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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
Publisher: Elsevier
Series/Report no.: 1st Edition
Issue Date: 18-Nov-2014
ISBN: 9780127999357
Keywords: Geoethics
Natural hazards
Man made hazards
Low income countries
Geoscience community
Natural risks
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. Description. 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
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