15 March 2001


[Federal Register: March 8, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 46)]
[Page 13950-13951]
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Geological Survey

National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive Advisory 
Committee; Committee Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 92-463, the National Satellite Land 
Remote Sensing Data Archive (NSLRSDA) Advisory Committee will meet at 

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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation Systems 
(EROS) Data Center (EDC) near Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Committee, 
comprised of 15 members from academia, industry, government, 
information science, natural science, social science, and policy/law, 
will provide the USGS, EDC management with advice and consultation on 
defining and accomplishing the NSLRSDA's archiving and access goals to 
carry out the requirements of the Land Remote Sensing Policy Act; on 
priorities of the NSLRSDA's tasks; and, on issues of archiving, data 
management, science, policy, and public-private partnerships.
    Topics to be reviewed and discussed by the Committee include 
determining the content of and upgrading the basic data set as 
identified by the Congress; metada content and accessibility; product 
characteristics, availability, and delivery; and, archiving, data 
access, and distribution policies.

DATES: March 28, 2001 commencing at 8:30 a.m. and adjourning at 12 noon 
on March 30, 2001.

CONTACT: Mr. Thomas M. Holm, Chief, Data Services Branch, U.S. 
Geological Survey, EROS Data Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 57198 
at (605) 594-6142 or email at

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meetings of the National Satellite Land 
Remote Sensing Data Archive Advisory Committee are open to the public. 
The required lead time for notification of this meeting could not be 
met due to the fact that we were awaiting final Congressional approval 
of reestablishing the Committee. Previous Committee meeting minutes are 
available for public review at

Barbara Ryan,
Associate Director for Geography.
[FR Doc. 01-5659 Filed 3-7-01; 8:45 am]