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International Union of Geological Sciences
Type of Structure: organisation / agency
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: ICSU
Child Organisations: IGCP, NC-IUGS
Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

General information and objectives

Founded in 1961, the IUGS is one of the world's largest and most active non-governmental scientific organizations.The Union promotes and supports the study of geological problems of world-wide significance, and facilitates international and interdisciplinary cooperation in the earth sciences. A prominent member of the International Council of Scientific Unions, the IUGS has more than 110 national members.

For further details, link to the IUGS Home Page

Last update: 11/19/14
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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