[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 222 (Thursday, November 17, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 71322]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29699]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Interagency Ocean Observation Committee, Meeting of the Data 
Management and Communications Steering Team

AGENCY: National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: NOAA's Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS[supreg]) 
Program publishes this notice on behalf of the Interagency Ocean 
Observation Committee (IOOC) to announce a formal meeting of the IOOC's 
Data Management and Communications Steering Team (DMAC-ST). The DMAC-ST 
membership is comprised of IOOC-approved federal agency representatives 
and non-federal participants representing academic, non-profit, 
private, regional and state sectors who will discuss issues outlined in 
the agenda.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for January 18, 2012, between 9 a.m. 
and 5 p.m. and January 19, 2012 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern 
Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be broadcast via a conference telephone 
call. Public access is available at the Consortium for Ocean 
Leadership, 1201 New York Avenue NW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about this 
notice, please contact the U.S. IOOS Program (Charles Alexander, (301) 
427-2429, Charles.Alexander@noaa.gov) or the IOOC Support Office 
(Joshua Young, (202) 787-1622, jyoung@oceanleadership.org).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The IOOC was established by Congress under 
the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009 and 
created under the National Ocean Research Leadership Council (NORLC). 
The DMAC-ST was subsequently chartered by the IOOC in December 2010 to 
assist with technical guidance with respect to the management of ocean 
data collected under the U.S. IOOS[supreg]. The IOOC's Web site (http://www.iooc.us/) contains more information about their charter and 
responsibilities. A summary of the DMAC-ST meetings, documentations, 
activities and terms of reference can also be found on-line, at the 
following address: http://www.iooc.us/committee-news/dmac.

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 3601-3610.

    Dated: November 2, 2011.
Zdenka S. Willis,
Director, Integrated Ocean Observing System Program.
[FR Doc. 2011-29699 Filed 11-16-11; 8:45 am]
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