Geoethics, Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences

TitleGeoethics, Ethical Challenges and Case Studies in Earth Sciences
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsMax, W, Sivia, P
Pagination450 p.
PublisherElesevier
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-0127999357
AbstractEdited 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.
NotesSection 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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