Engineering for Offshore Fish Farming

Engineering for Offshore Fish Farming : Proceedings of the Conference Organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers, and Held in Glasgow on 17-18 O

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The growth in offshore fish farming in the past decade has produced a crucial need to develop engineering solutions to its unique problems. The search for cleaner waters and the need to avoid polluting coastlines, combined with a general desire for expansion, have meant that farmers are constructing farms in ever more aggressive wave environments. Inevitably interdisciplinary, this book draws on the international experience of engineers and aquaculturalists in an attempt set up a design philosophy.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.05mm | 490g
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0727716018
  • 9780727716019

Table of contents

Insurance and legal aspects
Environmental aspects
Design and construction of sea cages
Research and development
The way forward
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