Thursday, December 10, 2015

Geoethics at the AGU Fall Meeting 2015

San Francisco (USA), 14-18 December 2015

Geoethics is among the topics of the congress even this year. The IAPG members are actively involved in this important annual geoscience event and will attend a poster session and will give oral presentations.
In particular, we remind you the Poster Session ED13E "Geoethics and Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Geoscience Classes" (Monday, 14 December 2015  13:40 - 18:00, Moscone South - Poster Hall), convened by Dexter Perkins, Vincent Cronin and David Mogk:

  • Poster ED13E-0911: Fostering Critical Thinking in the Geosciences: Combining Geoethics, the Affective Domain, Metacognition, and Systems Thinking (Authors: David Mogk, John Geissman).
  • Poster ED13E-0912: Encourage Risk, Failure and Values-Driven Decision Making, by Developing and Integrating Ethical and Critical Thinking in Geocurricula (Author: Ann Vasko)
  • Poster ED13E-0913: Using Significant Geologic Hazards and Disasters to Focus Geoethics Case Studies (Author: Vincent Cronin).

Moreover, there will be oral presentations in the following sessions:

Session PA23C: What It Means to be a Geoscientist: Defining a Common Identity for the Public and Profession (Tuesday, 15 December 2015  13:40 - 15:40, Moscone South - 103):

  • Abstract PA23C-06: As Ethics is a Core Attribute of Science, So Geoethics Must Be at the Core of Geoscience (Authors: Vincent Cronin, Charly Bank, Peter Bobrowsky, John Geissman, Susan Kieffer, David Mogk, Cindy Palinkas, Catherine Pappas Maenz, Silvia Peppoloni, Anne Marie Ryan) - Tuesday, 15 December 2015  14:55 - 15:10, Moscone South - 103.

Session ED21E: Building the Global Talent Pool in Earth and Space Science I (Tuesday, 15 December 2015  08:00 - 10:00, Moscone South - 310):

  • Abstract ED21E-07: Be Explicit: Geoscience Program Design to Prepare the Next Generation of Geoscientists (Author: David Mogk) - Tuesday, 15 December 2015  09:30 - 09:45 Moscone South - 310.

Poster Session T11E "New Insights into the Active Deformation, Tectonic Evolution, and Hazard Mitigation of the Caribbean Plate and South America I" (Monday, 14 December 2015  08:00 - 12:20, Moscone South - Poster Hall):

  • Poster T11E-2938: Volcanic Ash Hazards and Risk in Argentina: Scientific and Social Collaborative Approaches (Authors: Elizabeth Rovere, Roberto Violante, Marcelo Vazquez Herrera, Ma de la Paloma Martinez Fernandez).

Finally, we point out an interesting event:
Session TH33K: Forward Focused Ethics – What is the Role of Scientific Societies in Responding to Harassment and Other Workplace Climate Issues? (Wednesday, 16 December 2015  12:30 - 13:30 Moscone South - 102)
Primary contacts: Cathryn Manduca and Margaret Leinen

More information about the AGU Fall Meeting 2015 - Scientific Program:

Other events on geoethics at