American Geosciences Institute

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American Geosciences Institute
American Geosciences Institute logo.png
Founded1948
FocusEarth Science
Location
MethodScience, partnerships, information services, nonpartisan policy
Staff
50+[1]
Websiteamericangeosciences.org

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.[5]

Since 1966, AGI has produced GeoRef, a literature database for those studying the earth sciences.[6]

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  1. ^ "About AGI". 2 May 2013.
  2. ^ "AGI Member Societies | American Geosciences Institute". www.americangeosciences.org. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  3. ^ "About AGI | American Geosciences Institute". www.americangeosciences.org. Retrieved 2017-04-20.
  4. ^ "AGI becomes the American Geosciences Institute | American Geosciences Institute". www.americangeosciences.org. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  5. ^ "EARTH Magazine". www.earthmagazine.org.
  6. ^ "GeoRef - GeoRef". www.proquest.com. Retrieved 2017-04-24.

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