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NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD, Oct 27-28, 2020, virtual, 1:00-5:00 pm ET

NOAA’s Science Advisory Board will meet virtually on October 27-28, 2020 from 1:00-5:00 pm ET each day.

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

UMMARY: 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 October 27, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 
5:00 p.m. (EDT) and October 28, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EDT). 
This time 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: This is a virtual meeting. The webinar registration links 
for the October 27-28, 2020 meeting may be found on the website at 

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 October 27-28, 2020 meeting will be open to public 
participation with a 15-minute public comment period at 4:45PM EST on 
October 27. 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 October 27-28, 2020 meeting should be received 
in the SAB Executive Director's Office by October 14, 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 Accomodations: 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 October 14, 
    Matters to be Considered: The meeting on October 27-28, 2020 will 
include NOAA Updates, discussion of the SAB work plan, and other 
topics; the full agenda 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.


October 27, 2020 @ 7:00 am
October 28, 2020 @ 11:00 pm