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Party: India
2016/2017 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Please see attached file for completed/ongoing project dueing XXXVI-ISEA (Season 2016-17)
Planned Operating Period: From  01 Nov 2016   To  30 Nov 2017
Details/Description: Please see attached file for completed/ongoing project dueing XXXVI-ISEA (Season 2016-17)
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline: Analytical chemistry, Biology, Earth and atmospheric sciences - other, Environmental sciences, Atmospheric sciences
Areas of Activity
Science Plan/Program/Project: Please see attached file
Planned Operating Period: From  15 Nov 2017   To  30 Nov 2018
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 attached 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: Please see attached file
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: Please see attached pdf file
Main Activity/ Remarks: Please see attached pdf file
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Operating Period: From:  30 Nov 2016   To:  16 Oct 2017
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: 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: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 29
Maximum Passengers: 39
Remarks: Voayge-01 Port of departure: Cape Town Port of arrival : Cape Town  Departure from Cape town – 27 December  Arrival at Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 05 January 2017  Departure from Bharati, Larsemann Hills – 16 February 2017  Arrival at India Bay, Maitri – 22 February 2017  Departure from India Bay, Maitri – 25 March 2017  Arrival at Cape Town – 02 April 2017 Purpose: science deployment, re-supply, change-over, Bharati and Maitri Stations ------------------------------------------- Name Of Captain: Stanislav Kravets Voyage Leader : Dr Mahesh Badaval 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 -------------------------------------------------------- • 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

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Fixed Wings
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From: 01/11/2016
Period To: 25/02/2017
Remarks: We charter ALCI as a member of DROMLAN
Type: Helicopter
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 05/01/2017
Period To: 25/03/2017
Remarks: • Type: AS 350 B3 (Helicopter)- One • Period Of Flights: 128 hrs • Date From: 05 January 2017 to 25 March 2017 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR
Type: Helicopter
Category: Local helicopter flights
Period From: 05/01/2017
Period To: 25/03/2017
Remarks: • Type: KAMOV 32 C (Helicopter)- One • Period Of Flights: 76 hrs • Date From: 05 January 2017 to 25 March 2017 • Onboard Ship: MV Ivan Papanin • Purpose: Science, Logistic Operations & SAR

Research Rockets Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Research Rockets
Location Launch: Site Name: Maitri   Lat: 70º 45´ 57´´ S   Long: 11º 44´ 09´´ E  
Date/Period/Frequency: 01 Nov 2016
Direction: Not Applicable
Max. Altitude:
Impact Area:
Type:
Specifications: We do not use any research rocket
Purpose: Not Applicable
Project Title/Number:

Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: Two Naval Hydrographers of the rank of Commander and Sailor for Bathymentry survey only
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
Operator:
Name: NA
Contact Address: NA
Email Address: NA
Website Address: NA
Name of Vessel: NA
Country of Registry: NA
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 0
Maximum Passengers: 0
Remarks: Nil activity carried out
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: NA 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: NA
Activities: Art
Number of Participants: 0
Date begin: 01 Dec 2016
Date end: 25 Mar 2017
Number of personnel:
Operator:
Name: NA
Contact Address: NA
Email Address: NA
Website Address: NA
Remarks: None activity carried out
Location of Activities
Routes: Nil

Denial of Authorizations
Aircrat Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Aircraft Activities
Type: Not Applicable
Period From:
Period To:
Operator: NA
Description / Remarks: Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, do not involve in any tourism activities

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
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)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  163    Name:  Dakshin Gangotri Glacier, Dronning Maud Land (More Details)
Permit Number: NCAOR/ANT/ASPA-163/2016-1
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  4
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2017   To:  25 Mar 2017
Purpose: For monitoring of Dakshin Gangotri snout. Details will be updated soon
Summary of activities: Project: Ice Sheet Dynamics around Schirmacher Oasis, CDML, East Antarctica Project Number: ESG-10 / XXXVI-ISEA Permit Holder/s: Dr Ashit Kumar Swain, Shri Raghuram, Mohd Yunus Shah, and Praveen Kumar Thakur Organization: Geological Survey of India
Event or project name/number: ESG-10 / XXXVI-ISEA

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