[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 36 (Thursday, February 23, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 9315]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-2568]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 021306B]


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

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 publishes 
this notice to announce the availability of the draft Prospectus for 
one of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and 
Assessment Products (Products) for public comment. This draft 
Prospectus addresses the following CCSP Topic: Product 4.5 Effects of 
Global Change on Energy Production and Use After consideration of 
comments received on the draft Prospectus, the final Prospectus along 
with the comments received will be published on the CCSP web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by March 17, 2006.

ADDRESSES: The draft Prospectus is posted on the CCSP Program Office 
web site. The web address to access the draft Prospectus is: http://
www.climatescience.gov/Library/sap/sap4-5/default.htm. Detailed 
instructions for making comments on the draft Prospectus are provided 
with the Prospectus. Comments should be prepared in accordance with 
these instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa Richardson, Climate Change 
Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, 
Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 419-3465.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCSP was established by the President in 
2002 to coordinate and integrate scientific research on global change 
and climate change 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 Prospectus addressed 
by this notice provides a topical overview and describes plans for 
scoping, drafting, reviewing, producing, and disseminating one of 21 
final synthesis and assessment Products that will be produced by the 
CCSP.

    Dated: February 16, 2006.
James R. Mahoney,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Director, 
Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E6-2568 Filed 2-22-06; 8:45 am]
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