Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Authors: ||Peppoloni, S.*|
|Editors: ||Wyss, Max|
Peppoloni, Silvia; Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione AC, Roma, Italia
|Title: ||Geoethics: ethical challenges and case studies in Earth Science|
|Series/Report no.: ||1st Edition|
|Issue Date: ||18-Nov-2014|
Man made hazards
Low income countries
|Abstract: ||Key Features.
Written by a global group of contributors with backgrounds ranging from philosopher to geo-practitioner, providing a balance of voices.
Includes case studies, showing where experts have gone wrong and where key organizations have ignored facts, wanting assessments favorable to their agendas.
Provides a much needed basis for discussion to guide scientists to consider their responsibilities and to improve communication with the public.
Edited by two experts in the area, Geoethics: Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences addresses a range of topics surrounding the concept of ethics in geoscience, making it an important reference for any Earth scientist with a growing concern for sustainable development and social responsibility.
This book will provide the reader with some obvious and some hidden information you need for understanding where experts have not served the public, what more could have been done to reach and serve the public and the ethical issues surrounding the Earth Sciences, from a global perspective.
Table of contents.
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Philosophical reflections
Section 3: The ethics of practice
Section 4: Man made hazards
Section 5: Natural hazards
Section 6: Exploitation of resources
Section 7: Low income and indigenous communities
Section 8: Geoscience community|
|Appears in Collections:||05.08.99. General or miscellaneous|
04.06.11. Seismic risk
04.08.08. Volcanic risk
05.03.99. General or miscellaneous
05.09.99. General or miscellaneous
Files in This Item:
|Geoethics_Elsevier_2015_Peppoloni.pdf||Book's table of contents||1.26 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.