Theme: How can scientific knowledge contribute to the implementation and effectiveness evaluation of the Minamata Convention?
Theme: How is global mercury cycling changing in response to perturbations (e.g., climate change, emissions control)?
Theme: How is mercury cycling (and bioaccumulation) changing in specific places in response to perturbations (e.g., climate change, remediation, nutrient control, urbanization)?
Theme: What is the relative risk of mercury exposure to human health and wildlife in the context of other risks/stressors?
The final science synthesis papers will be published in the journal, Ambio. We encourage all meeting participants to read them prior to the specific plenary sessions during which they are presented and to provide feedback by submitting to prior to end of day on August 14th, 2017.
This synthesis effort is supported by the Superfund Research Program of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences R13 ES028077-01.