Request for Information: Technical Inputs and Assessment Capacity Related to Regional, Sectoral, and Cross-Cutting Assessments for the 2013 U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) Report and the Ongoing NCA Process, 55364 [2011-22743]

Download as PDF 55364 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 7, 2011 / Notices will hold a working meeting, which is open to the public. DATES: The GMT meeting will be held Monday, October 3, 2011 from 1 p.m. until business for the day is completed. The GMT meeting will reconvene Tuesday, October 4 through Friday, October 7 from 8:30 a.m. until business for each day has been completed. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Western Regional Center’s Sand Point Facility, Building 9 Rooms A and B, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115–6349; telephone: (206) 526–6150. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kelly Ames, Staff Officer, Pacific Council: (503) 820–2280. 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For complete instructions and supplementary information please see the original Federal Register Notice of a Request for Information at 76 FR 41217 (July 13, 2011), or the United States Global Change Research Program at http://assessment.globalchange.gov. ADDRESSES: General comments and expressions of interest should be submitted via email to Emily Therese Cloyd, NCA Public Participation and Engagement Coordinator, at ecloyd@usgcrp.gov. [Docket No. 110614333–1503–02] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 31, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. 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More information on the NCA process, including the strategic plan, proposed report outline, and information about the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC), can be found at http://assessment.globalchange.gov. This amendment provides a deadline of October 1, 2011 for EOIs describing anticipated inputs for the 2012 NCA report. SUMMARY: The deadline for EOIs describing anticipated inputs for the 2013 NCA report is October 1, 2011. As described in the RFI, the deadline for subsequent inputs for the 2013 NCA report remains March 1, 2012. A full draft of the NCA report is anticipated by mid-2012, so that scientific and subject-matter experts and the broader public will have sufficient time to review the draft and provide comments to the NCADAC on its content. A full year is planned to review and revise the report, with a planned DATES: Special Accommodations VerDate Mar<15>2010 be issued to non-Federal employees participating in the meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[Docket No. 110614333-1503-02]


Request for Information: Technical Inputs and Assessment Capacity 
Related to Regional, Sectoral, and Cross-Cutting Assessments for the 
2013 U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) Report and the Ongoing NCA 
Process

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

ACTION: Request for information.

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SUMMARY: This notice is an amendment to the request for information 
(RFI) published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 (76 
FR 41217). This RFI sought comments and expressions of interest (EOI) 
from the public in providing technical inputs and/or offering 
assessment capacity on topics related to National Climate Assessment 
(NCA) regional, sectoral, and cross-cutting topics proposed for the 
2013 NCA report and the ongoing NCA process. More information on the 
NCA process, including the strategic plan, proposed report outline, and 
information about the National Climate Assessment Development and 
Advisory Committee (NCADAC), can be found at http://assessment.globalchange.gov. This amendment provides a deadline of 
October 1, 2011 for EOIs describing anticipated inputs for the 2012 NCA 
report.

DATES: The deadline for EOIs describing anticipated inputs for the 2013 
NCA report is October 1, 2011. As described in the RFI, the deadline 
for subsequent inputs for the 2013 NCA report remains March 1, 2012.
    A full draft of the NCA report is anticipated by mid-2012, so that 
scientific and subject-matter experts and the broader public will have 
sufficient time to review the draft and provide comments to the NCADAC 
on its content. A full year is planned to review and revise the report, 
with a planned release of the final report in mid-2013. For complete 
instructions and supplementary information please see the original 
Federal Register Notice of a Request for Information at 76 FR 41217 
(July 13, 2011), or the United States Global Change Research Program at 
http://assessment.globalchange.gov.

ADDRESSES: General comments and expressions of interest should be 
submitted via email to Emily Therese Cloyd, NCA Public Participation 
and Engagement Coordinator, at ecloyd@usgcrp.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any questions about the content of 
this request should be sent to Emily Therese Cloyd, NCA Public 
Participation and Engagement Coordinator, U.S. Global Change Research 
Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 250, Washington, DC 
20006, Telephone (202) 223-6262, Fax (202) 223-3065, e-mail 
ecloyd@usgcrp.gov. For more information about the NCA process, 
including the strategic plan, proposed report outline, and information 
about the NCADAC, please visit http://assessment.globalchange.gov.

    Dated: August 31, 2011
Mark E. Brown,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
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