We have entered an era of stark realization. Although Earth's resources once seemed abundant and resilient, we have come to understand the limitations of a planet as small and crowded as our own. In DAWN OF THE ANTHROPOCENE: Humanity's Defining Moment, author George A. Seielstad explores the challenges associated with building a sustainable future in a world struggling to meet society's needs.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce that the new edition of its cornerstone reference, The Directory of Geoscience Departments, has just been published. The new 47th edition is currently available as an e-book for the Kindle, iBookstore, and Nook, and will be available in print directly from our website (http://www.agiweb.org/pubs/pubdetail.html?item=800801) or through amazon.com starting April 2, 2012.
Beginning September 2, the American Geological Institute (AGI) is offering deep discounts of up to 90% off on various titles for purchases made by October 1, 2011. All Global GIS CD-ROMs and DVDs are marked down to an incredible $10.00. Minerals: Foundations of Society and the Glossary of Hydrology (normally $40.00) will each be available for $10.00. The Glossary of Geology is on sale for $69.00 (regularly $99.95). Shipping is extra, while supplies last.
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer several top-selling publications as ebooks for both the Kindle and Nook e-readers, including for the first time Geowriting, 5th Edition" and the "Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2011" report."
Author Stephen M. Testa will hold a book signing for "One Man's Planet: Earth in Today's Political Culture," published by the American Geological Institute (AGI) at the 2010 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California.