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Privacy Act of 1974; Amendments to Existing Systems of Records
Document Number: E9-11613
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the U.S. Geological Survey of the Department of the Interior is issuing public notice of its intent to amend 14 existing Privacy Act system of records notices to add a new routine use to authorize the disclosure of records to individuals involved in responding to a breach of Federal data.
Agency Information Collection Activity; USGS Societal Uses and Benefits of Moderate-Resolution Satellite Imagery Survey
Document Number: E9-10714
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-08
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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the study on the Societal Uses and Benefits of Moderate-Resolution Satellite Imagery.
Agency Information Collection Activity; National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (EDMAP and STATEMAP)
Document Number: E9-9092
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-21
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 have submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP). The NCGMP has two components: educational (EDMAP) and State (STATEMAP). This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of the application requirements discussed below.
National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program (NCGMP) Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-8603
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-15
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 324 of Brooks Hall at West Virginia University, 98 Beechurst Ave, Morgantown, WV 26506. The Advisory Committee, comprising scientists from Federal agencies, State agencies, academic institutions, and private companies, shall advise the Director of the U.S. Geological Survey on planning and implementation of the geologic mapping program.
Agency Information Collection Activities: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP)
Document Number: E9-7928
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-08
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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP). This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of the project narrative and report requirements discussed below.
National Geospatial Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: E9-7927
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on May 12-13, 2009 at the George Washington University Cafritz Conference Center, 800 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20052. The meeting will be held in room 405.
Agency Information Collection Activity; Mineral Resources External Research Program (MRERP)
Document Number: E9-7924
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-04-08
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 a new information collection request (ICR) for approval of the paperwork requirements for the Mineral Resources Program's (MRP) Mineral Resources External Research Program (MRERP). To submit a proposal for the MRERP, a project narrative must be completed and submitted via http://Grants.gov. For multi-year projects, an annual progress report must be completed for all projects; a final technical report is required at the end of the project period. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these project narrative and report requirements. The narrative and report guidance is available at http://www.usgs.gov/contracts/Minerals/ index.html.
Notice of U.S. Geological Survey Price Increase for Primary Series Quadrangles, Thematic Maps, National Earthquake Information Center Maps, and Large Format and Poster Maps
Document Number: E9-2609
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Survey will increase prices for their following products: (1) 7.5 minute 1:20,000-scale, 1:24,000-scale, 1:25,000-scale, 1:63,360-scale, and 7.5 minute x 15 minute 1:25,000-scale, 1:63,360- scale, 1:100,000-scale and 1:250,000-scale primary series quadrangles from $6.00 to $8.00 per quadrangle. (2) Thematic maps and small scale National Park maps from $7 per sheet to $9 per sheet. (3) National Earthquake Information Center maps bearing private sector copyright from $10 per sheet to $12 per sheet. (4) Large format and poster maps from $7 per sheet to $10 per sheet.
Agency Information Collection: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-2545
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-06
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 Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-2544
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-06
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 ``Bird Banding Lab (2 USGS forms).'' This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form.
Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-1782
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-28
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 19th meeting. The meeting location is the Silver Cloud Inn/University District, 3056 25th Avenue, NE., Seattle, Washington 98105. 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 be hearing updates on the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program with a focus on partnered activities in the Pacific Northwest, discuss lessons learned from the Great Southern California Shakeout, and make assignments for annual report preparation. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public.
Announcement of National Geospatial Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E9-918
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-16
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will meet on February 4-5, 2009 at the Hotel Monaco, 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. The meeting will be held in the Paris West Room. The NGAC, which is composed of representatives from governmental, private sector, non-profit, and academic organizations, was 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 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request
Document Number: 07-5762
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-11-21
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 approval of the paperwork requirements for the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Cooperative Agreements Program (NSDI CAP). To submit a proposal for the NSDI CAP three standard OMB forms and project narrative must be completed and submitted via on Grants.gov. This notice provides the public an opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of these forms. The forms are available at http://www07.grants.gov/agencies/approved standardforms.jsp and the NSDI CAP project narrative guidance is available at http://www.fgdc.gov/grants/2008CAP/2008CAPSolicitation ver6.doc.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submitted for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 07-5300
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-26
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 pubic that we have submitted to OMB an information collection request (ICR) to renew approval of the paperwork requirements for ``North American Reporting Center for Amphibian Malformations (NARCAM) Voluntary Observation Submission Form.'' This notice also provides the public a second opportunity to comment on the paperwork burden of this form. The form is available online at http:// frogweb.nbii.gov/narcam/report.html.
Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-2358
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The Department of the Interior, after consultation with the General Services Administration, is establishing the National Geospatial Advisory Committee under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee will provide advice and recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), through the FGDC Chair (the Secretary of the Interior or designee), related to 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 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee will review and comment upon geospatial policy and management issues and will provide a forum to convey views representative of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community.
List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in Fiscal Year 2007 Funding Agreements To Be Negotiated with Self-Governance Tribes
Document Number: 07-1211
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
This notice lists programs or portions of programs that are eligible for inclusion in fiscal year 2007 funding agreements with self-governance tribes and lists programmatic targets pursuant to section 405(c)(4) of the Tribal Self-Governance Act.
USGS-CCSP Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4: Abrupt Climate Change
Document Number: 07-840
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The USGS-CCSP Committee for Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4: Abrupt Climate Change will meet at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Reston, Virginia on March 26-28, 2007. Agenda: The goal of the workshop is to produce a detailed outline of topics for consideration in the Synthesis and Assessment Product and establish writing assignments. The agenda will focus on the state of the science regarding the topic of ``abrupt climate change.'' Discussion will include, but is not limited to, rapid hydrologic change; abrupt changes to meridional overturning circulation; rapid Arctic and Antarctic ice sheet mass balance; and rapid methane release from hydrates. The workshop is open to the public during the times listed below. Pre-registration is required to attend. Contact the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address below by March 21, 2007 to pre-register and to receive a copy of the workshop agenda. Public involvement with the workshop is encouraged. Prepared statements may be presented orally to the Committee on Monday March 26, 2007 between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Public statements will be limited to 3 minutes per person. For scheduling reasons, intent to make a public statement must be established at the time of pre-registration. A written copy of the oral statement must be left with the Committee's DFO at the workshop as a matter of public record. Open discussions will accompany each formal session of the workshop. Short public comments/questions will be allowed if time permits. Seating will be available on a first come, first served basis. Please check the Synthesis and Assessment Product 3.4 Web page at CCSP (http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/sap/sap3-4/ default.php) for any last minute changes to the workshop time, date, location or agenda.
Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee
Document Number: 07-375
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-30
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 15th 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, as well as a report from the Advanced National Seismic System steering committee. Meetings of the Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee are open to the public.
National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council
Document Number: 06-3870
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-25
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 U.S. Geological Survey, Building 3, Conference Room C, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025. 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 Committee, which was recently reconstituted following a period of dormancy, will review past findings rendered by the NEPEC and by the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council. They will also discuss recent trends in earthquake research that bear on the predictability of earthquake occurrence. Meetings of the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council are open to the public.
Request for Public Comments on a Proposed New Information Collection To Be Submitted to OMB for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 05-14317
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-21
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
This information collection is in support of development of a Comprehensive Conservation Plan for Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge. Under the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, all national wildlife refuges are required to develop a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). A CCP is a document that provides a framework for guiding refuge management decisions. This planning process ensures the opportunity for active public involvement in the preparation and revision of comprehensive conservation plans. This information collection will inform the planning process by providing information to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on the attitudes and opinions of local residents regarding Rappahannock National Wildlife Refuge and its management. Estimated Completion Time: 20 minutes. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 1,000. Frequency: One time. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 333 hours. Affected Public: Residents adjacent to the Rappahannock River Basin, Virginia.
Request for Public Comments on Extension of Existing Information Collection To Be Submitted to OMB for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
Document Number: 05-12409
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The collection of information referred herein applies to a World-Wide Web site that permits individual to submit records of the number of calling amphibians at wetlands. The Web site is termed Frogwatch USA. Information will be used by scientists and Federal, State, and local agencies to identify wetlands showing significant declines in populations of amphibians. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 3,000 hours. Affected Public: Primarily U.S. residents.
Patent, Trademark & Copyright Acts
Document Number: 05-11067
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, U.s. Geological Survey, Geological Survey
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is contemplating awarding an exclusive license to: Geovision Solutions, Inc., 1410 Gunston Road, Bel Air, Maryland 21015 on U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 09/877,786, entitled ``Integrated Method for Disseminating Large Spatial Data Sets in a Distrubuted Form Via the Internet.'' Inquiries: If other parties are interested in similar activities, or have comments related to the prospective award, please contact Neil Mark, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 201, Reston, Virginia 20192, voice (703) 648-4344, fax (703) 648-7219, or e-mail nmark@usgs.gov.