National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa) 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Nomination of Existing Marine Protected Areas to the National System of Marine Protected Areas
Document Number: 2011-33540
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
In July 2011, NOAA and the Department of the Interior (DOI) invited federal, state, commonwealth, and territorial marine protected area (MPA) programs with potentially eligible existing MPAs to nominate their sites to the National System of MPAs (national system). The national system and the nomination process are described in the Framework for the National System of Marine Protected Areas of the United States (Framework), developed in response to Executive Order 13158 on Marine Protected Areas. The final Framework was published on November 19, 2008, (73 FR 69608) and provides guidance for collaborative efforts among federal, state, commonwealth, territorial, tribal and local governments and stakeholders to develop an effective and well coordinated national system of MPAs that includes existing MPAs meeting national system criteria as well as new sites that may be established by managing agencies to fill key conservation gaps in important ocean areas.
National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC)
Document Number: 2011-29091
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) was established by the Secretary of Commerce under the authority of the Global Change Research Act of 1990 to synthesize and summarize the science and information pertaining to current and future impacts of climate. Time and Date: The meeting will be held November 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and November 17, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. These times are subject to change. Please refer to the Web page http:// www.nesdis.noaa.gov/NCADAC/index.html for changes and for the most up- to-date meeting agenda.
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-27914
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee) in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Draft Strategic Plan
Document Number: 2011-26878
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice announces that OAR's draft Strategic Plan (FY12- 18) is available for public review and comment. The draft incorporates OAR's mission and vision, and characterizes its goals and objectives over the next six years. These goals and objectives will provide guidance and strategic direction for program and laboratory planning.
Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2011-23675
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-15
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. The members will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the section on Matters to be Considered.
National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC)
Document Number: 2011-18653
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory
Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee; Public Meetings
Document Number: 2011-18325
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
Notice is hereby given of two meetings via web conference call of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee (Committee). The web conference calls are open to the public, and participants can dial in to the calls. Participants who choose to use the web conferencing feature in addition to the audio will be able to view the presentations as they are being given. Members of the public wishing to listen in should contact Denise Ellis-Hibbett at the email or telephone number below for the call-in number and passcode.
NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) Strategic Plan FY 2011-FY 2015
Document Number: 2011-11146
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
NOAA'S Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) is electronically publishing the OER Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-2015. The strategic plan is published to meet the requirement for program direction under Public Law 111-11, Section 12104(b). The OER Strategic Plan describes the vision, mission, goals, core activities, and organization of the Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.
Science Advisory Board (SAB); Notice of Open Meeting
Document Number: 2011-4354
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for research, education, and application of science to operations and information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support to resource management.
Nomination of Existing Marine Protected Areas to the National System of Marine Protected Areas and Updates to the List of National System Marine Protected Areas
Document Number: 2011-2327
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa)
This notice: (1) Announces the addition of four MPAs managed by the National Marine Fisheries Service in consultation with the Mid Atlantic Fishery Management Council to the National System of MPAs (national system), thereby updating the List of National System MPAs; and (2) corrects a Federal Register notice published on December 27, 2010 announcing the nomination of 38 existing marine protected areas to the national system. In August 2010, NOAA and the Department of the Interior (DOI) invited Federal, State, commonwealth, and territorial marine protected area (MPA) programs with potentially eligible existing MPAs to nominate their sites to the national system. The national system and the nomination process are described in the Framework for the National System of Marine Protected Areas of the United States (Framework), developed in response to Executive Order 13158 on Marine Protected Areas. The final Framework was published on November 19, 2008, (73 FR 69608) and provides guidance for collaborative efforts among Federal, State, commonwealth, territorial, Tribal and local governments and stakeholders to develop an effective and well coordinated national system of MPAs that includes existing MPAs meeting national system criteria as well as new sites that may be established by managing agencies to fill key conservation gaps in important ocean areas.