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About the IUGS

With 121 national members, the Union aims to promote development of the Earth sciences through the support of broad-based scientific studies relevant to the entire Earth system; to apply the results of these and other studies to preserving Earth's natural environment, using all natural resources wisely and improving the prosperity of nations and the quality of human life; and to strengthen public awareness of geology and advance geological education in the widest sense.

News and Information


EFG and Code of Ethics   
Position statement on sexual harassment (Posted 06.12.2016)  

IAPGeoethics Newsletter
Issue No. 5, 2016 (Posted 01.12.2016)  

IUGS E-Bulletin #125  
Highlights of IUGS activities in October (Posted 29.11.2016)  

EPISODES is Moving to Korea!    
Editorial management moves 1 December (Posted 26.11.2016) 

RFG Funding Available - Call for Proposals   
Deadline for proposal submissions 31 December (Posted 26.11.2016)   

IUGS E-Bulletin #124
Highlights of IUGS activities in September (Posted 25.11.2016)  

IUGS RFG2018 Call for Sessions Open Now      
Vancouver, BC, Canada 2018 conference (Posted 25.11.2016)  

EFG GeoNews   
Issue #11 for 2016 (Posted 25.11.2016)   

IUGS E-Bulletin #123   
Highlights of f IUGS activities in August (Posted 25.11.2016)  

IUGS RFG Second Open Call

RFG Second Open Call for Proposals (Posted 16.11.2016) 

New IUGS Executive Committee(2016-2020)
New IUGS Executive Committee Elected in Cape Town  (Posted 01.09.2016) 

Minutes of 69th EC meeting  
18-19 January 2016, Kunming,China (Posted 10.03.2016)      

2014 IUGS Flyer  (English)
A short explanation of the IUGS 

2014 IUGS Flyer (Spanish) 
A short explanation of the IUGS

2014 IUGS Flyer (Portuguese)
A short explanation of the IUGS 

2014 IUGS Brochure   
A more detailed explanation of the IUGS

IUGS leaflet Afrikaans 

IUGS leaflet Arabic 

IUGS leaflet Farsi

IUGS leaflet French 

IUGS leaflet Greek 

IUGS leaflet Hindi 

IUGS leaflet Italian 

IUGS leaflet Polish 

IUGS leaflet Sesotho  

IUGS leaflet Swahili 

IUGS leaflet Urdu  

IUGS leaflet Xhosa 

IUGS leaflet Zulu 

Benefits of IUGS Membership 
Summary of facts (2014) 

The INTERNATIONAL UNION OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization registered in the USA.

Federal TIN (IRS) = 521231783
DUNS Number = 653870014
In Care of Name = Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS)