|A Society for scientists and engineers involved with coal petrology, kerogen petrology, organic geochemistry and related disciplines. established in 1984 to consolidate and foster the organizational activities of scientists and engineers involved with coal petrology, kerogen petrology, organic geochemistry and related disciplines. The objectives of the Society, as listed in its Constitution, are: |
to stimulate interest and promote research in organic petrology among members, and among scientific disciplines
to provide a forum, disseminate information, and provide educational opportunities in organic petrology
to work for acceptable classifications of all types of sedimentary organic matter
to promote state-of-the-art technologies in organic petrology
to enhance professional and scientific interactions among all scientists and engineers, and
to inspire the highest standard of professional ethics of its members.