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Dec 07

Call for papers: Big Data Advances in Exploration and Environment Geochemistry

Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA) is calling for papers to be submitted to
the above thematic collection.


Sep 23

EXPLORE 184 published - read about rapid hydrogeochemistry in the field using portable equipment and the current status of applied geochemistry in Mexico. You can download a copy here.

Jul 29

Open Position: Associate Professor of Critical Minerals - The University of Adelaide

- Lead Critical Minerals Research in a rewarding environment.

Jun 24

In Memory of our beloved colleague, Dr. Peter Winterburn. Dear colleagues, friends, applied geochemists and geoscientific community- it is with great sadness that we must inform you of the tragic loss of our friend and colleague Dr. Peter Winterburn, who passed away on June 21 in Chile, where he had recently moved back after many years away. We will sincerely miss our friend and our grief is great. We will always remember his important contribution to the development of our discipline. We offer our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Jun 13

The June 2019 issue of the EXPLORE newsletter has just been released!

Read about gold dispersion in transported cover sequences of Western Australia here.

Feb 20

New AAG Councillors that have been elected for 2019-2020: John Carranza, Patrice de Caritat, Dave Heberlein, Tom Meuzelaar, Renguang Zuo.

AAG is excited about their nomination, and grateful for their willingness to serve. Details for each new council member are provided in the bios below.

John Carranza

Patrice de Caritat

Jan 26

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in GeoEnvironmental Engineering, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2019.

The deadline for applications is February 22, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to

Dec 12

Exploration Geology short course. Theoretical foundations and practical training in mineral exploration geochemistry and geology, alteration geochemistry and ore interpretation. Uni Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.

Nov 14

Exploration Geochemistry Course:


Aug 04

AAG medals were presented at the AAG Gala dinner during the RFG Convention on June 20, 2018.

May 09

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Scott Wood, Dean of Science and Mathematics at North Dakota State University, has been appointed Chief Editor of Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA), from 1 August 2018.  GEEA is co-owned by the Geological Society of London (GSL) and the Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG) and published by the Geological Society Publishing House.  

May 08

RFG2018 Preliminary Program Released!


RFG2018 aims to provide participants with a program that will explore six vital and inter-related themes that are multidisciplinary in nature: the Earth, Energy, Minerals, Water, Resources and Society, and Education and Knowledge.

The four-day technical program has 1,500+ authors already committed to the conference, with 50% of the presenters from Canada and the other 50% from all other regions of the world. It’s a truly impressive cohort from a vast array of disciplines.

Apr 21

Students! Don't forget to check out AAG's resources for students, which includes analytical support, a student paper prize, and local AAG chapters. 

Feb 23

AAG invites members attending RFG 2018 to a Gala Dinner on Wednesday, June 20 for a truly one-of-a-kind experience, dining amongst the 50,000 inhabitants in the halls and galleries of the spectacular Vancouver Aquarium.

Jan 22

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen's University is currently advertising two faculty positions: Applied Isotope Geochemist and Site Investigation for Geology & Geological Engineering.

Nov 04

Check out our new website and send in to our webmaster any short articles or opinions for the 'Best Practices' page and any interesting photos for the Photo Gallery.

Oct 26

An M.Sc. opportunity from the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria is now available: "Geology of Specialty Metal Deposits". Click for more information

Sep 30

The Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Sedimentology or Applied Sedimentology, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018. More information can be found here (PDF).