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Party: India
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Please see the attachment
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Dr Ravichandran M
Job Title or Position: Director
Phone: +91 832 2525 501
Email: mravi@ncaor.gov.in
Details/Description: Please see attachment
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline:
Areas of Activity
Science Plan/Program/Project: Please read attached pdf file
Planned Operating Period: From  15 Nov 2016   To  31 Mar 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Dr Ravichandran M
Job Title or Position: Director
Phone: +91 832 2525 501
Email: mravi@ncaor.gov.in
Details/Description: Please read attached pdf file
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline: Analytical chemistry, Atmospheric sciences, Biochemistry, Biological sciences - other, Climate studies, Environmental policy, Geology, Human Impacts
Areas of Activity
Maitri
Bharati

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Please see attachemnt
Discipline: Please see attachment
Principal Investigator: Please see attachemnt
Main Activity/ Remarks: Please see attachment
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Operating Period: From:  01 Dec 2014   To:  30 Mar 2015
Areas of Operation

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: Bharati Station Leader 35 ISEA – Mr. Venkata Raghavendra Kaila Communication Officer: Mr. Bhagwati Prasad 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 Maitri Station Leader 35th ISEA – Mr Vilas Laxman Jogdand Communication Officer : MR. Mahendra Singh 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: 1
Maximum Crew: 28
Maximum Passengers: 39
Remarks: Port of departure: Cape Town Port of arrival : Cape Town  Departure from Cape town – 22 December2015  Arrival at Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 08 January 2016  Departure from Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 12 February 2016  Arrival at India Bay, Maitri – 21 February 2016  Departure from India Bay, Maitri – 27 March 2016  Arrival at Cape Town – 04 April 2016 Purpose: science deployment, re-supply, change-over, Bharati and Maitri Stations. Ship (Ivan Papanin) NAME OF CAPTAIN STANISLAV KRAVETS Call Sign: UCJE MMSI: 273137200 Inm-C: 427303033 Iridium Ph: 8 816 777 43 688 Iridium Ph 8 816 264 39 890 Email: Ivan_Papanin@fleet.msco.ru Communication frequencies for vessel VHF marine frequency range 156-163 MHz (16 Channel watch 24 Hours) Two Portable VHF 110 - 150 MHz aviation frequency range VHF 110-150 MHZ aviation frequency range on Navigation bridge
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
22 Dec 2015 Cape Town 04 Apr 2016 Cape Town science deployment, re-supply, change-over, Bharati and Maitri Stations.

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: AS 350 B3 (Helicopter)
Category:
Period From: 08/01/2016
Period To: 27/02/2016
Remarks: • Period Of Flights: 21 hrs • Date From: 08 January 2016 to 27 March 2016 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR
Type: KAMOV 32 C (Helicopter)
Category:
Period From: 08/01/2016
Period To: 27/03/2016
Remarks: • Period Of Flights: 75 hrs • Date From: 08 January 2016 to 27 March 2016 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR

Research Rockets Report
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: Nil
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: Nil
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: Nil

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 Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Monitoring and follow-up Activities)
Name of Activity: Environmental Monitoring of Maitri and Bharati Stations
Location:
Site Name: Maitri   70°45´52´´S   Long: 11°44´00´´E  
Procedures put in Place: Environmental Indicators were selected to observe the effect of Logistics and Scientific activities in and around station. Guideline and Protocol followed while samples were collected
Information Obtained: Observations and sample collection carried out for Air, Water,Biological and land environment
Actions Taken: May please see BP paper submitted to XXXIX-ATCM
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title

Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: please see attchment
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship:
Objective:
Implementation Report: Please see attached file
File: BP-India-23-04-16.pdf

Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Prevention of Marine Pollution: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Prevention of Marine Pollution
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Measures)
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Permit, Visit and Activities Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Permit, Visit and Activities)
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Change or Damage Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Change or Damage)
No change or damage was observed during this reporting period.

General Report