180.617.11 AQUACULTURE, SEAFOOD, AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Examines the public health and environmental impacts of fishing and aquaculture production methods. Introduces students to important relationships between seafood production and consumption, and provides a tangible real-life experience with an alternative small-scale aquaponics system. Students explore hands-on how aquaponics systems are increasingly recognized for their potential to improve food security in urban environments.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the connections between aquaculture, seafood, public health, and the environment
Compare alternative methods of seafood production
Assess the potential contribution of aquaponics to the aquaculture industry and to the broader concept of food security
- Sat 06/21/2014 - Sat 06/21/2014
- Saturday 8:30 - 5:00