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Party: India
2017/2018 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Bharati
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Bharati   Lat: 69º 24´ 25´´ S   Long: 76º 11´ 42´´ E  
Maximum Population: 15
Medical Facilities: One medical doctor throughout the winter over period and two medical doctors during austral summer available at station.
Remarks / Description: Communication IRIDIUM: 008816 77703122 E-MAIL: lead.bharati@gmail.com
Name: Maitri
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Maitri   Lat: 70°45´56´´S   Long: 11°44´8´´E  
Maximum Population: 25
Medical Facilities: Two medical doctors are available during summer and winter season
Remarks / Description: Comminucation: INMARSAT PHONE NO. 00870-641902726 INMARSAT FAX NO. 00870-641902727 MAITRI IRIDIUM-1: 008816 314 47069 MAITRI IRIDIUM-2 008816 314 47517 E-MAIL: stncdr.maitri@gmail.com, maitri@ncaor.amosconnect.com

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: MV IVAN PAPANIN
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 28
Maximum Passengers: 39
Remarks: Voayge-01 Port of departure: Cape Town Port of arrival : Cape Town  Departure from Cape town – 23 December2017  Arrival at Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 02 January 2018  Departure from Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 01 February 2018  Arrival at India Bay, Maitri – 07 February 2018  Departure from India Bay, Maitri – 19 March 2018  Arrival at Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 25 March 2018  Departure from Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 28 March 2018  Arrival at Cape Town – 07 April 2018 Purpose: science deployment, re-supply, change-over, Bharati and Maitri Stations.

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Helicopter
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 02/01/2018
Period To: 28/03/2018
Remarks: • Type: KAMOV 32 C (Helicopter)- One • Period Of Flights: 75 hrs • Date From: 02 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR
Type: Helicopter
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 02/01/2017
Period To: 28/03/2017
Remarks: • Type: AS 350 B3 (Helicopter)- One • Period Of Flights: 120 hrs • Date From: 02 January 2018 to 28 March 2018 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: Naval Officer/Commander for Batheymetry Survey only
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: Not Applicable
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: Not Applicable
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: Not Applicable

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
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Denial of Authorizations
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  163    Name:  Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Dronning Maud Land (More Details)
Permit Number: NCAOR/ANT/ASPA-163/2017-1
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2017   To:  28 Feb 2018
Purpose: For retreivel study of Dakshin Gangotri Snout
Summary of activities: Foot traverse planned in this area to undertake scientific activities. Total station (GEOMAX-make) will be used for six hours and the point scanning of the entire wall of the snout will be done from two reference point. Two visits are proposed by the proponent to enter intio ASPA-163
Event or project name/number: Ice Sheet Dynamics from Schir. Hills to Wohlthat Mt., CDML,East Antarctica and Their Stress (ESG-7)
ASPA: Number:  174    Name:  Stornes, Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land (More Details)
Permit Number: NCAOR/ASPA174/2017-18(1)
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2017   To:  28 Feb 2018
Purpose: To retrieve sediment cores from three Lakes of Stornes for paleo-climatic evaluation of Stornes by Geological Survey of India
Summary of activities: GSI intend to retrieve sediment cores from three lakes of Stornes using GI pipe. Two persons will visit to area on foot to carry out study.
Event or project name/number: Ant/2017/ESG-12(XXVII-ISEA)
Aircrat Report
General Report