NGU is member of EuroGeoSurveys (EGS) and is permanent secretariat for the International Union for Geological Sciences (IUGS).
NGU is member of EuroGeoSurveys (EGS), the Association of 33 national Geological Surveys in Europe.
EGS aim is to provide the European Institutions with expert, neutral, balanced and practical pan-European advice and information as an aid to problem-solving, policy, regulatory and programme formulation in areas such as:
- Sustainable management and use of natural resources
- Implementation of the EU Water Directive
- Natural hazards; landslides, earthquakes, vulkanism
- Environment and land-use management
- Climate research
- Development of interoperable and harmonised geoscientific data at the European scale
EuroGeosurveys' members comprise more than 7500 employees. The organisation comprise a secretariat located in Brussels and a network of national contact persons.
NGU is permanent secretariat for the International Union for Geological Sciences (IUGS).
(IUGS) is one of the largest and most active non-governmental scientific organizations in the world. IUGS promotes and encourages the study of geological problems, and supports and facilitates international and interdisciplinary cooperation in the earth sciences.
The Secretariat is located in Trondheim at the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU), and is financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Published: 08. January 2008