The Interdisciplinary Centre for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO) is a marine geomatics R&D organization. Dedicated to the enhancement of state-of-the-art technology for marine geospatial data acquisition, management and graphic representation, the CIDCO is a not for profit organization answering the R&D needs of the industry and the community at large.


«CIDCO’s mission is to modernize hydrography through research, development, training and technology transfer and to enhance its outcomes in a sustainable way thanks to its partnerships and its leading-edge expertise.»


  • Increase the expertise in marine geomatics in the region;
  • Improve or develop new methods and technologies for ocean mapping;
  • Work with industry, government departments and institutions for the development and improvement of technological solutions for the maritime sector;
  • Be a building block for the development of marine information technology and services in the region.


Web site :

115 Rue Saint Germain O local 1,
Rimouski, QC
Canada G5L 4B6

Phone: +1  (418) 725-1732

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