Narwhal Research 2015: Iceberg Watch

There have been no narwhal sightings since last week, but the whales that we have seen are in much smaller groups and appear with much less frequency than further south.  There is debate over where these animal...
Vancouver Aquarium Arctic Narwhal reserach

Narwhal Research 2015: Making Camp

With the winds in Grise Fiord finally calming down, we managed to depart Resolute Bay with another plane loaded with the last of our supplies and personal gear. The farther north you go, the harder and more exp...
Vancouver Aquarium Arctic Research

Narwhal Research 2015: Arctic Arrival

We arrived in Resolute Bay last night after four flights and a very long day. We first left Ottawa at about 9 a.m. and arrived in Iqaluit at about 1 p.m., and as we stepped off the plane we were hit by a very w...