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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 161 - Introduction to Algae Cultivation

Credits: 3

An introduction to algal biology and sustainable cultivation. Students learn media preparation, sterile technique, culture inoculation, and microscopy. Students demonstrate proficiency in scale-up from isolated strains to 10-liter photobioreactors. Standard monitoring equipment is used for the analysis of water and media chemistry, monitoring algal growth rates, and troubleshooting. Data collection, record keeping, and safety are emphasized throughout the course.

Offered: Fall.
Two lecture hours, two lab hours.

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