Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information, 3557 [2015-01058]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 15 / Friday, January 23, 2015 / Notices entirely voluntary and will usually be in conjunction with workshops related to water resources and/or climate. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration II. Method of Collection Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 24, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Edward Clark: (301) 427– 9350 or edward.clark@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a currently approved information collection. As part of the NOAA mission: ‘‘To understand and predict changes in Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation’s economic, social, and environmental needs’’, the proposed survey will be part of a stakeholder engagement effort to more clearly define what those needs are. The proposed survey will be used to engage with and assess the science and forecasting needs of stakeholders in the water resources sector. The water resources sector includes agencies and companies operating reservoirs, and private and public interests in regulating rivers. The survey is designed to (1) assess the accessibility and utility of water and climate information and data, (2) assess participants’ perceptions and knowledge about water and climate, and (3) evaluate user needs and the gaps in existing water and climate information. Participation in the survey will be VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Jan 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 Web-based, or paper if there is no Internet access. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0645. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Not for profit institutions; state, local, or tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations; federal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $100 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: January 16, 2015. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–01058 Filed 1–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–KE–P PO 00000 3557 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ¯ ¯ Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and University of Hawaii Research Internship Program National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 24, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Daniel Wagner, 808–725– 5836, Daniel.Wagner@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for a new collection of information. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ¯ ¯ (NOAA’s) Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument (PMNM) would like to collect student data and information for the purposes of selecting candidates for its research internship program in partnership with the University of Hawaii. The application package would contain: (1) A form requesting information on academic background and professional experiences, (2) reference forms in support of the internship application by two educational or professional references, and (3) a support letter from one academic professor or advisor. II. Method of Collection Electronic applications and electronic forms submitted via email. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 15 (Friday, January 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 3557]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-01058]



[[Page 3557]]

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; User Engagement 
Survey for Water Resources Forecasts and Climate Information

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 24, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Edward Clark: (301) 427-9350 or edward.clark@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    As part of the NOAA mission: ``To understand and predict changes in 
Earth's environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine 
resources to meet our Nation's economic, social, and environmental 
needs'', the proposed survey will be part of a stakeholder engagement 
effort to more clearly define what those needs are. The proposed survey 
will be used to engage with and assess the science and forecasting 
needs of stakeholders in the water resources sector. The water 
resources sector includes agencies and companies operating reservoirs, 
and private and public interests in regulating rivers. The survey is 
designed to (1) assess the accessibility and utility of water and 
climate information and data, (2) assess participants' perceptions and 
knowledge about water and climate, and (3) evaluate user needs and the 
gaps in existing water and climate information. Participation in the 
survey will be entirely voluntary and will usually be in conjunction 
with workshops related to water resources and/or climate.

II. Method of Collection

    Web-based, or paper if there is no Internet access.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0645.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Not for profit institutions; state, local, or 
tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations; federal 
government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 90.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $100 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: January 16, 2015.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-01058 Filed 1-22-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-KE-P