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Earth Science Week


What is Earth Science Week?

Earth Science Week, the second full week in October, is an annual celebration of the contribution geoscience makes to society. The resolution to establish Earth Science Week was initiated by the Association of American State Geologists and was read into the Congressional Record in July 1998 by Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon.

Read the message from President Bill Clinton (2000) encouraging all Americans to participate in Earth Science Week activities.

GSA urges each of you to set aside at least one day during Earth Science Week to reach out to your community and promote the creation of a conscientious society committed to the responsible use of Earth and its resources. Write to your Elected Officials! GSA member participation in Earth Science Week activities will help implement GSA's goal to support geoscience in the service of society.