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Geoethics : Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 450 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0128100583
  • 9780128100585

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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"... an excellent enterprise to encourage discussions about ethical issues in the geoscience community and beyond. Its findings could be useful not just to raise the ethical consciousness of the geoscience community by highlighting its role in coping with environmental risks and uncertain hazards within society, but it could also be a relevant starting point for further interdisciplinary and social science studies in the field." --Hungarian Geographical Bulletin, Geoethics

"I recommend this book to the geoscientist who seeks to protect the earth environment and conserve earth resources and geoheritages for future generations, as well to those who forecast and mitigate geohazards." --The Leading Edge
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