2015 US Code
Title 33 - Navigation and Navigable Waters (Sections 1 - 4009)
Chapter 50 - Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring (Sections 3701 - 3708)
Sec. 3706 - NSF ocean acidification activities

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 33 - NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS
CHAPTER 50 - FEDERAL OCEAN ACIDIFICATION RESEARCH AND MONITORING
Sec. 3706 - NSF ocean acidification activities
Containssection 3706
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 111-11, title XII, §12407, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1441.
Statutes at Large Reference123 Stat. 1441
Public and Private LawPublic Law 111-11

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33 U.S.C. § 3706 (2015)

§3706. NSF ocean acidification activities

(a) Research activities

The Director of the National Science Foundation shall continue to carry out research activities on ocean acidification which shall support competitive, merit-based, peer-reviewed proposals for research and monitoring of ocean acidification and its impacts, including—

(1) impacts on marine organisms and marine ecosystems;

(2) impacts on ocean, coastal, and estuarine biogeochemistry; and

(3) the development of methodologies and technologies to evaluate ocean acidification and its impacts.

(b) Consistency

The research activities shall be consistent with the strategic research plan developed by the Subcommittee under section 3704 of this title.

(c) Coordination

The Director shall encourage coordination of the Foundation's ocean acidification activities with such activities of other nations and international organizations.

(Pub. L. 111–11, title XII, §12407, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1441.)

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