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US-USSR Relations / Ocean Mapping #311402

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(La Jolla, California: David Martin) Navy's opposition to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.'s ocean mapping on security grounds, in light of info. provided USSR submarines, examined; role of NOAA ship, the Surveyor, explained. [Oceanographer Richard HEY - cites accuracy of NOAA maps.] [Captain Chris ANDREASEN - notes Navy's success in barring NOAA maps from public access.] NOAA project recalled resulting from 1983 directive of President Reagan; details given. [Captain Walter FORSTER - cites significance of NOAA discoveries.]

Kuralt, Charles;
Martin, David

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