[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 134 (Friday, July 11, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 39952]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15800]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XI82


U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and Assessment 
Product Draft Report 2.3 ``Aerosol properties and their impacts on 
climate''

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of availability and request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publishes 
this notice to announce a 45-day public comment period for the draft 
report titled, U.S. Climate Change Science Program Synthesis and 
Assessment Product 2.3 ``Aerosol properties and their impacts on 
climate.''This draft report is being released solely for the purpose of 
pre-dissemination peer review under applicable information quality 
guidelines. This document has not been formally disseminated by NOAA. 
It does not represent and should not be construed to represent any 
Agency policy or determination. After consideration of comments 
received on the draft report, a revised version along with the comments 
received will be published on the CCSP web site.

DATES: Comments must be received by August 25, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The draft Synthesis and Assessment Product: 2.3 is posted on 
the CCSP Web site at:
http://www.climatescience.gov/Library/sap/sap2-3/default.php
    Detailed instructions for making comments on this draft report are 
provided on the SAP 2.3 webpage. Comments must be prepared in 
accordance to these instructions and must be submitted to:
2.3-aerosols@climatescience.gov

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Fabien Laurier, Climate Change 
Science Program Office, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 250, 
Washington, DC 20006, Telephone: (202) 419-3481.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CCSP was established by the President in 
2002 to coordinate and integrate scientific research on global and 
climate changes sponsored by 13 participating departments and agencies 
of the U.S. Government. The CCSP is charged with preparing information 
resources that promote climate-related discussions and decisions, 
including scientific synthesis and assessment analyses that support 
evaluation of important policy issues.

    Dated: July 1, 2008.
William J. Brennan,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Director, 
Climate Change Science Program.
[FR Doc. E8-15800 Filed 7-10-08; 8:45 am]
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