Monday, April 28, 2014

2 - Meet the conveners of the session NH9.8 at EGU 2014
Silvia Peppoloni

Session NH9.8 "Geoethics: Ethical Challenges In Communication, Geoeducation And Management of Natural Hazards"

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 Room G6

EGU General Assembly, Vienna 2014

For the first time, geoethics found space and time at EGU - General Assembly in 2012, thanks to Silvia Peppoloni (NH9.8/EOS9 - Geoethics and natural hazards: communication, education and the science-policy-practice interface).

At EGU 2013, Silvia organized a great session on geoethics (NH9.8 - Geoethics and natural hazards: the role and responsibility of the geoscientists), with a first part dedicated to the L'Aquila earthquake case.

Silvia is a PhD researcher at INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia - Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Rome). 

She is considered a leader among international proponents of geoethics. She is founding member and Secretary General of the International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG: and coordinator of the Section on Geoethics and Geological Culture ( inside the Italian Geological Society. She is also the editor of the first volume entirely dedicated to Geoethics ever published by a JCR international journal ("Annals of Geophysics"). She is a member of the Italian Committee on Geoethics of the Italian Federation of Earth Sciences.

In the session NH9.8, he is also co-author with Giuseppe Di Capua of a poster (B370) titled "Geoethics and geoscientists: some ongoing initiatives" (Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 - Blue posters, 17:30–19:00).

Programme of the session NH9.8 at EGU 2014