Introducing the AGS President-Elect and Chairman-Elect!

AGS announces the election of Dr. Christopher Tucker, founder of MapStory and Dr. Marie Price of George Washington University as Chair-Elect and President-Elect, respectively, of the American Geographical Society.

Thank you to everyone who attended "Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of Illegal Wildlife Trade" in Washington D.C!


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.

AGS announces "Best Paper Award"!

The Geographical Review is proud to announce the creation of an annual Best Paper Award. There is no need to enter. All articles published within a volume year – including articles in special features – will be eligible for the award. The winner will be selected by the members of theGeographical Review editorial board and the winner will be notified by January of the following year. The prize will be given at the Association of American Geographers Annual Conference. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Kaplan

April 26, 2016 - Events, News and Information

Harvard Club Dinner for Dr. Parag Khanna Book Release of Connectography

Last Thursday, April 21, 2016, the American Geographical Society (AGS) hosted a kickoff dinner event at the Harvard Club in New York City for the release of AGS Council... Read more...

April 12, 2016 - News and Information

Mapping the Global Gender Gap

It's Equal Pay Day which we observe as the date that represents all of the extra days a typical woman working full time would have to work to make the same amount a typical man did in the previous year. Equal Pay Day was initiated by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996 as a pu... Read more...

April 12, 2016 - Map of the week, News and Information

Map of the Week: Mapping the Word's Greatest Libraries

It's National Library Week so we've mapped some of the world's greatest libraries that are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world. All book lover's should take note of these and make a visit at some point in their lifetime! National Library Week is a national observance sponsore... Read more...