[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 240 (Thursday, December 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 74175]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30147]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[DOCKET NUMBER: 121203675-2675-01]
RIN 0648-XC384


Solicitation of Review Editors for the Draft Report of the 
National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee 
(NCADAC).

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 
(DOC).

ACTION: Notice of solicitation.

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SUMMARY: NOAA is soliciting nominations for review editors of the 
National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) 
National Climate Assessment 2013 Draft Report. The NCADAC was 
established under the Department of Commerce in January 2011 and is a 
federal advisory committee established as per the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act of 1972.

DATES: Nominations should be sent to the address specified and must be 
received by January 11, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Nominations and applications should be submitted 
electronically to the office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program 
at email@usgcrp.gov. More information on the National Climate 
Assessment can be found at http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/NCADAC/index.html 
or http://www.globalchange.gov/what-we-do/assessment/draft-report-information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory 
Committee, NOAA, 1315 East-West Highway, R/SAB, Silver Spring, Maryland 
20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Fax: 301-713-1459, Email: 
Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA NCADAC Web site at http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/NCADAC/index.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Climate Assessment and 
Development Advisory Committee was established in January 2011. The 
committee's mission is to synthesize and summarize the science and 
information pertaining to current and future impacts of climate change 
upon the United States; and to provide advice and recommendations 
toward the development of an ongoing, sustainable national assessment 
of global change impacts and adaptation and mitigation strategies for 
the Nation. Within the scope of its mission, the committee's specific 
objective is to produce a proposed National Climate Assessment that 
meets the requirements of the Global Change Research Act, 15 U.S.C. 
Sec.  2931, et seq.
    NOAA publishes this notice to solicit nominations for Review 
Editors of the National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory 
Committee (NCADAC) National Climate Assessment 2013 Draft Report.
    Review Editor Role In the NCA Process: One Review Editor for each 
NCA 2013 Report Chapter (see list below) will be responsible for 
compliance review to determine whether or not public, Federal Agency, 
and National Research Council comments have been adequately addressed 
by the chapter authors. Review Editors must be subject matter experts, 
and may not be members of the NCADAC or members of chapter author 
teams.
    Nominations: Nominations may be made by individuals themselves or 
by a third party. All nominations must provide: (1) The nominee's full 
name, title, institutional affiliation, and contact information; (2) 
the nominee's area(s) of expertise and National Climate Assessment 
chapter for which the person is to be considered (see list below); and 
(3) a (maximum length two [2] pages) resume or curriculum vitae. If 
nominations are made by a third party, that person should indicate if 
the individual nominated has been asked if he/she is willing to serve.
    National Climate Assessment 2013 Draft Report Chapters: Our 
Changing Climate; Water Resources; Energy Supply and Use; 
Transportation; Agriculture; Forestry; Ecosystems and Biodiversity; 
Human Health; Water, Energy, and Land Use; Urban Systems; 
Infrastructure, and Vulnerability; Tribal, Indigenous, and Native Lands 
and Resources; Land Use and Land Cover Change; Rural Communities; 
Biogeochemical Cycles; Northeast Region; Southeast and Caribbean 
Region; Midwest Region; Great Plains Region; Southwest Region; 
Northwest Region; Oceans and Marine Resources; Coastal Zone Development 
and Ecosystems; Decision Support; Mitigation, Adaptation; Research 
Agenda for Climate Change Science; The NCA Long-Term Process.

    Dated: December 6, 2012.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
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