The objective of the expedition? Tracking (ground)water from coastal permafrost and massive ground ice thawing and discharging in the nearshore ocean.
Nunataryuk is cooperating with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) and the Terrestrial Multidisciplinary distributed Observatories for the Study of Arctic Connections (T-MOSAiC) in organizing Nunataryuk-APECS-T-MOSAiC School 2020.
Following the surveys with drones conducted in 2018, the field research this season was done further east, aiming at high quality 3D baseline surveys and data for analysing satellite imagery.
A short break in Quebec City for scientists before flying again to Inuvik, this time with an almost entirely new crew.