[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 105 (Monday, June 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 31309-31310]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-12732]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Science Advisory Board (SAB)

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.
    Time and Date: The meeting is scheduled for Monday June 23, 2014 
from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: Conference call. Public access is available at: NOAA, SSMC 
3, Room 11836, 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 4:20-4:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. 
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 June 16, 2014 to 
provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by 
the SAB Executive Director after February June 16, 2014, will be 
distributed to the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting 
date.
    Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed no later than 12 p.m. on June 16, 2014, to Dr. Cynthia Decker, 
SAB Executive Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Hwy., Silver 
Spring, MD 20910.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NOAA 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) Discussion of the Revised Ecosystem-Based Fisheries 
Management Report from the Ecosystem Sciences and Management Working 
Group; and (2) Proposed Language for the Transmittal Letter for the 
Review Report on the Cooperative Institute for Marine Ecosystems and 
Climate. 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).


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    Dated: May 27, 2014.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, Office of 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-12732 Filed 5-30-14; 8:45 am]
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