The American Geological Institute (AGI) announces that geologist and author Simon Winchester will be receiving the 2007 Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Understanding of the Geosciences. This award, given annually, honors an individual for contributions which lead to greater public appreciation and understanding of the role of the geosciences in society.
Dr. Arthur A. Socolow has been named the recipient of the 2007 Medal in honor of Ian Campbell. Socolow will be presented this prestigious award at the Geological Society of America (GSA) Presidential Address Ceremony in Denver, Colorado on October 27, 2007.
In support of Earth Science Week 2007 (October 14-20), the American Geological Institute (AGI) is publishing its "The Pulse of Earth Science" Toolkit to enable teachers, students, and the public alike to actively participate in this year's event.
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is proud to announce that it will be co-sponsoring with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the exhibit "Stones from the Sky: Landscapes of Geology" featuring the stunning aerial photography of Michael Collier. The exhibit will be on display at the AAAS Gallery in Washington, DC June 7 - September 14, 2007.