Index Based Methods Working Group (ID437)

Description: NMFS and the Center for Independent Experts (CIE) Panel will convene the Research Track Assessment Peer Review Meeting for the purpose of reviewing Index Based Methods and Harvest Control Rules. The Research Track Assessment Peer Review is a formal scientific peer-review process for evaluating and presenting stock assessment results to managers for fish stocks in the offshore U.S. waters of the northwest Atlantic. Assessments are prepared by Stock Assessment Workshop (SAW) working groups and reviewed by an independent panel of stock assessment experts from the Center of Independent Experts (CIE). The public is invited to attend the presentations and discussions between the review panel and the scientists who have participated in the stock assessment process.

ID: ID437 Info. Type: ISI

Start date of Peer Review: 7 Dec 2020

Estimated Initial Dissemination Date: January 1 2022  

Actual Dissemination Date of peer review report and final work product: January 15 2021

Contact Person: Carl Rhodes Get contact information

Review Type: Center for Independent Experts

Expected Number of Peer Reviewers: 3

Peer Reviewers will be selected by: Center for Independent Experts

Will the public, including scientific or professional societies, be asked to nominate potential peer reviewers?  No

Will there be opportunities for the public to comment on the work product to be peer reviewed?  Yes

Working group meetings and peer-review were public and peer-review had scheduled public comment periods

Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review? Yes

Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review: Stock assessment, mathematical modeling, statistics

Comments on Peer Review: No

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Peer review report and final work product: 

Draft report for peer review only offsite link