Journal Board Terms of Reference

The Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth Systems Science (JSHESS) replaced the Australian Meteorology and Oceanography Journal (AMOJ) and covers the fields of Meteorology, climate, oceanography, hydrology and the land surface with a focus on the southern hemisphere.


To oversee the direction and performance of JSHESS


  • Dr. Bertrand Timbal, General Manager, Research Program, Bureau of Meteorology
  • Dr. Roger Dargaville, Senior Lecturer, Monash University (AMOS Representative)
  • Dr. Diana Greenslade, Principal Research Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology

The Board is supported by the Executive Officer, Dr. Catherine de Burgh-Day


The Journal Board is responsible for:

  1. Setting the strategic direction for JSHESS
  2. Appoint, review the performance of and if necessary change the make up of the JSHESS Editorial Board
  3. Monitoring performance of JSHESS, including publication timeliness and impact
  4. Ensuring that the Bureau of Meteorology fulfils its responsibilities as publisher of JSHESS.
  5. Review and set policies and procedures as required.

The Journal Board meets three-monthly, with capacity to meet by exception or out-of-session as required. The Editor-in-Chief and Editor are normally invited to such meetings.

Last updated 14 July 2020