Science Advisory Board; Meeting, 40344 [06-6197]

Download as PDF 40344 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 135 / Friday, July 14, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board; Meeting Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES2 SUMMARY: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management. TIME AND DATE: The meeting will be held Tuesday July 25, 2006, from 1 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. and Wednesday July 26, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Please refer to the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:00 Jul 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 web page <http://www.sab.noaa.gov/ Meetings/meetings.html> for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. PLACE: The meeting will be held both days at the Best Western Beach Resort Monterey, 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, California 93940. STATUS: he meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-minute public comment period on July 26 (check website to confirm time). The SAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 35 copies) should be received in the SAB Executive Director’s Office by July 17, 2006 to provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after July 17 will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The meeting will include the following topics: (1) Discussion of the Final Report of the External Review of NOAA’s Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise; (2) Discussion of the Final Report of the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4703 Physical and Social Sciences Research Task Team (3) Discussion of the Final Report of the Hurricane Intensity Research Working Group; (4) Report on Building the Scientific Foundation for an Effective Regional System of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) with a focus on NOAA’s West Coast Pilot Project; (5) Update on the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) addressing its Status and NOAA’s Contributions; (6) Discussion of the Pacific Coast Ocean Observing System (PaCOOS) as a Regional Ecosystem Coordinating Group and (7) Approval of the NOAA Cooperative Institute Review of the Cooperative Institute for Climate Science (CICS). Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11117, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301– 713–9121, Fax: 301–713–3515, E-mail: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA SAB website at http:// www.sab.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: July 7, 2006. Richard W. Spinrad, Assistant Administrator, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 06–6197 Filed 7–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P E:\FR\FM\14JYN2.SGM 14JYN2

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 135 (Friday, July 14, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 40344]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-6197]



[[Page 40343]]

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

Part VI





Department of Commerce





-----------------------------------------------------------------------



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration



-----------------------------------------------------------------------



Science Advisory Board; Meeting; Notice

Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 135 / Friday, July 14, 2006 / 
Notices

[[Page 40344]]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Science Advisory Board; Meeting

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 
(DOC).

ACTION: Notice of Open Meeting.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision 
Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory 
Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce 
for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and 
application of science to operations and information services. SAB 
activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of 
the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management.

TIME AND DATE: The meeting will be held Tuesday July 25, 2006, from 1 
p.m. to 5:20 p.m. and Wednesday July 26, 2006, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 
p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to 
change. Please refer to the web page <http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/
meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.

PLACE: The meeting will be held both days at the Best Western Beach 
Resort Monterey, 2600 Sand Dunes Drive, Monterey, California 93940.

STATUS: he meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-
minute public comment period on July 26 (check website to confirm 
time). The SAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings 
will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written 
statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal 
presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. 
Written comments (at least 35 copies) should be received in the SAB 
Executive Director's Office by July 17, 2006 to provide sufficient time 
for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director 
after July 17 will be distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed 
prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, 
first-served basis.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The meeting will include the following 
topics: (1) Discussion of the Final Report of the External Review of 
NOAA's Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise; (2) Discussion of the 
Final Report of the Physical and Social Sciences Research Task Team (3) 
Discussion of the Final Report of the Hurricane Intensity Research 
Working Group; (4) Report on Building the Scientific Foundation for an 
Effective Regional System of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) with a focus 
on NOAA's West Coast Pilot Project; (5) Update on the Integrated Ocean 
Observing System (IOOS) addressing its Status and NOAA's Contributions; 
(6) Discussion of the Pacific Coast Ocean Observing System (PaCOOS) as 
a Regional Ecosystem Coordinating Group and (7) Approval of the NOAA 
Cooperative Institute Review of the Cooperative Institute for Climate 
Science (CICS).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11117, 1315 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-9121, Fax: 301-
713-3515, E-mail: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA SAB 
website at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

    Dated: July 7, 2006.
Richard W. Spinrad,
Assistant Administrator, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 06-6197 Filed 7-13-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-KD-P