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Party: Japan
2012/2013 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Syowa Station
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Syowa   Lat: 69º 00´ 25´´ S   Long: 39º 35´ 01´´ E  
Maximum Population: 130
Medical Facilities: Minimum required surgical operation facilities and dental emergency facilities are equipped. Two medical doctors stay at the station.
Remarks / Description: Region : Higasi-Ongul Tô, Lützow-Holmbukta / Elevation : 28.9m, Established: January 29, 1957, Major Field Activities: Oversnow traverse to Dome Fuji Station / Biological and geophysical observations in Lützow-Holmbukta area

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: R/V Shirase
Country of Registry: Japan
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 179
Maximum Passengers: 80
Remarks: Departure date: November 30, 2012, Port of Departure: Fremantle, Australia, Arrival Date: March 18, 2013, Port of Arrival: Sydney, Australia, Areas of Operation: Lützow-Holmbukta, Kronprins Olav Kyst, Purpose: Transportation of cargo and personnel / Support of oceanographic and biological observations

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: AS350 BA
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Period From:
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Remarks: Period of Flights: from December 2012 to February 2013, General Task / Remarks: transport cargos and personnel / support scientific field operations
Type: CH-101
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Remarks: Period of Flights: from December 2012 to February 2013, General Task / Remarks: transport cargos and personnel / support scientific field operations

Research Rockets Report
Military
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
Expedition Name: None 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: airplane
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 01 Dec 2012
Date end: 31 Jan 2013
Number of personnel: 1
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Location of Activities
Vinson Massif
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Denial of Authorizations
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  141    Name:  Yukidori Valley, Langhovde, Lützow-Holm Bay (More Details)
Permit Number: 121019300
Number of people permitted: 6
Permit Period: From:  15 Dec 2012   To:  22 Feb 2013
Purpose: Monitoring of ecosystem etc.
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: 54th Japanese Antartctic Research Expedition
Aircrat Report
General Report