U.s. Geological Survey 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request on Extension of Existing Information Collection
Document Number: E8-27825
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-11-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We (U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This ICR is scheduled to expire on November 14, 2008. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-24981
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
We (U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This ICR is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2008. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-23646
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-10-07
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR)-USGS competitive grant program conducted in conjunction with the State Water Resources Research Institutes. The NIWR cooperates with the USGS in establishing total programmatic direction, reporting on the activities of the Institutes, coordinating and facilitating regional research and information and technology transfer, and in operating the NIWR-USGS Student Internship Program. Furthermore, an annual progress and final technical report for all projects is required at the end of the project period. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E8-22761
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on October 15-16, 2008 at the National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443. The meeting will be held in Room 161 Instructional West. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, has been established to advise the Chair of 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:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21920
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is inviting comments on collection of information that we have sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The Information Collection Request (ICR) concerns the paperwork requirements for the National Land Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research Program (NLRSEORP) and describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21428
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``USGS Earthquake Report, (1 USGS form).'' This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-21427
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork requirements for the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) under Section 351 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. To submit a proposal to the NGGDPP, a project narrative must be completed and submitted via Grants.gov. Furthermore, a final technical report for all projects is required at the end of the project period. Narrative and report guidance is available through http://datapreservation.usgs.gov/ and at http:// www.Grants.gov.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-20490
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-09-04
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Interim Steering Committee for the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center
Document Number: E8-20023
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-29
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
Pursuant to Public Law 106-503, the Interim Steering Committee for the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center will hold a meeting to discuss priority wildlife climate change research needs of land management and natural resources agencies. Agenda topics will be provided under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. Meetings of the Interim Steering Committee for the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are open to the public.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-19825
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-27
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-19730
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new Information Collection Request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping ProgramEDMAP (NCGMP-EDMAP). This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council
Document Number: E8-19727
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
Pursuant to Public Law 96-472, the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council (NEPEC) will hold a meeting. The meeting location is the Hilton Palm Springs Resort, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, California 92262-6605. The Committee is comprised of members from academia and the Federal Government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on proposed earthquake predictions, on the completeness and scientific validity of the available data related to earthquake predictions, and on related matters as assigned by the Director. The Council will receive a briefing on the Colaboratory for Study of Earthquake Predictability (CSEP), a report on a workshop on Episodic Tremor and Slip held last winter, and short reports and updates on several other topics. The Council will also discuss the potential need to provide advisory reports on short notice if natural observations suggest an increased earthquake risk, and the form and content of such reports. Meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council are open to the public.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-19359
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for review and approval. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-19148
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping ProgramEDMAP (NCGMP-EDMAP). This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-16821
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
We (U.S. Geological Survey) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. The ICR, which is summarized below, describes the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. This ICR is scheduled to expire on July 31, 2008. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: E8-16043
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-17
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
Pursuant to Public Law 106-503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its 18th meeting. The meeting location is the U.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, California 94025. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS's participation in the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program. The Committee will receive updates and provide guidance on Earthquake Hazards Program activities and the status of teams supported by the Program. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-7991
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``Industrial Minerals Surveys, (38 USGS forms).'' This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these forms.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-7990
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-04-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``Nonferrous Metals Surveys (31 USGS forms).'' This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these forms.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E8-5447
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we will submit to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``North American Breeding Bird Survey, (1 USGS form).'' This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form.
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) Advisory Committee
Document Number: 08-759
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-20
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
Pursuant to Public Law 106-148, the NCGMP Advisory Committee will meet in Room BA102A of the John Wesley Powell Building of the U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia. The Advisory Committee, composed of scientists from Federal Agencies, State Agencies, academic institutions, and private companies, will advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey on planning and implementation of the geologic mapping program. Topics to be reviewed and discussed by the Advisory Committee include the: Progress of the NCGMP towards fulfilling the purposes of the National Geological Mapping act of 1992 Field oriented geoscience experience for college and university students. Paucity of Black, Hispanic, and Native American college and university students with geoscience majors.
Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 08-425
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
Pursuant to Public Law 106-503, the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee (SESAC) will hold its 17th meeting. The meeting location is the U.S. Geological Survey, John Wesley Powell National Center, Room 1B215, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20192. The Committee is comprised of members from academia, industry, and State government. The Committee shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on matters relating to the USGS's participation in the National Earthquake hazards Reduction Program. The Committee will receive updates and provide guidance on Earthquake Hazards Program activities and the status of teams supported by the Program. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 07-6258
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
To comply with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), we are notifying the public that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``Ferrous Metals Surveys, (13 USGS forms)''. This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form.