News and Announcements

The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the first Geotimes videocast, available both through and YouTube. The premiere videocast takes a look at the current developments related to the Chaitin eruption in Chile.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 00:00
What can be gained from a new mission to Earth's twin planet? In the latest issue of Geotimes magazine, the mysteries of Venus are explored.
Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 00:00
Geotimes magazine examines Google's efforts to develop affordable renewable energy in the April issue, available online and on newsstands now.
Friday, April 18, 2008 - 00:00

Michelle Brand Buchanan, a teacher at Pineville Junior High in Pineville, Louisiana has been named the first recipient of the Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Thursday, April 17, 2008 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute Workforce Program has released its latest data report, this time looking at the price of crude oil and the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) Workforce Program has announced the 2007 enrollment and degrees granted in the geosciences statistics in the latest Geoscience Currents.
Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 00:00
What does the future hold for solar power? Geotimes magazine looks into more efficient ways of turning the sun's power into electricity in its April cover story, ?Desert Power: A Solar Renaissance.?
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 00:00
The latest edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD) - the definitive source for information about college and university geoscience departments in the United States and in 44 countries - has just been published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the theme of Earth Science Week 2008 will be "No Child Left Inside."
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 00:00
Coastlines are the most dynamic feature on the planet. In the March issue, Geotimes magazine looks into the risks of increased development along our coastlines and what that means for erosion, flooding and future development.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 00:00