Did you know?
SLGO is the first integrated ocean observing system in Canada.
Environment and Climate Change Canada took four years to complete the Atlas, it is the product of more than 30 contributing scientific experts. Its dedicated Web site includes over 3000 pages of text, 1500 photos and 200 sketches. It includes indexed entries of close to 500 sites totaling some 700 ha along the fluvial section, estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence and some tributary rivers as well as areas bordering the Gaspé Peninsula. The Atlas presents a wealth of information in the form of descriptive fact sheets, including location map, photographs and restoration sketches. It is a tool par excellence for doing research on target sites for restoration along the St. Lawrence.