National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Executive Council Meeting, 51449 [2018-22139]

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Method of Collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Jkt 247001 The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) Program Office will hold an organizational meeting of the NIDIS Executive Council on November 1, 2018. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. EST to 4 p.m. EST. These times and the agenda topics are subject to change. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hall of the States, Room 383/385, 444 North Capitol St. NW, Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Veva Deheza, NIDIS Executive Director, David Skaggs Research Center, Room GD102, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305. Email: Veva.Deheza@noaa.gov; or visit the NIDIS website at www.drought.gov. DATES: The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) was established by Public Law 109–430 on December 20, 2006, and reauthorized by Public Law 113–86 on March 6, 2014, with a mandate to provide an effective drought early warning system for the United States; coordinate, and integrate as practicable, Federal research in support of a drought early warning system; and build upon existing forecasting and assessment programs and partnerships. See 15 U.S.C. 313d. The Public Law also calls for consultation with ‘‘relevant Federal, regional, State, tribal, and local government agencies, research institutions, and the private sector’’ in the development of NIDIS. 15 U.S.C. 313d(c). The NIDIS Executive Council provides the NIDIS Program Office with an opportunity to engage in individual consultation with senior resource officials from NIDIS’s Federal partners, as well as leaders from state and local government, academia, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector. Status: This meeting will be open to public participation. Individuals interested in attending should register at SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51449 https://cpaess.ucar.edu/meetings/2018/ fall-2018-nidis-executive-councilmeeting. Please refer to this web page for the most up-to-date meeting times and agenda. Seating at the meeting will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Special Accommodations: This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on October 24, 2018, to Elizabeth Ossowski, Program Coordinator, David Skaggs Research Center, Room GD102, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305; Email: Elizabeth.Ossowski@noaa.gov. Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following topics: (1) NIDIS implementation updates and 2018 priorities, (2) Executive Council member updates and 2018 priorities, (3) Federal coordination around drought early warning, (4) the National Drought Resilience Partnership, (5) the U.S. Drought Monitor, (6) Drought development and current response in the Southwestern U.S., and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s AgriMET System, and (7) Planning for the 2019 National Drought Forum. Dated: September 28, 2018. David Holst, Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS); Executive 
Council Meeting

AGENCY: Climate Program Office (CPO), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) 
Program Office will hold an organizational meeting of the NIDIS 
Executive Council on November 1, 2018.

DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. 
EST to 4 p.m. EST. These times and the agenda topics are subject to 
change.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hall of the States, Room 
383/385, 444 North Capitol St. NW, Washington, DC 20001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Veva Deheza, NIDIS Executive Director, 
David Skaggs Research Center, Room GD102, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 
80305. Email: [email protected]; or visit the NIDIS website at 
www.drought.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Integrated Drought Information 
System (NIDIS) was established by Public Law 109-430 on December 20, 
2006, and reauthorized by Public Law 113-86 on March 6, 2014, with a 
mandate to provide an effective drought early warning system for the 
United States; coordinate, and integrate as practicable, Federal 
research in support of a drought early warning system; and build upon 
existing forecasting and assessment programs and partnerships. See 15 
U.S.C. 313d. The Public Law also calls for consultation with ``relevant 
Federal, regional, State, tribal, and local government agencies, 
research institutions, and the private sector'' in the development of 
NIDIS. 15 U.S.C. 313d(c). The NIDIS Executive Council provides the 
NIDIS Program Office with an opportunity to engage in individual 
consultation with senior resource officials from NIDIS's Federal 
partners, as well as leaders from state and local government, academia, 
nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector.
    Status: This meeting will be open to public participation. 
Individuals interested in attending should register at https://cpaess.ucar.edu/meetings/2018/fall-2018-nidis-executive-council-meeting. Please refer to this web page for the most up-to-date meeting 
times and agenda. Seating at the meeting will be available on a first-
come, first-served basis.
    Special Accommodations: This meeting is physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on October 24, 2018, to Elizabeth 
Ossowski, Program Coordinator, David Skaggs Research Center, Room 
GD102, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305; Email: 
[email protected].
    Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following 
topics: (1) NIDIS implementation updates and 2018 priorities, (2) 
Executive Council member updates and 2018 priorities, (3) Federal 
coordination around drought early warning, (4) the National Drought 
Resilience Partnership, (5) the U.S. Drought Monitor, (6) Drought 
development and current response in the Southwestern U.S., and U.S. 
Bureau of Reclamation's AgriMET System, and (7) Planning for the 2019 
National Drought Forum.

    Dated: September 28, 2018.
David Holst,
Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-22139 Filed 10-10-18; 8:45 am]
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