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Party: India
2010/2011 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: 30th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Anoop Tiwari
Job Title or Position: Scientist
Phone: +91 832 2525 603
Email: anooptiwari@ncaor.gov.in
Details/Description: Scientific and Logistics Plan during November 2010-March 2011 Please see attached pdf file
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline:
Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: 29th ISEA
Discipline: Please see attached pdf file
Principal Investigator: Please see attached pdf file
Main Activity/ Remarks: Please see attached pdf file
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation

Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Maitri
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Maitri   Lat: 70°45´52´´S   Long: 11°44´00´´E  
Maximum Population: 25
Medical Facilities: Small hospital with operation theatre. Two medical doctors avilable during summer as well as winter period for Maitri Station and during austral summer construction activities at Larsemann Hills
Remarks / Description: Station establishment related activities as well as scientific observations and sample collection also carried out at Larsemann Hills during summer season

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: I/B Vladimir Ignatjuk
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 23
Maximum Passengers: 8
Remarks: • Number of Voyages: One(1) • (per voyage) - Departure date 22-Oct-2010 - Arrival Date: 22-Dec-2010 - Port of departure: Cape Town - Port of arrival : Cape Town - Purpose: science deployment,
Name: IVAN PAPANIN
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 28
Maximum Passengers: 37
Remarks: • Number of Voyages: One(1) • (per voyage) - Departure date 20-Oct-2010 - Arrival Date - Port of departure: Cape Town - Port of arrival : Cape Town - Purpose: science deployment, re-supply, change-over,

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: AS 350 B2 (Helicopter)
Category:
Period From: 28/10/2010
Period To: 10/02/2011
Remarks: • Period Of Flights: 75 hrs at Maitri Station and Larsemann Hills
Type: KAMOV 32 A (Helicopter)
Category:
Period From: 28/10/2010
Period To: 10/02/2011
Remarks: • Period Of Flights: 75 hrs. Used at Larsemann Hills Operation

Research Rockets Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Research Rockets
Location Launch: Site Name: Maitri   Lat: 70°45´52´´S   Long: 11°44´00´´E  
Date/Period/Frequency: 01 Nov 2010
Direction: Not Applicable
Max. Altitude:
Impact Area:
Type:
Specifications:
Purpose: No research on rocket
Project Title/Number:

Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: Two Naval Hydrographers of the rank of commander and Sailor
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
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: CEE
Title: Final Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation of New Indian Research Base at Larsemann Hills, Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible: National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Ministry of earth Science, Government of India
Activity: Construction of Antarctic facility
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay, Larsemann Hills, Antartica
Latitude: 69°24´28´´S
Latitude: 76°11´14´´E
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: The draft CEE Report was submitted for consideration by the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP X) at the XXX Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) held from 30th April to 11th May 2007 in New Delhi, India. Final CEE has been prepared incorporating suggestions, received by various member countries and fully justifies the activity proceeding.

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)
Description of Measure: Measure 12 (2010) Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 163 (Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Dronning Maud Land): Revised Management Plan The Representatives, Recalling Articles 3, 5 and 6 of Annex V to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, providing for the designation of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (“ASPA”) and the approval of Management Plans for those Areas; Recalling Measure 2 (2005), which designated Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Dronning Maud Land as ASPA 163 and annexed a Management Plan for the Area; Noting that the Committee for Environmental Protection has endorsed a revised Management Plan for ASPA 163; Desiring to replace the existing Management Plan for ASPA 163 with the revised Management Plan; Recommend to their Governments the following Measure for approval in accordance with paragraph 1 of Article 6 of Annex V to the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty: That: 1) the revised Management Plan for Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 163 (Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Dronning Maud Land), which is annexed to this Measure, be approved; and 2) the Management Plan for ASPA 163 annexed to Measure 2 (2005) shall cease to be effective.

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