Joint Publications Committee

The duties of the JPC concern the oversight of the journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, which is jointly sponsored by the Geochemical Society and the Meteoritical Society. This includes approval of associate editors, reviewing the state of the journal, negotiating publishing contracts, mediation between authors and Executive Editor, and the like. MS Council and/or GS Board may request input or a report from the JPC on a matter related to the publication of GCA.

Title / TermNameInstitution, Country
01/2017 - 12/2019
Thorsten Kleine University of Muenster, Germany
01/2017 - 12/2019 Mark Rehkamper  Imperial College London, UK
01/2017 - 12/2019 Jisun Park CUNY Kingsborough, USA
01/2018 - 12/2020 Tina van De Flierdt Imperial College London, UK
01/2019 - 12/2021 Rosemary Hickey-Vargas Florida International University, USA
01/2019 - 12/2021 Alex Ruzicka Portland State University, USA


Ex-Officio Members

Four additional ex-officio members of the Joint Publications Committee shall consist of the GS President, MS President, GCA Executive Editor, and Meteoritics and Planetary Science Executive Editor.

Title / TermNameInstitution, Country
GS President
(01/2018 - 12/2019)
Roberta Rudnick University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
MS President
(01/2019 - 12/2020)
Meenakshi Wadhwa Arizona State University, USA
Meteoritics Executive Editor
(01/2003 to date)
Timothy Jull University of Arizona, USA
GCA Executive Editor
(01/2019 to present)
Jeff Catalano Washington University in St. Louis, USA