[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 23, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 4838]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01277]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Science Advisory Board; Notice of Public Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board. The members 
will discuss and provide advice on issues outlined in the section on 
Matters to be considered.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2013, from 
1:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: Conference call. Public access is available at: NOAA, SSMC 
3, Room 4527, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Members of the 
public will not be able to dial in to this meeting.
    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 5-
minute public comment period from 2:50-2:55 p.m. The SAB expects that 
public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of 
previously submitted verbal or written statements. In general, each 
individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a 
total time of one minute. Written comments should be received in the 
SAB Executive Director's Office by February 14, 2013 to provide 
sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by the SAB 
Executive Director after February 14, 2013, will be distributed to the 
SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Science Advisory Board (SAB) was 
established by a Decision Memorandum dated September 25, 1997, and is 
the only Federal Advisory Committee with responsibility to advise the 
Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on strategies for 
research, education, and application of science to operations and 
information services. SAB activities and advice provide necessary input 
to ensure that National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 
science programs are of the highest quality and provide optimal support 
to resource management.

Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following 
topics: (1) Presentation of the final report from Research and 
Development Portfolio Review Task Force; and (2) Review of the Terms of 
Reference for the Environmental Information Services Working Group. For 
the latest agenda, please visit the SAB Web site at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, Science Advisory Board, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Fax: 301-
713-1459, Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov).

    Dated: January 16, 2013.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-01277 Filed 1-22-13; 8:45 am]
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