Expeditions 2009

2009 Amundsen Expedition

On 4 June 2009 the CCGS Amundsen left its home port of Quebec City for a 5 month expedition to the Canadian Arctic to support several research programs: 1) ArcticNet; 2) the French Malina program and 3) the Canadian IPY GEOTRACES program. Based on the scientific objectives of these programs, the 2009 Amundsen expedition has been divided in eight different segments:

  • Leg 1a - ArcticNet (4 June - 30 June)
  • Leg 1b - ArcticNet (30 June - 16 July)
  • Leg 2a - ArcticNet (16 July - 30 July)
  • Leg 2b - Malina/ArcticNet (30 July - 27 August)
  • Leg 3a - GEOTRACES/ArcticNet (27 August - 12 September)
  • Leg 3b - ArcticNet (12 September - 8 October)
  • Leg 4a - ArcticNet (8 October - 6 November)
  • Leg 4b - ArcticNet (6 November - 18 November)
 

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