Contact Us

PDF versionPDF version

Key Contacts at Scholarly Information | Our Address | Directions to AGI | GeoRef Advisory Committee

Key Contacts at Scholarly Information

Tia Colvin
Director, Scholarly Information
(703) 379-2480 ext 248

Monika Long
Assistant to the Director, Scholarly Information
general GeoRef inquiries und auf Deutsch
(703) 379-2480 ext 230

Mary Ann Eitler
GeoRef Associate Editor
(703) 379-2480 ext 232

Alex Korbey
GeoRef Associate Editor
(703) 379-2480 ext 131

Jorge Tapia
GeoRef Indexer/Editor
inquiries on the Groundwater and Soil Contamination Database and in Spanish

Karin Mills
GeoRef Librarian
(703) 379-2480 ext 234

Our Address

Our Address

American Geosciences Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302-1507

The American Geosciences Institute headquarters is located in the King Street West association complex, a small group of red-brick buildings that are visible from King Street. It is situated about two blocks west of the intersection of Interstate 395 and King Street (Route 7). The street name changes from King Street to Leesburg Pike a few blocks further west along Route 7 at the boundary of Alexandria and Falls Church.

Directions to AGI

AGI is approximately four miles southwest of Washington National Airport and 25 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport. The Pentagon Metro station is approximately a 10 minute cab ride from AGI.

From National Airport

You can reach AGI by car from National Airport in about 15 minutes by either Route A or B. Our building is in the center of the King Street West complex, a small group of red-brick buildings that are visible from King Street.

Route A

  1. Take the George Washington Memorial Parkway toward Washington.
  2. Take Interstate 395 south to the King Street West exit.
  3. At the first traffic light (XSport Fitness), turn left onto Park Center Drive.
  4. Go one block and turn left at stop sign onto Ford Drive.
  5. Go one short block to the cul-de-sac and turn left into the first driveway. Park in any space marked 4220 AGI. The AGI headquarters is the three-story building with an arch out front at the center of the complex.

Route B

  1. Take the George Washington Memorial Parkway south toward Alexandria.
  2. Turn right on Glebe Road, Route 120.
  3. Follow signs to Interstate 395 south.
  4. Follow steps 3-5 from Route A.

From Downtown Washington DC

Cross the Potomac River on the 14th Street Bridge. Take I-395 south and follow steps 2-5 from Route A above.

You can obtain more detailed driving directions from

GeoRef Advisory Committee


The GeoRef Advisory Committee assists the GeoRef Department by developing for the Board of Directors ideas for information products and services and strategies for collecting and providing bibliographic information to the geoscience community.


  • Make recommendations on the policies of the GeoRef Scholarly Information.
  • Make recommendations on GeoRef products, budget, staffing, coverage, marketing, pricing, production methods, and cooperative agreements.
  • May establish task forces to study particular issues, with the consent of the Board of Directors.

GeoRef Advisory Committee Members in 2022

Mr. Benjamin Andrews
Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of Natural History
10th & Constitution NW
Washington, DC 20560-0119

Mr. Kevin Lindstrom
University of British Columbia
Science & Engineering, UBC Library Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
1961 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

Ms. Linda R. Musser
Earth & Minerals Sciences Library
Pennsylvania State University
105 Deike Building
University Park, PA 16802-2710

AGI Staff Contact
Ms. Tia Colvin
American Geosciences Institute
4220 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302-1502
(703) 379-2480


It is with tremendous sadness that we pass on the news that Dennis Trombatore passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 after a long illness. Dennis was a long-time Geonet participant and the long-term Chair of the GeoRef Advisory Committee. His expertise and his wit will be sorely missed and fondly remembered. An eloquent tribute to Dennis has been posted on the University of Texas website at Dennis Trombatore.