*Report submitted to the Nineteenth Session of the General Conference of Unesco, September 30, 1976.
*EDITOR'S NoTE:"A Comprehensive Plan for the Global Investigation of Pollution in the Marine Environment and Baseline Study Guidelines" has been published as IOC Technical Series No. 14, available through the Secretary IOC.
*EDITORs' NOTE: IIOE Geological-GeophysicalAtlasof theIndianOcean is now also available from the Secretary IOC. EDITORS' NOTE: The PhytoplanktonProductionAtlasoftheInternational IndianOceanExpedition (1976) is now available from the Secretary IOC.