To upgrade AMIK’s ability to consolidate, digitize, map and share traditional and contemporary knowledge about marine life.

The Saint Lawrence seaway is a complex ecosystem sensitive to environmental incidents such as oil spills. Information pertaining to these marine sites, which are very important to the Innu population from socio-economic, environmental and cultural issues points of view, will be gathered and analyzed though the development of a georeferenced database. It will allow for rapid response planning in case of anthropogenic pollution.

The following actions will be implemented in phase 1:

  • Training AMIK’s personnel on geographical information systems
  • Drafting a protocol for information sharing
  • Developing a georeferenced database in the form on an electronic atlas

Financial Partner: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Project Manager: Mathieu Marsa

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