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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 13

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 13

Davis Strait, Canada

We woke up to thick fog. The ship was especially rocky as we made our way down the Davis Straight heading back to Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland).  Although...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 12

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 12

Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti / Sam Ford Fiord, Canada

Today, breakfast was pushed to 8:30 so participants could enjoy an extra half hour of sleep. It doesn’t seem like much but when your days are packed with...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 11

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 11

Qiajivik / Coutts Inlet, Canada

As usual, the day began with Geoff Green on the intercom with his wakeup call "Gooooood Morning Students on Ice!" as SOI participants have woken up to on every...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 9

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 9

Mittimatalik, Canada

The theme of today’s blog entry is ice. As students and staff know firsthand, ice plays an enormous role on expedition and in the biodiversity, history, and...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 8

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 8

Davis Strait, Canada, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today we celebrated our time in Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland and looked ahead as we began our long journey across the Davis Strait and into the Canadian...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 5

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 5

Itilleq fiord, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Hello from Itilleq fiord! We woke up to a grey day, with the silhouettes of mountains barely visible through the fog. But today was our first landing, so...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 4

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 4

Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today was the first FULL expedition day on the ship! This morning we awoke in the most beautiful fiord! Sailing straight towards a glacier, with low clouds...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 3

Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Departure Day! Day 3 was a day of air travel. At 8am this morning our team of 230 students and staff left their temporary home at Carleton University for the...

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Youth to take part in globally unique Arctic Expedition with Students on Ice

Youth to take part in globally unique Arctic Expedition with Students on Ice

On July 23rd, 130 high school and university students from around the world will come together in Ottawa, Ontario to begin an important two-week Students on...

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