• Fall Meeting Session Proposals Now Accepted

    This year, the Fall Meeting Program Committee invites you to submit session proposals that elevate our understanding of the ways that our science is evolving. Scientific advances that contribute to the health and welfare of people worldwide, that spur innovation within and beyond our fields of study, and that inform decisions critical to the sustainability of the Earth are of particular interest. In brief, proposals that support this year’s theme: What Science Stands For.

    NEW THIS YEAR: Session proposals and cross-listed/co-organized sessions will be accepted for the newly formed GeoHealth Section. Also new this year, the Fall Meeting Program Committee invites you to submit tutorial proposals that improve learning and spark new ways of approaching today’s problems.

    Deadline: 18 April, 11:59 PM ET
  • Volunteer to be an Editor for JGR: Space Physics

    AGU is seeking two new Editors to join the board of the Journal of Geophysical Research Space Physics. These are additional positions that will expand the editorial board from five to seven.

    Applicants should be dynamic, well-organized, independent-minded, and even-handed scientists with robust knowledge of space physics. As editor you should be committed to further strengthening JGR: Space Physics as a leading journal in this field and be proactive in attracting innovative contributions in traditional disciplines and in emerging areas. Applicants from all fields of space physics are welcome. The journal's full aims and scope are given here:

    Editors have several job duties. First and foremost is handling the reviewer assignments and decisions for manuscripts submitted to the journal. You could also be called upon for consultation about manuscripts assigned to other editors. There is an expectation of promoting the journal, especially at conferences you attend, and helping to write highlights of selected papers published in the journal.  We hold regular teleconferences throughout the year, as well as a full editorial board meeting at the AGU Fall Meeting, to discuss management and strategic goals of the journal. The expected time commitment of a JGR: Space Physics editor is ~5 hours per week.

    The term for these new editors would be 4 years with a flexible start date soon after selection. This term extends past the end date of the other editors, creating a bridge to the next Editor in Chief and board. Questions regarding the scope of work and editorial philosophy should contact the EiC, Mike Liemohn, at AGU's guidelines to editors is found here: The search committee is committed to diversity and highly encourages women and minorities to apply. The journal serves a world-wide community of space physics researchers and international applicants are welcome.

    If you would like to be considered for one of these Editor positions with JGR: Space Physics, please send your curriculum vitae with a letter of interest via email to If you would like to nominate a highly qualified colleague, then please send a letter of recommendation to the same email address. Please make sure that you specify "JGR: Space Physics Editor Search" in the subject line of the email.

    Review of applications will begin immediately after the submission deadline.

    Deadline for applications is 23 February 2018