The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Research (OAR) has published a notice on behalf of the NOAA Scientific Integrity Office that announces the availability of the draft Procedural Handbook to accompany NOAA Administrative Order 202–735D, the scientific integrity policy, for public comment. The draft procedural handbook provides revised NOAA procedures to respond to allegations of scientific and research misconduct. Comments on the draft Procedural Handbook must be received by August 29, 2016. The draft Procedural Handbook is available on the NOAA Scientific Integrity Commons Web site at: http://nrc.noaa.gov/ScientificIntegrityCommons
Click here to read NOAA’s Federal Register notice of this action. The notice contains links and more detail.