Science Advisory Team, Draft Meeting Agenda: December 16-17, 2009
(updated December 17, 2009)
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. Red Lion Hotel Eureka* 1929 Fourth Street Eureka, CA 95501
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Public Participation: Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in person or may view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet. Video and audio archives of the meeting may be accessed via the Internet approximately two days after the meeting. Please visit the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) website at http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/meetings_n.asp for more information.
Public comment: The public will be invited to provide general comments on subjects related to the work of the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT), on December 17 at approximately 12:45 p.m.. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the chair; submitting written comments that can be easily summarized in one to two minutes is encouraged. Note that the public comment period is for comments specific to the SAT; comments related to the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force or other MLPA Initiative activities should be directed to the Task Force or MLPA staff.
Meeting materials will not be provided at the meeting but will be posted to the MLPA Web site as soon as they are available.
Discussion on Habitat Representation Potential SAT Action: Approve the proposed list of key habitats Potential SAT Action: Approve the proposed approach for habitat data use BRIEFING DOCUMENT G.1: Habitat Data in the NCSR BRIEFING DOCUMENT G.2: Draft Key and Unique Habitats for the NCSR
Discussion on Habitat Replication Criteria within the North Coast Study Region Potential SAT Action: Approve the proposed approach for determining habitat replication criteria BRIEFING DOCUMENT H.1: Replication in the NCSR PPT
Meeting Agenda – Thursday, December 17, 2009
Note: The SAT will break for lunch at approximately 12:00 p.m. and public comment will be taken immediately after at approximately 12:45 p.m.
Review agenda for Day 2 and questions from Day 1
II. MPA Design Guidelines and Evaluation Methods for the MLPA North Coast Study Region (continued from Day 1)