About the Geological Society of America
The Geological Society of America, founded in 1888, is a scientific society with more than 25,000 members from academia, government, and industry in more than 100 countries. Through its meetings, publications, and programs, GSA enhances the professional growth of its members and promotes the geosciences in the service of humankind. Headquartered in
, GSA encourages cooperative research among earth, life, planetary, and social scientists, fosters public dialogue on geoscience issues, and supports all levels of earth science education.
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Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including
, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include
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A global business headquartered in
employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of
Reed Elsevier Group plc
, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in
. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV.
Their shares are traded on the
and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols:
: RUK and ENL.