• 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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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

Le Saint-Laurent sous surveillance

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

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From Data to Actionable Insights

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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

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
I am a Marine Safety Inspector for Transport Canada, Quebec office, and I use your SLGO Web site during our winter period, your work is very valuable to us for our predictions
Martin Desaulniers - Inspector, Marine Safety - Transport Canada
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