provides ground and air support services to approximately 150 scientific
groups from more than 40 Canadian and international universities or government
agencies. Scientific projects using PCSP's services cover every discipline,
from archaeology to space science to zoology. Its bases at Resolute Bay
on Cornwallis Island in the eastern Arctic and at Tuktoyaktuk on the coast
of the Beaufort Sea in the western Arctic serve as staging areas for research
conducted in virtually any location in the Arctic - on land or on the frozen
sea ice - from the borders of Alaska and Greenland, up to the North Pole.