East Bay Island

Facilities can accommodate up to 8 people. One main cabin is used for sleeping and one smaller shed is used for storage year round. A lab cabin offers limited sample processing space. During operating season (summer): additional tents are used for storage and cooking/eating.

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East Bay Island camp, storage tents, sleeping cabin and kitchen. Lab cabin not pictured. Photo credit: Sebastien Descamps

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Amie Black amie.black@canada.ca (613) 998-8523
Secondary Contact Grant Gilchrist grant.gilchrist@canada.ca (613) 998-7364

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Owner
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.ec.gc.ca

Latitude
64.016667

Longitude
-81.783333

Location
Southampton Island

Nearest Community
Coral Harbour

Territory/ Province
Nunavut

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
www.gov.nu.ca

Facility Type
Seasonally-Operated Field Camp

Research Hinterland
Coastal, Marine, Sea Ice, Terrestrial, Tundra

Main Research Disciplines
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Environmental Sciences, Geophysics, Isotopic Chemistry

Current Projects
On-going operational program: National Radiation Monitoring Program of the Radiation Protection Bureau (Health Canada)

Power
Generator, Solar

Communications
Satellite phone, VHF

Local Transportation
Twin Otter, helicopter, snowmobile

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
One main cabin is used for sleeping (up to 8 people)

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
Tents

Laboratory Facilities
A cabin is used as a laboratory in which dissections or other lab work takes place. There are two propane freezers for storing samples.

Fuel Availability
N/A

Research Requirements
N/A

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
N/A

Safety Considerations
N/A

Cost
N/A

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2016-05-02