The mission of AEG is to provide leadership in the development and application of geologic principles and knowledge to serve engineering, environmental, and public needs. The aims of the Association are to advance Engineering Geology and to:

a) promote public safety and welfare;

b) promote public understanding and acceptance of the field of Engineering Geology;

c) establish and maintain high-quality publications and high professional standards;

d) monitor legal or other developments that would affect the profession of Engineering Geology, to provide information on their potential effect, and to provide an organization for concerted action when desired;

e) provide for discussion of the Engineering Geology profession;

f) provide a medium for distribution of information and technical papers of interest to engineering geologists; and

g) encourage all qualified individuals and organizations interested in furthering the field of Engineering Geology to apply for membership.