|Claude Peteet Mariculture Center Ground Breaking|
December 6, 2011 - Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) - On December 12th the Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will break ground on a new laboratory and administration building for the Claude Peteet Mariculture Center in Gulf Shores. The Marine Resources Division is responsible for the management of Alabama's marine resources and the Claude Peteet Center has contributed to that mission for over thirty years with its research into marine and estuarine ecology.
Krebs Architecture & Engineering teamed with Lord Aeck & Sargent to provide architectural and civil engineering services on the 31,500 square foot project. The laboratory houses tanks and open raceways that hold over 100,000 gallons of water for fish, fry, algae, and zooplankton. Infrastructure to support these marine environments includes modifications to the salt water pipeline from the Gulf of Mexico and the brackish water pipeline from the intracoastal waterway."
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