ENVSCI114-01B Introduction to Sustainable Aquaculture (with Jennifer Bender)

ENVSCI114-01B Introduction to Sustainable Aquaculture (with Jennifer Bender)

This course provides an introductory overview of marine aquaculture with a specific focus on the principles of sustainability in the production and distribution of marine-sourced foods. Students will explore the culturing and rearing of marine invertebrates and plants. Building on a general overview of marine aquaculture, the course will cover the physical and chemical properties of the aquatic environment; site selection; aquatic engineering; bivalve culture; crustacean culture; seaweed culture; health and pathology; growth and nutrition; genetics and reproduction; legal, economic, social and environmental considerations. These topics will be covered with both a local and global perspective. The course is designed to familiarize students with the multi-disciplinary nature of sustainable marine aquaculture as a field. We will conclude with a brief overview of the legal, economic, and social considerations and we will look at some of the controversies surrounding marine aquaculture and environmental sustainability.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Online

Day(s) and Time(s):

Jul 13-Aug 20

Availability:

Registration is closed.
Class Number:3686_Smr2020
Your Price*: $1,050.00

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Important Dates
Session 2 (CE5/CE6) classes start: July 13, 2020
Session 2 (CE5/CE6) deadline for 100% refund: July 16, 2020
Session 2 (CE5/CE6) deadline for 50% refund: July 20, 2020
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