Shipping of field equipment to Resolute Bay (NU)! (G. Davesne et A. Veillette)

April 19, 2017 in @en, post by Davesne.G

The preparation of field summer in the Arctic begins in the fall with the logistic support (ex. Polar continental shelf program) and permits (ex. Parks Canada) requests. Once the supports and permits are accepted, generally in February and March, it’s time to plan the field season. The most important step is the preparation of the heavy equipment and food that are shipped by cargo flight to PCSP base in Resolute Bay. A careful preparation is crucial in order to precisely estimate the needs for the field season.

Gautier Davesne and Audrey Veillette shipped their equipment and food this Monday, which means that the field season will start soon…

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