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Notices in numerical order (Click here for notices in order by country):

No. 25: India - Andaman & Nicobar Islands Restrictions (2/13/76)
No. 33: Iraq - Clearances (3/15/77)
No. 35: Cuba - Research in Cuban Waters (6/17/96)
No. 37: Turks & Caicos - Silver, Navidad, & Mouchoir Banks (05/19/77)
No. 41: North Korea - 200-Mile Economic Zone (8/11/77)
No. 47: Greece - Greek Research Requirements (2/27/78)
No. 49: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Research (5/25/78)
No. 52: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Research-II (12/12/78)
No. 56: Morocco - Official Channels Required (11/2/79)
No. 61: General - Claimed Maritime Jurisdictions (3/9/94)
No. 65: Russia - Establishment of USSR Economic Zone (5/14/84)
No. 66: General - Post Cruise Obligations (9/27/91)
No. 67: General - Foreign Research Clearance Requests (1/14/85)
No. 68: General - Advance Notice Requirements (10/4/94)
No. 69: France - Prior Lead Time Requirement (6/13/94)
No. 70: General - Precise Use of Term Hydrography (5/15/86)
No. 71: Italy - Requirements for Marine Research (7/1/87)
No. 72: Nigeria - Research Clearance Requirements (1/6/88)
No. 73: Norway - Research Clearances & Port Calls (1/20/88)
No. 74: General - Listing of Equipment of Requests (1/20/88)
No. 75: Guyana - Regulations for Research Clearance (1/20/88)
No. 76: Senegal - Research & Port Call Clearances (1/20/88)
No. 78: Haiti - Requirements for Research Clearances (1/21/88)
No. 79: General - Avoid Last Minute Changes (1/22/88)
No. 80: Seychelles - Format for Clearance Requests (1/22/88)
No. 81: Venezuela - Complex Clearance Requirements (2/23/88)
No. 84: Brazil - New Requirements for Research (3/20/89)
No. 85: General - Foreign Participation on U.S. Vessels (6/20/95)
No. 86: Ireland - Application for Research Cruise (4/24/89)
No. 87: Japan - Research Vessel Clearances (5/8/89)
No. 88: Germany - Marine Scientific Research Decree (5/9/89)
No. 90: Spain - Regulations Governing Research & Port Calls (6/7/89)
No. 91: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Port Calls (1/2/90)
No. 92: Sweden - Regulations for Marine Research (4/25/90)
No. 93: Trinidad & Tobago - Regulations for Research (7/30/90)
No. 94: Colombia - Obtaining Permission for Research (8/2/90)
No. 95: Portugal - Additional Requirements for Requests (8/29/90)
No. 96: Brazil - Additional Information for Clearance Requests (9/25/90)
No. 97: Brazil - Regulations for Port Calls (12/21/90)
No. 98: Mexico - Requirements for Research (8/5/91)
No. 99: Bahamas - Revised Conditions for Research (8/27/91)
No. 100: Micronesia - Application Form Required for Clearance (8/27/91)
No. 101: Japan - Revised Operational Conditions (1/14/92)
No. 102: Chile - Form Required for Requesting Research ((8/19/92)
No. 103: Denmark - Form Required for Requesting Research (4/16/93)
No. 104: Netherlands - Five Copies of Reports Requested (5/14/93)
No. 106: Nicaragua & Peru - Documentation & Certificates Required (10/6/93)
No. 107: Brazil - Additional Information for Clearances (1/31/94)
No. 108: Bermuda - Four Months Notice Required (10/4/94)
No. 109: Maldives - Application Forms Required for Requests (10/5/94)
No. 110: Philippines - Seven Months Notice Required (2/22/95)
No. 111: New Zealand - Six Months Advance for Requests (3/6/95)
No. 112: Ecuador - Scientists' Participation (6/19/95)
No. 113: Norway - Regulations Governing Waters (6/20/95)
No. 114: Italy - New Forms Required for Research Vessels (3/29/96)
No. 115: Russia - Additional Requirements for Research (6/17/96)
No. 116: United Kingdom - New Internal Procedure for Marine Research (September 1996)
No. 117: Australia - Foreign Research Vessel Guidelines (December 1996)
No. 118: New Zealand - Revised Procedures and Form Required for Research (December 1997)
No. 119: Colombia - Additional Requirements for Research (January 1998)
No. 120: Japan - New Forms Required for Research (August 1998)
No. 121: Maldives - New Application Forms Required for Research (December 1998)
No. 122: Netherlands - New Requirements for Marine Research Cruises and Port Calls (February 1999)
No. 123: Cuba - Procedures for Research Vessel Clearance Requests (February 1999)
No. 124: China - Regulations on the Management of Foreign-Related Marine Scientific Research (March 1999)
No. 125: Russia - Federal Law on the Exclusive Economic Zone (March 1999)
No. 126: (South) Korea - New Requirements for Marine Research (March 1999)

Notices in order by country:

No. 61: General - Claimed Maritime Jurisdictions (3/9/94)
No. 66: General - Post Cruise Obligations (9/27/91)
No. 67: General - Foreign Research Clearance Requests (1/14/85)
No. 68: General - Advance Notice Requirements (10/4/94)
No. 70: General - Precise Use of Term Hydrography (5/15/86)
No. 74: General - Listing of Equipment of Requests (1/20/88)
No. 79: General - Avoid Last Minute Changes (1/22/88)
No. 85: General - Foreign Participation on U.S. Vessels (6/20/95)
No. 117: Australia - Foreign Research Vessel Guidelines (December 1996)
No. 99: Bahamas - Revised Conditions for Research (8/27/91)
No. 108: Bermuda - Four Months Notice Required (10/4/94)
No. 84: Brazil - New Requirements for Research (3/20/89)
No. 96: Brazil - Additional Information for Clearance Requests (9/25/90)
No. 97: Brazil - Regulations for Port Calls (12/21/90)
No. 107: Brazil - Additional Information for Clearances (1/31/94)
No. 102: Chile - Form Required for Requesting Research (8/19/92)
No. 124: China - Regulations on the Management of Foreign-Related Marine Scientific Research (March 1999)
No. 94: Colombia - Obtaining Permission for Research (8/2/90)
No. 119: Colombia - Additional Requirements for Research (January 1998)
No. 35: Cuba - Research in Cuban Waters (6/17/96)
No. 123: Cuba - Procedures for Research Vessel Clearance Requests (February 1999)
No. 103: Denmark - Form Required for Requesting Research (4/16/93)
No. 49: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Research (5/25/78)
No. 52: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Research-II (12/12/78)
No. 91: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands Port Calls (1/2/90)
No. 112: Ecuador - Scientists' Participation (6/19/95)
No. 69: France - Prior Lead Time Requirement (6/13/94)
No. 88: Germany - Marine Scientific Research Decree (5/9/89)
No. 47: Greece - Greek Research Requirements (2/27/78)
No. 75: Guyana - Regulations for Research Clearance (1/20/88)
No. 78: Haiti - Requirements for Research Clearances (1/21/88)
No. 25: India - Andaman & Nicobar Islands Restrictions (2/13/76)
No. 33: Iraq - Clearances (3/15/77)
No. 86: Ireland - Application for Research Cruise (4/24/89)
No. 71: Italy - Requirements for Marine Research (7/1/87)
No. 114: Italy - New Forms Required for Research Vessels (3/29/96)
No. 87: Japan - Research Vessel Clearances (5/8/89)
No. 101: Japan - Revised Operational Conditions (1/14/92)
No. 120: Japan - New Forms Required for Research (August 1998)
No. 109: Maldives - Application Forms Required for Requests (10/5/94)
No. 121: Maldives - New Application Forms Required for Research (December 1998)
No. 98: Mexico - Requirements for Research (8/5/91)
No. 100: Micronesia - Application Form Required for Clearance (8/27/91)
No. 56: Morocco - Official Channels Required (11/2/79)
No. 104: Netherlands - Five Copies of Reports Requested (5/14/93)
No. 122: Netherlands - New Requirements for Marine Research Cruises and Port Calls (February 1999)
No. 111: New Zealand - Six Months Advance for Requests (3/6/95)
No. 118: New Zealand - Revised Procedures and Form Required for Research (December 1997)
No. 106: Nicaragua & Peru - Documentation & Certificates Required (10/6/93)
No. 72: Nigeria - Research Clearance Requirements (1/6/88)
No. 41: North Korea - 200-Mile Economic Zone (8/11/77)
No. 73: Norway - Research Clearances & Port Calls (1/20/88)
No. 113: Norway - Regulations Governing Waters (6/20/95)
No. 110: Philippines - Seven Months Notice Required (2/22/95)
No. 95: Portugal - Additional Requirements for Requests (8/29/90)
No. 65: Russia - Establishment of USSR Economic Zone (5/14/84)
No. 115: Russia - Additional Requirements for Research (6/17/96)
No. 125: Russia - Federal Law on the Exclusive Economic Zone (March 1999)
No. 76: Senegal - Research & Port Call Clearances (1/20/88)
No. 80: Seychelles - Format for Clearance Requests (1/22/88)
No. 126: (South) Korea - New Requirements for Marine Research (March 1999)
No. 90: Spain - Regulations Governing Research & Port Calls (6/7/89)
No. 92: Sweden - Regulations for Marine Research (4/25/90)
No. 93: Trinidad & Tobago - Regulations for Research (7/30/90)
No. 37: Turks & Caicos - Silver, Navidad, & Mouchoir Banks (05/19/77)
No. 116: United Kingdom - New Internal Procedure for Marine Research (September 1996)
No. 81: Venezuela - Complex Clearance Requirements (2/23/88)

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Contact: Research Vessel Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of State, OES/OA Rm. 5805,
Washington, DC 20520 or cockent@state.gov, 202-647-4935, fax: 202-647-1106.

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