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Code of Ethics/Conduct

 

A list of links to Codes of Ethics/Conduct of Geoscience Associations, Organizations, Institutes.

Please, send an email to: iapgeoethics@aol.com to suggest other online documents and to report any links that are no longer functioning or URL updates. Thank you.

 

Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct

Codes of Ethics

 

- American Association of Geographers (AAG)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

- American Geophysical Union (AGU)
American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
Arkansas State of Board of Registration for Professional Geologists (ARPG)

- Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG)

Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM)
Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG)

- Chamber of Geological Engineers of Turkey (JMO)
Code of ethics of geologists, Civil Code of Québec
Consejo Superior Profesional de Geologia, Argentina

- Ecological Society of America (ESA)

- El Consejo Profesional de Geologia, Colombia (CPG)

Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC)

European Federation of Geologists (EFG)
Geological Society of the Philippines

- Geological Society of America (GSA)

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba (APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB)
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador (PEGNL)
Association of Professional Geoscientists of Nova Scotia (APGNS)

Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO)
Institute of Geologists of Ireland (IGI)

- Moroccan Association of Geosciences/Association Marocaine des Géosciences
National Association for State Boards of Geology (ASBOG)
Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists (PCPG)

- Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS)

 

Codes of Conduct

- Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)

Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, State of California

Geological Society of America (GSA)

Geological Society of Kenya (GSK)
Ilustre Colegio Oficial de Geológos (ICOG), Spain

Science Council (SC)
South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP)

- Société Géologique de France (SGF)

The Geological Society of London (GSL)

Meeting/Event Codes of Ethical Conduct

American Association for the Advance of Science (Meeting Code of Conduct)

- American Geophysical Union (Meetings Code of Conduct or AGU Policy on Scientific Integrity and Professional Ethics - Appendix B, pp. 21-22)

- Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (Events Code of Conduct)

- Geological Society of America (Events Code of Conduct)

- Geological Society of America (Respectful Inclusive Scientific Events - RISE)

- International Geological Congress - IGC 2024 (Code of Conduct)

- The Geological Society of London (Code of Conduct for Meetings and Other Events — Annex C on page 12 of the Code of Conduct)
 

Other resources

European Geosciences Union (EGU): Joint EGU-AGU Statement of Principles for a Code of Ethics for the Geosciences

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