Science Advisory Board (SAB), 34714 [E8-13793]

Download as PDF 34714 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 18, 2008 / Notices provided the public has been notified of the GAC’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 13, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–13695 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XI49 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Halibut Managers Workgroup (HMW) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The HMW is not a committee of the Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council), however, the Council has expressed interest in having a report from the HMW, and has offered to provide meeting space. The meeting is open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 8, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, Oregon, 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Salmon and Halibut Management Staff Officer, Pacific Fishery Management Council, 503–820– 2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to allow an exchange of information and ideas among managers and industry representatives from Area 2A, primarily as they relate to the upcoming IPHC workshop on catch apportionment. The objective of the meeting will be to develop a consensus on a catch apportionment strategy that will be both fair and biologically sound, which can be presented at the IPHC workshop later in 2008. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:01 Jun 17, 2008 Jkt 214001 Although nonemergency issues not contained in the meeting agendas may come before the HMW for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during these meetings. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Carolyn Porter at 503–820–2280 at least five days prior to the meeting date. Dated: June 13, 2008. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–13717 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Science Advisory Board (SAB) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: 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 Wednesday, July 16, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, July 17, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 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/ PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. Place: The meeting will be held both days at the Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Please check the SAB Web site http:// www.sab.noaa.gov for confirmation of the venue and for directions. Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-minute public comment period on July 17 (check Web site 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 should be received in the SAB Executive Director’s Office by July 11, 2008 to provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after July 11, 2008, 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) Final Report from the Working Group to Examine Advisory Options for Improving Communications among NOAA’s Partners (Partnerships WG or PWG); (2) Preliminary Draft Report from the Fire Weather Research Working Group (FWRWG); (3) National Climate Service; (4) Climate Working Group Update on Climate Services; (5) Climate Working Group Review on Research and Modeling Review; (6) Oceans and Human Health; (7) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in NOAA; (8) NOAA Transition to the Next Administration; (9) SAB Benchmark Review Discussion; (10) SAB Strategic Planning Discussion; and (11) a series of brief presentations on NOAA activities in the Great Lakes. Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301– 734–1156, Fax: 301–713–1459, E-mail: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA SAB Web site at http:// www.sab.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: June 12, 2008. Terry Bevels, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. E8–13793 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KD–P E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 118 (Wednesday, June 18, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-13793]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Science Advisory Board (SAB)

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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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 Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 
from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday, July 17, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:30 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 Kalahari Resort, 
7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Please check the SAB Web 
site http://www.sab.noaa.gov for confirmation of the venue and for 
directions.
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-
minute public comment period on July 17 (check Web site 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 should be received in the SAB Executive Director's 
Office by July 11, 2008 to provide sufficient time for SAB review. 
Written comments received by the SAB Executive Director after July 11, 
2008, 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) Final Report from the Working Group to Examine Advisory 
Options for Improving Communications among NOAA's Partners 
(Partnerships WG or PWG); (2) Preliminary Draft Report from the Fire 
Weather Research Working Group (FWRWG); (3) National Climate Service; 
(4) Climate Working Group Update on Climate Services; (5) Climate 
Working Group Review on Research and Modeling Review; (6) Oceans and 
Human Health; (7) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in NOAA; (8) NOAA 
Transition to the Next Administration; (9) SAB Benchmark Review 
Discussion; (10) SAB Strategic Planning Discussion; and (11) a series 
of brief presentations on NOAA activities in the Great Lakes.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Fax: 301-
713-1459, E-mail: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA SAB Web 
site at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

    Dated: June 12, 2008.
Terry Bevels,
Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
 [FR Doc. E8-13793 Filed 6-17-08; 8:45 am]
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