[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 132 (Thursday, July 10, 2014)]
[Pages 39368-39369]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16170]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Science Advisory Board Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, July 29, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. 
to 5:30 p.m. MDT and Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 
p.m. MDT. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject 
to change. Please refer to the Web page http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/meetings.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the NOAA David Skaggs Research 
Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305. Please check the SAB Web 
site http://www.sab.noaa.gov/Meetings/meetings.html for directions to 
the meeting location.

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; or visit the NOAA SAB Web 
site at http://www.sab.noaa.gov.

    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-
minute public comment period on July 29 from 2:00-2:15 p.m. MDT (check 
Web site to confirm 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 
two (2) minutes. Individuals or groups planning to make a verbal 
presentation should contact the SAB Executive Director by July 24, 
2014, to schedule their presentation. Written comments should be 
received in the SAB Executive Director's Office by July 24, 2014, to 
provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by 
the SAB Executive Director after July 24, 2014, will be distributed to 
the SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seating at 
the meeting will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 24, 2014, to Dr. Cynthia 
Decker, SAB Executive Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Hwy., 
Silver Spring, MD 20910; Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov.
    Matters To Be Considered: The meeting will include the following 
topics: (1) Report on the Review of the Cooperative Institute for 
Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS); (2) Report on the Review of 
the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and the Ocean 
(JISAO); (3) Recommendations from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration 
Science Program Advisory Working Group (RSPAWG); (4) Overview of the 
Cooperative Institutes Review Process and Discussion of Review 
Criteria; (5)

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NOAA Panel Discussion: A Retrospective Look at Two Colorado Flash 
Floods: Big Thompson 1976 and Front Range 2013; (6) NOAA Update; (7) 
Working Group Updates and (8) Science Presentations and Tours from NOAA 
programs in the David Skaggs Research Center.

    Dated: July 1, 2014.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-16170 Filed 7-9-14; 8:45 am]