Be Part of the Community that is Shaping the Future of Earth Science

  • Stay current on the latest geoscience news and research
  • Take advantage of member-only discounts
  • Share the fun and adventure of earth science
  • Enjoy member-only savings at GSA events

Interact with the Worldwide Geoscience Community

  • GSA's Annual Meeting attracts more than 6,000 attendees to participate in a high energy science exchange. Field trips, technical sessions, exhibits, networking opportunities, and short courses offer something for everyone.
  • GSA Section Meetings present similar experiences at a more intimate regional level.
  • Join any number of GSA's 21 specialty Divisions for more focused opportunities.

GSA Affinity Relationships:

Journal of Geoscience Education GSA has partnered with the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) to offer GSA members a special discount for online access to the Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE).

Mappt Easily map and capture data offline in the field using your Android tablet or mobile phone. Mappt Standard also integrates with all major desktop GIS software.

GSA's Publications Cover What's Hot in the Earth Sciences

Included with Membership:

GSA Journals
  • Free online access to Geology.
  • Free online access to Geofacets
  • GSA Today — This enduring science and news magazine features a hot topic science article, member news, and job listings. Members in countries other than “high income” receive GSA Today online.
  • GSA Connection — This monthly e-publication contains news and items of interest to members.

Member Discounts:

  • Geology — This is GSA's most-cited and widely read earth-science journal; with more than 20 thought-provoking articles each month.
  • GSA Bulletin — GSA's first earth-science journal publishes classical-style research papers in all disciplines.
  • Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (co-published by AEG and GSA)
  • Online Store: Books, maps & charts, special papers, and more.

Support the Future of the Geosciences

  • Be informed about government and policy issues surrounding earth science that affect the community.
  • Support research, educational programs, and public outreach efforts through contributions to the GSA Foundation.

Earth-science enthusiasts


  • A person interested in geoscience but who does not have a degree in geology or related field.
  • A person who is neither professionally trained nor employed in geology or related field (i.e., any physical or biological sciences, or other disciplines such as engineering, or geography).
  • Not currently studying such science at the collegiate level.

Membership Dues:


Membership is based on the calendar year. Attend just one GSA meeting (section or annual), and the savings covers your annual dues!

Note: If you reside in and are a citizen of a country or territory with an economy classified as other than “high-income” by the World Bank, your dues are reduced.