Digges Island Seabird Research Station
A small cabin sleeps 5 people and provides a small space for office work. Canvas tents are used for kitchen facilities and storage. Freshwater collected from a nearby stream is used for cooking and drinking.
|Primary Contact||Amie Blackfirstname.lastname@example.org||(613) 998-8523|
|Secondary Contact||Grant Gilchristemail@example.com||(613) 998-7364|
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Off Northern Nunavik
Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Nunavik Marine Region
Seasonally-Operated Field Camp
Coastal, Marine, Sea Ice
Main Research Disciplines
Environmental Sciences, Marine Biology
Environment Canada has been engaged in monitoring Thick-billed Murre populations in Hudson Strait since the early 1950Ís and has regularly monitored the colonies in Digges Sound since the early 1980’s.
Environment Canada is working to determine the distribution and abundance patterns of Thick-billed Murres, to identify their use of key marine habitats in Digges Sound
Satellite phone, VHF
By local boat from Ivujivik, Quebec (25 km)
A small cabin sleeps 5 people
A canvas tent is used to house kitchen facilities.
Migratory Bird Permit
Nunavut Research Permit
Special Rules and Regulations
Local External Resources
Nearest Medical Service
Environment Canada health and safety guidelines must be followed at this site.