This decision is made pursuant to section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651, 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part 301). Related records can be viewed between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 4211, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC.
Docket Number: 00-033. Applicant: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611. Instrument: Multi-Sensor Core Logger. Manufacturer: GEOTEK Ltd., United Kingdom. Intended Use: See notice at 65 FR 65296, November 1, 2000.
Comments: None received. Decision: Approved. No instrument of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument, for such purposes as it is intended to be used, is being manufactured in the United States. Reasons: The foreign instrument provides extraction of sediment cores for measurements of P-wave velocity, density, magnetic susceptibility, core thickness and high resolution color images. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a university oceanography department advise that (1) these capabilities are pertinent to the applicant's intended purpose and (2) they know of no domestic instrument or apparatus of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument for the applicant's intended use.
We know of no other instrument or apparatus of equivalent scientific value to the foreign instrument which is being manufactured in the United States.Start Signature
Gerald A. Zerdy,
Program Manager, Statutory Import Programs Staff.
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