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Quebec Bulletin
December 2016-January 2017/Volume 19/Number 6

December 2016-January 2017

Best Wishes for 2016

Our Best Wishes for the New Year

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.

Two men handling a technical device in a boat

A Team Listening to the Saguenay Fjord and its Belugas

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.

Mechanical shovel helps with beach nourishment work

Feeding the Sea... to Combat Coastal Erosion

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.