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Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture systems with periphyton: cleaning and feeding

Dr. Suzanne Boxman, former graduate student and Recliam social media team member, is currently a Postdoctoral researcher in Eilat, Israel. The following is a summary of her research project and progress so far. Sunny Eilat is Israel’s resort town. Full of hotels, shoreline, and excell
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Carbon footprint of water reuse and desalination: A review of greenhouse gas emissions and estimation tools

The energy demand associated with provision of sufficient and safe water is a real issue for water managers. Water and wastewater treatment and transport can account for up to 44% of a city’s municipal energy cost. Some have also reported that with population growth, urbanization, and
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Interdisciplinary Collaboration in CePTS Brazil

USF Reclaim students Matthew Verbyla (PhD, Environmental Engineering) and Paola Gonzalez (Fulbright Fellow, Anthropology, Brazil) recently had the opportunity to visit the Sanitation Research and Training Center (CePTS; Centro de Pesquisa e Treinamento em Saneamento), which is a colla
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Abdiel Laureano-Rosario awarded NASA fellowship to address health risks in coastal areas using remote sensing

University of South Florida (USF) graduate student at the College of Marine Science Institute of Marine Remote Sensing, Abdiel Laureano-Rosario, has been awarded a prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) to pursue research that addresses public health risks in coas
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USF Anthropologists and Engineers Advance Interdisciplinary Research on the Placencia Peninsula, Belize; Expand Community Education, Outreach, and Partnerships

USF anthropologists and engineers recently completed a third season of ethnographic research and an initial season of water quality research on the Placencia Peninsula of Belize – a PIRE project Caribbean research site – investigating perceptions and practices of sustainable water, wa
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Reclaim is: Protecting the Environment from Ridge to Reef

Contributors to blogpost: Zaida Darley University of South Florida Amy Duggan and Logan Williams University of the Virgin Islands This week’s video discusses how improving waste water management on land can improve marine ecosystems. The human opportunist pathogen, Serratia marcescens
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Wastewater Lagoon Systems

This blog was written by Gregory Hinds. Sustainable Wastewater Management in Latin America: Failures, Successes, and New Strategies On February 20th, 2015, Dr. Stewart Oakley, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at California State University, Chico visited the University
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Biorecycling for the Advancement of Sustainability on Earth and in Space

Contributors to blogpost:  Onur Ozcan, Civil and Environmental Engineering & Ann Vitous, Anthropology and Public Health, University of South Florida This week’s blog showcases B.A.S.E.S., an interactive educational platform designed for conveying how our engineered systems can mim
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