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Geography 2050: Envisioning a Sustainable Planet
American Geographical Society Council Fellowship
Educating the future generations of our planet.Children of the City (COC) provides a unique approach to educating children and setting them up for success.
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Geographical Review Preview Articles
AGS offers a “sneak peak”!
Take a look at the newest article preview titled "Interpreting Captain Bob Bartlett’s AGS Notebook Chronicling Significant Parts of Peary’s 1908–09 North Pole Expedition" by Deirdre C. Stam.
Become an AGS Junior Service FellowHigh school students who have taken the AP® Human Geography course, scoring a 3, 4, or 5 on the exam, is now eligible to become an American Geographical Society Junior Service Fellow!
AGS 2016 Honorary Fellows
Dr. Roberta Balstad (left) a Special Research Scientist at Columbia University and Senior Fellow of the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) and Ms. Barbara Ryan (right), Secretariat Director of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) have been selected to receive the certificates of AGS Honorary Fellowship during the Fall 2016 Symposium.
October 26, 2016 - Map of the Week, News and Information
The Fool’s Cap Map of the World
Any map-lovers looking for a Halloween costume? Consider the The Fool’s Cap Map of the World. It is estimated that the map dates from ca. 1580-1590. Over the years, many people have sought to explain the deeper meaning of this image. Map blogger Frank Jobs spoke about this map in his blog.... Read more...
October 24, 2016 - News and Information, Press Release
10/24/2016: American Geographical Society Announces Mr. William Reilly and Dr. Roger Sayre as the Keynote Speakers for the 2016 AGS Fall Symposium
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Geographical Society Announces Mr. William Reilly and Dr. Roger Sayre as the Keynote Speakers for the 2016 AGS Fall Symposium Description: The American Geographical Society announced today Mr. William Reilly and Dr. Roger Sayre as the Keynote speakers for the 2016 ... Read more...
October 19, 2016 - Map of the Week, News and Information
The interactive map below shows the top 15 haunted houses in the country. You can use pan and zoom to navigate to the different sites and view attribute information for each house. The data used to create this map was obtained from the Haunt World website. The website provides additional about eac... Read more...