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- Ocean/atmospheric advisory committee appointed. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Nov96, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p2776
Recalls former United States President Richard Nixon's appointment of the members of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on October 19, 1971. Purpose of the committee; Persons appointed to directors, chairman and...
- Early stages of El Nino-Southern Oscillation appear in tropical pacific. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Jul97, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p1522
Presents information on an advisory issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center. Information on several forecast models for El Nino; When does El Nino usually occurs; Examination of how the necessary data is provided.
- National weather service's Organic Act of 1890 to be revised in bill. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Jul97, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p1524
Presents information on the House Authorization bill for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Features of the bill; Information on section 502 of the resolution, passed by the House Science Committee on 10 April 1997.
- Ozone hole over South Pole expands. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Nov97, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p2681
Reports on an observation of a complete loss of ozone between the altitude of 14 and 20.5 kilometers (9-13 miles) by the United States (U.S.) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists at the South Pole. Speculation made over the extension in altitude; What was indicted...
- Senate joins the House in push for NOAA contracts. // Point of Beginning;Dec/Jan96, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p61
Reports that the US Senate Appropriations Committee has joined the House in instructing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to contract with the private sector for charting and mapping. Support for efforts to privatize the charting and mapping functions.
- NOAA Corps eliminated. // Point of Beginning;Apr96, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p10
Reports that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Corps will be terminated and converted to civil service status according to the United States Commerce Department. Activities of the Corps; Number of people to be affected.
- Congress approves QBS for NOAA's hydro survey contracts. // Point of Beginning;Jul96, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p8
Reports that President Bill Clinton has signed the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 1996, with emphasis on the provision that clarifies the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) use of the qualifications-based selection process for surveying and mapping contracts. ...
- NOAA honored for TWA rescue mission. // Point of Beginning;Jun97, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p14
Announces the Coast Guard's Public Service Commendation received by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in recognition of the agency's search and recovery efforts after the July 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800. Discovery of wreckage fields by NOAA's survey ship Rude.
- MAPPS to NOAA: Contract more. // Point of Beginning;Jul97, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p12
Reports that a US Senate subcommittee has heard testimony in support of increased private contracting by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Former MAPPS president Bryan Logan's testimony before the subcommittee; Industry growth cited by Logan.