National Science Foundation.
Notice of Permit Applications Received under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978, Pub. L. 95-541.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act at Title 45 part 670 of the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received.
Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by January 5, 2005. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below.
Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Room 755, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Nadene G. Kennedy at the above address or (703) 292-7405.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95-541), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas.
The applications received are as follows:
1. Applicant: Permit Application No. 2005-017, Peter Doran Earth and Environmental Sciences (MC186), University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607.
Activity for Which Permit Is Requested
Take. The applicant plans to collect bone samples from mummified penguins and seals located on the ice surface of the Dry Valley lakes. The radiocarbon dates of the bones may help to determine the age of the lake ice covers.
Taylor Valley Lakes.
December 1, 2004 to February 15, 2005.Start Signature
Nadene G. Kennedy,
Permit Officer, Office of Polar Programs.
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