News and Announcements

Celebrate the sixth annual Geologic Map Day! On October 13, as a part of the Earth Science Week 2017 activities, join leading geoscience organizations in promoting awareness of the importance of geologic mapping to society.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 19:30

What's old is new again! Join in celebration of the 8th annual National Fossil Day on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.  National Fossil Day is organized by the National Park Service as part of AGI's Earth Science Week to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, with the goal of inspiring the next generation of paleontologists and fossil enthusiasts.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 21:30

Earth Science Week 2017 is making some noise about geoscience with the help of National Public Radio’s popular call-in talk show, Science Friday.

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 13:30

Where can you find out about educational resources, events, and opportunities available through Earth Science Week, the annual worldwide celebration of the geosciences? Start by going online to view a new webcast titled "Get Involved: Earth Science Week 2017"!

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:30

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that all abstracts submitted to the Virtual Poster Showcase (VPS), a student event organized by the American Geophysical Union (AGU), will be listed in GeoRef, AGI's premier database for geoscientific literature.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:05

An upcoming webinar will tackle an important application of environmental geoscience: monitoring harmful chemicals that contaminate soil and groundwater. This webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, is presented as part of the growing Geoscience Online Learning Initiative (GOLI), a collaborative program between the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG).

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 15:30

A new webcast from the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) outlines four contests that are being conducted as part of Earth Science Week, the annual worldwide celebration of the geosciences.

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the completion of fifty new factsheets, which quantify the tangible contributions of geoscience (earth science) to the economy, environment, public health and safety of every U.S. state.
 
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 17:30

The American Geosciences Institute is excited to announce discounts on all print publications and promotional items currently in stock. From now until July 31, you can get 50% off on most items.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 14:30

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is excited to announce its participation in the National Science Foundation's Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD) program. Five projects were funded through the GOLD solicitation, which "seeks to cultivate a new generation of leaders within the geosciences research and education communities who have the passion, the knowledge, the skills, and the tools to catalyze high-impact efforts to broaden participation of traditionally underrepresented minorities in the geosciences education pipeline and workforce."

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 15:00

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