AGU Membership Benefits

A world of reasons to join AGU!

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

  • 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 delivered on the 1st of the month to U.S. members and to international members upon request to [email protected]  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 all books at
  • 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).
  • 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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Join AGU today and become a part of the fastest-growing platform dedicated to the advancement of geophysics. With 60,000 members from 137 countries, AGU advances the Earth and space sciences by catalyzing and supporting the efforts of individual scientists across the globe.