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Webinars and Videos

AGU Publications Resources for Authors, Reviewers and Editors

AGU is pleased to provide the following webinar recordings and videos as a resource for our community of authors, reviewers, and editors. The resources featured on this page vary in format (webinars, workshops, panel discussions, overviews), topic (publishing your journal article, peer review, open science, and books), and languages (English, Mandarin, and Spanish). This page is regularly updated as new content become available.

Featured Resource


Peer-Review Essentials: How to Write Exceptional and Respectful Reviews

This August 2023 webinar discusses the basics of peer-review, including how to thoroughly and respectfully critique a scientific manuscript, best practices for reviewing, policies to consider, and opportunities for mentorship and continuous learning. The webinar features insights from Prof. Kaustubh Thirumalai, Associate Editor of Paleoceanography & Paleoclimatology and AGU’s publications staff. There is also a Q&A session where questions were answered live.


Resources by Topic

Publishing and Peer Review

Publishing 101: Best Practices on Writing and Publishing Your First Paper (June 2022)


What Makes a Paper Reviewable – AGU Fall Meeting Panel with Editors (December 2021)


Open Science

Open Science for Authors: Navigating Open Data, Open Access, and Funding Options (August 2022)


Time stamps:

  • 3:03: Webinar agenda
  • 5:40: Open science: history, current landscape, and progress at AGU
  • 13:30: Navigating open access as an author: publishing OA at AGU and funding options for APCs
  • 30:10: Open data and software: why it’s important and what authors should know
  • 42:10: Other open science initiatives at AGU (ESS Open Archive and CRediT)
  • 47:33: Q&A with presenters


Data and Software Sharing Guidance for Early Career Researchers: AGU Journal Requirements (August 2022)