Wednesday, March 15, 2017



Vienna (Austria)
26 April 2017

Another great IAPG session on geoethics is planned on 26 April 2017 (Room L4/5) at EGU General Assembly.

The session (EOS14) is entitled "GEOETHICS: ETHICAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPLICATIONS OF GEOSCIENCE KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND PRACTICE" and is convened by Silvia Peppoloni (IAPG Secretary General and IAPG-Italy coordinator), Nic Bilham (IAPG Continental Coordinator for Europe), Martin Bohle (IAPG Corresponding Citizen Scientist), Giuseppe Di Capua (IAPG Treasurer), Eduardo Marone (IAPG-Brazil coordinator).

33 abstracts have been submitted in this session by 74 authors from 19 countries (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, USA).

12 orals are grouped into 2 sub-sessions: Part 1 - Defining and communicating Geoethics and Part 2 - Operationalising Geoethics: professional, institutional and industrial perspectives.
21 posters complete the programme of the session.

Presentations cover a wide spectrum of issues in geoethics, including theoretical aspects of geoethics, geoscience professionalism, ethical implications in geoscience communication, information, education, geo-hazards and data management, mining, geoparks, ocean science, geo-archeology, forensic geology, data science policies, citizen science.

Look at the programme and read abstracts at:

The session starts at 13:30 in the Room L4/5; the poster session is in the Hall X4 from 08:00.

See you in Vienna on 26 April 2017!

IAPG - International Association for Promoting Geoethics: