The Southampton Island Marine Ecosystem...
The 2019 SIMEP cruise aboard the MV William Kennedy was a complete success. During the 24-day cruise, C.J. Mundy (U. Manitoba) was chief scientist from Coral Harbour to Naujaat (5-16 August) and Audrey Limoges (U. New Brunswick) from Naujaat to Coral Harbour (16-29 August). Science personnel over the two legs included 2 guides from the Hunters and Trapper Organizations of Coral Harbour (Logan Kudlak) and Naujaat (Phillip Angotautok), U. Manitoba’s seagoing technician (Keesha Peterson), 4 students and postdocs from U. Manitoba (Yekaterina Yezhova, Elizabeth Kitching, Jillian Reimer, Laura Castro de la Guardia), 4 students and postdocs from U. Laval (Karen FilbeeDexter, Ignacio Garrido, Gabrielle
Martineau, Paulina Bruning), a student (Kelsey Koerner) and a technician (Nicolas Van Nieuwenhove) from U. New Brunswick, and 2 biologists from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Kevin Jacobs, Adam O’Dell). The MV William Kennedy crew consisted of Arctic Research Foundation employees and included David McIsaac (Captain), Daniel McIsaac (First mate), Matthew Rose (Bridgewatch), Tyson Arsenault (Bridgewatch), James Stosky (Oceans Technician), and Billy Gaudet
(Cook). Photos of participants from the two legs are provided at the end of this