Arctic research station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, reopens after pandemic closure – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 19, 2022132 Views

Closure gave researchers extra time to fine-tune the facility

May 19, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept the doors of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay largely closed to the public and researchers for more than a year, but the station is throwing those doors open once more.

The recent pause encouraged researchers to reach out into the community of Cambridge Bay to help collect their data, and it also allowed staff at the station to fine-tune the new facility, said Martin Léger, the manager of the station’s laboratories.

Léger spent his time drafting health and safety protocols for the use of the laboratories.

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