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NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD, Mar 19-20, 2024, DC, 8:30 am-5:00 pm ET each day

NOAA’s Science Advisory Board will meet March 19-20, 2024 at the Westin City Center, 1400 M St., NW, Washington, DC from 8:30 am-5:00 pm ET each day.

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


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a 
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 March 19, 2024 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 
p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and March 20, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 
p.m. EST. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject 
to change. For the latest agenda please refer to the SAB website: 

ADDRESSES: The meeting location is at the Westin Center City, 
Washington, DC, 1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. The exact 
meeting location and a link for the webinar registration will be 
posted, when available, on the SAB website: https://sab.noaa.gov/current-meetings/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Casey Stewart, Executive Director, 
SSMC3, Room 11360, 1315 East-West Hwy., Silver Spring, MD 20910; Phone 
Number: 240-381-0833; Email: noaa.scienceadvisoryboard@noaa.gov; or 
visit the SAB website at https://sab.noaa.gov/current-meetings/.

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

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Administration (NOAA) science programs are of the highest quality and 
provide optimal support to resource management.
    Status: The March 19-20, 2024 meeting will be open to public 
participation with a 15-minute public comment period at 4:45 p.m. EST 
on March 20, 2024. 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 March 19 and 20, 2024 meeting should be 
received by the SAB Executive Director's Office 
(noaa.scienceadvisoryboard@noaa.gov) by March 12, 2024 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: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be 
directed to the Executive Director no later than 12 p.m. on March 12, 
    Matters to be Considered: The meeting on March 19-20, 2024 will 
include the following topics: (1) the NOAA Update, (2) NOAA Science 
Update, (3) Presentation on the EISWG Annual Report to Congress, (6) 
TSTAP Annual Report and white paper on complicated water ways, (7) NOAA 
DEIA Report Response, (8) Presentation on NOAA Report Response for 
Rapidly Changing Marine Environment Report, (9) Presentation on NOAA 
Response to White Paper on Air Quality in a Changing Climate, and (10) 
NOAA Response to DAARWG Report on the NESDIS Common Cloud Framework. 
Meeting materials, including work products, will also be available on 
the SAB website: https://sab.noaa.gov/current-meetings/current-meeting-documents/.


March 19 @ 7:00 am
March 20 @ 11:00 pm