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 Created March 11, 2020, 03:45 (UTC)
Metadata Updated November 26, 2020, 20:58 (UTC)
Temporal Extent Begin January 01, 2009
Temporal Extent End October 31, 2009
Reference Date(s) March 30, 2017 (Creation)
February 21, 2020 (Revision)

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Field Value
Ocean Variables Other
Scope dataset
Status completed
  • Date: 2017-03-30 Type: Creation
  • Date: 2020-02-21 Type: Revision
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact Name: Marie Karine Maltais Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire Contact Info Email: marie.karine.maltaisfoo(at)zipnord.qc.ca Role: Point of Contact
Responsible Party
  • Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire Role: Originator
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North Bounding Latitude 49.6416261
South Bounding Latitude 47.9817231
East Bounding Longitude -67.0137501
West Bounding Longitude -70.173161
Temportal Extent Begin: 2009-01-01 End: 2009-10-31
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Default Locale French
Citation identifier Code: 3663c762-254b-409b-ae71-cb06250e7c0d