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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

GeoNews #10/2017
Montly newsletter of the EFG - European Federation of Geologists (Posted 31.10.2017)

World's leading bodies of social and natural sciences to merge in 2018, becoming "International Science Council"
ICSU Press Release (Posted 27.10.2017)

IUGS E-Bulletin #135

October News Update from IUGS (Posted 13.10.2017)

ProGEO News
Issue #3 - 2017 (Posted 19.10.2017)

The Geological Society of London newsletter
Issue #317 (Posted 18.10.2017)

EFG Press Release
New website and new official video (Posted 13.10.2017)

IAPGeoethics Newsletter
Issue #3 - 2017 (Posted 27.09.2017)

INHIGEO Annual Record
n. 49 (Posted 26.09.2017)

IUGS E-Bulletin #134
September News Update from IUGS (Posted 19.09.2017) 

IUGS E-Bulletin #133
August News Update from IUGS: Special Issue on the IUGS Awards (Posted 19.09.2017)

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)