Applications, hearings, determinations, etc.: University of— Hawaii,

[Federal Register: November 25, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 227)]


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International Trade Administration

Application for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instrument

Pursuant to Section 6(c) of the Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials Importation Act of 1966 (Pub. L. 89-651; 80 Stat. 897; 15 CFR part

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301), we invite comments on the question of whether an instrument of equivalent scientific value, for the purposes for which the instrument shown below is intended to be used, is being manufactured in the United States.

Comments must comply with 15 CFR 301.5(a)(3) and (4) of the regulations and be filedwithin 20 days with the Statutory Import Programs Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230. Application may be examined between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. in Room 4211, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Docket Number: 98-058. Applicant: University of Hawaii, 1000 Pope Road, MSB 317, Honolulu, HI 96822. Instrument: Directional Wave Buoy. Manufacturer: Datawell bv, The Netherlands. Intended Use: The instrument will be used in support of ongoing research regarding the refraction, diffraction and reflection of sea and swell around the Hawaiian Islands. Two ongoing projects include: examination of wave- driven sediment transport at Kailua Bay and evaluation of various wave modeling strategies to predict nearshore waves around island coasts. Both require directional wave information in the open ocean. Application accepted by Commissioner of Customs: November 3, 1998. Frank W. Creel, Director, Statutory Import Programs Staff.

[FR Doc. 98-31553Filed11-24-98; 8:45 am]