American Geosciences Institute Releases 2020 Directory of Geoscience Departments

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the release of Directory of Geoscience Departments, 55th Edition.

Directory of Geoscience Departments is the most comprehensive source of information about geoscience departments and researchers available. The directory is an invaluable resource for individuals working in the geosciences and all who identify or work with specialists on the issues of Earth, environment, and related fields in science and engineering.

This new edition provides a state- and country-sorted global listing of nearly 2,000 geoscience departments, research departments, and institutes, as well as over 18,000 faculty and staff. Contact information for departments and individuals is provided, as well as details on department enrollments, faculty specialties, and the date and source of faculty's and staff's highest degree. The directory includes a listing of all U.S. and Canadian geoscience theses and dissertations published in 2017 that have been reported to GeoRef Information Services, a listing of faculty by research specialty, information on specific programs and certificates offered by departments, and the availability of online courses.

The new edition is $45.00 ($36.00 for members of AGI member societies if purchased directly from AGI). Click here to purchase from AGI. Also available on ISBN: 978-0-922152-32-2 

For ordering, special shipping, bulk orders, and more information, email AGI Publications at

About AGI

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of 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, Communications