International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP)
Comité international de pétrographie des charbons
Internationale Kommission für Kohlenpetrologie
Mezdunarodnyj Komitet po Petrologii Uglja
1953-06 Geleen Netherlands
Jun 1953, Geleen (Netherlands), at 1st meeting, following recommendations of 3rd Conference on Carboniferous Stratigraphy, 1951, Heerlen (Netherlands). Statutes adopted 1978; revised 1991 and 1999. Statutes written in accordance with UK law.
Ensure continuing international exchange of scientific information directly or indirectly related to organic petrology; develop international nomenclature on coal petrology and organic matter in sediments; develop and publish definitive descriptions and refine and standardize analytical methods in these fields; develop new applications in geology and industry.
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General Assembly (annual, 2 sessions at each Annual Meeting). Council, comprising: President; Vice President; General Secretary; Treasurer; Chairmen and Secretaries of Commissions; Editor of Newsletter. Executive Committee, consisting President, General Secretary and Treasurer. 'Commission 1' - General Coal and Organic Petrology; 'Commission 2' - Application of Coal and Organic Petrology to Geology, including Prospecting for Oil and Gas; 'Commission 3' - Application of Coal Petrology to Utilization. Thiessen Medal Award Committee.
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