• St. Lawrence Global Observatory
    Gateway to Open Data
    on the
    St. Lawrence
    Discover, Download & Re-use data
    Promoting sharing & access of scientific
    data on the St. Lawrence global system.

DISCOVER THE ST. LAWRENCE

Access to realtime and forecast data
Water levels, currents, sea ice conditions
Presence, abundance and distribution of living species

Latest News

August 9, 2017

SLGO's newsletter Volume 9 Issue 2 is now online. In this new issue: get to know everything about SLGO's new Open Data Catalog, we welcome new... Read more

June 23, 2017

Capelin are small fish with an important role in the marine ecosystem as they feed large populations of predators such as seabirds and whales.... Read more

June 7, 2017

The Comité ZIP du Sud-de-l'Estuaire in partnership with the ZIP committees of Eastern Quebec, the St. Lawrence Global Observatory... Read more

OUR MEMBERS IN ACTION

Monitoring the St. Lawrence

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The Case for Open Data

Changing the way scientists work and think in a complex world.

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From Data to Actionable Insights

Unlock the Power of Data Integration.

Tools to help boater’s decision-making: water level data, currents, winds, tides, waves, ice…

Presence, abundance and distribution of living species in the St. Lawrence River.

Access to the river, conservation plans, habitat restoration, aboriginal uses, erosion...

Collaborative data acquisition tools for the general public.

Endusers Data Stories

Using the power of our members datasets

As part of my professional activities, I regularly use the Ocean forecast water level data found on SLGO's portal; There, I collect important data to plan my travels in the fluvial section of...
Jacquelin Hardy - Marine Pilot QBC-TRV
Mylène Paquette
The data available on SLGO are very useful and easily usable. I used them for my trip on the St. Lawrence between Montreal and the Magdalen Islands in 2011, and now I visit the portal regularly when...
Mylène Paquette - First person from the Americas to cross the North Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat
We use historical data of freshwater runoffs and temperature (satellite imagery) to study the relationship between environmental conditions in the upper estuary of the St. Lawrence and abundance,...
Catherine Couillard, dmv, PhD - Research Scientist