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AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series

The Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Editors: Saundry, Peter, Ruddell, Benjamin (Eds.)

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  • Provides interdisciplinary treatment to the Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus complex influence on social ecological systems
  • Presents examples, case studies and tools including modeling and computing
  • Provides introduction for environmental studies students
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This will be 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.

About the authors

Peter Saundry is an Adjunct Professor of Energy at Johns Hopkins University and Senior Fellow at the National Council for Science and Environment where he was Executive Director (1993-2016). He is also a consultant on science and policy integration, energy and climate policy development, and federal funding for  energy and climate research and development. His PhD is in Physics from the University of Southern California, and was an American Physical Society Congressional Science Fellow for the Appropriations Committee of the U.S. Senate.

Ben Ruddell is currently a 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. His PhD is in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Arizona (Water Resources practice). His professional goals are the advancement of the science and management of complex systems, and excellence in education in a university setting.



Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Editors
  • Peter Saundry
  • Benjamin Ruddell
Series Title
AESS Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies and Sciences Series
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-29914-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-29914-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-29913-2
Series ISSN
2509-9787
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 688
Number of Illustrations
34 b/w illustrations, 68 illustrations in colour
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