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National Marine Sanctuary Program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

National Marine Sanctuary Program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment, and the Subcommittee on Oceanography and Great Lakes of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session ... June 7, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Marine parks and reserves -- United States.,
    • Marine resources conservation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .M474 1990c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 140 p. :
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1986966M
      LC Control Number90602343


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The National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa comprises a fringing coral reef ecosystem nestled within an eroded volcanic crater on the island of Tutuila, American Samoa.

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he mission of the National Marine Sanctuary Program is to manage marine areas of special national significance in order to protect their ecological and cultural integrity for current and future generations.

To achieve this mission, the goals of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary are: T. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial leadership of NOAA.

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The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) is a Federally protected marine area offshore of California's central coast. Stretching from Marin to Cambria, the MBNMS encompasses a shoreline length of miles and 5, square miles of ocean.

Supporting one of the world's most diverse marine ecosystems, it is home to numerous mammals, seabirds, fishes, invertebrates and plants in a. While at Maryland, he co-edited a book on ecosystem health published by Island Press in He started with the National Marine Sanctuary program in as a Sea Grant Marine Policy Fellow.

After three years at NOAA headquarters, he served for five years as the science coordinator for the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

He concludes that the National Marine Sanctuary Program, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the Department of Commerce, is hampered by an ambiguous legislative mandate, lacks flexibility to keep up with scientific advances, is insufficiently coordinated with other marine biological management laws, and.