Aug 18, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    
SFCC Catalog 2022-2023
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ALTF 161 - Introduction to Algae Cultivation


Credits: 3

An introduction to algal biology and sustainable cultivation. Students are introduced to media preparation, sterile technique, culture inoculation, and microscopy. Students view demonstrations of scale-up from isolated strains to 10-liter photobioreactors. Standard monitoring equipment is also introduced 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.
Three lecture hours.



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