Day 1: Iced in at Frobisher Bay

 
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Sea ice shifting

As the expedition ship waited off shore, the weather was not co-operating. Winds were not blowing in the right direction needed to push the ice from the bay. Watch how the ice shifts due to winds, currents and tide over a few hours.

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      Students on Ice in Iqaluit

      While waiting out the weather in Iqaluit, youth and educators from Students on Ice make the best of the situation! The community of Iqaluit embraced the team and helped out in many ways.

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          The incredible rising tides

          Frobisher Bay has one of the largest tides in the world. This fact was not enough to move the large, multi-year ice out of the bay. At low tide much of this ice became grounded on the sea floor.

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              Day 1: Iced in at Frobisher Bay

               
               
               
               
               
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