Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting, 11175-11176 [2015-04249]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 40 / Monday, March 2, 2015 / Notices the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of the Interior. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.marineprotectedareas .noaa.gov. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting via web conference call of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. DATES: Members of the public wishing to participate in the meeting must register in advance by Friday, April 3, 2015. The meeting will be held Monday, April 6, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. EDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most up-to-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via web conference call. Register by contacting Gonzalo Cid at gonzalo.cid@ noaa.gov or 301–713–7278. Webinar and teleconference capacity may be limited. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Acting Designated Federal Officer, MPA FAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 7265, Fax: 301–713–3110); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http:// www.marineprotectedareas.noaa.gov). The Committee, composed of external, knowledgeable representatives of stakeholder groups, was established by the Department of Commerce (DOC) to provide advice to the Secretaries of Commerce and the Interior on implementation of Section 4 of Executive Order 13158, on marine protected areas. Matters to be Considered: The focus of the Committee’s meeting is a discussion of the Committee charge and Committee organization (e.g. Subcommittees and Workgroups) to address it. The Committee will also hear updates from asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Feb 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 Dated: February 13, 2015. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–04246 Filed 2–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 11175 be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. RIN 0648–XD793 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting Dated: February 25, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–04218 Filed 2–27–15; 8:45 am] National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Habitat Advisory Panel to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 9 a.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Seaport Inn and Marina, 110 Middle Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719; telephone: (508) 997–1281; fax: (508) 996–5717. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The panel will discuss and develop recommendations for preferred alternatives to Omnibus Habitat Amendment 2 (OHA2). They also plan to discuss specific topics related to OHA2 as requested by the Habitat committee. They will discuss other business as necessary. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal Advisory Committee established to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, the NOAA Administrator, on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, as amended, and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to the Panel for review and advice. Date and Time: The public meeting will be held from April 8–10, 2015. April 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon PST; April 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST; and April 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Long Beach, California, with the exact meeting location to be determined and posted online. Please refer to the following Web site for updates on the location, agenda, presentations, speaker’s biographies, the webinar, and public comments: http:// www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/ meetings.htm. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 11176 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 40 / Monday, March 2, 2015 / Notices Visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http:// nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/ hsrp.htm, or contact Lynne MersfelderLewis, HSRP Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301–713–2702 ext. 199; Fax: 301–713–4019; Email: lynne.mersfelder@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The meeting will be open to the public and public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the final agenda published before April 1, 2015, and posted on the HSRP Web site listed above. Each individual or group making verbal comments will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Comments will be recorded. Written comments should be submitted in advance to Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov by April 1, 2015. Written comments received after April 1, 2015, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed until the meeting. Public seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Times and agenda topics are subject to change. Refer to the HSRP Web site listed below for exact location and the updated meeting agenda: http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/ hsrp/hsrp.htm. Matters To Be Considered: Regional and local stakeholders will present to the HSRP on issues relevant to NOAA’s hydrographic services including: (1) The management, maintenance, interpretation, certification, and dissemination of bathymetric, hydrographic, shoreline, geodetic, geospatial, geomagnetic, and tide, water level, and current information, including the production of nautical charts, nautical information databases, and other products derived from hydrographic data; (2) the development of nautical information systems; and (3) related activities. Broad topic areas to be discussed will focus on the use and application of NOAA’s navigation, observations and positioning data, products, and services (coastal intelligence) to support: (1) The Long Beach—Los Angeles and California marine transportation system; (2) regional efforts to improve shipping efficiencies; (3) the NOAA Precision Navigation project to improve navigation decision support; (4) geospatial data and tools to support local and regional coastal planning and development; (5) other topics submitted by stakeholders. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Feb 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 The HSRP will hold focused breakout sessions to discuss challenges and issues on Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, 2015, on priority topics including: (1) Coastal Intelligence; (2) Coastal Resilience; and (3) Emerging Arctic navigation issues. The public is invited to participate and sign up for these sessions by contacting the HSRP Coordinator, Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis at email: Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov, or NOAA’s California Navigation Manager, Jeffrey Ferguson at email: Jeffrey.Ferguson@noaa.gov. The breakout sessions provide the public with the opportunity to interact with HSRP members on concerns or issues with NOAA’s navigation, observations, and positioning data, products, and services, and to present options or recommendations for improvement. The HSRP will consider input from these breakout sessions, and from the other meeting presentations, to develop its recommendations to the NOAA Under Secretary for improving NOAA’s suite of navigation, observation and positioning data, products, and services. Other matters to be discussed include activities relating to hydrography, geodesy, coastal mapping, and tides, currents and water levels, as well as administrative matters pertaining to the HSRP. The HSRP meeting will provide GoToWebinar services and teleconference capability for public access to listen to and observe the meeting presentations. Members of the public who wish to participate virtually must register in advance by April 1, 2015. Webinar service is available during the main sessions and teleconference capability is available during the break-out sessions. The times are subject to change and participants should refer to the HSRP Web site for the most up to date information. To register for virtual access or submit public comments before the virtual sessions begin, please submit requests by no later than April 1, 2015, to Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis at email: Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov. Dated: February 18, 2015. Gerd F. Glang, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–04249 Filed 2–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XD764 Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold a meeting. DATES: The SSC meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, March 18– 19, 2015. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. on March 18 and conclude by 2 p.m. on March 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Pier V, 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202; telephone: (410) 539–2000. Council address: Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 674–2331. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher M. Moore Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 800 N. State Street, Suite 201, Dover, DE 19901; telephone: (302) 526–5255. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda items to be discussed at the SSC meeting include: Review fishery performance report and multi-year ABC specifications for golden tilefish; discuss MAFMC risk policy and stock assessment level assignments; review Climate and Fisheries White Paper; update on research prioritization and five-year research plan development; review data poor methods applied to black sea bass for potential changes to current and future ABC specification; discuss outcomes from the Fifth National SSC Workshop; receive update on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management activities and building MSE capacity on Greater Atlantic Region; discuss SSC schedule and lead assignments for 2015. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during the meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 40 (Monday, March 2, 2015)]
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[Pages 11175-11176]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-04249]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting

AGENCY: National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal 
Advisory Committee established to advise the Under Secretary of 
Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, the NOAA Administrator, on matters 
related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 
303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, as amended, 
and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to 
the Panel for review and advice.
    Date and Time: The public meeting will be held from April 8-10, 
2015. April 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon PST; April 9 from 8:30 a.m. 
to 6:00 p.m. PST; and April 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Long Beach, California, with the exact meeting location 
to be determined and posted online. Please refer to the following Web 
site for updates on the location, agenda, presentations, speaker's 
biographies, the webinar, and public comments: http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/meetings.htm.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm, or contact Lynne 
Mersfelder-Lewis, HSRP Coordinator, National Ocean Service (NOS), 
Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301-713-2702 ext. 199; Fax: 301-713-
4019; Email: lynne.mersfelder@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public and 
public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times 
throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the 
final agenda published before April 1, 2015, and posted on the HSRP Web 
site listed above. Each individual or group making verbal comments will 
be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Comments will be 
recorded. Written comments should be submitted in advance to 
Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov by April 1, 2015. Written comments received 
after April 1, 2015, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be 
reviewed until the meeting. Public seating will be available on a 
first-come, first-served basis. Times and agenda topics are subject to 
change. Refer to the HSRP Web site listed below for exact location and 
the updated meeting agenda: http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm.
    Matters To Be Considered: Regional and local stakeholders will 
present to the HSRP on issues relevant to NOAA's hydrographic services 
including: (1) The management, maintenance, interpretation, 
certification, and dissemination of bathymetric, hydrographic, 
shoreline, geodetic, geospatial, geomagnetic, and tide, water level, 
and current information, including the production of nautical charts, 
nautical information databases, and other products derived from 
hydrographic data; (2) the development of nautical information systems; 
and (3) related activities.
    Broad topic areas to be discussed will focus on the use and 
application of NOAA's navigation, observations and positioning data, 
products, and services (coastal intelligence) to support: (1) The Long 
Beach--Los Angeles and California marine transportation system; (2) 
regional efforts to improve shipping efficiencies; (3) the NOAA 
Precision Navigation project to improve navigation decision support; 
(4) geospatial data and tools to support local and regional coastal 
planning and development; (5) other topics submitted by stakeholders.
    The HSRP will hold focused breakout sessions to discuss challenges 
and issues on Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10, 2015, on 
priority topics including: (1) Coastal Intelligence; (2) Coastal 
Resilience; and (3) Emerging Arctic navigation issues. The public is 
invited to participate and sign up for these sessions by contacting the 
HSRP Coordinator, Lynne Mersfelder-Lewis at email: 
Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov, or NOAA's California Navigation Manager, 
Jeffrey Ferguson at email: Jeffrey.Ferguson@noaa.gov.
    The breakout sessions provide the public with the opportunity to 
interact with HSRP members on concerns or issues with NOAA's 
navigation, observations, and positioning data, products, and services, 
and to present options or recommendations for improvement. The HSRP 
will consider input from these breakout sessions, and from the other 
meeting presentations, to develop its recommendations to the NOAA Under 
Secretary for improving NOAA's suite of navigation, observation and 
positioning data, products, and services. Other matters to be discussed 
include activities relating to hydrography, geodesy, coastal mapping, 
and tides, currents and water levels, as well as administrative matters 
pertaining to the HSRP.
    The HSRP meeting will provide GoToWebinar services and 
teleconference capability for public access to listen to and observe 
the meeting presentations. Members of the public who wish to 
participate virtually must register in advance by April 1, 2015. 
Webinar service is available during the main sessions and 
teleconference capability is available during the break-out sessions. 
The times are subject to change and participants should refer to the 
HSRP Web site for the most up to date information. To register for 
virtual access or submit public comments before the virtual sessions 
begin, please submit requests by no later than April 1, 2015, to Lynne 
Mersfelder-Lewis at email: Lynne.Mersfelder@noaa.gov.

    Dated: February 18, 2015.
Gerd F. Glang,
Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-04249 Filed 2-27-15; 8:45 am]
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