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2011/2012 Annual Information
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Project Name/Number: Activities at Kohnen Station: LIMPICS
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: C. Hofstede/O. Eisen (AWI)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The projects aims at obtaining seismic data to deduce the distribution of the crystal orientation fabric (COF) and related acoustic properties in and below the ice sheet at Kohnen station, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. To this end a surface seismic survey will be performed near the EPICA DML borehole. Accompanied by already available airborne profiles, the seismic data allow deducing the state of anisotropy of the ice and sub-ice properties, which in turn will be used in ice-dynamic flow modelling of the ice sheet to improve model results.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Jan 2012   To:  29 Feb 2012
Areas of Operation
Kohnen Station
Project Name/Number: Activities at Neumayer Station III: Antarctic Fast Ice Network in the Atka Bay (AFIN)
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: M. Nicolaus (AWI)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The Antarctic Fast Ice Network (AFIN): Starting with the wintering period from 2011 to 2012, the measurements will include manual and automatic measurements of snow and sea-ice thicknesses, sea-ice temperature and weather data. Finally, the measurement program should lead to establishing a new observatory, the Atka Bay Sea-ice Observatory (ABSO). Data collected under AFIN include ice and snow thicknesses, freeboard, dates of fast-ice formation, and (intermittent and final) breakout. Auxiliary data collected include meteorological, such as air temperature and pressure, and oceanic parameters, such as water temperature and salinity. Data collected under AFIN will be available to members within the AFIN network after quality control. AFIN data will be available to the wider scientific community under the Antarctic Sea Ice Processes & Climate (ASPeCt) data library within the SCAR Physical Sciences program.
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Operating Period: From:  27 Feb 2012   To:  30 Sep 2012
Areas of Operation
Atka Bay, close to Neumayer Station III
Project Name/Number: Activities at Neumayer Station III: Coordinated movements in a Penguin Huddle
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: D. Zitterbart (University of Erlangen)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the only species that breeds during the austral winter. They endure temperatures below -35° C and winds up to 50 m/s. From their arrival at the colony until the eggs hatch, the males, who solely incubate the eggs, fast for about 4 months. To conserve energy and to survive, the penguins form huddles. It is crucial that the huddle structure is continuously reorganized so that time spent at the huddle periphery is limited. Penguins in a huddle are packed so tightly, however, that individual movements become impossible, reminiscent of a jamming transition in compacted colloids. We recently discovered that penguins overcome jamming by moving periodically in large, coordinated clusters. This project aims to understand the reorganization process in penguin huddles and the implications for social thermoregulation. We propose to develop a remote-operated penguin observatory including hard- and software for fast image acquisition and real-time processing. The observatory will be capable of detecting the whole huddle, as well as tracking the movements of thousands of individual penguins throughout the winter. An accurate count of animals within the colony and the size of individual animals will also be recorded, and together our data will help to estimate how the increasing environmental strain such as ongoing climate changes, thinning sea ice and reduced krill availability, is affecting Emperor penguins.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Feb 2012   To:  29 Feb 2012
Areas of Operation
Neumayer Station III
Project Name/Number: Activities at Neumayer Station III: Human Physiology
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: H.-C. Gunga (Charité)
Main Activity/ Remarks: For more than five years the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) has now been closely cooperating with the Center for Space Medicine Berlin (ZWMB). The aim of this partnership is the field based investigation of changes in human physiology under extreme environmental conditions such as altered circadian rhythms, isolation, confinement and cold. These studies are of very remarkable character, because they do not correspond to an artificial laboratory situation, but imply the chance to monitor human performance under real life conditions. In particular, this project is of importance to space medicine because overwintering in the Antartic has various analogies to a long-term space travel such as isolation, confinement and extreme environmental conditions and the derived knowledge from this research could have important implications for space medicine, space physiology and living and travelling in extreme environments. Furthermore, some of this research could also have significant impact for basic research under terrestrial conditions and even the clinical setting and as new mechanisms underlying the regulation of the human body could be detected.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Jan 2012   To:  30 Sep 2012
Areas of Operation
Neumayer Station III

Project Name/Number: Activities at other Stations: Bellinghausen (Russia)
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: H.-U. Peter (University of Jena)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Aim of the project “Current environmental situation and management proposals for the Fildes Peninsula Region” was the continuation of an updated standardized assessment of fauna and flora of the Fildes Peninsula and Ardley Island with focus on birds and seals. Any considerable environmental changes were analyzed to keep the scientific data base up to date. Within this project the monitoring of penguins (Pygoscelis spec.) together with Korean scientists and Southern Giant Petrels (Macronectes giganteus) was continued. The first aim of the project “Population ecology and migration of Antarctic Skuas” on Fildes Peninsula was the continuation of the long-term project on the population ecology of both skua species and hybrid pairs. In the season 2011/12 GLS-Loggers were removed from breeding skuas to investigate in cooperation with BAS the winter migration of both species.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Nov 2011   To:  31 Mar 2012
Areas of Operation
Bellingshausen Station (Russia)
Project Name/Number: Activities at other Stations: Princess Elizabeth (Belgium)
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: D. Damaske (BGR Hannover)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Main aim of GEA is the study of geological and tectonic features of East Antarctica related to the Grenvillian and pan-African orogenic cycles and to break-up and fragmentation of the Gondwana supercontinent as well as the long-term landscape evolution of Dronning Maud Land. From mid-December 2011 to early February 2012 BGR conducted the land expedition “GEA II“ to Sør Rondane in eastern Dronning Maud Land in cooperation with the Belgium Antarctic Research Expedition (BELARE) and Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI). Main base for both mainly helicopter-supported geological/ground-geophysical investigations and the accompanying aerogeophysical survey with the Polar-6 (AWI) was the Belgium Princess Elizabeth Station (PES). A temporary field camp at Crown Bay served as base for some of the aerogeophysical flights. An additional small geological project of one week was carried out in the vicinity of the Schirmacher Oasis and at Steingarden, located some 200 km south of Novolazarevskaya (RUS). First results of the structural and geophysical work revealed the eastern margin of the 600-500 Ma East African-Antarctic orogen in southwestern Sør Rondane as a major dextral transpression zone. For the first time ever, a number of major nunataks between the Sør Rondane and the Wohlthat massif were studied. These include a number of major nunataks from Blåklettane and Bergekongen in the E to Urna and Sørsteinen in the W. This area might form a key in the understanding of the southern continuation of the East African-Antarctic Orogen into East Antarctica.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Dec 2011   To:  29 Feb 2012
Areas of Operation
Princess Elizabeth station
Project Name/Number: IMCOAST: Dallmann Laboratory at Base Jubany (Argentina)
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: H. C. Hass (AWI), M. Staubwasser (AWI), H. Poigner (AWI)
Main Activity/ Remarks: 1. Dr. Christian Hass (with Dr. S. Lindhorst): Goal of the project was to assess the impact of recent and subrecent climate change on the coastal depositional environment of Potter Cove and Maxwell Bay (King George Island, West Antarctic Peninsula, WAP). For this project a 200 m grid was draped over Potter Cove and the adjacent working areas north and south of Potter Cove in order to carry out investigations / mappings of the actual depositional conditions at clearly defined locations. Transects for seabed mapping were placed on the grid lines; sample locations were on the grid-line crossings. Seafloor morphology and sediment types provide information on climate-controlled environmental processes. Work based on this plan started already in 2010. The transects were surveyed in high resolution using an acoustic ground discrimination system (AGDS). In addition to the work carried out in 2010, further seafloor samples in combination with underwater video footage were taken to ground truth the acoustic data. A total of 28 Stations were sampled and more than 35 underwater video camera deployments were carried out. A total of 100 nautical miles were measured with thw AGDS "RoxAnn GDX". All field measurements were performed using zodiacs. 2. Michael Staubwasser / Sabine Kasten The objective of this project was to identify sources of soluble Fe that is brought into the Southern Ocean. The Southern Ocean in general is a so-called High Nutrient Low Chlorophyll (HNLC) region, where Fe-supply drives the primary productivity. Ocean Islands such as King George Island, however, supply high amounts of soluble Fe. The mechanism of this supply is not yet clear. The Fe might be introduced via glacier melting, glacial outwash and erosion of terrestrial material or early diagenetic processes in the marine sediments (dissolution of reactive Fe-oxides, diffusion of soluble Fe back into the water column, re-precipitation/suspension and accumulation of Fe-oxides at the sediment surface). We used Fe isotopes to reveal the pathways responsible for the Fe-input into Potter Cove, Maxwell Bay, and adjacent areas. During the last campaign in January-March 2012 we retrieved sediment cores from 12 locations in Potter Cove, Marian Cove, Maxwell Bay and Collins Harbor of up to 37 cm length. These cores (3 to 4 per station) were used for pore water and sediment sampling. Part of the geochemical analyses (PO42-, Fe2+, NH4+, NO2-, NO3-, alkalinity) were performed directly after sampling in the Dallmann laboratory. Samples for Fe-isotopes, sulfate, sulfide, and cation measurements were conserved and brought to the Alfred Wegener Institute and the University of Cologne for further processing and analysis. Sediment samples were taken to Cologne to perform sequential Fe extractions and Fe isotope analyses. During the last month of our stay in Jubany Station, we took surface water and water column samples at 30 stations in Potter Cove, Maxwell Bay, Marian Cove, and in the meltwater streams on King George Island. (Some stations were sampled several times under different weather conditions or during high and low tide.) All samples were filtered after return to the base. The suspended matter will be used for sequential Fe extractions and Fe isotope analyses. The filtered water has also been processed for isotope analyses. Due to the high risk of contamination, the filtration was performed in a clean tent that was installed in the base. In cooperation with Jorge Chiapella (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba) we also received 11 sediment samples from beaches and areas around Maxwell Bay. These samples have been used to assess the variety of terrestrial material that represents a potential source of Fe. 3. Dr. Sebastian Lindhorst (with Dr. C. Hass): Controlling factors on beach-ridge development are waves, sea-level, and sediment supply. As all of these react on climatic changes, the sediments of beach ridges bear the potential to host a valuable record of even short climate changes. In the framework of the project “PolarBeach”, we aim to test the potential of polar beach-ridges as archives of climate variations. The approach of the investigations is to decipher the internal beach-ridge architecture using geophysical and sedimentological data in an integrated approach. This was the second field campaign (first campaign: November - December 2010). During this campaign, geophysical as well as geological field work were performed in three different working areas (Fig. 1). Aim of field work was to complete the data set obtained during the previous field campaign (Area 1) and to investigate additional areas (Areas 2,3) for comparison. To image subsurface structures down to a depth of around 10 m below the present surface, we used groundpenetrating radar (GPR) equipped with a 200 MHz antenna. A total of 101 GPR lines were measured on different beach systems along the coast of Potter Peninsula. Levelling and mapping of terrain morphology and geological features was done with a differential GPS system. Geological work undertaken comprises sediment sampling for grain-size analysis (50 samples), sampling of bed rock (8 samples), and sampling of material for dating using radiocarbon (29 samples). 4. Harald Poigner, Gernot Nehrke, Tom Brey, Doris Abele, Dorothea Wilhelms-Dick: Type of activity: Individuals of Laternula elliptica were collected by scuba divers (coordinates above) and hemolymph (“blood”) was sampled. Living animals were returned to Potter Cove again. Further, a few shells were taken and air dried. International co-operation: We cooperated with the working group of Christian Vodopivez (IAA) and with the project of Susann Henkel (University Cologne), Sabine Kasten (AWI), and Michael Staubwasser (University Cologne). Scientific goals: High iron concentrations in tissues of the bivalve Laternula elliptica were already reported by several authors. In spring 2010 we sampled hemolymph (“blood samples”) of L. elliptica, which showed high iron concentrations as well. Since seawater can be excluded as source and porewater is more likely responsible for high iron concentrations in L. elliptica, individuals were collected at the same locations where porewater cores were sampled in March 2012. Further, iron concentrations and isotopic signature were compared between bivalves’ hemolymph and porewater and sediment. This direct comparison shall identify the iron source bioavailable for Laternula elliptica. Funding: The project is funded within the DFG-Priority Programme 1158 (Antarctic research) and subtopic 3 of the bundle proposal “Rapid glacial retreat at the Western Antarctic Peninsula: Chemical flux change and environmental consequences”.
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Operating Period: From:  01 Dec 2011   To:  29 Feb 2012
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Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: German Antarctic Receiving Station (GARS)
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: German Antarctic Receiving Station (GARS)   Lat: 63º 19´ 00´´ S   Long: 57º 54´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 14
Medical Facilities: none, provided by at O’Higgins Station
Remarks / Description: PI: Dr. E. Diedrich (DLR) During the reporting period scientific activities have been executed by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG). The scientific and technological programs of the last 21 years have been continued and extended by both partners. The station’s most important scientific instrument, a 9-m diameter reflector antenna, was used by DLR as ground station for the satellite missions TerraSAR-X (DLR), TanDEM-X (DLR), GRACE (DLR & NASA) and NEOSSAT (CSA), and by BKG as VLBI radio telescope for geodesy and astrometry.
Name: Neumayer Station III
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Ekström Ice Shelf   Lat: 70º 40´ 00´´ S   Long: 08º 16´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 50
Medical Facilities: hospital
Remarks / Description: Expedition leader: E. Kohlberg (AWI) During summer season 2011/2012 up to 50 scientists, pilots, logistic personnel and technicians stayed temporarily at the station. Visitors from other national programs (SANAP, BAS) took the opportunity for short term stays at the station. British, Russian and South African aircrafts used the skiway at Neumayer Station for transport of personnel and cargo in connection with scientific and logistic cooperation or for refueling. The first group of summer personnel consisting of 8 people, arrived at Neumayer Station on November 08, 2011, with the first DROMLAN passenger flight. They started the maintenance program of the station consisting in lifting the hydraulic systems. Further main logistic and technical activities during the whole season were maintenance and lifting of the wind power plant maintenance and lifting of the outside observatories maintenance of vehicles Neumayer Station as logistic base gave support to the traverse to Kohnen Station on the ice plateau, to the scientific flight program of the aircraft Polar 6 and at the end of the season to the scientific program of the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR). End of December RV Polarstern arrived at Atka Bay for supply of Neumayer Station discharging construction material, spare parts, provisions and fuel. The second ship's call in Atka bay was the South African vessel SA Agulhas, just after RV Polarstern has left the ice shelf edge. She supplied Neumayer Station additionally with fuel. For reloading SA Agulhas had a second port call in February, but due to the heavy ice conditions, she was not able to reach the ice barrier and subsequently neither the containers of SANAP nor of AWI could be taken on board and had to be left behind for the next season. By the DROMLAN flight on February 26, 2012 the season 2011/2012 was finished with the departure of the last 5 persons.
Name: Observatories at Neumayer Station III: Air chemistry
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Air chemistry observatory at Neumayer Station III   Lat: 70º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 08º 16´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population:
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: PI: R. Weller (AWI) During the forthcoming summer campaign our activities at Neumayer III station focussed on the implementation of a new aerosol particle measuring device in the on-going routine program of the Air Chemistry Observatory at Neumayer Station, a so-called scanning mobility particle sizer (SMPS). This instrument will be capable to determine ultra-fine particle size distributions in the range between 2.5 nm and 150 nm to assess the contribution of particle new formation (nucleation) at this site. Furthermore, a broken nephelometer from the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) has to be repaired or, in the worst case, has to be removed and send back to the FMI for overhaul. Finally, there will be the usual maintenance operation at the Air Chemistry Observatory as well as training of the new air chemistry over-winterer Kathrin Höppner.
Name: Observatories at Neumayer Station III: Geophysics
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Geophysical Observatory of Neumayer Station III   Lat: 70º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 08º 16´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population:
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: PI: A. Eckstaller (AWI) Seismology The primary objective of the seismological observatory at Neumayer-III is to complement the worldwide network of seismographic monitoring stations in the southern hemisphere. This contribution is of special importance as this network is rather wide meshed in Antarctica. Local seismographic networks of changing size and shape have been operated at Neumayer stations since the very beginning. In its current design it comprises the seismic station VNA1 in the geophysics observatory and the two remote seismic broadband stations VNA2 and VNA3 on the Ice Rises Halvfar Ryggen and Søråsen. Still unique in Antarctica is the small aperture detection array with 15 vertical seismometers placed on three concentric rings with a total diameter of almost 2 km at station VNA2. This array is a powerful tool for monitoring seismic activities in a local to regional distance range. In addition to this local seismographic network at Neumayer-III we are operating some other seismographic broadband stations which complement our local network. These stations are designed to run autonomously. Because of difficulties to provide continuous 12V DC power at these very remote sites there is the risk of substantial recording gaps during winter when solar energy is not available. However, we are trying to minimize or to eliminate these gaps in the near future by a more sphisticated poewer supply. The additional remote stations are located at the Swedish summer camp SVEA, at Weigel Nunatak cloes to the travese track to Kohnen Station and at Kohnen Station itself. We apply for the permission of another year of operating this broadband station at Novolazarevskaya where continuous mains power from is provided. One of the main tasks in austral season 2011/12 will be to solve the power problems during winter at the array site at station VNA2 on Halvfar Ryggen. For converting solar to electrical energy the container housing all electronics and power supply facilities is equipped with 12 high efficieny solar panels, each with a nominal power of 100 W. These modules alone are sufficient as long as there is enough daylight available. To span the dark austral winter we had installed 2 wind generators with 300 W nominal power each. However, both generators had been destroyed completely during severe storms early before winter 2011. The reason for this failure was that the electrical design of the generator was not sturdy enough for a long term brake operation during storms, when the generator is short-circuited to reduce rotor speed substantially. Thus, the generator overheated and all the windings burnt. In season 2011/2012 we will modify one repaired generated and mount shorter rotor blades to reduce power input from the wind. However, this will also reduce the generated electrical power for charging batteries. To overcome this deficiency we will replace one 300 W generator with a 1000 W generator keeping the original longer rotor blades. Additionally we want to install a simple but efficient battery heating system which will use excess power from solar panels and wind generators to keep the batteries well above colder ambient temperatures. Excess power should also be used to heat the interior of the container itself and thus reducing operation of the wind generators in short circuit brake mode. This should substantially increase the effectice capacity of the batteries which is very important at very low temperatures. Remote station VNA3 on Søråsen ice rise should be serviced in 2011/2012 during the same service trip to station VNA2. Here we probably have only to dig out the electronics and battery boxes and the seismometer and to reinstall them again (annual snow accumulation here is approx. 3 meters). For the first time we want to install a modified 300 Watt windgenerator, eventually on a separate mast beside the antenna mast. This station should also be equipped with a battery heating system. The autonomous seismographic station at Weigel Nunatak will be serviced by members of the traverse team going up to Kohnen Station. It should be prepared for another year of operation. At Kohnen Station the seismographic station should be moved from the former clean air chemistry container inside the science trench at the ice core drilling site. Deep inside the science trench temperatures do not drop that low during winter compared to a site outside the trench and close to the surface. Power supply will come from a wind generator and 2 solar panels mounted on a mast directly above the science trench. Recording boxes and seismometer will be deployed extremely thermally insulated and "cold hardened' to survive -45 C. We also want to installl and test another battery heating system. This service works will eventually be done by members of the Kohnen team and the aero-geophysics team operating from Kohnen Station. The seismic station at Svea can only be serviced if Polar-5 is available for transport. If everything worked without maijor failures it will only be necessary to change the CF cards for data retrieval. This can be accomplished within one day. If members of the Swedish Polar Secretary are working at Svea and the necessary logistics will be available we would like to improve the seismometer vault for better recording conditions. The seismographic station at Troll will be removed by Norwegian colleagues and sent back to Neumayer. We will apply for the permission to operate the seismic station at Novolazarevskaya for another year. No service works should be necessary at the South African base Sanai-IV. The responsibility for the seismographic station there is now at CTBTO. At the base some more software work has to be done due to the installation of new Antelope release 5.1. This will need substantial time because we have just been switsching over from Sun/Sparc - Solaris to MacOS operating system. Still numerous scripts have to be adopted to the new operating system. Geomagnetism The new Geomagnetic Observatory at Neumayer-III was built during January and February 2009. It comprises a rather new 3-component flux gate sensor with a high dynamic range and a new Overhauser proton-magnetometer for recording total intensity. With this instrumentation high quality geomagnetic field data can be sampled at a rate of 1 second. Calibrated recordings from March 2009 to April 2011 had been already transmitted to the World Data Center. We are applying to become a member of Intermagnet, an international geomagnetic cooperation. To fulfill the requirements of Intermagnet we will install a second 3-component fluxgate system. This second system will also raise the redundancy. It will be a Danish FGE magnetometer from DTU, Copenhagen. This new instrument will be installed outside the insulated container but still inside the geomagnetic observarory. It will be mounted on top of a frozen in pillar (polypropylen sewage pipe) and be covered by a polystyrol casing. Orientation of the sensor is parallel to magnetic North, so the second horizontal component will directly measure the declination. On a second frozen in pillar a refurnished Catl Zeiss 020A theodolite will be mounted for manual determination of declination and inclination. Because these pillars are founded directly in the ice no small deflections from horizontal orientation should occur anymore by walking around. This was observed inside the insulated containment because its floor proved not be be stiff enough against minor bending. Thus DI-measurements showed always some small errors resulting from transient deflections from the horizontal. For this reason baseline values for calibrating the fluxgate data showed a higher scatter than expected. Another objective in this context is the calibration of the second theodolite-gyro system. For determination of geographic North we use a Wild GAK-1 gyro which can be mounted on top of the theodolites. We have to determine the small misalignment between the gyro axis and the telescope axis to calibrate the gyro readings. This should also be carried out again for the first theodolite-gyro system.

Name: Observatories at Neumayer Station III: I27DE
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Neumayer Station III   Lat: 70º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 08º 16´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population:
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: The entire geophysics team supported the annual service works at the infrasound array I27DE from BGR. The work to be done was mainly to dig out all 8 wind noise reducing porous hoses and their couplings which are layed out radially at each of the 9 single array array stations. Also the boxes with the sensor and the recording and communication electronics had to be reinstalled at a higher level and therefore assistance was needed. The masts for WLAN communication were set up again and new stay wires had to be installed. All other service works had been entirely done by the BGR team.
Name: Dallmann Laboratory at Base Jubany
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Dallmann Laboratory   Lat: 62º 14´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 14´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 14
Medical Facilities: Based at Jubany Station
Remarks / Description: During the last campaign research was centered on the influence of global and local climate change on selected biota and the whole ecosystem. In particular, the effects of UV radiation, enhanced CO2 concentration and of climate-induced intensified input of meltwater on marine communities were studied. The latter research activity is a major part in the ESF project IMCOAST: “Climate change Impact in the Coastal Environment”. IMCOAST is an interdisciplinary activity, linking causes and effects within the presently observed rapid climate change scenario in the marine coastal environment of the Maritime Antarctic. IMCOAST builds directly on IPY-34 clicOPEN (climate change in coastal areas of the Antarctic Peninsula), and is planned as a high-resolution investigation of the hierarchical chain of effects produced by regional warming, the retreat of tide water glaciers on the coastal sedimentary environment, patterns of deposition and sediment transport to the open ocean. Effects of changes in coastal run-off will be linked to the observed shifts in the coastal biosphere, including experimental cause-effect studies of water column and benthic systems.
Operating Period: From: November To: March
Name: Kohnen Station
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Kohnen Station   Lat: 75º 00´ 00´´ S   Long: 00º 04´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 14
Medical Facilities: from Neumayer Station III
Remarks / Description: Expedition leader: C. Druecker (AWI) Kohnen Station was operational from 19th December 2011 to 2nd of February 2012. Aerogeophysics with the new Aircraft Polar 6 and Glaciology by the means of detonation (C. Hofstede/O. Eisen AWI) were performed in that period. The Drill Trench got a new roof to take the increasing load from the first one and other maintenance at and around the site took place. The base was supplied with fuel, provision and other items for future activities by two traverses.
Operating Period: From: December To: February

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: MV Polar Pioneer
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Remarks: In the frame of logistic cooperation with Arctowski Station (Poland) - sharing transport of cargo and personnel to King George Island (Dallmann-Laboratory/Jubany). For schedule see Polish report.
Name: RV Polarstern
Country of Registry: Germany
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 44
Maximum Passengers: 60
Remarks: ANT-XXVIII/2: Expedition leader: G. Kattner (AWI) During the Polarstern cruise ANT XXVIII/2, CTD transects with water sampling were performed from Cape Town to Neumayer Station III. In addition, diatoms and zooplankton were sampled with various nets to study distribution and for experiments (B. Beszteri, AWI, H. Auel, Univerity of Bremen). Water samples will be taken to study bacterioplankton and the utilization of dissolved organic matter as well as its chemical composition (M. Simon, University of Oldenburg). One pressure inverted echo sounders (PIES) were deployed (HAFOS, A. Macrander, AWI) and two PIES and one passive acoustic recorder (MARU) recovered. Argo floats were launched along the transect to provide profiles and current velocities. During the transit, marine mammal and bird abundances were monitored using visual and passive acoustic techniques (MAPS, O. Boebel, AWI, U. Siebert, FTZ Büsum). One Observer from the German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt Dessau) joined ANT-XXVIII/2 and visited Neumayer Station III (03.12.2011-05.01.2012) for observation of work routines of crew and scientist onboard the Polarstern and at the research station Neumayer III. The aim of the observations were to foster better understanding of Antarctic specific on-site settings. ANT-XXVIII/4: Expedition leader: M. Lucassen (AWI) The main focus of the cruise leg was the investigation of fish stocks by means of bottom trawls in the framework of the “Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)" at Elephant Island, the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula in continuation of earlier surveys. The samples from all bottom trawls were further processed by a number of projects focusing on population structure, growth and reproduction parameters in several fish groups, fish parasites, the use of fish as bioindicators, and the investigation of molecular physiological mechanisms of cold adaptation in fish (M. Lucassen, AWI). Invertebrate indicator taxa were assessed during the cruise to detect vulnerable marine ecosystems (VME), and the abundance and trophic ecology of cephalopods were investigated. Another focus was on the characterisation of the Roseobacter clade, a prominent component of the Antarctic bacterioplankton, in the water column and sediments of the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. The programme was completed by whale and bird observation projects (MAPS, E. Burkhardt, AWI). During all cruise legs meteorology observatory as well as automatic measuring of elementary particle (M. Walter, DESY/Zeuthen) on RV Polarstern was operated.

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: MBB BO105 CBS5
Category:
Period From: 03/12/2011
Period To: 09/04/2012
Remarks: - Two helicopters operated by Heli Service International, supported the expeditions during legs ANT XXVIII/2 and ANT XXVIII/4 - For further information please contact: http://www.heliservice.de
Type: Polar 6
Category:
Number Of Flights: 12
Period From: 03/11/2011
Period To: 19/02/2012
Remarks: PI: V. Helm (AWI) Expedition leader: D. Steinhage (AWI) CryoVEx ANT For the validation of CryoSat several survey flights above area with different snow surface properties were done. Near Novo blue ice fields were sampled on which colleagues of the Institute for Planetary Geodesy, Technical University of Dresden, were carrying out reference measurements on ground. But most of the survey flights were conducted above Law Dome for a joint project with the University of Tasmania supported by the Australian Antarctic Division. The target regions of the mission were determined in close collaboration with ESA. WEGAS WEGAS (West-East Gondwana amalgamation and its separation) was the continuation of the earlier project VISA. The focus of WEGAS is the tectonic structure underneath the ice sheet of Dronning Maud Land. The instrumentation of POLAR 6 consisted of AWI’s RES system, a so-called accumulation radar, a gravity meter, a magnetometer, an altimeter, a digital camera, various GPS receivers, and the data acquisition system MEDUSA-P. The data collected will be used to study the tectonics of the region, but also to validate satellite measurements of CHAMP and GRACE as well as to contribute to local ice thickness data, surface and sub-glacial topography data sets. Several flights were conducted from Kohnen Station but also the flights to and from Kohnen across the coastal mountains were used for survey. Furthermore two survey flights and part of the ferry back to Novo airfield were used to map a dense grid for magnetics and ice thickness around Neumayer III . GEA The joint survey of AWI and the Federal Institute for Minerals and Natural Resources (BGR) above the Sør Rondane mountains was continued with 12 survey and 2 logistic fligths. The survey aims for a detailed regional mapping of magnetic and gravity anomalies for correlation with the geological formations. In order to minimize fuel transports from the unloading site at Crown Bay to the station, some flig
Departure Date Route Purpose
03 Nov 2011 Bremerhaven - Novo Ferry
13 Nov 2011 DROMLAN
16 Nov 2011 Davis WEGAS
16 Nov 2011 Davis WEGAS
16 Nov 2011 Novo, Casey Neumayer Cryo VEx
18 Dec 2011 DROMLAN
23 Dec 2011 Neumayer, Progress/Zhongshan, Novo, Princess Elizabeth DoCo
30 Dec 2011 Kohnen Station WEGAS
08 Jan 2012 Princess Elizabeth GEA 2011/12
01 Feb 2012 Novo De-integration & paching
04 Feb 2012 DROMLAN or logistic support NM III observatories
11 Feb 2012 Neumayer III - Calgary Ferry

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten GmbH
Contact Address: Ballindamm 25, D-20095 Hamburg, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MS BREMEN
Country of Registry: Nassau/Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 105
Maximum Passengers: 130
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
13 Nov 2011 Buenos Aires/Argentina 01 Dec 2011 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Cape Lookout Latitude: 61º 16´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 12´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Port Foster Latitude: 62º 57´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 39´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/11/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Danco Island Latitude: 64º 44´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 37´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/11/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64º 19´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 57´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/11/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
01 Dec 2011 Ushuaia/Argentina 19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Brown Bluff Latitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Snow Hill Island Latitude: 64º 28´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 12´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Seymour Island Latitude: 64º 19´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 43´ 00´´ W
Visit Date13/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 58´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date15/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date15/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64°54´S Longitude: 62°52´W
Visit Date15/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date16/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
19 Dec 2011 Ushuaia/Argentina 06 Jan 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date22/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date22/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Brown Bluff Latitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paulet Island Latitude: 63º 35´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Kinnes Cove/ Madder Cliffs Latitude: 63º 19´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 28´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Point Wild Latitude: 61º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 54º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
06 Jan 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina 24 Jan 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date15/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Penguin Island Latitude: 62º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 54´ 00´´ W
Visit Date16/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Arctowski Station Latitude: 62º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 58º 51´ 00´´ W
Visit Date17/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date18/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Hannah Point Latitude: 62°39´S Longitude: 60°37´W
Visit Date19/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date19/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
24 Jan 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina 11 Feb 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date02/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Hannah Point Latitude: 62°39´S Longitude: 60°37´W
Visit Date04/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date04/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Petermann Island Latitude: 65º 10´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 10´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Fish Islands Latitude: 66°02´S Longitude: 65°25´W
Visit Date06/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
11 Feb 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina 29 Feb 2012 Ushuaia/Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Point Wild Latitude: 61º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 54º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Astrolabe Island Latitude: 63º 17´ 00´´ S Longitude: 58º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date22/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Petermann Island Latitude: 65º 10´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 10´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing

Operator:
Name: Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten GmbH
Contact Address: Ballindamm 25, D-20095 Hamburg, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MV Bremen
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks: BRE 1122: Shooting a TV documentation about the journey BRE 1122: Shooting a fotografic documentation of the journey for Hapag-Lloyd internal purposes BRE 1123: Investigations for a journey report for a Swiss medical magazine BRE 1203: Shooting a TV documentation about the journey
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten GmbH
Contact Address: Ballindamm 25, D-20095 Hamburg, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MV Hanseatic
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks: HAN 1202: Journalistic investigations for the swiss magazine "Touring"
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten GmbH
Contact Address: Ballindamm 25, D-20095 Hamburg, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MS HANSEATIC
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 125
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
20 Dec 2011 Cape Town, South Africa 11 Jan 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date03/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Point Wild Latitude: 61º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 54º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date04/01/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paulet Island Latitude: 63º 35´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Brown Bluff Latitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64°54´S Longitude: 62°52´W
Visit Date07/01/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
11 Jan 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina 29 Jan 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paulet Island Latitude: 63º 35´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/01/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
29 Jan 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina 16 Feb 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Paulet Island Latitude: 63º 35´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Czech Station Latitude: 64º 02´ 00´´ S Longitude: 61º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Half Moon Island Latitude: 62º 36´ 00´´ S Longitude: 59º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date11/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date11/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Damoy Point/Dorian Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
16 Feb 2012 Ushuaia, Argentina 05 Mar 2012 Puerto Montt, Chile

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Orcadas Latitude: 60º 45´ 00´´ S Longitude: 44º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Point Wild Latitude: 61º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 54º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Skontorp Cove Latitude: 64°54´S Longitude: 62°52´W
Visit Date27/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing

Operator:
Name: Henk Boersma
Contact Address: P.O. Box 61, 9410 Ushuaia, Argentina
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: S/Y Sarah W. Vorwerk
Country of Registry: Hamburg, Germany
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 2
Maximum Passengers: 7
Remarks: One Voyage along the Antarctic Peninsula
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
30 Jan 2012 Ushuaia 24 Feb 2012 Ushuaia

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Hannah Point Latitude: 62°39´S Longitude: 60°37´W
Visit Date04/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Waterboat Point/Gonzalez Videla Station Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Palmer Station Latitude: 64°46´S Longitude: 64°05´W
Visit Date11/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Port Charcot Latitude: 65º 04´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date13/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Vernadsky station Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 15´ 00´´ W
Visit Date13/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lockroy, Port Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date17/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing

Operator:
Name: Oceanstar GmbH
Contact Address: An der Trift 65, D-63303 Dreieich, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: MV Hanse Explorer
Country of Registry: Antigua and Barbuda
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 16
Maximum Passengers: 12
Remarks: 3 Voyages along the Antarctic Peninsula
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
03 Dec 2011 Port Stanley 16 Dec 2011 Port Stanley

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Brown Bluff Latitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 55´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Snow Hill Island Latitude: 64º 28´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 12´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesIce Walk, Small Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cape Renard Latitude: 65º 01´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 48´ 00´´ W
Visit Date11/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date11/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cierva Cove Latitude: 64º 09´ 00´´ S Longitude: 61º 07´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
17 Dec 2011 Port Stanley 04 Jan 2012 Frei Station (KGI)

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Sandefjord Bay Latitude: 60°37´S Longitude: 46°03´W
Visit Date23/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Seymour Island Latitude: 64º 19´ 00´´ S Longitude: 56º 43´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paulet Island Latitude: 63º 35´ 00´´ S Longitude: 55º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Chrystal Hill Latitude: 63º 39´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Devil Island Latitude: 63º 48´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 17´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cierva Cove Latitude: 64º 09´ 00´´ S Longitude: 61º 07´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Small Boat Cruising, Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Damoy Point/Dorian Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date01/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Almirante Brown Latitude: 64º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date02/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Kayaking
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date02/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Kayaking
Duration of landing
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date03/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Pendulum Cove Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 36´ 00´´ W
Visit Date03/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Frei Station Latitude: 62º 12´ 00´´ S Longitude: 58º 57´ 00´´ W
Visit Date04/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Ardley Island Latitude: 62º 12´ 00´´ S Longitude: 58º 56´ 00´´ W
Visit Date04/01/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Bellingshausen Station (Russia) Latitude: 62º 11´ 46´´ S Longitude: 58º 57´ 38´´ W
Visit Date04/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Station Visit
Duration of landing
04 Jan 2012 Frei Station (KGI) 14 Jan 2012 Ushuaia

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date05/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neko Harbor Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 33´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesKayaking
Duration of landing
Site Name: Danco Island Latitude: 64º 44´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 37´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Pleneau Island Latitude: 65º 06´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 04´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cierva Cove Latitude: 64°09´S Longitude: 60°53´W
Visit Date08/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising, Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Chrystal Hill Latitude: 63º 39´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 44´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Devil Island Latitude: 63º 48´ 00´´ S Longitude: 57º 17´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesKayaking
Duration of landing

Operator:
Name: Wolf Kloss, Turismo SIM Ltd
Contact Address: Calle Maragaño 168, P.O. Box 6, Puerto Williams, XII Region, Chile
Email Address: base@simexpeditions.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: S/Y SANTA MARIA AUSTRALIS
Country of Registry: Berlin, Germany
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 2
Maximum Passengers: 9
Remarks: 3 Voyages along the Antarctic Peninsula
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
17 Dec 2011 Puerto Williams 06 Jan 2012 Puerto Williams

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date25/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Waterboat Point/Gonzalez Videla Station Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Jougla Point Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date28/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Damoy Point/Dorian Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date29/12/2011
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date31/12/2011
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activitiesanchoring
Duration of landing
14 Jan 2012 Puerto Williams 04 Feb 2012 Puerto Williams

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Telefon Bay Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 00´´ W
Visit Date19/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Gabriel de Castilla, Base Latitude: 62º 58´ 38´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 21´´ W
Visit Date20/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64º 32´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date22/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Waterboat Point/Gonzalez Videla Station Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/01/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities: 
Duration of landing
Site Name: Port Charcot Latitude: 65º 04´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date26/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Jougla Point Latitude: 64º 49´ 35´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 37´´ W
Visit Date27/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Damoy Point/Dorian Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date27/01/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities: Extended Walk
Duration of landing
11 Feb 2012 Puerto Williams 03 Mar 2012 Puerto Williams

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Gabriel de Castilla, Base Latitude: 62º 58´ 38´´ S Longitude: 60º 40´ 21´´ W
Visit Date17/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date17/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64°32´S Longitude: 62°00´W
Visit Date19/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Paradise Bay Latitude: 64º 52´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/02/2012
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Waterboat Point/Gonzalez Videla Station Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 52´ 00´´ W
Visit Date20/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Petermann Island Latitude: 65º 10´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 10´ 00´´ W
Visit Date21/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Hovgaard Island Latitude: 65°08´S Longitude: 64°08´W
Visit Date22/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Vernadsky station Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 15´ 00´´ W
Visit Date23/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Damoy Point/Dorian Bay Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk
Duration of landing
Site Name: Jougla Point Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date24/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date25/02/2012
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Cruising
Duration of landing

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: Antarktis Transversale 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: airplane/skis/airplane
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 09 Nov 2011
Date end: 16 Nov 2011
Number of personnel: 2
Operator:
Name: Armin Wirth, Iceolutions GmbH & Co. KG
Contact Address: Am Heilbrunnen 71-75, 72766 Reutlingen, Germany
Email Address:
Website Address:
Remarks: Expediton ended after 3 days of walking/kiting near to SANAE 4. The reasons were problems with kites, inconstant wind and sastrugis.
Location of Activities
Geographical South Pole
Routes:
Expedition Name: TV documentation 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: RV Polarstern
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 06 Dec 2011
Date end: 01 Jan 2012
Number of personnel: 3
Operator:
Name: Alfred-Wegener-Institut
Contact Address: Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven
Email Address:
Website Address: www.awi.de
Remarks: Shooting a TV documentation about the logistic and research activities onboard RV Polarstern and on Neumayer Station III
Location of Activities
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 Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (IEE/CEE List - Annex I)
Type: IEE
Title: Antarctic tourism cruises (4) of the MV Hanseatic - 2011/2012
Organization(s) responsible: Applicant: Hapag-Lloyd Ltd., IEE carried out by the Federal Environment Agency
Activity: Tourism cruises
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula Region
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Permit issued under provisos and conditions
Type: IEE
Title: Antarctic tourism cruises (6) of the MV Bremen - 2011/2012
Organization(s) responsible: Applicant: Hapag-Lloyd Ltd., IEE carried out by the Federal Environment Agency
Activity: Tourism cruises
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula Region
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Permit issued under provisos
Type: IEE
Title: Antarctic tourist cruises (3) of the MV Hanse Explorer - 2011/2012
Organization(s) responsible: Applicant: Oceanstar Ltd., IEE carried out by the Federal Environment Agency
Activity: Tourism cruises
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula Region
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Permit issued under provisos
Type: IEE
Title: Operation of Neumayer III Wintering Station
Organization(s) responsible: Applicant: Alfred-Wegener Institute; IEE carried out by the Federal Environment Agency
Activity: Scientific Research
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Dronning Maud Land
Latitude: 72º00´S
Latitude: 2º32E
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Permit issued under provisos

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.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report