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Alaska Aquaculture Resources

Publications, presentations, videos, and helpful links for the aquaculture industry.
Environmental Monitoring: What, Why, How?
Raymond RaLonde

Presentation explains the importance of measuring temperature for oyster growth, and shows the temperature profile of an estuary, seasonal temperature variation, oyster growout time, and temperature recording instruments. Also addressed are monitoring salinity, salinity recording instruments, measuring water clarity, weather stations, PSP conditions, and measuring plankton.  

Sue Keller
Background photo: Kenai Range from Katchemak Bay.
Photo credit: Wonderlane, Seattle, WA.