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NOAA Solicits Nominees for NOAA Science Advisory Board

On January 31, 2008, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research solicited nominations for members of the NOAA Science Advisory Board.

The NOAA Science Advisory Board is the only Federal Advisory Committee with the responsibility to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and NOAA Administrator on long- and short-range strategies for research, education, and application of science to resource management and environmental assessment and prediction.

The SAB consists of 15 members reflecting the full breadth of NOAA's areas of responsibility and assists NOAA in maintaining a complete and accurate understanding of scientific issues critical to the agency's missions. As a Federal Advisory Committee the SAB's membership is required to be balanced in terms of viewpoints represented and the functions to be performed as well as including the interests of geographic regions of the country and the diverse sectors of our society (business and industry, science, academia, and the public at large).

Nominations for the SAB must be received by NOAA by February 29, 2008.

  • Click here to read NOAA’s solicitation of nominations