[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 174 (Friday, September 9, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 53636]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-17942]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 090605C]


Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Product Development 
Committee (CPDC) for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1

AGENCY: Climate Change Science Program (CCSP), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; establishment of Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) 
Product Development Committee (CPDC) for Synthesis and Assessment 
Product 1.1 (CPDC-S&A 1.1).

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SUMMARY: Establishment of the CPDC-S&A 1.1 will result in advice to the 
Secretary, through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and 
Atmosphere, on CCSP Topic 1.1: ``Temperature trends in the lower 
atmosphere--steps for understanding and reconciling differences.'' This 
information will be used by NOAA to develop a final product in 
accordance with the Guidelines for Producing the CCSP Synthesis and 
Assessment Products.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
the establishment of this committee to Christopher D. Miller, Program 
Manager, NOAA/OAR/Office of Global Programs Climate Change Data and 
Detection Program Element, 1100 Wayne Avenue, Suite 1210, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910; telephone 301-427-2376, e-mail: 
Christopher.D.Miller@noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary M. Glackin; telephone 301/713-
1632.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and the General 
Services Administration (GSA) rule of Federal Advisory Committee 
Management, 41 CFR part 102-3, and after consultation with GSA, the 
Secretary of Commerce has determined that the establishment of the 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Change 
Science Program (CCSP) Product Development Committee (CPDC) for 
Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 (CPDC-S&A 1.1) is in the public 
interest, in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the 
Department by law. The CPDC-S&A 1.1 will consist of no more than 30 
members to be appointed by the Under Secretary to assure a balanced 
representation among preeminent scientists, educators, and experts 
reflecting the full scope of the scientific issues addressed in CCSP 
Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1. The CPDC-S&A 1.1 will function 
solely as an advisory body, and in compliance with the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Its charter will be filed under the 
Act, 15 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

    Dated: September 6, 2005.
Mary M. Glackin,
Assistant Administrator for Program Planning and Integration.
[FR Doc. 05-17942 Filed 9-8-05; 8:45 am]
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