The American Geological Institute (AGI) Workforce Program has initiated Geoscience Currents, a new series on geosciences workforce and educational data snapshots, that are expected to be released on a near-weekly basis.
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Monday, December 3, 2007 - 23:00
Megan Sever, Managing Editor for Geotimes magazine, will be at the American Geological Institute (AGI) booth at the AGU Fall Meeting Exhibition to answer your questions and hear your story ideas.
Sunday, December 2, 2007 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to offer Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe (ISBN: 1-55407-316-2) by astronomers Robin Kerrod and Carole Stott for $35.00 plus shipping and handling.
Monday, November 19, 2007 - 23:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Dr. Peter J. McCabe as its new President. He will be inducted on October 30, 2007 at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) welcomes three new officers: Peter A. Scholle, President-Elect, Thomas W. Dignes, Treasurer, and Laurie E. Scheuing, Member-at-Large.
Monday, October 22, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute has launched the "Pulse of Earth Science," an innovative website on the status of earth science education as part of Earth Science Week 2007.
Friday, October 19, 2007 - 00:00
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.
Monday, October 15, 2007 - 00:00
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.
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is announcing pre-orders of the Faces of Earth DVD set through both AGI's online store and through Discovery Communications stores.
Tuesday, October 2, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) and Evergreen Films production, "Faces of Earth," will premier Monday evening, July 23rd on The Science Channel.
Friday, July 27, 2007 - 16:05
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.
Monday, July 9, 2007 - 00:00
Production on the high-definition television series Faces of Earth is complete with the first episode, "Assembling America," premiering Monday, July 23 at 9 PM (ET/PT) on The Science Channel.
Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring three national contests in conjunction with Earth Science Week 2007 - "The Pulse of Earth Science."
Tuesday, June 5, 2007 - 00:00
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.
Friday, June 1, 2007 - 00:00
Geotimes magazine, published by the American Geological Institute (AGI), now offers Trial Issues as a free, downloadable PDF of the print magazine.
Friday, May 25, 2007 - 00:00
Bubonic plague and climate change are linked - explore the details in this month's Geotimes feature "The Plague: Could It Happen Again?" that has just been posted at http://www.geotimes.org. Plague ravaged Europe for nearly 500 years, brought on by climate change and the expansion of global trade. Given the extent of globalization coupled with changing climate, health officials and the public are beginning to wonder if history may repeat itself. Read the full story in the May Geotimes, available at newsstands and on Geotimes online this month.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 - 00:00
In a feature story posted to Geotimes online, a geoscientist reports on her team's contribution to diabetes research using techniques that help unlock the mysteries of the human body. Read more about the application of stable isotope geochemistry to questions of blood sugar regulation within the human body, in "Geologists Weigh in on Diet and Disease," available in print and online this month.
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 - 00:00
This month, Geotimes follows geoscientists tracking the global migration of birds, as they monitor the possible spread of the deadly bird flu. Read more about how they hope to prevent a pandemic in the United States, in "On the Path of Bird Flu," available in print and online.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 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 45 countries - has just been published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Monday, April 23, 2007 - 00:00
The American Geological Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce Dr. William L. Fisher as the recipient of the 2007 Marcus Milling Legendary Geoscientist Medal. Established in 1999, the award is presented to a geoscientist who has demonstrated a long history of scientific achievement and exceptional service to the geoscience profession.
Thursday, March 29, 2007 - 00:00