Aquaculture

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UNH's mussel raft at the pier.

UNH's mussel raft at the pier.

ADJUSTADEPTH

A kilometer scale, spider web system for growing kelp and other seafood will be designed and mathematically modeled. Its innovative feature is the ability to deeply submerge to reduce the effects of storms.  This is a multi-institutional project funded by ARPA-E. Kelly Lucas, University of Southern Mississippi, is the administrative lead. Michael Chambers, UNH Sea Grant Extension, is the UNH PI.

Faculty and for more information: Rob Swift and Igor Tsukrov.  

CONTINUOUS HIGH YIELD KELP PRODUCTION

A kilometer scale, floating long lines kelp growing farm will be designed and mathematically modeled.  Testing of these devices has been done in the UNH wave tank. 

CONTINUOUS HIGH YIELD KELP PRODUCTION

SEAWEED PADDOCK

A kilometer scale floating barrier will enclose Sargasso floating seaweed for cultivation. The barrier system will be designed and mathematically modeled. Physical models of the barrier are being tested in the UNH wave tank.  This is a multi-institutional project funded by ARPA-E. Reg Blaylock, University of Southern Mississippi, is the administrative lead. Michael Chambers, UNH Sea Grant Extension, is the UNH PI.

Faculty and for more information: Rob Swift and Igor Tsukrov.