September 29, 2011
The USGCRP 2012-2021 Draft Strategic Plan is open for public comment until November 29, 2011
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U.S. Global Change Research Program Strategic Plan Public
ACTION: Announcement of Strategic Plan Outline and
Public Comment Period
Notice advises the public that the public comment period for the U.S. Global
Change Research Program (USGCRP) Strategic Plan is now open. Every ten years,
in accordance with the Global Change Research Act of 1990 (Sec 104, P.L.
101-606), the USGCRP must produce a 10 year National Global Change Research
Plan (i.e. a Strategic Plan for the USGCRP). The public comment period invites the
public to provide comments and feedback on the U.S. Global Change Research
Program Strategic Plan.
Comments are due by November 29, 2011.
ADDRESSES: To download the draft Strategic Plan,
visit: http://strategicplancomments.globalchange.gov. Respondents
are encouraged to submit comments through the same website. Comments may also be sent to email@example.com. Detailed
instructions for electronic mail submissions are also available at http://strategicplancomments.globalchange.gov/email_guidelines.
FURTHER INFORMATION:Â Any
questions about the content of this request should be sent to Dr. Julie Morris,
Technical Coordinator for the Strategic Plan, U.S. Global Change Research
Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20006,
Telephone (202) 223â€“6262, Fax (202) 223â€“3065, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
INFORMATION:Â Strategic Plan Goals:
The following goals frame the U.S. Global Change Research Program
Goal 1: Advance Science: Advance scientific knowledge of the integrated natural and human components of the Earth systemÂ
Goal 2: Inform Decisions: Provide the scientific basis to inform, and enable timely decisions on adaptation and mitigation
Goal 3: Conduct Sustained Assessments: Build sustained assessment capacity that improves the nation's ability to understand, anticipate, and respond to global change impacts and vulnerabilities
Goal 4: Communicate and Educate: Advance communications and education to broaden public understanding of global change, and develop the scientific workforce of the futureÂ