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‘Expedition Arctic’ follows the travels of four Canadian Museum of Nature scientists – Jennifer Doubt, Dr. David Gray, Paul Hamilton and Kieran Shepherd – on the 2012 Students on Ice Arctic Youth Expedition across Nunavut and western Greenland. They conducted research and educated youth about the floral, faunal and paleontological richness and history of the Arctic region.

The scientists were joined on this exciting and educational adventure by Expedition Leader and Founder of Students on Ice Geoff Green, two students (Dang-Dang Gruben and Marine Poirier-Defoy) and a group of Canadian and international youth, elders, artists, scientists, musicians and leaders.

The Arctic specimens featured on the site are housed in the Canadian Museum of Nature’s research and collections facility, at the museum’s National Heritage Campus, in Gatineau, Quebec.   The museum has been collecting and studying the natural history of Canada’s Arctic for 100 years.

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The Canadian Museum of Nature gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.

This site was produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature in partnership with Students on Ice and HabitatSeven.

Project Manager: Jessica Freeborn, Students on Ice

Media Assets: Pierre Poirier, Canadian Museum of Nature

Web Development: Jamie Herring, Graham Blair, Phil Evans and Aires Almeida, HabitatSeven.

We are extremely grateful for the gracious and willing participation of scientists from the Canadian Museum of Nature including Jennifer Doubt, Kieran Shepherd, Paul Hamilton, and David Gray, expedition leader Geoff Green, and expedition students Marine Poirier-Defoy and Dang-Dang Gruben.

We would also like to thank the following individuals and organizations for their support: Dan Smythe (Canadian Museum of Nature), Canada Goose, Canadian Coast Guard, First Air – The Airline of the North, Government of Nunavut, The Keg Spirit Foundation, Nunavut Arctic College, One Ocean Expeditions and all other supporting individuals and organizations.

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