Funding Opportunities

News from the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF), September 2020

Update 9/15/2020: In response to concerns raised by members of the AAG, the NSF has clarified its announced changes to the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences program (HEGS), formerly known as the Geography and Spatial Sciences program (GSS).  AAG appreciates the time many of our members have taken to bring  questions and concerns about the program…
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Resources

Participate in AAG’s New Career and Research Mentors Program

Within AAG’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force, members proposed the creation of a mentoring program in a time when students and colleagues may have limited access to previous peer and professional contacts and mentors, while also facing new challenges. In response, the AAG has created a new program with the goal of facilitating more connections…
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Recent News

Participatory Forum on New Requirements for Ethical Geographic Science in Rapid Research

COVID-19 calls upon researchers to navigate a fast-paced scientific inquiry process under enormous public scrutiny. The rapid funding mechanisms, abundance of geographic data from emerging technologies, and the “real-time” expectations and needs of governments have posed new challenges to traditionally accepted research methods and timelines, collaborative relationships, parameters for data sharing, and public expectations of…
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Digging Deeper into K-12 Geography Achievement and Why It Matters: A NAEP Data Workshop

One of the most powerful sources of data for understanding student achievement is the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) program. Although many people know about NAEP through media coverage of its reports on the status of K-12 education, the program also offers an array of practical tools and resources that put assessment data into…
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Events

Get Involved in Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day

Geography Awareness Week is quickly approaching, November 10th - 16th, with GIS Day on November 13th. Below you’ll find GeoWeek and GIS Day resources, announcements, and ways to get involved, big and small. Do what you can to promote our wonderful discipline during the week, and also think about how you can support geography year-round!…
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Ask a Geographer Program Update: Volunteers Needed

Do you like opportunities to talk to those outside of our discipline about the work, teaching, or research that you do and why it’s interesting? Are you looking for a fun service opportunity to support geography by helping others learn more about it? Consider volunteering for the AAG Ask a Geographer program! The Ask a…
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AAG Snapshot: Grants & Awards

One of the AAG’s most time-honored programs are the AAG Grants and Awards, annually recognizing students, scholars, and geographers of all types. The AAG has a long history of supporting and recognizing geographers’ accomplishments and contributions through its many prestigious awards presented to AAG members, students, early career, mid-career, and senior faculty. As of today,…
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Resources

Free Webinar on Wildfire Management Strategies, May 16 (CEUs available)

The American Geosciences Institute's Critical Issues Program is pleased to offer a free webinar in partnership with the American Association of Geographers, “Adapting Wildfire Management to 21st Century Conditions,” on May 16th at 1:00 PM EDT. Critical Issues Webinar: "Adapting Wildfire Management to 21st Century Conditions" The combination of frequent droughts, changing climate conditions, and…
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