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Party: Korea (ROK)
2009/2010 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Constructing Polar Monitoring-Network System : Studies on Characteristics of Submarine Active Tectonic Process and Marine Environmental Changes
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Min Kyu Park
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6214
Email: minkyu@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: Region: Bransfield Strait
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Dynamics of Southern Ocean Ecosystem and its buffering capacity of climate gases
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Tae Siek Rhee
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6143
Email: rhee@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: Region: Antarctic Ocean to the Pacific ocean
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Integrated research on the COMposition of Polar Atmosphere and Climate Change (COMPAC)
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Young Jun Yoon
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6233
Email: yiyoon@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: Region: King Sejong Station
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Procurement and Utilization of polar genetic resources
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Jung Han Yim
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6340
Email: jhyim@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: - Region: 1. Barton peninsula 2. Weaver peninsula 3. Adelie island
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Reconstruction of Paleoclimatology and paleoceanography of polar regions to understand the response to future global warming
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Jae Il  Lee
Job Title or Position: Researcher/KOPRI
Phone: 82-32-260-6116
Email: leeji@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: field Research Site 1. Barton Peninsula, King George Island 2. Bransfield Strait 3. Southern Drake Passage
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Research on Culturable Polar Organisms and their Appication
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Han Gu Choi
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6162
Email: hchoi82@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: Region: 1. Collins Harbour, Marian Cove, Potter Cove
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Science Plan/Program/Project:  Antarctic Marine Geological Survey
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Jong KuK Hong
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6213
Email: Jkhong@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: - Region: South Shetland Islands
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Science Plan/Program/Project:  Studies on Polar Organisms and Ecosystem changes
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: In Young Ahn
Job Title or Position: researcher/KOPRI
Phone: 82-32-260-6150
Email: iahn@kopri.re.kr
Details/Description: Region: 1. Barton and Weaver Peninsulas 2. Collins Harbour, Marian Cove, Potter Cove 3. Narębski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island
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Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: AHTS LAREDO
Country of Registry: Chile
Number of Voyages: 0
Remarks: Departure/arrival dates: 1 December, 2009 to December 16, 2009 Departure/arrival port: Punta Arenas, Chile Areas of operation – 1 DEC Terminal Gregorio (Loading Fuel) – 2 DEC Punta Arenas (loading) – 7 DEC King George Island (Unloading) –16 DEC Punta Arenas (Unloading) Purpose of voyage: Supply
Name: RRS James Clark Ross
Country of Registry: UK
Number of Voyages: 0
Remarks: Departure/arrival dates: 2 January, 2010 / 14 January, 2010 Departure/arrival port: Port Stanley, Falklands Island Areas of operation – 2 JAN Port Stanley, Falklands Island (Loading) – 3 JAN ~ Starting Survey ; 14 JAN Bransfield Strait, South Shetland Island – 14 JAN Port Stanley, Falklands Island (Unloading) Purpose of voyage: Oceanographic survey

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: In/Out schedule (to the King Sejong Station)
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Period From:
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Remarks: Korea does not operate its own aircraft in Antarctica, but depends on Chile's, Uruguay's and Brasil's Aircrafts. Aircraft Date(In/Out) Person(In/Out) Cargo(In/Out) FACH 21/10/2009 1/1 500kg/100kg DAP 02/12/2009 200kg(In) FACH 04/12/2009 49/0 DAP 11/12/2009 2/0 FACH 17/12/2009 2/17 FAU 21/12/2009 7/19 2500kg(In) DAP 13/01/2020 8/3 FAU 15/01/2010 1/8 FAU 16/01/2010 28/4 DAP 17/01/2010 0/8 FACH 19/01/2010 0/7 FACH 20/01/2010 2/0 DAP 23/01/2010 0/18(to be) DAP 04/02/2010 2/4(to be) DAP 08/02/2010 0/2(to be) FAU 19/02/2010 6/9(to be) FAU 26/02/2010 0/6(to be)

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
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
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)
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.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report