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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


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

**IUGS Secretary General 4 Year Report**  
Quadrennial Report to Council (Posted 04.07.2016)  

**IUGS Executive Committee Nominations**    
2016-2020 Slate of Candidates (Posted 14.06.2016)

**IUGS EC Nominations Statements**  
CV and Positions for EC Candidates (Posted 17.06.2016)       

**35th IGC Circular Number 4**  
Cape Town, South Africa (Posted 17.06.2016)  

Report of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake   
IUGS report (Posted 30.07.2016)    

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

IUGS RFG2018 website now live   
Vancouver, BC, Canada 2018 conference (Posted 07.03.2016)   
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)