Articles | Volume 7, issue 2
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 7, 103–123, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-103-2016
Hist. Geo Space. Sci., 7, 103–123, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/hgss-7-103-2016

Review article 29 Nov 2016

Review article | 29 Nov 2016

Geoscience international: the role of scientific unions

Alik Ismail-Zadeh

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This paper analyses the development of international geoscientific unions, and discusses their past and present role in and their added value to the promotion of geoscience in the complicated arena of existing and emerging intergovernmental organisations and professional societies of geoscientists.