Workshop 2013

2nd NordicRAS Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

The 2nd Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) held by NordicRAS took place in Aalborg, Denmark, October 10-11, 2013 and had 190 participants. The workshop was held concurrent with DanAqua - an international RAS trade fair organised as part of DanFish International

Workshop topics

  • Feed and waste characterization 
  • Water quality 
  • Microbiology & biofiltration 
  • Harmful substances 
  • End-of-pipe treatment
  • Energy optimization

Opening and welcome

The workshop was opened by Anders Bjarklev, President of DTU, Technical University of Denmark, and Jacob Bregnballe, President of AquaCircle, gave a welcome address from the industry

Keynote speakers

  • Johan Verreth, Wageningen University and Research Centre: Opening note on recirculation
  • Niels Alsted, BioMar: Changing demands to feed and raw materials for feed for RAS 
  • Per Halkjær Nielsen, Aalborg University: New molecular tools reveal microbial composition and function in N-removing water treatment systems
  • Lone Gram, Technical University of Denmark: Probiotics as disease control in aquaculture
  • Ori Lahav, Technion: A new physico-chemical approach for efficient and cost effective fresh-water RAS operation
  • John Colt, Northwest Fisheries Science Center: Aquaculture unit processes and production systems: performance measures, analysis, and evaluation

Aquacultural Engineering special issue 

As for the first workshop in 2011, there has been published a special issue of Aquacultural Engineering based on selected presentations at the workshop in 2013.

Special issues of Aquaculture Engineering:

Book of Abstracts

View the Book of Abstracts for the workshop in 2013 here

Photos from the workshop

View photos from the workshop 2013







 Billund Aquaculture
AKVA group
20 OCTOBER 2019