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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


ProGEO News
2015 Issue No. 1 (Posted 17.04.2015) 

New GSL Book
Geodynamic Process - Chile/Argentina (Posted 02.04.2015) 

New GSL Book  
Geoheritage Stone (Posted 02.04.2015)

IUGS E-Bulletin #106
One Hundred and Sixth electronic communication (Posted 02.04.2015) 

World Conference on Disaster Reduction
Sendai, Japan (Posted 01.04.2015) 

IUGS and ICL Declaration
Sendai, Japan (Posted 01.04.2015)   

EFG Newsletter (Posted 25.03.2015) 
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

Benefits of IUGS Membership 
Summary of facts (2014)