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Geoscience for the Public Good and Global Development: Toward a Sustainable Future

Product Code: USPE520
Series: GSA Special Papers
Author/Editor: Edited by Gregory R. Wessel and Jeffrey K. Greenberg
Publication Date: 01 July 2016
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This publication offers an overview of the applications of the geosciences to sustainable development and geophilanthropic efforts worldwide, and offers advice to guide the creation of development projects. The primacy of geologic input to all development activities is highlighted along with problems that are encountered and environmental issues that must be addressed. General principles to follow are discussed, including guidelines for creating sustainable solutions, building foundations for effective international development, the importance of ethical and social values, the motivation behind sustainable development, and how geoscientists can best become development practitioners.

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Type: Book
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Thirteen Digit ISBN: 9780813725208
Publisher: GSA
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 478
Weight: 1.6 kg


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