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29 April 2024

AGU Board of Directors Meeting, April 2024

In April 2024, the AGU Board of Directors gathered in Hoboken, NJ to discuss vital topics shaping the organization’s future. The meeting revolved around four key themes: adapting to change, fostering relationships, defining the role of science, and our vision of the future. Framed by a quote from American philosopher Eric Hoffer: “In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly …


21 January 2024

Swan song

A few reflections on the AGU Blogosphere’s long, strong run, and a vision for Callan’s future online outreach.


1 December 2023

Friday fold: a Massanutten cross-section from a century ago

The Friday fold digs deep into the historical archives for a near-century old illustration of the geology of the Massanutten mountain system in Virginia’s Valley & Ridge geologic province.


21 November 2023

Global Geosciences Society Initiative: Take Our Survey!

Are you a student or an early career scientists? The Global Geosciences Societies Initiative, which brings together leaders from more than 15 associations around the world, is looking for your insight on career opportunities in the Earth and space sciences. Your responses are anonymous and will help societies to develop programs, resources and tools to ensure students and early career professionals can excel in their chosen field. Take our survey …


17 November 2023

AGU’s Statement on Second Averted U.S. Government Shutdown of 2023

AGU is relieved that the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have agreed once more to extend funding of the government and avert a shutdown, but we urge lawmakers to end the stalemate over the federal budget and ensure the government stays open for good.      The continuing political brinkmanship leaves much of the U.S. scientific enterprise – and the countless people and places it serves – teetering on the …