AAG Seeks Help Desk Technician

AAG Help Desk Technician The Association of American Geographers has an opening for the position of Help Desk Technician, to be located at the AAG’s central office in Washington, DC. The position assists the IT Director with IT operations and the Membership Director with member database tasks. The Help Desk Technician: provides support for office…
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Geography Awareness Week and GIS Day Approaching Nov 15-21, Organize an Event Today!

Geography Awareness Week is an annual public awareness program that encourages citizens of all ages to think and learn about the significance of place and how we affect and are affected by it. Each third week of November, students, families and community members focus on the importance of geography by hosting events; using lessons, games, and…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Spring, Summer Semesters

Internships at AAG The AAG seeks interns on a year-round basis for the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff on visits to related organizations or events…
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Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Invites New Ideas for Environmental Studies Program for Fiscal Year 2017

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). To help inform management decisions affecting the OCS, BOEM develops,…
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Infographic: World Statistics Day 2015 (Oct. 20)

The United Nations General Assembly designated Oct. 20, 2015 as the second World Statistics Day to highlight the role of official statistics and the many achievements of national statistical systems. Statistical organizations throughout the world will celebrate this year’s theme of “Better Data. Better Lives” at the national and regional level. The government has a…
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Call for Participants: Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment

NOAA recently posted a Federal Register Notice announcing the formation of the new Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment. Nominations for the committee will be accepted through Monday, September 14. More information about the Committee and about how to submit nominations is available below and at  The Committee will provide advice on sustained assessment activities…
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USGS, National Geodetic Survey, and University of Alaska-Fairbanks Partner in New Survey to Determine Mount McKinley Elevation

The team of four climbers has returned from the highest point in North America with new GPS survey data to determine a more precise height of the mountain’s summit. The USGS, along with NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS), and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), are the primary partners supporting the survey. The survey party…
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