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Payment Policy

AGI accepts, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, checks and money orders. We can also accept purchase orders with a FAXed, e-mailed, or mailed signed-copy of the purchase order. All payments must be in U.S. dollars.

Shipping Information

Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing and delivery of your order. Continental U.S. orders are shipped by UPS Ground when possible. Alaska, Hawaii, and international orders are usually shipped via USPS Priority Mail or Parcel Post Air, for which AGI cannot guarantee delivery or handle claims. For guaranteed service shipping rates or faster shipping service, please contact us.

As UPS can not deliver to PO Boxes, please provide a street address for continental U.S. delivery.

AGI Publications

Since 1948, AGI has provided premier publishing, curriculum development, and information services to the geoscience community. Representing over forty earth science societies and other community cooperatives, AGI's publishing efforts increase public awareness of the vital role geology plays in our world.

Directory of Geoscience Departments

The Directory of Geoscience Departments 48th Edition is the most comprehensive directory and source of information about geosciences departments and researchers available. It is an invaluable resource for individuals working in the geosciences or must identify or work with specialists on the issues of Earth, Environmental, and related sciences and engineering fields. The Directory of Geoscience Departments 48th Edition provides a state/country-sorted listing of nearly 2300 geoscience departments, research departments, institutes, and their faculty and staff.

The 48th Edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments is Now Available in Print or eBook

The newest edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments is now available for purchase in print and as an eBook. As the cornerstone reference publication of the American Geosciences Institute, the 48th edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments is an invaluable resource for those working in the geosciences, those who must identify experts with specialties in various geoscience fields, or students investigating potential programs to apply to.

AGI Releases Faces of Earth Series in HD on YouTube

The American Geosciences Institute is pleased to announce that it has released its award-winning Faces of Earth series on YouTube in full High Definition. Delve into the Faces of Earth and rediscover the wonders behind our dynamic planet. From the resounding cacophony that bore Earth 4.6 billion years ago, to the steady and resolute changes that affect our surroundings even today, the Faces of Earth series explores the vibrant, forceful, and ever-changing facets of planet Earth.


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