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. Peter May, Head of Research, Bureau of Meteorology
  • Associate Professor Todd Lane, University of Melbourne
  • Dr. Diana Greenslade, Principal Research Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology


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 six-monthly, nominally in August and February, with capacity to meet by exception or out-of-session as required. The Editor-in-Chief and Editor are normallyiinvited to such meetings.


July 2015 to February 2018 (reviewable).

Last updated 15 February 2017 by Keith Day