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Polar Bears and Research Gear CFAX 1070 AM with Terry Moore

Interview with Terry Moore on CFAX 1070 AM Radio Victoria on Sept. 30, 2015.  Interview begins at 36:17 mark of the audio file. Advertisements

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The Icebreaker and the Three Polar Bears

Interview by Gregor Craigie of CBC Radio On the Island about a close encounter of our research gear with three Polar Bears in the Beaufort Sea during our Arctic GEOTRACES expedition.

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Polar Bears and Research Equipment in the Arctic Ocean: You’re Going to Need a Thicker Cable

By Jay T. Cullen and Kristin Orians The picture you are looking at was taken today by my colleague Dr. Kristin Orians of the University of British Columbia on the icebreaker CCGS Amundsen which is currently working in the Beaufort … Continue reading

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Canada’s ocean science capacity is limited with resource constraints – The Globe and Mail

Canada’s ocean science capacity is limited with resource constraints PHILIPPE D. TORTELL, ROGER FRANCOIS and JAY T. CULLEN ABOARD THE ICEBREAKER CCGS AMUNDSEN — Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Jul. 27, 2015 9:01PM EDT Last updated Monday, Jul. 27, … 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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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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