Real-time surface currents measured by high-frequency radars in the estuary

ISMER produces surface current data from high frequency (HF) radar deployed along the coast of the St. Lawrence Estuary. These data are dessiminate in real time on the SLGO. For more information, please see the data context.

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Parameter: surface current speed.

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Metadata Created March 2, 2020, 19:21 (UTC)
Metadata Updated March 11, 2020, 04:10 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin April 01, 2015
Reference Date(s) March 27, 2017 (Creation)
February 21, 2020 (Revision)

Dataset extent

Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Surface Currents
Scope dataset
Status On Going
  • Date: 2017-03-27 Type: Creation
  • Date: 2020-02-21 Type: Revision
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact Name: Dany Dumont, Cédric Chavanne Affiliation: Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski Contact Info Email:; Role: Point of Contact
Responsible Party
  • Affiliation: UQAR - Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski Role: Originator
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North Bounding Latitude 51.784192
South Bounding Latitude 46.1549097
East Bounding Longitude -54.1060174
West Bounding Longitude -69.5541752
Temportal Extent Begin: 2015-04-01
Vertical Extent
Default Locale French
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