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Communicating environmental geoscience
edited by D.G.E. Liverman, C.P.G. Pereira, and B. Marker.

Published 2008 by Geological Society in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Communicating environmental geoscience : introduction / Dave Liverman, Christopher P.G. Pereira and Brian Marker
Altered priorities ahead; or how to develop fruitful relationships with the media / Ted Nield
Media and scientific communication: a case of climate change / Maxwell T. Boykoff
Good and bad practice in the communication of uncertainties associated with the relationship between climate change and weather-related natural disasters / Robert E.T. Ward
Community participation in natural risk prevention: case histories from Colombia / M. Hermelin and G. Bedoya
Guidelines for landslide hazard mapping in the Andes: speaking one language
Lead contamination, the media and risk communication: a case study from the Ribeira Valley, Brazil
Communicating uncertainty in climate-change adaptation and decision support; further development of the Gdańsk case study / Philipp Schmidt-Thomé and Dorota Kaulbarsz
GeoSure; a bridge between geology and decision-makers / Jennifer C. Walsby
The modelling and visualization of digital geoscientific data as a communication aid to land-use planning in the urban environment: an example from the Thames Gateway / K.R. Royse, H.J. Reeves and A.R. Gibson
Communication in geology : a personal perspective and lessons from volcanic, mining, exploration, geotechnical, police and geoforensic investigations / Laurance J. Donnelly
Hazard and vulnerability assessment and adaptive planning : mutual and multilateral community-researcher communication, Arctic Canada / Norm R. Catto and Kathleen Parewick
Communicating geoscience to indigenous people: examples from the Solomon Islands / M.G. Petterson, D. Tolia, S.J. Cronin and R. Addison
Framing volcanic risk communication within disaster risk reduction : finding ways for the social and physical sciences to work together
Communicating environmental geoscience; Australian communication pathways / Colin J. Simpson
Communication of geoscience information in public administration : UK experiences / Brian Marker OBE
Environmental geoscience; communication challenges / David G.E. Liverman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Geological Society special publication -- no. 305, Geological Society special publication -- no. 305.


Library of Congress
QE48.85 .C66 2008

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