A CC-177 Globemaster kicks up a cloud of dust from the runway at CFS Alert
An otherworldly cavern filled with frozen meltwater, found 10km south of Alert
Assistant operator Dana Stephenson takes permafrost notes on the tundra
A pack of Arctic wolves nap in the fog at CFS Alert
Moon & Planets
The waning crescent moon in conjunction with Venus, Jupiter, and Mars above the frozen November tundra
A pair of young hare bask in the late summer sun
Off the coast of Baffin, a snow-capped island breaks through the clouds
Eve Cooper sits in a tunnel deep inside an ice cave near Alert
Streams of meltwater flow into a bay on the coast of Baffin Island
Hovering several metres above the water’s surface and then plunging into it to catch their food, Arctic terns are a common sight on northern Ellesmere
Illuminated by the distant station lights, a sky full of stars lies over the airfield at CFS Alert
Less than 1000 km from the magnetic north pole, Alert is generally too far north to experience aurora borealis. However, on rare occasions they can occur, as they did on January 11, 2016, when this photo was taken.
Down at the shore of Parr Inlet, an Arctic fox watches intently as I come closer with my camera
The sun grazes the horizon and casts a pillar of light up into the sky. A week’s worth of fresh snow covers the ground, rendering it in featureless, unbroken white.