The Department of Commerce and NOAA are pleased to announce the publication of "National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee; Request for Nominations and Notice of Meeting." The Notice requests nominations of qualified individuals to the National Climate Assessment Development and Advisory Committee (NCADAC) and advises the public of an upcoming meeting of the NCADAC, pending final approval of its members. The meeting will be held in the Washington, DC metro area on April 4-6, 2011.
The Federal Register Notice, which includes instructions and guidelines for submitting nominations, is available here. Nominations are due by March 16, 2011.
Biographies of proposed nominees of the NCADAC are available here.
Updates on the April 4-6, 2011 meeting and location will be available here.
US Global Change Research Program is pleased to announce the
publication of "US National Climate Assessment Objectives, Proposed
Topics, and Next Steps" and requests public comments. The document
describes the objectives of the National Climate Assessment (NCA)
process, provides an initial outline of the next NCA synthesis report
(scheduled for publication in June 2013), and describes the next steps
in planning for and implementing the NCA process.
comments received on these documents will be evaluated and, if
appropriate, used to inform the NCA structure and process. Updates on
the NCA structure and process will be posted on the NCA Web site (http://globalchange.gov/what-
they are available. Comments will also be provided to the Federal
Advisory Committee for the NCA, the "National Climate Assessment
Development and Advisory Committee,'' when it is constituted this fall.
All comments will be collated and posted on the NCA Web site.