Icebergs, melting ice to be studied by Arctic expedition leaving from St.John's

Scientists and researchers leave St. John's today on an expedition to the Southern Arctic to study icebergs and how melting ice affects the oil industry.The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Amundsen was scheduled to depart St. John's harbour Wednesday, following the ice into uncharted waters. Using specialized scientific equipment, the team will study ice off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador in hopes of understanding more about melting sea ice — especially the effect on the offshore oil and gas industry.  Read more....

Publication date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015