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National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC)

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ACTION:

Notice of Open Meeting.

SUMMARY:

This notice sets forth the schedule of a forthcoming meeting of the DoC NOAA National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC).

Time and Date: The meeting will be held November 14, 2012 from 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and November 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Place: This meeting will be held at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza located at One Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD 20910. Please check the National Climate Assessment Web site for additional information at http://www.globalchange.gov/what-we-do/assessment.

Status: Seating will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Members of the public must RSVP in order to attend all or a portion of the meeting by contacting the NCADAC DFO (Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov) and alternate DFO (kandis.wyatt@noaa.gov) by 12 p.m. November 9, 2012. The meeting will be open to public participation with a 15-minute public comment period from 11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on November 14, 2012. The NCADAC 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 two minutes. Written comments should be received in the NCADAC DFO's office by Friday, November 9, 2012, to provide sufficient time for NCADAC review. Written comments received by the NCADAC DFO after Friday, November 9, 2012, will be distributed to the NCADAC, 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 no later than 12 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012, to Dr. Cynthia Decker, SAB Executive Director, SSMC3, Room 11230, 1315 East-West Hwy., Silver Spring, MD 20910.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:

Please refer to the Web page http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/NCADAC/index.html for the most up-to-date meeting agenda, when available.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee was established in December 2010. The committee's mission is to synthesize and summarize the science and information pertaining to current and future impacts of climate change upon the United States; and to provide advice and recommendations toward the development of an ongoing, sustainable national assessment of global change impacts and adaptation and mitigation strategies for the Nation. Within the scope of its mission, the committee's specific objective is to produce a National Climate Assessment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Dr. Cynthia Decker, Designated Federal Official, National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee, NOAA, Rm. 11230, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Fax: 301-713-1459, Email: Cynthia.Decker@noaa.gov.

Dated: October 16, 2012.

Andy Baldus,

Acting Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

[FR Doc. 2012-25961 Filed 10-19-12; 8:45 am]

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