Publications

IJC publications contain both board and corporate documents, including reports, fact sheets, infographics, and presentations. Contractor reports are created on behalf of or in coordination with the IJC or its boards by a separate entity, including individuals, companies, and governments. Government reports are documents developed by US or Canadian local/provincial/state/federal government that are of interest to the IJC or board.

IJC Content

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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. This document summarizes the SAB’s advice to the Parties on...
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In January 2019, the Committee published its 2018 phase one report that recommended the development of a Great Lakes groundwater and surface water conceptual framework. The latest report from the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board-Research Coordination Committee describes the scientific, technical...
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The St. Mary River begins in the high elevations of Glacier National Park, on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in the state of Montana. As the river descends to the plains below it flows northeast through Amskapi Piikani (Blackfeet Nation) territory, crossing into the province of Alberta...
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This is a short summary of the key findings of the report, "Flood water storage using active and passive approaches - Assessing flood control attributes of wetlands and riparian agricultural land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River watershed"
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A report to the International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board on "Flood Water Storage using Active and Passive Approaches: Assessing Flood Control Attributes of Wetlands and Riparian Agricultural Land in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Watershed".
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The connecting waters are vital links in the economic and ecological network of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system, but they are threatened by multiple stressors. Present monitoring activities are insufficient to adequately inform the management of these connecting waters. The Great Lakes...
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Technical Webinar - Risk perception surveys, vulnerability and other social science studies from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Floodplain management considerations from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Chambly Canal diversion (1) from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - How the LCRR study is assessing Climate Change from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Development of a performance indicator for damages to residential buildings and its use in economic analys from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Improvements in forecasting from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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Technical Webinar - Watershed Storage from International Joint Commission on Vimeo.
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An environmental stressor is any factor whose presence adversely affects individuals, populations, or ecosystems. Often but not necessarily the result of human activities, examples include many different pollutants, excess nutrients, habitat loss and invasive species. Recognizing that interactions...
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2020 Report In June 2020, the International Joint Commission’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) completed a report entitled Understanding Declining Productivity in the Offshore Regions of the Great Lakes. The report includes a number of findings and a recommendation aimed at improving coordination...
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The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (the Agreement) charges the International Joint Commission (IJC), supported by its Great Lakes advisory boards, with several responsibilities including identification of emerging issues facing the Great Lakes. To help fulfil this responsibility the IJC’s Great...
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In the spring of 2019, flood inundation maps for the entire US Lake Champlain shoreline were completed from work realized in 2016 (the report is available at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20185169). These maps show areas of land inundation along the Lake shoreline in New York and Vermont...
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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...
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This report presents the findings and recommendations of the project, Use of Modeling Approaches to Affect Nutrient Management through Adaptive Management, led by the International Joint Commission's (IJC) Great Lakes Science Advisory Board - Research Coordination Committee (SAB-RCC). The objective...
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In 2016-2017 the International Joint Commission’s Science Advisory Board, Science Priority Committee, completed an analysis of commercial fertilizer and manure application in the western Lake Erie basin. The resulting report was adopted by the International Joint Commission and is available at...
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