Science and research

Ocean sciences and climate change adaptation, environmental science, research centres, shared data.

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Science and research by topic

Scientific research and data on water, oceans, aquatic ecosystems, hydrography, ice and more.

Collaboration in science and technology

Data and research shared through partnership funds, collaborations, alliances and joint studies.

Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS)

Science advisory schedule, policies and directives, national and regional contact information.

Ocean and Climate Change Science

Initiatives, programs and research on water issues affected by climate change.

Research centres by region

Institutes, labs and experimental centres operated by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Research programs

Projects related to aquaculture, climate change, contaminants, ecosystem science and fisheries.

Centres of expertise

About science centres of expertise (COEs) that partner with academia and other departments and governments.

Science Enterprise Centres

The Government of Canada is committed to building stronger, more collaborative federal science.

Environmental science

Scientific research on biodiversity, freshwater, oceans, fish habitats, invasive species and genomics.

The international science role of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Science is essential to sound decision-making in fisheries management and oceans governance.

Diving safety program overview

Program information, images of divers and aquatic species, program videos, links and resources.

The Timothy R. Parsons Medal

About the award, eligibility, recipients, terms of reference, nomination form and how to nominate.

Careers in science

Rewarding careers are in our Ecosystems and Oceans Science Sector. We’re an active part of Canada’s science and technology community.

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