ABOUT AMUNDSEN SCIENCE

Amundsen Science is the not-for-profit corporation responsible for the management of the scientific mandate of the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen. Primarily funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation through Université Laval, Amundsen Science maintains the ship’s pool of scientific equipment, coordinates the deployment of the icebreaker for science in collaboration with the Canadian Coast Guard, and provides technical support at sea to user programs.

GOVERNANCE

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HistoRY

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Louis Fortier, our inspiration

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MEET OUR TEAM

Marcel Babin

Ph.D. in Biology
Université Laval

Scientific Leader and CEO

Alexandre Forest

Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography
Université Laval

Executive Director and COO

Anissa Merzouk

Ph.D. in Oceanography
Université Laval

Marine Research Manager

Luc Michaud

MSc in Marine Biology
Université Laval

Scientific Equipment Manager

Martine Desgagnés

BSc in accounting
Université du Québec à Rimouski

Accounting and Management Technician

Simon Morisset

MSc in Ocean Science
Université du sud Toulon-Var

Oceanographic Instrumentation Professional

Amélie Desmarais

MSc in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science
McGill University

Logistics, Administrative and Communication Coordinator

Thibaud Dezutter

MSc in Marine Biology
Université Laval

Oceanographic Instrumentation and Research Professional

Christopher Morrissey

BSc in Underwater Vehicles Technology
Marine Institute

Marine Robotics Professional

Shawn Meredyk

MSc in Marine Biology and Engineering
Memorial University

Mooring Instrumentation Professional

Daniel Amirault

BSc in Technologies of Ocean Mapping
Memorial University

Marine Geomatics Technician

Marcia Pearson

MSc in Water and Coastal Management
Universidad de Càdiz

Oceanographic Instrumentation  Professional

 

Pascal Guillot

MSc in Physical Oceanography
Institut des Sciences de la Mer de Rimouski

Data Quality Manager

Tahiana Ratsimbazafy

MSc in Water Science
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique – Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre

Data Management and Valorization Coordinator

Luiz Filipe Fernandes

Diploma in Electronics

Electronics and Embedded Systems Professional

Cassandra Charette

Diploma in Accounting

Accounting and Management Technician