[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 223 (Monday, November 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 70061]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-22993]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 111405A]


U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product 1.1

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publish 
this notice to announce the availability of the U.S. Climate Change 
Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment draft Product 1.1 
addressing the CCSP Topic: ``Temperature trends in the lower 
atmosphere-steps for understanding and reconciling differences'' for 
public comment. Following the public comment period, the lead authors 
will revise the Product, taking into consideration the submitted 
comments. The lead agency will then submit the revised Synthesis and 
Assessment Product to the CCSP Interagency Committee for approval and 
eventual release in accordance with the procedure described in the 
approved Prospectus for Synthesis and Assessment Product 1.1 that is 
posted on the CCSP Program Office web site: www.climatescience.gov.

DATES: Comments must be received by January 5, 2006.

ADDRESSES: The Synthesis and Assessment draft Product and detailed 
instructions for making comments on the draft Product are posted, along 
with the Prospectus, on the CCSP Program Office web site at 
www.climatescience.gov. Please make certain that submitted comments are 
prepared in accordance with these instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard H. Moss, Ph.D., Director, 
Climate Change Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 
Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 419-3476.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCSP was established by the President in 
2002 to coordinate and integrate scientific research on global and 
climate changes sponsored by 13 participating departments and agencies 
of the U.S. Government. The CCSP is charged with preparing information 
resources that support climate-related discussions and decisions, 
including scientific synthesis and assessment analyses that support 
evaluation of important policy issues. The Synthesis and Assessment 
draft Product addressing the CCSP Topic: ``Temperature trends in the 
lower atmosphere-steps for understanding and reconciling differences'' 
is one of 21 such products that will be produced by the CCSP.

    Dated: November 15, 2005.
James R. Mahoney,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Director, 
Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. 05-22993 Filed 11-18-05; 8:45 am]
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