Help support geoscience in Canada by joining GAC®. Membership in the Geological Association of Canada is open to all geoscientists and those interested in geoscience. Membership can be renewed annually with members receiving many benefits including generous discounts on books, journals and conference registration, networking opportunities and supporting the Canadian Geoscience Community.

Member Type Price (Up to 14 Jan. 2019) Price (After 14 Jan. 2019)

Full Member

$85

$110

Senior / Unemployed

$40

$55

Spousal (Spouse is a paid Full Member)  

$25

$25

Early Career Geoscientist

$40

$55

Student

$15

$15

Teacher

$15

$15

Full Member

Members (voting) shall be persons holding a post-secondary qualification in an earth-science-related discipline and/or holding equivalent professional experience.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Early Career Geoscientist

Early Career Geoscientists are Members who have graduated with a degree in earth science or related science with highest degree within the past 3 years, and who are not planning to re-enter an academic program.

Early Career Geoscientists are members are entitled to all the benefits of membership at a greatly reduced rate.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Senior Members

Seniors are Members who are 65 years of age and over. Senior members can avail of all the great benefits of GAC® membership.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Unemployed Member

Unemployed are Members who are unemployed when the Dues Notice is issued. Should employment be found during the year, the member will be expected to pay the difference. Unemployed members can avail of all the great benefits of GAC® membership.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Spousal Members

Spousal are Members whose spouse is a full-paying Member. Spousal members can avail of all the great benefits of GAC® membership.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Teacher Members

Teachers: Persons who are currently employed as a teacher or career advisor in the K-12 (13) school system, or who is an Education student enrolled in a post secondary institution with the intention of becoming a teacher, who has an interest in Earth Science. Teachers can avail of all the great benefits of GAC® membership.

Benefits of GAC® Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meeting
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications;
  • Recognition of achievement and involvement in geoscience research through presentation of GAC® medals and awards
  • Free Online Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®’s informative, provocative and entertaining newsmagazine ;
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections;
  • Networking opportunities with leading experts around the world.
  • Publishing opportunity with your own professional publishing house;
  • Members are granted voting privileges and have the opportunity to choose their representation in GAC at the annual general meeting;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca;
  • Opportunity to serve your profession through volunteer participation with the national body;
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription;
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription;
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

In addition, our members are entitled to discounts on publications and reduced registration fees with our Associated Societies. For more information please contact gac@mun.ca

Student Members

Student members are persons who are presently registered or have been registered during the present year as a student in a post-secondary program in an earth science related field.

Benefits of GAC® Student Membership include

  • Greatly reduced registration fee at GAC®-MAC annual meetings
  • 45% Discount on GAC® publications
  • Free Subscription to GEOLOG, GAC®‘s informative, provocative and entertaining newsletter
  • Free membership in most of GAC® Specialist Divisions and Regional Sections
  • Discounted Subscription to Geoscience Canada, GAC®‘s Flagship Journal
  • GAC® awards a GAC®-PDAC Logan Student Prize to one undergraduate student at each member department across the country. You can nominate your fellow undergraduates for this award, which comes with a monetary prize plus one-year memberships in both GAC® and PDAC as well as an award certificate.
  • GAC® is a proud sponsor of the Atlantic Universities Geological Conference (AUGC) and the Western Inter-University Geological Conference (WIUGC)
  • Savings of $310 on Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences online subscription
  • Savings of $180 on Canadian Geotechnical Journal online subscription
  • Savings of $90 on Environmental Reviews online subscription
  • Networking opportunities with 13 Specialist Divisions and 6 Regional Sections and with leading experts around the world to help in your personal and professional growth
  • Opportunity to serve your profession and take action through volunteer participation with the national body
  • Website resources at www.gac.ca

Professors in 32 Canadian universities act as “campus representatives” on GAC®‘s behalf to apprise students of the benefits of GAC® membership.