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Federal Register / Vol. 67, No.

217 / Friday, November 8, 2002 / Notices 68103

California’s marine programs and conduit, relaying the community’s DATES: Effective November 8, 2002.
policies. interests, concerns, and management ADDRESSES: Center for Sponsored
Authority: 16 U.S.C Sections 1431, et seq. needs to the Sanctuary. Coastal Ocean Research/Coastal Ocean
The Sanctuary Advisory Council Program, National Oceanic and
(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog members represent public interest
Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Atmospheric Administration, 1305 East
groups, local industry, commercial and West Highway, SSMCι4, Room 8218,
Dated: October 31, 2002. recreational user groups, academia, Silver Spring, MD 20910–3282
Alan Neuschatz, conservation groups, government FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Associate Assistant Administrator for agencies, and the general public.
Management. Leslie McDonald, NCCOS/CSCOR/COP
Authority: 16 U.S.C. Section 1431 et seq. Grants Administrator, (301)713–3338/
[FR Doc. 02–28463 Filed 11–7–02; 8:45 am]
(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog x155.
BILLING CODE 3510–08–M
Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Dated: October 31, 2002.
Electronic Access
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Alan Neuschatz,
Associate Assistant Administrator for NOAA Standard Form and COP-
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Management. specific application forms are accessible
Administration [FR Doc. 02–28462 Filed 11–7–02; 8:45 am] with instructions on the following COP
BILLING CODE 3510–08–M
Internet Site: http://www.cop.noaa.gov,
Availability of Seats for the Olympic under the COP Grants Information
Coast National Marine Sanctuary section, Part D, Application Forms for
Advisory Council DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Initial Proposal Submission.
AGENCY: National Marine Sanctuary Forms may be viewed and in most
Program (NMSP), National Ocean National Oceanic and Atmospheric cases filled in by computer. All forms
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Administration must be printed, completed, and mailed
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), [Docket No. 000817236–2242–04, I.D. No.
to NCCOS/CSCOR/COP with original
Department of Commerce (DOC). 082702F] signatures. If you are unable to access
ACTION: Notice and request for
this information, you may call COP at
applications. General Grant Administration Terms 301–713–3338 to leave a mailing
and Conditions of theCoastal Ocean request.
SUMMARY: The Olympic Coast National Program for FY2003 General information about the COP’s
Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS or projects and publications is also
AGENCY: National Centers for Coastal available on the NCCOS/CSCOR/COP
Sanctuary) is seeking applicants for the
following vacant seats on its Sanctuary Ocean Sciences/Center for Sponsored Internet Site.
Advisory Council (Council): Member Coastal Ocean Research, Coastal Ocean
Program (NCCOS/CSCOR/COP), Background
and alternate for the Conservation seat,
Member and alternate for the Research National Ocean Service (NOS), National (1) Program Authority(s): 16 U.S.C.
seat. Applicants are chosen based upon Oceanic and Atmospheric 1456c; 33 U.S.C. 883d; 33 U.S.C. 1442;
their particular expertise and experience Administration (NOAA), Department of 15 U.S.C. 1540; and/or Pub.L. 105–383.
in relation to the seat for which they are Commerce. (2) Catalog of Federal Domestic
applying; community and professional ACTION: Notice for financial assistance Assistance (CFDA): 11.478 Coastal
affiliations; philosophy regarding the for project research grants and Ocean Program.
conservation and management of marine cooperative agreements. (3) Program Description: NOAA’s
resources; and possibly the length of NCCOS/CSCOR/COP provides
SUMMARY: It is the intent of NOAA/NOS/ predictive capability for managing
residence in the area affected by the
Sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen NCCOS/CSCOR/COP to provide direct coastal ecosystems through sponsorship
as members should expect to serve financial assistance in the form of of research. NCCOS/CSCOR/COP seeks
three-year terms, pursuant to the discretionary research grants and to deliver the highest quality science in
Council’s Charter. cooperative agreements under its a timely manner for important coastal
program for the management of coastal decisions. It supports research on
DATES: Applications are due by
ecosystems. critical issues that exist in the Nation’s
November 29, 2002. This document does not solicit estuaries, coastal waters, and Great
ADDRESSES: Application kits may be proposals but rather describes the Lakes and translates its findings into
obtained from Andrew Palmer, OCNMS, general grant administration terms and accessible information for coastal
138 West First St., Port Angeles, WA conditions of the NCCOS/CSCOR/COP managers, planners, lawmakers, and the
98362 Completed applications should program for fiscal year 2003. It is public. The COP also supports
be sent to the same address. NCCOS/CSCOR/COP’s intent to issue educational activities at the graduate
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: supplemental Announcements of and undergraduate level to facilitate the
Andrew Palmer at (360) 457–6622 x. 30 Opportunities (AOs) to request development of qualified professionals
or andrew.palmer@noaa.gov. proposals on specific projects in the fields of coastal science,
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The throughout the year according to the management, and policy.
Sanctuary Advisory Council provides appropriations issued by Congress. AOs
NOAA with advice on the management will be issued through the Federal Coastal Ecosystem Oceanography
of the Sanctuary. Members provide Register. Information regarding these NCCOS/CSCOR/COP supports the
advice to the Olympic Coast Sanctuary announcements will be made available conservation and management of marine
Superintendent on Sanctuary issues. on the NCCOS/CSCOR/COP Home Page ecosystems through sponsorship of
The Council, through its members, also and NCCOS/CSCOR/COP’s e-mail list. improved ecological and oceanographic
serves as liaison to the community These announcements will provide predictions for resource management.
regarding Sanctuary issues and acts as a specific program descriptions. Studies focus on (1) understanding

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