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Who leads the IUGS, its varied scientific enterprises and joint programs, and how can you contact them? What nations are members of the IUGS? What national and international geoscience organizations are affiliated with the IUGS, and who are their leaders and other points of contact? You will find the answers and much more information in this comprehensive, up-to-date, online directory of the IUGS.

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Executive
Executive Committee
International Geological Congress Committee
Nominating Committee
Publications Committee
Strategic Implementation Committee
Ad Hoc Review Committees
International Council for Science
Permanent Secretariat
Assistants
Episodes

Scientific Commissions 
Geoscience Education, Training & Technology Transfer (COGE) 
International Commission on GeoHeritage (ICG) 
History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO) 
Geoscience Information (CGI) 
International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) 
Tectonics and Structural Geology (TECTASK) 
Global Geochemical Baselines (GGB)  

Joint Programs
International Geoscience Programme (IGCP)  
International Lithosphere Program (ILP)  
International Geological Congress (IGC) 
Isotope Geology and Geochronology (TGIG)  

Task Groups

Task Group on Global Geoscience Professionalism (TGGGP)
  
Task Group on Geohazards (TGG)
       

Initiatives
Initiative on Forensic Geology (IFG)  

Member Countries
Adhering Members

Affiliated Organizations
Affiliated Organizations


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Executive Committee



President (2016-2020)

Prof. Dr. Qiuming CHENG
Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering
Department of Geography, York University.
4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario
CANADA M3J1P3
Tel: +1-416 7365245
Fax: +1-416 7365817

Founding Director, State Key Lab of Geological Processes and Mineral Resources,
China University of Geosciences
29 Xueyuan Rd, Beijing, 100083
388 Lumo Rd, Wuhan, 430074
CHINA
Tel: 86-10-82322133 (Beijing)
Tel: 86-27-67885096 (Wuhan)
Email: ;



Secretary General (2016-2020)
Prof. Dr. Stanley C. FINNEY
Department of Geological Sciences
California State University, Long Beach
CA 90840
USA
Email:



Treasurer (2016-2020)

Prof. Dr. Hiroshi KITAZATO
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology,
4-5-7 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8477
JAPAN
Tel: +81-3-5463-4053
Email: ;




Vice President (2016-2020)

Dr. Kristine ASCH
BGR - Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources
Unit Head Geological Information Systems and Maps
Stilleweg 2, 30655 Hannover
GERMANY
Tel: +49 (0) 511 643 -3324
Fax: 643 - 53 - 3324
Email:

 



Vice President (2016-2020)

Prof. William CAVAZZA
Dipartimento di Scienze Biologiche, Geologiche e Ambientali
Università di Bologna
Piazza di Porta San Donato 1,
40126 Bologna,
ITALY
Tel: +39 051 2094939
Fax: +39 051 2094904
Email:





Councillor (2016-2020)

Prof. Ben Mapani
University of Namibia
Department of Geology
Faculty of Science
340 Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue
Private Bag 13301
Windhoek
NAMIBIA
Tel: +264-61-206 3745
Email: ;





Councillor (2016-2020)

Mr. Edmund NICKLESS
Geological Society of London
Burlington House, Piccadilly,
London, W1J 0BG
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)20 7434 9944
Email: ;  




Councillor (2014-2018)
Amel BARICH
Instituto Andaluz de Ciencia de la Tierra - CSIC
Avda. Las PLameras
No. 4, Armilla
18100 Granada
SPAIN
Tel: +34-958-230000 ext 190032
Email: ;  




Councillor (2014-2018)

Prof. Stephen JOHNSTON
Professor - Tectonics
Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
Earth Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3
CANADA
Tel: +1 (587) 341-9438
Email:  


Councillor (2018-2022)
Dr. Silvia PEPPOLONI
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
via di Vigna Murata
605 - 00143, Rome
ITALY
Tel: 0039 06 51860805
Email:


Councillor (2018-2022)
Prof. Thierry MULDER
Université de Bordeaux
UMR 5605 EPOC
Allée Geoffroy SaintHilaire
33615 Pessac Cedex
FRANCE
Tel: 33-540008847
Email:


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International Geological Congress Committee

President IUGS -- Prof. Dr. Qiuming Cheng (IGCC Co-Chair)
E:  ;   

Co-President 36th IGC -- Dr. Shailesh Nayak (IGCC Co-Chair)  
E:

Co-President 36th IGC -- Dr. M. Raju (IGCC Observer) 
E: 

Secretary General 36th IGC -- Dr. Niranjan K Singh (IGCC Secretary General) 

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Secretary General 35th IGC -- Dr. Greg Botha
E:  

Co-President 35th IGC – Prof. Richard Viljoen  
E:  

President 34th IGC – Prof. Neil Williams
E:  

Secretary General IUGS – Prof. Stan Finney
E:  

Treasurer IUGS – Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Kitazato 
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Nominating Committee

"At each ordinary session of the Council, a Nominating Committee shall be appointed consisting of seven members, not more than three of whom, including the Past President, shall be members of the concurrent Executive Committee. The Chairman of the Committee shall be appointed by the Council. The Nominating Committee shall prepare a list of candidates as office bearers for election at the succeeding ordinary session of the Council." (Article 36, IUGS Statutes)

Elected by the 4th Ordinary Session of the IUGS/IGC Council meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, September 2016 (Amended):

NC Chair

Prof. Dr. Roland Oberhaensli (Germany)
Email:   


NC Members

Dr. Ruth Allington (UK)

Dr. Hernani A.F. Chaves (Brazil)

Prof. Dr. Dong Shuwen (China)

Dr. Marko Komac (Slovenia)

Dr. Read Brown M. Mapeo (Botswana)

Dr. Suzanne Y. O’Reilly (Australia)


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Publications Committee

The Committee for Publications shall review the publication policy of the Union and of its Commissions giving particular attention to the IUGS journal Episodes; shall examine all applications to the Executive Committee for funds involving publication, and advise on publication standards, methods and techniques in the presentation of geological results. (§40, IUGS Statutes)

Chairman

Chairman
Dr. Brian MARKER
40 Kingsdown Avenue
London W13 9PT
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +4420-8567-5946
Email:

Members
Prof. Dr. Stanley C. FINNEY
IUGS Executive Committee Member
Department of Geological Sciences
California State University, Long Beach
CA 90840
USA
Email:

Dr. Peter BOBROWSKY
IUGS Webmaster
Geological Survey of Canada
9860 West Saanich Road
P.O. Box 6000
Burnaby, British Columbia V8L 4B2
CANADA
Tel: +1-613-866-4333
Email:

Dr. Fareeduddin FAREEDUDDIN
Past Editor - Episodes
No. 63, 12th Cross
Basappa Layout
PO Box 1922, Gavipuram P.O.
Bangalore - 560 019, Karnataka
INDIA
Tel: +91-080-2242-293
Fax: +91-080-26613352
Email:

Prof. Dolores PEREIRA
Independent Member
Department of Geology
Plaza De la Merced s/n
Salamanca 37008
SPAIN
Tel: +34-923294498
Email:

Professor DAEKYO Cheong
Episodes 
Department of Geology
Kangwon National University
Gangwondaehaggil 1 Chuncheon
Kangwon-do, 24341
REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Tel: 82-33-250-8559
Mobile: 82-10-5371-7559 
Email:
Email:

 

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Strategic Implementation Committee

Chair 
Edmund NICKLESS
Former Executive Secretary, Geological Society of London
London, UK
 


Core Group Members 

Saleem ALI
Director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining at the
University of Queensland, Austrlia


Ray DURRHEIM
Senior Lecturer
University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
 

Damien GIURCO
Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
 

Pat LEAHY 
Executive Director, American Geosciences Institute
Alexandria, West Virginia, USA
 

Fabio MASOTTI
Director, Mineral Exploration, 
Vale, Brazil
 

Larry MEINERT
Program Coordinator, Mineral Resources Program, USGS
Reston, Virgnia, USA
 

Roland OBERHAENSLI
Professor of Mineralogy, University of Potsdam
Germany
 

John THOMPSON 
Chair, RFG2018 Steering Committee
Vancouver, Canada
 

Anjian WANG 
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences 
China
 

Neil WILLIAMS
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong
NSW 2522 Australia
 

 

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International Council for Science

The IUGS is a member of the International Council for Science (formerly the International Council of Scientific Unions). The International Council of Science (ICSU) promotes international and interdisciplinary cooperation among scientists working in all natural science disciplines.

Executive Director

Dr. Heide HACKMANN
Email:

President (2014 - 2017) 

Prof. Gordon MCBEAN
Email:  



GEOSCIENCE REPRESENTATIVES TO ICSU

International Council for Science (Executive Member)
President - ISPRS
Dr. Orhan ALTAN (Turkey)

Committee on Data for Science and Technology
Vacant

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
Prof. Carlo Alberto RICCI (Italy)

Priority Area Assessment on Capacity Building
Dr. Harsh GUPTA (India)

Committee on Space Research
Prof. Stuart MARSH (USA)

Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research
Dr. Enrico BONATTI (Italy)

Committee on Problems of the Environment
Vacant

Committee for the International Geosphere-Biosphere
Vacant


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Ad Hoc Review Committees

This Committee consists of a maximum of five persons, including up to two members from the Executive Committee. The external experts are eminent geoscientists in the field covered by the IUGS body that is to be reviewed. Hence, every ARC has a different composition of members. 

Ad Hoc Review Committees Terms of Reference



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Permanent Secretariat



IUGS Secretariat
Director of IUGS Secretariat 
Dr. HE Qingcheng 
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-6899-9634  
Fax: +86-10-8833-3290  
Mobile: +86-13901183838
Email:  

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Assistants


Executive Secretary
Mr. WANG Wei
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-8833-3287
Fax: +86-10-6831-0893
Email:


Secretary
Ms. LI Wei
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-6899-9619
Fax: +86-10-6831-0893
Email:  


Secretary
Ms. GU Yanfei
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-6899-9619
Fax: +86-10-6831-0893
Email:


Secretary
Ms. XU Yaqi
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-6831-0893
Fax: +86-10-6831-0893
Email:


IT Specialist
Mr. CHEN Zhu
Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
26 Baiwanzhuang Road
Xicheng District
Beijing 100037
CHINA
Tel: +86-10-8833-3290
Fax: +86-10-6831-0893
Email:



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Episodes



IUGS Quarterly Scientific Journal
Episodes Editor
Professor DAEKYO Cheong
Department of Geology
Kangwon National University
Gangwondaehaggil 1 Chuncheon
Kangwon-do, 24341
REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Tel: 82-33-250-8559
Mobile: 82-10-5371-7559 
Email:
Email:

 

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Geoscience Education, Training & Technology Transfer (COGE)

Chairman
Prof. Chris KING 
Keele University
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:  

Secretary/Treasurer
Prof. Ian CLARKE
University of Suth Australia
AUSTRALIA 
Email:


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 International Commission on Geoheritage (ICG)

Commission Chairman
Dr. Björn SCHOUENBORG  
Email:

Commission Secretary General 
Prof. Kevin PAGE
Email:

Subcommission on Geoheritage Sites and Collections 

Chair
Prof. Patrick de WEVER
Géologie, Dept Histoire de la Terre
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
43 rue Buffon F-75 005 Paris Cedex 05
FRANCE
Tel: +33 01 40 79 34 82
Email:

Secretary General
Prof. Kevin PAGE
School of Geography,
Earth and Environmental Science,
Plymouth University, Drake Circus,
Plymouth PL4 8AA
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:  

Officers

Pending

Subcommission on Heritage Stone 

Chair
Dr. Björn SCHOUENBORG  
Materials Department
SP Swedish National Testing and Research Institute
Box 857 SE-501
16 Boras
SWEDEN
Email:  

Secretary General
Prof. Dolores PEREIRA
Dept. of Geology,
Plaza de la Merced s/n,
University of Salamanca,
37008 Salamanca,
SPAIN
Tel:  +34-923294498 
Email:

Officers

Barry COOPER (Australia)
Brian R. PRATT (North America)
Maria Heloisa Barros de OLIVEIRA FRASCA (South America)
Piero PRIMAVORI (Europe)
Fareeduddin FAREEDUDDIN (South Asia)
Adichat SURINKUM (East Asia) 
Phil PAIGE-GREEN (Africa)

 

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History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO)

President
Prof. Barry J. COOPER
School of Natural & Built Environments 
University of South Australia
(Mawson Lakes Campus) 
GPO Box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001
AUSTRALIA
Email:  

Secretary General
Marianne KLEMUN 
Department for History (Institut für Geschichte)
University of Vienna (Universität Wien)
Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien
AUSTRIA
Email:  

Editor
Prof. William R. BRICE
116 Luna Lane
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
15904-3068
USA
Tel: +1-814-269-3950
Email:

Past-President
Prof. Kenneth TAYLOR
Department of the History of Science
University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK 73019-0315 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Email:   

Vice Presidents
Prof. Luz Fernanda AZUELA (Latin America)
Instituto de Geografia
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Circuita Exterior s/n
Ciudad Universitaria
04510 Mexico D.F.
MEXICO
Email:

Prof. Stephen ROWLAND (North America)
Department of Geoscience
Box 454010
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010
USA
Tel: +1-702-895-3625
Email:

Prof. Ezio VACCARI (Europe)
Dipartimento di Informatica e Comunicazione
Universita dell'Insubria
Via Mazzini 5
21100 Varese
ITALY
Tel: 39-332-218-940
Email:

Dr. Michiko YAJIMA (Asia)
#901
6-2-10, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-0033
JAPAN
Tel: 81-3-3812-7039
Email:

Dr. Michael JOHNSTON (Australasia & Oceania)
395 Trafalgar Street
Nelson,
NEW ZEALAND
Email:  


Ex Officio ('Episodes' Coordinator)
Dr. Karen S. Cook
1534 Rhode Island Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
USA
Email:


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Geoscience Information (CGI)

Chairperson
François ROBIDA
3, Av. Claude Guillemin
BRGM
BP 36009, F-45060 Orléans Cedex
FRANCE
T: +33 238 64 3132
F: +33 238 64 3840
Email:

Co-Secretary General
Dr. ZHANG Minghua
Director of Geoinformation and Engineering
Development Research Center
China Geological Survey
45 Fuwai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100037, P. R. China
Tel: +86 10 58584620
Email: zminghua@mail.cgs.gov.cn

Co-Secretary General 
Kombada MHOPJENI  
Chief Geologist, Regional Geoscience Division
Geological Survey of Namibia
1 Aviation Road, 
Windhoek, 
Namibia
Tel: +264-(0)61-284-8101
Email: kkmhopjeni@mme.gov.na

Treasurer
Dr. Robert TOMAS
European Commission - DG Joint Research Centre
Unit H06 - Digital Earth and Reference Data
Via Enrico Fermi 2749
I-21027 Ispra (VA)
ITALY
Tel.: +39 0332 78 5426
Fax: +39 0332 78 6369
Email:

Officers
Dr. Gabriel ASATO
GIS Unit - SEGEMAR
Email:

Kazuhiro MIYAZAKI (Japan)
Orgenic Processes Research Group
Email: kazu-miyazaki@aist.go.jp

David PERCY (USA)
Portland State University
Email:

Oliver RAYMOND (Australia)
Geoscience Australia
Email:


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International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS)

Commission Chair
David A.T. HARPER
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:

Vice Chair
Brian T. HUBER
USA
Email:

Secretary General
Phil GIBBARD
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:

Quaternary Subcommission
Dr. Martin HEAD
CANADA
Email:

Neogene Subcommission
Isabella RAFFI
ITALY
Email:

Paleogene Subcommission
Simonetta MONECHI
ITALY
Email:

Cretaceous Subcommission
Maria Rose PETRIZZO
ITALY
Email:

Jurassic Subcommission
Stephen HESSELBO 
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:

Triassic Subcommission
Mark HOUNSLOW
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:

Permian Subcommission
SHEN Shuzhong
CHINA
Email:

Carboniferous Subcommission
WANG Xiangdong
CHINA  
Email:

Devonian Subcommission
John E.A. MARSHALL  
UNITED KINGDOM
Email:

Silurian Subcommission
Petr ŠTORCH
CZECH REPUBLIC   
Email:

Ordovician Subcommission
Andre DRONOV
RUSSIA    
Email:

Cambrian Subcommission
Loren E. BABCOCK   
USA
Email:

Ediacaran Subcommission
XIAO Shuhai
USA
Email:

Cryogenian Subcommission
Graham SHIELDS-ZHOU
UNITED KINGDOM 
Email:

Precambrian Subcommission
Bruce EGGLINGTON
CANADA  
Email:

Stratigraphic Classification
Werner Piller
AUSTRIA  
Email:


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Isotope Geology and Geochronology (TGIG)

Chair
Dr. Igor M. VILLA
Leader, Isotope Geology and Geochronology
Institut für Geologie
Baltzerstrasse 3
CH 3012 Bern
SWITZERLAND
Tel:+41 31 631 8777
Fax: +41 31 631 4988
Email:

Secretary General
Dr. Paul R. RENNE
Leader, Isotope Geology and Geochronology
Berkeley Geochronology Centre
2455 Ridge Road
Berkeley
Berkeley CA 94709
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tel: +1 510 644 9200
Fax: +1 510 644 9201
Email:

IUPAC Members
Prof. Mauro BONARDI
Dr. Paul DEBIEVRE
Dr. Alex FAJGELJ
Dr. Norman HOLDEN

IUGS Member
Dr. Dunyi LIU


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International Geoscience Programme (IGCP)

IGCP Secretariat
Dr. Margarete PATZAK
Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences
UNESCO
1, rue Miollis
75732 PARIS Cedex 15
FRANCE
Tel: +33 (0)1 45 68 41 18
Fax: +33 (0)1 45 68 58 22
Email:
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International Lithosphere Program (ILP)

President
Prof. Dr. Sierd CLOETINGH
Tectonics Department Faculty of Earth Sciences
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 1085
1081 HV Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS
Tel: +31 20 598 7341
Fax: +31 20 598 9943
Email:

Secretary General
Dr. Magdalena SCHECK-WENDERORTH 
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Telegrafenberg C4
D-14473 Potsdam
GERMANY
Tel: +49-331-288-1345
Fax: +49-331-288-2825
Email:

Executive Secretary
Dr. Alexander RUDLOFF
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Telegrafenberg
DE 14473 Potsdam
GERMANY
Tel: +49 331 288-1069
Fax: +49 331 288-1002
Email:


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International Geological Congress (IGC)

President 36th IGC
Dr. Shailesh Nayak
INDIA
Email:

Website: http://36igc.org/index.php

Secretary General 36th IGC
Dr. Niranjan K Singh 
INDIA
E:   

Website: http://36igc.org/index.php


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Global Geochemical Baselines (GGB)

Co-Chair
Dr. Xueqiu WANG
UNESCO International Centre on Global-scale Geochemistry
84 Jinguang Road, Langfang
Hebei 06500
CHINA
Tel: +86-316-2267629
Fax: +86-316-2212744
Email:

Co-Chair
Dr. David B. SMITH
USGS
Mailstop 973 - Denver Federal Center
Denver, Colorado 80225,
USA
Tel: + 1 303 236 1849
Fax: + 1 303 236 1425
Email:

Secretary
Dr. Patrice de CARITAT
Geoscience Australia
Resources Division Department
Canberra
AUSTRALIA
Fax: +61 2 6249 9971
Tel: +61 2 6249 9378
Email:

Treasurer 
Dr. Alecos DEMETRIADES
Athens
GREECE
Email:


  Task Group on Global Geoscience Professionalism (TGGGP)

 

Chair
Eur Geol Ruth ALLINGTON, C.Geol, C.Eng, (UK)
Senior Partner
GWP Consultants LLP
Upton House, Market Street
Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3PJ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1608 810374
Fax: +44 (0)1608 810093 
Email:  

Vice Chair
Barbara H. MURPHY, RG, CPG. (USA)
Senior Geologist
CLEAR CREEK ASSOCIATES
6155 E. Indian School Road #200
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
USA
Tel: 480-659-7131
Fax: 480-659-7143
Email:  

Secretary
Oliver BONHAM, P.Geo (Canada)
Chief Executive Officer/Chef de la direction
Geoscientists Canada/Géoscientifiques Canada
200- 4010 Regent St, Burnaby, B.C.,
Canada  V5C 6N2
Tel: 604-412-4888
Fax: 604-889-3529  
Email:  

Treasurer
Dr. Isabel M FERNANDEZ FUENTES, EurGeol, (Belgium)
Executive Director
European Federation of Geologists
Rue Jenner 13, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
c/o Belgium  Geological Survey
Tel: +32(0)2 7887636
Fax: +32(0)2 6477359
Email:  

Officers
Andrew WALTHO, RPG (Australia)
Chief Geologist - Energy & Minerals
Project Generation Group, Exploration
Rio Tinto
123 Albert St Brisbane 4000, Australia
GPO Box 391 Brisbane 4001 Australia
Tel : +61 (0) 7 3625 5097
Fax: +61 (0) 7 3625 3001
Email:

Dr. Osvaldo ARCE BURGOA, Geo. Eng. (Bolivia)
Project Manager,
Castillian Resources
La Paz, Frederico Suazo 1673
Bolivia
Tel: +591 (2) 2310918
Fax: +591-2-2318277
Email:

Ed SWINDELL, Pr.Sci.Nat (South Africa)
Mineral Resources Manager - Manganese
BHP Billiton Manganese
6 Hollard Street
Marshalltown, Johannesburg. 2000
Tel: +27 11 376 3342
Email:

 

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Task Group on Geohazards (TGG)

Chairman
Yasukuni Okubo
JAPAN
Email:

Vice-Chair
Prof. Yukiro Ogawa
JAPAN
Email:

Vice-Chair 
Prof. Yildirim Dilek 
USA
Email:

Secretary General 
Dr. Kazuhisa Goto 
JAPAN
Email:  

Treasurer 
Dr. Kyosuke Onishi 
JAPAN
Email:  


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Tectonics and Structural Geology (TECTASK)

Chairman
Prof. Alison ORD
Centre for Exploration Testing (CET)
The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway
Crawley WA 6009
AUSTRALIA
Tel: +618-6488-2260
Mobile: +61-41-993-1276
Website: http://www.cet.edu.au/about-us/a-z-staff-profiles/aliso-ord
Email: 

Vice Chairman
Prof. Manuel SINTUBIN
Geodynamics & Geofluids Research Group
Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Celestijnenlaan 200E - Box 2410
BE-3001 Leuven
BELGIUM
Tel: +32 (0) 16 32 64 47
Tel: +32 (0) 16 32 78 00
Mobile: + 32 (0) 496 50 25 79
Website: https://perswww.kuleuven.be/manuel_sintubin/
Email: 

Treasurer
Prof. Elena DRUGUET
Departamento de Geologia
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)
SPAIN
Tel: +34-93-581-1163
Fax: +34-93-581-1263
Website: http://webs2002.uab.es/suab85w/elenadrugueteng.htm
Email:

Secretary General
Dr. Hermann LEBIT
Worldwide Exploration Marathon Oil Company
5555 San Felipe
Houston, TX 77056-2725
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tel: +1 713 296 2698
Fax: +1 713 296 4310
Email:



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Initiative on Forensic Geology (IFG)

Chairman
Dr. Laurance DONNELLY
ARUP
6th FLoor, 3 Piccadilly Place
Manchester, M1 3BN
UNITED KINGDOM
Mobile: +44 (0)7970 038 236
Email:

Vice Chair
Prof. Rob FITZPATRICK
CSIRO, AUSTRALIA
Email:

Treasurer
Prof. Lorna DAWSON
The Hutton Institute, SCOTLAND
Email:

Secretary
Ms. Marianne STARN
California Department of Justice, USA
Email:

Webmaster/Information Office
Dr. Elisa BERGSLIEN
Buffalo State College, USA
Email:

Geoforensic Law Enforcement Adviser
Commander Mark HARRISON, MBE
Australia Federal Police, Canberra, AUSTRALIA
Email: contact Chair

FBI Adviser
Dr. Jordi WEBB
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) USA
Email: contact Chair

Training and Publications
Dr. Alistair RUFFELL
Queens University Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND
Email:

Communications
Dr. Jennifer MCKINLEY
Queens University Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND
Email:

Honorary Committee Member
Dr. Raymond MURRAY
Forensic Geologist, Montana, USA
Email:

Officer USA
Dr. Bill SCHNECK
Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, USA
Email:

Officer Latin America
Mr. Carlos Molina GALLEGO
Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forense, Bogota, COLOMBIA
Email:

Officer Europe
Ms. Rosa Maria Di MAGGIO
Geoscienze Forensi Italia formerly Servizio Polizio Scientifico, Roma, ITALY
Email:

Officer Russia
Dr. Olga GRADUSAVA, Dr. Ekaterina NESTERINA
Russian Federal Centre of Forensic Science, Ministry of Justice, Moscow, RUSSIA
Email: ;

Officer Middle East
Captain Ahmed Saeed Al KAABI
Abu Dhabi Police, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Email: contact Chair

Officer Japan and Asia
Ritsuko SUGITA
National Research Institute of Police Science, JAPAN
Email: ;

Officer Australia
Prof. James ROBERTSON
University of Canberra, Canberra, AUSTRALIA
Email:

Officer Pacific and Canada
Prof. Shari FORBES
University of Technology, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Email:

Officer Africa
Colonel Roger DIXON
Forensic Science Laboratory, South African Police Service, SOUTH AFRICA
Email:


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Affiliated Organizations

The following list identifies geoscience organizations that are affiliated with the IUGS. Where possible, the listing links to organizational web sites. Up-to-date information concerning the current officers, management, mailing addresses, and telephone and fax numbers can be found in the organizations' web site or the IUGS Directory.

African Association of Women in Geosciences
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Geosciences Institute
American Geophysical Union
Arab Geologists Association
Association internationale pour l'etude des argiles
Association of Applied Geochemists
Association of European Geological Societies
Association of Geoscientists for International Development
Balkan Geophysical Society
Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences
Carpathian Balkan Geological Association
Centre International pour la Formation et les Echanges Géosciences
Circum-Pacific Council for Energy and Mineral Resources
Commission for the Geological Map of the World  
Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programs in East and Southeast Asia
Deutsche Geologische Gesellschaft - Geologische Vereinigung 
Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust
Earth Science Matters
EuroGeoSurveys
European Association for the Conservation of Geological Heritage
European Association of Science Editors
European Federation of Geologists  
European Geoparks Network
European Mineralogical Union
Geochemical Society
Geological Association of Canada 
Geological Society of Africa
Geological Society of America
Geological Society of France
Geological Society of India 
International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment 
International Association for Geoethics 
International Association for Mathematical Geosciences
International Association for Promoting Geoethics 
International Association of Geochemistry
International Association of Geomorphologists
International Association of Hydrogeologists
International Association of Sedimentologists  
International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits
International Consortium on Landslides
International Federation of Palynological Societies
International Geoscience Education Organisation
International Medical Geology Association
International Mineralogical Association
International Palaeontological Association  
International Permafrost Association
International Society for Rock Mechanics
International Society of Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering
Italian Federation of Earth Sciences
National Groundwater Association
The Meteoritical Society
Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
Society for Sedimentary Geology
Society of Economic Geologists
Young Earth Scientists Network (YES)