ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 29, 2019) - What do geoscientists earn? Where do they work? What critical issues do they work to address? Find out with Geoscience Currents, a free online information channel, relaunched this week by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) with expanded coverage of research and issues facing geoscience professionals today.
This longtime AGI publication, which has always provided vital insights into the latest data and statistics on the geoscience workforce, now encompasses a broader range of topics significant to the geoscience profession, from energy and space exploration to agriculture and infrastructure.
“Geoscience professionals need accurate, up-to-the-minute data on their field and the challenges confronting it from day to day,” says AGI Executive Director Allyson Anderson Book. “The new, expanded format of Geoscience Currents offers exactly that in the form of data briefs, fact sheets, and in-depth case studies tackling workforce trends, career paths, and additional hot topics.”
Geoscience Currents is designed to support well-informed public policy and decision making with expert, impartial geoscience information. Subscribe now for free at https://www.americangeosciences.org/geoscience-currents.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of more than 50 scientific and professional associations that represents over a quarter-million geoscientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment.
AGI is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the geoscience community and addressing the needs of society. AGI headquarters are in Alexandria, Virginia.
The American Geosciences Institute represents and serves the geoscience community by providing collaborative leadership and information to connect Earth, science, and people.
Geoff Camphire, Associate Director of Communications