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Geology Professional Societies
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Established in 1917, the AAPG is an international organization with the purpose "to foster scientific research, advance the science of geology, promote technology and inspire high professional conduct."
American Geophysical Union
The AGU started in 1919 by the National Research Council and operated as an affiliate of the National Academy of Sciences for 50 years. Now the Union is a nonprofit corporation promoting and advancing the geophysical sciences.
American Geosciences Institute
The AGI is a nonprofit federation of associations representing geologists and other earth scientists.
American Institute of Professional Geologists
Created in 1963, the AIPG is the promotes geology as a profession, with more than 6,000 members organized into 36 regional sections.
The American Quaternary Association
The AMQUA devoted to studying all aspects of the Quaternary Period.
Association of American State Geologists
The AASG represents the State Geologists of the US and Puerto Rico.
The Association of Applied Geochemists
Seeking advancement in the study and application of Geochemistry, the AAG was founded in 1970 as the Association of Exploration Geochemists.
The Geological Society of America
Founded in 1888, GSA is an international society with more than 24,700 members, providing access to essentials for professional growth for all earth scientists.
U of I Geology eResources
General Geology Online Resources