[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 155 (Monday, August 11, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 46596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-18405]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XJ57


U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product Draft Report 1.2 ``Past Climate Variability and Change in the 
Arctic and at High Latitudes''

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

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes 
this notice to announce a 45-day public comment period for the draft 
report titled, U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and 
Assessment Product 1.2 ``Past Climate Variability and Change in the 
Arctic and at High Latitudes.''This draft report is being released 
solely for the purpose of pre-dissemination peer review under 
applicable information quality guidelines. This document has not been 
formally disseminated by NOAA. It does not represent and should not be 
construed to represent any Agency policy or determination. After 
consideration of comments received on the draft report, a revised 
version along with the comments received will be published on the CCSP 
web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by September 25, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The draft Synthesis and Assessment Product: 1.2 is posted on 
the CCSP Web site at:
http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/sap/sap1-2/default.php
Detailed instructions for making comments on this draft report are 
provided on the link above. Comments must be prepared in accordance to 
these instructions and must be submitted to:
1.2-clivar@climatescience.gov

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

    Dated: August 1, 2008.
William J. Brennan,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, and 
Director, Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E8-18405 Filed 8-8-08; 8:45 am]
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