• 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

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October 17, 2017

An online participative game for young Canadians to uncover water stories in their communities and share with players from across... 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

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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 a data producer in operational oceanography, we issue daily forecasts of water levels, currents and surface temperature, and ice. For us, SLGO represents an effective means of communication that...
Denis Lefaivre, PhD - Operational oceanography
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
I use your web site to know the ice conditions before I go out on the St. Lawrence river with my ice canoe team. This allows us to secure our practices on the river and get an idea of the paths to...
Fabien Dupont - Ice Canoe Team Creaform - ABB - Norton Rose