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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 membership fees are waived for life.

Membership Dues: $100

Member term: One calendar year.
If you reside in and are a citizen of a country or territory whose economy is classified other than “high-income” by the World Bank, your dues will be reduced.

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  • GSA Today — This enduring science and news magazine features a hot topic science article, member news, and job listings. Members in countries other than “high income” receive GSA Today online.
  • GSA Connection — This monthly e-publication contains news and items of interest to members.
  • Geology — This is GSA's most-cited and widely read earth-science journal; with more than 20 thought-provoking articles each month.
  • GSA Bulletin — GSA's first earth-science journal publishes classical-style research papers in all disciplines.
  • Geosphere — This online-only journal covers all geoscience disciplines in a medium that accommodates animations and sound.
  • Lithosphere — This jounal focuses on tectonic processes at all scales that affect the crust and upper mantle.
  • Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (co-published by AEG and GSA)
  • Online Store: Books, maps & charts, special papers, and more.

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