Economic Geology

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The journal, now published semi-quarterly, was first published in 1905 by the Economic Geology Publishing Company (PUBCO), a not-for-profit company established for the purpose of publishing a periodical devoted to economic geology. On the founding of SEG in 1920, a cooperative arrangement between PUBCO and SEG made the journal the official organ of the Society, and PUBCO agreed to carry the Society's name on the front cover under the heading "Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists". PUBCO and SEG continued to operate as cooperating but separate entities until 2001, when the Board of Directors of PUBCO and the Council of SEG, by unanimous consent, approved a formal agreement of merger. The former activities of the PUBCO Board of Directors are now carried out by a Publications Board, a new self-governing unit within SEG.

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The paper "Discovery, Geology, and Origin of the Fruta del Norte Epithermal Gold-Silver Deposit, Southeastern Ecuador" published in the August 2016 issue of Economic Geology is a landmark presentation focusing on the basic tools of the economic-exploration geologist: geologic mapping, sampling, and a creative analysis of the resulting data. With an emphasis on hands-on, practical exploration tools, this approach will motivate other field-oriented geologists to submit manuscripts for publication in the journal.

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Ken Brook in the field

Ken Brook (SEG 2007 M)
Desert Ventures, Inc.

SEG Editorial Board

NameLocationTerm StartTerm End
David R. CookeHobart, Australia20172021
Irene del Real ContrerasSantiago, Chile20172021
Anthony A. LongoWashoe Valley, Nevada20172021
Lucas J. MarshallVancouver, Canada20172021
Adam C. SimonAnn Arbor, Michigan20172021
Anthony E. Williams-JonesMontreal, Canada20172021
Regina M. BaumgartnerLima, Peru20182022
Zhaoshan ChangGolden, Colorado20182022
Cyril Chelle-MichouZurich, Switzerland20182022
Craig A. JohnsonDenver, CO20212022
Stephen J. PierceySt. Johns, Canada20182022
Andrew G. TomkinsMelbourne, Australia20182022
Antonio ArribasEl Paso, Texas20192023
Massimo ChiaradiaGeneva, Switzerland20192023
Sarah A. GleesonPotsdam, Germany20192023
Keiko HattoriOttawa, Canada20212023
David A. JohnMenlo Park, California20192023
Paul G. SpryAmes, Iowa20192023
Andreas AudetatBayreuth, Germany20202024
Alvaro P. CrostaCampinas, Brazil20202024
Simon M. JowittLas Vegas, Nevada20202024
Gleb S. PokrovskiToulouse, France20202024
David SelbyDurham, United Kingdom20202024
Elizabeth C. TurnerSudbury, Canada20202024
Anton ChakhmouradianWinnipeg, Manitoba20212025
Jonathan CloutierHobart, Australia20212025
Karen D. KelleyDenver, Colorado20212025
Christopher J. M. LawleyOttawa, Canada20212025
Katie McFallCardiff, United Kingdom20212025
Martin ReichSantiago, Chile20212025

SEG Editors

NamePositionTerm StartTerm End
Lawrence MeinertEconomic Geology Editor2008 
Mark D. HanningtonEconomic Geology Editor20012008
Marco T. EinaudiEconomic Geology Editor19952001
Brian J. SkinnerEconomic Geology Editor19691995
Alan M. BatemanEconomic Geology Editor19171969
J D. IrvingEconomic Geology Editor19051917
Alice BouleyManaging Editor
Laura DollGraphic Design
Myra L. HolmesAssistant Editor
Karen D. KelleyBook Review Editor
Mabel PetersonProduction Editor
Robert R. Seal, IIInteresting Papers Editor