2006 Expedition

On August 22nd, the CCGS Amundsen left the port of Québec City for an 80-day expedition in support of ArcticNet’s research activities. In addition to extensive oceanographic and biological sampling, the CSL Heron hydrographic launch was deployed to augment the Amundsen’s seabed and benthic mapping capacity in support of a collaborative project between ArcticNet and Parks Canada in the eastern Arctic.


days at sea

14 155

nautical miles traveled

LEG 1 – ArcticNet (22 August -28 September 2006)

LEG 2A – ArcticNet (28 September – 29 October 2006)

LEG 2B – ArcticNet/Schools on Board (29 October – 09 November 2006)