Monthly Archives: May 2013

East Bay Island, 2013, getting to camp

May 25, 2013

Doing all the shopping and preparation in camp is part of the job of getting to camp, but it is not necessarily the hardest part.For the first crew that goes in each season getting all the gear is only part of the task.  The other part is playing the waiting game for good weather to […]

East Bay Island, 2013, field preparation

May 23, 2013

This summer I am doing field work in northern Hudson Bay at East Bay Island, Nunavut. Myself, Nik and Frankie are the early crew going into camp this year, which means that part of our task is getting the camps gear ready in Iqaluit in order for it to go out to the camp.  This […]

Saint Petersburg, AMAP Workshop, 2013

May 4, 2013

Recently I represented APECS (the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) at the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) at their Adaptation of Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) workshop in Saint Petersburg, Russia in April 2013. The workshop is a pilot program that brings together expertise in Arctic research with the goal of identifying […]