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First World Young Earth Scientists (YES) Congress to be held 25-28 October 2009 at the China University of Geosciences in Beijing, China

The Young Earth Scientists for Society (YES) network, an association of earth scientists under the age of 35 years representing geological societies from around the world, in collaboration with the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE), is organizing a world congress for young earth scientists, policy makers, advisors and decision makers.

AGI to Present at Betty Vetter Seminar

AGI Geoscience Workforce analyst, Leila Gonzales will presenting a Betty Vetter Research Seminar on October 22, 2008.

AGI Celebrates "No Child Left Inside Day" at Local Middle School

Scientists from the American Geological Institute (AGI) and the U.S. Geological Survey will lead students at Langston Hughes Middle School in Reston, Va., in a hands-on exploration of earth science on No Child Left Inside (NCLI) Day on Oct. 14, 2008.

The Geology of the Civil War

Historians have spent decades analyzing the military actions of the Civil War. Now geologists are having their say.

Larry D. Woodfork to Receive 2008 Ian Campbell Medal

Larry D. Woodfork has been named the recipient of the 2008 Medal in honor of Ian Campbell. Woodfork will be presented this prestigious award at the Geological Society of America (GSA) Presidential Address Ceremony in Houston, Texas on October 4, 2008.