GEOG 438

Aquaculture in British Columbia

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Introduction to the aquaculture industry within British Columbia, reviewing the history, culture species, production methods (hatchery through seafood processing), technological innovations, economics, marketing, environmental impacts/management, social issues (including First Nations), and the regulatory framework for this agri-food industry. Includes a field trip to aquaculture sites. Students should be prepared to undertake one or more weekend field trips, or a week-long field trip; a fee for each field trip may be applied.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

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