Component

Monitoring Activity

Organization Responsible

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Fact Sheet

Water

Water flow rate and level by hydrological network

Multiples

X

X

Water

Toxic contamination of river water

EC / MDDELCC

X

X

Water

Water contamination by organic toxins at mouths of Richelieu and Yamaska rivers

MDDELCC

X

Water

Physicochemical and bacteriological parameters of river water

MDDELCC

X

X

Water

Physicochemical parameters of water in estuary and gulf

MPO

X

Water

Shellfish water quality in estuary and gulf

EC

X

X

Water

Safety of potential freshwater swimming sites

MDDELCC



On temporary hiatus


Sediment

Toxic contamination of fluvial lake sediment

EC

X

X

Biological resources

Freshwater wetland area

EC

X

Biological resources

Benthic macroinvertebrate communities

EC

X

X

Biological resources

Monitoring of freshwater fish communities

MFFP

 

X

Biological resources

Toxic contamination of freshwater fish

MDDELCC

X

Biological resources

Phytoplanktonic communities in estuary and gulf

MPO

X

Biological resources

Zooplanktonic communities in estuary and gulf

MPO

X

Biological resources

Toxic algae monitoring in estuary and gulf

MPO

X

Biological resources

State of seabird populations

EC

X

X

Biological resources

State of Northern Gannet population

EC

X

X

Biological resources

State of Great Blue Heron population

EC

X

Biological resources

State of beluga population

MPO

X

Biological resources

State of striped bass population

MFFP

X

Biological resources

Monitoring of invasive species in the St. Lawrence

MDDELCC/MPO/
MFFP

X

X

Shoreline

Land cover monitoring

EC

X

Publications - Overview (every 5 years)

X

Event - Forum (every 3 years)

X

X