Jan 2011 Bylaw Change Election
Bylaw Changes Approved Jan 2011
Repeal of Bylaw II.2.7: Resolutions may not be made binding on any ESIP if they would lead to specific obligations on that ESIP without its specific agreement. All binding resolutions shall be by unanimous consent of the entire Assembly. If unanimous consent on a particular course of action cannot be achieved, then the Assembly may either explicitly endorse multiple alternatives, or may "demote" the resolution to non-binding status.
Change of Definition of Type 1 ESIP: Category 1 ESIPs shall be primarily distributors of remotely sensed and ground-based data sets, as well as standardized products derived from those data.
Category 1 ESIPs shall be primarily stewards of Earth science and related data sets or its supporting information, as well as providers of standardized products derived from those data.