News and Announcements

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
The American Geological Institute (AGI) Workforce Program reports on geoscientist salaries by years of experience in the most recent Geoscience Currents.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 00:00
Dam removal is gaining popularity across the country and the March issue of Geotimes explores this new trend, and what happens when the dams come down.
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 - 23:00
For the first time, the American Geological Institute (AGI) will be exhibiting at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. The largest geographic conference in the world will feature more than 6,000 geographers and 54 exhibitors.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 23:00
In the February issue of Geotimes magazine, now available on newsstands and online at, Geotimes examines the complicated issues surrounding Iraq's oil exploration and production.
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 23:00
With oil hovering around $90 a barrel, Geotimes magazine examines emerging trends and issues in several obvious, and some not-so-obvious locations, in this month?s cover story ?Oil Around the World.?
Saturday, February 2, 2008 - 23:00
"Stones from the Sky: Landscapes of Geology" the exhibit featuring the stunning aerial photography of Michael Collier, is currently on display in the U.S. Geological Survey Art Hallway.
Sunday, January 13, 2008 - 23:00