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Georeferenced Images-Context



Electronic access to the content of any image collection on this Web portal is provided for information and consultation purposes only and is not intended for commercial use. Users must ensure that the information and/or image source, and its proper citation will remain clearly identified on any material they access and retain. Digital manipulation and/or modification of the content of these images is expressly forbidden without first obtaining the author's consent.

St. Lawrence Global Observatory (SLGO)

The SLGO collection includes photographs taken by the Observatory team and by various collaborators in a region of interest covering the entire St. Lawrence area. It features topics such as coastal communities, living resources, ships and vessels.

Submission criteria:
As with any of the collections presented on the SLGO portal, photographs must be georeferenced, that is, they have to be associated with geographical coordinates.

Anyone interested in contributing to the SLGO collection must be the author and must own the rights to all submitted photographs. Contributors must also provide good quality originals (electronic or paper format, black & white or colour) along with the following information:

  • Date
  • Latitude and Longitude (of a location or an area): degrees, minutes, seconds
  • Description: details about location and subject
  • Author (name, address, phone no. and/or email)

Submissions may be forwarded to the OSL by mail at:

St. Lawrence Global Observatory
310 allée des Ursulines
Rimouski (Qc) Canada
G5L 3A1
or by email at:

The St. Lawrence Global Observatory will judge of the relevance and the quality of submitted photographs and will ensure that all information is validated before being published on the Internet.

Research Surveys (Research)

This collection includes photographs taken by scientists featuring at-sea research activities:

  • Helicopter-based winter survey (March 2010)
  • Zonal Monitoring (April 2003)
  • Ice Forecast (October-November 2002)
  • IML-4 Buoy Mooring (October 2001)

Seabed (Seabed)

This collection features Fisheries and Oceans Canada photographs taken between 2008 and 2010 in the St. Lawrence Estuary using an underwater camera mounted on a benthic sled.


The use of images from this collection requires the author’s permission. To obtain authorization or any other information, please contact: