The IUGG Electronic Journal
Volume 3 No. 7a (July 16, 2003)
This short, informal newsletter is intended to keep IUGG Member National Committees informed about the activities of the IUGG Associations, and actions of the IUGG Secretariat. Past issues are posted on the IUGG Web site. Please forward this message to those who will benefit from the information. Your comments are welcome.
1. Note on E-Journal distribution
This special issue of the IUGG E-Journal is being sent to the addresses used for previous issues. Over the next few weeks, the distribution lists will be reviewed and revised and will include the Council Delegates who attended the Sapporo General Assembly. Some names will be deleted from the list, but could be added again upon request. This short, informal newsletter is intended to keep IUGG Member National Committees informed about the activities of the IUGG Associations, and actions of the IUGG Secretariat. Past issues are posted on the IUGG Web site. The E-Journal may be forwarded to anyone who will benefit from the information. Comments are welcome and should be sent to the Secretary General.
2. IUGG Bureau members for 2003-2007
3. IUGG Finance Committee members for 2003-2007
The new Finance Committee Members are Dr. M. Hamlin (U.K.), Dr. D. Jackson (U.S.A.), Dr. B. Kennett (Australia), Dr. K. Suyehiro (Japan), and Dr. J. Vilas (Argentina). The Committee selected Dr. Hamlin as their Chair. A particular action of the IUGG Council was to revise the responsibilities of the Finance Committee, and to reduce the number of members from 5 to 4. The next few years will be a period of transition and 4 members will be elected to the Finance Committee in 2007.
4. Association Presidents and Secretaries General for 2003-2007
International Association of Geodesy
International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy
International Association of Hydrological Sciences
International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences
International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Ocean
International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior
5. Location of the 2007 IUGG General Assembly
The Council selected Perugia, Italy, as the site of the 2007 IUGG General Assembly. The dates of the 24th IUGG General Assembly will be announced as soon as possible.
6. Resolution of Thanks
The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
Gratefully records its appreciation for the organization, arrangements made, and generous financial support for the XXIII General Assembly. IUGG particularly acknowledges the gracious presence of their majesties the Emperor and the Empress of Japan for their warm welcome and message they extended to all participants and for their informal interaction with delegates from around the world. On behalf of all participants, the Council expresses its warm thanks to the Japanese National Committee for IUGG, to the Science Council of Japan and 16 Japanese geophysical societies, to the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, to the Local Organizing Committee, to the Program Committee, and to all others involved in making the XXIII General Assembly a success and an enjoyable meeting in Sapporo.
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