The Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP) is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Polar Continental Shelf Program Science Report.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Natural Resources Canada’s Polar Continental Shelf Program (PCSP). Since its establishment in 1958, the PCSP has played an important role in scientific research in Canada’s North through provision of safe, efficient and cost-effective logistics to researchers.

This report showcases the ongoing, world-class science that is being conducted by PCSP-supported researchers from a range of disciplines in the natural and social sciences. Their work is important for developing an improved understanding of the past, present and future of Canada and its Arctic.

We hope that you enjoy the PCSP Science Report. To download a copy of the report click here or visit the PCSP Publications page on the PCSP website (