DataStream en Français

July 29, 2020

We are pleased to announce that DataStream now offers a bilingual site for sharing and accessing water quality data in Canada.  All website content is now available in French, across the Mackenzie DataStream, Atlantic DataStream, and Lake Winnipeg DataStream hubs.  

We currently work with water monitoring groups in New Brunswick and want to continue to strengthen those relationships, as well as build new partnerships throughout Francophone Canada.  

The availability of DataStream’s websites in French is an important part of this work to make DataStream accessible to as many freshwater monitoring groups as possible and to be a pan-Canadian, open access platform for sharing water quality data. 

Information about DataStream, our latest news, and details about how to get involved are now all available in French. Please note data sets and associated metadata remain available in English only.  

For more information, please contact  datastream@gordonfn.org   

DataStream is led by The Gordon Foundation and carried out in collaboration with monitoring networks and three regional partners – The Government of the Northwest Territories, the Atlantic Water Network, and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation.  

River with green grass in a valley

DataStream Publishes Open Data Standard to Support Water Science

The publication of an open data standard is enabling valuable freshwater data to be organized, accessed, and shared in a harmonized way. This data standard underpins  DataStream, a growing online platform for sharing water data collected by Canada’s diverse water monitoring and research community.

Keep ReadingDataStream Publishes Open Data Standard to Support Water Science  
Petitcodiac river

DataStream at the 2018 Living Waters Rally

Last week, DataStream joined over 100 freshwater organizations from across Canada for the  2018 Living Waters Rally. This year’s Rally took place near the shores of the Peticodiac River in Moncton, New Brunswick on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) and Mi’kmaq Peoples.

Keep ReadingDataStream at the 2018 Living Waters Rally  
Mouth of the Saint John's Harbour in Newfoundland looking into the harbour from the ocean

Blockchain technology put to new use in freshwater health

With support from the RBC Foundation and WWF Canada, DataStream is now leveraging blockchain technology to offer a level of data security and transparency not seen on any other water platform.

Keep ReadingBlockchain technology put to new use in freshwater health