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Radars - Summary

A lot of activities occur on the ocean's surface: some can be seen from the shore, others can be remotely monitored but many things happen in areas outside our intervention range. At-sea accidents require timely response capabilities. Therefore, it is essential to properly understand and forecast how objects drift and how spills are dispersed into the ocean.

A team of scientists from the Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER),  de l'McGill University and the Maurice Lamontagne Institute (MLI),  supported financially by MEOPAR,  has started developing and improving ocean surface current forecasting tools.

A partnership with SLGO will allow the development of a new Web interface in order to access high frequency (HF) radar real-time surface current data collected along the coast of the St. Lawrence Estuary.

More information about this project is available at:

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