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Find Your Science at GSA
Any one or more of the following:
•  Bachelor's degree in geology or a related field (i.e., any physical or biological sciences, or other disciplines such as engineering or geography);
Equivalent training through practical experience;
Employment in geological work; or
Teaching geology at the college level (join as a K-12 teacher if you teach at the non-college level).
After 25 years of membership and age 65, professional members move to Senior Member/Fellow status, entitling them to reduced dues. After 30 years of membership and age 70, dues and Division memberships are waived for life.


Renew your membership by 15 December and SAVE 15% off dues (applies to members in “high income” countries only).


Not a GSA member? Join now
and get an extended membership through December 2016.


Membership Dues:
Membership term is based on the calendar year.
$75  Dues
If residing in and a citizen of a country/territory whose economy is classified other than “high-income” by World Bank, dues are reduced. [details]
Professional geologists at work

GSA for Geoscience Professionals

Be part of the community that is shaping the future of earth science!

Enjoy member-only savings at GSA events.

Lifelong Learning with the Geoscience Community

GSA's Annual Meeting attracts more than 6,000 attendees across all disciplines to participate in a high energy science exchange. Technical sessions, field trips, short courses, exhibits, networking opportunities, and more offer something for everyone. GSA Section Meetings present similar experiences at a more intimate regional level. Organized by member for members, these gatherings are ideal for connecting with long-standing friends and new-found colleagues.

Join any number of GSA's 18 specialty Divisions for more focused opportunities and indulge your professional interests.

Member-only discounts

… on all GSA journals, books, maps & charts, special papers, and more.

GSA Publications Cover What's Hot in the Geosciences

Included With Membership:
GSA Journals
Member Discounts:

Shape the Future of the Geosciences

Publish your research through peer-reviewed journals and other publications for worldwide circulation and exposure. GSA's online abstract services offer the opportunity to publish and present your research at GSA's Annual and Section Meetings.

Be informed about government and policy issues that affect the geoscience community. Participate in the development of GSA position papers, congressional visits days, and grassroots activism.

Share your invaluable experience by mentoring students as they embark on a career in the geosciences.

Give back to the geosciences by supporting research, educational programs, and public outreach efforts through contributions to the GSA Foundation.

GSA Affinity Relationships




Renew your membership by 15 December and SAVE 15% off dues (applies to members in "high income" countries only). Not a GSA member? Join now
and get an extended membership through December 2016.