National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa) May 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research; NOAA Science Advisory Board's Ecosystem Sciences and Management Working Group
Document Number: E8-11415
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere requested the NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) to establish a standing working group to provide scientific advice and broad direction on NOAA's ecosystem related programs in the context of both national and international activities. The Ecosystem Sciences and Management Working Group (ESMWG) will focus on research, monitoring, and management components of NOAA's ecosystem portfolio, as well as the underlying observations and data management issues. The ESMWG will assist in establishing plans, assessing progress, and reviewing priorities on a continuing basis. The ESMWG will be composed of 10-12 scientists and leaders in the following disciplines as related to ecosystem sciences and management: social science, oceanography, living marine resources, sampling and remote sensing, and modeling. The SAB is requesting nominations for membership in the ESMWG.