2000 Florida Ave, NW · Washington, DC 20009 · (202) 462-6900

The American Geophysical Union is a not-for-profit society of Earth and space scientists with more than 61,000 members in 146 countries. Established in 1919 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., AGU advances the Earth and space sciences through its scholarly publications, meetings, and outreach programs.

45 Beacon Street · Boston, MA 02018 · (617) 227-2425 · fax: (617) 742-8718

AMS promotes the development and dissemination of information and education in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences, and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS currently has a membership of more than 11,000 professionals, professors, students, and weather enthusiasts.

AMS publishes nine atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals, sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services. These programs and services include two professional certification programs, the Radio and Television Seal of Approval and the Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) programs, and an array of undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships to support students pursuing careers in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

1801 Alexander Bell Drive · Reston, VA 20191 · (800) 548-2723 · fax: (703) 295-6222

Founded in 1852, ASCE represents more than 125,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America’s oldest national engineering society. ASCE is comprised of Regional Councils, Younger Member Councils, Sections, Branches, Student Chapters and Clubs, and International Student Groups. ASCE’s vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life, and to advance the science and profession of engineering to enhance the welfare of humanity. As a part of this vision, ASCE maintains and enforces a code of ethics which includes environmental amendments to incorporate the principles of sustainable development.

ASCE is the world’s leading source of technical and professional information in the civil engineering field. ASCE’s technical and professional councils publish numerous journals, and ASCE offers an even greater number of internationally renowned publications. In addition to these journals, ASCE publishes policy statements on a wide variety of issues, holds educational programs for civil engineering students and professionals, and runs a Congressional Fellows Program in Washington, D.C.

636 Eye Street, NW · Washington, DC 20001 · (202) 898-2444 · fax: (202) 898-1185

The ASLA Fund is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the American Society of Landscape Architects. It is supported by the tax-deductible contributions of ASLA members, firms, and individuals who share the ASLA Fund's commitment to careful stewardship, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environment. The Fund's mission is to expand the body of knowledge of the landscape architecture profession, promote the values of landscape architecture, and increase public understanding of environmental and land-use issues and principles.

The ASLA Fund is administered by ASLA's chapter trustees and its elected officers. ASLA's executive vice president serves as its president, and the immediate past-president of ASLA serves as its Chair.

P.O. Box 2663 · Woodbridge, VA 22195 · (540) 687-8390 · fax: (540) 687-8395

AWRA is the pre-eminent multidisciplinary association for information exchange, professional development, and education about water resources and related issues. AWRA members are professionals who have chosen to reach beyond our individual fields to make a difference in water resources management. It is the professional home of a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists, and attorneys. By tackling the hard questions, AWRA creates opportunities to engage in the vital conversations surrounding water resources management.

P.O. Box 9140 · Boulder, CO 80301-9140 · (303) 357-1000 · fax: (303) 357-1070

GSA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. The Society was founded in New York in 1888 by some of the great geologists of the time. GSA is the first enduring society for the geosciences in America. It is a global professional society with a growing membership of more than 22,000 individuals in 97 countries. Twenty-eight percent of its members are students. The Society's primary activities are organizing scientific meetings and conferences and publishing scientific literature. Other activities include disbursing research grants, operating an employment matching and interview service, honoring outstanding scientific contributors with medals and awards, assisting teachers in geoscience education, and fostering public awareness of geoscience issues.

GSA's mission is to be a leader in advancing the geosciences, enhancing the professional growth of its members, and promoting the geosciences in the service to humankind and stewardship of the Earth. 

229 S. Baylen Street · Pensacola, FL 32502 · (850) 469-1500 · fax: (850) 469-9778

SETAC is a professional society established to promote the use of multidisciplinary approaches to solving problems of the impact of chemicals and technology on the environment. SETAC's nearly 5,000 members are professionals in the fields of chemistry, toxicology, biology, ecology, atmospheric sciences, health sciences, earth sciences and environmental engineering.

Since 1979, SETAC's unique strength lies in its commitment to balance the interests of academia, business and government. Its members are concerned about global environmental issues and dedicated to the effective communication of research to both scientific and public sectors.
SETAC holds regular technical workshops to evaluate current and prospective environmental issues. SETAC publishes Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, a peer-reviewed monthly journal dedicated to furthering scientific knowledge and disseminating information on environmental toxicology and chemistry, including the application of these sciences to risk assessment.