OBSSR uses IdeaScale as a platform to engage the community in providing input on various topics. Although visitors may read submitted comments without registering for an IdeaScale account, visitors who want to submit ideas, comment, vote, receive e-mail alerts, follow, or use other site features must create an account. To create an account, you must provide the following information (name, e-mail address, primary affiliation, agency/organization and location) and create an account password. Your e-mail address and other registration information will not be visible to the public, and OBSSR does not disclose or share any information about individual registered IdeaScale users--except if required by law.

Please note: Comments submitted to OBSSR accomplishments are public. As such, please do not include any personal information.

The Privacy Policy for IdeaScale can be found here.