Soil System Sciences

Upcoming EGU elections

Photo by Sue Voice.

The EGU Election Autumn 2013 for the next EGU President/Vice-President and General Secretary will take place between 01 November – 01 December 2013.

You are kindly asked to propose a candidate to any vacancy by 30 September 2013. You are welcome and encouraged to nominate yourself. If you are nominating someone else, please get the candidate’s consent. Please have the information listed in the application form as well as a photograph available when you summit the application.

The elected president will be inaugurated as President-Elect (Vice-President) for one year term (2014-2015) during the plenary meeting of the next EGU General Assembly 2014. He/She will then serve as the Union President during two years (2015-2017) starting from the plenary meeting of the EGU General Assembly. Lastly, he/she will serve as the Past-President (Vice-President) for one more year (2017-2018).

The EGU General Secretary will be elected for two years (2014-2016). He/She will be inaugurated during the plenary meeting of the next EGU General Assembly 2014.


This post was originally published in G-Soil.

Antonio Jordán is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Seville and coordinator of the MED Soil Research Group. Antonio’s research focusses on rainfall-induced soil erosion processes, the effects of wildfires on soil properties and soil degradation in Mediterranean areas. He is an active members of the Soil System Sciences (SSS) Division of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), which coordinates the scientific programme on soil sciences.