I was in the Zodiac today travelling to Lady Franklin Island. The sun was shining and the air was crisp. The occasional spray from the boat crashing through the waves reminds me that this is a true Arctic environment. As we approached the steep rock cliffs of Lady Franklin Island, we could see the thousands [...]
Paul Hamilton is a Senior Research Assistant in Life Sciences at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Paul specializes in phycology, the study of algae, and is presently Curator of the National Phycology Collection of Canada at the Canadian Museum of Nature, which holds more than 85,000 samples. He has co-authored four books, published 96 scientific papers, and written numerous technical reports and popular articles.
Although he specializes in algae, Paul studies all forms of microscopic aquatic organisms. For Expedition Arctic, Paul’s mission was to explore microorganisms found in sediments at the bottom of Arctic bodies of water.