Advice on Parties' Draft Priorities for Science (2020-2022)


Annex 10 (Science) of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement assigns the International Joint Commission (IJC) and its Science Advisory Board (SAB) a role in providing input to the Parties on priority science issues on a three year basis. The Parties’ initial Draft Priorities for Science and Action (2020-2022) was posted to on August 1, 2019. 

This document summarizes the SAB’s advice to the Parties on their Draft Priorities for Science.  General comments that apply to all Agreement Annexes are presented first, followed by advice on each of the Agreement’s 10 Annexes. Editorial comments are presented last. The SAB’s recommendations are bolded where they appear in this advice.