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Environment
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2018-131
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Storm Bay Observing System: Assessing the Performance of Aquaculture Development

In Tasmania, farming of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) has developed rapidly since the first trials in 1985 and has grown progressively to the current 60,000 tonnes produced in 2020.. Salmon farming in open sea cages produces organic and inorganic wastes which have the potential to impact the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2009-067
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tactical Research Fund: Nutrient and phytoplankton data from Storm Bay to support sustainable resource planning

This project has provided preliminary data on environmental conditions in Storm Bay that is assisting managers and marine industries to better understand effects of climate change and climate variability on fisheries and aquaculture in the region, including changing currents and primary...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2015-024
PROJECT STATUS:
CURRENT

Managing ecosystem interactions across differing environments: building flexibility and risk assurance into environmental management strategies

Summary The overarching aim of this research was to provide an improved understanding of the environmental interactions of Atlantic Salmon farming and to provide recommendations to both government and industry on monitoring and management strategies that are appropriate to the level of risk...
ORGANISATION:
University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Industry
PROJECT NUMBER • 2010-219
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Tactical Research Fund: Establishing regional indicators of social sustainability in the Tasmanian aquaculture industry - a pilot study

Understanding the social contribution of aquaculture and fisheries activities is becoming increasingly important as community and market expectations continue to demand greater ethical and responsible social and environmental stewardship from the industry. The SROI processes and principles offer a...
ORGANISATION:
RDS Partners Pty Ltd