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Chinese Academy of Geological Science

Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS), the largest comprehensive and multidisciplinary institution of geological sciences in China, was founded in 1956 and reorganized in 1999.

Directly under the Ministry of Land and Resources, the academy has 3,010 staff members, of whom 2,073 are specialists in various fields, including 18 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 201 senior researchers, and 739 associate senior researchers. 

The academy mainly deals with studies of basic geology, mineral geology, hydrogeology, engineering geology, environmental geology, karst geology, rock and mineral analytical techniques, exploring techniques and multipurpose utilization of mineral resources and is engaged in research, development and field survey in the realm of exploration geophysics and exploration geochemistry.

CAGS has conducted thousands of researches, made a lot of significant scientific and technological achievements with high social benefits, and won quite a few national-level and ministerial-level awards.

The academy has been very active in international exchanges and cooperation of geosciences. Since the 1980s, CAGS has developed exchanges and conducted hundreds of cooperative projects with research institutes, universities, and geological surveys of more than 40 countries and regions. It has established long-term cooperative relations with many organizations of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, UK and USA, as well as many other countries.

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