmental Protection Agency United States.--Environmental Protection Agency.--Office of Research and Development United States.--National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Waste disposal in the ocean Waste disposal in the ocean--Environmental aspects Water--Pollution Water--Pollution--Research Water quality--Research Weather control Weather forecasting
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controlled identityUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment

United States. Congress. House. Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere

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