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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Finland
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
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: 7
Medical Facilities: Medical container with field hospital eq. Medical personnel may be present in operative seasons.
Remarks / Description: The National Expeditions is authorized to bring (about 60) Snow Petrel skulls and wings to Finland for research purposes.
Operating Period: From: November To: February

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Hannu Aulin & Auli Irjala (s/y Manta)
Contact Address: Kauppalantie 25 C 24 02700 Kauniainen Finland
Email Address: manta@manta.fi
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: s/y Manta
Country of Registry: Finland
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 3
Maximum Passengers: 3
Remarks: The expedition is planned to take place between 28 December 2015 and 15 March 2016. Depending on weather conditions the expedition is planned to take 21 days. The vessel will leave from and return to Puerto Williams, Chile. The vessel will anchor in the following locations if possible: Deception Island, Telefon Bay 62˚ 56' S 060˚ 40' W Hovgaard Island 65˚ 08' S 064˚ 08' W Pleneau Island 65˚ 06' S 064˚ 04' W Booth Island 65˚ 04' S 064˚ 00' W Yalour Island 65˚ 14' S 064˚ 10' W Argentine Islands, Vernadsky Station 65˚ 15' S 064˚ 15' W Goudier Islan (Port Lockroy) 64˚ 50' S 063˚ 30' W Paradise Harbour 64˚ 54' S 062˚ 52' W Cuverville Island 64˚ 41' S 062˚ 38' W Melchior Archipelago 64˚ 19' S 062˚ 57' W Yankee Harbour, Greenwich Island 62˚ 32' S 059˚ 47' W Enterprise Island 64˚ 32' S 062˚ 00' W Portal Point 64˚ 30' S 061˚ 46' W
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

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)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (IEE/CEE List - Annex I)
Type: IEE
Title: Initial Environment Evaluation of non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations s/y Manta
Organization(s) responsible: Hannu Aulin & Auli Irjala
Activity: Sailing
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Deception Island
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact.
Type: IEE
Title: Initial Environment Evaluation of the FINNARP 2015
Organization(s) responsible: Finnish Meteorological Institute
Activity: Scientific expedition
Topics: - Field camp
- National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Aboa station, Dronning Maud Land
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: November 2015 - February 2016
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact

Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
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.

General Report