Membership in the CGU is open to all who share the goals of the Union, which is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of geophysical research. Join other geophysicists to promote Canadian earth science in CGU-sponsored activities.
As a CGU member, you receive the CGU newsletter Elements, qualify for reduced registration fees for CGU meetings and CGU-sponsored meetings, and are eligible for awards. CGU student members not only receive a reduced membership fee, but can also apply for travel assistance to attend CGU meetings, compete for best student paper awards at annual meetings, and have the chance to attend regional student meetings.
Often held in collaboration with complementary Canadian and international scientific organizations
Our prestigious awards program recognizes and celebrates the achievements of exceptional Canadian geoscientists and students
With the international geophysics community through the Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (CNC/IUGG)
Share and Disseminate
Research results both within and between CGU Sections via our newsletter and online channels (Facebook, Twitter, website)
Access and post job opportunities on our electronic job board - particularly important for graduate students
To the development of the next generation of geoscientists in Canada
The CGU has affordable membership fees, with a reduced membership fee ($30) for students at secondary and post-secondary institutions. Reduced membership rates are also available to members of:
Canadian Association of Physicists
Canadian Geomorphology Research Group
Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographical Society
Geological Association of Canada
Société Québécoise de Géophysique
Through agreements with the National Research Council of Canada, the CGU is responsible for the operation of the Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (CNC/IUGG) and for nominating Canadian representatives for various IUGG organizations. You may have the opportunity of representing Canada in these international organizations.