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The Science and Technology Committee engages the scientific and technological communities in the development, implementation and use of a sustained GEOSS in order to ensure that GEO has access to sound scientific and technological advice.
Enable GEO to make decisions on best available and sound scientific and technological advice, through the solicitation of input from a broad, trans-disciplinary scientific and technological community
Ensure scientific and technological integrity and soundness of GEO Annual Work Plans.
Monitor and review output and deliverables of GEO Annual Work Plans.
In collaboration with GEO Members and participating organizations, and through transparent processes, identify individual experts and groups to participate in GEO working groups.
Facilitate linkages and partnership with major relevant international research programmes as well as organizations willing to contribute to GEO activities.
Australia - Stuart Minchin, Research Director (Environmental Observation and Landscape Science), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Land and Water, Black Mountain Laboratories
EuroGeoSurveys - Luca Demicheli, Secretary General, EuroGeoSurveys
Germany - Jörn Hoffmann, D-GEO Secretariat, German Aerospace Center
Italy - Stefano Nativi, Coordinator - Earth and Space Science Informatics Laboratory, Istituto di Metodologie per l'Analisi Ambientale (IMAA), National Research Council (CNR), Italian Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology
South Africa - Imraan Saloojee, Director: Earth Observations, Department of Science and Technology (DST)
United Kingdom - Stuart Marsh, Head, Spatial Geoscience Technologies, British Geological Survey (BGS)
United States - Pai-Yei Whung, Chief Scientist, Office of the Science Advisor, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The GEO Secretariat Expert Staff supporting the Science and Technology Committee are: Douglas Cripe and Francesco Gaetani