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Notices
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 1 / Friday, January 2, 2015 / 
Notices

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 
U.S.C. 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: National Oceanographic Data Center Send2NODC Web 
Application.
    OMB Control Number: 0648-0024.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Request: Regular (reinstatement with change of a previously 
approved information collection).
    Number of Respondents: 200.
    Average Hours per Response: 1 hour.
    Burden Hours: 300.
    Needs and Uses: This request is for reinstatement with change of a 
previously approved information collection. When creating a Request to 
Archive oceanographic data or information at the United States (U.S.) 
National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), well-organized and complete 
metadata describing those data are needed for long term understanding 
and use of those data. The Send2NODC web application provides a web-
based form for easily collecting required and optional descriptive 
metadata to describe oceanographic data in a way that supports 
Executive Order 12906 and structures those metadata to conform to the 
internationally used ISO19115-2 Geospatial Metadata standard. 
Descriptive metadata informs the suitability of data for use by future 
data users and should provide critical context about how data were 
collected, what techniques and measurements were made, and data quality 
characterizations. Information about the data provider or other 
individuals is used only by NODC to contact the data provider with 
questions about submitted data, about the status of the data in the 
archival process, and to provide appropriate scientific recognition and 
attribution for submitted data. Send2NODC will be used by ocean 
scientists, principal investigators and their data managers.
    Change: Information submission is now generally web-based.

Method of Collection

    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; businesses or other 
for-profit organizations; state, local and tribal governments, federal 
government.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. 
Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections 
currently under review by OMB.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395-5806.

    Dated: December 29, 2014.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-30765 Filed 12-31-14; 8:45 am]
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