Congressionally Identified Awards and Projects

The objectives of the overall program are to facilitate education, research and development in the fields of marine and atmospheric science, and to provide a provision of assistance for the construction of suitable facilities for these activities, as specified by Congress.

Examples of Funded Projects

Bronx Zoo Construction Project.

Land Acquisition in Maine, Various Environmental Literacy project such as, Science on the Sphere Projects with Bishop Museum, National Maritime Museum, National Model Earth, National Ocean Science Bowl, and PRIDE Environmental Enhancement Initiative.

Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

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