ArcticNet - Amundsen Expedition

Reports

Expeditions

2011 Amundsen Expedition

On 19 July 2011 the CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for a 4 month expedition to the Canadian Arctic in support of ArcticNet’s marine-based research program and the ArcticNet-Industry collaborative program. Based on the science objectives, the expedition was divided into six separate segments:

Leg 1 - ArcticNet (18 July - 11 August) Quebec City to Kugluktuk
Leg 2a - ArcticNet/IORVL (11 August - 26 August) Beaufort Sea
Leg 2b - ArcticNet/IORVL (26 August - 07 September) Beaufort Sea
Leg 2c - ArcticNet/BP (07 September - 24 September) Beaufort Sea
Leg 3a - ArcticNet (24 September - 04 October) Beaufort Sea/Amundsen Gulf
Leg 3b - ArcticNet (04 October - 30 October) Kugluktuk to Quebec City