What is Transdisciplinary Research?

Multiple modules


National Science Foundation

Zotero collection 

Personal Knowledge Networks

High Performing Teams

Stakeholder Analysis

FEW-View: Visualizing Mesoscale Food-Energy-Water Flows

Part 1: What is mesoscale?

Part 2: Food at the mesoscale

  • Committee on a Framework for Assessing the Health, Environmental, and Social Effects of the Food System; Food and Nutrition Board; Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources; Institute of Medicine; National Research Council; NesheimMC, OriaM, YihPT, editors. A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2015 Jun 17.2, Overview of the U.S. Food System.Available from: 
  • Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. (2015). Chapter 2: Shifts needed to align with healthy eating habits. In: Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 Eighth Edition. Government Printing Office. 
  • FEW-View 
  • Heller, M. and G. Keoleian(2000) Life Cycle-Based Sustainability Indicators for Assessment of the U.S. Food System, The University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems, CSS00-04.
  • Hoppe R.A., MacDonald J. (2013). Updating the ERS farm typology. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service; Economic Information Bulletin No. 110.
  • Key N.D., McBride W. (2007). The changing economics of U.S. hog production.Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Part 3: Introduction to Energy/Visualizing the Energy System

Part 4: Introduction to Water/Visualizing the Water System