The International Raw Materials Observatory is collaborating with the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) on a webinar series on mineral raw materials in celebration of Earth Science Week 2020. The series includes live and on-demand webinars, as well as additional live Q&A sessions with some of the speakers. All webinars are free.

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The International Raw Materials Observatory is the lead Global Sponsor of the American Geosciences Institute’s (AGI) Earth Science Week program, the largest international public-awareness campaign for the geoscience community.

Earth Science Week Global Sponsorship supports the development, collaboration, and public projection of awareness of the role of earth materials in society. With its designation as Global Sponsor, the Observatory has joined the ranks of major sponsors of Earth Science Week, including NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation.

About AGI

The American Geosciences Institute is a nonprofit federation of more than 50 scientific and professional associations that represents over a quarter-million geoscientists. 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. Learn more at