Environment and Energy
The Independent Science Panel is a working group of the Reef 2050 Plan Independent Expert Panel focussing on reef water quality. It provides independent scientific and technical advice as directed by the Intergovernmental Operational Committee on Reef Plan science needs. It has a skills-based membership of up to six members, including an independent chair, with expertise in the following areas: - agronomic and landscape processes; - marine and freshwater biochemistry, ecology and modelling; resource management, water quality and ecosystem health target-setting and monitoring; - information integration, synthesis, reporting and communication; - social and economic methodologies. Secretariat is within the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    H. Inter Jurisdictional and International Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    1 September 2009

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