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C8 Observers on Small CPs.pdf

NPFMC April 2015 - 223rd

Observers and observer providers Observers and observer providers associated with the full observer coverage program ... Fewer observers on vessels means fewer souls at risk. ... Impact on estimates of other ecosystem impacts Reduced information on seabird takes from observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 06 2015

C10 LL2 Observers Initial Review.pdf

NPFMC April 2017 - 233rd

Option 3.1 would allow deployment of two level 2 observers instead C10 Lead Level 2 Observers APRIL 2017 LL2 Observers ... C10 Lead Level 2 Observers APRIL 2017 LL2 Observers Initial Review Draft, March 2017 27 Suboption 3.1.2: Two Observers ... C10 Lead Level 2 Observers APRIL 2017 LL2 Observers Initial Review Draft, March 2017 43 also true for observers eligible...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 03 2017

Koniag re D1 Observers 6.5.20.pdf

NPFMC June 2020 - 250th

As measures are considered to reinstate observers in the partial coverage fleet for the remainder of 2020, please consider ... observer coverage on the flatfish fishery in the first few weeks of April due to COVID related concerns with deploying observers...

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 08 2020

MOTION E1 LL2 Observers motion.pdf

NPFMC June 2014 - 219th

How many fixed‐gear, LL2 certified observers were available for deployment in 2013  compared to 2012.   3. ... Identify how many fixed‐gear, newly LL2 qualified observers were certified in 2013  working in each the full coverage and ... Identify alternative methods to develop a sustainable, renewable and adequate pool of  fixed‐gear, LL2 qualified observers...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 02 2014

C8 Observers on Small CPs ExecutiveSummary.pdf

NPFMC April 2015 - 223rd

Observers and observer providers Observers and observer providers associated with the full observer coverage program ... Fewer observers on vessels means fewer souls at risk. ... Impact on estimates of other ecosystem impacts Reduced information on seabird takes from observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 06 2015

C1 a1 DRAFT Observers Annual Deployment Plan.pdf

NPFMC October 2013 - 215th

/default.htm http://www.alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/observers/faq.htm ... NMFS will know the actual amount of funds available for deploying observers in late December 2013. ... observers, it did not provide a method to verify at-sea that all salmon were retained on unobserved trips....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Sep 30 2013

C7 BSAI Trawl CV Observers Initial Review.pdf

NPFMC October 2015 - 225th

NMFS Observer Program staff is responsible for training new observers, briefing experienced ones, and debriefing observers ... The greatest challenge associated with increasing the pool of qualified observers would fall to NMFS in training new observers ... Electronic submission of observer data to NMFS benefits the fishing industry, observers, and NMFS....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 05 2015

C6 BSAI Trawl CV Observers Public Review.pdf

NPFMC February 2016 - 227th

NMFS Observer Program staff is responsible for training new observers, briefing experienced ones, and debriefing observers ... The greatest challenge associated with increasing the pool of qualified observers would fall to NMFS in training new observers ... Electronic submission of observer data to NMFS benefits the fishing industry, observers, and NMFS....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Feb 01 2016

B2 2022 Final ADP for Observers and EM.pdf

NPFMC December 2021 - 257th

This new requirement for observers necessitated a re- examination of how observers were being deployed into the partial coverage ... In the full coverage component of the program, every trip is monitored by 1 or 2 observers. ... NOAA FISHERIES ■I o FISHERIES 2022 Annual Deployment Plan for Observers...

07:00 AM - AKST

Thursday, Dec 02 2021

MOTION E1 Define Where Observers Can Disembark.pdf

NPFMC February 2016 - 227th

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08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Feb 01 2016

E1 AlaskanObservers Letter.pdf

NPFMC April 2014 - 218th

Lindeman: Alaskan Observers, Inc. ... In short, given how observers are categorized under the law, as well as by the work activities observers perform, the current ... Alaskan Observers, Inc., 2003 A.M.C. 2555 (W.D....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 07 2014

Tab_7_Update_on_State's_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC February 1997 - Joint BOF Meeting

observers would be State employees. ... Total estimated annual costs to the State for employment of observers, travel for observers, new administrative personnel ... State-employed observers are not a critical element of the plan and other approaches for hiring and supplying observers...

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Feb 04 1997

C5 NPFMC Observer Insurance Ltr714.pdf

NPFMC June 2015 - 224th

Lindeman: Alaskan Observers, Inc. ... In short, given how observers are categorized under the law, as well as by the work activities observers perform, the current ... Alaskan Observers, Inc., 2003 A.M.C. 2555 (W.D....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 01 2015

C1 and C2 comments.PDF

NPFMC October 2014 - 220th

experience to become LL2 observers. ... vessels to help these observers secure th? ... LL2 observers on iheir vessels, There were never any significant difficulties with securing LL2 observers for our fleet...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 06 2014

C2_Observer_Pgrm.pdf

NPFMC April 2000 - 143rd

Undeployed observers also contributes to a potential shortage of available observers. ... Assignment of Observers to Multiple Shoreside Plants - Individual plant observers in Kodiak and Dutch Harbor are often ... of observers to shoreside plants - observers occasionally miss deliveries to shoreside plants due to concurrent assignment...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 10 2000

B2 AIS Permit Approval Ltr 083116.pdf

NPFMC October 2016 - 230th

LL2 observers. ... What is now known as LL2 observers were referred to as “lead CDQ observers” in this final rule. 13 The final rule (77 FR ... AIS is the sole provider for observers in the partial coverage category....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 03 2016

B2 Emergency Rule Extension - Observer Waivers 2020.pdf

NPFMC October 2020 - 251st

For example, permits related to the use of electronic monitoring could continue without observers, or with observers based ... Response: NMFS agrees that sufficient training of observers is necessary. ... are available as possible while ensuring the safety and health of the observers and trainers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Friday, Oct 02 2020

COMMENT B2 Industry Report on LL2 Work Group Meeting.pdf

NPFMC December 2014 - 221st

the pool of LL2 observers. ... This includes a willingness to deploy non-LL2 observers on vessels to facilitate observers securing LL2 certification. ... The fewer LL2 observers there are in the pool, the less flexibility observer providers can offer to remaining observers....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 08 2014

C8_observer_program.pdf

NPFMC June 1997 - 128th

returning observers. ... of the observers they hire. ... to the existing observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 16 1997

B2 supp Tendering Reg Amd discussion paper 1213.pdf

NPFMC December 2013 - 216th

(B) Notify observers at least 3 hours before observers are transferred, such that the observers can collect personal belongings ... §600.746 Observers. ... agreement of observers involved....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 09 2013

C5 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC September 1989 - 88th

of the observers field deployment. ... of the data collected by the observers. ... Of the more than 2,000 observers that have been trained and deployed, 34% have made multiple trips as observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Tuesday, Sep 26 1989

C10_PUBLIC COMMENT.pdf

NPFMC April 2017 - 233rd

NMFS suggested that a key component to facilitating LL2 observers would be the ability to train observers for use on our ... that freezer longliners would not be stranded in port due to a shortage of observers. ... Management Council 605 West 4th, Suite 306 Anchorage, Alaska 99501-2252 RE: C-10: Shortage of Fixed Gear Lead Level 2 Observers...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 03 2017

PRESENTATION_Alaska Monitoring Program_PTSept2020.pdf

Groundfish Plan Team - 09/08/20-09/11/20

noBH 0 Observers on boat for randomly selected trips and deliveries. NOAA Smk fisheries U.S. ... • Bin Monitoring ensures no pre-sorting prior to observer sampling. • Salmon Monitoring ensure observers can sample ... salmon for prohibited species catch limits. • Halibut Deck Sorting ensure observers are present if desk sorting and can...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Tuesday, Sep 08 2020

C6 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC June 1998 - 133rd

Individual Vessels Covered Individual Plants Covered Prior Observers Naw Observers remale Observers Male Observers Observers ... Trained in Seattle Observers Trained in UAK-Anchorage Total Observers Trained Observers Briefed in Seattle Observers ... to many observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Jun 10 1998

FMAC Report May 2020.pdf

Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee - 05/17/21

NMFS and providers are trying to accommodate additional shoreside observers because vessel-based observers are no longer ... The reduced numbers of trained observers (estimated to be between 30-70 observers) could create a labor shortage for observer ... All observers will undergo a 14-day quarantine. 5....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, May 17 2021

C7. Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC February 2003 - 160th

to carry observers. ... The seaman status of observers is simply unclear, with some courts ruling that observers are seamen and others not. ... The intention here is to cover all observers in all observer-related activities, and to treat all observers the same,...

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Jan 29 2003

C1_Observer_Prgm.pdf

NPFMC September 2000 - 145th

the observers off those vessels. ... observers trained in 1998 and 1999). ... The OPO should solicit regular feedback from observers on the evaluation system, and allow observers the opportunity to...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Sep 06 2000

C1_North_Pacific_Fisheries_Research_Plan.pdf

NPFMC June 1994 - 113th

observers. ... We are assuming that 50% of observers will be experienced observers and 50% of the observers will be new. ... We are assuming that 50% of observers will be experienced observers and 50% of the observers will be new....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Sunday, Jun 05 1994

C5 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC April 1988 - 81st

Observers are not used as enforcement officers. 188/CE —1— Lack of observers will seriously hamper the Council's flexibility ... Direct charging of vessel owners required to carry observers for the costs of the carriage and employment of observers; ... However, the number of vessels committed toil program would not keep that many observers busy, instead of hlrl observers...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Apr 13 1988

B4_Exec_Summary.pdf

NPFMC February 1997 - 126th

Observers were instructed to perform their duties as they normally would; data collected by observers included halibut catch ... Correction of identified problems may require employing two observers per trip and/or changing sampling priorities of observers ... The percentage of halibut examined for condition varied greatly among observers....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Feb 03 1997

C3 North Pacific Fisheries Research Plan.pdf

NPFMC January 1992 - 100th

responsibilities as observers. ... Sincerely, ALASKAN OBSERVERS, INC. ... dedicated observers at all pay levels....

08:30 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Jan 15 1992

D3a-c_GF_Reg_Am_Initial_Review.pdf

NPFMC April 1993 - 107th

Alternative 2: Two observers and certified bins. ... Alternative 3: Two observers and certified scales. ... This proposed regulatory action would require two observers and improved equipment so that observers can make independent...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 19 1993

C2_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC June 2000 - 144th

Undeployed observers also contributes to a potential shortage of available observers. ... retaining qualified observers. ... of observers to shoreside plants - observers occasionally miss deliveries to shoreside plants due to concurrent assignment...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 05 2000

C1 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC February 1998 - 131st

NMFS IS WHAT OBSERVERS LOSE SLEEP OVER, NOT CONTRACTORS. ... THE OAC DOES NOT SPEAK FOR ME OR ANY OF THE LONG­ TIME OBSERVERS I’VE SPOKEN TO. ... THAT IS A SLAP IN THE FACE TO ALL PROFESSIONAL OBSERVERS AND “GOOD” CONTRACTORS....

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Feb 03 1998

C5 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC June 1989 - 87th

The contractor is responsible for employment of observers and all logistical arrangements required to place observers aboard ... The NMFS experience with the foreign program showed that seasoned observers do a better job than observers on their first ... An additional two observers were trained in April and also stationed at Dutch Harbor....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Tuesday, Jun 20 1989

C4 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC December 1989 - 89th

observers at sea will be difficult. ... Providing salaries and appropriate insurance for observers while the observer is employed: The salaries paid observers ... Approval of all observers proposed for hire: Proposed observers can be rejected if they do not meet required qualifications...

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Dec 05 1989

C7 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC April 2004 - 166th

observers. ... Observers were not employed by NMFS. ... The USCG, Observer Program, and the OTC collaborate in the training of observers, and both new and prior observers receive...

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Mar 31 2004

C2_Sablefish_Halibut_IFQ_Plan.pdf

NPFMC April 1993 - 107th

would be of use to future observers. ... Question 5 asks observers to summarize any safety concerns, and to describe any injuries incurred by the observers or crew ... Observers would be given a more balanced representation of vessel conditions....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 19 1993

C6 Draft Obs Statement of Work.pdf

NPFMC October 2017 - 235th

) X (1-3 Observers) Even Years X (1-2 Observers) X (1-3 Observers) X (1-2 Observers) C.2.5.8 ... The Contractor shall manage its Observers to retain both experienced Observers and new Observers. ... Observers shall be employees of the Contractor....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 02 2017

C9 GOA Trawl CV Observer Coverage_Discussion Paper_Oct2015.pdf

NPFMC October 2015 - 225th

Sixty individuals served as partial coverage observers in 2014. ... , briefing experienced ones, and debriefing observers after their deployments end. ... observers do not need to be lead-level qualified, making them costly to recruit and train)....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 05 2015

D1 Presentation to Council - Ferdinand.pdf

NPFMC June 2020 - 250th

 Processing Plants –Vessel observers cannot enter most processing plants to collect biological samples. ... in a way that protected lives and livelihoods  Redesigned most aspects of the Observer Program:  Training new observers ...  Briefing experienced observers  Debriefing  Waiving some regulations (e.g., deployment durations) 3 D1 Ferdinand...

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 08 2020

C3_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC June 1995 - 118th

, point of hire of observers, transfers ob observers among vessels, prioritization of observer deployments, duration of ... Duties of observers The observers' duties are described in detail in the ADF&G observer manual, which will be updated as ... Duties of observers The observers’ duties are described in detail in the NMFS observer manual, which is updated as necessary...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Sunday, Jun 11 1995

C2 ObserverProgram_2013Annual_Report.pdf

NPFMC June 2014 - 219th

Staff install and maintain remote data capture information systems used by observers, ensure observers are trained on the ... until the end of the quarter or when observers were available. ... This includes the costs for days the observers are not on a boat....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 02 2014

C2 LL2 - Public Review Draft.pdf

NPFMC June 2017 - 234th

observers deployed. ... This steady pool of eligible observers despite the addition of newly qualified observers is due to attrition and observers ... Experienced observers typically earn a higher daily wage than less experienced observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 05 2017

E2 Detail of Observer Program Funding.pdf

NPFMC MAY 2002 - Chairman's Meeting

$150K NMFS $75K 1999 to present Admin & Training: NMFS Observers: Contractor 25%; approx. 10 -15 observers NEFSC/ ... gillnet for # of observers Page 2 of 3 NMFS Site/ Contact Fishery(ies) Fleet size Authority to place observers ... 30 observers Page 1 of 3 NMFS Site/ Contact Fishery(ies) Fleet size Authority to place observers Season of operation...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, May 29 2002

C6_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC December 2007 - 185th

2005 321 observers, 304 vessels, 24 plants 36,907 2004 348 observers, 317 vessels, 21 plants 36,624 2003 332 observers, 325 ... Since NMFS is not the employer of observers, this causes confusion for observers and others. ... of observers/vessels observed/plants observed Number of observer days 2006 398 observers, 303 vessels, 24 plants 36,072...

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Dec 05 2007

D2a_Halibut_Discard_Mortality_Rate_BSAI_Pcod_Hook_and_Line_Fishery.pdf

NPFMC June 1995 - 118th

From the 38 observers that were debriefed, it was determined that 6 observers, representing 50 vessel- weeks, did not collect ... Data were collected by 55 observers from 35 boats, or 83% of the fleet. ... Observers reported that sand flea (amphipod) predation was the main cause of dead halibut....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Sunday, Jun 11 1995

D2 Crab Plan.pdf

NPFMC June 1990 - 92nd

The Council's program did not, however, require observers on crab fishing vessels during the 1990 fishing year. ... af, {Rtotaro i» ft* KwyenlN to W %% porotMg otoarvarg, v«s:l owners that hire heir relative# as observers... ... Training and testing of observers It too lenient, he taid. Department members have failed to notice bad dam....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 25 1990

C3 North Pacific Fisheries Research Plan.pdf

NPFMC June 1992 - 102nd

We are assuming that 50% of observers will be experienced observers and 50% of the observers will be new. ... We are assuming that 50% of observers will be experienced observers and 50% of the observers will be new. ... New Observers 94 243 375 38 750 % Prior Observers 73% 58% 35% 33% 52% % New Observers 27% 42% 65% 67% 48% * The reason...

08:30 AM - AKDT

Tuesday, Jun 23 1992

Observer_Committee_Report_Mar_27_2000.pdf

NPFMC April 2000 - 143rd

Such an analysis might also examine the use of video monitors as a supplement to on-board observers. ... where needed the most, as well as measures to recruit and retain observers to the maximum extent possible. ... Concurrent assignment of observers to shoreside plants - move ahead with alternatives as currently drafted....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Apr 10 2000

C5 Observer LL2 Discussion Paper 9-15-16.pdf

NPFMC October 2016 - 230th

-endorsed observers. ... Year Newly Qualified LL2 FC Observers Total FC Observers LL2 Qualified Total # FC Certified Observers ... Newly Qualified LL2 PC Observers Total PC Observers LL2 Qualified Total # PC Certified Observers Total...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 03 2016

C4_North_Pacific_Fisheries_Research_Observer_Plan.pdf

NPFMC September 1994 - 114th

(11) Notify observers at least 3 hours before observers are transferred, such that the observers can collect personal ... shellfish observers. ... and $237 for crab observers)....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Sep 26 1994

C5 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC February 2006 - 175th

These are fisheries in which two observers must be present so that observers are available to sample every haul on processors ... directly for observers using fee proceeds and/or direct Federal funding. ... directly for observers using fee proceeds and/or direct Federal funding....

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Feb 08 2006

D2 Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology Report.pdf

NPFMC January/February 2020 - 248th

The Observer Program provides the regulatory framework for NMFS-certified observers or electronic monitoring systems to ... The Council uses the ADP to describe how NMFS and the Council annually deploys observers given changes in funding, costs ... Data from observers and electronic monitoring systems are integrated into NMFS databases as soon as they become available...

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Jan 27 2020

C6 Observer AFS Symposium Info8-19 2015.pdf

NPFMC June 2015 - 224th

Safety: The safety of observers and commercial fishermen is a high priority. ... The objectives of this symposium are to: (1) highlight the contributions of observers to fishery and protected species ... This symposium especially will be of interest to attendees who have worked as fishery observers early in their careers...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 01 2015

C5 Public Comment.pdf

NPFMC October 2016 - 230th

of qualified observers. ... of LL2 observers for one company. ... NMFS suggested that a key component to facilitating LL2 observers would be the ability to train observers for use on our...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 03 2016

B2 2021 ADP for Observers.pdf

NPFMC Council December 2020 - 252nd

also keeping operators, communities, and observers safe. ... while also keeping operators, communities, and observers safe. ... fishing effort to make the deployment of observers worthwhile....

07:45 AM - AKST

Friday, Dec 04 2020

C5 Draft 2022 ADP.pdf

NPFMC October 2021 - 256th

fishing effort to make the deployment of observers worthwhile. ... NMFS will use this authority when no observers are available for deployment. ... ● Observer Trip-Selection Pool: Observers will be deployed from all ports throughout Alaska....

07:00 AM - AKDT

Thursday, Sep 30 2021

C5 Draft 2022 ADP.pdf

SSC October 2021

fishing effort to make the deployment of observers worthwhile. ... NMFS will use this authority when no observers are available for deployment. ... ● Observer Trip-Selection Pool: Observers will be deployed from all ports throughout Alaska....

07:00 AM - AKDT

Thursday, Sep 30 2021

C5 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC January 1988 - 80th

Observers need to know when and where vessels will make port calls. ... Identical data forms will be used by both ADF&G and Sea Grant observers. 6. Industry Associations. ... Clearly states that observers are not crew members and do not perform crew duties, even voluntarily. c....

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Jan 20 1988

C3 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC December 1990 - 94th

Five hundred and thirty-four observers were trained and employed. ... Observers were also placed in 29 processing plants. The final report will be available in April 1990. ... Continue discussion of insurance coverage for observers on fishing vessels and the concept of pooling vessels for the purposes...

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 03 1990

C3_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC October 2009 - 194th

This has caused 2 experienced observers to lose work but newer observers to gain work. ... proportion of experienced observers; and some providers have more work available to observers than other providers. ... Due to shortages of level 2 lead observers, I have seen experienced observers held back from assignments or pulled from...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Thursday, Oct 01 2009

C1 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC April 2002 - 156th

Observers, the union representing observers, observer providers, and industry. ... like Alaskan Observers. ... those observers "on shaky ground."...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Apr 10 2002

C1 Observer Program 2020 Annual Report.pdf

NPFMC June 2021 - 255th

In 2020, observers filed619 statements. ... The FMA Division conducted training for 134 new observers to deploy in 2020 in addition to the 239 prior observers who ... The services carried out by observer providers include paying observers, deploying observers to vessels and shoreside processors...

07:00 AM - AKDT

Thursday, Jun 03 2021

C2_Observer_Prgm.pdf

NPFMC December 1996 - 125th

Observers WASC 50ABNF100008 Foreign Fisheries Observers WASC 50ABNF100047 PWS Gillnet Observers WASC 50ABNF100073 Driftnet ... observers would be State employees. ... mammal surveys Research Vessel Observers 50ABNF900006 Foreign Fisheries Observers Western Support 50ABNF000036 Gillnet...

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 09 1996

D1 FMAC Report May 2020.pdf

NPFMC June 2020 - 250th

NMFS and providers are trying to accommodate additional shoreside observers because vessel-based observers are no longer ... The reduced numbers of trained observers (estimated to be between 30-70 observers) could create a labor shortage for observer ... All observers will undergo a 14-day quarantine. 5....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 08 2020

REF Partial Observer Coverage Integrated Analysis Update.pdf

NPFMC October 2021 - 256th

- Vessels in trawl EM EFP are communicating offload timing with observers. Yes. ... Currently, vessels are required to provide 72 hour advance notice for deploying at-sea observers. ... ● Annual Deployment Plan (ADP): documents how NMFS intends to assign observers and EM to vessels and processing...

07:00 AM - AKDT

Thursday, Sep 30 2021

B2 supp Annual Deployment Plan for Observers.pdf

NPFMC December 2013 - 216th

 200% (2 observers simultaneously) coverage at the plants. ... In 2005, the project originally instructed observers to obtain 25-30 samples per cruise 1 . ... Observers in plants not receiving AFA pollock deliveries are in the partial coverage category....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 09 2013

E. Domestic Observers.pdf

NPFMC September 1987 - Teleconference

No onboard observers are needed. ... Onboard observers are not required. ... Review draft federal policy on domestic observers....

01:00 PM - AKDT

Tuesday, Sep 01 1987

2021 Draft ADP Briefing Doc for PCMFAC.pdf

Partial Coverage Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (PCFMAC) - 09/16/20

Deployment plans for observers strive to keep all operators, communities, and observers safe. ... 1 Draft 2021 Annual Deployment Plan for Observers and Electronic Monitoring in the Groundfish and Halibut Fisheries ... AIS will work with NMFS to release trips from ports in which we are not currently deploying observers....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Sep 16 2020

C3 North Pacific Fisheries Research Plan.pdf

NPFMC June 1991 - 97th

Briefing and debriefing observers. b. Certification testing of observers. c. Decertification of observers. d. ... , test and certify observers, maintain communications with observers at sea, and input data provided by the program. ... This will help ensure that observers are used efficiently. 3....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 24 1991

C7 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC February 2002 - 155th

NMFS staff responded that placing observers or staff on vessels that do not normally require observers would usually be ... NMFS has direct communication with many observers via Atlas and sees many observers at NMFS field offices, and has made ... but potentially put observers out of work....

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Feb 06 2002

C3 Observer Program Comment Letters.pdf

NPFMC June 2013 - 214th

human observers. ... Fisheries observers also benefit fishermen. ... Additional airfare for observers, loss of observer time and less availability of observers in Dutch Harbor will occur....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 03 2013

D1 Halibut Deck Sorting EFP.pdf

NPFMC October 2017 - 235th

This EFP will once again use observers to collect data. ... This EFP will once again use observers to collect data. ... of the EFP trips or when new observers rotate onto EFP vessels....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 02 2017

BSAI_GOA Pollock EM EFP_EM Committee PPT May 2021_FINAL.pdf

Trawl Electronic Monitoring (EM) Committee - 05/21/21

Observers experienced some similar issues as CGOA; observers were issued phones and fleet directly contacted observers ... Cost metrics (EM v. human observers) Cost Comparison (EM v. human observers) Cost Comparison (EM v. human observers) C ... observers were deployed...

08:30 AM - AKDT

Friday, May 21 2021

C4 Multispecies CDQ Program.pdf

NPFMC October 1999 - 140th

OBSERVERS, INC. ... Train all observers to be_ second observers We do not believe that observers without prior observing experience and a successful ... Train all NMFS certified observers to be second observers on both CDQ and AFA vessels....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Oct 13 1999

B2 NOAA Safety Policies for Observer Programs.pdf

NPFMC June 2018 - 239th

all fisheries observers. ... AOI Alaskan Observers, Inc. ... Correspondence between Alaskan Observers Inc....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 04 2018

C3 Tendering Reg Am PrelimRev.pdf

NPFMC June 2014 - 219th

standards of the observers. ... However, deployment of observers from tenders will, by definition, involve at-sea transfers of observers every time an ... Deploying observers from or on tenders likely will increase the use of pilot ladders to transfer observers between...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 02 2014

B2 2020 ADP for Observers.pdf

NPFMC December 2019 - 247th

What remains is the fishing activity to be covered by partial-coverage fisheries observers. ... DOHA NOAA FISHERIES /< o ■x ip■< ^^EMT 0^ 2020 Annual Deployment Plan for Observers and Electronic Monitoring in ... Draft 2020 Annual Deployment Plan for Observers in the Groundfish and Halibut Fisheries off Alaska....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 02 2019

C4_Observer_Program.pdf

NPFMC September 1995 - 119th

observers. ... Observers. ... Observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Sep 25 1995

C6 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC December 2004 - 169th

This will ensure that wage rates for fisheries observers reflect the new Position Descriptions for Fishery Observers that ... These are fisheries in which two observers must be present so that observers are available to sample every haul on processors ... communication between observers and captains....

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Dec 08 2004

C2 Domestic Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC June 1990 - 92nd

Assignment of observers. ... Response: Marine mammal observers are also considered to be natural resource observers. ... several observers to fly to Seattle....

08:30 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 25 1990

C1 LL2 NMFS response to FLC.pdf

NPFMC October 2014 - 220th

Lead level 2 observers are observers with specific experience and training that ensure collection of accurate and complete ... either by adequately compensating existing observers, or by facilitating how observers meet the lead level 2 eligibility ... Consequently, two-observers would no longer be required on that vessel....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Oct 06 2014

MOTION C2 LL2 Observers.pdf

NPFMC June 2014 - 219th

This needs to include a system whereby second observers voluntarily placed as second observers on fixed gear vessels are ... How many fixed‐gear, LL2 certified observers were available for deployment in 2013 compared to 2012. 3. ... Availability – Council motion June 5, 2014 The Council urges the NPGOP to develop a system that accurately credits observers...

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 02 2014

B3_NMFS_Mgmt_Report.pdf

NPFMC April 1994 - 112th

observers unpaid. ... General Considerations (New Observers Only) Individuals who -apply to be observers must be mature and responsible people ... provide vessel and plant owners with observers....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Sunday, Apr 17 1994

C5 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC October 1998 - 134th

to many observers. ... to the existing observers. ... observers on boats for only one trip....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, Oct 07 1998

Partial Coverage Cost Efficiencies Workplan_PCFMAC_Jan2020.pdf

Partial Coverage Fishery Monitoring Advisory Committee (PCFMAC) - 01/28/20

with shoreside observers to sample catch at the trip level. ... EM equipment can verify retention, and when coupled with shoreside observers, improve salmon co... ...  The current partial coverage program requires a three-day notice for deploying at-sea observers....

01:00 PM - AKST

Tuesday, Jan 28 2020

C2 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC February 2004 - 165th

This will ensure that wage rates for fisheries observers reflect the new Position Descriptions for Fishery Observers that ... This will ensure that wage rates for fisheries observers reflect the new Position Descriptions for Fishery Observers that ... before observers are certified to be deployed aboard fishing vessels....

08:00 AM - AKST

Wednesday, Feb 04 2004

B4 Enforcement Report_112916.pdf

NPFMC December 2016 - 231st

The observer training encourages observers to engage by interacting and answering questions. ... sea days and observers wrote 681 statements of potential violation – about one statement for every 58 observer days. ... Enforcement Liaison Jones provided approximately 20 hours of training to returning observers during the annual returning...

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Dec 06 2016

C8 Council Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC May 1987 - 77th

Selection of Observers. ... Observers are not enforcement agents, however, individual/specific data collected by observers may be used for enforcement ... This was the first use of mandatory observers by NMFS....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Wednesday, May 20 1987

E1 AOI letter re Observer Shortages 12-2-16.pdf

NPFMC December 2016 - 231st

NMFS staff (or other Observers awaiting their debriefing interviews) could begin reviewing the data while the Observers ... Another possibility would be to outsource Observer trainings to a contractor not involved in deploying observers. ... It is unlikely that he foresaw, however, that increased numbers of Observers required by Industry would collide with today's...

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Dec 06 2016

D3 Observer Tender Issues.pdf

NPFMC December 2018 - 241st

NMFS has not supported the approach of deploying observers from tenders due to the safety concerns involved. ... Observers only collect data on vessels and at plants that are required to comply with observer coverage requirements. ... Information collected by observers and EM provides a reliable and verifiable method for NMFS to gain information about fish...

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 03 2018

C7 Fishery Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC January 1989 - 85th

ADF&G groundfish observers (2-5 observers), operate mostly out of Kodiak. ... that are required to take observers. ... (b) Draft declaration of Council position on observers....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Jan 16 1989

C1 Observer Program.pdf

NPFMC December 1992 - 105th

) will have to obtain observers. ... This may require additional observers. ... Sincerely, Edick ALASKAN OBSERVERS, INC....

08:00 AM - AKST

Tuesday, Dec 08 1992

B2 Observer ADP.pdf

NPFMC December 2015 - 226th

/sustainablefisheries/observers/annualrpt2014.pdf http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/observers/finalea_restructuring0915 ... observers/annualrpt2013.pdf http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/observers/final2015adp.pdf http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov ... http://alaskafisheries.noaa.gov/sustainablefisheries/observers/ADP_Final_2013.pdf....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 07 2015

AKSC's O26 performance standard data concerns.docx

NPFMC June 2018 - 239th

These are released after length and viability data are collected by observers. ... Observers counted and weighed these halibut (weighed collectively not individually) for each haul. ... EFP vessels in 2015 were also required to have their two regular fishery observers on board during the EFP....

08:00 AM - AKDT

Monday, Jun 04 2018

D7 BBRKC Savings Area EFP.pdf

NPFMC December 2015 - 226th

We do not train groundfish observers to collect this type of data, so not currently collected by our groundfish observers ... This may require the use of crab fishery specific observers or other observers that have been specifically trained for ... 80 fisheries or companies providing crab fishery observers....

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Dec 07 2015

PUBLIC COMMENT C14 LakeTestimony.pdf

NPFMC February 2014 - 217th

>n i, Inc Alaskan Observers Inc. ... >n i, Inc Alaskan Observers Inc. ... “Anecdotal information from industry observers indicates that many observers find freezer longline work relatively less...

08:00 AM - AKST

Monday, Feb 03 2014

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