GEOG 438

Aquaculture in British Columbia

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.


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

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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