About this book series

SpringerBriefs in Geoethics envisions a series of short publications that aim to discuss ethical, social, and cultural implications of geosciences knowledge, education, research, practice and communication. The series SpringerBriefs in Geoethics is sponsored by the IAPG – International Association for Promoting Geoethics (http://www.geoethics.org). 

The intention is to present concise summaries of cutting-edge theoretical aspects, research, practical applications, as well as case-studies across a wide spectrum. 

SpringerBriefs in Geoethics are seen as complementing monographs and journal articles, or developing innovative perspectives with compact volumes of 50 to 125 pages, covering a wide range of contents comprising philosophy of geosciences and history of geosciences thinking; research integrity and professionalism in geosciences; working climate issues and related aspects; geoethics in georisks and disaster risk reduction; responsible georesources management; ethical and social aspects in geoeducation and geosciences communication; geoethics applied to different geoscience fields including economic geology, paleontology, forensic geology and medical geology;  ethical and societal relevance of geoheritage and geodiversity; sociological aspects in geosciences and geosciences-society-policy interface; geosciences for sustainable and responsible development; geoethical implications in global and local changes of socio-ecological systems; ethics in geoengineering; ethical issues in climate change and ocean science studies; ethical implications in geosciences data life cycle and big data; ethical and social matters in the international geoscience cooperation. 

Typical topics might include:

- Presentations of core concepts

- Timely reports on state-of-the art 

- Bridges between new research results and contextual literature reviews

- Innovative and original perspectives

- Snapshots of hot or emerging topics

- In-depth case studies or examples 

All projects will be submitted to the series-editor for consideration and editorial review.

Each volume is copyrighted in the name of the authors. The authors and IAPG retain the right to post a pre-publication version on their respective websites. 

The Series in Geoethics is initiated and supervised by Silvia Peppoloni and an editorial board formed by Nic Bilham, Peter T. Bobrowsky, Vincent S. Cronin, Giuseppe Di Capua, Rika Preiser, Artur Agostinho de Abreu e Sá, Iain Stewart.


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  • Silvia Peppoloni
Series Editor
  • Nic Bilham,
  • Peter Bobrowsky,
  • Vincent Cronin,
  • Giuseppe Di Capua,
  • Iain Stewart,
  • Artur Sá,
  • Rika Preiser

Book titles in this series