Resourcing Future Generations (RFG)
The IUGS Executive Committee appointed a New Activities Strategic Implementation Committee to scope a proposed initiative addressing the long-term goal for ensuring a supply of mineral, energy and water resources for the global society for the next century.
Documents related to this activity are posted here for archive purposes.
NASIC Committee Members
Updated as of April 2016
Episodes article by Lambert et al. (Vol. 36, No. 2)
IUGS Resourcing Future Generations Brochure
Update from IUGS Secretary General
Concept presentation by Secretary General and President
NASIC Report on RFG
Namibia RFG Workshop Full Report
Namibia RFG Workshop Executive Summary Report
The primary purpose of this White Paper is to stimulate discussion among academia, industry, national geological surveys and research funders and to invite comment. Please send your views by email to email@example.com or complete a short survey at http://tinyurl.com/Feedback-for-RFG
Consultation Paper PDF
Annual Report for 2015
RFG Call for Proposals Funding
RFG Second Call for Proposals Funding
Annual Report for 2016
RFG Publications published or submitted for publication in peer reviewed journals papers as at end 2017
ReSToRE 1 - Researching Social Theories, Resources, and Environment Summer School, University College Dublin, Ireland (1-5 July 2019)
UNESCO Lecture Series: Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society.
ReSToRE 2 - Researching Social Theories, Resources, and Environment Summer School, University College Dublin, Ireland (4-8 July 2022)
European SEG-SGA Student Chapter meeting, Geneva, Switzerland (13-16 September 2022)
ReSToRE 3 - International Summer Schools, University College Dublin, Ireland (1-5 July 2024)
- Download the announcement (pdf file)
UNESCO Lecture Series:
Earth Materials for a Sustainable and Thriving Society
ReSToRE 2 field excursion to Howth, Co Dublin. Prof John Walsh with an attentive audience (image iCRAG).
ReSToRE2 classroom discussion (image iCRAG).