43 CFR 11.13(b) - Preassessment Phase
Preassessment phase. . . the preassessment phase[,] provides for notification, coordination, and emergency activities, if necessary, and includes the preassessment screen. The preassessment screen is meant to be a rapid review of readily available information that allows the authorized official to make an early decision on whether a natural resource damage assessment can and should be performed.