The Geological Society offers grades of membership for every stage of your career, from student to retirement. Find out about the benefits of membership, and how we can help you achieve and maintain Chartered status.
Information about the Geological Society’s internationally acclaimed books and journals for authors, editors, librarians and readers. Order publications, find out about the Lyell Collection and read guidelines for preparing a paper or submitting a book proposal.
Discover and access geoscience information resources via one of the world’s premier Earth science libraries. Search our collection of printed books, maps and journals, e-journals, internet resources, bibliographic databases and archives.
Search the events calendar for forthcoming conferences and events, and view past meeting resources. Enquire about room hire and conference facilities at Burlington House.
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Geoscientist is the Fellowship magazine of the Geological Society: with news about science, people, the Society, features, reviews, opinion, letters and forthcoming events. All this, and more, can be found sooner here, in our online version.
Information on our Specialist and Regional groups, Joint Associations and Networks. Keep up to date with activities, news and events and find out how Fellows can get involved.
The Geological Society of London is the UK national society for geoscience, providing support to over 10,000 members in the UK and overseas. Founded in 1807, we are the oldest geological society in the world.
The UK Government has published a White Paper following a review of the siting process for a geological disposal facility for radioactive waste. The Society has issued a short statement on the White Paper.
William Smith county maps are now available from our Online Bookshop.
Choose from individual 53x62cm prints of 20 counties originally published between 1819 & 1824.
The Library is selling second-hand books, papers, CD-Roms & maps.
Please visit the sale page for a list of titles.
A week to raise awareness of geological Heritage sites throughout the UK.
Contact us to get involved if you have an idea for an activity, event
Aimed at policy and decision-makers as well as the wider public, 'Geology for Society' outlines the importance of geology to our society.
Read the addendum to the original Climate Change Statement. The working group concluded that the original statement continues to be valid and does not need to be amended. Instead the working group produced an addendum setting out new research findings relevant to the questions raised in the original statement.
Visit our online resource, aimed at students aged 14 - 16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.
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If you missed a lecture or want to watch one again you can find all of our lectures online. You can also view each lecture live as a webcast on the day of the event.
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