Federal Interagency Steering Committee on Multimedia Environmental Modeling, 45241 [E9-21032]

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Place: Two White Flint North (TWFN) Auditorium, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. Time: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pierre D. Glynn, ISCMEM Chair, U.S. Geological Survey, National Research Program, Branch of Regional Research, VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:18 Aug 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 Eastern Region, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 432, Reston, VA 20192. TEL 703–648–5823. FAX 703–648– 5857. pglynn@usgs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Nine Federal agencies have been cooperating under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the research and development of multimedia environmental models. The MOU, which was revised in 2006, continues an effort that began in 2001. It establishes a framework for facilitating cooperation and coordination among the following agencies (the specific research organization within the agency is in parenthesis): National Science Foundation; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Engineer Research and Development Center); U.S. Department of Agriculture (Natural Resources Conservation Service); U.S. Department of Energy (Office of Biological and Environmental Research); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Geological Survey; U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmosphere Administration; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research); and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. These agencies are cooperating and coordinating in the research and development (R&D) of multimedia environmental models, software and related databases, including development, enhancements, applications and assessments of site specific, generic, and process-oriented multimedia environmental models as they pertain to human and environmental health risk assessment. Multimedia model development and simulation supports interagency interests in risk assessment, uncertainty analyses, water supply issues and contaminant transport. Purpose of the Public Meeting: The annual public meeting and workshop provides an opportunity for the scientific community, other Federal and State agencies, and the public to be briefed on ISCMEM activities and their initiatives for the upcoming year, and to discuss technological advancements in multimedia environmental modeling. Proposed Agenda: The ISCMEM Chair will open the meeting with a brief overview of the goals of the MOU and an update on current activities of ISCMEM. This introduction will be followed by a series of invited presentations starting on Tuesday morning, Oct 13, and ending on Thursday afternoon, Oct 15. A detailed agenda with presentation titles and speakers will be posted on the MOU public Web site: http:// PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45241 www.environmental-modeling.org. The topics covered will include: Environmental modeling frameworks, databases and cyberinfrastructure, community modeling efforts, parameter estimation, uncertainty and sensitivity analyses, optimization modeling, reactive transport modeling, watershed and distributed water quality modeling, modeling of ecosystem services and ecosystem functions. Meeting Access: The auditorium of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters building at 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD is across the street from the White Flint Metro stop. The most convenient transportation to the meeting venue is via Metro since there is extremely limited on-street parking. Please take Metro to the White Flint Metro stop on the Red Line. To obtain access to the auditorium, all visitors must register with NRC security and have a valid photo-identification card. Map location for White Flint METRO Stop adjacent to NRC Headquarters is: http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/ map.cfm#. Pierre D. Glynn, Chair, Federal Interagency Steering Committee on Multimedia Environmental Modeling. [FR Doc. 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[FR Doc No: E9-21032]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey


Federal Interagency Steering Committee on Multimedia 
Environmental Modeling

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior 
(DOI).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The annual public meeting of the Federal Interagency Steering 
Committee on Multimedia Environmental Modeling (ISCMEM) will convene to 
discuss some of the latest developments in environmental modeling 
applications, tools and frameworks, as well as new operational 
initiatives for FY 2010 among the participating agencies.
    Dates of Meeting: October 13-15, 2009.
    Place: Two White Flint North (TWFN) Auditorium, Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
    Time: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pierre D. Glynn, ISCMEM Chair, U.S. 
Geological Survey, National Research Program, Branch of Regional 
Research, Eastern Region, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Mail Stop 432, 
Reston, VA 20192. TEL 703-648-5823. FAX 703-648-5857. pglynn@usgs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: Nine Federal agencies have been 
cooperating under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the research 
and development of multimedia environmental models. The MOU, which was 
revised in 2006, continues an effort that began in 2001. It establishes 
a framework for facilitating cooperation and coordination among the 
following agencies (the specific research organization within the 
agency is in parenthesis): National Science Foundation; U.S. Army Corps 
of Engineers (Engineer Research and Development Center); U.S. 
Department of Agriculture (Natural Resources Conservation Service); 
U.S. Department of Energy (Office of Biological and Environmental 
Research); U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Geological 
Survey; U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmosphere Administration; U.S. 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research); 
and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. These agencies are cooperating and 
coordinating in the research and development (R&D) of multimedia 
environmental models, software and related databases, including 
development, enhancements, applications and assessments of site 
specific, generic, and process-oriented multimedia environmental models 
as they pertain to human and environmental health risk assessment. 
Multimedia model development and simulation supports interagency 
interests in risk assessment, uncertainty analyses, water supply issues 
and contaminant transport.
    Purpose of the Public Meeting: The annual public meeting and 
workshop provides an opportunity for the scientific community, other 
Federal and State agencies, and the public to be briefed on ISCMEM 
activities and their initiatives for the upcoming year, and to discuss 
technological advancements in multimedia environmental modeling.
    Proposed Agenda: The ISCMEM Chair will open the meeting with a 
brief overview of the goals of the MOU and an update on current 
activities of ISCMEM. This introduction will be followed by a series of 
invited presentations starting on Tuesday morning, Oct 13, and ending 
on Thursday afternoon, Oct 15. A detailed agenda with presentation 
titles and speakers will be posted on the MOU public Web site: http://www.environmental-modeling.org. The topics covered will include: 
Environmental modeling frameworks, databases and cyberinfrastructure, 
community modeling efforts, parameter estimation, uncertainty and 
sensitivity analyses, optimization modeling, reactive transport 
modeling, watershed and distributed water quality modeling, modeling of 
ecosystem services and ecosystem functions.
    Meeting Access: The auditorium of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory 
Commission Headquarters building at 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 
is across the street from the White Flint Metro stop. The most 
convenient transportation to the meeting venue is via Metro since there 
is extremely limited on-street parking. Please take Metro to the White 
Flint Metro stop on the Red Line. To obtain access to the auditorium, 
all visitors must register with NRC security and have a valid photo-
identification card.
    Map location for White Flint METRO Stop adjacent to NRC 
Headquarters is: http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm#.

Pierre D. Glynn,
Chair, Federal Interagency Steering Committee on Multimedia 
Environmental Modeling.
[FR Doc. E9-21032 Filed 8-31-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4311-AM-P