Ethical Issues and Crisis Mapping: Links to Resources
Updated February 20, 2012
Ethics in Crowd-sourcing
Ethics in Crisis-mapping and Satellite Monitoring
- Responsibility and Ethics for Technology in Human Interventions [wiki]
- Crisis Mappers Network Data Protection Working Group [CrisisMappers.net]
- Raymond, Nathan, Howarth, Caitlin, and Hutson, Jonathan, 2012. Crisis Mapping Needs an Ethical Compass
- Raymond, Nathan, Howarth, Caitlin, and Hutson, Jonathan, 2012. People Protection Standards 1.0
- Meier, Patrick, 2012. Stranger than Fiction: A Few Words About an Ethical Compass for Crisis Mapping
- Meier, Patrick, 2012. On Crowdsourcing, Crisis Mapping and Data Protection Standards
- Ayala Iacucci, Anahi, et al., 2012. Data Protection Standards 2.0
- Ayala Iacucci, Anahi, et al., 2011 [Updated Feb 2012]. The Security and Ethics of Live of Live Mapping in Repressive Regimes and Hostile Environments
- Madsen, Wayne, 1994. Protecting Indigenous People’s Privacy from “Eyes in the Sky”
Ethics in Geographic Information Systems
- Michael Blakemore and Roger Longhorn, 2004. Ethics and GIS: A Practitioner’s Dilemma.
- Craig, Will, 1993. A GIS Code of Ethics: What We Can Learn from Other Organizations.
- Onsrud, Harlan, 2010. Implementing Geographic Information Technologies Ethically
- Terry, Geney et al., 2007. Ethics for GIS Professionals.
- Quinn, M. 2010. Ethics for the Information Age (4th Edition), New York: Addison-Wesley, ISBN: 0132133873.
- AAG, 2009. Geographic Information Ethics: Special Session of AAG 2009
- Ethical Guidance for Pervasive and Ethical IT Blog
GIS Codes of Ethics
- Practical Ethics in Participatory GIS/Public Participation GIS Practical Ethics for Participatory GIS practitioners, facilitators, technology intermediaries and researchers (PPGIS.net)
- GISCI GIS Code of Ethics
- GISCorps Code of Conduct
- White Paper – GISCI position on the GIS profession (gisuser.com)
Tags: code of ethics, crisismapping, Crowdsourcing, Data Protection, Ethics, geographic information system, Geographic Information Systems Certification Institute, human security, Michael Blakemore, Privacy, Social Media
Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Disclaimer: This is a personal blog of links to relevant news, events, and reports, provided for educational purposes only. The opinions and views contained therein are those only of the authors of the original articles. These opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the editor of this blog or or associated organizations.
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