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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
GSL is partnering with Figshare to improve data discovery & use.
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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:
Find out about our programme of lectures for 2016. Or watch previous lectures in the past meeting resources.
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