Amundsen Science is the not-for-profit corporation responsible for the management of the scientific mandate of the research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen. Primarily funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation through Université Laval, Amundsen Science maintains the ship’s pool of scientific equipment, coordinates the deployment of the icebreaker for science in collaboration with the Canadian Coast Guard, and provides technical support at sea to user programs.

Amundsen Science plays a key role on scientific research and data collections in the Canadian arctic regions through annual expeditions. Amundsen Science works in collaboration with several Canadian universities, government agencies and private industries on promoting scientific research in the Canadian polar and subpolar regions. Data from annual expeditions since the year 2003 are archived at the web portal Polar Data Catalogue and available for download. To learn more about Amundsen Science, please visit our website

Amundsen Science

1045, avenue de la Médecine Pavillon Alexandre Vachon, Local 3432 Université Laval Québec (QC) G1V 0A6

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