In 2016 the NSF and USDA funded the FEWSION project which produced a complete public dataset for and new science explaining the evolution of the U.S. Food, Energy, and Water system in response to shocks and stresses, in addition to the April 2019 launch of the world's first complete and publicly accessible global and U.S. supply chain viewer, "FEW-View".

FEWSION model illustration

The original project's partners include NAU, Illinois, Penn State, Utah State, Arizona State, The Nature Conservancy, DRI, LeHigh, Columbia, UTEP, and the DOE Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Sandia National Laboratories, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, among others. Collaboration has included cities such as Flagstaff and Chandler, Arizona, USA, the Great Lakes Commission and Great Lakes Council of Industries, and Michigan Tech, along with the US Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, State, and Agriculture.

FEWSION has grown into a significant research center with funding from many partners. See the new website for current information.

Links to Resources

FEWSION Project Website


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