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AGU books support the needs of Earth and space scientists in the 21st century for research, learning, teaching, and professional development. The books cover the full breadth of Earth and space sciences, often with an interdisciplinary perspective, presenting the work of scientists across demographics, geographic location, and career stage.

Watch a short video featuring authors and editors of recently published volumes talking about their books and their experiences of the publishing process. 

Find out the benefits of doing a book and doing it with AGU.

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Book series

Book series

AGU Member Benefits

AGU members receive 35% off AGU books at Use promo code AGUME at checkout.

E-books from the back catalog are made available to AGU members. Log in via your AGU member profile to access the complimentary e-book. The complimentary e-books for 2024 are:

  • January to March - Earth Observation Using Python: A Practical Programming Guide 
  • April to June - Global Drought and Flood: Observation, Modeling, and Prediction  
  • July to September - Magma Redox Geochemistry
  • October to December - Hydrogeology, Chemical Weathering, and Soil Formation 


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Publishing process

A step-by-step guide to getting published in the AGU Books portfolio.
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Book proposals

To discuss an idea for a book contact a member of the Editorial Board or email [email protected]
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Manuscript preparation

Instructions for preparing your book manuscript or book chapter.