CANADIAN RESEARCH ICEBREAKER

The Canadian research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen has been a major catalyst in revitalizing Canadian Arctic science by giving Canadian researchers and their international collaborators unprecedented access to the Arctic Ocean. The ship's facilities and sophisticated pool of equipment make it a versatile research platform for scientists in the natural, health and social sciences along with their partners from government, industry and Northern communities.

Take a virtual voyage on board the Amundsen with the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s new multimedia feature.

CAPACITY

The Amundsen’s 65 scientific systems and 22 shipboard laboratories can accommodate the needs of Arctic specialists from a wide range of disciplines.

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EXPEDITIONS

Every year the Amundsen spends up to 152 days in Arctic and subarctic regions in support of Canadian research programs and collaborations with industry and international partners.

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NEWS

A new expert panel report from the Canada Foundation for Innovation highlights the impressive achievements of the Amundsen science program.

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