Ed Barbanell

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University of Utah

 Ed Barbanell is an Associate Professor (Lecturer) of Philosophy at the University of Utah.  His published work includes a book on Water in the American West, and his current research and teaching focuses on sustainability and bioregionalism; he is particularly interested in exploring how eco-phenomenology can be used to integrate value distinctions into the broader environmental dialogue.

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Hydrotopia: Toward a Hydraulic Society in the American West part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Courses
Interdisciplinary case study analysis of historical and emerging water issues in the western United States. Students learn the fundamental concepts and major issues related to water resources planning and management, water law, water resources engineering, water management modeling, and engineering and environmental ethics.


Modeling Interdisciplinarity part of Integrate:Workshops:Systems, Society, Sustainability and the Geosciences:Essays
Ed Barbanell, Philosophy, University of Utah Any sensible discussion about "sustainability" must, by its very nature, be inclusive, requiring interactive dialogues with a broad array people about a great ...

Events and Communities

InTeGrate Sustainability Courses Workshop July 2012: Presenter