ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: Italy
2009/2010 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Concordia
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Dome C   Lat: 75º 06´ 00´´ S   Long: 123º 20´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 14
Medical Facilities: Surgery, x rays, dentistry, laboratory, pharmacy. One physician during the winter and two physicians and one nurse during the summer.
Remarks / Description: Situated on the Antarctic Plateau at 3233 m a.s.l. The Station is jointly operated by France and Italy. The maximum population of 14 refers to the 2010 winter-over.
Name: Cap André Prud'homme
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Adélie, Terre   Lat: 66º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 139º 54´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 10
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities on site, but 1 hospital and 1 physician at Dumont d'Urville Station, 5 km away, with helicopter support.
Remarks / Description: The Station is operated jointly by France and Italy. It is the starting point of the ground traverses for transport of cargo and fuel to the Concordia Station (on the Antarctic plateau).
Operating Period: From: October To: February
Name: Mario Zucchelli
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Terra Nova Bay   Lat: 74º 41´ 42´´ S   Long: 164º 07´ 23´´ E  
Maximum Population: 74
Medical Facilities: Surgery, X rays, dentistry, pharmacy. Two physicians and one nurse.
Remarks / Description: Situated along the coast of the Northern Foothills, Northeast of Gerlache Inlet, Victoria Land. The maximum population of 74 refers to the 2009-2010 summer campaign.
Operating Period: From: November To: February
Name: Summer Concordia Station
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Dome C   Lat: 75º 06´ 00´´ S   Long: 123º 20´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 68
Medical Facilities: At Concordia Station: full equipped infirmary, operating theater, radiography, pathology laboratory, dentistry, pharmacy, 2 physicians.
Remarks / Description: In addition to the winter building (see Concordia) there is a Camp (originally created as support for the scientific reasearches, in particular for the EPICA Project). The Camp, situated 450 meters from Concordia Station, is jointly operated by France and Italy. The maximum population of 68 refers to the 2009-2010 summer Campaign.
Operating Period: From: November To: February

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Italica
Country of Registry: Italy
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 27
Maximum Passengers: 90
Remarks: On seasonal charter.

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Period From: 12/11/2009
Period To: 21/11/2009
Remarks: Transport of Personnel. Dome C-Dumont d'Urville-McMurdo-Casey Station round trips. On seasonal charter.
Type: Ecureil AS-350/B2
Category:
Period From: 11/11/2009
Period To: 10/02/2010
Remarks: Two helicopters will be present at Mario Zucchelli Station for scientific and logistic flights in a range of 180 nm. On seasonal charter.
Type: Twin Otter DCH-6/300
Category:
Period From: 22/11/2009
Period To: 08/02/2010
Remarks: Transport of personnel. Mario Zucchelli Station-Dome C-Dumont d'Urville and Mario Zucchelli Station-McMurdo round trips. On seasonal charter.

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: At Mario Zucchelli Station (NATO Codes). Army: 1 OF-2, 2 OR-9, 2 OR-8, 1 OR-6, 1 OR-5; Navy: 1 OR-9, 1 OR-5; Air Force: 1 OF-3, 4 OF-2, 1 OR-9.
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
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  118    Name:  Summit of Mount Melbourne, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  10 Nov 2009   To:  04 Feb 2010
Purpose: Maintenance of radio repeaters (about 6 entrances).
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
Aircrat Report
General Report