[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 215 (Tuesday, November 7, 2006)]
[Pages 65089-65090]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-18750]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

[I.D. 103106A]

U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product Draft Prospectus 1.2

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 

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 Prospectus for 
one of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) Synthesis and 
Assessment Products for public comment. This draft Prospectus addresses 
the following CCSP Topic:
Product 1.2 Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at 
High Latitudes.
    After consideration of comments received on the draft Prospectus, 
the final Prospectus along with the comments received will be published 
on the CCSP web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by December 7, 2006.

ADDRESSES: The draft Prospectus is posted on the CCSP Program Office 
web site. The web addresses to access the draft Prospectus is:
Product 2.4
    Detailed instructions for making comments on the draft Prospectus 
is provided with the Prospectus. Comments should be prepared in 
accordance with these instructions.

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

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

    Dated: November 1, 2006.
William J. Brennan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for International Affairs, and 
Acting Director, Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E6-18750 Filed 11-6-06; 8:45 am]