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Party: New Zealand
2009/2010 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Scott Base
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Ross Island   Lat: 77°30´S   Long: 168°00´E  
Maximum Population: 85
Medical Facilities: Scott Base has a first aid facility. Advanced medical care is available at McMurdo Station (United States Antarctic Program)
Remarks / Description:
Name: Bratina Island Hut
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Bratina Island   Lat: 78°01´S   Long: 165°32´E  
Accommodation Capacity: 6
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Near the northern tip of Brown Peninsula. 3 very small huts accommodate 6 persons max
Name: Cape Bird Hut
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cape Bird   Lat: 77º 13´ 06´´ S   Long: 166º 26´ 10´´ E  
Accommodation Capacity: 8
Medical Facilities: Survival box on beach below hut (77°13'10"S 166°25'48"E)
Remarks / Description:
Name: Cape Evans Hut
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cape Evans   Lat: 77º 38´ 18´´ S   Long: 166º 24´ 25´´ E  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: none
Remarks / Description: Cape Evans is on the west coast of Ross Island at the northern entrance to Erebus Bay. Accommodation capacity is for 4 people in 2 small huts.

Name: Cape Hallet
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Seabee Hook   Lat: 72º 19´ 00´´ S   Long: 170º 13´ 00´´ E  
Accommodation Capacity: 0
Medical Facilities: Survival Box
Remarks / Description: NOTE: all huts were removed during the 2003-04 season.
Name: Cape Roberts
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cape Roberts   Lat: 77º 02´ 00´´ S   Long: 163º 12´ 00´´ E  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: Survival box
Remarks / Description: Situated on promontory on south east edge of Granite Harbour
Name: Cape Royds Hut
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cape Royds   Lat: 72º 19´ 13´´ S   Long: 170º 13´ 34´´ E  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: Survival Box
Remarks / Description:
Name: Lake Vanda
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Wright Valley   Lat: 77°31´S   Long: 161°50´E  
Accommodation Capacity: 8
Medical Facilities: none
Remarks / Description: Wright Valley, near the mouth of the Onyx River

Name: Lower Wright Hut
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Wright Valley   Lat: 77°31´S   Long: 161°50´E  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: Survival box
Remarks / Description: NOTE: this hut's position is incorrect on both USCS 1:250 000 and 1:50 000 maps. It is located on the south side of Wright Valley, approximately 1 mile west of Wright Lower Glacier.
Name: K002 0910 Latitudinal Gradient Project Darwin Glacier
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Darwin Glacier   Lat: 79°53´S   Long: 159°00´E  
Medical Facilities: Survival Bags
Remarks / Description:
Name: K003 0910 Latitudinal Gradient Project Granite Harbour
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Granite Harbour   Lat: 76°53´S   Long: 162°44´E  
Medical Facilities: Survival Bags
Remarks / Description:
Name: K170 - Antarctic Heritage Trust
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Cape Evans   Lat: 77º 38´ 18´´ S   Long: 166º 24´ 25´´ E  
Medical Facilities: Survival Bags
Remarks / Description:

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Eurocopter EC130B4 Helicopter
Category:
Period From: 01/11/2009
Period To: 31/01/2010
Remarks: Operations within 100nm of Scott Base support for field activities
Type: Lochheed C-130H Hercules
Category:
Period From: 01/10/2009
Period To: 28/02/2010
Remarks: Christchurch > McMurdo > Christchurch Delivery of personnel and cargo to Scott Base
Type: P3 Orion
Category:
Period From: 01/12/2009
Period To: 25/02/2010
Remarks: Surevillance for IUU fishing

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: Joint operations with the Army, Airforce and Navy: Major (E) = 1, Captain = 1, Sergeant = 2, Sergeant (E) = 1, Private = 16, Private (E) = 18, Corporal = 4, Corporal (E) = 5, Lance Corporal = 8, Lance Corporal (E) = 3, Warrant Officer 2 = 1, Staff Sergeant = 2, Lientenant = 1, Sapper = 3, Sapper Lance Corporal = 4, Private Corporal (E) = 15, Private Sergeant (E) = 2, Leading Aircraftsman = 4, Leading Aircraftsman (E) = 1, Air Movements = 1
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
Operator:
Name: Don and Margie McIntyre
Contact Address: Ocean Frontiers Pty Ltd PO Box 547 Kingston TAS 7051 Australia
Email Address: icebound@ozemail.com.au
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: M/V Orion
Country of Registry: Panama
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Eric Stangeland
Contact Address: Quark Expeditions, 93 Pilgrim Park, Waterbury, VT., 05676, USA
Email Address: eric.stangeland@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.quarkexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Kapitan Khlebnikov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Rodney Russ
Contact Address: Heritage Expeditions Ltd, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: rodney@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Spirit of Enderby
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

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:  105    Name:  Beaufort Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter support, environmental inspection of the area in accordance with 5 yearly Management Plan review
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  105    Name:  Beaufort Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Penguin Research
Summary of activities: Aerial photography
Event or project name/number: K122
ASPA: Number:  106    Name:  Cape Hallett, Northern Victoria Land, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter support, environmental inspection of the area in accordance with 5 yearly Management Plan review
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  116    Name:  New College Valley, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter and event support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand

ASPA: Number:  116    Name:  New College Valley, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K066 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K066
ASPA: Number:  116    Name:  New College Valley, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Penguin research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K122
ASPA: Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 1
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter and event support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K053 09/10
Number of people permitted: 0
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Remote sensing
Summary of activities: Overflight possible
Event or project name/number: K053

ASPA: Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K066 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K066
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 150
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Science techinicians visit in support of science being conducted within the area. Familiarisation, observation, education, monitoring and inspection of site for wind turbine project, maintenance and repair to Telecom satellite earth station, facilities and site inspections and event support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K055 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Maintenance
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K055
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K060 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Maintenance
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K060

ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K069 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Maintenance
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K069
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K085 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Atmospheric Research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K085
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K087 09/10
Number of people permitted: 1
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Air sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K087
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K089 09/10
Number of people permitted: 1
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Atmospheric Research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K089

ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Surveying and inspection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K150
ASPA: Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 09/10
Number of people permitted: 20
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Education
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K220
ASPA: Number:  124    Name:  Cape Crozier, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter and event support, Search and Rescue cache check
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  124    Name:  Cape Crozier, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K066 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K066

ASPA: Number:  130    Name:  Tramway Ridge, Mount Erebus, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter and event support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  130    Name:  Tramway Ridge, Mount Erebus, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K023 09/10
Number of people permitted: 5
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K023
ASPA: Number:  131    Name:  Canada Glacier, Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter Support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  138    Name:  Linnaeus Terrace, Asgard Range, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter Support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand

ASPA: Number:  154    Name:  Botany Bay, Cape Geology, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 1
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Helicopter and event support
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  154    Name:  Botany Bay, Cape Geology, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: K018 09/10
Number of people permitted: 6
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K018
ASPA: Number:  154    Name:  Botany Bay, Cape Geology, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: K066 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Sampling
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K066
ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 250
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Familiarisation, observation trips, VISTA monitoring, event support and field audits
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand

ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K025 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Surveying and inspection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K025
ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K053 09/10
Number of people permitted: 0
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Remote sensing, overflight possible
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K053
ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Surveying and inspection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K150
ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 09/10
Number of people permitted: 14
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Conservation of historic sites
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K170

ASPA: Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 09/10
Number of people permitted: 20
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Education
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K220
ASPA: Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 200
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Familiarisation, observation trips, VISTA monitoring, event support and field audits
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K053 09/10
Number of people permitted: 0
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Remote sensing, overflight possible
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K053
ASPA: Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 09/10
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Surveying and inspecting
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K150

ASPA: Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 09/10
Number of people permitted: 14
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Conservation of historic sites
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K170
ASPA: Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: Ant NZ IEE
Number of people permitted: 200
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Familiarisation, observation trips, VISTA monitoring, event support and field audits
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Antarctica New Zealand
ASPA: Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K026 09/10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Surveying and inspection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K026
ASPA: Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K053 09/10
Number of people permitted: 0
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Remote sensing, overflight possible
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K053

ASPA: Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 09/10
Number of people permitted: 14
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Conservation of historic sites
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K170
ASPA: Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 09/10
Number of people permitted: 20
Permit Period: From:  28 Sep 2009   To:  31 Oct 2010
Purpose: Education
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: K220
Aircrat Report
General Report