ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: Finland
2009/2010 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Finland's strategy for Antarctic research
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Petteri Kauppinen
Job Title or Position: Counsellor / Ministry of Education and Culture
Phone: +358916077479
Email: petteri.kauppinen@minedu.fi
Details/Description:
Link (URL): http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Julkaisut/2008/Suomen_Etelamanner-tutkimusstrategia.html?lang=fi&extra_locale=en
Additional Information:  
Discipline:
Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Antarctic boundary layers
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Risto Savijärvi, University of Helsinki
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: Antarctic Coastal and High Plateau Aerosols and Snow
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Risto Hillamo, Finnish Meteorological Institute
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): www.fmi.fi
Additional Information:  
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Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: Antarctic Meteorology and its Interaction with the Cryosphere and the Ocean
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Timo Vihma, Finnish Meteorological Institute
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): www.fmi.fi
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Project Name/Number: Cenozoic East Antarctic Ice Sheet History from Wilkes Land Sediments, IODP Expedition 323
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kari Strand, University of Oulu
Main Activity/ Remarks: Research location: Oulu, Finland
Link (URL):
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Project Name/Number: Dynamical evolution of Scharffenbergbotnen blue ice area since the Late Glacial Maximum
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Moore, Univeristy of Lapland, Arctic Centre
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): http://www.arcticcentre.com
Additional Information:  
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Project Name/Number: Evolution of snow cover and dynamics of atmospheric deposits in the snow in the Antarctica
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Matti Leppäranta, University of Helsinki
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
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Project Name/Number: Studies of the Changing Antarctic Atmosphere usingSoundings, Remote Sensing and Modelling: A Bi-polar Approach. (SAARA)
Discipline: Physics
Principal Investigator: Dr. Esko Kyrö
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
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Operating Period: From:    To: 
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Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Aboa
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Aboa   Lat: 73º 03´ 00´´ S   Long: 13º 25´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 16
Medical Facilities: Medical container with field hospital eq. Medical personnel may be present in operative seasons.
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: October To: December

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: FINNARP 2009 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Air transport
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 05 Nov 2009
Date end: 04 Feb 2010
Number of personnel: 15
Operator:
Name: FINNARP
Contact Address: Mr. Mika Kalakoski / Finnish Meteorological Institute
Email Address: mika.kalakoski@fmi.fi
Website Address: www.antarctica.fi
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Aboa
Routes:

Denial of Authorizations
Aircrat Report
Compliance with the Protocol Report
Environmental Information - Compliance with the Protocol
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Contingency Plans Report
Environmental Impact Assessment: Procedures Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Procedures)
Description: The following Initial Environmental Evaluation for activity taking place during the period of 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010 was prepared in accordance with Annex I, Article 2, of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty. Activity: Expedition to Dronning Maud Land (FINNARP) Reponsible: Finnish Meteorological Institute Decision: Minor of transitory, and less than minor or transitory impacts. Activity to proceed as planned.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Aboa Waste Management Plan
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Aboa
Objective: A waste management plan for the Finnish research station Aboa was adopted on 18 September 2009
Implementation Report:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Tuomas Kuokkanen
Job Title or Position: Counsellor
Phone: +358503790429
Email: tuomas.kuokkanen@ymparisto.fi

Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Prevention of Marine Pollution: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Prevention of Marine Pollution
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Measures)
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Permit, Visit and Activities Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Permit, Visit and Activities)
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Change or Damage Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Change or Damage)
No change or damage was observed during this reporting period.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report