The Canadian federal government has invested over $30 million into ocean observing infrastructure, in part to help develop valuable ocean resources. The information that will be provided via the Smart Oceans project will support the development of pipelines linking Alberta oil sands to the Pacific coast. The information will also provide data needed to ensure marine safety and mitigate environmental impacts of increased marine traffic.
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