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AGS

Introduction to African Geophysical Society

African Geophysical Society AGS is a dynamic, innovative, and interdisciplinary scientific association committed to the pursuit of understanding of Earth and Space for the benefit of mankind.
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Our Objectives at AGS

AGS mainly focuses on :

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The expansion and strengthening of the study of the Earth and other planets including their environments in African continent

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Facilitating cooperation among scientists, national, regional and international scientific organizations, which are involved in geophysical and other related research.

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Initiations of, as well as participations in, new research and training programs

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Popularizations of various geophysical research and training programs in African continent via scientific conferences, publications and trainings - short and long terms.


2016 Annual African Geophysical Society Conference

Venue: Université FHB Cocody Campus de Bingerville, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Date : 7-11 November, 2016.

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AGS Sections

S - Solid Earth Science

Solid Earth Science (geology, geodesy, geophysics, geochemistry, biogeosciences)

A - Atmospheric Science

Atmospheric Science (Small scale and local wind systems, air pollution,  mesoscale processes, global wind systems, cyclones, weather forecasting,  atmospheric chemistry, global climate and its change, meteorology)

O - Ocean Science

Ocean Science (Estuarine and costal oceanography, ocean circulation, marine biogeochemistry, paleoceanography, marine geology, and atmosphere-ocean coupling.

PA - Astronomy and Planetary Science

Astronomy and Planetary Science (interior, surface, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere of solar system bodies other than earth, cosmology)

ST - Solar and Terrestrial

Solar and Terrestrial (sun, interplanetary medium, heliosphere, the magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere of planet earth, space weather)

H - Hydrological Science

Hydrological Science (Hydrometeorology, Surface Water Hydrology, Ground Water Hydrology,Water Resources Planning and Management, Hydroinformatics)

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