Learn about Argo, the largest ocean research project in the world that aims to report the climatic status of the world’s oceans in real-time (text and video).
Discover how scientists are using state-of-the-art sampling equipment to add to our knowledge and understanding of the resources and natural wonders of our oceans (text and video).
You can access the marine forecasts and buoy reports for any region in Canada at this site.
Review Fisheries and Oceans Canada's nation-wide research into the environmental and oceanographic impacts of offshore petroleum exploration, production and transportation.
Visit CoastWeb to find coastal research by the Geological Survey of Canada, including information about sea level change, storm impact and coastal mapping.
Explore scientific research on such topics as oceanography, aquaculture, fisheries and hydrography.
Understanding ocean dynamics is important for fish stock assessment, ship routing, forecasting and monitoring storms so as to reduce the impact of disaster on marine navigation, off-shore exploration, and coastal settlements.
Uses studies on the west coast of Vancouver Island as an example.
The Institute of Ocean Sciences, or IOS, located in Sidney, British Columbia, is an important link in Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s nationwide chain of major scientific facilities (video).
Explore the Institute for Ocean Technology (IOT), which provides technical expertise in support of Canada's ocean technology industries.
Oasis of the Deep: Cold Water Corals of Canada is an educational look at stunning corals of Atlantic Canada captured on video. The fascinating footage is accompanied by an in-depth explanation of the significance and range of the corals off the coast of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.
The "Oceans Portal" coordinates the communication of Canada's federal ocean related initiatives, research and activities. The work of over 30 departments and agencies involved in oceans-related activities, helps to secure and protect our oceans resources, open opportunities for sustainable economic development, secure and defend our borders, and improve the health of the oceans for the benefit of present and future generations.
Revealing a Hidden Realm: Canada’s First Biodiversity Corridor tells the story of collaborative scientific work to explore the Discovery Corridor in the Gulf of Maine, its biodiversity and previously unknown species and processes.
Learn about the impact of storm surges and rising sea-levels, both of which are likely to increase as a result of climate change (text and video).
Data on tidal height and time predictions along the coasts of Canada. As well as the tides, currents and water levels for central and arctic regions.
Find out how tsunamis differ from other water waves and why they are not technically tidal waves. Discover why they can result from earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes and meteorites.
Take a tour of the underwater world to learn about the fish and other aquatic creatures found in salt and freshwater in Canada.