Marine science affairs - A year of plans and progress. The second report of the President to the Congress on marine resources and engineering development. February 1968.




National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development

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National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development


This report is an account of policies, programs, and accomplishments of the Federal Government for utilizing the oceans more effectively in meeting goals and aspirations of our Nation. The report highlights opportunities deserving special emphasis and details funding requirements for marine sciences included in the Fiscal Year 1969 proposals to the Congress by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The report also contains an evaluation of progress toward meeting public needs and identifies impediments to further advancements related to the Nation's stake in the sea.


228 p.


marine sciences, government policy, fishery industry legislation, offshore operations, research, mineral resources, resource management, water quality, coastal zone, transportation