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The NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) asked the SAB to review the existing and planned satellite programs and consider proposed alternatives to them. This report provides findings and rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:15 Oct 09, 2012 Jkt 229001 recommendations from the SATTF on this topic. DATES: Comments on this draft report must be received by 5 p.m. on November 9, 2012. ADDRESSES: The Draft Report of the SATTF will be available on the NOAA Science Advisory Board Web site at www.sab.noaa.gov/Reports/sattf.html. The public is encouraged to submit comments electronically to noaa.sab.comments2@noaa.gov. For individuals who do not have access to the Internet, comments may be submitted in writing to: NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) c/o Dr. Cynthia Decker, 1315 East-West Highway-R/ SAB, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[Docket Number 120928506-2506-01]
RIN 0648-XC276


Science Advisory Board Satellite Task Force; Availability of 
Draft Report and Request for Comments

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

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: NOAA Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) 
publishes this notice on behalf of the NOAA Science Advisory Board 
(SAB) to announce the availability of the draft report of the SAB 
Satellite Task Force (here called the SATTF) for public comment. The 
draft report of the SATTF has been prepared at NOAA's request made in 
September 2011. The NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and 
Information Service (NESDIS) asked the SAB to review the existing and 
planned satellite programs and consider proposed alternatives to them. 
This report provides findings and recommendations from the SATTF on 
this topic.

DATES: Comments on this draft report must be received by 5 p.m. on 
November 9, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The Draft Report of the SATTF will be available on the NOAA 
Science Advisory Board Web site at www.sab.noaa.gov/Reports/sattf.html. 
The public is encouraged to submit comments electronically to 
noaa.sab.comments2@noaa.gov. For individuals who do not have access to 
the Internet, comments may be submitted in writing to: NOAA Science 
Advisory Board (SAB) c/o Dr. Cynthia Decker, 1315 East-West Highway-R/
SAB, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, 1315 East-West Highway-R/SAB, 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Fax: 301-734-1459) 
during normal business hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday 
through Friday, or visit the NOAA SAB Web site at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For more information on the charge of the 
SATTF, please visit the SAB Web site: http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Working_Groups/current/SATTF%20TOR%20NOAA%20FINAL.pdf.
    The SAB is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act and 
is the only Federal Advisory Committee with the responsibility to 
advise the Under Secretary of NOAA on long- and short-term strategies 
for research, education, and application of science to resource 
management and environmental assessment and prediction.
    NOAA welcomes all comments on the content of the draft report. We 
also request comments on any inconsistencies perceived within the 
report, and possible omissions of important topics or issues. This 
draft report is being issued for comment only and is not intended for 
interim use. For any shortcoming noted within the report, please 
propose specific remedies. Suggested changes will be incorporated where 
appropriate, and a final report will be posted on the SAB Web site 
prior to the November 2012 SAB meeting.
    Please follow these instructions for preparing and submitting 
comments. Using the format guidance described below will facilitate the 
processing of comments and assure that all comments are appropriately 
considered. Overview comments should be provided first and should be 
numbered. Comments that are specific to particular pages, paragraphs or 
lines of the section should follow any overview comments and should 
identify the page and line numbers to which they apply. Please number 
each page of your comments.

    Dated: October 2, 2012.
Andy Baldus,
Acting Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-24864 Filed 10-9-12; 8:45 am]
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