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 September 20th, 2016, AGI's Critical Issues Program held this webinar co-sponsored by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, the U.S. National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, and the National Ground Water Association. The webinar featured experts from industry and academia, who discussed current and potential future desalination technologies, desalination of seawater in coastal areas, desalination of salty groundwater in inland regions, and how these efforts are shaped by policy and community engagement. A recording of the webinar and copies of the speakers slides can be found on the Critical Issues Webinars page.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:00 EDT

The August 2016 issue of the AGI Foundation quarterly newsletter is now available.

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 15:28 EDT

Register now for this upcoming Congressional Briefing Webinar, sponsored by AGI's Policy and Critical Issues Program, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Geological Society of America, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, and the U.S. Geological Survey. This webinar is based on a Congressional briefing organized by the Advances in Earth Science coalition (22 June 2016). The webinar features experts from industry, academia, and state and federal government agencies, who will discuss how Earth Science data is collected, used, and disseminated. 

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:00 EDT

Register now for this upcoming Congressional Briefing Webinar, sponsored by AGI's Policy and Critical Issues Program; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; American Geophysical Union; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Consortium for Ocean Leadership; and the Geological Society of America. This webinar is based on a Congressional briefing organized by the Advances in Earth Science coalition (16 May 2016). The webinar will bring together experts from academia and government to explain the scientific and engineering tools that enable production in challenging environments far from land or in miles-deep water. Speakers will also address the environmental challenges of offshore energy production.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 13:00 EDT

The April 2016 issue of the AGI Foundation quarterly newsletter is now available.

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 14:02 EDT

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