Geotimes is a free electronic newsfeed for the geoscience community. The American Geosciences Institute coordinates and edits Geotimes, but it is the result of contributed materials from societies, geoscience organizations and others in the community. Do you have a geoscience blog or newsfeed with an RSS feed? It may be a good fit for Geotimes. To learn more about RSS or to submit information to Geotimes by email, please contact Joe Lilek at Events can also be listed on the AGI Geoscience Calendar.

Click the corresponding image to see the full article or post. Looking for archived news releases?

Edmund Nickless Recognized in the Queen's New Year's Honors List

Photo of Edmund Nickless
Former Executive Secretary of the Geological Society of London, Edmund Nickless was recognized for his extraordinary service to the United Kingdom in the New Year's Honor's List from the Queen. Nickless was recognized as an MBE, or a Member of the Order of the British Empire which is awarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the community. This will have had a long-term, significant impact and stand out as an example to others. AGI congratulates Nickless on this honor. 

Don't Miss Tomorrow's #AAGChat on Careers in Geography

Tomorrow, the American Association of Geographers (AAG) will be hosting their next #AAGChat on Twitter to answer questions on careers in geography. From 3:00-4:00 pm EST on Thursday, January 12th, AAG will be answering questions through their twitter account @theAAG. The chat will address the many diverse career opportunities for geographers in a variety of industries and employment sectors and how geography students, graduates and early-career professionals can identify appropriate job openings. 

EarthCube Solicitation deadline: March 14

EarthCube logo
Do you have a passion for geoscience, data sharing, and cyberinfrastructure? Check out EarthCube! Initiated by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2011, EarthCube aims to improve cyberinfrastructure and data sharing across the geosciences by funding interdisciplinary research. 2017 NSF EarthCube Solicitations are open until March 17, 2017. Learn more here.

SEG podcast discusses mentoring in the geosciences

SEG Logo
Looking for something new and geoscience-y to listen to on your morning commute? Seismic Soundoff is an audio podcast produced by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). The ninth episode, "Mentoring geoscience leaders," features inverviews with Andréa Darrh, Dr. Esther Babcock, and Dr. John Bradford, who talk about the process and importance of mentoring in their careers.