Introducing the Spring 2016 AGS Scholar Interns!

AGS welcomes Kathleen, Emma and Josue as they begin their spring internships in the Brooklyn Heights headquarters. Read more about their backgrounds and aspirations on Ubique!

Bowman Expedition in Honduras

Twenty-three Years of Participatory Research Mapping in Honduran Muskitia: Katainasta Communities Map a New Type of Indigenous Territorial Jurisdiction. Get updated from AGS President Dr. Jerome Dobson on our blog!

AGS Council Fellowship

AGS launches Geobadges!

 GeoBadges is a project convened by the American Geographical Society that aims to help teachers across the United States leverage the power of project-based mapping activities to drive student learning.

GIS Technologies to Stop Poaching 

Developments in GIS data capture, using handheld devices, satellite imagery, and drones, are empowering governments and conservation organizations to more effectively fight for species survival. Here are four recent examples of GIS technologies being implemented to stop poaching.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2015 Fall Symposium

Keep a look out for our videos and recaps, featuring all of our amazing speakers!

Information for our 2016 Symposium coming soon.

AGS is newly offering "Sneak Peaks" at Articles from the Geographical Review through Interviews with the Authors!

This preview helps readers understand what practical impacts these studies have, hear from the authors themselves, and discover the interesting findings these studies provide! To access the full articles, become an AGS affiliateand get free online access!


February 04, 2016 - Home Page, News and Information

Book Review: 'In Europe's Shadow' is a serious yet impassioned survey of Romania

  By Peter Lewis Book Review Editor, Geographical Review American Geographical Society February 2, 2016 You wouldn’t mistake Robert ... Read more...


February 03, 2016 - News and Information

Geo-Politics in the 2016 Election: Ted Cruz and the Evangelical Vote

Ted Cruz’s recent victory in  the Iowa caucus is considered by many to be largely due to Evangelical support in the state.  An article by the Washington Post states that one in every three Evangelical voters supported Cruz in the Iowa caucuses. Based on religious data from the Pew Research Ce... Read more...


January 26, 2016 - Map of the week, News and Information

Map of the Week: Oil Prices! See how the cost of oil has changed across the globe from 2014 to 2016.

The oil industry is currently in its deepest downturn since the 1990s with the current price of oil trading around $32. This price has been cut by more than 60% since June 2014 (from over $100/barrel) and is the lowest price a barrel of oil has been since 2004. Regular gas nationally now averages... Read more...