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Sister Societies

AAPG - American Association of Petroleum Geologists - reciprocity agreement

AASG - Association of American State Geologists

AASP - American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists

AEG - Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists

AESE - Association of Earth Science Editors

AGI - American Geosciences Institute - Geoscience for America's Critical Needs - Invitation to a National Policy Dialogue (2016) pdf

AGU - American Geophysical Union

AIH - American Institute of Hydrology

AM - American Mineralogist

ASBOG - National Association of State Boards of Geology
(Includes PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS CANDIDATE HANDBOOK that has sample questions and answers for national examination).

AusIMM - Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy

AWG - Association for Women Geoscientists

CCPG - Geoscientists Canada

CMS - Clay Minerals Society

CUR - Council on Undergraduate Research-Geology Division

EFG - European Federation of Geologists (application form pdf formatWord Perfect format, or Word format)
EFG Members: Belgium-Luxembourg, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia , Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom. Associated Members: Canada, USA

GIS - Geoscience Information Society

GSA - Geological Society of America

GSL - The Geological Society of London - (Application form pdf or doc)

IGI - The Institute of Geologists of Ireland - Application and additional information about IGI

MSA - Mineralogical Society of America

NABGG - National Association for Black Geologists and Geophysicists

NAGT - National Association of Geoscience Teachers

ASBOG - National Association of State Boards of Geology

NCSL - National Conference of State Legislatures

NGWA - National Ground Water Association

NMA - National Mining Association

NSPE - National Society of Professional Engineers

NSS - National Speleological Society

PRI - Paleontological Research Institution

Planet Earth - Earth Sciences for Society

RMAG - Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists

SEcG - Society of Economic Geologists

SEPM - Society for Sedimentary Geology

SExG - Society of Exploration Geophysicists

SIPES - Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists

SME - Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc.

SSA - Seismological Society of America

SSSA - Soil Science Society of America

TSOP - The Society for Organic Petrology


The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) was founded in 1963 to certify the credentials
of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the profession.

AIPG represents the professional interests of all practicing geoscientists in every discipline.
It's advocacy and efforts are focused on the promotion of the role of geology and geologists in society.