NOAA Science Advisory Board meets in Silver Spring, Md. this week; public invited

Hurricane Sandy, weather satellites, and research & development among many agenda items

The NOAA Science Advisory Board (SAB) advises the NOAA administrator on long- and short-range strategies for research, education and the application of science to resource management and environmental assessment and prediction. The 15-member advisory board is composed of eminent scientists, engineers, resource managers and educators from the public, private and academic sectors. This meeting is open to the public.


The 45th meeting of the NOAA Science Advisory Board



Wednesday, November 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET
Thursday, November 15, 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. ET

[Public comment period: 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14 (9:15 a.m.-Registration for public comment]


Hilton DoubleTree Hotel 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Md. 20910


Jane Lubchenco, under secretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and NOAA administrator

Robert Winokur, oceanographer of the Navy and chair of the SAB Satellite Task Force

Louis Uccellini, director, NOAA National Weather Service Centers for Environmental Prediction

Peter Kareiva, chief scientist, The Nature Conservancy and co-chair of the SAB Portfolio Review Task Force

Roberta Balstad, senior research scientist, Columbia University and co-chair of the SAB Portfolio Review Task Force

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Posted: November 13, 2012