[Coral-List] U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Seeking New Membership

James Hendee jim.hendee at noaa.gov
Fri Jun 23 13:51:55 EDT 2017

Since we have the health of all coral reef ecosystems in mind, some of
you may want to help guide IOOS planning:

    U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee Seeking New Membership


    The U.S. IOOS Advisory Committee (the Committee), a Federal advisory
    committee, is soliciting applications for new membership for the
    August 2018 term. The Committee provides advice to the Under
    Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and to the
    Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) on the planning,
    integrated design, operation, maintenance, enhancement, and
    expansion of the United States Integrated Ocean Observing System
    (U.S. IOOS).


    Applications will be accepted through September 20, 2017.
    Applications received after September 20, 2017 may not be considered
    during this membership application cycle, but may be considered for
    future cycles.


    Members shall be qualified by education, training, and experience to
    evaluate scientific and technical information related to the design,
    operation, maintenance, or use of the [Integrated Ocean Observing]
    System, or use of data products provided through the System.
    Individuals with expertise in oceanographic data, products, and
    services; coastal management; fisheries management; coastal and
    marine spatial planning; geodesy; water levels; and other
    science-related fields are encouraged to submit applications for


    U.S. IOOS benefits national safety, the economy, and the environment
    through support for national defense, marine commerce and
    forecasting, navigation safety, weather, climate, energy siting and
    production, economic development, ecosystem-based management of
    marine and coastal areas, conservation of ocean and coastal
    resources and public safety.


    For more information, eligibility requirements, and how to apply,
    please visit the Federal Register Notice:


    Questions may be directed to regina.evans at noaa.gov
    <mailto:regina.evans at noaa.gov>and victoria.kromer at noaa.gov
    <mailto:victoria.kromer at noaa.gov>. 

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