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SCAR EXCOM 2005 06: Report of the SCAR Standing Scientific Group on Geosciences (SSG-GS)
SCAR Executive Committee Meeting
4-7 July 2005, Sofia, Bulgaria

SCAR EXCOM 2005 06: Report of the SCAR Standing Scientific Group on Geosciences (SSG-GS)

Paper: 6
Agenda Item: 5.1
Deadline: 1 June
Person Responsible: Capra

Prof. Alessandro Capra Chief Officer, GSSG June 2005

GSSG Office Bearers are : Chief Officer prof. Alessandro Capra, Deputy Chief Officer prof. Ross Powell and Secretary prof. Brian Storey .

The following present the GSSG Activities since XXVIII SCAR Open Science Conference, Bremen and XXVIII SCAR delegates meeting, Bremerhaven. This report provides a summary from each Expert Group (EG) , Action Group (AG) and Scientific Research Programme (SRP).

The proposed ”Treaty and CEP” Action Group has not developed, considering that it should overlap with ATCM activites. A Group of Specialist within GSSG has been composed in order that the GSSG has appropriate representation at ATCMs.

In addition to the activities reported, GSSG CO has been involved in a number of formalised activities such as the review of JCADM and SCAR Fellowship evaluation.

Particular attention has been reserved to finalize most activities to IPY07. Specific GSSG initiatives for IPY are presented in EG and AG sections and in appendix.

There will be a short presentation of the Internal Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences 2007, planned in Santa Barbara, California, USA, prepared form Robin Bell, Chair of the National Steering Committee .