American Geophysical Union

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    American Geophysical Union (AGU) is a non-profit scientific association. It promotes discovery in Earth and space science. 

    TypePrivate
    Founded1919
    HQWashington, DC, US
    Websiteagu.org
    Employee Ratings3.9

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Jul 2022)246(+3%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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    Key People/Management at American Geophysical Union

    Jill Karsten

    Jill Karsten

    Director
    Richard Murray

    Richard Murray

    Director
    Jenny Riker

    Jenny Riker

    Director
    Tong Zhu

    Tong Zhu

    Director
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    American Geophysical Union Office Locations

    American Geophysical Union has an office in Washington
    Washington, DC, US (HQ)
    2000 Florida Ave. NW
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    American Geophysical Union Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1919

    American Geophysical Union Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    81/100

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    American Geophysical Union Online and Social Media Presence

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    American Geophysical Union News and Updates

    Battelle and NEON to Highlight Research Infrastructure and Partnerships at the 2020 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 30, 2020)—The 2020 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting will include a feature presentation from Battelle Chief Scientist Mike Kuhlman, National Ecological Observatory Network ( NEON ) Chief Scientist and Observatory Director Paula Mabee, Battelle Senior Project Manager Tom H…

    American Geophysical Union Blogs

    The Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in Iran

    The 27 July 2022 Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in the mountains near Tehran is one of a number of recent landslides in Iran.

    The 26 July 2016 landslide at Fushun west pit in China

    On 26 July 2016 a 3.1 million cubic metre landslide occurred at a high wall coal mine at Fushun in China, causing extensive damage. The failure is documented in a new paper (Sun et al. 2022) in the journal Landslides.

    The 2 December 2020 Beach Road Landslide in Haines, Alaska

    A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.

    This North Carolina boulder carved a satisfying track as it slid downhill, and you can see it with lidar imagery

    By Philip S. Prince A few weeks ago, after years of “lidar surfing,” I finally encountered an Appalachian boulder that left clear evidence of its sliding path down a mountainside. Large boulders are common throughout all of topographically rugged Appalachia, but they typically reveal little or no ev…

    A high-country Eden for sockeye salmon

    In late summer, a few months before this mossy valley will feel the sting of 40-below air, bright red salmon dart through a crystal-clear pool amid fragrant green vegetation. The Gulkana Hatchery has a Garden-of-Eden feel, which is fitting since millions of sockeye salmon begin life here each year. …

    Landslides from the 27 July 2022 M=7.0 earthquake in Abra, Philippines

    The 27 July 2022 M=7.0 earthquake in Abra Province, Philippines is likely to have triggered large numbers of landslides.
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    American Geophysical Union Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was American Geophysical Union founded?

      American Geophysical Union was founded in 1919.

    • Who are American Geophysical Union key executives?

      American Geophysical Union's key executives are Jill Karsten, Richard Murray and Jenny Riker.

    • How many employees does American Geophysical Union have?

      American Geophysical Union has 249 employees.

    • Who are American Geophysical Union competitors?

      Competitors of American Geophysical Union include RNIB, Hivos and Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

    • Where is American Geophysical Union headquarters?

      American Geophysical Union headquarters is located at 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington.

    • Where are American Geophysical Union offices?

      American Geophysical Union has an office in Washington.

    • How many offices does American Geophysical Union have?

      American Geophysical Union has 1 office.