Press Releases and News

Below are links to relevant AGI press releases and news items related to the Programs and Endowments of the American Geosciences Institute Foundation.

Register now for this webinar, hosted by AGI's Critical Issues Program, which will be held on August 2nd at 3pm EDT. This webinar, also presented as a Congressional briefing on June 12th, brings together experts from industry, academia, and non-profits to discuss the geoscientific underpinnings of our economy and society.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Geophysical Union, the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, the Geological Society of America, the National Ground Water Association, the National Science Foundation, and the Soil Science Society of America.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:34 EDT

Register now for this upcoming Critical Issues Webinar, that will be held on July 6th at 1:30pm EDT. This special one and a half hour webinar will focus on efforts to anticipate, mitigate, and respond to coastal storms, erosion, and associated hazards at the federal, state, and local level. Speakers from California, Texas, and Georgia will discuss the impacts of coastal storms and erosion, tools used for coastal hazard mitigation planning in their regions, and examples of community engagement and coordination.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 16:45 EDT

The American Geosciences Institute congratulates Mary Schultz on her recent selection as the 2017-2018 William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellow. Schultz will begin her Fellowship in Washington, D.C., on September 1, 2017, after receiving her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., on June 14, 2017.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 17:00 EDT

On April 14th, AGI's Critical Issues Program held this webinar, which was co-sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Energy Society, the American Geophysical Union, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the U.S. Geological Survey. The webinar featured experts from state government, who discussed the range of state-level actions and approaches taken by three oil- and gas-rich states - Oklahoma, Texas, and Ohio - to monitor and reduce the occurrence of induced earthquakes.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:09 EDT

Register now for this webinar, hosted by AGI's Critical Issues Program that will be held on April 14th at 2pm ET. The webinar will feature experts from state government, who will discuss the range of state-level actions and approaches taken by three oil- and gas-rich states - Oklahoma, Texas, and Ohio - to monitor and reduce the occurrence of induced earthquakes.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Energy Society, the American Geophysical Union, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Association of American State Geologists, the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, the Environmental Defense Fund, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 15:37 EDT

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