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. 

    HQWashington, DC, US
    Employee Ratings3.8

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    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)224(-1%)
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    Key People/Management at American Geophysical Union

    Jill Karsten

    Jill Karsten

    Richard Murray

    Richard Murray

    Jenny Riker

    Jenny Riker

    Tong Zhu

    Tong Zhu

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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 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

    AGU LANDInG awarded NSF grant to provide professional development to Postdoctoral Fellows

    We are excited to announce the launch of AGU LANDInG-PRFP (Leadership Academy and Network for Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences-Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program), an initiative to provide professional development in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), and related scientific skill…

    A very late sting in the tail of the South Asian monsoon

    Very unusual late monsoon rainfall has had devastating impacts on South Asia in the last few days, with many deaths from landslides and floods in both India and Nepal. Parts of Nepal recorded over 500 mm of rainfall in 48 hours.

    The Mira Mar landslide in Albany, Australia

    In the Mira Mar suburb of the city of Albany in the southern part of Australia a landslide is slowly destroying a number of houses

    New science policy engagement program; applications open now!

    AGU is piloting a new program, Local Science Partners, that will cement sciences’ place in decision-making by empowering AGU members to build trusting, sustainable partnerships with policymakers. AGU’s new program will pair AGU members with their legislators and provide AGU member partners the tools…

    #AntarcticLog: 200 million displaced by climate change

    It's a week to celebrate for me: #AntarcticLog #200 just posted.  Here it is. To acknowledge the moment, I looked for a topic that would reflect that number: 200. And what I came up with was sobering: the World Bank's assessment of the number of humans due to be displaced by climate change. (And tha…

    Indications of landslides on Google Street View

    The El Arrecife Landslide in Spain provides an excellent example of the way in which Google Street View can be used to help understand the movement of landslides that affect roads.
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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 224 employees.

    • Who are American Geophysical Union competitors?

      Competitors of American Geophysical Union include Hivos, Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.

    • 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.