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 Ratings3.8

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)224(-1%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    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

    82/100

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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

    Congratulations 2021 Section Awards and Named Lecturers and UMAP recipients

    On behalf of our global community, congratulations to all these recipients on these well-deserved honors! Their individual and collective contributions to the advancement of Earth and space sciences around the world will serve as inspiration for future generations.

    2020 Annual Report: Advancing diversity and setting next 10+ years for Earth and space sciences

    2020 was an unforgettable year - from the global pandemic causing a worldwide shutdown to the racial reckoning around the world. Throughout the year, when people wanted to engage on Earth and space science issues, AGU was here to support us...I encourage you to read the Annual Report for more detail…

    Southeast Glacier #3, Devon Ice Cap, Canada Recent Retreat

    Southeast #3 Glacier, Devon Ice Cap in July 9, 2016 and August 29, 2021 Sentinel 2 images of the lower 10 km  showing three supraglacial streams S1, S2 and S3 and the outlet plumes of each stream at Point 1-3. The yellow line is the 2016 margin. The southeast sector of the Devon Ice Cap, Devon Islan…

    #AntarcticLog: Caring for one ocean

    The idea of the seven seas is a romantic notion; every ocean on Earth is one ocean. What happens in one part of the ocean system -- say the melting of glacial ice into the Southern Ocean -- impacts the rest. Likewise, the global warming causing glaciers to melt comes from an excess of carbon dioxide…

    Landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico

    Images of landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico

    Paimio: a very unusual landslide in Finland

    Last week a very interesting and unusual landslide occurred close to the town of Paimio in Finland
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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.