Graduate Textbook Released: The Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Editors Dr. Peter Saundry, Adjunct Professor of Energy at Johns Hopkins University and Senior Fellow at the National Council for Science and Environment, and Dr. Benjamin Ruddell, Professor in and the Director of the School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University, the President of Ruddell Environmental consulting, Chief Science Officer for Criticality Sciences Inc., and the Director of the FEWSION project, have released this text for use in a graduate classroom environment.

This text is part of the AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series.

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This textbook provides interdisciplinary treatment to the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus complex influence on social-ecological systems.

This is the first textbook on the integration of food, energy and water systems (FEWS). In recent years, the world has seen a dramatic rise in interdisciplinary energy and environmental courses and degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In the US for instance, the number and variety of such programs has increased significantly over the past decade,  Simultaneously, national and international initiatives that integrate food, energy and water systems have been launched. 

This textbook provides a substantive introduction to the food-energy-water nexus suitable for use in higher-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses and for scholars moving into the field of nexus studies without a strong background in all three areas and the many aspects of nexus studies.

Citation: Saundry, P. and Ruddell, B.L. (eds.). (2020) “The Food-Energy-Water Nexus,” (AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series). Springer, 978-3-030-29913-2.

For purchase on Amazon HERE.

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