ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Korea (ROK)
2010/2011 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Antarctic Marine Geological Survey
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Jong KuK Hong
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6213
Email: Jkhong@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Constructing Polar Monitoring-Network System: Studies on Characteristics of Submarine Active Tectonic Processes and Marine Environmental Changes
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Min Kyu Park
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6214
Email: minkyu@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Constructing Polar Monitoring-Network System: Studies on Characteristics of Submarine Active Tectonic Processes and Marine Environmental Changes
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Soon Gyu Hong
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6310
Email: polypore@kopri.re.kr
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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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Name: Bang Yong Lee
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6230
Email: bylee@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Interactions between Polar Climate Systems -Cryosphere, Marine Biosphere and Atmosphere- using Satellite
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Name: Hyun Cheol Kim
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6259
Email: kimhc@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Korea Expedition for Antarctic Meteorites (KOREAMET) and Operation of Meteorite Research Center
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Jong Ik Lee
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6241
Email: jilee@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Monitoring of abrupt environmental change in the ice shelf system and reconstruction of Quaternary deglaciation history in West Antarctica
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Ho Il Yoon
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6111
Email: hiyoon@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Reconstruction of paleoclimate and paleoceanography of polar regions to understand the response of 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
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Role of the neutral atmosphere on the ionospheric electron densities in the polar upper atmosphere
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Geon Hwa Jee
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6132
Email: ghjee@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Sea ice zone in Amundsen Sea as a model system to observe the global warming and its impacts
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Sang Hoon Lee
Job Title or Position: Researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6250
Email: sanglee@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Southern Ocean and the ecosystem as a reactor of climate gases
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Hyoung Chul Shin
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6270
Email: hcshin@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Studies on biodiversity and changing ecosystems in King George Islands, Antarctica (BIOCE)
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
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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
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Study of the polar environment using ecotoxicoproteomics
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
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Organisation:
Name: Hyun Park
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6151
Email: hpark@kopri.re.kr
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Science Plan/Program/Project: Technology Development of Air-Sea CO2 Flux Monitoring Around the Korean Peninsula
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Tae Jin Choi
Job Title or Position: researcher
Phone: 82-32-260-6234
Email: ctjin@kopri.re.kr
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Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: King Sejong Station
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: King George Island    Lat: 62º 13´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 47´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 100
Medical Facilities: ULTRA SOUND Therapy PARAFFIN BATH Pulse oxymeter Cardiac defibrilator AUTO TENS Appliances for Basic Surgery
Remarks / Description: http://www.kopri.re.kr/index_eng.jsp

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Araon
Country of Registry: Korea, Republic of
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 25
Maximum Passengers: 60
Remarks: http://www.kopri.re.kr/index_eng.jsp --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Araon's First Antarctic Expedition(2010/2011 season) (DD/MM/YYYY) 30/10/2010 : Arrival at Christchurch(New Zealand) 02/11/2010 : Departure at Christchurch(New Zealand) 17/11/2010 : Arrival at the Antarctic King Sejong Station 21/11/2010 : Departure at the Antarctic King Sejong Station 24/11/2010 : Arrival at Punta Arenas(Chile) 27/11/2010 : Departure at Punta Arenas(Chile) 30/11/2010 : Arrival at the Antarctic King Sejong Station 04/12/2010 : Departure at the Antarctic King Sejong Station ~ Research Activities at Weddell sea and Bransfield strait 21/12/2010 : Arrival at the Antarctic King Sejong Station 21/12/2010 : Departure at the Antarctic King Sejong Station 26/12/2010 : Arrival at Amundsen sea ~ Research Activities at Amundsen Sea 14/01/2011 : Departure at Amundsen sea 22/01/2011 : Arrival at Christchurch(New Zealand) 26/01/2011 : Departure at Christchurch(New Zealand) 02/02/2011 : Arrival at Tera Nova Bay ~ Monitoring & Survey for 'Jangbogo Antarctic Research Station' 15/02/2011 : Departure at Tera Nova Bay 22/02/2011 : Arrival at Christchurch(New Zealand) 24/02/2011 : Departure at Christchurch(New Zealand) ~ Research on Antarctic Ridge 12/03/2011 : Arrival at Christchurch(New Zealand) 15/03/2011 : Departure at Christchurch(New Zealand)

Aircrat Report
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 Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (IEE/CEE List - Annex I)
Type: CEE
Title: Comprehensive environmental evaluation; Construction and operation of the Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station, Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Activity aims to estabilish a plan that will minimize the impact of the construction and operation of a new Korean research statiion on the Antarctic
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
Locations: Site name: Proposed site of Jang Bogo Station, Terra Nova Bay, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica
Latitude: 74°37´18´´S
Latitude: 164°13´42´´E
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Decision/Comment:
Type: IEE
Title: Initial Environmental Evaluation of the investigation activity on the construction site of the Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station, Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Activities aim to make a plan for the construction of a new Korean research station in Antarctica
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
- Field camp
- Monitoring Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Proposed Construction site of Jang Bogo Station, Terra Nova Bay, Northern Vicoria Land, Antarctica
Latitude: 74º 37´ 18´´ S
Latitude: 164º 13´ 42´´ E
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: The list is on the page 16 of Korea Polar REsearch Institute Annual Report 2010. Korean government deceided to Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact.

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