Mill Island Research Cabin

A small (288 square foot) cabin with two rooms. The main room (12x16ft) has bunks that can sleep up to eight people and a desk for office work. The porch/mudroom (12x8ft) has some shelving for storage. Canvas tents are used for kitchen facilities and storage. Freshwater collected from a nearby stream is used for cooking and drinking.

Mill Island Research Cabin

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

Latitude
64.021083

Longitude
-77.753222

Location
Hudson Strait

Nearest Community
Cape Dorset (approximately 65km)

Territory/ Province
Nunavut

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Qikiqtani Inuit Association (www.qia.ca)

Facility Type
Seasonally-Operated Research Station

Research Hinterland
Coastal, Marine, Sea Ice

Main Research Disciplines
Environmental Sciences, Marine biology

Research History
New site – constructed in 2015

Current Projects
New site – constructed in 2015

Power
Generator

Communications
Satellite phone, VHF

Local Transportation
By local boat from Cape Dorset, Nunavut

Equipment Storage
There is some shelving in the 12x8ft porch room that can be used for storage

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
A small cabin that can sleep up to eight people

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
A canvas tent is used to house kitchen facilities

Laboratory Facilities
None

Fuel Availability
None

Research Requirements
CWS Scientific Permit, Nunavut Research Permit, Nunavut Water Board, Land-use permit, Nunavut Planning Commission, Nunavut Impact Review Board

Special Rules and Regulations
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Cape Dorset (approximately 65km)

Safety Considerations
Environment Canada health and safety guidelines must be followed at this site.

Cost
N/A

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
16-04-27