• Organization TypeAssociation
  • Founded1871

Geological Society of Sweden

Geologiska föreningen is a Swedish non-profit, voluntary society whose purpose is to call attention to and help support geology and the earth sciences. The society has a long and proud history. It was started 136 years ago (1871) and was called "Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm" (the Geological Society of Stockholm). Today, they have about 600 members that include professionals as well as amateurs with a general interest in earth science. The society is responsible for two publications, the scholarly journal GFF, and the Swedish-language, popular geology magazine called Geologiskt forum. Additionally, the society supports and arranges conferences on different geologic themes, and they have honorary prizes that are awarded to members and non-members for their service and contributions to the profession.
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