EGU calling – IGC calling

The abstract submission is open.

The text below are excerpts of the sessions proposal for EGU General Assembly 2016, 17-22 April, Vienna


La Muse des Géologues du Boulou
La Muse des Géologues du Boulou

@EGU 2016: Recent years have seen a great growth of interest in geoethics among geoscientists. They have become more involved in discussions of the values which underpin appropriate behaviors and practices, wherever human activities interact with the geosphere. All branches of geosciences have ethical, social and cultural implications. Therefore, there is an evident need to develop an ethical framework for geoscience research and practices that can help geoscientists confronting ethical dilemmas and make them more aware of their responsibility in conducting their activities. Geoethical principles apply to geoscientists’ work across four equally important domains: the self, colleagues, society and the natural environment. Thus, the spectrum of geoethics topics is very broad. It includes issues of research integrity and professional deontology, data production and management, conflicts of interest…

@IGC35 in Cape Town: IAPG_Geoethics_35thIGC_2016

Geoscience for Society…

Sediment fan in bulding site

@EGU2016: This session likes to offer a forum for cross-cutting reflections, such as: (i) Weather is the earth science topic that gains attention in “prime-time”. What can other earth science topics do to received a similar sort of attention? (ii) Earth sciences are relevant for knowledge societies because they bear on economy, living conditions, individual well-being. How to relate this insight to citizens‘ experimental connections with the geosphere? (iii) Humanities, geosciences and narratives; how to weave humanities into narratives on anthropogenic global change…


Timemachine - III
Timemachine – III

@EGU2016: The early Anthropocene is a double challenge for its citizens: (1) modification of physical, chemical and biological mechanisms on planetary scales and (2) limited global governance of the economic and social processes that could regulate these modifications.  Understanding the aggregated power of seven to nine billion people has led, during the last decade, to the notion of the “Anthropocene” as a paradigm for anthropogenic global change. The ongoing modifications of physical, chemical and biological processes on a planetary scale, nevertheless, are the unintended, incidental, and cumulative effects of individual activities…

#‎EGU2016‬: ‪#‎Geoethics‬: EOS5‪#‎Geoscience‬ for ‪#‎Society‬: EOS9‪#‎Anthropocene‬: EOS19

The abstract submission is open.

The text above are excerpts of the sessions proposal for EGU General Assembly 2016,

Vienna 17-22 April 2016.


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