• 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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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...

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Using the power of our members datasets

The surface currents and ice concentration archives and forecast available on SLGO portal are extremely important for our projects, particularly aiming in better understanding the drift and marine...
Dany Dumont - Professor
I regularly use the surface current data from SLGO's Ocean Forecasts web application in my Experimental Oceanography teaching class; it helps my students to make comparisons between current...
Daniel Bourgault - Professor
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