From lakes to satellites
A student explores how lake colour is linked to lake health
How healthy are Canadian lakes? To answer this question, we must monitor lake health and the threats posed by human activities, but to date, there has been limited coordinated action to monitor lakes.Read more...
The National Lake Pulse Survey will collect extensive data from 100s of Canadian lakes; however, a key goal of our database is to provide automated reports for 1000s of lakes in Canada.Read more...
Our partners across Canada include the ministries of provinces and territories, federal agencies and departments, as well as not-for-profit organizations.
They offer their expertise, data and logistical knowledge. Together, we are creating new tools to deliver information to people who care about lakes, such as scientists, managers, policymakers and citizens. To build the first nationwide database of Canadian lakes, we use lake and water quality data from diverse sources.