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NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD, July 22-23, 2020, virtual

NOAA’s Science Advisory Board will meet July 22-23, 2020 virtually.  The meeting both days is 1:00-5:00 pm ET.

More information including how to participate is in the Federal Register notice, which is reproduced below.

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

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for July 22, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and July 23, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. EST. This time and the agenda topics described below are 
subject to change.
    For the latest agenda please refer to the SAB website:

ADDRESSES: This is a virtual meeting. The link for the webinar 
registration for the July 22-23, 2020 meeting may be found here:
    July 22, 2020: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2922353879931912972.
    July 23, 2020: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1952615410559086604.

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.

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 July 22-23, 2020 meeting will be open to public 
participation with a 15-minute public comment period at 4:45-5:00 p.m. 
EST on Wednesday, July 22. 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 July 22-23, 2020 meeting should 
be received in the SAB Executive Director's Office by July 7, 2020 to 
provide sufficient time for SAB review. Written comments received by 
the SAB Executive Director after this date 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 July 7, 
    Matters to be Considered: The meeting on July 22-23, 2020 will 
include:(1) NOAA Updates; (2) Environmental Information Services 
Working Group Report to Congress; (3) Update on the SAB Tsunami Science 
and Technology Advisory Panel; (4) SAB Work Plan and NOAA Priorities; 
(5) NOAA Response to the Climate Working Group Review of the Climate 
Program Office Climate and Global Change Post-Doctoral Program; (6) 
Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty: Update from the Ecosystem 
Management and Sciences Working Group;.(7) Review of the Northern Gulf 
Institute Cooperative Institute. Meeting materials, including work 
products, will be made available on the SAB website: http://sab.noaa.gov/SABMeetings.aspx.


July 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am
July 23, 2020 @ 11:00 pm