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Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition Science Special! Episode 1: An Interview with Dr. Jay Cullen

This diary mirrors a blog post by Tereza Jarníková at our expedition website. As we wait in the Hudson Bay (update here) before we head north again, we bring you this blog’s first Expedition Science Special! Part of the excitement … Continue reading

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Update on Canadian Arctic GEOTRACES 2015: Diverted for icebreaking

By Jay T. Cullen This short post is to update interested readers on the progress of our research program investigating the impacts of climate change on the chemistry, physics and biology of the Canadian Arctic Ocean. On July 19, just … Continue reading

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Arctic research expedition put on hold after vessel diverted to break ice

Arctic research expedition put on hold after vessel diverted to break ice MARK HUME VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2015 3:00AM EDT An Arctic science expedition planned with all the precision of a space mission has been … Continue reading

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Day 8: Canadian Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition

By Jay T. Cullen We are now on Day 8 of the Canadian Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition the goals of which were stated in a previous diary. We left Quebec City on July 10 and have been moving farther north in … Continue reading

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Canadian GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition 2015

By Jay T. Cullen From July 10 to August 20 I will be aboard the CCGS Amundsen working with a group of scientists to better understand how climate change in the Arctic is affecting important physical, biological and chemical processes … Continue reading

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Citizen Scientist Discovers Amazing Tanner Crab Migration in Deep Ocean

By Jay T. Cullen This post is based on a recent blog by Fabio De Leo a scientist working with Ocean Networks Canada on March 19, 2015 Ocean Networks Canada is a fiber optically cabled observatory that powers instruments and … Continue reading

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Winter Maximum Sea Ice Extent in Arctic at All Time Low

By Jay T. Cullen In preparation for our upcoming Arctic field season we have been paying attention to sea ice conditions in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and the Beaufort Sea.  Over the course of the northern hemisphere winter sea ice … Continue reading

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