Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is a world-leading ocean observing facility hosted and owned by the University of Victoria (UVic), and managed and operated by the ONC Society, a not-for-profit established in 2007. ONC delivers ocean data from its cabled, mobile and community-based observing networks that represent an essential component of Canada’s ocean observing science capacity.
By bringing data to the surface, ONC provides ocean intelligence to scientists, governments, organizations, and citizens. Ocean data are archived, processed and made freely available via ONC’s data management system, Oceans 3.0.
Learn about the pioneers and innovators behind the creation and vision of Canada’s national ocean observatory.
Our greatest asset.
ONC’s Boards and Council provide strategic and tactical advice to our organization.
ONC’s vision, goals and supporting actions for the current decade 2021-2030.
Important milestones, achievements, and financial statements for each fiscal year.
Our supporters provide funding to operate and maintain our physical and digital infrastructure.
ONC is a dynamic workplace dedicated to science and furthering our knowledge of the ocean for future generations.