American Geological Institute
American Geosciences Institute
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Founded 1948
Focus Earth Science
Method Science, partnerships, information services, nonpartisan policy
Slogan "Connecting Earth, science, and people"

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of 51 geoscientific and professional organizations[2] that represents geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. The organization was founded in 1948.[3] The name of the organization was changed from the American Geological Institute on October 1, 2011.[4] The organization's offices are in Alexandria, Virginia.

EARTH Magazine, formerly known as Geotimes, is AGI's monthly newsmagazine.

Since 1966, AGI has produced GeoRef, a literature database for those studying the earth sciences.[5]

See also


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "AGI Member Societies | American Geosciences Institute". Retrieved . 
  3. ^ "About AGI | American Geosciences Institute". Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "AGI becomes the American Geosciences Institute | American Geosciences Institute". Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "GeoRef - GeoRef". Retrieved . 

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