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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: PWSSC/OSRI Proposal Review Form." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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PWSSC/OSRI Proposal Review Form

Prince William Sound Oil Spill Recovery Institute

P.O. Box 705 - Cordova, AK 99574 - (907) 424-5800; fax 424-5820 e-mail:frontdes@pwssc.gen.ak.us

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PROPOSAL REVIEW FORM

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Guide for Reviewers

Thank you for your expertise and time in reviewing this proposal. We need an impartial and professional evaluation. If you find you have a conflict of interest, please notify us and return this proposal.

You may range as widely in your comments as you wish; however, please strive to make your comments both constructive and civil, even for unfavorable assessments. You are encouraged to point out the proposals strong points as well as the weak ones. You need not be concerned about the proposal format.

Please either type your comments on separate sheets of paper and attach this form, or e-mail the written comments to bird@pwssc.gen.ak.us. We request that all proposals be treated as the intellectual property of the

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: PWSSC/OSRI Proposal Review Form." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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principal investigators or their employers. Their confidentiality must be respected during the review process.

Please complete the rating summary below: If you do not wish to remain anonymous, sign the review. Return your review and the proposal directly to me. Also, retain a copy for your own files to guard against loss in the mail. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Evaluation criteria:

  1. Is the proposal clearly written and understandable?

  2. Are there clear objectives for the project?

  3. Is there a clear outline of organization for its implementation?

  4. Does the project propose multi-disciplinary or multi-organizational coordination? Or, does it include partnerships with industry, agencies and others to accomplish its goals? Are there entities missing which should be involved in this project?

  5. Does the proposed work have a low, moderate or high chance of contributing new information, developing a new method or providing an unique service to its field?

  6. If successful, would the proposal make an unique, major, moderate, minor or insignificant contribution?

  7. Do the investigator(s) identify who the major users of the results will be?

  8. Do the investigator(s) have the expertise to implement this project?

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Rating summary (check one):

Fund ____

Fund after minor revisions ____

Reconsider after major revision ____

Reject ____

Better suited for other funding ____

Reviewer’s signature (optional, but encouraged):

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: PWSSC/OSRI Proposal Review Form." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: PWSSC/OSRI Proposal Review Form." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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As a result of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), and within that legislation, the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) was born. This report assesses the strength and weaknesses of this research program, with emphasis on whether the activities supported to date address the OSRI mission, whether the processes used are sound, and whether the research and technology development projects are of high quality

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