AGI publishes 43rd edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments

02/25/05

ALEXANDRIA, VA -- The latest edition of the Directory of Geoscience Departments (DGD) -- the definitive source for information about college and university geoscience departments in the United States and in 51 countries -- has just been published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).

The Directory of Geoscience Departments, 43rd Edition, provides a state-sorted listing of 1,169 geoscience departments, including museums, research departments and institutes and their faculty and staff. Of the 903 U.S. geoscience departments listed, 879 grant degrees. This edition also lists 266 non-U.S. departments in 51 countries. In addition to information about geoscience departments, their faculty, and the faculty specialties, the DGD includes listings of U.S. state geological surveys, field-camp information, and faculty contact information. Other valuable features include departments that are also listed in AGI's comprehensive Guide to Geoscience Departments; the most recent enrollments and degrees granted; and an expanded listing of federal agencies that employ or are of interest to geoscientists.

Published in soft cover (6" x 9"), the 584-page Directory of Geoscience Departments, 43rd Edition (ISBN 0-922152-73-X; ISSN 0364-7811), is available from AGI and can be ordered online from AGI Publications at www.agiweb.org/pubs, by phone at (703) 379-2480, or through Amazon.com. The list price is $40.00; members of AGI member societies are eligible to purchase one copy at 20 percent off list price.

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