Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic

Cutter Healy to arrive in Seward Wednesday following 39 days of scientific research in the West Arctic
Coast Guard icebreaker Cutter Healy perches next to a shallow melt pond on the ice in the Chukchi Sea, north, of the Arctic Circle July 20, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Brian P. Hagerty Seward, Alaska — Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Healy will moor in Seward Wednesday to disembark 46 researchers from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission

Coast Guard icebreaker to depart for summer research mission
SEATTLE — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Healy will depart Tuesday from its homeport at Pier 36 for a four-month deployment to the Arctic Ocean to carry out scientific research. The Healy crew will primarily conduct three missions focusing on the biology, chemistry, geology and physics of the Arctic Ocean and its ecosystems, as well as perform multi-beam sonar mapping of the Extended Continental...