Science by Topic
- Environmental science
- Freshwater science
- Ocean Monitoring and Aquatic Climate Change Adaptation
- Diving Safety Program
- Interactive Maps and Web Mapping Services
- Nautical Charts and Publications (Canadian Hydrographic Service)
- Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)
- The International Science Role of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Scientists and research centres
DFO Science operates institutes, laboratories and experimental centres in six operational regions. Refer to the interactive regional map to see DFO's regional boundaries.
Search profiles, locations, research interests and accomplishments for scientists and professionals.
Learn about collaborative opportunities in each region. Download the five-year research agenda.
Careers devoted to promoting the safety, sustainability and survival of our oceans and fresh waters.
Nominate candidates for the Timothy R. Parsons medal or other awards. Download the nomination form.
This page showcases our scientists and the important work they do in researching our oceans and aquatic ecosystems, supporting sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and keeping our waterways accessible and safe.
Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS)
Peer review addresses scientific questions related to fisheries and ocean management in Canada and the conservation of marine and freshwater resources. Use the online tool to access information about upcoming reviews and past advisory processes.
CSAS provides access to a collection of publications including Science Advisory and Stock Status Reports. Find publications by year, or use the Search function to locate Science Advisory Reports, Science Responses, Research Documents and Proceedings.
CSAS maintains high standards for communication and documentation methods and processes. Access the list of links to directives, including policies and standards.
Get in touch with the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat in the National Capital Region, and Centres for Science Advice around the country. Includes email addresses for general enquiries.
Research and Monitoring Activities
View projects related to aquaculture, climate change, contaminants, ecosystem science and fisheries.
Marine health programs for wild and farmed species, and scientific research on pathogens and parasites.
Funding for external researchers, calls for proposals and examples of funded research projects.
On July 19, a team of Canadian and International scientists set sail from Halifax for a five week exploration of the deep Atlantic ocean.