U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Meeting, 13775-13776 [2016-05782]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2016 / Notices 13775 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: NMFS and the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) will convene the 61st SAW Stock Assessment Review Committee for the purpose of reviewing the stock assessment of Atlantic surfclam. The Northeast Regional SAW is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by SAW working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Stock Assessment Review Committee, or SARC. The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process. DATES: The public portion of the Stock Assessment Review Committee Meeting will be held from July 19, 2016, through July 21, 2016. The meeting will commence on July 19, 2016, at 10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the daily meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the S.H. Clark Conference Room in the Aquarium Building of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543. 10 a.m.–10:30 a.m. ........................................... 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. ........................................... 12 p.m.–1 p.m. .................................................. 1 p.m.–3:30 p.m. ............................................... 3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m. .......................................... 3:45 p.m.–5:45 p.m. .......................................... 5:45 p.m.–6 p.m. ............................................... Welcome Introductions ..................................... Surfclam Assessment Presentation ................. Lunch. Surfclam Presentation (cont.) ........................... Break. Surfclam SARC Discussion .............................. Public Comment Period. James Weinberg, SAW Chair. Dan Hennen. Revisit with Presenters ..................................... Break. Revisit with Presenters ..................................... Public Comment Period. Lunch. Review/Edit Assessment Summary Report ..... Break. SARC Report Writing ....................................... SARC Chair. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE475 SAW–SARC 61 Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Sheena Steiner, 508–495–2177; email: sheena.steiner@noaa.gov; or, James Weinberg, 508–495–2352; email: james.weinberg@noaa.gov. For further information, please visit the NEFSC Web site at http:// www.nefsc.noaa.gov. For additional information about the SARC meeting and the stock assessment review of Atlantic surfclam, please visit the NMFS/NEFSC SAW Web page at http:// www.nefsc.noaa.gov/saw/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DAILY MEETING AGENDA—SAW/ SARC 61 Benchmark Stock Assessment for Atlantic Surfclam (Subject to Change. All Times Are Approximate, and May Be Changed at the Discretion of the SARC Chair). Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Dan Hennen. Michael Wilberg, SARC Chair. Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9 a.m.–10:45 a.m. ............................................. 10:45 a.m.–11 a.m. ........................................... 11 a.m.–11:45 a.m. ........................................... 11:45 a.m.–12 p.m. ........................................... 12 p.m.–1:15 p.m. ............................................. 1:15 p.m.–4 p.m. ............................................... 4–4:15 p.m. ........................................................ 4:15 p.m.–5 p.m. ............................................... SARC Chair. SARC Chair. SARC Chair. Thursday, July 21, 2016 SARC Report Writing ....................................... SARC Chair. The meeting is open to the public; however, during the ‘SARC Report Writing’ sessions on July 20 and 21, the public should not engage in discussion with the SARC. Dated: March 10, 2016. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2016–05801 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] Special Accommodations asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 9 a.m.–5 p.m. .................................................... BILLING CODE 3510–22–P U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory Committee Meeting This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Special requests should be directed to Sheena Steiner at the NEFSC, 508–495–2177, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) Advisory SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 13776 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2016 / Notices Committee (Committee) in Washington, DC. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change. Refer to the Web page listed below for the most upto-date meeting agenda. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, 1201 New York Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Designated Federal Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1315 East-West Highway, Second Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 240– 533–9466; Fax 301–713–3281; Email jessica.snowden@noaa.gov or visit the U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/ advisorycommittee. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established by the NOAA Administrator as directed by Section 12304 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act, part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111– 11). The Committee advises the NOAA Administrator and the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 12302 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 and other appropriate matters as the Under Secretary refers to the Committee for review and advice. The Committee will provide advice on: (a) Administration, operation, management, and maintenance of the System; (b) expansion and periodic modernization and upgrade of technology components of the System; (c) identification of end-user communities, their needs for information provided by the System, and the System’s effectiveness in dissemination information to end-user communities and to the general public; and (d) any other purpose identified by the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere or the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee. The meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-minute public 10 a.m.–10:30 a.m. .................................. 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ............................. 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. ............................... 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. ................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Mar 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 comment period on April 5, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. and on April 6, 2016, from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (check agenda on Web site to confirm time.) The Committee expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by the Designated Federal Official by March 22, 2016 to provide sufficient time for Committee review. Written comments received after March 22, 2016, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will focus on ongoing committee priorities, including messaging IOOS to a new administration, incorporating more biological data variables, and increasing engagement with industry. This meeting will also focus specifically on how the U.S. IOOS federal agencies may better leverage their existing assets. The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at http:// www.ioos.noaa.gov/advisorycommittee. Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Designated Federal Official at 240–533–9466 by March 22, 2016. Dated: March 1, 2016. Zdenka Willis, Director, U.S. IOOS Program, National Ocean Service. [FR Doc. 2016–05782 Filed 3–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XE477 SAW–SARC 62 Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. AGENCY: ACTION: NMFS and the Northeast Regional Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) will convene the 62nd SAW Stock Assessment Review Committee for the purpose of reviewing the stock assessments of Black Sea Bass and Witch Flounder. The Northeast Regional SAW is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by SAW working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts called the Stock Assessment Review Committee, or SARC. The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process. SUMMARY: The public portion of the Stock Assessment Review Committee Meeting will be held from November 29, 2016– December 2, 2016. The meeting will commence on November 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the daily meeting agenda. DATES: The meeting will be held in the S.H. Clark Conference Room in the Aquarium Building of the National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC), 166 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA 02543. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheena Steiner, 508–495–2177; email: sheena.steiner@noaa.gov; or, James Weinberg, 508–495–2352; email: james.weinberg@noaa.gov. For further information, please visit the NEFSC Web site at http:// www.nefsc.noaa.gov. For additional information about the SARC meeting and the stock assessment review of Black Sea Bass and Witch Flounder, please visit the NMFS/NEFSC SAW Web page at http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/ saw/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DAILY MEETING AGENDA—SAW/ SARC 62 Benchmark Stock Assessment for Black Sea Bass and Witch Flounder (Subject to Change. All Times Are Approximate, and May Be Changed at the Discretion of the SARC Chair). Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Welcome Introductions ....................................................... Black Sea Bass Assessment Presentation ........................ Lunch. BSB Presentation (cont.) .................................................... PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of public meeting. James Weinberg, SAW Chair. Gary Shepherd. Gary Shepherd. E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13775-13776]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-05782]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory 
Committee Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S. Integrated 
Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) Advisory

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Committee (Committee) in Washington, DC.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 9:00 
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 
p.m. 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 at the Consortium for Ocean 
Leadership, 1201 New York Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Snowden, Designated Federal 
Official, U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee, U.S. IOOS Program, 1315 East-
West Highway, Second Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 240-533-
9466; Fax 301-713-3281; Email jessica.snowden@noaa.gov or visit the 
U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Web site at http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/advisorycommittee.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established by the NOAA 
Administrator as directed by Section 12304 of the Integrated Coastal 
and Ocean Observation System Act, part of the Omnibus Public Land 
Management Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-11). The Committee advises the NOAA 
Administrator and the Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on 
matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in 
section 12302 of the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System 
Act of 2009 and other appropriate matters as the Under Secretary refers 
to the Committee for review and advice. The Committee will provide 
advice on:
    (a) Administration, operation, management, and maintenance of the 
System;
    (b) expansion and periodic modernization and upgrade of technology 
components of the System;
    (c) identification of end-user communities, their needs for 
information provided by the System, and the System's effectiveness in 
dissemination information to end-user communities and to the general 
public; and
    (d) any other purpose identified by the Under Secretary of Commerce 
for Oceans and Atmosphere or the Interagency Ocean Observation 
Committee.
    The meeting will be open to public participation with a 30-minute 
public comment period on April 5, 2016, from 4:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. and 
on April 6, 2016, from 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (check agenda on Web site 
to confirm time.) The Committee expects that public statements 
presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously 
submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each individual or 
group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of 
three (3) minutes. Written comments should be received by the 
Designated Federal Official by March 22, 2016 to provide sufficient 
time for Committee review. Written comments received after March 22, 
2016, will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed 
prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a first-come, 
first-served basis.
    Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will focus on ongoing 
committee priorities, including messaging IOOS to a new administration, 
incorporating more biological data variables, and increasing engagement 
with industry. This meeting will also focus specifically on how the 
U.S. IOOS federal agencies may better leverage their existing assets. 
The agenda is subject to change. The latest version will be posted at 
http://www.ioos.noaa.gov/advisorycommittee.
    Special Accomodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jessica Snowden, Designated 
Federal Official at 240-533-9466 by March 22, 2016.

    Dated: March 1, 2016.
Zdenka Willis,
Director, U.S. IOOS Program, National Ocean Service.
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