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Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2011 report is now available

American Geosciences Institute

Alexandria, VA - The American Geological Institute (AGI) has just released the "Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2011" report for digital, print and ebook purchase.

The 2011 report has been updated and substantially expanded from the 2009 edition, and integrates all available data sources, including original data collected by AGI, as well as data from federal, community, and industry sources, into a comprehensive report that focuses on both the human and economic parameters of the geosciences.

The new edition covers trends in K-12 education, community college programs, four-year institutions, employment sectors, and economic metrics of the geosciences. To download a free PDF of the 2011 Report Overviews and Samples, go to: http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/reports/StatusoftheWorkforce2011overview.pdf.

For a limited time, you can purchase a PDF of the entire "Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2011" report for the discounted price of only $10.00. To take advantage of this special offer, go to: http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/reports.html.

The "Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2011" report is also available on both the Kindle and Nook ebook platforms. Just search "Geoscience Workforce" on either Amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com.

The print edition of 2011 report (ISBN: 978-0-922152-86-5) can be purchased for $50.00 through AGI's Publications Department at: http://www.agiweb.org/pubs/pubdetail.html?item=800817.

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The American Geological Institute is a nonprofit federation of 49 geoscientific and professional associations that represents more than 120,000 geologists, geophysicists and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment.

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