A team of Arctic researchers from CARD and Memorial University have completed an exciting field program in collaboration with the University Centre of Svalbard (UNIS) in the Barents Sea, north of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Based out of Longyearbyen, Svalbard, the program was conducted during 22-29 April 2014 by an international team of researchers and students from Norway, Russia, the United Kingdom and Canada.
The Development of Ice Ridge Keel Strength (DIRKS) project is a four-year collaborative venture between C‑CORE’s Centre for Arctic Resource Development (CARD) and the National Research Council’s – Ocean, Coastal & River Engineering (NRC-OCRE). The test portion of the program was competed in Spring 2013. Analysis of the data gathered is ongoing.
CARD's Arctic Development Roadmap (ADR) project identified, organized and prioritized key R&D issues requiring work to advance knowledge, technology, methodology and training needed for Arctic oil and gas development.