For an explanation, see
SPLATS about Earth Sciences
the main splats page
When the Geological Society was formed in 1807, there was no geological profession, and so people like economist David Ricardo could be founding members.
Since that time, geology has become both a science and a profession, but like some parts of biology, it still leaves room for amateurs to contribute something.
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