Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting, 48827-48828 [2015-20071]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 157 / Friday, August 14, 2015 / Notices To attend the webinar, visit: http://www.gotomeeting.com/online/ webinar/join-webinar. Enter the Webinar ID, which is 137–066–219, and your name and email address (required). Participants are encouraged to use their telephone, as this is the best practice to avoid technical issues and excessive feedback (see the PFMC GoToMeeting Audio Diagram for best practices). Please use your telephone for the audio portion of the meeting by dialing this TOLL number 1+562–247–8321 (not a toll-free number); then enter the Attendee phone audio access code: 692– 754–402; then enter your audio phone pin (shown after joining the webinar). System Requirements for PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 7, Vista, or XP; for Mac®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer; and for mobile attendees: iPhone®, iPad®, AndroidTM phone or Android tablet (See the GoToMeeting Webinar Apps). 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Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2425 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 11, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–20072 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE092 Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7: SEDAR Data Best Practices post-workshop webinar #3. AGENCY: A post workshop webinar #3 will be held as a follow up to the SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7 to develop best practice recommendations for SEDAR Data Workshops that was held on June 22–26, 2015 in Atlanta, GA. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. DATES: The SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7 post-workshop webinar #3 will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the timely completion of discussion relevant to the procedural workshop. Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or completed prior to the time established by this notice. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in participating should contact Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in advance of each webinar. SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, SC 29405. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48827 Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, phone: (843) 571–4366; email: julia.byrd@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three step process including: (1) Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing workshops and webinars; and (3) Review Workshop. SEDAR also coordinates procedural workshops which provide an opportunity for focused discussion and deliberation on topics that arise in multiple assessments. They are structured to develop best practices for addressing common issues across assessments. The seventh procedural workshop and subsequent post workshop webinars will develop best practice recommendations for SEDAR Data Workshops. Workshop objectives include developing an inventory of common or recurring data and analysis issues from SEDAR Data Workshops; documenting how the identified data and analysis issues were addressed in the past and identifying potential additional methods to address these issues; developing and selecting best practice procedures and approaches for addressing these issues in future, including procedures and approaches to follow when deviating from best practice recommendations; and identifying process to address future revision and evaluation of workshop recommendations, considering all unaddressed data and analysis issues. The post-workshop webinar #3 will be held to finalize best practice recommendations from the workshop. 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 be restricted to those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to take final action to address the emergency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Special Accommodations This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 48828 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 157 / Friday, August 14, 2015 / Notices aids should be directed to the SEDAR office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Note: The times and sequence specified in this agenda are subject to change. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: August 11, 2015. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2015–20071 Filed 8–13–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Councils Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. AGENCY: ONMS is seeking applications for vacant seats for seven of its 13 national marine sanctuary advisory councils (advisory councils). Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary member and alternate), for each of the advisory councils are listed in this notice under Supplementary Information. Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; views regarding the protection and management of marine or Great Lake resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members or alternates should expect to serve two- or three year terms, pursuant to the charter of the specific national marine sanctuary advisory council. DATES: Applications are due by September 30, 2015. ADDRESSES: Application kits are specific to each advisory council. As such, application kits must be obtained from and returned to the council-specific addresses noted below. • Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Michael Murray, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, University of California Santa Barbara, Ocean Science Education Building 514, MC 6155, Santa Barbara, CA 93106–6155; (805) 893– 6418; email Michael.Murray@noaa.gov; asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:50 Aug 13, 2015 Jkt 235001 or download application from http:// channelislands.noaa.gov/sac/council_ news.html. • Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Lilli Ferguson, Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, P.O. Box 159, Olema, CA 94950; (415) 464–5265; email Lilli.Ferguson@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// cordellbank.noaa.gov. • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Beth Dieveney, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, 33 East Quay Rd., Key West, FL 33040; (305) 809–4700 extension 228; email Beth.Dieveney@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// floridakeys.noaa.gov/sac/ welcome.html?s=sac. • Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Becky Shortland, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, 10 Ocean Science Circle, Savannah, GA 31411; (912) 598–2381; email Becky.Shortland@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// graysreef.noaa.gov/management/sac/ council_news.html. • Monitor National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Katherine Van Dam, Monitor National Marine Sanctuary, 100 Museum Drive, Newport News, VA 23606; (757) 591–7350; email Katherine.VanDam@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// monitor.noaa.gov/advisory/news.html. • Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Erin Ovalle, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, 99 Pacific St., Building 455A, Monterey, CA; (831) 647–4206; email Erin.Ovalle@noaa.gov; or download application from http:// montereybay.noaa.gov/welcome.html. • Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Nathalie Ward, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, 175 Edward Foster Road, Scituate, MA 02066; (781) 545–8026 extension 206; email Nathalie.Ward@ noaa.gov; or download application from http://stellwagen.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on a particular national marine sanctuary advisory council, please contact the individual identified in the Addresses section of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ONMS serves as the trustee for 14 marine protected areas encompassing more than 170,000 square miles of ocean and Great Lakes waters from the Hawaiian Islands to the Florida Keys, and from Lake Huron to American Samoa. National marine sanctuaries protect our Nation’s most vital coastal and marine natural PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and cultural resources, and through active research, management, and public engagement, sustains healthy environments that are the foundation for thriving communities and stable economies. One of the many ways ONMS ensures public participation in the designation and management of national marine sanctuaries is through the formation of advisory councils. National marine sanctuary advisory councils are community-based advisory groups established to provide advice and recommendations to the superintendents of the national marine sanctuaries on issues including management, science, service, and stewardship; and to serve as liaisons between their constituents in the community and the sanctuary. Additional information on ONMS and its advisory councils can be found at http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov. Information related to the purpose, policies and operational requirements for advisory councils can be found in the charter for a particular advisory council (http:// sanctuaries.noaa.gov/management/ac/ council_charters.html) and the National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Implementation Handbook (http:// www.sanctuaries.noaa.gov/ management/ac/acref.html). The following is a list of the vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary member or alternate), for each of the advisory councils currently seeking applications for members and alternates: Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Public Atlarge (alternate). Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Community-At-Large—Sonoma County (primary member); Community-ALarge—Sonoma County (alternate); Conservation (primary member); Conservation (alternate); Maritime Activities (primary member); and Maritime Activities (alternate). Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Conservation and Environment (primary member); Education and Outreach (primary member); Education and Outreach (alternate); Fishing— Commercial—Shell/Scale (primary member); Fishing—Commercial—Shell/ Scale (alternate); Submerged and Cultural Resources (primary member); Submerged and Cultural Resources (alternate); Tourism—Upper Keys (primary member); and Tourism— Upper Keys (alternate). Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council: Charter/ Commercial Fishing (primary member); Conservation (primary member); K–12 Education (primary member); Non- E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 157 (Friday, August 14, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 48827-48828]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20071]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE092


Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment and 
Review (SEDAR); Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7: SEDAR Data Best 
Practices post-workshop webinar #3.

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SUMMARY: A post workshop webinar #3 will be held as a follow up to the 
SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7 to develop best practice recommendations 
for SEDAR Data Workshops that was held on June 22-26, 2015 in Atlanta, 
GA. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

DATES: The SEDAR Procedural Workshop 7 post-workshop webinar #3 will be 
held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. The 
established times may be adjusted as necessary to accommodate the 
timely completion of discussion relevant to the procedural workshop. 
Such adjustments may result in the meeting being extended from, or 
completed prior to the time established by this notice. See 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held via webinar. The 
webinar is open to members of the public. Those interested in 
participating should contact Julia Byrd at SEDAR (see FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT) to request an invitation providing webinar access 
information. Please request webinar invitations at least 24 hours in 
advance of each webinar.
    SEDAR address: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, North Charleston, 
SC 29405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julia Byrd, SEDAR Coordinator, phone: 
(843) 571-4366; email: julia.byrd@safmc.net.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Gulf of Mexico, South Atlantic, and 
Caribbean Fishery Management Councils, in conjunction with NOAA 
Fisheries and the Atlantic and Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commissions 
have implemented the Southeast Data, Assessment and Review (SEDAR) 
process, a multi-step method for determining the status of fish stocks 
in the Southeast Region. SEDAR is a three step process including: (1) 
Data Workshop; (2) Assessment Process utilizing workshops and webinars; 
and (3) Review Workshop.
    SEDAR also coordinates procedural workshops which provide an 
opportunity for focused discussion and deliberation on topics that 
arise in multiple assessments. They are structured to develop best 
practices for addressing common issues across assessments. The seventh 
procedural workshop and subsequent post workshop webinars will develop 
best practice recommendations for SEDAR Data Workshops.
    Workshop objectives include developing an inventory of common or 
recurring data and analysis issues from SEDAR Data Workshops; 
documenting how the identified data and analysis issues were addressed 
in the past and identifying potential additional methods to address 
these issues; developing and selecting best practice procedures and 
approaches for addressing these issues in future, including procedures 
and approaches to follow when deviating from best practice 
recommendations; and identifying process to address future revision and 
evaluation of workshop recommendations, considering all unaddressed 
data and analysis issues. The post-workshop webinar #3 will be held to 
finalize best practice recommendations from the workshop.
    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 be restricted to 
those issues specifically identified in this notice and any issues 
arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action 
under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and 
Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the intent to 
take final action to address the emergency.

Special Accommodations

    This meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Requests 
for auxiliary

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aids should be directed to the SEDAR office (see ADDRESSES) at least 10 
business days prior to the meeting.

    Note:  The times and sequence specified in this agenda are 
subject to change.


    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.

    Dated: August 11, 2015.
Tracey L. Thompson,
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National 
Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2015-20071 Filed 8-13-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-22-P