Breaking Ice: Science at the Top of the World

Since 2003, the Beaufort Gyre Exploration Project at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has given us an up-close look at one of the fastest-changing parts of the world. In 2018, the Ocean Media Institute at Montana State University sent Hugo Sindelar to join the annual expedition aboard the Canadian icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent to see how the scientists and engineers involved in the project bring back their hard-earned data and to hear what they’ve learned so far.

Ocean Media Institute: http://oceanmediainstitute.org

WHOI’s Beaufort Gyre Project: https://www.whoi.edu/beaufortgyre

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/index-eng.htm

Canadian Coast Guard: http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/Home