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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 June Newsletter (Posted 02.07.2015)

IUGS E-Bulletin #108  
One Hundred and Eighth electronic communication (Posted 08.06.2015) 

35th IGC - Cape Town, South Africa 
Second Circular (Posted 03.06.2015) 

Forensic Geology Initiative  
June Workshop in Italy (Posted 05.06.2015) 

EFG May Newsletter (Posted 26.05.2015) 

Tour de France 2015 
Geology and Geoheritage (Posted 13.05.2015) 

IUGS GEM Commission
Working Group MMS & GP Declaration (Posted 11.05.2015) 

IUGS Annual Meeting Minutes 
68th EC Meeting, Vancouver, Canada (Posted 04.04.2015) 

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) 
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) 

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)