ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: Finland
2016/2017 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: 8
Medical Facilities: Medical container with field hospital eq. Medical personnel may be present in operative seasons.
Remarks / Description:
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
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: Unexplored Antarctica expedition 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: flight ALCI/TAC
Activities: Climbing
Number of Participants: 4
Date begin: 20 Dec 2016
Date end: 25 Jan 2017
Number of personnel: 4
Operator:
Name: Patrick Degerman (Finnish Climbing Expedition)
Contact Address: Tiilimäki 8 A, 02760 Espoo, Finland
Email Address: pata@pata.fi
Website Address:
Remarks: The expedition has moved in the area by snow mobile, skiing, walking and climbing. The members of the expedition have received training on the use of snow mobiles.
Location of Activities
Novolazarevskaja, nauchnaja stancija /SSSR/
South Pole
Wohlthat Mountains
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)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Monitoring and follow-up Activities)
Name of Activity: Initial Environment Evaluation of the FINNARP 2016
Location:
Site Name: Aboa   73º 03´ 00´´ S   Long: 13º 25´ 00´´ W  
Procedures put in Place: Activity: Scientific expedition Finnish Meteorological Institute
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken: Topics: - Field camp - National Antarctic Programme - Science No more than a minor or transitory impact.
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title

Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Waste Management Plan for Aboa research station for years 2016-2021
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship:
Objective: Multi year waste management plan containing plans for waste handling and minimizing environmental impact of activities.
Implementation Report:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Mika Kalakoski
Job Title or Position: Development manager
Phone: +358503592792
Email: mika.kalakoski@fmi.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.

General Report