Technical Guidelines - Technical Services
A Technical Service is the provision of scientific information, or a process that produces scientific information, for the use of managers and policy-makers. The service may include recommendations made by individual, or groups of, scientists, but it does not include a recommendation on behalf of ICES (except to reiterate a recommendation previously made by ACOM or by former ICES advisory committees).
Technical Services thus do not constitute ICES approved advice. They do, however, share the following characteristics:
• Scientific objectivity and integrity;
• Quality assurance, including peer review as appropriate;
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee