It is a result of the 1st workshop, which took place in Italy in 30th July to 3rd August 2018
To clarify definitions of geoethics – topics and aims;
To explore the historical background of geoethics;
To present a scientific and geoethical perspective of the management and reduction of georisks in order to start preparing an educational resource;
To elaborate an online publication and create educational resources regarding geoethics – these resources comprise a set of “video pills” (5 minutes length per video) on the main aspects of geoethics to be used as “Introductory course on geoethics” for early-career professional geoscientist in order to make them aware about the ethical implications of geoscience research and practice.
It is a result of the 2nd workshop that took place in Portugal, in 14th to 18th January 2019
To establish an educational theoretical framework and define a template for the Geoethics syllabus;
To explore some Portuguese geoethical cases related to georesources management;
To address the thematic of Geoethics in geoparks and geotourism – issues will be raised concerning social awareness taking into account geological heritage and geodiversity.
It will be created as a result of the 3rd workshop that will take place in Austria, in 8th to 12th July 2019.
To address the thematic of geoethics, environment and water protection;
To produce two educational resources for higher education based on Austrian and Portuguese scenarios.
It will be created as a result of the 4th workshop that will take place in Israel, in 13th to 17th January 2020.
To find out what are the positions of Geoscience educators regarding the teaching of Geoethics in their institutes;
To demonstrate how to teach the different aspects of Geoethics (risks, resources, parks/preservation, water/environment) using a variety of learning resources in different learning environments.
This output will be delivered in February 2020 and the main responsible is the Israeli team.