As the Holiday Season approaches, we would like to offer you our best wishes for health, happiness and prosperity. We are taking the arrival of 2017 as an opportunity to recall some of our achievements from the past year and to present some of the activities that will be carried out in the coming year.
December 2016-January 2017
The beluga needs a healthy sound environment to exchange information with other members of its pod, move underwater and hunt its prey. A team of researchers is currently working on creating a general portrait of the sound levels and sound propagation conditions in the water bodies of the Saguenay Fjord.
In recent years, climate change has increased the rate of coastal erosion in Quebec's maritime areas. Instead of opposing the onslaught of the sea, engineers are proposing that we adapt to it. The beach nourishment technique they have developed offers very good results.
Scientists from the Maurice Lamontagne Institute Give an Overview of the State of the Ocean for the Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence
On the occasion of the fifth edition of the Rendez-vous Saint-Laurent held in Québec, five scientists from the Maurice Lamontagne Institute gave an overview of the state of the Ocean for the Estuary and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. They also presented their work upon their return to the research institute in Mont-Joli.
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