Oreskes, Naomi, in prep. Science on a Mission: American Oceanography in the Cold War and Beyond, under contract to University of Chicago Press.
Oreskes, Naomi and Conway, Erik, Fighting Facts, under contract, Bloomsbury Press.
Whipple et al. (fourteen additional authors), 2007. Models in Environmental Regulatory Decision Making , (Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences- National Research Council, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST)
Oreskes, Naomi, ed., with Homer E. Le Grand, 2001. Plate Tectonics: An Insider’s History of the Modern Theory of the Earth (Boulder: Westview Press), paperback edition February 2003. [Named by Library Journal as one of the “Best Science and Technology Books of 2002,” and Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Titles, 2003, and adopted as a core text by ERESE: Enduring Resources for Earth Science Education (Link to publication
Oreskes, Naomi and James R. Fleming, eds. 2000. “Perspectives on Geophysics,” Special Issue of Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 31B, September 2000.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1999. The Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science (New York: Oxford University Press).
Oreskes, Naomi, 2008. “The Devil is in the (Historical) Details: Continental Drift as a Case of Normatively Appropriate Consensus? “ Perspectives in Science 16 (2): 253-264. (Journal article)
Wang, Zuoyue and Naomi Oreskes 2008. “History of Science and American Science Policy,” ISIS 99 (2): 365-373.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, Erik M. Conway, and Matthew Shindell, 2007. “From Chicken Little to Dr. Pangloss: William Nierenberg, Global Warming, and the Social Deconstruction of Scientific Knowledge,” Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, 38 (1): 109–152.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “The scientific consensus on climate change,” Science 306: 1686. Reprinted in Newsletter of Physicians for Social Responsibility, December 2004.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “Science and public policy: What’s proof got to do with it?,” Environmental Science and Policy 7 (5): 369-383.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2003. “A context of motivation: U.S. Navy oceanographic research and the discovery of sea-floor hydrothermal vents,” Social Studies of Science 33 (5): 697-742.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2001. “Getting oceanography done,” Earth Sciences History 19: 37-43.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2000. “Laissez-tomber? Women’s work and military patronage in twentieth century oceanography,” Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 30: 373-392.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi and James R. Fleming, 2000. “Why Geophysics?” Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 31B: 253-257.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi and Ronald Rainger, 2000. “Science and security before the atomic bomb: The loyalty case of Harald U. Sverdrup,” Studies in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 31B: 309-369.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. “Evaluation (not validation) of quantitative models,” Environmental Health Perspectives 106 (supp. 6): 1453-1460.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 1996. “Objectivity or heroism? On the invisibility of women in science,” OSIRIS 11: 87-113. [Winner of 1997 Forum for the History of Science in America Best Paper Prize and the 2000 History of Science Society Women in Science Prize](Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 1994. “Weighing the earth from a submarine: The S-21 expedition,” in The Earth, the Heavens, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington: Historical Perspectives after Ninety Years, Gregory Good, ed., American Geophysical Union History of Geophysics Series 5: 53-68.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Kenneth Belitz, 1994. “Verification, validation, and confirmation of numerical models in the earth sciences,” Science 263: 641-646. Reprinted in Transactions of the Computer Measurement Group 84: 85-92.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 1988. “The rejection of continental drift,” Historical Studies in Physical Sciences 18 (2): 311-348.(Journal article)
Oreskes, Naomi, (submitted). “Working with Uncertainty: ‘Unitisation and Renegotiation’ as a Model for Science and Environmental Policy,” in Quality Control in Scientific Policy Advice, edited by Peter Weingart, under consideration by Cambridge University Press. Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, and Erik Conway, 2008, “Challenging Knowledge: How Climate Science became a Victim of the Cold War,” Agnotology: The Making and Unmaking of Ignorance, edited by Robert N. Proctor and Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University Press, pp. 55-89. Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2007, “From scaling to simulation: Changing meanings and ambitions of models in the Earth sciences,”, in Science without Laws: Model Systems, Cases, and Exemplary Narratives, edited by Angela N.H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and M. Norton Wise, Duke University Press, pp 93-124. Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2007, “The scientific consensus on climate change: How do we know we’re not wrong?” Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren, edited by Joseph F. C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman, MIT Press, pp. 65-99. Book Chapter
Munk, Walter, Naomi Oreskes, and Richard Muller, 2004. “Gordon J.F. MacDonald,” National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs 84: 3-26. Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2003. “The role of quantitative models in science,” in Models in Ecosystem Science, edited by Charles D. Canham, Jonathan J. Cole, and William K. Lauenroth (Princeton: Princeton University Press), pp. 13-31. Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi and Ronald E. Doel, 2002. “Physics and chemistry of the earth,” in The Cambridge History of Science, Volume V: Modern Physical and Mathematical Sciences, edited by Mary Jo Nye, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 538-552.Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2002. “Gravity surveys in the ‘permanent’ ocean basins: An instrumental chink in a theoretical suit of armor,” in Oceanographic History: The Pacific and Beyond, edited by Keith R. Benson and Philip F. Rehbock (Seattle: University of Washington Press), pp. 502-510.Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi and Kenneth Belitz, 2001. “Philosophical Issues in Model Assessment,” in Model Validation: Perspectives in Hydrological Science, edited by M.G. Anderson and P.D. Bates (London: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.), pp. 23-41.Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2000. “Why believe a computer? Models, measures, and meaning in the natural world,” in The Earth Around Us: Maintaining a Livable Planet, edited by Jill S. Schneiderman (San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Co.), pp. 70-82.Book Chapter
Oreskes, Naomi, 2000. “Why predict? Historical perspectives on prediction in the earth sciences,” in Prediction: Decision-making and the Future of Nature, edited by Daniel Sarewitz, Roger Pielke, Jr., and Radford Byerly, Jr. (Washington, D.C.: Island Press), pp. 23-40. Book Chapter
Reprinted as Oreskes, Naomi, 2003. “The changing role of prediction in the earth sciences,” in History and Philosophy of Science for African Undergraduates, edited by Helen Lauer (Ibadan, Nigeria: Hope Publications), pp. 358-368.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1997. “Testing models of natural systems: Can it be done?,” in Structures and Norms in Science: Volume Two of the Tenth International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, edited by M.L. Chiara et al. (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1997) pp. 207-217.
Oreskes, Naomi and Jonathan Renouf, 2008. “JASON and the Secret Cliamte Change War,” The Sunday Times (London), September 7, 2008 and Timesonline: Link to publication (article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2007 “Things We Can All Do to Stop Global Warming,” The Union Tribute, July 13, 2007 (article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2007. “The Long Consensus on Climate Change,” The Washington Post, Thursday, February 1, 2007; A15(article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2006. “Global Warming: Signed, Sealed and Delivered.” The Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2006.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2005. “'Fear'-mongering Michael Crichton is wrong,” The San Francisco Chronicle, February 16, 2005, p. B11.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “Undeniable Global Warming,” The Washington Post, Sunday December 26, 2004, B07.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi and Bjorn Lomborg, 2004 “Er klimaskeptikere nu domt ude?” [Have climate skeptics been ruled out of bounds?] A debate with Bjorn Lomborg, moderated by Morten Jastrup, Politiken (Copenhagen), Sunday, December 5, 2004, p. 2, section 4.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “A Humanities Policy?” (Forum), Issues in Science and Technology Winter 2004: 17.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi and James Fleming, 2003. “An ill wind blows toward an even more inhospitable climate,” The Los Angeles Times Commentary Section, Thursday October 30: B17.(article)
Oreskes, Naomi and Rebecca Oreskes, 2001. “Controlling Nature: Is Science to Blame?” International Journal of Wilderness 7 (1): 35-38.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. La lente plongée vers le fond des océans,” Science et Vie March: 84-90.(article)
Book reviews, encyclopedia articles, & miscellany (excluding abstracts).
Oreskes, Naomi, 2008 “The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change,” Climate Change: A Look at the Science, edited by Gavin Schmidt and Joshua Wolfe, pp. 153-155.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2007. Henry Melson Stommel, The New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, edited by Noretta Koertge, pp. ------/
Oreskes, Naomi, 2006. “The humanistic and religious foundations of deep time,” [Review of Bursting the Limits of Time by Martin Rudwick], Science 314 : 596-597.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2005. “Anti-realism in government” [Review of The Republican War on Science by Chris Mooney], Science 310: 56.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “A Call for a Collective” [Review of Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy by Bruno Latour], Science 305: 1241-1242.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2004. “Shaking Up Seismology” [Review of The Big One by Jake Page and Charles Officer, Nature 431:1038.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2003. “Letter to the Editor: Reply to Warren Hamilton,” Earth Sciences History 22 (2): 139-141.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2003. “Stepping Forward Too Far? [Review of ‘Prematurity in Scientific Discovery, edited by Ernest B. Hook]. Science 300: 1094-1095, and Reply to Discussion by Hook, Science 301: 1045-1046.
Oreskes, Naomi 2002. “Earth Sciences, History of,” Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Third Edition, Volume 4 (San Diego: Academic Press), 761-773.
Oreskes, Naomi 2002. “Global Plate Tectonics,” Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, edited by Michael C. MacCracken and John S. Perry (Chichester: John Wiley and Sons), 410-411.
Oreskes, Naomi 2002. “Continental Drift,” Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, edited by Michael C. MacCracken and John S. Perry (Chichester: John Wiley and Sons), 321-325.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2002. “Philip J. Pauly: ‘Biologists and the Promise of American Life: From Meriwether Lewis to Alfred Kinsey “[review]. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
Oreskes, Naomi, 2001. “Reflections on the American Rejection of Continental Drift: A Reply to Ursula Marvin.” Metascience 10: 217-222.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2001. “Earth Matters: The Earth Sciences, Philosophy, and the Claims of Community [review],” Geotimes March, p. 34.
Oreskes, Naomi, 2000. MacMillan Encyclopedia of the Earth Sciences: Entry: “Charles Schuchert.”
Oreskes, Naomi, 2000. American National Biography, J. Garrity, ed. Entries: “Joseph Barrell,” “William Bowie,” “John Hayford” and “Charles Schuchert.”
Oreskes, Naomi, 1999. “Living with uncertainty, learning from mistakes: Reply to Victor Baker and Mott Greene [review of The Rejection of Continental Drift],” Earth Sciences History 18 (2): 344-350.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. Garland Encyclopedia of the Geosciences, G. Good, ed., Entries: “Isostasy,” 488-491, and “The Scopes Trial,” 731-732.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. “Gender and Scientific Authority,” [Review]. Isis 89: 522-523.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1997. “Thinking about the Earth: One way or several?” [Review Symposium]. Metascience, New Series Issue 11: 11-15.
Laporte, Leo F., Naomi Oreskes, and Kenneth L. Taylor, 1994. “Penrose Conference Report: From the inside and the outside: Interdisciplinary perspectives on the history of the earth sciences,” GSA Today 4 (8): 203-204
Oreskes, Naomi, 1993. “The Laws of Biology,” Letter, American Scientist 81: 411.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1993. “Victor Moritz Goldschmidt: Father of Modern Geochemistry” [Review]. Economic Geology 88 (4): 218-220.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1991. “Drifting Continents and Colliding Paradigms” [Review]. ISIS 82 (4): 775-776.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1990. “Drifting Continents and Shifting Theories” [Review]. British Journal for the History of Science 23 (1): 113-115.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1989. “The Great Devonian Controversy,” review of paperback edition, Historical Studies in Physical Sciences 19 (part 2): 411-412.
SCHOLARLY WORK: GEOLOGY
Rhodes, A.L., Naomi Oreskes, Naomi, and Sossity Sheets, 1999. “Geology and REE geochemistry of the magnetite deposits at El Laco, Chile.” Economic Geology Special Publication No. 7: Geology and Ore Deposits of the Central Andes: 299-332.
Rhodes, A.L., and Naomi Oreskes, 1999. “Oxygen isotope composition of magnetite deposits at El Laco, Chile: Evidence of formation from isotopically heavy fluids,” Economic Geology Special Publication No. 7: Geology and Ore Deposits of the Central Andes: 333-351.
Murray, Jessica R. and Naomi Oreskes, 1997. “Use and limits of cathodoluminescence in the study of apatite paragenesis.” Economic Geology 92: 368-376.
Rhodes, A.L., and Naomi Oreskes, 1994. The magnetite "lava flows (?)", El Laco, Chile: New evidence for formation by vapor transport. 7° Congreso Geologico Chileno Actas Volumen II: 1501-1505; Universidad de Concepcion, Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra.
Oreskes, Naomi and M.W. Hitzman, 1993. “A model for the origin of 'Olympic Dam-type' deposits,” in Mineral Deposit Modeling, Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 40: 615-633.
Oreskes, Naomi and M.T. Einaudi, 1992. “Origin of hydrothermal fluids at Olympic Dam: Preliminary results from fluid inclusions and stable isotopes,” Economic Geology 87 (1): 64-90.
Hitzman, M.W., Naomi Oreskes, Naomi, and M.T. Einaudi, 1992. “Geologic characteristics and tectonic setting of Proterozoic Fe-REE deposits,” Precambrian Research 58: 241-287.
Mango, Helen, Half Zantop, Half, and Naomi Oreskes, 1991. “A fluid inclusion and isotope study of the Rayas Ag-Au-Cu-Pb-Zn mine, Guanajuato, Mexico,” Economic Geology 86 (7): 1546-1553.
Oreskes, Naomi and M.T. Einaudi, 1990. “Origin of LREE-enriched hematite breccias at the Olympic Dam, Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit, Roxby Downs, South Australia,” Economic Geology 85 (1): 1-28.
Einaudi, M.T., and Naomi Oreskes, 1990. “Progress towards an occurrence model for Proterozoic iron oxide (Cu,U,REE,Au) deposits—A comparison between the ore provinces of South Australia and SE Missouri,” invited contribution to Pratt, Walden P., and Sims, P.K., eds., The Midcontinent--Permissive Terrain for an Olympic Dam deposit? U.S.G.S. Bulletin no. 1932: 58-69.
Reeve, J.S., R.N. Smith, R.N., K.C. Cross, and N. Oreskes, 1990. “The Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold-silver deposit,” invited contribution to Hughes, Frank, ed., Geology of Mineral Deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea, Australian Institution of Mining and Metallurgy Monogaph 14: 1009-1035.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. “Hydrothermal mineral deposits and hydrothermal alteration,” MacMillan Encyclopedia of the Earth Sciences.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1998. “Metamorphic mineral deposits,” MacMillan Encyclopedia of the Earth Sciences.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1996. “Mineral Resources, Economics, and the Environments: A Review,” Economic Geology 90: 1350.
Oreskes, Naomi, 1993. “Acceptance of the Lindgren Award for 1993,” Economic Geology 88 (7): 1928-1929.
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