The CCGS Amundsen: the origin story

The CCGS Amundsen: the origin story

From an uncertain dream to research success
April 20, 2015

Louis Fortier, Director of ArcticNet and Canada Research Chair on the Response of Arctic Marine Ecosystems to Climate Change at the Université Laval, talks about the origin of the CCGS Amundsen and his journey to transforming a Canadian Coast Guard ship bound for the scrapyards into what is now Canada's most innovative Arctic science research platform.

Take a tour of the Canadian research icebreaker or watch the Amundsen playlist on YouTube.

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