German Geophysical Society
The German Geophysical Society (German: Deutsche Geophysikalische Gesellschaft, DGG) is a society for geophysics in Germany; it was founded in 1922 in Leipzig, Germany on the initiative of the great seismologist Emil Wiechert, as the Deutsche Seismologische Gesellschaft (German Seismological Society) but changed its name into the current one in 1924.
Its main activities include the organization of an annual scientific conference of geophysicists mostly of German-speaking countries (or close personal or professional ties to them) and the publication of a major scientific journal, the Geophysical Journal International (GJI) in cooperation with the Royal Astronomical Society. The DGG also organizes seminars and workshops on specific scientific topics for its members and offers information and advice on issues related to the organization of university curricula in geophysics.
Members are mostly professional geophysicists, but in principle, everybody who supports the aims of the society can become a member.
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