ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: Finland
Permanent Information
Automatic Recording Stations Report
Scientific Information - Automatic Recording Stations / Observatories
Location:
Site Name: Aboa   Lat: 73º 03´ 00´´ S   Long: 13º 25´ 00´´ W  
Type: Summer only
Elevation: 485
Parameters Recorded: GPS, Seismometer, AWS
Observation Frequency:
Reference Number: WMO 89014
Scientific Equipment:

Permanent Station Report
Operational Information - Stations
Name: Aboa
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Aboa   Lat: 73º 03´ 00´´ S   Long: 13º 25´ 00´´ W   View in Google Earth Map
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
Link (URL):
Search and Rescue Information:

Permanent Vessels Report
Operational Information - Vessels
Name: None
Flag of State:
Ice Strength:
Length:
Beam:
Gross Tonnage:
Type:
Link to CONNAMP data:
Description / Remarks:
Search and Rescue Information:

Aircraft Report
Operational Information - Aircraft
Type: None
Number: None
Remarks:
Search and Rescue Information:

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

Environmental Impact Assessment: Procedures Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Procedures)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Waste Management plan for Aboa research station for years 2012-2015
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Aboa
Objective: Multi year waste management plan containing plans for waste handling and minimizing environmental impact of activities.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Mika Kalakoski
Job Title or Position: Development manager
Phone: +358503592792
Email: mika.kalakoski@fmi.fi
Title: Waste Management Plan for Aboa research station for years 2016-2021
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Aboa
Objective: Multi year waste management plan containing plans for waste handling and minimizing environmental impact of activities.
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.

Contingency Plans Report
Environmental Information - Contingency Plans
Title: Contingency Plan for responses to incidents with potential adverse impacts
Scope/coverage of the plan:
Objective: Including revised Oil Spill Contingency Plan 2011 for Aboa research station and the terrestrial operations of the FINNARP Expeditions.

Relevant National Legislation Report
Other Information - Relevant National Legislation
Title: Act on the Environmental Protection of Antarctica - Amended by Statute Nr 1020/2010
Topic Environmental Protection: Annex VI (Liability)
Description: The Act 28/1998 on the Environmental Protection of Antarctica was amended by Statute No 1020/2010 to implement Annex VI.
Date of Effect: 26 Nov 2010
Link (URL): http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2010/20101020
Title: Decree on the Environmental Protection of Antarctica
Topic Environmental Protection: General
Description: Secondary legislation implementing the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
Date of Effect: 23 Feb 1998
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Tuomas Kuokkanen
Job Title or Position: Counsellor
Phone: +358503790429
Email: tuomas.kuokkanen@ymparisto.fi
Title: Act on Amendment of the Penal Code
Topic Environmental Protection: General
Description: Legislation implementing sanctions related to Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
Date of Effect: 14 Jan 1998
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Tuomas Kuokkanen
Job Title or Position: Counsellor
Phone: +358503790429
Email: tuomas.kuokkanen@ymparisto.fi

Title: Act on the Environment Protection of Antarctica of 18 October 1996
Topic Environmental Protection: General
Description: Main legislation implementing the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
Date of Effect: 14 Jan 1998
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Tuomas Kuokkanen
Job Title or Position: Counsellor
Phone: +358503790429
Email: tuomas.kuokkanen@ymparisto.fi
General Report