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What AIPG Does

Professional Certification

Certifies geologists based on their competence, integrity and ethics.


Presents testimony and position papers to federal and state legislators and
agencies on matters affecting geologists and geologists’ employment opportunities.


Intervenes with regulatory boards and agencies on behalf of individual geologists, at the geologist’s request.


Publishes a quarterly magazine, The Professional Geologist (TPG). TPG provides a forum for discussion and dissemination of professional and scientific information in all areas of geology.
TPG is distributed to over 18,000 members, businesses, libraries, universities/colleges, and government agencies.


Provides access to liability insurance for errors and omissions, designed specifically for
geologists, and a full line of health, life and accident insurance.

International Comity

Through agreements with professional societies in other countries, provides access for
its Members to professional registration, certification, or chartered status in those countries.