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Communicating geoscience in uncertain times

Gibson, Hazel and Roberts, Jennifer (2018) Communicating geoscience in uncertain times. Geoscientist, 28 (11). pp. 26-27.

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Abstract

Under the geoscience umbrella shelters a great breadth and depth of topics and concepts, from the applied to the abstract, and from the every-day to the extraordinary. This umbrella branches onto ethical and philosophical topics around the environment, society, justice, economics, heritage and so on—it is truly interdisciplinary. It is no wonder, then, that communicating geoscience can be tricky. Indeed, it is increasingly acknowledged that challenges in communicating geoscience are a major barrier to developing new geological technologies for society.