Hazards Caucus Briefing Watching the World: Saving Lives Through Hazards Mapping and Monitoring Natural hazards affect every state in the nation. Earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, hurricanes and other hazards, result in billions of dollars in annualized losses to the United States. These hazards threaten lives and property, disrupt services, damage infrastructure and threaten economies. Mapping […]

State Responses to Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma, Texas, and Ohio The American Geosciences Institute will host a free webinar, “State Responses to Induced Earthquakes,” on Friday April 14th at 2:00 PM ET. The surge in recent years of earthquakes associated with some oil and gas operations, especially the deep underground injection of wastewater, has spurred […]

AGU will host its third member-only Congressional Visits Day (AGU CVD) on 2-3 May 2017. The event provides an opportunity for AGU members interested in science policy to share the wonder and value of Earth and space science with their legislators in Washington, D.C. The application will be open 13-27 March 2017. AGU CVD focuses on the importance of science […]

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the […]

Focus Days Sunday, October 8 International Earthcache Day Monday, October 9 Earth Science Literacy Day Tuesday, October 10 No Child Left Inside Day Earth Observation Day Wednesday, October 11 National Fossil Day Thursday, October 12 Geoscience for Everyone Day Friday, October 13 Geologic Map Day Saturday, October 14 International Archaeology Day