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 upcoming webinar, sponsored by AGI's Critical Issues Program and the Association of American State Geologists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. The webinar will provide a geologic overview of produced water, how it is commonly disposed, what alternate disposal and re-use methods exist, and what environmental and regulatory barriers these alternate methods face.

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 14:00 EST

The American Geosciences Institute will be taking part in the #GivingTuesday Campaign, which falls on December 1st this year. While Black Friday deals are good for consumers, #GivingTuesday provides a way for consumers to do good things for others. This year we ask you to support geoscience on #GivingTuesday.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 14:21 EST

The October 2015 issue of the AGI Foundation quarterly newsletter is now available.

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:40 EDT

This webinar, sponsored by AGI's Critical Issues Program and the U.S. Geological Survey, the Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC), and the Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Commission (OSSPAC), provides overview of what is known about the Cascadia subduction zone and the associated earthquake risks, how this information is used to guide policy decisions, how the science should be communicated, what state and local governments are doing to address the risks, and what can be done to better protect the Pacific Northwest.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 13:00 EDT

The American Geosciences Institute's Center for Geoscience and Society is pleased to release two reports concerning geosciences education in the United States. The reports were developed in response to the need for comprehensive monitoring of the U.S. educational system in terms of the instruction of geoscience content and participation in geoscience-related learning experiences. The reports are based on data pertaining to science education collected from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 16:31 EDT