PRIORITIES FOR 2001-2003
Priority
Mercury
Summary
An ecosystem approach to the health effects of mercury exposure and
continued investigation of source-receptor relationships for atmospheric
deposition of mercury to the Great Lakes.
Responsibility
The International Air Quality Advisory Board and
Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
Product (Chapter)
1.2 - 1.3
Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
1.4 - 1.7
International Air Quality Advisory Board
Priority
Annex 2: Remedial Action Plans and Lakewide Management Plans
Summary
To assist the Parties in the development and implementation of Remedial
Action Plans and Lakewide Management Plans through: conducting status
assessments to evaluate activities, workshops to transfer information and
foster implementation, and RAP and LaMP reviews in order to gauge
progress toward restoration of beneficial uses.
Responsibility
Annex 2 advisory staff in collaboration with the Great Lakes
Water Quality Board and Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
Product (Chapter)
2.2 - 2.4
Great Lakes Water Quality Board
2.5
Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
Priority
Urbanization: The Land Use - Water Quality Linkage
Summary
Renewed investigation on the impacts of land use on water quality in the
Great Lakes basin with a focus on urbanization.
Responsibility
Great Lakes Science Advisory Board
Product (Chapter)
3.2
Expert Consultation on the Impact of Urban and Urbanizing
Development on Great Lakes Water Quality
Priority
Climate Change: Impacts in the Great Lakes Basin
Summary
Investigation of the impacts of climate change on the Great Lakes basin.
Responsibility
Great Lakes Water Quality Board in collaboration with the Council of
Great Lakes Research Managers
Product (Chapter)
4.2
Climate Change - Addressing Impacts in the Great Lakes Basin
(Great Lakes Water Quality Board)
4.3
Climate Change – Understanding the Impact of Climate Change
on Ground Water (Council of Great Lakes Research Managers)
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