Council Corner

Up-to-the-minute governance information from GSA’s Council.

  • Approved recommendation from the Publications Committee creating a new GSA e-journal.
    The journal will be called Geosphere and Randy Keller, University of Texas, El Paso, will be science editor.
  • Approved recommendation from the Membership Committee lowering dues for professionals and students in lesser developed countries (per World Bank classification).
  • Adopted position statement on The Importance of Teaching Earth Science in the Public Schools.
  • Approved Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) for co-convening two meetings:
    • Earth System Processes 2 with the Geological Association of Canada
    • Paleoclimate: The Karst Record with the Karst Waters Institute
  • Approved budget for fiscal year 2005 as submitted.
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