Studies & Reviews

Studies & Reviews are done by Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Teams (SEATs) who are groups of undergraduate and graduate students in ecological aquaculture courses

Barry A. Costa-Pierce, Ph.D.

Studies & Reviews (2011)

Independent Study Review Semester

Andrikos, C., J. Davis, I. Kirby, S. Kloeblen, T. Voorhees, and B.A. Costa-Pierce. 2011. Small-scale, farmer-based aquaculture recommendations for Nepal: A review of current technologies and ideas for the intensification potential of rainbow trout aquaculture. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Berlin, D., B. Haynes, C. Wetmore, F. Davis, and B.A. Costa-Pierce. 2011. The integration of sustainable aquaculture into Vermont’s working landscape. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Vermont SEAT

[1]  Brandon Z. Haynes. 2011. Integrating aquaculture and agriculture to revitalize Vermont’s working landscape. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[2]  Charlie Wetmore. 2011. Analysis of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) as a candidate for use in a hydroponic polyculture systems on small farms in Vermont. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[3]  Farrell Davis. 2011. Developing ecological aquaculture in Vermont with emphasis on on-site feed production. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[4]  David Berlin. 2011. Aesthetic ecological aquaculture. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Nepal SEAT

[5]  Ian Kirby. 2011. Social-ecological analysis of aquaculture for the poor in Nepal. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.

[6]  Steven Kloeblen. 2011. The role of women in small scale aquaculture in Nepal. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[7]  Taylor M. Voorhees. 2011. The potential to expand the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) commercial aquaculture industry in the mid- and high-hills of Nepal. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[8]  John Davis. 2011. Polyculture opportunities in the mid-hills of Nepal for resource poor farmers. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[9]  Christopher Andrikos. 2011. Reinventing aquaculture for the economic and cultural stability of the poor in the mid hills of Nepal, a research review. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Namibia SEAT

[10]  Matthew Baryshyan. 2011. Analysis of the feasibility inland tank aquaculture of Crassostrea gigas in Namibia, focusing on ecological, political and social aspects. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[11]  Mason Silkes. 2011. Contributions of sustainable aquaculture to Namibian culture. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[12]  Carolina Breakell. 2011. Namibia and sustainable ecological aquaculture. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Studies & Reviews (2009)

Malawi SEAT

[13]  Andrew Harley. 2009. Exploring the possibilities of a sustainable cage culture system in Lake Malawi. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[14]  Cameron Lightbourne. 2009. A cage aquaculture ecosystem for a tropical lake in Africa. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[15]  Eric L. Litvinoff. 2009. Aquaculture in Lake Malawi: An analysis of the social, economic & environmental sustainability. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[16]  Hunter Shaffer . 2009. Cage culture in Malawi.Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Windpower SEAT

[17]  Josh Allard. 2009. Symbiotic relationship: aquaculture and wind energy? Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[18]  Eric Rubin. 2009. An offshore aquaculture ecosystem integrated with windpower. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[19]  Brian Trillo. 2009. Wind power, aquaculture, and oil drilling working hand in hand. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[20]  Bryan Watkin. 2009. Offshore aquaculture & wind power. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Local Foods SEAT

[21]  Lisa R. Corina. 2009. Fish for the local food market. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Shellfish SEAT

[22]  Ben Cardoza. 2009. Oyster risk assessment. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[23]  Matthew J. Ketcham. 2009. Risk assessment of a large scale shellfish aquaculture leasing program in Peconic Bay, New York. Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Studies & Reviews (2007)

Mexican Tuna SEAT

[24]  Mike Blenk. 2007. Mexican bluefin tuna ranching. Ecological Aquaculture Studies Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[25]  Matt Loo. 2007. Tuna farming in Mexico: Is their a sustainable future? Ecological Aquaculture Studies and Reviews. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Nicaragua Shrimp SEAT

[26]  Paul Wittenstein. 2007. Aquaculture as a means to improve social and economic conditions in Nicaragua. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[27]  Chris Donnelly. 2007. Shrimp aquaculture in Nicaragua. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Northeast USA Clams and Oysters SEAT

[28]  Matt Behan. 2007. A comprehensive assessment of the tri-state aquaculture industry: with a special emphasis on the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and the Northern Quahog (Mercenaria mercenaria). Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

[29] Kathryn Rayannin Markey. 2007. An evaluation of the current state of shellfish aquaculture in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island:  A comprehensive look at the techniques employed and the potential of industry expansion and environmental remediation. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Netherlands Mussels SEAT

[30]  Kifle W. Hagos. 2007. On-bottom mussel culture in Maine and the Netherlands: A comparative analysis. Ecological Aquaculture Studies & Reviews, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I.

Studies & Reviews have also been done by students at the University of California Irvine as members of CRESTs (Coastal Resource Environmental Study Teams)

Texas Coastal Bays and Shrimp CREST

[31]  Robert W. McFarlane. Shrimp Fishing, Farming and the Future: Raising Profits or Problems in Texas?

[32]  Christine A. Hager. Sustainable Shrimp Farming in Texas: Pipe Dream or Future Reality.

[33]  Christina Rey. Sustainable Texas Shrimp Farming: Paradox or Possibility?

[34]  Setsuko Izena. Coastal Shrimp Farming in Texas.[32]

A Sustainable Lingayen Gulf, The Philippines CREST

[35] Noel Legaspi. 1998. Balancing Environmental, Social, and Economic Sustainability in the Lingayen Gulf.

[36]  Suzanne Vea. 1998. Gearing Towards a Sustainable Lingayen Gulf.

[37]  Michael Nondarkakse. 1998. Balancing Environmental, Social, & Economic Sustainability in The Lingayen Gulf.

Mangroves and Shrimp Aquaculture in Thailand CREST

[38]  Hyung Chan Kim. 1998. MANGROVE KILLED!” Prime Suspect: Shrimp Farming.

[39]  Victoria Yoschak. 1998. What Really Destroys Mangroves?

A Sustainable Southern California Bight CREST

[40]  Nora L. Williams. 1998. Act Now or Forever Be Extinct.

[41]  Jamison Sung. 1998. The Southern California Bight: Ecological Impacts due to Anthropogenic Factors and Possible Sustainability Tactics.

[42]  Katherine Lee. 1998. A Sustainable Southern California Bight.

A Sustainable Upper Newport Bay Estuary, California CREST

[43]  Simone Vu. 1998. A Sustainable Upper Newport Bay.

Social Ecological Impacts of Gold Mining in the Amazon CREST

[44]  Mandy Cargile. 1998. Golden Waters, Golden Opportunities?: Gold Mining in the Amazon and the Effects on the River and Coast.

Alternative Sewage Treatment and Aquaculture CREST

[45]  Maureen El Harake. 1998. The future of Calcutta sewage: waste yes, want not.

[46]  Lesley Ballou. 1998. Calcutta waste treatment: Where is the future headed?

Degredation of Coastal Environments in the Solomon Islands CREST

[47]  Michael Gallegos. 1998. The Solomon Islands.

[48]  Cherylee Sevilla. 1998. Solomon Islands: Headed for self destruction?

The Environmental Crisis in China CREST

[49]  Kris Min. 1998. Wastewater pollution in China.

[50]  Edwin Lau. 1998. Hong Kong: Fragrant harbor?

Southern California’s Endangered Coast CREST

[51]  Amy Bird. 1998. Marine trash: A coastal threat to southern California.

[52]  Mark von Leffern. 1998. Marine trash in southern California.

 

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