Portrait of beaches on the north shore of the estuary, inventory of problems and recommendations

The objective of this report is to present the main problems specific to the beaches of the North Shore. To meet this objective, 26 beaches on the northern shore of the estuary were visited and characterized. For each of them, the following information was noted: the nature of the soil, the relief, the vegetation present, the length and the width of the accesses, the presence of reception and awareness facilities and the morphology of Each beach. Particular attention was paid to the observation of environmental problems. Subsequently, measures and recommendations for sustainable maintenance of these coastal habitats.

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Metadata Reference Date(s) March 11, 2020, 03:45 (UTC) (Creation)
November 26, 2020, 20:58 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) March 30, 2017 (Creation)
February 21, 2020 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Other
Scope Dataset
Status Completed
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: Marie Karine Maltais
    Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire
    Contact Info Email: marie.karine.maltais@zipnord.qc.ca
    Role: Point of Contact
Responsible Party
  • Organisation Name / Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire
    Role: Originator
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-67.0137501, 49.6416261], [-70.173161, 49.6416261], [-70.173161, 47.9817231], [-67.0137501, 47.9817231], [-67.0137501, 49.6416261]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 49.6416261
South Bounding Latitude 47.9817231
East Bounding Longitude -67.0137501
West Bounding Longitude -70.173161
Temporal Extent Begin: 2009-01-01
End: 2009-10-31
Vertical Extent
Default Locale French
Citation identifier
Code: 3663c762-254b-409b-ae71-cb06250e7c0d