Freshwater runoffs of the St. Lawrence at the height of Québec City

Methodology : The monthly mean run off is estimated using an empirical relationship between the St. Lawrence River discharge and the water-level at Neuville with the Bourgault and Koutitonsky (1999) method. The uncertainty is +/- 2100 m3/s at 95%.

Access the data on OGSL's web site FRESHWATER RUNOFFS - Quebec city.

Data source identification :

Data

Modelling and Operational Oceanography Division, Canadian Hydrographic Service - Quebec Region, Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Methodology

Bourgault, D., and V.G. Koutitonsky, 1999. Real-Time Monitoring of the Freshwater Discharge at the Head of the St. Lawrence Estuary. ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN, 37, 203-220.

Access and Use

Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0

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Metadata Reference Date(s) February 28, 2022 (Creation)
November 18, 2022 (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) April 12, 2017 (Creation)
January 05, 2022 (Revision)
Frequency of Update Monthly

Responsible Party 1
Affiliation
Pêches et Océans Canada
Role
Originator
Responsible Party 2
Name
Denis Lefaivre
Affiliation
Pêches et Océans Canada
Email
Denis.Lefaivre@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Role
Point of Contact

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Title Freshwater runoffs of the St. Lawrence at the height of Québec City
Description

Methodology : The monthly mean run off is estimated using an empirical relationship between the St. Lawrence River discharge and the water-level at Neuville with the Bourgault and Koutitonsky (1999) method. The uncertainty is +/- 2100 m3/s at 95%.

Access the data on OGSL's web site FRESHWATER RUNOFFS - Quebec city.

Data source identification :

Data

Modelling and Operational Oceanography Division, Canadian Hydrographic Service - Quebec Region, Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Methodology

Bourgault, D., and V.G. Koutitonsky, 1999. Real-Time Monitoring of the Freshwater Discharge at the Head of the St. Lawrence Estuary. ATMOSPHERE-OCEAN, 37, 203-220.

Keywords
Ocean Variables
  • Sub Surface Currents
  • Surface Currents
Scope Dataset
Status On Going
Resource Dates
Resource Date 1
Date
2017-04-12
Type
Creation
Resource Date 2
Date
2022-01-05
Type
Revision
Maintenance and update frequency Monthly
Point of Contact
Point of Contact 1
Name
Denis Lefaivre
Affiliation
Pêches et Océans Canada
Email
Denis.Lefaivre@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Role
Point of Contact
Responsible Party
Responsible Party 1
Affiliation
Pêches et Océans Canada
Role
Originator
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North Bounding Latitude 46.8767231
South Bounding Latitude 46.6482601
East Bounding Longitude -71.1430559
West Bounding Longitude -71.6419053
Temporal Extent
Begin
1955-01-01
Default Locale French
Citation identifier
XML Metadata File Location https://ogsl.ca