Useful geoscience information links

International Professional Organisations
International Council for Science (ICSU) www.icsu.org
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) www.iugs.org
International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) www.iamg.org
International and National Standards Bodies and Data Sharing Collaborations
OneGeology www.onegeology.org
Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) www.opengeospatial.org
ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology (ICSU-CODATA) www.codata.org
ICSU World Data System www.icsu-wds.org
Commission for the Geological Map of the World (CGMW) www.ccgm.org
International Geoscience Programme (ICGP) www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/earth-sciences/international-geoscience-programme/
IUGS International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS) www.stratigraphy.org
GEO Group on Earth Observations www.earthobservations.org
Digital Map Standards Working Group (DIMAS) www.geology.cz/dimas
Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) inspire.ec.europa.eu/
Australia/NZ Government Geoscience Information Committee www.geoscience.gov.au
Solid Earth and Environment Grid, Australia (SEEGRID) www.seegrid.csiro.au
Geoscience Information in Africa (GIRAF) www.giraf-network.org
US Geoscience Information Network (USGIN) usgin.org
US National Geologic Map Database Project (NGMDB) ngmdb.usgs.gov/Info
Digital Mapping Techniques (DMT) workshops ngmdb.usgs.gov/Info/dmt
National and Provincial Geological Surveys
Global directory of geological surveys (maintained by the Geological Survey of Japan) www.gsj.jp/information/gsj-link/dir/index.html
EuroGeoSurveys www.eurogeosurveys.org
Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Applied geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC) www.sopac.org
Association of American State Geologists (AAGS) www.stategeologists.org
Geoscience Information Consortium (GIC) www.g-i-c.org
Other Research Agencies and Resources
CSIRO Exploration and Mining (Australia) www.csiro.au/en/Research/MRF