Quick Facts: Participation of Women In Geoscience Occupations

The percentage of women earning geoscience degrees has increased steadily over the past two decades and in 2009, reached 43%. However, the representation of women in geoscience occupations continues to lag the percentage of women completing degrees in the discipline.

Read more: Source: Geoscience Currents, American Geological Institute, No 33, May 14, 2010