By joining IAH, you support an organization that champions the proper use, management, and protection of groundwater. Membership in IAH automatically includes membership in the United States National Chapter (USNC) for persons located in the U.S. Member benefits include:
- Hydrogeology Journal: Members receive a subscription to IAH’s major-cited international journal. Eight issues published each year contain peer-reviewed papers and reports on both theoretical and applied aspects of hydrogeological science, including worldwide progress in techniques and innovations. The first issue of each year focuses on a theme or topic. Members also receive free online access to the full contents of the Journal. Click for more information on the Hydrogeology Journal.
- IAH Global and USNC Newsletters: These newsletters provide updates about groundwater issues around the world and the activities of the association, including the USNC. A bimonthly global newsletter is emailed to members and is also posted online. The USNC provides a Chapter newsletter (2 to 3 times per year) to its members located in the U.S. Click here to access the Chapter newsletter archive.
- IAH Books and Events: Members receive discounts on IAH books and reduced registration at IAH Congresses and other meetings throughout the world that are sponsored or co-sponsored by IAH or the USNC.
- Member of American Geological Institute (AGI): The USNC is a Member Society of AGI; accordingly, USNC members receive discounts on AGI publications (including their popular Directory of Geoscience Departments (46th Edition released in 2008), the Glossary of Geology (5th edition), and the Glossary of Hydrology), receive and help support earth sciences education and information, and promote a united voice for the geoscience community. For more information about AGI, see http://www.agiweb.org.
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The USNC has the following ongoing goals:
- Introduce students to global groundwater issues by offering selected students gratis memberships. By introducing them to international issues, we encourage them to use their knowledge and raise other’s awareness of the role groundwater plays in the world’s water resources.
- Help sponsor professional members from developing countries to expand their access to hydrogeological knowledge and to facilitate their application of that knowledge to improve groundwater protection and management in their country.
- Reach our Endowment Fund goal of $20,000 in order to begin using earnings for providing student travel grants for IAH meetings, supporting IAH chapters in developing countries, and engaging in water development activities in developing countries.
- Contributions for the USNC Endowment Fund can be made using the Chapter Support Form. Note, all contributions to the USNC of IAH, a 501(c)(3) public benefit, nonprofit corporation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
- P.E. LaMoreaux & Associates, Inc. Environmental Consultants
PELA is an international leader in the environmental consulting field with expertise in hydrogeology, engineering, environmental science, geotechnical analysis, design and construction management, remediation, computer graphics and models, and permitting. PELA also offers critical evaluation, litigation support, and expert testimony.
- USGS, Office of Groundwater
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is the Nation’s largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency. The USGS collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diverse scientific expertise of the USGS enables the agency to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial scientific information to resource managers, planners, and others.
- Florida Geological Survey
The Florida Geological Survey (FGS), established in 1907, is the only agency within Florida state government that provides this information and interpretive data dissemination and necessary institutional memory to support the need for geology and earth science related information to: governmental agencies, land-use planners, environmental & engineering consultants, mineral owners and exploration companies, industry, educators, and the public.
- WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff acquired Schlumberger Water Services on August 1. The firm specializes in the development, management and environmental protection of water resources. We are a diverse group of individuals that include engineers, scientists, technicians, consultants and academics. We work together to provide the most effective and sustainable solutions for our clients. Our core values support this, and create an environment where our people can flourish.