geoscience special paper

 Geoscience  for the Public Good and Global Development

This publication offers an overview of the applications of the geosciences to sustainable development and geophilanthropic efforts worldwide, and offers advice to guide the creation of development projects.

Edited by Gregory R. Wessel and Jeffrey K. Greenberg


Geological organizations that promote sustainable global development:

Geology for Global Development:
Geoscientists Without Borders:
International Association for Promoting Geoethics:

Geological Associations:

American Association of Geographers:
American Association of Petroleum Geologists:
AASP – The Palynological Society:
American Geological Institute:
American Geophysical Union:
American Institute of Hydrology:
American Institute of Professional Geologists:
American Rock Mechanics Association:
Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography:
Association for Women Geoscientists:
Association of American State Geologists (with links to state surveys):
Association of Earth Science Editors:
Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists:
Clay Minerals Society:
Environmental & Engineering Geophysical Society:
Friends of Mineralogy:
Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers:
Geochemical Society:
Geological Association of Canada:
Geological Society of America:
Geological Society of Australia:
Geological Society of London:
Geoscience Information Society:
International Association of Hydrogeologists:
International Medical Geology Association:
Karst Waters Institute:
Mineralogical Society of America:
National Association of Black Geoscientists:
National Association of Geoscience Teachers:
National Association of State Boards of Geology:
National Cave and Karst Research Institute:
National Earth Science Teachers Association:
National Ground Water Association:
National Speleological Society:
Paleontological Research Institution:
Paleontological Society:
Seismological Society of America:
SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology):
Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration:
Society of Economic Geologists:
Society of Exploration Geophysicists:
Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists:
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology:
Soil Science Society of America:
The Society for Organic Petrology:
Volcanological Society of Japan:

Other helpful links:
Geoscience Australia:
British Geological Survey:
Geological Survey of Canada:
Servicio Geologico Mexicano:
U.S. Geological Survey:
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center:
Volcano Hazards Program at the USGS:
Cascades Volcano Observatory (USGS):