Peer Review

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Peer Review Standards

Peer review standards for the NPS Science Publication Series were designed to meet mandates from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and National Park Service (NPS).

Peer Review Manager

The peer review manager oversees the peer review process of the report, and assumes responsibility for the manuscript fully meeting NPS Peer Review Guidance. This person is typically an NPS management-level employee and is often the person managing the research effort corresponding to the report.

Note: The author or contributing author of a report can never be the report's peer review manager.

Peer Review Forms

The forms below contain peer review checklists that are recommended for Inventory and Monitoring offices. These forms are not required for publication in the a report series.

Last updated: May 17, 2024