Present Expedition

2017 Schedule

On 31 May the CCGS Amundsen is scheduled to leave its home port of Quebec City for a 133-day scientific expedition to the Canadian Arctic in support of ArcticNet's marine-based research program, the BaySys-ArcticNet program, the Nunavik Inuit Health Survey program, Sentinel North’s project and the Kitikmeot Marine Region project, a collaboration between ArcticNet, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and Parks Canada. Based on the science objectives, the expedition has been divided into six segments:

  • Leg 1 – BaySys-ArcticNet (31 May - 6 July) Quebec City to Churchill
  • Leg 2a – BaySys-ArcticNet/Sentinel North (6 - 13 July) Churchill to Iqaluit
  • Leg 2b – ArcticNet/The W. Garfield Weston Foundation (13 July - 17 August) Iqaluit to Puvirnituq
  • Leg 3 – Nunavik Inuit Health Survey (17 August - 14 September) Puvirnituq to Kangiqsujuaq
  • Leg 4a – Nunavik Inuit Health Survey (14 September – 6 October) Kangiqsujuaq to Kuujjuaq
  • Leg 4b – ArcticNet (6 – 12 October) Kuujjuaq to Quebec City

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