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Website Maintenance

We are currently a operating a reduced service on the Geological Society website. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.



See our maintenance page for more information.

Burlington House

Big Bookshop Sale


The Online Bookshop Sale is on.

2 – 16 February 2016

Over 60 books on sale starting from £5 each. No need to login - use Speedy Checkout.


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London Lecture

17 February 2015

Free public lecture by Joe Cartwright on how mud volcanoes form and how methane is naturally vented to the oceans in large quantities.



Figshare Portal Launched

GSL is partnering with Figshare to improve data discovery & use.

Explore author supplementary material on our free-to-view portal.


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The Member area of our website - MyGSL - is currently unavailable. We apologise for the inconvenience and are working to have it back up shortly.

""Fellows: If you need assistance with your renewal please contact the Membership team on 020 7434 9944. For bookshop orders please call Publishing House on 01225 445046.

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2016 The Year of Water

There are now a number of events linked to the Year of Water. Take a look at what's coming up and find out more about our 'themed years'.


Already a Member? From renewing your membership to updating your address, find out what you can do on our website.


Schools Geochallenge & Early Career Awards 2016

Our Regional Groups run the heats for the National Schools Geology Challenge, aimed at A-level students, & the Early Career Geologist Award. The 2016 Final is on 25 April. Find out how to enter:


Geology for Society

Aimed at policy and decision-makers as well as the wider public, 'Geology for Society' outlines the importance of geology to our society.


Find out about our programme of lectures for 2016. Or watch previous lectures in the past meeting resources.

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