[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 181 (Tuesday, September 19, 2006)]
[Pages 54800-54801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-15542]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 090706A]

U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product Draft Report 2.2

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

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ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.


SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes 
this notice to announce the availability of the draft Report for one of 
the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and Assessment 
Products for public comment. This draft Report addresses the following 
CCSP Topic:
Product 2.2 First State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR): The North 
American Carbon Budget and Implications for the Global Carbon Cycle.
    After consideration of comments received on the draft Report, the 
final Report along with the comments received will be published on the 
CCSP web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by November 3, 2006.

ADDRESSES: The draft Report is posted on the CCSP Program Office web 
site. The web addresses to access the draft Report is:
Product 2.2 (Carbon Cycle)
    Detailed instructions for making comments on the draft Report is 
provided with the Report. Comments should be prepared in accordance 
with these instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fabien Laurier, Climate Change Science 
Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 
20006, Telephone: (202) 223-6262 (X3481).

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 Report 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 

    Dated: September 11, 2006.
William J. Brennan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Affairs, and 
Acting Director, Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E6-15542 Filed 9-18-06; 8:45 am]