BPA Fish and Wildlife FY 1997 Proposal
Section 1. Administrative
Section 2. Narrative
Section 3. Budget
see CBFWA and BPA funding recommendations
Title of project
Independent Scientific Group Support
BPA project number 8907201
Business name of agency, institution or organization requesting funding
U.S. Department of Energy
Sponsor type TN-Federal Agency
Proposal contact person or principal investigator
|Name||Dr. Charles Coutant|
|Mailing address||Oak Ridge National Lab
Oakridge, TN 37831-8611
BPA technical contact Joyce Lindsay, EWP 503/230-5710
Biological opinion ID None
NWPPC Program number 3.2B.1
Provides funding for one member of the Independent Scientific Group through a contract with DOE.
Project start year 1989 End year
Start of operation and/or maintenance
Project development phase Implementation
The Scientific Review Group was established under the Implementation Planning Process and in l995 became the Independent Scientifiic Group as called for in the NPPC's l994 Fish and Wildlife Program, Measure 3.2B.1.
Biological results achieved
Annual reports and technical papers
l990: Review of five supplementation proposals; Review of hatchery effectiveness workplan; Guidelines for research proposals; Review of three supplementation proposals; l989-90 Annual Report.
l991: Habitat improvement standards; review of Clay manuscript; l990-91 Annual Report; Review of RASP draft status report; Review of fish disease activities; Review of fish habitat classification project; Review of Miller et al supplementation report.
l992: l991-92 Annual Report; Review of Skalski & Giorgi document; Review of NMFS/UW proposal for survival estimates.
l993: Evaluation of need for new scoping groups; Evaluation of BPA Projects Review; Critical Uncertainties Report; Guidelines for SRG in review process; comments on structure of an ISG; l992-93 Annual Report; Recommendations regarding peer review of projects; Review of Hilborn et al manuscript.
l994: Recommended procedures for peer review and proposal review; l993-l994 Annual Report;
l995: Smolt Monitoring Review; Strategy for the Biennial Evaluation of the Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program; Review of Hungry Horse Mitigation Implementation Plan
The ISG advises on the scientific basis for management options as requested.
Specific measureable objectives
Preparation of a review of science behind the Fish and Wildlife Program; responses to questions for advice received from BPA, NPPC, NMFS, CBFWA through appropriate channels, usually in report form.
Underlying assumptions or critical constraints
Brief schedule of activities
Meetings monthly or as needed to respond to questions for advice and any additional necessary work time and travel
Summary of expected outcome
Useful advice to NPPC, NMFS, BPA, CBFWA and others.
Dependencies/opportunities for cooperation
Requirements depend on the advice requested.
Annual reports and topical reports, as requested, and that the information is pertinent and useful to regional decision-makers.
|Historic costs||FY 1996 budget data*||Current and future funding needs|
* For most projects, Authorized is the amount recommended by CBFWA and the Council. Planned is amount currently allocated. Contracted is the amount obligated to date of printout.
CBFWA funding review group System Policy
Recommendation Tier 1 - fund
Recommended funding level $100,000
BPA 1997 authorized budget (approved start-of-year budget) $100,000