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NOAA Sci Adv Bd, July 2014, Boulder, CO

29-Jul-2014 through 30-Jul-2014

NOAA's Science Advisory Board will meet July 29-30, 2014 at NOAA's David Skaggs Research Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, CO.  The meeting on July 29 is 10:30 am - 5:30pm Mountain Daylight Time (MDT), and on July 30 is 8:30 am - 1:15 pm MDT. 

Among the topics to be discussed is a report on the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies. 

More details are in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

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
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 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-
Email:; or visit the NOAA SAB Web
site at

    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:
    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) 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 p
rograms 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]