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Fundamental Science Practices Survey Manual Chapters:

SM 502.1 - Fundamental Science Practices: Foundation Policy

SM 502.2 - Fundamental Science Practices: Planning and Conducting Data Collection and Research

SM 502.3 - Fundamental Science Practices: Peer Review

SM 502.4 - Fundamental Science Practices: Review, Approval, and Release of Information Products

SM 502.5 - Fundamental Science Practices: Safeguarding Unpublished U.S. Geological Survey Data, Information, and Associated Scientific Materials

Delegations of Approval Survey Manual Chapter:

SM 205.18 - Authority to Approve Information Products

Publishing Survey Manual Chapters:

Part 1100 - Publishing

Other Related Manual Chapters:

SM 500.25 - Scientific Integrity

SM 500.5 - Policy on the Release of Information to the News Media

SM 370.735.5 - Outside Work and Interests

Note: The USGS does not maintain nor can it vouch for the content of the following references. They are provided as possible sources of additional information.

305 DM 3 - Integrity of Scientific and Scholarly Activities

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