The National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:
Name: Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC).
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 8, 2000, 2:00-4:00 pm.
Place: National Science Foundation, Room 375, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.
Type of Meeting: Closed. The meeting is closed to the public because future fiscal year budget and policy issues will be discussed.
Contact Person: Charles E. Myers, Office of Polar Programs, Room 755, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone: (703) 306-1029.
Purpose of Committee: The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee was established by Public Law 98-373, the Arctic Research and Policy Act, to help set priorities Start Printed Page 7401for future arctic research, assist in the development of a national arctic research policy, prepare a multi-agency budget and plan for arctic research, and simplify coordination of arctic research.
Proposed Meeting Agenda Items:
1. U.S. Arctic Policy Review.
2. Goals and Opportunities Report of the Arctic Research Commission.
3. IARPC Program Initiatives—Global Change Research, Arctic Environmental Change.
4. Implementation of Program Initiatives in FY 2001-2005.Start Signature
Charles E. Myers,
Head, Interagency Arctic Staff, Office of Polar Programs.
[FR Doc. 00-3372 Filed 2-11-00; 8:45 am]
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