Office of Science Quality and Integrity

Research Grade Evaluation

The USGS Office of Science Quality and Integrity—in conjunction with the Office of Human Resources—is responsible for administering the USGS Research Grade Evaluation (RGE), Equipment Development Grade Evaluation (EDGE), and Senior Scientist (ST) review processes.

General Information

RGE:

EDGE:

ST:

  • Senior Scientist (ST) Evaluation Checklist for RGE (coming soon)

For RGE, EDGE and ST Scientists Being Reviewed

For Panelists

RGE:

EDGE:

Questions may be sent to the RGE-EDGE e-mail box: RGE-EDGE@usgs.gov

Contacts

Christopher J Johnson

Deputy Director and Bureau Scientific Integrity Officer
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6643

Steven Hilburger

RGE-EDGE Coordinator
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-4036

Cara Campbell

Acting RGE-EDGE Coordinator
Office of Science Quality and Integrity
Phone: 703-648-6459

Kevin B Jones

Research Geologist
Eastern Energy Resources Science Center
Phone: 703-648-6448

RGE-EDGE Program