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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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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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