Zoological




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Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is nationally renowned for its leadership in animal conservation and research. Evolving from the public Riverview Park Zoo established in 1894, today the Zoo includes several notable exhibits. It features the largest cat complex in North America; "Kingdoms of the Night" is the world's largest nocturnal exhibit and indoor swamp; the Lied Jungle is one of the world's largest indoor rainforests, and the "Desert Dome" is the world's largest indoor desert, as well as the largest glazed geodesic dome in the world. The Zoo is Nebraska’s number one paid attendance attraction and has welcomed more than 25 million visitors over the past 40 years.

Direct digital control system for the Lied Jungle, Scott Aquarium, Imax Theatre, Necropsy Building, Desert Dome, Nocturnal Swamp and Garden of the Senses. Buildings are interconnected through the use of an existing fiber optic network. The Lied Jungle environmental control system is responsible for reproducing the conditions found within a tropical rain forest. Control functions include humidity control, free cooling cycles, misting, display water recirculation control and heating and air conditioning for adjacent restaurant and support spaces. The Aquarium facility control system responsible for both building mechanical and electrical systems, as well as an extensive life support control system providing control of fresh and salt-water displays, tank filtering, backwash cycles and ozone generation systems.




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Albuquerque Biological Park

The Albuquerque Biological Park (or Albuquerque BioPark) is an environmental museum located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It contains four separate facilities:

  • Albuquerque Aquarium - 285,000-US-gallon (1,080,000 l) ocean tank containing Gulf of Mexico saltwater species from estuaries, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, and ocean.
  • Rio Grande Botanic Garden - 36 acres (15 ha), including a 10,000-square-foot (930 m2) glass conservatory housing plants from desert and Mediterranean climate zones.[1]
  • Rio Grande Zoo - 64 acres (26 ha), with 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of paths and more than 250 species of exotic and native animals. Elephants, giraffes, camels, lions, tigers, snow leopards, polar bears, hippos, gorillas, chimpanzees, zebras, and seals can be found here, along with more unusual animals such as koalas, hyenas, white rhinos, and African wild dogs. There is a variety of birds, from storks and eagles to roadrunners.
  • Tingley Beach - fishing lake, model boating lake, picnic areas, narrow gauge railroad, and paths.

Microprocessor based life support system providing control and monitoring of fresh and salt-water displays, tank filtering, backwash cycles and ozone generation systems.