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23.04

The countdown before the ultimate lift off has begun. Six team mates. Five airplane take-offs and landings. Four pieces of luggage each. Three different nationalities. Two days of travelling. One unifying goal...

16.04

Up here in the North, the spring field season has started and we are busy preparing the Nunataryuk Expedition Yukon Coast 2019 Spring. On April 9, 2019, we started our journey from Potsdam (Jan, Jule)

08.04

The gear is on the move! After a rushed session of box filling, stacking, identifying, enumerating and wrapping, the scientific gear for the 4 expeditions linked to the Nunataryuk WP4 “Coastal Waters” project is finally on the move.

03.04

The purpose of the Nunataryuk field visit to Ilulissat and Qeqertarsuaq in Greenland was to host local consultations and start conducting interviews with key stakeholder on the topics of coastal community planning...

05.03

In February 2019, members of the Nunataryuk WP4 “Coastal Waters” team conduct a tour of the Northwest Territories communities involved in the field campaigns planned this year: Inuvik, Aklavik and Tuktoyaktuk in Canada.

21.02

We are six researchers from the CEARC Laboratory (Cultures, Environments, Arctic, Representations, Climate) which is located in France: Jean Paul Vanderlinden, Mateo Cordier, Charlotte da Cunha, Magali Vullierme, Alexandra Lavrillier...

19.02

As part of the Nunataryuk WP4 project “Coastal water satellite tracking of organic matter in the Mackenzie Delta in the context of climate change permafrost thaw”, our team conducted an ice-safety training in the largest (412 km2) teaching and...

Nunataryuk General Assembly in Venice 2018

01.11

1st Nunataryuk General Assembly took place on San Servolo island in Venice Italy between 3-5 October. Prior to the Assembly, the project young researchers convened to a 3-day APECS organised workshop to...

24.09

As one of the teams involved in Nunataryuk's Work Package 2 that deals with the dynamics of Arctic coastal environments, our role is to conduct high resolution mapping to provide a snapshot of the present state of the coast and to assess on the rates of coastal change, especially after 2015...

31.08

One of the key aims of this year’s expedition was sampling and ground-truthing the soils and streams of the coastal tundra plain that run through the landscape. Challenging working conditions and a full working schedule left us with little time...

13.08

A couple of weeks ago the rebirth of our research vessel “Christine” allowed us to sail in the Herschel Basin (50-60 m water depth), southeast of the Island, to test the seismic imagery system. Strong winds, waves, and cold temperatures did not help us...

Herschel Island - In the field

03.08

Losing track of time and space, we only just realized that it has already been one week on Qikiqtaruk (Herschel Island). While flying in to the Island with the Twin Otter we must have crossed some kind of portal that made time even more relative than usual. The days...

Herschel Island - the team

25.07

Quvianaqtusi qaigapsi, Wilkommen, Welkom, Bienvenue, Välkommen, Bem vinda, Welcome to the 2018 Nunataryuk field campaign blog of the Qikiqtaruk (Herschel Island) and the Yukon Coast Expedition! We are excited to share with you...

Longyearbyen centre

25.07

Information and consultation meetings with local communities from the early stages of the project ensures stakeholder involvement, which is an important element of the NUNATARYUK research design. Researchers from the three Work Packages...

Populations Change in the Arctic Settlements in 2000 - 2017

28.05

Ilulissat is situated in the Disko Bay area at the mouth of the Ilulissat Icefjord. The Icefjord was included as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004. The population of Ilulissat was 4 555 as of 2017 (Greenland Statistics), and since 2001 the city has...

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