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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


Message from new Secretary General (English) (Posted 15.08.2014) 
Message from new Secretary General (Spanish) 
Prof. José P. Calvo elected as SG of IUGS 

IUGS E-Bulletin #98
Ninety Eighth electronic communication (Posted 07.08.2014) 

GeoNews (August) 
European Federation of Geologists (Posted 06.08.2014) 

ProGEO News (Spring)
Issue No. 2 (Posted 11.07.2014) 

CGI Newsletter 
Issue 2 June (Posted 25.06.2014) 

AGID Newsletter 
67th Issue (Posted 19.06.2014) 

INHIGEO Circular (June) 
Issue 2014 Number 2 (Posted 19.06.2014)  
April 2014 Newsletter (Posted 23.04.2014) 

2014 IUGS Flyer 
A short explanation of the IUGS

2014 IUGS Brochure 
A more detailed explanation of the IUGS

Benefits of IUGS Membership 
Summary of facts (2014) 


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