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.

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

On February 8th, 2017, AGI's Critical Issues Program held this webinar co-sponsored by the American Association of Geographers, American Institute of Professional Geologists, American Meteorological Society, Association of State Floodplain Managers, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), International Association of Hydrogeologists: United States National Chapter, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Natural Hazard Mitigation Association, and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The webinar featured experts from federal and state government, who discussed recent and ongoing activities coordinated at national and local levels to assess, mitigate, and communicate flood risk.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 20:44 EST

Register now for this webinar, hosted by AGI's Critical Issues Program, that will be held on February 8th at 1pm EST. The webinar will features experts from federal and state government, who will discuss recent and ongoing activities co-ordinated at national and local levels to assess, mitigate, and communicate flood risk. The webinar will include case studies from South Carolina and Colorado, two states that have experienced major flood events in the last few years.

This webinar is co-sponsored by the American Association of Geographers, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the American Meteorological Society, the Association of State Floodplain Managers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Natural Hazard Mitigation Association, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 19:11 EST

Save the date for the 2016 AGI Critical Issues Forum, Addressing Changes in Regional Groundwater Resources: Lessons from the High Plains Aquifer, taking place October 27-28 2016 in Golden, CO at the Colorado School of Mines. The 2016 AGI Forum will be hosted by the Colorado School of School of Mines' Payne Institute for Earth Resources, co-sponsored by the National Ground Water Association, and is made possible by the AGI Foundation. This Critical Issues Forum is a 1-½ day meeting that will cover multiple aspects of groundwater depletion in the High Plains and will include abundant time for participant discussion.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:00 EDT

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