WAVES accesses the collections of 11 Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada and Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) libraries across Canada, covering published and unpublished literature relating to fisheries, aquatic sciences, and nautical sciences. Citations may include links to full text of DFO and CCG publications. Publications are also available via interlibrary loan. Link is provided to English version.
The National Ocean Economics Program provides the largest database in the world of studies documenting the market and non-market, i.e. environmental and recreational, values of ocean resources. The website includes economic values in the Ocean and Coastal economies derived from market transactions as well as information regarding those values not determined by markets.
OceanPortal is a directory of ocean data and information related web sites. Covers topics such as: organizations, projects and programs including data centers; environment and governance; scientists and ships; and commerce and trade. Frequently used resources include photo libraries of the Crustacean Gallery, Globe Project Maps & Graphs, and ASF ERS-1 SAR Image Gallery.
Organizes, summaries, and indexes worldwide technical literature on the marine and brackish water environments. Oceanic Abstracts covers marine biology and biological oceanography, physical and chemical oceanography, meteorology, geology, geophysics, geochemistry, marine pollution, conservation, environmental protection, fisheries, aquaculture, nonliving resources and technology, ships and shipping, navigation and communications.
oneFish is a fishery projects portal and participatory resource gateway for the fisheries and aquatic research and development sector. Covers aquaculture, freshwater fisheries, and marine and coastal fisheries. Each area includes topics such as utilization, development, resources, technology, management, policies and training and more
The Office of Coast Survey’s Historical Map & Chart Collection contains over 20,000 maps and charts from the late 1700s to present day.The Collection includes some of the nation’s earliest nautical charts, hydrographic surveys, topographic surveys, geodetic surveys, city plans and Civil War battle maps.