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Laboratory and Program Reviews

Scientific reviews are conducted every five years to evaluate the quality, relevance, and performance of research conducted and funded by OAR laboratories and programs. These reviews help to strategically position laboratories and programs in their planning of future science and are intended to ensure that OAR research remains relevant to the NOAA research mission and its priorities, and is consistent with NOAA planning, programming, and budgeting processes.

Below is a list of the laboratory and programs review websites and documents from the previous review cycles.

Review Documents and Websites


Third Review Cycle (2018-2022)

Each Laboratory's Review Panel Report, Implementation Plan, and Laboratory Final Report documents can be found at the Review Website.

ESRL GML: May 21-24, 2018

Review Website

OER: October 16-18, 2019

Review Website

GFDL: October 29-31, 2019

Review Website

AOML: November 19-21, 2019

Review Website


PMEL: March 2-5, 2020

Review Website

OAP: September 28-30, 2020

Review Website
PSL: November 16-20, 2020
Review Website

Second Review Cycle (2013-2016)

Each Laboratory's Review Panel Report, Implementation Plan, and Laboratory Final Report documents can be found at the Review Website.

ESRL GMD: 3-5 April, 2013                          
Review Website
 

AOML: 4-6 March, 2014                         

Review Website

GFDL: 20-22 May, 2014
Review Website
PMEL: 9-11 September, 2014
Review Website
 
NSSL: 25-27 February, 2015
Review Website
ESRL CSD: 30 March-1 April, 2015
Review Website
ESRL PSD: 12-14 May, 2015
Review Website
 
ESRL GSD: 3-5 November, 2015
Review Website
GLERL: 22-24 March, 2016
Review Website
ARL: 21-23 June, 2016
Review Website
 
   
First Review Cycle (2008-2011)
Each Laboratory's Review Panel Report, Implementation Plan, and Laboratory Final Report documents can be found at the Review Website.

ESRL Chemical Sciences: 29 - 31 January 2008
Review Website
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Laboratory Final Report

AOML: 18 - 20 March 2008                    
Review Website
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Laboratory Final Report

 


PMEL: 26 - 28 August 2008
Review Website - Login Required
Review Website - Public
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Laboratory Final Report
 
NSSL: 17 - 19 February 2009
Review Website
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Laboratory Final Report
GFDL: 30 June - 2 July 2009
Review Website
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Response and Implementation Plan Final Report
ESRL Physical Sciences: 9 - 12 March 2010
Review Website
Review Team Report
Implementation Plan
Laboratory Final Report
 
GLERL: 16 - 18 November 2010
Review Website
Webinar of Archived Presentations
ARL: 3 - 5 May 2011
Review Website
Review Team Report
 

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OAR Laboratory Science Review Policy
 
 

OAR PROGRAMS

We conduct research in three major areas: weather and air quality, climate, and ocean and coastal resources.

OAR LABS

The laboratories and their field stations are located across the country and around the world.

LAB REVIEWS

Scientific reviews are conducted every four years to evaluate the quality, relevance, and performance of research conducted at the OAR laboratories.

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

The Oceanic and Atmospheric Research International Activities Office (OAR/IA) advances NOAA’s science enterprise and priorities on ocean, atmosphere, and climate.

OAR HEADQUARTERS

Phone: 301-713-2458
Address: 1315 East-West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) - or "NOAA Research" - provides the research foundation for understanding the complex systems that support our planet. Working in partnership with other organizational units of the NOAA, a bureau of the Department of Commerce, NOAA Research enables better forecasts, earlier warnings for natural disasters, and a greater understanding of the Earth. Our role is to provide unbiased science to better manage the environment, nationally, and globally.

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