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About AOGS
 
Introduction
  About Us
  About AOGS Logo
  Structure
 
AOGS Constitution
   
Development of AOGS
   
AOGS Axford Medal
   
AOGS Honorary Members
   
General Election
  2015
   
Office Bearers
  2014 - 2015
  2013 - 2014
  2012 - 2013
  2011 - 2012
  2010 - 2011
  2009 - 2010
  2008 - 2009
  2007 - 2008
  2006 - 2007
  2005 - 2006
  2004 - 2005
   
Our Partners
 

About Us

What is AOGS?

Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) was established in 2003 to promote geosciences and its application for the benefit of humanity, specifically in Asia and Oceania and with an overarching approach to global issues.

Asia- Oceania region is particularly vulnerable to natural hazards, accounting for almost 80% human lives lost globally. AOGS is deeply involved in addressing hazard related issues through improving our understanding of the genesis of hazards through scientific, social and technical approaches.

AOGS holds annual conventions providing a unique opportunity of exchanging scientific knowledge and discussion to address important geo-scientific issues among academia, research institution and public.

Recognizing the need of global collaboration, AOGS has developed good co-operation with other international geo-science societies and unions such as the European Geosciences Union (EGU), American Geophysical Union (AGU), International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Japan Geo-science Union (JpGU), and Science Council of Asia (SCA).

Why AOGS?

Our mission is to promote geophysical science for the benefit of humanity in Asia and Oceania.

AOGS sees the region that stretches from Kashmir to Wellington as a hotbed filled with challenges and nascent potential.

Asia and Oceania currently holds the largest population, and is still rapidly developing.

There are unique scientific issues to discover and understand in a region that is more diverse than any other regions.