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Geological Society of America

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Organized 1888 as the American Geological Society, name changed 1889. "Established in 1888, The Geological Society of America provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry."

Official Website:
http://www.geosociety.org/

Location:
1888

Founding Date:
Boulder, CO

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John McPhee
Author
8-Mar-1931   Annals of the Former World
Joaquin Ruiz
Educator
1951   Science Dean, University of Arizona
James V. Taranik
Geologist
23-Apr-1940 21-Jun-2011 Desert Research Institute
Harold C. Urey
Chemist
29-Apr-1893 5-Jan-1981 Discovered Deuterium


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