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Institute of Ocean Sciences

Institute of Ocean Sciences

Located in Sidney, approximately 30 km from Victoria, the Institute is home to scientists, technicians, support staff and ships' crews whose common interests are the coastal waters of British Columbia, the Northeast Pacific Ocean, the Western Arctic and navigable waters east to the Manitoba, Saskatchewan border. Site includes information on the three main divisions of IOS, Canadian Hydrographic Service, Salmon and Freshwater Ecosystems, and Ocean Science. Some data from in situ buoys are available.


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