AGU Membership Benefits

A world of reasons to join AGU!

AGU Membership Provides a Wealth of Professional Resources, News, and Knowledge

  • New in 2016! Free access to a special AGU Millennium Edition of GeofacetsTM, featuring more than 65,000 maps published in AGU journals after 2000.
  • AGU’s Earth and space science news site and the print magazine Eos keep you up to date with the latest news, research, features, opinions, project updates, and trends across the fields of science that AGU represents. strives to present authoritative and accessible content at the speed of the Web. It is free of charge as part of AGU’s mission to connect and serve the worldwide Earth and space science community. The full color magazine Eos is distributed twice a month on the 1st and 15th to U.S. members and to international members upon request to  It is also available as an easy-to-download PDF on the website.
  • Significant discounts on subscriptions to AGU’s peer-reviewed journals and the AGU Digital Library, containing more than 100 years of research from AGU’s preeminent journals.
  • A 35% discount on AGU books and special publications.
  • Special member registration rates for AGU meetings. These well-attended events are a great way to network and connect with your colleagues from around the world.
  • A subscription to Physics Today for special member rate (discounted from the current rate of $35).
  • Discounted access to WIREs WaterHydrological Processes, and Permafrost and Periglacial Processes (PPP).
  • Free selection of e-books rotating on a quarterly basis.

Get Involved with AGU

  • Author an article in one of AGU’s publications.
  • Become a presenter at one of AGU’s dynamic meetings, which cater to AGU members, interested scientists, the media, and the general public.
  • Get recognized! AGU members are exclusively eligible to receive Fellow Awards and Medals for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the geophysical sciences.
  • Choose from dozens of AGU Sections and Focus Groups tailored to suit your specific science interests.

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  • Members are automatically eligible to participate in the American Physical Society Insurance Trust (APSIT) plan. For more information visit American Physical Society Insurance Trust, or for a price quote contact the plan administrator, Herbert V. Friedman, Inc., by e-mail The following plans are offered:
    • Term Life
    • 10 Year Level Term
    • Disability Income
    • Personal Accident
    • Hospital Indemnity
    • Long Term Care
    • Catastrophe Major Medical

Join AGU today and become a part of the fastest-growing platform dedicated to the advancement of geophysics. With nearly 60,000 members from 139 countries, AGU advances the Earth and space sciences by catalyzing and supporting the efforts of individual scientists across the globe.