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Title: U.S. Department of Transportation: Maritime Administration
Url: http://www.marad.dot.gov/
Publisher: United States. Dept. of Transportation
United States. Maritime Administration
Description: As an agency within the Department of Transportation, the Maritime Administration is primarily concerned with the world of waterborne transportation. The agency also works in a variety of areas, including shipbuilding, port operations, national security, and safety. Users who find themselves on the site's homepage will find sections dedicated to topics that include "Ports", "Ships & Shipping", "Mariners", and five additional areas. In the "Ports" area, visitors can learn about the agency's current work on facilitating shipping and private business, along with infrastructure development programs that are underway. Further along, the "Ships & Shipping" area is quite interesting, and visitors can learn about the Marine Highway Program and the Ship Disposal program. Finally, the site is rounded out by a fine online library, which contains factsheets, policy papers, and video and audio features.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Anthropology -- Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology -- Cultural traits, customs, and institutions -- Technology. Material culture -- Transportation -- Transportation by water. Navigation
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Regulation of industry, trade, and commerce. Occupational law -- Transportation and communication -- Water transportation. Navigation and shipping
Social sciences -- Transportation and communications -- Water transportation
GEM Subject: Social studies -- United States government
Social studies -- Technology
Resource Type: Overviews
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Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-08-03 10:29:59 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-08-03 10:40:59 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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