Introduction on AOGS
Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) was established in 2003 to
promote geosciences and its application for the benefit of humanity,
specifically in Asia and Oceania and with an overarching approach to
Asia- Oceania region is particularly vulnerable to natural hazards,
accounting for almost 80% human lives lost globally. AOGS is deeply
involved in addressing hazard related issues through improving our
understanding of the genesis of hazards through scientific, social and
AOGS holds annual conventions providing a unique opportunity of
exchanging scientific knowledge and discussion to address important
geo-scientific issues among academia, research institution and public.
Recognizing the need of global collaboration, AOGS has developed good
co-operation with other international geo-science societies and unions
such as the European Geosciences Union (EGU), American Geophysical Union
(AGU), International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), Japan
Geo-science Union (JpGU), and Science Council of Asia (SCA).