Exploring GIS Applications for Offshore Aquaculture
Track: Ocean and Maritime
Authors: Tyler Sclodnick
Aquaculture, or fish farming, is the fastest growing food production sector in the world. Recently, farmed seafood overtook wild seafood in production volume. Termed the Blue Revolution, aquaculture represent a major area for industrial growth and ocean area usage. This presentation will explore some of ways GIS has been applied to aquaculture spatial planning in an industry that is just beginning to understand and utilize the power of GIS tools.