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 > Report for the RSRP meeting held September, 2004
 > Nominations for New Panel Members
 > An Introduction to the Recovery Science Review Panel
 > Members of the Panel
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held July 21-23, 2003 (pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held December 11-13, 2002(pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held June 19-21, 2002(pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held March 18-19, 2002(pdf)*
Panel Info (pdf) additional background on the RSRP as covered in this website.
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held January 3 - 4, 2002(pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held August 27 - 29, 2001 (pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held March 13-14, 2001 (pdf)*
 > Report for the RSRP meeting held December 4-6, 2000 (pdf)*
*RSRP reports represent the views of Panel members and should not be taken to reflect the opinion of NMFS.

 >      An Introduction to the Recovery Science Review Panel

The Recovery Science Review Panel consists of six highly qualified and independent scientists. The panel performs the following functions:

  1. Review core principles and elements of the recovery planning process being developed by the NMFS.
  2. Ensure that well accepted and consistent ecological and evolutionary principles form the basis for all recovery efforts.
  3. Review processes and products of all Technical Recovery Teams for scientific credibility and to ensure consistent application of core principles across ESUs and recovery domains.
  4. Oversee peer review for all recovery plans and appropriate substantial intermediate products.

RSRP meets once a quarter, usually at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center, and submits a written report. All Panel reports can be read at this site.

 >      Members of the Panel
Expertise of Panel Members:
  • Involvement in Local, National and International activities
  • Served on numerous National Research Council committees
  • Many publications in prestigious scientific journals

Dr. Joseph Travis (chair), Florida State University

  • Field of expertise : Population ecology and genetics, physiological ecology, ichthyology
  • Awards : Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Dennis Chitty Lecturer, University of British Columbia; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Zurich; Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professorship, Florida State University
  • Scientific leadership : President, American Society of Naturalists; Past Chair, Science Advisory Board, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis; Past Editor, The American Naturalist; Member of several editorial boards; Member of scientific advisory boards on state and local conservation and management activities
  • Research : More than 110 scientific publications

Dr. Russell Lande, University of California-San Diego

  • Field of expertise : Evolution and population genetics, management and preservation of endangered species, conservation and theoretical ecology of endangered species, conservation and theoretical ecology
  • Awards : Sewall Wright Award from the American Society of Naturalists; Guggenheim Foundation; MacArthur Foundation; Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Scientific leadership : Past president of the Society for the Study of Evolution; International recognition: developed scientific criteria for classifying endangered species adopted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)
  • Research : More than 140 scientific publications

Dr. Marc Mangel, University of California Santa Cruz

  • Field of expertise : Theoretical and mathematical biology
  • Awards : Koopman Paper Prize, Operations Research Society of America; JASA-Applications Invited Paper, American Statistical Association; Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation; Fulbright Senior Fellowship, Oxford University; Distinguished Statistical Ecologist, International Association for Ecology; Fellow, California Academy of Sciences; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Scientific leadership : Founding Director, Center for Population Biology, University of California Davis; Chair, SIAM-AMS Committee on Mathematics in the Life Sciences; Past Editor, Behavioral Ecology; Member, Committee of Scientific Advisors, US Marine Mammal Commission; Member, NMFS Ecosystem Advisory Panel; Member, Science Advisory Board, National Association for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
  • Research : More than 200 scientific publications

Dr. Ransom A. Myers, Dalhousie University

  • Field of expertise : Marine community ecology, restoration ecology
  • Awards : Pew Foundation Scholar in the Environment
  • Scientific leadership : Member of many National Research Council panels; Member of several editorial boards; Founding Chair, US GLOBEC Scientific Steering Committee; Past Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
  • Research : More than 140 scientific publications

Dr. Charles Peterson, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

  • Field of expertise : Marine community ecology, restoration ecology
  • Awards : Pew Foundation Scholar in the Environment
  • Scientific leadership : Member of many National Research Council panels; Member of several editorial boards; Founding Chair, US GLOBEC Scientific Steering Committee; Past Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
  • Research : More than 140 scientific publications

Dr. Mary Power, University of California Berkeley

  • Field of expertise : aquatic ecology, food web energetics, ecosystem ecology
  • Awards : Kempe Award for Distinguished Ecologist, Umea University and Swedish Agricultural University; Jasper Loftus-Hills Prize of the American Society of Naturalists; John and Margaret Gompertz Chair in Integrative Biology, University of California, President-Elect American Society of Naturalists (2005), G. Evelyn Hutchinson Medal (American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, summer 2005)
  • Scientific leadership : Board of Directors, Nature Conservancy, California; Group Leader, Presidential Advisory Commission on Western Water Policy; Director, California Biodiversity Center; Member, Science Advisory Board, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, President-Elect American Society of Naturalists (2005), G. Evelyn Hutchinson Medal, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, summer 2005
  • Research : More than 80 scientific publications

Dr. Daniel Simberloff, University of Tennessee

  • Field of expertise : Community ecology, conservation biology, invasion biology
  • Awards : Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Distinguished Statistical Ecologist, International Association for Ecology; Mercer Award of Ecological Society of America (shared); Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professorship, Florida State University; Kempe Award for Distinguished Ecologist, Umea University and Swedish Agricultural University
  • Scientific leadership : Member, National Science Board; Former member of Board on Biology of National Research Council and member of several National Research Council panels; Past-President, American Society of Naturalists
  • Research : More than 260 scientific publications

Dr. Beth Sanderson

  • NOAA Fisheries liaison to the Recovery Science Review Panel
  • Recovery Science Review Panel report coordinator

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