[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 72 (Monday, April 14, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20034-20035]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-7896]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XH06


U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product Draft Report 1.3 ``Re-analyses of Historical Climate Data for 
Key Atmospheric Features. Implications for Attribution of Causes of 
Observed Change''

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 a 45-day public comment period for the draft 
report titled, U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and 
Assessment Product 1.3 ``Re-analyses of historical climate data for key 
atmospheric features. Implications for attribution of causes of 
observed change.''
    This draft report is being released solely for the purpose of pre-
dissemination peer review under

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applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been 
formally disseminated by NOAA. It does not represent and should not be 
construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. After 
consideration of comments received on the draft report, a revised 
version along with the comments received will be published on the CCSP 
web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by May 29, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The draft Synthesis and Assessment Product: 1.3 is posted on 
the CCSP Web site at:
http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/sap/sap1-3/default.php
    Detailed instructions for making comments on this draft report are 
provided at the CCSP link. Comments must be prepared in accordance to 
these instructions and must be submitted to:
1.3-reanalysis@climatescience.gov

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Fabien Laurier, Climate Change 
Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, 
Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202)419-3481.

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 promote climate-related discussions and 
decisions, including scientific synthesis and assessment analyses that 
support evaluation of important policy issues.

    Dated: April 8, 2008.
William J. Brennan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Affairs, and 
Acting Director, Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E8-7896 Filed 4-11-08; 8:45 am]
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