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Welcome to the NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystem Services (CNAES) website!

NSERC CNAES is a national research network supported by NSERC’s Strategic Network Grants program, which encourages large-scale, multidisciplinary, collaborative research projects that could improve Canada’s economy, society and environment within the next decade. CNAES is a consortium of approximately 30 researchers from 11 universities, government, and industrial partners, plus many graduate students and post-doctoral researchers, that conduct research and training about aquatic ecosystems.

Research partner organizations include: Alberta Innovates Technology Futures, DeBeers Canada, Detour Gold, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Kongsberg Maritime, Le Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune du Québec, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, and NRCan – Canadian Forest Services.

CNAES 2nd Annual Meeting