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Geological Society of America

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The Geological Society of America (GSA) is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to the advancement of the
geosciences. James Hall, James D. Dana, and Alexander Winchell
founded GSA in New York in 1888. As a descendent of the American
Association for the Advancement of Science, GSA is the first
enduring society for the geosciences in America. Headquarters
offices have been in Boulder, Colorado, since 1968. The
management of the Society's affairs is under the control of its
elected officers (Executive Committee and Council).

GSA is an expanding global membership society with more
than16,000 members in more than 85 countries. Twenty percent of
its members are students. The Society's primary activities are
organizing scientific meetings and conferences and publishing
scientific literature. Other activities include disbursing
research grants, operating an employment matching and interview
service, honoring outstanding scientific contributors with
medals and awards, assisting teachers in geoscience education,
and fostering public awareness of geoscience issues.


[Summary provided by GSA.]
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