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The geologic Society of Scandinavian country was situated in 1893 to market enthusiasm for earth science and to decide a gathering for geologist's et al. with enthusiasm for earth science. The Society masterminds meetings with addresses and exchanges, orchestrates journeys, and distributes 2 production arrangement - one worldwide: the Bulletin of the Geological Society of Scandinavian country.
Besides, the Society grants the Steno honor and regulates the Danish earth science Prize and diverse assets. The Society has around 600 individuals and has precursor conjointly granted the Steno honor. The Steno award was organized in 1969 to respect exceptional non-Danish geologists WHO have made imperative commitments to Danish and island earth science.
The award is called once the far-celebrated around the world Danish mortal Niels Steensen (Nicolaus Steno, 1638–1686) WHO was a pioneer inside the fields of material science and stratigraphy - 2 basic orders in earth science. The decoration, wiped out gold by medallist of the Royal Danish Court, Harald Salomonsen, and unbroken at the Royal Danish Mint, is granted every 4 or 5 years.The Steno honor was - once an extended interruption - yet again granted on sixteen Nov 2009