Meeting Agenda

April 5-6, 2012, Washington DC

FINAL 03/27/2012

43rd Meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board

Washington, DC

5-6 April 2012

Location: Washington Plaza Hotel

10 Thomas Circle, NW

Washington, DC 20005

Ph: 202.842.1300

Thursday, 5 April

9:00 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience; Registration for Public Comment

9:30 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions by Science Advisory Board (SAB) Members

Ray Ban, The Weather Channel and Chair, NOAA SAB

9:45 AM NOAA Update

INFORMATIONAL

Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere

• Presentation

10:15 AM Update from the SAB Research and Development Portfolio Review Task Force (PRTF) and Discussion of Next Steps

INFORMATIONAL/DECISIONAL – SAB to consider the Terms of Reference for the PRTF

Peter Kareiva, The Nature Conservancy, SAB Member, and Co-Chair, PRTF Roberta Balstad, Columbia University and Co-Chair, PRTF

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5-6 April 2012

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2:45 PM Proposed New Members for the Data Archive and Access Requirements Working Group (DAARWG)

DECISIONAL—SAB to consider proposed members

Ferris Webster, University of Delaware, and Chair, DAARWG

Presentation
Howlett Bio
Kempler Bio
Qualters Bio
Zwiers Bio
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM Update from SAB Satellite Task Force (SATTF)
INFORMATIONAL
Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia and SAB member
Presentation
4:15 PM External Review of the Cooperative Institute for Climate Science (CICS), Princeton
University
DECISIONAL – SAB to consider whether to transmit this report to NOAA
Frank Kudrna, Principal Water Resource Engineer, URS Corp, SAB member and Chair,
CICS Princeton Review
Presentation
Draft Report
5:00 PM Public Comment
5:15 PM Adjourn
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Friday, 6 April
8:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
9:15 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Agenda
Cynthia Decker, Executive Director, NOAA SAB
9:30 AM Contributions of Genomics to Understanding the Causes and Impacts of Harmful
Algal Blooms
INFORMATIONAL – Science presentation
Frances Van Dolah, Research Biochemist, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and
Biomedical Research, NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS)
Presentation
10:30 AM Break

 

Presentation
Terms of Reference
Additional Information for Terms of Reference
11:45 AM Lunch
1:15 PM NOAA Response to the SAB Report on Fisheries Enterprise Data Management
DECISIONAL – SAB to consider the NOAA response
Richard Merrick, Chief Scientist, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Presentation
Report
2:00 PM NOAA Response to Congress on Compensation Policy for Specialized Satellite
Data Products and Services
INFORMATIONAL
Helen Wood, Senior Advisor, NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and
Information Service
Presentation

November 29-30 2011

 

July 25-26, 2006 -Monterey, California

**DRAFT** AGENDA

Location: Best Western Beach Resort Monterey
2600 Sand Dunes Drive 
Monterey, California 93940 
1-800-242-8627 
www.montereybeachresort.com
Meeting Room: La Grande

Hotel parking is free for hotel guests. Parking can be validated for other meeting guests.

 

Tuesday, July 25

1:00 PM    Sign in by all Participants and Audience; Registration for Public Comment

1:15 PM    Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions by SAB Members; Approval of March meeting minutes
Dr. Len Pietrafesa – Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board

1:20 PM    Welcoming Remarks and Statement
Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) – Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator

1:35 PM    Discussion of the Final Report of the External Review of NOAA’s Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise
Dr. David Fluharty  Chair, Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise Review & Professor of Marine Affairs, University of Washington and SAB Member
Dr. Jake Rice – Coordinator, Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Department of Fisheries and Oceans and SAB Member Emeritus

2:35 PM    Break

2:50 PM    Physical and Social Sciences Research Task Team (PSTT): Final Report 
Dr. Alexander MacDonald - Acting Director, NOAA Earth Systems Research Laboratory & Chair of the PSTT

3:50 PM    Discussion of the Near Final Report of the Hurricane Intensity Research Working Group
Dr. John Snow –Chair, Hurricane Intensity Research Working Group & Dean, College of  Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, University of Oklahoma, and SAB member

4:50 PM    Extension, Outreach, and Education Working Group – Proposal for Discussion
Dr. Frank Kudrna – President and CEO, Kudrna & Associates, Ltd. and SAB member
Dr. Gerald Wheeler – Executive Director, National Science Teachers Association and SAB member

5:20 PM    Adjourn

Wednesday, July 26

9:00 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
Coffee available

9:15 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Dr. Cynthia Decker – Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
Dr. Len Pietrafesa- Chair, SAB Welcoming Remarks

9:20 AM Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Update: Status and NOAA Contributions
Mr. Dave Zilkoski – Director, NOAA National Geodetic Survey & NOAA IOOS Project Manager

10:20 AM Break

10:35 AM Pacific Coast Ocean Observing System (PaCOOS): A Regional Ecosystem Science Board<
Dr. William Fox - Director, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, California

11:35 AM Building the Scientific Foundation for an Effective Regional System of Marine Protected Areas: NOAA’s West Coast Pilot Project
Dr. Charles Wahle – Director, NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center’s Science Institute, Santa Cruz, California

12:35 PM    Lunch (on own)

1:45 PM    The Ocean Exploration Advisory Working Group
Dr. Larry Mayer - Co-Chair, Ocean Exploration Advisory Working Group & Professor and Director of the Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire

2:15 PM    External Review of the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program
Ms. Barbara Moore, NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Representative to the NOAA Coral Program Council & Director, NOAA’s National Undersea Research Program

2:45 PM    Break

3:00 PM    Climate Working Group 
Dr. Otis Brown, Chair, Climate Working Group & Dean, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami and SAB Member

3:30 PM    SAB Review of the Cooperative Institute for Climate Science (CICS) at Princeton University
Dr. Wade McGillis (by phone) – Chair, SAB Review Panel for CICS & Columbia University

4:00 PM    Public Statements

4:30 PM    Recap of Meeting Decisions and Actions
Dr. Cynthia Decker – Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board

5:00 PM    Meeting Adjourns

March 8-9, 2006 - Silver Spring, MD

AGENDA

25th Meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board
Silver Spring, Maryland
March 8-9, 2006
Location:
Courtyard Marriott
8506 Fenton St.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-589-4899
www.marriott.com/wassv
Wednesday, March 8
1:00 PM Sign in by all Participants and Audience; Registration for Public Comment
1:15 PM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions by SAB Members; Approval of March meeting minutes
Len Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board
1:20 PM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
James R. Mahoney - Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Deputy Administrator
1:35 PM Update and Discussion of the Interim Report of the External Review of NOAA's Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise
David Fluharty - Chair, Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise Review & Professor of Marine Affairs, University of Washington
2:50 PM Discussion of NOAA's Ecosystem Goal Team: Themes for the Future
Steve Murawski - Acting Ecosystem Goal Team Lead & Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor, NOAA Fisheries Service
3:35 PM Break
3:45 PM Report on the Emerging Strategy for Environmental Literacy, Louisa Koch - Director, NOAA Office of Education
4:30 PM Public Statements
5:00 PM
Thursday, March 9, 2005
8:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience -Coffee available
8:55 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
9:00 AM Update and Discussion of the Interim Report of the Hurricane Intensity Research Working Group
John Snow - Chair, Hurricane Intensity Research Working Group and SAB member
9:30 AM The Environmental Impact of Hurricane Katrina - Assessment of Environmental Impacts, Ongoing Monitoring, and Science in Support of Rebuilding Efforts
Steve Murawski - Acting Ecosystem Goal Team Lead & Director of Scientific Programs and Chief Science Advisor, NOAA Fisheries Service
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Status of Social Science at NOAA
Rodney Weiher - NOAA Chief Economist, NOAA Office of Program Planning and Integration
11:45 AM Update on the Great Lakes Executive Order
Stephen Brandt - Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, NOAA Research
12:15 PM Lunch (unhosted)
1:45 PM Stakeholder Input and NOAA's AGM for FY 2009-2013
Paul Doremus - Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator & Director of Strategic Planning, NOAA Office of Program Planning and Integration
2:45 PM Presentation on NOAA Research & Development Computing / High Performance Computing
Carl Staton - NOAA Chief Information Officer
3:30 PM Break
3:45 PM Discussion of NOAA's Activities regarding Invasive Species
Dorn Carlson - NOAA Invasive Species Program Manager
4:15 PM Recap of Meeting Decisions and Actions
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
4:45 PM Meeting Adjourns

November 8-9, 2005 - Washington, DC

AGENDA

8:15AM-8:30 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements

8:30 AM-8:35 AM

Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board

8:35 AM-8:45 AM

Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
Len Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board
8:45 AM-9:45 AM
Report of the “Evaluation of NOAA’s Response to the Research Review Report
Berrien Moore - Chair, NOAA Research Review Team & Professor, University of New Hampshire
9:45 AM-10:15 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere & NOAA Administrator
10:15 AM-10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM-10:40AM
Panel Opener
Mary Glackin - Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration

10:40 AM-11:00 AM Forecasts and communications
David L. Johnson - Assistant Administrator, NOAA National Weather Service

11:00 AM-11:20 AM NOAA's Support Activities
Charlie Challstrom - Assistant Administrator, NOAA Ocean Service

11:20 AM-11:40 AM Restoration and Rebuilding of Living Marine Resources
Steve Murawski - Chief Science Advisor, NOAA Fisheries Service

11:40 AM-11:45 AM Panel Closing
Mary Glackin - Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration

11:45 AM-12:15 PM Discussion: Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Panel
12:15 PM- 12:45 PM SAB Approval of Cooperative Institute Reviews: theCooperative Institute for Climate and Ocean Research (CICOR)
Frank Kudrna - Chair, CICOR Review & President, Kudrna & Associates, Ltd.

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2005


8:45AM-8:55 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements

8:55 AM-9:00 AM

Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
Management of Research
9:00 AM-9:30 AM Briefing on Physical and Social Sciences Task Team
Sandy MacDonald - Chair, Physical and Social Science Task Team & Director, NOAA Global Systems Division

9:30AM-10:00AM Briefing on Review of NOAA's Ecosystem Science and Research
David Fluharty - Chair, Ecosystem Research and Science Enterprise Review & Professor, School of Marine Affairs, University of Washington
10:00 AM-10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM-11:00 AM Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act
William Hogarth - Assistant Administrator, NOAA Fisheries Service
11:00 AM- 11:20 AM Presentation on NOAA Request for a Standing Data Archiving and Access Requirements Work Group
Thomas Karl - Director, National Climatic Data Center
11:20 AM-11:50 AM Public Comment
11:50 AM- 12:20PM Discussion

Extramural Research
12:20 PM- 1:30 PM Lunch (unhosted)

1:00 PM-2:00 PM SAB Approval of Cooperative Institute Reviews: theCooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research
Carl Richards - Chair, CILER Review & Director, EPA Mid-Continent Ecology Division

2:00 PM-3:00 PM Report on the Review of the National Sea Grant College Extension Program and a Call for Greater National Commitment to Engagement
Ronald Baird - Director, National Sea Grant College Program

3:00 PM-3:30 PM Discussion
3:30 PM-4:00 PM Recap of Meeting Decisions and Actions
Michael Uhart - SAB Executive Director

Adjournment of Meeting

March 22-23, 2005 - Washington, DC

22nd NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Washington, DC
Date: Tuesday March 22, 2005
Location:

 

National Geographic Society
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-2200
Room: Staff Auditorium

AGENDA

10:15 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements
10:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
10:35 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Len Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
10:45 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(VADM Conrad Lautenbacher - Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator)
11:00 AM Overview of NOAA Response to SAB/Research Review
(James R. Mahoney - Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Deputy Administrator)
11:15 AM Policy on Transition of Research Applications
(Mary Glackin - Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration)
12:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:15 PM
Earth Observations: A Global, National and NOAA Perspective
(VADM Lautenbacher)
2:00 PM Briefing on the Integrated Surface Observing System (ISOS)
(David L. Johnson - Assistant Administrator, National Weather Service)
2:30 PM Tsunamis, Research, and Observations
(David L. Johnson, NWS)
(Eddie Bernard - Director, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory)
3:15 PM Break
3:30 PM The U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy (USCOP) and the Administration Response
(Rick Spinrad - Assistant Administrator, National Ocean Service)
4:15 PM Overview of Predictions/Monitoring of 2004 Hurricanes
(David L. Johnson - NWS)
4:45 PM Progress Report: External Ecosystem Task Team
(Michael Sissenwine - Director Scientific Programs & Chief Science Advisor, National Marine Fisheries Service)
5:15 PM Progress Report: Physical and Social Science Research Task Team
(Sandy MacDonald - Director, Forecast Systems Laboratory)
5:45 PM Adjourn
Date: Wednesday March 23, 2005
Location: National Geographic Society
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-2200
Room: Staff Auditorium

AGENDA

9:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
10:00 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
10:00 AM Draft NOAA Cooperative Institute Policy
(John Cortinas - Program Manager, NOAA Research Cooperative Institutes)
10:30 AM Transitioning fto the Integrated Earth Observing System
(Greg Withee - Assistant Administrator, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service)
11:15 AM President's Executive Order for the Great Lakes
(Steve Brandt - Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory)
11:45 AM NOAA and the International Polar Year
(John Calder - Director, NOAA Arctic Research Office)
12:15 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:30 PM NOAA Strategic Planning2006-2011
(Mary Glackin - PPI)
2:00 PM Closing Statements- Discussion among SAB members
2:30 PM Public Statements
3:00 PM Adjourn
Adjourn

November 2-3, 2004 - Washington, DC

AGENDA

12:45 PM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements
1:00 PM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:05 PM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Len Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:15 PM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(James R. Mahoney - Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Deputy Administrator)
1:30 AM Overview of NOAA Response to SAB Research Review Team Report
(James R. Mahoney)
2:15 PM NOAA 5-Year Research Plan and 20-Year Research Vision
(Rick Rosen, Assistant Administrator, OAR)
2:30 PM Proposed NOAA Policy on Governing Cooperative Institutes
(John Cortinas, OAR)
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Draft Strategic Plan for the U.S. Integrated Earth Observing System
(Greg Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)
3:45 PM Public Statements
4:15 PM Climate Working Group Report
(Otis Brown - Working Group Chair and SAB Member)
4:40 PM Adjourn
Date: Wednesday November 3, 2004
Location: National Geographic Society
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-2200
Room: Staff Auditorium

AGENDA

8:15AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
8:35 AM Review of the Cooperative Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Terrestrial Applications (CIASTA)
(Len Pietrafesa)
9:15 AM NOAA Strategic Plan and Annual Guidance Memorandum
(Mary Glackin - Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration))
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Regional Ecosystem Based Management
(John H. Dunnigan - NOAA Ecosystem Goal Team Lead and Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, NMFS)
11:15 AM Science Advisory Board Subcommittee and Working Group Reports
(Len Pietrafesa)
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Review of the Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research (CIFAR)
(John Weatherly - Panel Chair and NCAR)
1:30 PM Final Report of the US Commission on Ocean Policy
(Peter Hill - Special Assistant for Government Relations, USCOP)
2:15 PM Update on Social Science Initiatives in NOAA
(Rodney Weiher - Chief Economist, Office of Program Planning and Integration)
2:30 PM Adjourn

July 13-14, 2004 - Arlington, VA

20th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Arlington, VA
Date: Tuesday July 13, 2004
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Francis Scott Key Ballroom

 

AGENDA

8:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
9:00 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
9:00 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Len Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
9:05 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(James R. Mahoney - Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Deputy Administrator)
9:15 AM NOAA Research Review Team's Final Report
(Berrien Moore - University of New Hampshire and Chair, NOAA Research Review Team)
10:45 AM Break
11:15 AM Update on Earth Observations - National and International Plans
(Carla Sullivan - NOAA Senior Policy Advisor)
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM JIMAR Review
(Andrew Moore - University of Colorado, Panel Chair)
2:15 PM CIASTA Review
(Bill Malm - Colorado State University, Panel Chair)
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Final Report of NCEP Ocean Modeling Review Panel(Len Pietrafesa - Panel Chair)
4:00 PM US Commission on Ocean Policy Recommendations-Interagency Policy
(Kameran Onley - Associate Director for Environmental Policy, Council on Environmental Quality)
4:30 PM NPOESS User Group membership
Len Pietrafesa)
4:45 PM Adjourn
Date: Wednesday July 14, 2004
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Francis Scott Key Ballroom
9:25 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB
9:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart – Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
9:35 AM Climate Monitoring Working Group and Climate and Global Change Working Group Reports
(Otis Brown – Chair, CGCWG)
10:00 AM Climate Change Science Program and Climate Change Technology Program Updates
(James R. Mahoney – Director, Climate Change Science Program)
10:30 AM NOAA Strategic Plan
(Mary Glackin – Assistant Administrator, Planning,
Programming, and Implementation)
11:30 AM Research Council’s NOAA 5-Year Research Plan
(Rick Rosen – Assistant Administrator, NOAA Research)
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM NOAA Organic Act
– A Panel Discussion (Amy Carroll – Professional Staff/Chairman Ehlers’ Designee Margaret Spring – Senior Democratic Counsel, Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Fisheries and Coast Guard)
2:00 PM Public Statements
2:30 PM NOAA Social Science Research Initiative Update
(Rodney Weiher – Chief Economist, Office of Program Planning and Integration)
3:00 PM Adjourn

 

March 16-17, 2004 - Arlington, VA

19th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Arlington, VA
Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2004
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Potomac C

AGENDA

1:15 PM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
1:30 PM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:30 PM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present(Leonard Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:35 PM National Ocean Service – FY 2005 Budget
(Jamie Hawkins, Deputy Assistant Administrator, NOS)
2:00 PM National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service – FY 2005 Budget(Greg Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)
2:30 PM CIRA Review(Judith Curry, Georgia Institute of Technology and Review Panel Chair)
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Public Statements
4:30 PM Adjourn
Date: Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Potomac C
8:15 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
8:30 AM CIMMS Review(Denise Stephenson-Hawk, Review Panel Chair)
9:30 AM Science Advisory Board Subcommittee and Working Group Reports
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM National Marine Fisheries Service – FY 2005 Budget(John Oliver, Deputy Assistant Administrator, NMFS)
11:30 AM NOAA Social Science Research Initiative – FY 2004(Rodney Weiher, Chief Economist, Office of Program Planning and Integration)
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM NOAA Research Review Team Activities Update
(Berrien Moore, University of New Hampshire and Review Panel Chair)
2:00 PM Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research – FY 2005 Budget(Rick Rosen, Assistant Administrator, OAR)
2:30 PM National Weather Service – FY 2005 Budget
(David L. Johnson, Assistant Administrator, NWS)
3:00 PM NCEP Ocean Modeling Review(Len Pietrafesa, Review Panel Chair)
4:00 PM Adjourn

January 6, 2004 - Washington, DC

18th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Washington, DC
Date: Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Location:

 

Marriott DC at Metro Center
775 12th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-2200
Room: Salon E

DRAFT AGENDA



12:45 PM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
1:00 PM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format (Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:05 PM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present (Leonard Pietrafesa - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)
1:10 PM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(VADM Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator)
1:20 AM NOAA Research Review – Presentation of Draft Reportand Discussion
(Berrien Moore III – Chair, NOAA Research Review Team)
2:30 PM Public Statements
3:30 PM NOAA Research Review (continued)
5:00 PM Adjourn

November 3,4 2003 - Arlington, VA

17th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Arlington, Virginia
AGENDA Monday November 3, 2003
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Francis Scott Key Ballroom


9:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience
10:00 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
10:00 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
Leonard Pietrafesa - Interim Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board
10:10 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
TBD
10:20 AM SAB Subcommittee Reports
10:45 AM SAB Climate & Global Change Working Group Report
Otis Brown, Chair
11:30 AM Public Statements
12:00 AM LUNCH
1:30 PM FY 2006 Planning, Programming and Budgeting - Update
Mary Glackin, Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration
2:15 PM NPOESS User Working Group Terms of Reference
Gregory Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS
2:45 PM Homeland Security and Emergency Response
Phil Kenul, Program Manager, NOAA Homeland Security Program
3:15 PM BREAK
3:30 PM Other Business
5:00 PM Adjourn


AGENDA Tuesday, November 4, 2003
Location:

 

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400
Room: Francis Scott Key Ballroom


9:45 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB
10:00 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board
10:00 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
VADM Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., U.S. Navy (Ret.) - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator
10:30 AM Water Resources in NOAA
Gary Carter, NWS, NOAA Hydrology Program Manager
11:00 AM Climate Monitoring WG Report
Mark Abbott, Chair
11:30 AM NOAA Ocean Council
Lee Dantzler, Deputy Chair, NOAA Ocean Council
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM

NOAA Research Review
Jack Kelly, NOAA Deputy Under Secretary
Berrien Moore, Chair, Noaa Research Review Team

July 15-17, 2003 - Arlington, VA

16th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Arlington, VA

AGENDA

Tuesday July 15, 2003

Location: Key Bridge Marriott 
Room: Potomac Ballroom, Salon D
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400

10:15 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience 

10:30 AM  Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:35 AM  Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Leonard Pietrafesa - Interim Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:40 AM  Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

10:50 AM  The Climate Change Science Plan - Update
(James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

11:30 AM  Earth Observing Summit - Update
(Carla Sullivan, Policy Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary)

12:00 AM  LUNCH      

1:30 PM  FY 2006 Budget Priorities 
(Mary Glackin, Assistant Administrator, Program Planning and Integration)

2:30 PM  SAB/NOAA Research Council – Joint Meeting and Prior Interactions
(Don Scavia, Chief Scientist, NOS and Vice-Chair, NOAA Research Council)

3:00 PM  BREAK

3:15 PM  National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) - Proposed SAB Review of the Ocean/Atmospheric Modeling Plan
(Louis Uccellini, Director, NCEP)

4:00 PM  Sea Grant Review Panel
(Peter Bell, Chair)

4:30 PM Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE)
(RADM Richard West, President, CORE)

5:00 PM  Adjourn

Wednesday July 16, 2003

Location:  Key Bridge Marriott 
Room: Potomac Ballroom, Salon D
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA 22209
703-524-6400

8:00 AM  Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB
Note:  Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED.  Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public statements unless the Chair requests otherwise.  The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the Chair.

8:30 AM  Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 AM  Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Leonard Pietrafesa - Interim Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:45 AM Public Statements 

9:15 AM  NOAA Education Council
(Marlene Kaplan, Office of Education and Sustainable Development, and Ben Mieremet, Executive Director, NOAA Education Council)

9:45 AM  NWS Hydrologic Verification Statistics – Update
(Gary Carter, Director, Office of Hydrologic Development, NWS)

10:00 AM  Break

10:30 AM  Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (CIMAS) - Review Panel Report 
(Pat Gober, Review Panel Chair)

11:15 AM  Council on Long-Term Climate Monitoring
(Thomas Karl, Working Group Chair)

11:30 AM  Climate and Global Change
(Otis Brown, Working Group Chair, SAB member)

12:00 PM  LUNCH

1:15 PM  NPOESS (National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems) - Science Issues 
(Gregory Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

2:00 PM  Panel Discussion with Congressional Staff
(Amy Carroll, Chairman’s Designee, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science; Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards)
(Other House and Senate Staff – invited)

3:00 PM  Unfinished Business

3:30 PM  Adjourn

March 18 and 19, 2003 - Washington, DC

15th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Washington, DC

FINAL AGENDA 

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday March 18, 2003
Location:
Washington Marriott,
West End Ballroom, Salons A and B
1221 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-872-1500

10:15 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience 

10:25 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:30 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Leonard Pietrafesa - Interim Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:35 AM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(Vice Admiral Conrad Lautenbacher, Jr. - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator)

10:45 AM NOAA Social Science Research Review Panel - Final Report
(Susan Hanna, Review Panel Chair)

11:45 AM LUNCH

12:45 PM NOAA Research - FY 2004 Budget
(Alexander MacDonald, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1:15 PM National Weather Service - FY 2004 Budget
(Jack Kelly, Assistant Administrator, NWS)

1:45 PM National Ocean Service - FY 2004 Budget
(Jamie Hawkins, Acting Assistant Administrator, NOS)

2:15 PM National Marine Fisheries Service - FY 2004 Budget
(John Oliver, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Operations, NMFS)

2:45 PM BREAK

3:00 PM NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations - FY 2004 Budget and the NOAA Fleet Plan
(Bob J. Taylor, Deputy Director, and Don Spillman, Chief Financial Officer, NMAO)

3:30 PM National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service - FY 2004 Budget
(Gregory Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

4:00 PM NPOESS (National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite Systems) Science Issues - Proposed Review
(Gregory Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

4:30 PM Earth Observing Summit 
(Gregory Withee, Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

5:00 PM Unfinished Business

5:30 PM Adjourn

Wednesday March 19, 2003
Location:
Washington Marriott
West End Ballroom, Salons A and B
1221 22nd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
202-872-1500

8:00 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

8:20 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:25 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-Introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Leonard Pietrafesa - Interim Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:30 AM Working Group and Subcommittee Reports

- Education Subcommittee (Denise Stephenson-Hawk)
- NESDIS Office of Research Applications Review Panel (Denise Stephenson-Hawk)
- Council on Long-Term Climate Monitoring (Thomas Karl) a
- Climate and Global Change Working Group (Otis Brown)

9:15 AM Marine Mammals and Sonar
(Roger Gentry, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS)

9:45 AM Stellar Sea Lions - NOAA and the National Academy Report
(William Fox, Director, Office of Science and Technology and Chief Scientist, NMFS)

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM Public Statements

11:00 The Climate Change Science Plan
(James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

11:30 AM The NOAA Climate Program Office
(Mary Glackin, Acting Director and Deputy Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

12:00 PM LUNCH

1:00 PM Panel Discussion with Congressional Staff
(Eric Webster, House Committee on Science)
(Other House and Senate Staff - Invited)

2:00 PM The NOAA Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology
(Sam Williamson, Director, OFCM)

2:30 PM NOAA Grants Reform
(Rimas Liogys, NOAA Office of Finance and Administration)

3:00 PM BREAK

3:15 PM The NOAA Research Council
(David Rogers, Chair)

3:45 PM U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy - Update
(Terry Schaff, Associate Director, Government Relations and Ken Turgeon, Associate Director, Research, Education, and Marine Operations)

4:15 PM Pew Oceans Commission - Final Commission Report and Reports on Fisheries
(Christophe Tulou, Executive Director)

5:15 PM Adjourn

November 5-7, 2002 - Norman, Oklahoma

14th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
NOVEMBER 5-7, 2002
NORMAN, OKLAHOMA

FINAL AGENDA

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 5, 2002

Location:
Oklahoma College of Continuing Education (OCCE) Forum
1700 Asp Avenue
Norman, OK

8:00 AM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 AM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:45 AM CIRES Review Report
(Vera Alexander, SAB and Review Panel member )

9:45 AM National Geodetic Survey (Geodesy) Program Review - Final Report
(Len Pietrafesa, Review Panel Chair and SAB Member)

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM National Weather Service - NOAA Research: Technology Transfer Program
(David Rogers, Office of Weather and Air Quality, NOAA Research)

11:00 AM NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
(James Kimpel, Director)

11:45 AM The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS)
(Peter Lamb, Director)

12:15 PM Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, November 6, 2002

Location:
USPS National Center for Employee Development
Training and Conference Center
Rooms D and E
2805 Highway 9 East
Norman, OK

1:00 PM Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

1:15 PM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:20 PM Welcoming Remarks and Statement
(Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr. - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

1:35 PM FY 2003 Appropriations Update 
(Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr. - Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

1:50 PM National Ocean Service response - CCEHBR Review Report
(Don Scavia, NOS)

2:30 PM Public Statements

3:00 PM BREAK

3:15 PM Climate Change Research Initiative
(James Mahoney, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere)

4:00 PM Unfinished Business

4:30 PM Adjourn for the Day


Thursday, November 7, 2002

Location:
USPS National Center for Employee Development
Training and Conference Center
Rooms D and E
2805 Highway 9 East
Norman, OK

8:00 AM Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 AM "The Nation's Environmental Data - Treasures at Risk" - Update
(Stan Wilson, NESDIS)

9:05 AM SAB Comments on NOAA response to NESDIS Office of Research Applications Review Report
(Denise Stephenson-Hawk, Review Panel Chair)

9:35 AM Council on Long-Term Climate Monitoring - Update
(Tom Karl, Chair, via telephone conference call)

10:00 AM NOAA Social Science Review Panel - Update
(Susan Hanna, Chair, via telephone conference call)

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM Education Subcommittee Update
(Denise Stephenson-Hawk, Chair)

11:00 AM Public Statements

11:30 AM Unfinished business

12:00 PM Adjourn

July 9-11, 2002 - Boulder, Colorado

13th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
BOULDER, CO

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 9, 2002

Location:
Millennium Harvest House
Canyon Room
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO

12:30 PM Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

1:00 PM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:05 PM Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:10 PM Welcoming Remarks and Opening Statement
(Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr. - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere)

1:30 PM Report of the SAB Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory Review Panel and SAB Discussion
(Robert Harriss - Director, NCAR Environmental & Societal Impacts Group and Review Panel Member)

2:30 PM Public Statements

3:00 PM Break

3:30 PM Presentation on the NOAA Space Environment Center and SAB Discussion
(Ernest Hildner - Director, Space Environment Center)

4:15 PM Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, July 10, 2002

Location:
Millennium Harvest House
Canyon Room
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO

8:00 AM Sign-in by all Participants and Audience

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED.]

8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 AM NOAA-Academia Partnership Building Workshop - Final Report
(Len Pietrafesa - SAB)

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM Briefings and Discussions on Activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups

11:30 AM LUNCH

1:30 PM Report of the SAB Geodesy Program Review Panel and SAB Discussion
(Len Pietrafesa - SAB member and Panel Chair)

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM Briefings and Discussions on Activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups (continued)

5:00 PM Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Location:
Millennium Harvest House
Canyon Room
1345 28th Street
Boulder, CO

8:00 AM Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:30 AM Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 AM Briefings and Discussions on Activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups (continued)

9:30 PM Public Statements

10:00 AM Briefings and Discussions on Activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups (continued)

11:00AM Final Adjournment

 

March 19-21, 2002 - Washington D.C.

12th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
WASHINGTON, D.C.

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, March 19, 2002

Location:
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel & Suites
2033 M Street NW
Washington, D.C.

12:30 p.m. Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

1:00 p.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:05 p.m. Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:10 p.m. Overview of NOAA Climate Programs
(David Evans, NOAA Research)

1:30 p.m. The Climate Record and a Report on the Council on Long-term Climate Monitoring
(Tom Karl, NESDIS National Climate Data Center)

2:00 p.m. Welcoming Remarks and Opening Statement
(Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere)

2:45 p.m. Climate Predictions
(Jim Laver, NWS Climate Prediction Center)

3:05 p.m. Climate Observations and Services
(David Goodrich, NOAA Research)

3:25 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Climate Change Research Initiative
(David Evans, NOAA Research)

4:00 p.m. Roundtable- NOAA Climate Research
David Evans, NOAA Research
Tom Karl, National Climate Data Center
David Goodrich, NOAA Research
Jim Laver, Climate Prediction Center

5:00 p.m. Public Statements

5:30 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Wednesday, March 20, 2002

Location:
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel & Suites
2033 M Street NW
Washington, D.C.

8:15 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience
[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED.]
12th NOAA Science Advisory Board Meeting
General Logistics and Schedule - Page 3 of 4

8:45 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:50 a.m. SAB Discussion of NOAA Climate Programs

9:30 a.m. Report on the NOAA-Academia Partnership Building Workshop
(Len Pietrafesa, SAB)

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Report of the NOAA SAB Social Science Review Panel - Findings and Recommendations 
(Susan Hanna - Chair, SAB Synthesis Subcommittee and Panel Chair)

11:15 a.m. Report of the Review of the CCEHBR 
(Jake Rice - SAB)

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. Report of the Review of the NOS Geodesy Program
(Len Pietrafesa - SAB)

2:00 p.m. Homeland Security - Update on Capabilities
(CAPT Ted Lillestolen - Associate Deputy Assistant Administrator, NOS)

2:45 p.m. Sea Grant Status Report
(Ron Baird - Director, NOAA Sea Grant College Program)

3:15 p.m. BREAK

3:30 p.m. NOAA Education Partnership Programs
(Jacqueline Rousseau, OAR)

4:00 p.m. Report of the Education Subcommittee
(Denise Stephenson-Hawk, Subcommittee Chair) 
(Joyce Gross, Office of the Under Secretary)

4:30 p.m. Public Statements

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Location:
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel & Suites
2033 M Street NW
Washington, DC

8:00 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:25 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:30 a.m. National Weather Service Requirements Setting Process
(Greg Mandt, NWS Office of Services)

9:00 a.m. NWS - 6-month Verification of Hydrologic Forecasts and Hydrologic Information for Risk - Based Decisions
(Gary Carter, NWS)

9:30 a.m. NOAA Interactions with the Commission on Ocean Policy
(Margaret Davidson, NOS, DOC/NOAA Liaison to the Commission)

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. NOAA and Water Resource Management
(Roan Conrad, Office of Sustainable Development and International Affairs)

11:00 a.m. Panel Discussion with Congressional Staffers
(Eric Webster, Mike Quear - invited)

12:00 p.m. Meeting Adjourns

November 6-8, 2001 - Tucson, Arizona

11th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
TUCSON, ARIZONA

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, November 6, 2001

Location:
Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites
5151 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ

8:00 a.m. Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to the NOAA Science Advisory Board

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:30 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 a.m. Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:45 a.m. Welcoming Remarks and Opening Statement
(Al Beeton - Chair, to read the welcoming remarks and opening statement of Scott Gudes- Acting Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere)

9:00 a.m. NWS Water Related Activities Overview 
(Jack Kelly - Assistant Administrator for Weather Services)

9:30 a.m. NWS Hydrologic Research Activities - Overview and Discussion 
(Gary Carter - Director, Office of Hydrologic Development)

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Distributed Hydrologic Modeling - Overview and Discussion 
(Mike Smith - Office of Hydrologic Development)

11:15 a.m. NCEP Land Data Assimilation and Hydrologic Modeling Systems - Overview and Discussion
(Kenneth Mitchell - NCEP Environmental Modeling Center)

12:00 p.m. Hydrologic Research Collaborations
(Rick Lawford - Office of Global Programs)

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion - Hydrologic Research 
Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Assistant Administrators or their representatives
  • Gary Carter - Director, Office of Hydrologic Development
  • Mike Smith - Office of Hydrologic Development
  • Kenneth Mitchell - NCEP Environmental Modeling Center
  • Rick Lawford - Office of Global Programs

2:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion - Research to Operations
Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Assistant Administrators or their representatives
  • Randy Dole - Director, Climate Diagnostics Center
  • David Brandon - Hydrologist-in-Charge, Colorado Basin River Forecast Center
  • Paul Sperry - Executive Director, CIRES
  • Gary Carter - Director, Office of Hydrologic Development

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion - Research to Operations (continued)

4:45 p.m. Public Input

5:15 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Wednesday, November 7, 2001

Location:
Institute for the Study of Planet Earth
University of Arizona
715 N. Park Avenue
Tucson, AZ

8:00 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED.]

8:30 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 a.m. "University of Arizona: water cycle-related research activities"
(Jonathan Overpeck - Director, ISPE)
(Soroosh Sorooshian- Director, NSF-STC SAHRA)
(James Shuttleworth - Professor of Hydrometeorology)

9:30 a.m. Round Table Discussion: Regional Climate Services Structure 
Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Assistant Administrators or their representatives
  • Roger Pulwarty - Office of Global Programs (invited)
  • Paul Sperry - Executive Director, CIRES
  • Randy Dole - Director, Climate Diagnostics Center
  • Jonathan Overpeck - Director, ISPE

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Round Table Discussion: Regional Climate Services Structure 
(continued)

11:45 a.m. Ocean Exploration Program - Update and Discussion
(Michael Kelly - Office of Ocean Exploration)

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. Demonstration of Climate forecasts and Precipitation products By UA researchers
(Holly Hartman and Tom Pagano - Hydrology Graduate students)
(Bisher Imam - Director of HyDIS)

1:45 p.m. Opportunities in Water Science and Technology
(Al Beeton - Chair, Science Advisory Board)

2:15 p.m. Update on Climate Research Initiative - Overview and Discussion
(David Evans - Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (by phone))

2:45 p.m. Global Water Cycle Initiative - Overview and Discussion
(Rick Lawford - Office of Global Programs)

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Briefings and discussions on activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups
Long-term Climate Monitoring Council Report (Soroosh Sorooshian - SAB)
Social Science Research Panel (Susan Hanna - SAB)
Report of the Review of the NOS Geodesy Program (Len Pietrafesa - SAB) 
Report of the Review of the CCEHBR (Jake Rice - SAB)
Report of the Global Programs Working Group

4:30 p.m. NOAA - University Partnership Building Workshop
(Al Beeton - Chair, SAB)

4:45 p.m. Poster Session by UA students and researchers

5:45 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Location:
Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites
5151 East Grant Road
Tucson, AZ

8:00 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:25 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:30 a.m. Homeland Security Briefing
(CAPT Ted Lillestolen - Associate Deputy Assistant Administrator, NOS)

8:45 a.m. Presentation and SAB discussion/action on DOC Aquaculture Guidelines
(Susan Hanna - Chair, SAB Subcommittee on Aquaculture)
(Peter Douglas - SAB)

9:15 a.m. Round Table Discussion: Water Allocation Issues 
Discussants:

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Round Table Discussion: Water Allocation Issues (continued)

11:30 a.m. Public Input

12:00 p.m. Meeting Adjourns

June 26-28, 2001 - Santa Cruz, California

10th NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA
JUNE 26-28, 2001

Agenda

Tuesday, June 26, 2001

Location:
National Marine Fisheries Laboratory
Conference Room
110 Shaffer Road
Santa Cruz, CA

12:30 p.m. Sign in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

1:00 p.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:05 p.m. Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:15 p.m. Welcoming Remarks and Opening Statement
(Scott Gudes- Acting Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere)

2:00 p.m. NOAA Fisheries Science Overview 
(Bill Hogarth - Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries)

2:15 p.m. "Conducting Science in a Regulatory Environment" 
(Bill Fox - Director, NMFS Office of Science and Technology)

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Round Table Discussion: "Streamlining Science Advice for Management"

Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Churchill Grimes - Director, NMFS Santa Cruz Laboratory
  • Don McIsaac - Executive Director, Pacific Fisheries Management Council (invited)
  • Cindy Thomson - NMFS Santa Cruz Laboratory
  • Cyreis Schmitt - NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Mike Sissenwine - Director, NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center

4:15 p.m. Public comments on the discussion and questions of the panel

4:30 p.m. Public statements (any subject)

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Wednesday, June 27, 2001

Location:
West Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
Santa Cruz Room
175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA

7:30 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED.]

8:00 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:05 a.m. Round Table Discussion: "Ensuring Science Quality and Credibility - NOAA Partners"

Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Bill Fox - Director, NMFS Office of Science and Technology
  • David Evans - Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
  • Ted Lillestollen - Deputy Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management
  • Greg Withee - Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services (NESDIS)

9:45 a.m. Public comments on the discussion and questions of the panel

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Round Table Discussion: "Ensuring Science Quality, Credibility, and Relevance - Academic and State Partners"

Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Mike Sissenwine - Director, NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center
  • Mike Tillman - Director, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Tom Schroeder - Director, Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research
  • Bob Stickney - Director, Texas Sea Grant
  • L.B. Boydstun - California Fish and G a.m.e (invited)
  • Usha Varanasi - Director, NMFS Northwest Fisheries Science Center

11:45 a.m. Public comments on the discussion and questions of the panel

12:00 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:00 p.m. "Science and Litigation: An Introduction"
(Bill Fox - Director, NMFS Office of Science and Technology)

1:10 p.m. Round Table Discussion: "Science and Litigation"

Discussants:

  • Science Advisory Board
  • Bill Fox - Director, NMFS Office of Science and Technology
  • Mike Sissenwine - Director, NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center
  • Mike Tillman - Director, NMFS Southwest Fisheries Science Center
  • Cindy Thomson, NMFS Santa Cruz Laboratory
  • Judson Feder - NOAA Office of the General Counsel (invited)
  • L.B. Boydstun - California Fish and G a.m.e (invited)

3:00 p.m. Public comments on the discussion and questions of the panel

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Briefings on activities of SAB Subcommittees and Working Groups
(TBD) (CCEHBR and Geodesy Reviews)

4:00 p.m. SAB Discussion
(Lead, Al Beeton)

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for the day

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Location:
West Coast Santa Cruz Hotel
Santa Cruz Room
175 West Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA

7:30 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience and Registration for Public Statements to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public questions and statements, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal statements by any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:00 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:05 a.m. SAB Discussion and Follow-up of Previous Day's Activities
(Lead, Al Beeton)

8:30 a.m. Presentation and SAB discussion of SAB comments on DOC Aquaculture Guidelines
(Susan Hanna - Chair, SAB Subcommittee on Aquaculture)

9:00 a.m. Presentation of the NOAA Response to the Report of the SAB Panel on Climate Monitoring
(Greg Withee - Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services)

9:30 a.m. SAB Discussion of the NOAA Response to the Report
(Lead - Soroosh Sorooshian)

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Public Comments or Questions on the Report and NOAA's Response
(3 min each limit)

11:00 a.m. Public Statements (any subject)

11:30 a.m. Further SAB Discussion and Follow-up of Previous Activities
(Lead, Al Beeton)

12:30 p.m. Meeting Adjourns

March 20-22, 2001 - Washington, D.C.

9TH NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
WASHINGTON, DC & SILVER SPRING, MD

GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, March 20, 2001 - HCHB

9:30 a.m. Sign in by all participants and audience and Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

10:00 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:05 a.m. Opening Statement of the Chair and Self-introductions of the SAB Members Present
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

10:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks and Opening Statement
(Scott Gudes- Acting Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere)

10:45 a.m. Briefing on National Undersea Research Program (NURP) Strategic Plan with SAB Discussion (Mike DeLuca - Director, Mid-Atlantic Bight National Undersea Research Center)

11:30 a.m. Briefing on the Status of NOS Geodesy and CCEHBR Reviews
(Don Scavia - NOS Chief Scientist)

11:45 a.m. Meetings with other Boards
(Al Beeton- Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

12:00 p.m. Private Lunch

1:00 p.m. Report of the Panel on Strategies for Climate Monitoring with SAB Discussion
(Richard Goody - Chair, Panel on Strategies for Climate Monitoring)

1:45 p.m. Report of the September 2000 Meeting of the Climate and Global Change Working Group 
(Otis Brown - Chair, Climate and Global Change Working Group)

2:15 p.m. Briefing on NOAA Climate Research with SAB Discussion
(J. Michael Hall - Director, Office of Global Programs)

2:45 p.m. Report of the Panel Review of the National Environmental Satellite and Data Information Service's (NESDIS) Office of Research and Applications
(Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Chair, Office of Research and Applications Review Panel)

3:30 p.m. Public Input Session

4:00 p.m. Briefing on NSF Biocomplexity in the Environment and other Geosciences Programs with SAB Discussion (Margaret Leinen - Assistant Director for Geosciences, National Science Foundation)

4:30 p.m. NOAA Fisheries Modernization 
(William Hogarth - Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries)

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for the Day

Wednesday, March 21, 2001 - NOAA Science Center

8:00 a.m. Sign-in by all Participants and Audience

[NOTE- Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED]

1:00 p.m. Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart- Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1:05 p.m. Briefing on the Sea Grant Review Panel 
(Dr. Geraldine Knatz - Chair, Sea Grant Review Panel)

1:30 p.m. Report of the Subcommittee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas, Chair)

2:00 p.m. Briefing on NOAA's Long-term Climate Monitoring Council with SAB Discussion (Tom Karl - Director, National Climatic Data Center)

2:30 p.m. Report of the Subcommittee on Data Issues (Soroosh Sorooshian, Chair)

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Report of the Subcommittee on Scientific Synthesis(Susan Hanna)

3:30 p.m. Report of the Subcommittee on Education (Denise Stephenson-Hawk, Chair)

3:45 p.m. Report of the Subcommittee on Aquaculture with SAB Discussion 
(Susan Hanna, Chair)

4:15 p.m. Briefing on Ocean Exploration Program 
(David Evans - Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research)

4:30 p.m. Report of the Working Group on Administrative Efficiencies (Al Beeton)

4:45 p.m. Report on the Nancy Foster Scholarship (Margaret Davidson - Acting Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management)

5:00 p.m. Adjourn for the Day


Thursday, March 22, 2001 - HCHB

8:00 a.m. Sign-in by all participants and audience and Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. The limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by the SAB, if requested by the SAB Chair.]

8:30 a.m. Official Call to Order and Review of the Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart- Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

8:35 a.m. Briefing on OAR Office of Weather and Air Quality Research with SAB Discussion (David Rogers - Director, OAR Office of Weather and Air Quality Research)

9:00 a.m. Briefing on the U.S. Weather Research Program
(Jack Hayes - Director, NWS Office of Science and Technology)

9:30 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion with Congressional Staffers (invited)

11:00 a.m. Public Input

11:30 a.m. Final Adjournment

October 31-November 2, 2000 - Honolulu, Hawaii

8TH NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
HONOLULU, HAWAII
OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 2, 2000

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Tuesday, October 31, 2000

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location: DoubleTree Alana Waikiki Hotel
Heliconia Room
1956 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii

I. Report on Activities of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force and Invasive Species Council

II. Hawaii Undersea Research Program for Hawaii and the Western Pacific and the Sustainability of the National Undersea Research Program (NURP)

III. NESDIS Regional, Science-related Issues

IV. Management Issues and Science Needs for Northwest Hawaiian Islands

V. Management Issues and Science Needs for the Humpback Whale Sanctuary

VI. OAR Regional, Science-related Issues

VII. Briefing on Marine Protected Area Issues

VIII. Public Input Session

Wednesday, November 1, 2000

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Hawaii Imin International Conference Center
The East-West Center
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii

I. Overview of School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology (SOEST)

II. Briefing on the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR)

III. University of Hawaii (UH) Sea Level Center and the Tsuna.m.i Warning Progra.m.

IV. Fisheries Oceanography 

V. Pelagic Fisheries Research Progra.m.

VI. Tropical Meteorology

VII. Hawaii Sea Grant

VIII. The International Pacific Research Center 

IX. Presentations on the Issues and Science Efforts Related to Coral

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: DoubleTree Alana Waikiki Hotel
Heliconia Room
1956 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii

I. Report o f the Panel on Ocean Exploration

II. Science Review of the Office of Global Progra.m.s

III. Science Review of NESDIS Office of Research and Applications

IV. Status of Outcomes of SAB Recommendations

V. NMFS Regional, Science-related Issues

VI. Public Input Session

VII. SAB Sub-Committee and Working Group Reports

VIII. Status of Climate Monitoring Working Group

July 19-21, 2000 - Fairbanks, Alaska

SIXTH NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
FAIRBANKS, AK
GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 19, 2000

0800-0830 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience and
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0830 h: Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0840-0855 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0855-0955 h: Welcoming remarks and Opening Statement 
(D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere and
Administrator of NOAA)

0955-1010 h: Brief Overview of NOAA Offices, Facilities, and Major Activities in the Alaska and Northern Pacific Region
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1010-1025 h: Presentation on NOAA Scientific Integrity Policy with SAB Discussion
[Dave Evans - Assistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research
(OAR)]

1025-1040 h: BREAK

1040-1125 h: West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center Programs and SAB Discussion
(Ray Highsmith - Director, West Coast and Polar Region Undersea Research Programs)

1125-1155 h: OAR Presentation of Proposal for Lab and Joint Institute Reviews and SAB Discussion
(Dave Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1155 h: Adjourn for Lunch

1340 h: Reconvene in Gold Room West

1340-1510 h: SAB Sub-Committee and Working Group Reports and Discussion
Sub-Committee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Data Issues (Soroosh Sorooshian - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Synthesis (Pat Gober - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Education (Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Chair)
NOAA/Universities Administrative Efficiencies Working Group (Al Beeton)
SAB Science Review Working Groups (Mike Uhart)

1510-1540 h: Presentation on NOAA Involvement in National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) and SAB Discussion
(Dave Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1540-1600 h: Break

1600-1630 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Lead: Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1630-1730 h: NMFS Presentation on Alaska, Arctic, and Northern Pacific Science Issues
Coordinated by James Coe, Acting Director, NMFS Alaska Fisheries Science Center

1630-1650 h: Ocean Carrying Capacity Program 
(Jack Helle - NMFS Auke Bay Laboratory)

1650-1710 h: Stellar Seal Lion/Fisheries Interactions
(Doug Demaster - Director, National Marine Mammal Laboratory)
1710-1730 h: Socio-Economics Program

(Richard Marasco - Director, Resource Ecology & Fisheries Management Division)

1730 h: Adjourn for the Day

Thursday, July 20, 2000

0800-0830 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience and Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB at IARC
[NOTE - Attendance is open to any interested individual, but registration is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0830 h: Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines

0830-0845 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0845-0900 h: Welcoming Remarks
(Chancellor Lind or Provost Reichardt)

0900-0930 h: Introduction to The Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research (CIFAR) and Brief Overview of Major NOAA Activities
(Gunter Weller - Director, Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research)

0930-1030 h: Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research, NOAA Arctic Research Presentations with SAB Discussion
0930-1000 h: Arctic Climate Impacts
(Gunter Weller - Director, CIFAR)
1000-1030 h: Arctic Oscillation
(Andrey Proshutinsky and Mark Johnson - Inst. of Marine Science, UAF)

1030-1045 h: BREAK

1045-1145 h: Continuation of Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research, NOAA Arctic Research Presentations with SAB Discussion
1045-1115 h: Arctic Haze/Aerosols 
(Glenn Shaw - Geophysical Institute, UAF)
1115-1145 h: Gulf of Alaska/Bering Sea Ecosystem
(Alan Springer - Institute of Marine Science, UAF)

1145-1215 h: NESDIS Presentation on Alaska, Arctic, and Northern Pacific Science Issues 
(Greg Withee - Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

1215 h: Adjourn for Lunch

1445 h: Reconvene

1445-1530 h: OAR Presentation on Alaska, Arctic, and Northern Pacific Science Issues 
(Dave Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1530-1545 h: Status Report on Ocean Exploration Strategy Working Group
(Dave Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1545-1630 h: Break and SAB Viewing of University of Alaska, Fairbanks Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research Posters (outside meeting room)

1630 h: Adjourn for the Day

Friday, July 21, 2000

0830-0900 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0900 h: Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines

0900-0910 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board )

0910-0940 h: SAB Debriefing of NOAA Response to SAB Recommendations on Northwest Salmon
(Jake Rice - NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0940-1040 h: Briefing on Gulf Ecosystem Monitoring (GEM) and Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Damage Assessment and Restoration 
(Bruce Wright - Habitat Conservation Division, NMFS)

1040-1050 h: BREAK

1050-1150 h: NOS Presentations on Alaska, Arctic, and Northern Pacific Science Issues 
1050-1120 h: Long-term Studies in Prince William Sound
(Gary Shigenaka - NOS Office of Response and Restoration)
1120-1150 h: Research Associated with the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Kasitsna Bay Laboratory
(Carl Schoch - NOS Kasitsna Bay Laboratory)

1150-1240 h: Report on Status of Draft Report to Next Administrator 
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1240 h: Adjourn for Lunch

14:15 h: Reconvene in Gold Room West

1415-1500 h: Alaska Sea Grant Program and SAB Discussion
(Ron Dearborn - Director, Alaska Sea Grant)

1500-1530 h: SAB Discussion of the 8 Themes
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1530-1600 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1600-1630 h: Summary of new SAB Recommendations, Motions, and Action Items
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1630 h: Final Adjournment (Board members may either depart on late Friday flights or Saturday flights, as they desire)

April 5-7, 2000 - Washington, D.C.

FIFTH NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
WASHINGTON, DC
GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Wednesday, April 5, 2000

0730-0800 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0800 h: Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines

0800-0810 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0810-0830 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Chair and Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0830-0845 h: Report on NOAA FY 2000 Budget 
(Sue Fruchter - Director, Policy and Strategic Planning)

0845-0915 h: Introduction to NOAA FY 2002 Budget Process
(Sue Fruchter - Director, Policy and Strategic Planning)

0915-0945 h: Presentation and Discussion of Earmarks on National Marine Fisheries Research Program.
(Penny Dalton - Assistant Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service)

0945-1000 h: BREAK

1000-1045 h: NOAA update to SAB recommendations concerning the establishment of three pilot SAB Working Groups to develop review processes that will be used to review various NOAA science efforts (from October 1999 meeting of the Board)
1000-1015 Louisa Koch- Deputy Assistant Administrator, OAR
1015-1030 Mary Glackin - Deputy Assistant Administrator, NESDIS
1030-1045 Capt. Ted Lillestolen - Deputy Assistant Administrator, NOS

1045-1130 h: NOAA response to SAB request to establish an Ocean and Coastal Information Dissemination Service
(Margaret Davidson - Director, NOAA Coastal Services Center)

1130-1200 h: Presentation and SAB discussion of the "Census of Marine Life"
(William Fox - Director, Office of Science and Technology, NMFS)Status of

1200-1330 h: Private lunch at American Geophysical Union Board Room (non-FACA)

1330-1400 h: Draft report to NOAA Administrator and Secretary of Commerce
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1400-1430 h: Discussion of SAB report to NOAA Administrator and Secretary of Commerce
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1430-1500 h: Ocean Exploration and Research
(Barbara Moore - Director, NOAA Undersea Research Program, OAR)

1500-1530 h: SAB Sub-Committee and Issue Group Reports
Sub-Committee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Data Issues (Soroosh Sorooshian - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Synthesis (Pat Gober - Chair)
Issue Group on Education (Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Lead)

1530-1545 h: BREAK

1545-1630 h: Continuation of SAB Sub-Committee and Issue Group Reports

1630-1700 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1700-1730 h: SAB discussion on future meetings and site visits

1730 h: Adjourn for the day

Thursday, April 6, 2000

0730-0800 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience

0800-0810 h Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0810-0900 h: Welcoming remarks and review of purpose of the NOAA SAB and expectation of meeting with NOAA Strategic Planning Leads
(D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, and
Administrator of NOAA)

0900-1005 h: Presentations from NOAA Strategic Planning Teams 
Environmental Assessment and Prediction 
Implement Seasonal to Interannual Climate Forecasts (Bob Livezey - NCEP, NWS)

1005-1020 h: BREAK

1020-1135 h: Continuation of Presentations from NOAA Strategic Planning Teams Environmental Assessment and Prediction 
Predict and Assess Decadal to Centennial Change (Presenter: Dan Albritton - Director, Aeronomy Laboratory, OAR; Tom Karl - Director, National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS)

1135-1200 h: SAB Discussion of NOAA Strategic Planning Team Presentations 
(Leads: Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board and Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1200-1330 h: Private lunch at American Geophysical (non-FACA)

1330-1540 h: Continuation of Presentations from NOAA Strategic Planning Teams 

1330-1435 h: Environmental Assessment and Prediction 

Advance Short-term Warning and Forecast Services 
(Louis Uccellini - Director, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NWS)

1435-1540 h: Environmental Stewardship 
Sustain Healthy Coasts 
(Margaret Davidson - Director, NOAA Coastal Services Center)

1540-1700 h: SAB Discussion of NOAA Strategic Planning Team Presentations 
(Leads: Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board and Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1700 h: Adjourn for the day

Friday, April 7, 2000

0730-0800 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB

[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0800-0810 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Michael Uhart - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0810-1020 h: Continuation of Presentations from NOAA Strategic Planning Teams
Environmental Stewardship 
810-915 Build Sustainable Fisheries
(Mark Holliday - Chief, Fishery Statistics and Economics Division, NMFS)
915-1020 Recover Protected Species
(Phil Williams - National Marine Fisheries Service)

1020-1035 h: BREAK

1035-1105 h: Continuation of Presentations from NOAA Strategic Planning Teams
Environmental Assessment and Prediction 
Promote Safe Navigation
(Capt. David MacFarland - Director, Office of Coast Survey, NOS) 

1105-1205 h: SAB Discussion of NOAA Strategic Planning Team Presentations
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board

1205-1230 h: Presentation and SAB discussion of NOAA/UniversitiesAdministrative Efficiencies Subcommittee
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1230-1400 h: Private lunch at American Geophysical (non-FACA)

1400-1430 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1430-1530 h: SAB Discussion of NOAA Strategic Planning Team Presentations 
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1530-1545 h: BREAK

1545-1630 h: Continuation of SAB Discussion of NOAA Strategic Planning Team 
Presentations 

(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1630-1700 h: Presentation on Aquaculture and SAB discussion
(Roan Conrad - Director, Sustainable Development and Intergovernmental Affairs)

1700-1730 h: Summary of new SAB Recommendations, Motions, and Action Items
(Lead: Al Beeton - Chair, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1730 h: Final Adjournment (Board members may either depart on late Friday flights or Saturday flights as they desire).

October 19-21, 1999 - Boulder, Colorado

FOURTH NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
BOULDER, CO
GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, October 19, 1999

1000-1045 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

1045 h:Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines

1045-1055 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Dr. Michael P. Crosby - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1055-1110 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Chair and Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
(Dr. Alfred Beeton, Chair - NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1110-1130 h: Welcoming remarks and review of purpose of the NOAA SAB
(Dr. D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, and
Administrator of NOAA)

1130-1230 h: Overview of NOAA-University Partnership activities
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado (Dr. Susan Avery - Director)

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University (Dr. Thomas Vonder Haar - Director)

1230-1330 h: Private Lunch at hotel for SAB and Dr. Baker (non-FACA)

1330-1430 h: NOAA responses to SAB recommendations concerning the Endangered Species Act related to salmon (from July 1999 meeting of the Board)
(Ms. Penny Dalton - Assistant Administrator, NMFS; Dr. David Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR)

1430-1630 h: NOAA responses to SAB recommendations concerning the establishment of three pilot SAB Working Groups to develop review processes that will be used to review various NOAA science efforts (from July 1999 meeting of the Board)
(Dr. David Evans - Assistant Administrator, OAR; Mr. Greg Withee - Assistant Administrator, NESDIS; Dr. Nancy Foster - Assistant Administrator, NOS)

1630-1700 h: Discussion of SAB Report for the next NOAA Administrator (Dr. Beeton)

1700-1730 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Leads - Drs. Crosby and Beeton)

1730 h: Adjourn for the day

Wednesday, October 20, 1999

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format (Dr. Crosby )

0840-0940 h: Overview of initial NOAA efforts to establish a collaborative coastal ocean and estuarine monitoring system that measures physical, biological, and chemical parameters 
(Dr. Robert Molinari – Senior Scientist, AOML (tentative); Dr. Donald Scavia – Senior Scientist, NOS)

0940-1000 h: Overview of NOAA report on "The Nation's Environmental Data: Treasures at Risk" (Executive Summary and other summary report material will be distributed at the meeting.) (Dr. Susan Zevin - Deputy Assistant Administrator, NESDIS)

1000-1015 h: BREAK

1015-1100 h: SAB discussion of NOAA report on "The Nation's Environmental Data: Treasures at Risk" (Dr. Beeton)

1100-1200 h: SAB discussion on potential recommendations related to NOAA strategic planning process
(Dr. Denise Stephenson-Hawk - SAB Member)

1200-1400 h: Private lunch for SAB and Dr. Baker at DSRC (non-FACA)
During this time, SAB Sub-Committees will also be able to hold their own discussions with any ideas or recommendations brought to the entire Board for discussion and appropriate action.

1400-1530 h: SAB Sub-Committee and Issue Group Reports
Sub-Committee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Data Issues (Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Synthesis (Dr. Pat Gober - Chair)
Issue Group on Education (Dr. Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Lead)

1530-1545 h: BREAK

1545-1645 h: Continuation of SAB Sub-Committee and Issue Group Reports
Sub-Committee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Data Issues (Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Synthesis (Dr. Pat Gober - Chair)
Issue Group on Education (Dr. Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Lead)

1645-1700 h: Summary of previous discussions
(Dr. Beeton)

1700 h: Adjourn for the day

Thursday, October 21, 1999

1330-1340 h: Official Call to Order and Review of FACA Meeting Format
(Dr. Michael Uhart)

1340-1400h: Opening remarks by Chair and comments from Board members regarding site visits
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1400-1500 h: Overview of strategic planning material submitted with the FY00 NOAA budget request (from July 1999 meeting of the Board)
(Ms. Susan Fruchter – Director of Policy and Strategic Planning)

1500-1530 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Leads - Drs. Uhart and Beeton)

1530-1700 h: Concluding SAB discussions on Priority Science-related Issues for NOAA, with Sub-Committee Action Items, Next Steps and/or Preliminary Recommendations identified for any of the subjects discussed during the course of the meeting.
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1700-1730 h: Summary of new SAB Recommendations and Action Items
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1730 h: Final Adjournment

July 7-9, 1999 - Seattle, Washington

THIRD NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
SEATTLE, WA
GENERAL LOGISTICS AND SCHEDULE

Tuesday, July 6, 1999
TRAVEL DAY FOR BOARD MEMBERS
1900 h:Dinner for Dr. Baker and SAB Members who arrive by early evening (non-FACA).

Wednesday, July 7
0730-0830 h: Private continental breakfast for SAB and Dr. Baker, with briefing by Dr. Crosby of the days activities (non-FACA).

0830-1030 h: Individual SAB Sub-Committee discussion period (non-FACA).

1030-1045 h: BREAK

1000-1045 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

1045 h:Formal SAB meeting begins following FACA guidelines
1045-1055 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Dr. Michael P. Crosby - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1055-1115 h: Welcoming remarks and review of purpose of the NOAA SAB.
(Dr. D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, and
Administrator of NOAA)

1115-1130 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Chair and Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
(Dr. Alfred Beeton, Chair - NOAA Science Advisory Board)

1130-1230 h: Overview of NOAA-University/State of Washington Partnership activities
Sea Grant - Mr. Louie Echols, Director
Pacific Northwest Coastal Ecosystems Regional Study - Dr. David Armstrong
Northwest Regional Climate Assessment - Dr. Edward Miles 
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve - Mr. Terry Stevens, Director
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean - Dr. David Battisti, Director

1230-1330 h: Private SAB Lunch (non-FACA)

1330-1630 h: Overview and Discussion of NOAA science as it is related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) 
Legal/Legislative Tutorial on ESA as it Pertains to NOAA, and Current Legal Perspectives Related to Science (Monica Medina - NOAA General Counsel) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].
Overview of Current NOAA Policy Questions Related to ESA (Will Stelle - NMFS Northwest Region Administrator) (10 minutes) [to be distributed at the SAB meeting].
Pacific Salmon Research at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (Dr. Usha Varanasi - NMFS Northwest Region Science Director; Dr. Michael Schiewe) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].
Science and ESA Listing Determinations for Pacific Salmon (Dr. Robin Waples) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].
Freshwater Habitat and Salmon Recovery: Relating Land Use Actions to Fish Population Responses (Dr. Robert Bilby) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].
Cumulative Risk Assessment and Population Viability Modeling (Dr. Peter Kareiva) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].
Monitoring and Evaluation for Salmon Recovery Planning and Implementation (Dr. Tracy Collier) (10 minutes) [1-2 pager prepared in advance].

1630-1715 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Leads - Drs. Crosby and Beeton)

1715-1730 h: Summary of previous discussions
(Dr. Beeton)

1730 h: Adjourn for the day

1830-2000 h: Reception (with posters/displays of collaborative science projects from NOAA and UW programs)

1930 h:SAB Dinner with invited guests (non-FACA)

Thursday, July 8

0730-0830 h: Private continental breakfast for SAB and Dr. Baker, with briefing by Dr. Crosby of the days activities (non-FACA).

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format (Dr. Crosby )

0840-0900 h: Opening remarks (Drs. Beeton and Baker)

0900-1000 h: SAB discussion on NOAA science process(es) related to ESA and potentials for future ESA-oriented science.
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1000-1015 h: BREAK

1015-1200 h: Update on Status of FY2000 Budget, Summary of FY2001 Strategic Planning Teams' Priorities, and Discussion on Strategic Planning related to science priorities
(Lead - Dr. Baker and Dr. Beeton with SAB members who participated in NOAA constituent meetings)

1200-1400 h: Private lunch for SAB at hotel (non-FACA).
During this time, SAB Sub-Committees will also be able to hold their own discussions with any ideas or recommendations brought to the entire Board for discussion and appropriate action.

1400-1430 h: Presentation of options for potential SAB participation/oversight in NOAA Science Program and Panel Reviews
(Opening comments - Dr. David Evans, Assistant Administrator, OAR/NOAA)

1430-1530 h: Discussion on potential SAB participation/oversight in NOAA Science Panel Reviews (i.e., peer reviews of programs and proposals, NURP Advisory Board, GCP Advisory Committee, National Coastal Ocean Science Center, Fisheries Science Center, NESDIS Satellite Science Advisory Committee)
(Lead- Dr. Beeton)

1530-1545 h: BREAK

1545-1700 h: Concluding discussion on potential SAB participation/oversight in NOAA Science Panel Reviews 
(Lead- Dr. Beeton)

1900 h: SAB Dinner with invited guests (non-FACA)
Friday, July 9
0700-0800 h: Private continental breakfast for SAB, with briefing by Dr. Crosby of the days activities (non-FACA).

0800-0830 h: SAB members board shuttles and travel to NOAA facilities at Sand Point (non-FACA).

0830-1130 h: SAB members visit NOAA facilities (non-FACA). Two options are available for SAB members to select from. All SAB members will begin with PMEL. Approximately 1 hour will be spent at each facility.

Option #1: Pacific Marine Environmental Lab, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Northwest Fisheries Science Center (at UW campus)

Option #2: Pacific Marine Environmental Lab, NOAA Dive Center, National Weather Service Forecast Office

1130-1200 h: Return to hotel.

1200-1330 h: Private SAB Lunch (non-FACA)

1330-1340 h: Official Call to Order and Review of FACA Meeting Format
(Dr. Crosby)

1340-1400 h: Opening Remarks
(Dr. Beeton)

1400-1530 h: SAB Sub-Committee and Issue Group Reports
Sub-Committee on Coastal Science (Peter Douglas - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Data Issues (Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian - Chair)
Sub-Committee on Synthesis (Dr. Pat Gober - Chair)
Issue Group on Education (Dr. Denise Stephenson-Hawk - Lead)

1530-1545 h: BREAK

1545-1615 h: Public Input Session with SAB discussion
(Leads - Drs. Crosby and Beeton)

1615-1730 h: Concluding SAB discussions on Priority Science-related Issues for NOAA, with Sub-Committee Action Items, Next Steps and/or Preliminary Recommendations identified for any of the subjects discussed during the course of the meeting.
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1730 h: Final Adjournment (Board members may either depart on late Friday evening flights or Saturday flights, as they desire).

January 28, 1999 - Miami, Florida

NOAA SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
January 28, 1999 
Clarion Hotel & Suites, Miami, Florida

Prior to the official SAB meeting, on Tuesday (January 26) and Wednesday (January 27), Board members were offered the opportunity to visit several NOAA and Cooperating Institute facilities including:
· The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the NOAA National Undersea Research Center in Key Largo,
· The NOAA Tropical Prediction Center,
· The NOAA/NMFS Southeast Laboratory,
· The NOAA/OAR Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, and
· The University of Miami RSMAS/CIMAS facilities.

Thursday, January 28
0800-0830 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
(Dr. Michael P. Crosby - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0840-0855 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Chair and Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
(Dr. Alfred Beeton, Chair - NOAA Science Advisory Board)

0855-0935 h: Welcoming remarks, review of purpose of the NOAA SAB, Update on FY99 NOAA science programs and budget.
(Dr. D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere, and
Administrator of NOAA)

0935-0950 h: Overview of NOAA science priorities for FY 2001 (Dr. Beeton)

0950-1020 h: Strategic Planning Team overview examples at a general level
(15 minutes each; handouts provided at meeting)
· Sustain Healthy Coasts, with focus on "Harmful Algal Blooms" (Margaret Davidson)
· Advance Short Term Weather Forecast Systems, with focus on "Hurricanes at Landfall" (Lou Uccellini)

1020-1100 h: Discussion on Strategic Planning related to science priorities
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

1100-1115 h: BREAK

1115-1200 h: Public Input and Discussion Session
(Lead - Dr. Crosby)

1200-1330 h: Lunch.

1330-1400 h: SAB Sub-Committee reports
(Sub-Committee Chairs)

1400-1445 h: SAB Discussion on NOAA Science Policy (Lead - Dr. Beeton)
Background documents -
· House Committee on Science Report on Science Policy ("Ehlers Report")
· NASULGC "White Paper"
· NRC "Research Pathways for the Next Decade"

1445-1500 h: BREAK

1500-1530 h: Discussion on potential SAB participation/oversight in NOAA Science Panel Reviews
(Opening comments - Dr. David Evans, Assistant Administrator, OAR/NOAA)

1530-1630 h: Closing discussion on Priority Science-related Issues for NOAA by NOAA Science Advisory Board, with Sub-Committee Action Items, Next Steps and/or Preliminary Recommendations identified
(Lead - Dr. Beeton)

July 23-24, 1998 - Washington, D.C

NOAA Science Advisory Board
July 23 - 24, 1998 - Washington, D.C.
Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 23, 1998
0800-0830 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Dr. Michael P. Crosby - Executive Director, NOAA Science Advisory Board

0840-0855 h: Introduction of the NOAA SAB Chair and Board Members and Opening Statement of the Chair
Dr. Alfred Beeton, Chair - NOAA Science Advisory Board

0855-0935 h: Welcoming remarks, review of purpose of the NOAA SAB, and overview of the NOAA organization and strategic planning process.
Dr. D. James Baker - Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere
and Administrator

REVIEW AND DISCUSSION OF NOAA SCIENCE PROGRAMS AND MAJOR ISSUES
[OMB, AAs, CORE and NASULGC will sit around the table with the SAB. OMB and each AA will have 10 minutes to introduce themselves, give an overview of their science programs and what they think the priority science issues are. They will each have provided a 1-page description of their science programs and a 1-page description of their science priorities, which will be provided to the SAB prior to the meeting. The CORE and NASULGC representatives will each have an opportunity to participate in the discussion as well, and may submit a 1-page description of their perspectives on priority science issues. SAB questions and discussion will be broken into two sections as presented below.]

0935-1050 h Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Executive Office of the President
Ms. Louisa Koch - Commerce Branch Chief

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
Dr. Robert Winokur - Assistant Administrator

National Weather Service (NWS)
Mr. Jack Kelly - Assistant Administrator

Office of Global Programs (OGP)
Dr. Michael Hall - Director

Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE)
ADM James D. Watkins, USN (Retired) - President
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1050-1100 h BREAK
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1100-1200 h: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
Mr. Rolland Schmitten - Assistant Administrator

Office of Ocean and Atmospheric Research (OAR)
Dr. David Evans - Assistant Administrator

National Ocean Service (NOS)
Dr. Nancy Foster - Assistant Administrator

High Performance Computing and Communications
Mr. Thomas N. Pyke, Jr. - Director

National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC)
(tentative - Dr. C. Peter Magrath)

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1200-1315 h: LUNCH - SAB will have a private lunch with invited guests from Congress; all other are on their own.
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1315-1415 h: Public Input by individuals who have registered to do so according to the guidelines given above.
Drs. Beeton and Crosby
[NOTE - Any unused time from this segment will be added to the time allocated for SAB Discussion].

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1415-1430 h: BREAK
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OPEN DISCUSSION BY SAB
1430-1600 h: Open Discussion by SAB, interacting with any of the previous participants and public, as requested by the Chair.
Dr. Beeton
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1600 -1610 h: BREAK
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OPEN DISCUSSION BY SAB
1610-1700 h: Overview and summary of the days discussion and input
Dr. Beeton

1700h: Official Adjournment
Dr. Crosby
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1900-2130 h: Reception for NOAA Science Advisory Board and Invited Guests
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Friday, July 24, 1998

0800-0830 h: Sign-in by all participants and audience
Registration for public verbal input to NOAA SAB
[NOTE - Registration is open to any interested individual, but is REQUIRED. Verbal public input will only be conducted during the period identified for public input, unless the Chair requests otherwise. Time limit for verbal input from any individual or group is 5 minutes, with follow-up questions and discussion by SAB if requested by the SAB Chair]

0830-0840 h: Official Call to Order and Review of Meeting Format
Dr. Crosby

0840-0900 h: Opening Statement of the Chair
Dr. Beeton

0900-0930 h: General Discussion by NOAA Science Advisory Board
Dr. Beeton
[NOTE - Any unused time from this segment will be added to the time allocated for public input]

0930-1030 h: Public Input by individuals who have registered to do so according to the guidelines given above.
Drs. Beeton and Crosby
[NOTE - Any unused time from this segment will be added to the time allocated for SAB Discussion].

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1030-1045 h: BREAK
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1045-1200 h: Discussion on Priority Science-related Issues for NOAA by NOAA Science Advisory Board, with Initial Action Items, Next Steps and/or Preliminary Recommendations identified.
Dr. Beeton
[NOTE - Any unused time from this segment will be added to the time allocated for public input]

1200 h: Official Adjournment
Dr. Crosby

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1200-1315 h: LUNCH - SAB will have a private lunch with Dr. Baker; all other are on their own
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