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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 15

Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today’s rerouting to Kangerlussuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland) allowed us to spend the day on the Greenland Ice Sheet. As the second largest ice body in...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 14

Kangerlussuaq Fjord, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

Today, we woke up to beautiful sunshine through the fog as if the weather was honouring our last full day at sea.  The common reaction is sadness that the...

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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 10

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 10

Mittimatalik, Canada

A short entry after a packed day! Our morning began with breakfast and another polar bear sighting as we sailed down the shore of Sirmilik National Park. We...

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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 7

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 7

Uummannaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

"Good Morning Students on Ice!" Geoff Green's voice rang over the PA system as we rounded the corner of Disko Island on our way to Uummannaq. After a late...

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2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 6

2018 Arctic Expedition: Day 6

Qeqertarsuaq, Kalaallit Nunaat / Greenland

This morning, we woke up to a horizon decorated with icebergs of all different shapes and sizes. Our plan for the day was to visit Ilulissat and...

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