May 28, 2023  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALTF 161L - Introduction to Algae Cultivation Laboratory

Credits: 1

An introduction to algal biology and sustainable cultivation. Students receive hands-on training in media preparation, sterile technique, culture inoculation, and microscopy. Students scale-up cultures from isolated strains to 10-liter photobioreactors. Students are trained in standard monitoring equipment and in analysis of water and media chemistry, monitoring algal growth rates, and troubleshooting. Data collection, record keeping, and safety are emphasized throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s): ALTF 161 .
Offered: Fall.
Two lab hours.

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