FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2018
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), and staff celebrated this exciting milestone with a festive video that captures the remarkable transformation of AGI’s headquarters, featuring AGI people and programs.
The video, directed by AGI staff member Mark Carpenter, is a before-and-after look at AGI – with a sprinkle of holiday cheer.
As colleague Juliet Crowell remarks about the building in the video, “We knew the transformation would be epic!”
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of 52 scientific and professional associations that represents more than a quarter-million geoscientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides geoscientists with access to scholarly information, 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 health of 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.
Joseph Lilek, Communications Manager