Geology Organizations

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American Geological Institute

American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)

California Geological Survey

  • Earthquakes
    "...studies earthquakes to help Californians plan and build earthquake resistant communities. We record the strong ground motion from earthquakes, study the distribution of historic earthquakes and evaluate faults that are the source of earthquakes. We combine that information to prepare maps showing the potential for ground shaking, fault rupture, liquefaction and seismically induced landsliding."
  • Seismic Hazards Zonation Program
    Sections include: Zone Maps, Reports & GIS Data ; Laws and Guidelines ; Affected Cities and Counties ; Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment Maps ; Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones ; Seismic Hazards Mapping Bulletins.

Ice Age Floods Institute
"The Ice Age Floods Institute is a non-profit organization of citizens throughout Montana, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon who are committed to tell the story of the cataclysmic floods that swept across the Pacific Northwest thousands of years ago. Unique geologic features caused by these gigantic floods are apparent in water-scarred landscapes from Missoula, Montana to Astoria, Oregon and have significantly influenced present patterns of human and wildlife existence."

International Union of Geological Sciences

Mineralogical Society of America

National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)

University of Florida - Wetland Biogeochemistry Laboratory
"...promotes teaching, research and outreach activities on biogeochemical processes regulating the fate and transport of nutrients, metals, and toxic organics in wetland and aquatic ecosystems."


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