Managing Canada’s Ocean Data

The Community of Practice on Ocean Data Management connects Canadian ocean data centres to share and mobilize expertise and best practices, promote cooperation and alignment, and develop a shared vision for ocean data management in Canada. Conceived by its members at a 2014 Data Management Workshop, and supported by MEOPAR’s Data Management project, the community is currently comprised of organizations from government, academic, and NGO sectors.

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Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network: 44.635618, -63.594989
Ocean Tracking Network (OTN): 44.635618, -63.594989
Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC) : 44.637372, -63.596857
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO): 45.417127, -75.701505
L\'Observatoire global du Saint-Laurent/St. Lawrence Global Observatory (OGSL/SLGO): 48.452512, -68.511670
Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MI) : 47.586281, -52.736532
Ocean Networks Canada (ONC): 48.463407, -123.311693
Polar Data Catalogue/Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (PDC/CCIN) : 43.469227, -80.540352
Canadian Healthy Oceans Network II: 47.573797, -52.732905
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Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC)
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The Atlantic Coastal Zone Information Steering Committee (ACZISC) was established in January 1992 to foster cooperation in Atlantic Canada with regard to Integrated Coastal and Ocean Management (ICOM), coastal mapping and geomatics.

http://coinatlantic.ca/index.php
6414 Coburg Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 2A7, Canada
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Canadian Healthy Oceans Network II
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The NSERC CHONe II Strategic Research Program is developing new conservation strategies for Canada’s changing oceans by partnering Canadian university researchers and government scientists. CHONe brings together 39 researchers from 11 universities, one community college, and multiple federal research labs from coast to coast in Canada.

https://www.chone2.ca/
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's, NL, Canada
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has the lead federal role in managing Canada's fisheries and safeguarding its waters.
http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-eng.htm
200 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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L'Observatoire global du Saint-Laurent/St. Lawrence Global Observatory (OGSL/SLGO)
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The St. Lawrence Global Observatory represents the collective information, expertise and means implemented by member organizations and the SLGO Corporation. The observatory concept covers the range of activities, capacities, and infrastructures for the collection, management, analysis, processing, modelling, and dissemination of data, information knowledge, and value-added products and services implemented by data producers in response to user needs.

https://ogsl.ca/en/
300 Allée des Ursulines, Rimouski, QC, Canada
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Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network

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Established in 2012 through Canada's federal Networks of Centres of Excellence Program, the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network is a national network of academic researchers and students, government scientists, and partners in the private, NGO and community sectors working together to reduce vulnerability and strengthen opportunity in Canada's marine environment.

http://www.meopar.ca/

1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada
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Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland (MI)
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Located at Memorial University in Newfoundland, the Fisheries and Marine Institute is Canada’s most comprehensive centre for education, training, applied research and industrial support for the ocean industries.

https://www.mi.mun.ca/
155 Ridge Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Ocean Networks Canada (ONC)
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Ocean Networks Canada operates the world-leading NEPTUNE and VENUS cabled ocean observatories off the west coast of Canada, along with coastal community observatories in British Columbia and the Canadian Arctic.

http://www.oceannetworks.ca/
University of Victoria, Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Ocean Tracking Network (OTN)
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The Ocean Tracking Network is a global research, technology development, and partnership platform headquartered at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. Starting in 2008, and beginning full operations in 2010, OTN has been deploying Canadian acoustic receivers and oceanographic monitoring equipment in key ocean locations around the world and establishing partnerships with a global community of telemetry users.

http://oceantrackingnetwork.org/
1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Polar Data Catalogue/Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (PDC/CCIN)
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The Canadian Cryospheric Information Network (CCIN) and the Polar Data Catalogue (PDC) have been developed over the past two decades through collaborative partnerships between the University of Waterloo and numerous government, university, and private organizations to provide the data and information management infrastructure for the Canadian cryospheric community.

https://www.polardata.ca/
200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada