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





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21 MAY 2024