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The Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) is a global aquatic research, data management and partnership platform headquartered at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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300+ species tracked

across 800 projects globally

A global community of researchers is using OTN’s infrastructure and analytical tools to track the movements and survival of keystone, commercially important and endangered species.

LATEST NEWS

We’re hiring: Finance and operations officer

We’re hiring: Finance and operations officer

Job title: Finance and Operations Officer Reports to: Finance Manager, Ocean Tracking Network Faculty/Department: Biology, Ocean Tracking Network Starting salary: $60,000-65,000, commensurate with experience Duration: 1-year term, renewable annually thereafter ...

The 2024 OTN Symposium is open for registration

The 2024 OTN Symposium is open for registration

The 2024 OTN Symposium is now open for registration! To register, you must complete the registration form and purchase a ticket via Eventbrite. Tickets are $100 CAD each and will help cover symposium-related expenses. Registration closes on June 30, 2024. Register...

The Ocean Tracking Network 2023 annual report

The Ocean Tracking Network 2023 annual report

A message from the directors: As we transition into a new year, we’re excited to reflect on the Network’s accomplishments and all that is to come in the newest phase of OTN. We are thrilled to have received $38.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s...

2023 Tag! You’re It! funding announcement

2023 Tag! You’re It! funding announcement

Since its inception in 2017, 50 cents from every can of Big Spruce Brewing and the Ocean Tracking Network’s Tag! You’re It! (TYI) conservation financing beer have been allocated to non-profit organizations and charities in Canada that support healthy aquatic...

1,145+ researchers

OTN-supported researchers are addressing questions of relevance and priority in Canada and around the world.

2,800+ OTN receivers

deployed in key aquatic locations across the globe

OTN positions its equipment to link to and leverage existing receiver capacity, creating a worldwide network and providing truly global tracking coverage.

80,000 km

covered by gliders, and counting

OTN and partners are pioneering robotic oceanographic monitoring and data collection. 

 

General inquiries
+1 902 494 4101
otn@dal.ca

Data Centre
otndc@dal.ca

Media Contact
anja.samardzic@dal.ca

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