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Technician on board the CCGS Amundsen with samples

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Mercury in the food web: Sampling on board the CCGS Amundsen

July 25, 2018 — 
Mercury in the Food Web: Sampling on Board the CCGS Amundsen

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William Kennedy

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

First research vessel dedicated to Hudson Bay will explore previously understudied Arctic regions

July 25, 2018 — 
The William Kennedy left port in Summerside, PEI to explore some of the most understudied regions of the Arctic

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Madison Harasyn flying a drone over ice.

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

Drone surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice

July 9, 2018 — 
Master's student Madison Harasyn conducts aerial surveys of Hudson Bay sea ice using a combination of drones and a helicopter camera

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

CBC: No timeline yet on Churchill rail repairs as natural resources minister visits community

July 3, 2018 — 
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is visiting Churchill for a series of meetings on climate change and its impact on arctic waters and ice.

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David Capelle sampling water // Photo: L.Dalman

Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources

From the field: Hudson Bay research with BaySys Team 4

June 8, 2018 — 
Post-doc fellow David Capelle is having a fruitful time in the field working with his advisor Tim Papakyriakou, and filed a report on his research investigating carbon cycles in Hudson Bay

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CCGS Amundsen-Photo University of Lethbridge

Wpg Free Press: Manitoba MP attending Churchill summit to carve out town’s role once railway repaired

June 8, 2018 — 
A team of University of Manitoba scientists are aboard the CCGS Amundsenicebreaker, lead by David Barber, and are scheduled to arrive July 2 at the Port of Churchill.

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Nunavut News: Chester teens drill for science

May 25, 2018 — 
A group of 12 students from grades nine through 11 at Victor Sammurtok School had a unique opportunity with the arrival of a pair of Winnipeg scientists in Chesterfield Inlet earlier this month.

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university of manitoba explorer covered in frost in the arctic

U of M’s Arctic expertise sought by Senate of Canada

April 19, 2018 — 
David Barber tells Senators to expect ice-free summer in Arctic by 2030

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Julienne Stroeve

New research chair will help forecast the future of climate change in Canada

March 29, 2018 — 
U of M's sea ice research team has recruited Dr. Julienne Stroeve with her expertise on complex Arctic systems

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A crab fishing boat trapped in the multiyear sea ice off the Newfoundland coast. Credit: David G. Barber.

Arctic sea ice becoming a spring hazard for North Atlantic ships

March 19, 2018 — 
More Arctic sea ice is entering the North Atlantic Ocean, making it increasingly dangerous for ships in late spring, suggests new research

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