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2011/2012 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A1.08
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Marina Monti, Dip. di Biologia, OGS (Trieste).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Microzooplankton abundance and biomass in polynya of Terra Nova Bay and comparison with similar polar systems.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A1.09
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Giuseppe Nascetti, Dip. di Scienze Ecologiche e Biologiche, Università della Tuscia (Viterbo).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Spatial-temporal genetic diversity of endoparasites in polar regions: an approach to the study of the impact of global changes on the marine trophic webs.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A1.13
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Paolo Povero, DIPTERIS, Università di Genova.
Main Activity/ Remarks: LTER-Marine Observatory of Antarctic Specially Protected Areas – Terra Nova Bay (MOA – TNB).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.04
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Giorgio Budillon, Dip. di Scienze per l'ambiente, Università "Parthenope" di Napoli.
Main Activity/ Remarks: T-REx TerraNovaBay Research Experiment.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.05
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Gabriele Capodaglio, Dip. di Scienze Ambientali, Università di Venezia.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Behaviour and fate of micro-components in the Antarctic Continent also in relation with Climatic Cjanges.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.06
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Alessandro Capra, DIMeC, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Main Activity/ Remarks: Geodetic observations for North Victoria Land monitoring.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.10
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Roger Fuoco, Dip. di Chimica e Chimica Indistriale, Università di Pisa.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Environmental contamination in Antarctica: levels and trends of legacy persistent organic pollutants, (POPs).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.11
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Andrea Gambaro, Ist. per la Dinamica dei Processi Ambientali, CNR Venezia.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Study of sources and transfer processes of the Antarctic aerosol.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
Discipline: Earth Siences
Principal Investigator: Mauro Guglielmin, Dip. di Biologia Strutturale e Funzionale, Università dell'Insubria Varese.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Permafrost and Climate Change.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.16
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Daniele Rocchi, Dip. di Scienze della Terra, Università di Pisa.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Geological continental tracers for Cenozoic environmental-climatic changes.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.18
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Giancarlo Spezie, Dip. di Scienze per l'Ambiente, Università "Parthenope" di Napoli.
Main Activity/ Remarks: SOChIC – Southern Ocean Observing System and ChokePoints: Italian Contribution.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.21, IPEV #1181
Discipline: Earth Sciences
Principal Investigator: Roberto Udisti, Dip. di Chimica, Università di Firenze.
Main Activity/ Remarks: PRIDE – Paleoclimatic Records from Ice-core Data Elaboration.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A3.02
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Stefania Argentini, ISAC, CNR, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Artic and Antarctic: the influence of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer on CLIMATe (ABLCLIMAT).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A3.06
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Franco Prodi, ISAC, CNR, Bologna
Main Activity/ Remarks: Ice mass balance and ice precipitation characterization in Antarctica.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A3.08
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Umberto Villante, Fisica dello Spazio, Università dell'Aquila.
Main Activity/ Remarks: ULF pulsations, magnetospheric dynamics and Space Weather aspects at polar latitudes.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A4.01
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Massimo del Guasta, IFAC C.N.R., Sesto Fiorentino (FI).
Main Activity/ Remarks: ICE-CAMERA: A new instrument for the study of ice precipitations in polar regions.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A4.02
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Corrado Fragiacomo, Istituto nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale, Sgonico (TS).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Characterization of the bi-directional reflectance of Antarctic surfaces for the inter-calibration and validation of satellite remote sensing products.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A4.03
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Luca Palchetti, Istituto di Fisica Applicata “Nello Carrara”, CNR, Sesto Fiorentino (FI).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Radiative properies of water vapour and clouds in Antarctica.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A4.04
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Salvatore Scaglione, UTMATT-OTT, ENEA Casaccia (RM).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Filter UV Radiometer for the global sun irradiance and biologically effective dose rate measurements at Mario Zucchelli (MZS) and Dome Concordia (Dome C) Stations.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A4.05
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Achille Emanuele Zirizzotti, Geomagnetismo, Aeronomia e Geofisica Ambientale, INGV, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Glaciological technology in Antarctica, SSCC snowRADAR.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.01
Discipline: Permanent Observatories
Principal Investigator: Lili Caffarella, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Geomagnetic and electromagnetic observations in Antarctica.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.02
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Alessandro Capra, DIMeC, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Geodetic observatory in Northern Victoria Land.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.03
Discipline: Permanent Observatories
Principal Investigator: Georgiana De Franceschi, Fisica dell'Alta Atmosfera, INGV, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Upper atmosphere observations and Space Weather.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.04
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Christian Lanconelli, ISAC,C.N.R., Bologna.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Accurate surface fluxes measurements of solar and thermal radiation at the plateau station Concordia (BSRN site).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.05
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Andrea Morelli, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Bologna.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Permanent seismic observatories in Antarctica.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.06
Discipline: Permanent Observatories
Principal Investigator: Paolo Grigioni, UTMEA-TER, ENEA Casaccia, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Antarctic Meteo-Climatological Observatory.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.07
Discipline: Permanent Observatories
Principal Investigator: Milton Plasencia, Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e Geofisica Sperimentale, Sgonico (TS).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Broad band seismology observatories net in the Scotia Sea region.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/B.09
Discipline: Permanent Observatories
Principal Investigator: Giancarlo Spezie, Dip. di Scienze per l'Ambiente, "Università Parthenope" di Napoli.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Marine observatory in the Ross Sea.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/C2.01
Discipline: Divulgation
Principal Investigator: Carlo Ossola, Museo per l'Antartide, Genova.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Polar Science in School. SPEs Polar Summer School for teachers.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/C3.01
Discipline: Divulgation
Principal Investigator: Vincenzo Romano, Fisica dell’Alta Atmosfera, INGV, Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Italian data base infrastructure for polar observations.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A1.02
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Mario Di Stefano, Dip. di Scienze Ambientale, Seconda Università di Napoli.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Biodiversity of epiphytic diatom communities in different regions of Antarctica: a taxonomical, ecological and biogeographic analysis.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A1.03
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Letterio Guglielmo, Dip. di Biologia Animale ed Ecologia Marina, Università di Messina.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Sea-Ice Carbon Flux (SICaF): Seasonal dynamics in the annual pack-ice at two different ecological sites (Terra Nova and Woods Bay, Ross Sea, Antarctica).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A1.08
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Ennio Cocca, CNR, Ist. di Biochimica delle Proteine, Napoli.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Role of the Oxygen in the Evolution – Genes and proteins of polar marine organisms (ROSE).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A1.10
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Stefano Schiaparelli, DIPTERIS, Università di Genova.
Main Activity/ Remarks: BAMBi, Barcoding of Antarctic Marine Biodiversity.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A1.11
Discipline: Life Sciences
Principal Investigator: Marino Vacchi, ISPRA, c/o Università di Genova.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Vulnerability of polar fish to climate change: life cycle, habitats and relationship with sea ice of Pleurogramma antacticum.
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A3.03
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Silvia Masi, Dip. di Fisica, Università "La Sapienza" di Roma.
Main Activity/ Remarks: BRAIN-QUBIC (Background RAdiation INterferometer – Q-U Background Interferometer for Cosmology).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A3.04
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Fabrizio Ravegnani, ISAC, CNR, Bologna
Main Activity/ Remarks: SAMOA (StAtion for Monitoring stratospheric Ozone in the Antarctic region).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A3.05
Discipline: Space and Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Vito Vitale, ISAC, CNR, Bologna.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Direct radiative Effects of Aerosol and Clouds on climate at high latitudes: a bipolar perspective (DECA-POL).
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Project Name/Number: PNRA 2010/A4.01
Discipline: Technologies
Principal Investigator: Paola Picco, UTAMAR OSS, ENEA S.Teresa, San Terenzo (SP).
Main Activity/ Remarks: Development and test of underwater acoustic methodologies for the remote monitoring of air-sea-ice interaction processes in polynya.
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Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Concordia Station
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Dome C   Lat: 75º 06´ 00´´ S   Long: 123º 20´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 6
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. It is made of two polygonal buildings (the quiet and the noisy towers) joined by a sheltered passage. The construction started in 1999, and was completed in 2004. The Station is jointly operated by France and Italy. The maximum population of 6 refers to italian people present during the austral winter 2012.
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: Concordia Summer Station
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Dome C   Lat: 75º 06´ 00´´ S   Long: 123º 20´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 44
Medical Facilities: At Concordia Station: full equipped infirmary, operating theater, radiography, pathology laboratory, dentistry, pharmacy, 2 physicians.
Remarks / Description: The whole Station is made up of the winter buildings and a Camp situated at 450 meters on the Antarctic Plateau at 3233 m a.s.l.. The Camp was originally created as support for the building of Concordia Station and for scientific activities, in particular for the EPICA Project. The Station is jointly operated by France and Italy. The maximum population of 44 refers to Italian people present during austral summer 2011-2012.
Operating Period: From: November To: February
Name: Mario Zucchelli Station
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Terra Nova Bay   Lat: 74º 41´ 42´´ S   Long: 164º 07´ 23´´ E  
Maximum Population: 109
Medical Facilities: Surgery, X rays, dentistry, pharmacy. Two physicians and one nurse.
Remarks / Description: Situaded along the coast of the Northern Foothills, Northeast of Gerlache Inlet, Victoria Land. The maximum population of 109 refers to people remaining at least four days during the austral summer 2012.
Operating Period: From: November To: February

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Aviocar CASA 212/400
Category:
Period From: 18/11/2011
Period To: 17/12/2011
Remarks: Transport of personnel. Mario Zucchelli Station-Concordia Station-Dumont d'Urville-McMurdo Station round trips. On seasonal charter.
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Period From: 25/01/2012
Period To: 08/02/2012
Remarks: Transport of personnel. Concordia Station-Dumont d'Urville-McMurdo Station-Casey Station round trips. On seasonal charter.
Type: Ecureil AS-350/B2
Category:
Period From: 31/10/2011
Period To: 10/02/2012
Remarks: Two helicopters have been 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: 07/11/2011
Period To: 17/11/2011
Remarks: Transport of personnel. Mario Zucchelli Station-Concordia Station-Dumont d'Urville and Mario Zucchelli Station-McMurdo Station round trips. On seasonal charter.
Type: Twin Otter DCH-6/300
Category:
Period From: 07/11/2011
Period To: 08/02/2012
Remarks: Transport of personnel. Mario Zucchelli Station-Concordia Station-Dumont d'Urville and Mario Zucchelli Station-McMurdo Station round trips. On seasonal charter.

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: At Mario Zucchelli Station (NATO categories). Navy: 4 OR9, 1OF1. Army: 3 OR9, 1 OF1, 2 OF2, 2 OF3. Air Force: 1 OR9, 1 OF2, 1 OF4. On board of Italica ship (NATO categories). Navy: 2 OF2, 1OR8, Army: 1 OF2.
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)
Description: Initial Environmental Evaluation Assessment for the project "Emperor Penguins" carried out by the National Geographic Magazine.
File: Cape Washington.pdf

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Environmental Information - Conservation of Fauna and Flora
Permit Number:
Permit Period: Date begin:  08 Nov 2011   Date end:  10 Feb 2012
Species: Lake algae
Location:
Site Name: Tarn Flat   Lat: 75°04´S   Long: 162°30´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 200 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.05
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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Lichens
Location:
Site Name: Finger Point   Lat: 77°00´S   Long: 162°26´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 4 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
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Permit Period: Date begin:  08 Nov 2011   Date end:  10 Feb 2012
Species: Moss
Location:
Site Name: Carezza, Lago   Lat: 74°42´36´´S   Long: 164°02´48´´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 200 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.05

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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Prior Island   Lat: 75°41´S   Long: 162°52´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 2 and 5 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Edmonson Point   Lat: 74º 20´ 00´´ S   Long: 165º 08´ 00´´ E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 5 & 8 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Tarn Flat   Lat: 75°04´S   Long: 162°30´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 1 and 6 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12

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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Sastrugi, Cape   Lat: 74°37´S   Long: 163°41´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 4 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
Permit Number:
Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Starr Nunatak   Lat: 75°54´S   Long: 162°35´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 2 and 5 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Gondwana, Lago   Lat: 74°36´48´´S   Long: 164°12´54´´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 1 and 5 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12

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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Boulderclay Glacier   Lat: 74°45´S   Long: 164°00´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 5 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12
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Permit Period: Date begin:  14 Nov 2011   Date end:  08 Dec 2011
Species: Moss and lichens
Location:
Site Name: Apostrophe Island   Lat: 73°31´S   Long: 167°26´E  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount: 2 g
Purpose: To provide specimens for research studies.
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: PNRA 2009/A2.12

Waste Management Plans Report
Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Management (Inventory of Past Activities)
Activity Type: Scientific observation
Location:
Site Name: Mount Jackman   Lat72º 24´ 00´´ S   Long163º 15´ 00´´ E  
Description of Activity: Maintenance of the VLNDEF net.
Period of Activity: Date begin:  30 Nov 2013   Date end:  16 Dec 2013
Remaining Equipment or Facilities: Nil

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:  118    Name:  Summit of Mount Melbourne, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  15 Dec 2011   To:  15 Jan 2012
Purpose: Scientific study pertaining to activities of sampling rferring to the PNRA Project 2009/A2.08.
Summary of activities: One entry was done (the 7 Jan. 2012) lasting 2 hours from two people.
Event or project name/number: PNRA 2010/A2.12
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  161    Name:  Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea (More Details)
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Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  15 Dec 2011   To:  31 Jan 2012
Purpose: Scientific study pertaining to activities of sampling rferring to the PNRA Project 2009/A1.13.
Summary of activities: Taking of Zooplancton, Fitoplancton and Adamussium colbcki.
Event or project name/number: pnra 2009/A1.13
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  161    Name:  Terra Nova Bay, Ross Sea (More Details)
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Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Jan 2012   To:  10 Feb 2012
Purpose: Scientific study pertaining to activities of sampling rferring to the PNRA Project BAMBI 2010/A1.10.
Summary of activities: In one entry lasting one hour, 200 invertebrates and 10 sponges were taken.
Event or project name/number: "BAMBI", PNRA 2010a1.10
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  165    Name:  Edmonson Point, Wood Bay, Ross Sea  (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  16 Dec 2011   To:  10 Feb 2012
Purpose: Scientific study pertaining to activities of sampling rferring to the PNRA Projects 2009/A2.05 and 2009/A2.10.
Summary of activities: Taking of algae, mosses and lichens.
Event or project name/number: PNRA 2009/A2.05 and 2009/A2.10

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  165    Name:  Edmonson Point, Wood Bay, Ross Sea  (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  06 Nov 2011   To:  31 Jan 2012
Purpose: Maintenance and data downloading at the meteorological station "Penguin".
Summary of activities: Three entrances were made (6-Nov. 2011, 26 Dec. 2011 and 31 Jan. 2012), each from two person and for a period of one hour.
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ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  165    Name:  Edmonson Point, Wood Bay, Ross Sea  (More Details)
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Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  28 Jan 2012   To:  08 Feb 2012
Purpose: Scientific study pertaining to activities of sampling, eferring to PNRA Research Projects 2009/A1.03
Summary of activities: Taking od samples of algae, lichens and mosses. Remarks of colonization processes.
Event or project name/number: PNRA 2009/A1.03
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  165    Name:  Edmonson Point, Wood Bay, Ross Sea  (More Details)
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Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  14 Nov 2011   To:  08 Dec 2011
Purpose: Scientific study prtaining to sampling activities referring to the PNRA Project 2009/A2.12.
Summary of activities: Taking of moss and lichens.
Event or project name/number: PNRA 2009/A2.12

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