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Join a Community

When you first became an EOS major you joined our wonderful local community of fellow undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, and faculty.   Now think about joining the larger community of science-minded individuals in a field that interests you.

Click HERE to learn why membership in a scholarly community is so important.

Here is a list of important scientific societies, organizations, associations, and institutes within the fields of geosciences, oceanography, and atmospheric sciences.  Almost all of these provide special memberships and benefits to undergraduate students.   If, based on your interest, you are still unsure of which of these to join, talk to your adviser, professors, or a graduate student for insights.  Click on the links below for information.

American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
American Association of Zoos and Aquariums
American Avalanche Association
American Chemical Society
American Fisheries Society
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Hydrology
American Meteorological Society
American Society of Civil Engineers (Geo-Institute)
Association of Environmental and & Engineering Geologists
Association for Women Geoscientists
Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography
Association of Applied Geochemists
Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation
Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society
Geochemical Society
Geological Society of America
Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society
Hydrographic Society of America
Imaging and Geospatial Society
International Medical Geology Association
International Association of Hydrogeologists (US Chapter)
National Association of Black Geoscientists
National Association of Environmental Professionals
National Cave and Karst Research Institute
National Groundwater Association
National Speleological Society
Oceanography Society
Seismological Society of America
Society of Exploration Geophysicists
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts
Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration
Society for Sedimentary Geology
Soil Science Society of America
United States Permafrost Association


For Education-Minded Students

American Association of Physics Teachers
American Association of Chemistry Teachers
National Association of Biology Teachers
National Association of Geoscience Teachers
National Center for Science Education
National Earth Science Teachers Association
National Marine Educators Association
National Science Teachers Association


Honor Societies (may require nomination by a member)

Sigma Gamma Epsilon (The National Honor Society for the Earth Sciences)
Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Honor Society)