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NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD, Apr 30, 2021, virtual, 4:00-5:00 pm ET

The NOAA Science Advisory Board will meet on April 30, 2012 from 4:00-5:00 pm ET.  More information is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

 

SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for 
two meetings of the Science Advisory Board (SAB). The members will 
discuss issues outlined in the section on Matters to be considered.

DATES: There are two meetings: The first meeting is scheduled for April 
30, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The 
second meeting is scheduled for July 20, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 
p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and July 22, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). These times and the agenda 
topics described below are subject to change. For the latest agenda 
please refer to the SAB website: http://sab.noaa.gov/SABMeetings.aspx.

ADDRESSES: These are virtual meetings. The webinar registration links 
for the April 30, 2021 and July 20 and July 22, 2021 meetings may be 
found on the website at http://sab.noaa.gov/SABMeetings.aspx.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia Decker, Executive 
Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Hwy., Silver Spring, MD 
20910; Phone Number: 301-734-1156; Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov; or 
visit the SAB website at http://sab.noaa.gov/SABMeetings.aspx.

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.
    Status: The April 30, 2021 meeting will be open to public 
participation with a 5-minute public comment period at 4:55 p.m. EDT. 
The July 20 and 22, 2021 meeting will be open to public participation 
with a 15-minute public comment period at 4:45 p.m. EDT on July 20. 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 three minutes. Written comments for the 
April 30, 2021 meeting should be received by in the SAB Executive 
Director's Office by April 23, 2021 to provide sufficient time for SAB 
review. Written comments for the July 20 and 22, 2021 meeting should be 
received in the SAB Executive Director's Office by July 1, 2021 to 
provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by 
the SAB Executive Director after these dates will be distributed to the 
SAB, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date.
    Special Accommodations: This meeting is physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed to the Executive Director no later than 12 p.m. on April 23, 
2021 for the April 30, 2021 meeting and by July

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1, 2021 for the July 20 and 22, 2021 meeting.
    Matters to be Considered: The meeting on April 30, 2021 will 
consider the Environmental Information Services Working Group's 
Statement on the National Weather Service Data Throttling Concerns. The 
meeting on July 20 and 22, 2021 will include (1) NOAA updates; (2) 
Update from the Tsunami Science and Technology Advisory Panel; (3) 
Review of the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Review 
Report; (4) SAB Priorities for Weather Research Study update; (5) NOAA 
Response to the SAB review of the NOAA Precipitation Prediction Grand 
Challenge Plan; and (6) Environmental Information Services Working 
Group's report to Congress. The full agendas will be published on the 
SAB website. Meeting materials, including work products, will also be 
available on the SAB website: http://sab.noaa.gov/SABMeetings.aspx.

    Dated: April 8, 2021.

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm