Rahul Sharma

Atlantic Geoscience Society

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Membership  179 Members
Website  Official website
President  Prof Cliff Stanley
Atlantic Geoscience Society
Formation  April 11, 1972; 44 years ago (1972-04-11)
Headquarters  Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Atlantic Geoscience Society (AGS), or Société Géoscientifique de l'Atlantique, is a scientific association for earth scientists working or interested in the Atlantic provinces. The membership comprises professional geologists in industry and academia, students, and interested members of the public. The society is affiliated with the Geological Association of Canada, the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and is a member of the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences.


The society publishes the geological journal Atlantic Geology.

Recent presidents

The presidents since 2010:

  • 2010–2011: Grant Ferguson, Saint Francis Xavier University
  • 2011–2012: Jim Walker, Department of Natural Resources (New Brunswick)
  • 2012–2013: Elisabeth Kosters, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
  • 2013–2014: Grant Wach, Dalhousie University
  • 2014–2015: Cliff Stanley, Acadia University
  • Medals and awards

    The Atlantic Geoscience Society recognizes geological contributions with two individual awards:

  • Gesner Medal
  • Laing Ferguson Distinguished Service Award
  • Achievements at its annual colloquium are recognized with other awards:

  • Noranda Award for Best Student Presentation in Economic Geology
  • Rob Raeside Award for Best Undergraduate Student Poster
  • Graham Williams Award for Best Student Poster
  • Sandra Barr Award for Best Graduate Oral Presentation
  • Rupert MacNeill Award for Best Student Paper
  • References

    Atlantic Geoscience Society Wikipedia

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