MISSION

Québec-Océan seeks to support Québec researchers and the training of students to promote excellence in oceanographic research and dissemination of knowledge.
 

OBJECTIVES

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To develop state-of-the-art research in oceanography, meeting current ecosystemic issues, in particular in the Arctic and the St. Lawrence;
2
To encourage academic interdisciplinary collaborations at the national and international level;
3
To assist in knowledge transfer, archiving and data dissemination;
4
To facilitate the access to major infrastructures, essential to oceanographic research;
5
To improve students’ training in order to facilitate their integration into the labor market;
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To favor cooperation with the public and private sector;
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To inform the general public of the issues, research and solutions for the marine environment.

Québec-Océan is a strategic cluster funded by FRQNT.