Once all of the expedition team had made it safely onboard their expedition vessel Akademik Ioffe, the Coast Guard icebreaker then cut a path through the ice in Frobisher Bay. As the bay is quite long both ships had to carefully manouever their way together for more than 12 hours through the sea ice before arriving to the relatively open waters of the Davis Strait.
Choose a hotspot for an in-depth look at one of the fascinating things we learned in this location.
See how the CCGS Des Groseilliers cut a path for the expedition ship, through the ice, in this amazing timelapse.
See the incredible wildlife that the scientists and students saw!
Many times, polar bears and walruses use sea ice as a means of transportation.
Sea ice is critical habitat for much of the life, big and small, in the Arctic. Many times, walruses and polar bears use sea ice to travel around.