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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. Approval has been received from your supervisor to submit this work.
  2. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  3. The submission file is a Microsoft Word document.
  4. If applicable, adhere to Style Guidelines outlined in Section 2.3.1 "Style Guidelines"  of Greater Atlantic Region Policy Series Guide for Manuscript Submission, Review, and Publication.
  5. If applicable, adhere to bibliographic requirements outlined in  Section 2.1.1 "General Guidance" of Greater Atlantic Region Policy Series Guide for Manuscript Submission, Review, and Publication.
  6. You have read the following Information Quality Act guidelines: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/op/pds/documents/04/108/04-108-03.pdf

    You certify that your work complies with these standards.

 

Copyright Notice

1. The U.S. copyright law requires the release of copyright from all non-federal authors seeking to publish in federal journals and report series. It is therefore necessary that you execute the release of copyright at the bottom of this page.
If you are employed and you prepared your manuscript as part of your job, the rights to your manuscript rest initially with your employer. In that case, when you agree to the release of copyright, it is assumed that you are authorized to do so by your employer and that your employer has consented to all of the terms and conditions on this page.


2.  The Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service requests your permission to use the below indicated work for the below-indicated use(s).
If you are other than self-employed, and you prepared the below-indicated work as part of your job, then the rights to this work may rest with your employer. If the rights rest with your employer, then when you agree to this page, it is assumed that you are authorized to do so by your employer and that your employer has consented to all of the terms and conditions of this form.


I (we) grant to the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office the right to use the above-indicated work for the above-indicated use(s).

I (we), desiring to publish the above-named manuscript in the above-named report series, hereby releases my (our) copyright in this manuscript to the Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office.

 


 

 

Privacy Statement

The Greater Atlantic Region Policy Series adheres to a strict author privacy policy.  All reasonable attempts will be made to protect the works of authors and to maintain a fair and independent peer review.

Please note that during the peer review process 2 to 3 reviewers will be selected by the editorial team based on subject matter expertise -- one of which will be the primary author's immediate supervisor.