International Association of Planetology (IAP)
1968. Activities taken over by International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) in 1989.
Promote international cooperation in the field of planetology, including the investigation of planets, their satellites and interplanetary matter, from a geoscientific point of view.Available with paid subscription only.
Supports research; sponsors scientific meetings; suggests standardization of planetological nomenclature and methodology. Promotes, together with similar international societies, international cooperation in space research involving geo- and astro-sciences. Holds annual international symposium. Commissions (6): General Planetology; Geological Investigation of Planets; Natural Resources of Planetary Bodies; Planetary Dynamics and Extraplanetary Phenomena; Planetary Physics and Chemistry; Planetological Terminology.
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