Geological Survey 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments; The William T. Pecora Award Application and Nomination Process
Document Number: 2014-29356
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-16
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. This collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2015.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the ISO Geospatial Metadata Editors Registry
Document Number: 2014-26858
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-13
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) are notifying the public that we have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the information collection request (ICR) described below. To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-21367
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-09
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on September 23-24, 2014 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in Room 201 Instructional East. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include:
Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science Meeting
Document Number: 2014-20148
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-25
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, we announce that the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and Natural Resource Science will hold a meeting.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-19727
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-20
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. This collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2014.
Open Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI)
Document Number: 2014-17799
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-29
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the ACWI. This meeting is to discuss broad policy-related topics relating to national water initiatives, and the development and dissemination of water information, through reports from ACWI subgroups. The agenda will include updates from ACWI's various subcommittees; a report on the 9th National Monitoring Conference, which was held earlier this year in Cincinnati, Ohio; a presentation of the water chapter of the Third National Climate Assessment; and a report on the Hydrologic Frequency Analysis Work Group's progress on revising Bulletin 17B, Guidelines For Determining Flood Flow Frequency. The ACWI was established under the authority of the Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-92-01 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the ACWI is to provide a forum for water information users and professionals to advise the Federal Government on activities and plans that may improve the effectiveness of meeting the Nation's water information needs. Member organizations help to foster communications between the Federal and non-Federal sectors on sharing water information. Membership, limited to 35 organizations, represents a wide range of water resources interests and functions. Representation on the ACWI includes all levels of government, academia, private industry, and professional and technical societies. For more information on the ACWI, its membership, subgroups, meetings and activities, please see the Web site at: http://ACWI.gov.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2014-12558
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-30
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on June 24-25, 2014 at the South Interior Building Auditorium, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20240. The meeting will be held in the first floor Auditorium. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was established to advise the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) on management of Federal geospatial programs, the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-16. Topics to be addressed at the meeting include: Leadership Dialogue. FGDC Report (National Geospatial Data Asset Management Plan, Geospatial Platform). NSDI Strategic Plan Implementation. NGAC Subcommittee Reports. 3D Elevation Program Update. FirstNet Update. The meeting will include an opportunity for public comment on June 25. Comments may also be submitted to the NGAC in writing. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance. Please register by contacting Arista Maher at the U.S. Geological Survey (703-648-6283, amaher@usgs.gov). Registrations are due by June 20, 2014. While the meeting will be open to the public, registration is required for entrance to the South Interior Building, and seating may be limited due to room capacity.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments
Document Number: 2014-06456
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-25
Agency: Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
We (the U.S. Geological Survey) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) described below. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC.