Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/641

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PUBLIC LAW 102-567—OCT. 29, 1992 106 STAT. 4279 (3) the Landsat data collected since 1972 are an important global data set for monitoring and assessing land resources and global change; {4) the Secretary of the Interior maintains archives of aerial photography, digital cartographic data, and other Earth science data at the EROS Data Center that also are important data sets for monitoring and assessing land resources and global change; (5) it is appropriate to transfer authority to the Secretary of the Interior for the archiving of land remote-sensing data; and (6) the Secretary of the Interior should explore ways to facilitate the use of archived data for research purposes consistent with other provisions of the Land Remote-Sensing Commercialization Act of 1984. (b) PROVISION OF UNENHANCED DATA.—Section 402(b)(4) of the Land Remote-Sensing Commercialization Act of 1984 (15 U.S.C. 4242(b)(4)) is amended by inserting **of the Interior" immediately after "Secretary". (c) ARCHIVING OF DATA.—Section 602 of the Land Remote- Sensing CommerciaUzation Act of 1984 (15 U.S.C. 4272) is amended— (1) in subsections (b), (c), (d), (f), and (g), by inserting "of the Interior" immediately after "Secretary* each place it appears; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h) in carrying out the functions of this section, the Secretary of the Interior shall consult with the Secretary to ensure that archiving activities are consistent with the terms and conditions of any contract or a^eement entered into under title II, III, or V of this Act and with any license issued under title IV of this Act. ". SEC. 115. WEATHER OFFICE IN EUREKA, CALIFORNIA. Real property. Notwithstanding any other law, any property and improvements to that property located on Woooley Island in the city of Eureka, California, that are— (1) acquired by the Secretary of Commerce from Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District, California, for use as a weather fc»recasting office; and (2) determined by the Secretary to be excess property, shall revert to that district. SEC. 116. REPORT ON SATELLITE OCEANOGRAPHY. 33 USC 883j (a) IN GENERAL.—The Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology through the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences, in consultation with Federal, academic, and commercial users of remotely sensed data, shall consider and develop findings and recommendations regarding— (1) the most urgent current needs of oceanographic researchers within the Federal Government, the academic community, and the private sector, for remote sensing capabilities and remotely sensed data, including findings regarding the present inadequacies in these capabilities and data; and (2) the msgor goals of satellite oceanography for the next 10 years. (b) REPORT.—Not later than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Federal CoorcUnating Council for Science, 59-194 O—93 21:QL3(Pt5)