WHO CAN JOIN?

Membership in TSOP is open to any individual or organization having an active scientific interest in organic petrology.


WHO ARE THE MEMBERS?
TSOP members come from many different backgrounds. Majority comes from academia, industry and state and goverment institutions. We have curently over 200 members from 28 countries.




MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
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Contact with leading edge research and researchers in the field of organic petrology, organic geochemistry, petroleum geochemistry, analytical and environmental geochemistry, and several other related subjects
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A forum for disseminating research findings and ideas among peers
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A small Society where you can easily find a way to get to know fellow members
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Registration discounts for TSOP Annual Meetings
5)
Eligibility to stand for election to, and serve on, the TSOP Council
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Discounts for two highly-rated Elsevier publications – International Journal of Coal Geology and Review of Paleobotany and Palynology
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A quarterly newsletter featuring Society business, along with contributions from members including meeting notices, book reviews, and short technical contributions
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Access to a variety of high-quality publiations including the Abstracts and Proceedings volumes from our annual meetings, and special publications ilike short course notes and research committee reports
9)
Exciting international meeting venues
10)
Benefits of an AAPG Associated Society and an AGI Member Society


STUDENT MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
1)
Connect with experts in your field of interest, from academia, government and industry
2) Meet fellow students in the organic petrology field from around the world
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Awards and grants are available, including the Spackman Award, Best Student Paper and Poster Awards
4) Financial assistance available to student members for meeting attendance
5) Discounted meeting registration fees
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Special student activities at many annual meetings
7) Student membership representation on the TSOP Council
8)
Low dues fees for students



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