Relationships with the Canadian Geophysical Union and the European Geophysical Society have been given a great deal of attention by the Committee on International Participation. The copublication arrangement for Tectonics with the European Geophysical Society was one important outcome. This is the first AGU journal with editors not resident in North America.
The Berkner Membership Program provides free 3-year membership in AGU to scientists in countries where there is little or no access to AGU publications. The program is a living memorial to Lloyd Berkner, whose devotion to the encouragement of young scientists and stimulation of international activities will long be remembered. The program currently supports 63 members from the following countries.