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2010/2011 Annual Information
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Project Name/Number: K001BI 10/11 Beardmore: ANDRILL
Discipline: GEOLOGY, PALEOCLIMATE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard Levy (GNS)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Glacier – ice−shelf connectivity across the grounding zone remains a key uncertainty in process glaciology and ice−sheet modelling. Reducing this uncertainty is essential for model−based assessments of grounding−line position, stability, migration, and mass−flux. We plan to undertake a variety of work on and around the grounding zone of Beardmore Glacier, in order to better understand the processes occurring there. This information will inform the approach taken in subsequent ice sheet modelling of Transantarctic glaciers. This work will be supported from the CTAM camp.
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Project Name/Number: K001BR 10/11 Beardmore: ANDRILL
Discipline: GEOLOGY, PALEOCLIMATE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard Levy (GNS)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This event will be working from the CTAM Camp at the Beardmore Glacier run by the USAP. We will examine Neogene glacial−marine deposits (Sirius Group) that outcrop south of the Cloudmaker (84º 23’S 169º14’E), east of Morrison Hills (84º 13’S 169º 30’E), and at Oliver Bluffs (85º 10’S 166º E). One of the main objectives of the planned field work is to establish an up−to−date facies and sequence stratigraphy for these coastal/fjordal glacial marine deposits based on a current framework established from cores recovered during the Cape Roberts Project and by the ANDRILL Program. A key aspect will focus in finding material for dating the deposits (e.g. tephra and microfossils). We aim to integrate the nearshore stratigraphic record of EAIS variability (from this fieldwork) with that from more distal open marine settings to examine the relative behaviour of WAIS and EAIS during past periods of global warmth. These geologic data will inform numerical ice sheet and glacier models being developed (in part) by members of our glaciological team to help reconcile current discrepancies between model ice volume outputs and far−field sea−level records.
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Project Name/Number: K001C 10/11 Coulman High ANDRILL
Discipline: GEOLOGY, PALEOCLIMATE
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard Levy
Main Activity/ Remarks: ANDRILL Coulman High Site Survey. In collaboration with US colleagues we will conduct a series of activities designed to test equipment and provide critical data required for planning drilling at the Coulman High site in the future. Activities include: Hot Water Drill testing, Oceanographic mooring deployment, Oceanographic sampling, ROV testing, short gravity coring, gravity survey and vertical seismic profiling.
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Project Name/Number: K001D 10/11 Aeolian dust site survey ANDRILL
Discipline: GEOLOGY, PALEOCLIMATE
Principal Investigator: Dr Cliff Atkins (Victoria University of Wellington)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Our research aims to quantify the flux, size range and provenance of aeolian sediment entering the Western Ross Sea and evaluate its importance as both a direct sediment contributor and also as a source of Fe influencing the regional biogeochemical cycle.
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Project Name/Number: K007 10/11 Adelie penguin photography
Discipline: MARINE ECOLOGY, PENGUIN ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Phil Lyver (Landcare Research)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This programme maintains a long term database by continuing the annual aerial census of three Adelie penguin populations on Ross Island and along the Victoria Land coast.
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Project Name/Number: K014 10/11 Fish antifreeze dynamics
Discipline: BIOCHEMISTRY
Principal Investigator: Professor Clive Evans (University of Auckland)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Freezing avoidance in Antarctic fishes is enabled by the presence of antifreeze glycoproteins (AFGPs) in most of their body fluids, but how they deal with circulating ice remains unresolved. We have shown that AFGPs are synthesized in the exocrine pancreas and the anterior stomach and secreted into the gut, where they serve in defence against imbibed ice. We have also identified high levels of AFGPs in the blood, where they defend against ice crystal growth in the circulation. In this investigation we will combine biology with synthetic organic chemistry to address how AFGPs get from the gut into the blood and how fishes remove circulating ice. To determine how AFGPs traffic from the gut to the blood, we will synthesise fluorescently-labelled AFGPs and use confocal microscopy to visualize the pathway of uptake following oral intubation. Mass spectrometry of blood samples obtained after the introduction of isotopically-labelled AFGPs will be undertaken to confirm translocation from the gut to the circulation. We postulate that removal of ice from the circulation occurs in the spleen via a receptor-dependent interaction involving ice-bound antifreeze. Recently, we have identified a second antifreeze protein, termed antifreeze potentiating protein (AFPP), which also adsorbs to ice. This new observation leads us to hypothesize that the adsorption of both types of antifreeze is required for the recognition and removal of circulating ice. To identify the AFGP receptor and the cell involved, we will prepare dual function orthogonally-labelled AFGP probes containing a UV-activatable cross-linker that will covalently bind to the putative receptor on photoactivation. An azide chemical reporter group will also be incorporated into the AFGP probe to enable the use of “click chemistry” to attach a biotin-conjugate to the cross-linked putative AFGP receptor. The receptor will be identified following streptavidin affinity chromatography of cell membrane extracts prepared following the culture of spleen cells in the presence of excess probe. Such probes, in conjunction with routine cytological analysis, will also enable us to identify the cell type involved. Following complete characterization of AFPP we will attempt synthesis and similar modifications to identify its receptor. Taken together with knowledge of the pathway of AFGPs to the blood, we will finally have a complete picture of the mechanism of organismal freezing avoidance. One other interesting aspect of the presence of high levels of AFGPs in the blood of Antarctic fishes is the likelihoood that they will be transferred to organisms that feed on the fishes, particulalry those that feed exclusively on the blood, such as leeches. We suggest that AFGPs passively transferred to leeches during feeding on their fish hosts may actually play a functional role in protecting the leeches from freezing. To this end, we will collect leeches from Antarctic fishes and test their body fluids for the presence and functional capacity of fish AFGPs.
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Project Name/Number: K020 10/11 Understanding, Valuing, & Protecting Antarctica's Unique Terrestrial Ecosystems
Discipline: TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Professor Craig Cary (University of Waikato)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This research focuses on describing and interpreting biocomplexity of terrestrial ecosystems in the Ross Sea region delivering a GIS/biodiversity database model linking biodiversity, landscape and environmental factors in a form that is easily understood and taken up by end users.
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Project Name/Number: K020B 10/11 Beardmore: Understanding, valueing and protecting Antarctica's unique terrestrial ecosystem
Discipline: GEOLOGY, TERRESTRIAL BIOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Professor Bryan Storey (University of Canterbury)/ Professor Craig Cary (University of Waikato)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This research involves characterising the biodiversity for the Ross Sea region, and developing a predictive model for the effects of climate change. Our objectives are to relate the occurrence of biota including microbes (bacteria, fungi), soil invertebrates (mites, springtails), and lichens with physical factors including altitude, latitude, longitude, soil chemistry and geomorphology. This field season involved collecting samples of the biota (microbes, invertebrates, lichens) as well as soil samples and performing field assessments of geomorphology. This occured along 2 main transect: 1) Along the coastline of the Queen Maud Mountains; and 2) inland, along the Beardmore Glacier. We will be working out of the USAP CTAM camp.
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Project Name/Number: K021 10/11 Ross Dependency Fungi
Discipline: MICROBIOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Professor Roberta Farrell (University of Waikato)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Event K021 is an international collaboration in isolating and understanding terretrial biodiversity, principally focusing on Antarctic fungi and microbial life from pristine and human-impacted sites, revealing amazing biodiversity of both endemic and introduced fungal microorganisms and demonstrating their biochemical limits for life, including primary and secondary metabolism and dispersement mechanisms. We have demonstrated that the fungi have adapted and are proliferating and spreading by aerial dispersal in the environment, an important model for biosecurity concerns of introduced microbes to Antarctica. In addition, the collaboration has evaluated the deterioration of the Historic Huts and artefacts of Ross Island and their environs. In 2008 the research extended to the first culture-independent survey of multi-domain microbial biodiversity of McKelvey Valley in the Dry Valleys. Current research is focused on continued monitoring of the historic huts areas and extending the study in McKelvey Valley, including high definition surveying.
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Project Name/Number: K023 10/11 Microbial diversity of thermophilic communities in hot mineral soils
Discipline: TERRESTRIAL ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Professor Craig Cary (University of Waikato)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Employing a combination of advanced genetic methods coupled with culture dependant approaches the study undertook a gene-centric analysis of the Tramway Ridge microflora and other Antarctic geothermal sites to address questions focused on endemism, biogeography, evolution, and adaptation.
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Project Name/Number: K043 10/11 Biodiversity of sea ice microbial community
Discipline: MARINE ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Ken Ryan (Victoria University of Wellington)
Main Activity/ Remarks: We will generate an inventory of the microorganisms in sea ice using both conventional methods and molecular technology, and will quantify abundances and species identifications using a range of traditional and modern techniques including DNA fingerprints, high throughput sequencing and single cell genome amplification. We will develop an understanding of the functional role of various components of the SIMCO using ecophysiological methods we have developed over nearly 20 years of Antarctic research coupled with new technologies brought together with our international collaborators on this project. Our data will be compiled into a metadata set accessible on Antarctica New Zealand’s Latitudinal Gradient Project (LGP) web site.
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Project Name/Number: K043A 10/11 Biodiversity of the sea ice microbial community
Discipline: MARINE ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Ken Ryan (Victoria University of Wellington)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Sea ice is an extreme environment. Microbes grow in channels of liquid sea brine between crystals of pure ice. Sea ice can have steep gradients in temperature, while salinities can reach 5 times normal strength or more. Light intensities may vary by >1500x, and different colours of light penetrate to different depths. Sea ice microbes experience extreme stresses that together comprise conditions close to the physical limits of life. In order to adapt to these environmental extremes, sea ice bacteria must expend energy to synthesise compounds that permit growth at high salinities and sub-zero temperatures. Some bacteria are able to utilise light to generate energy (much like plants do, but these organisms dont evolve oxygen during the light harvesting process). Different bacteria respond to different colours of light. in this work we will modify the light environment by laying plastics of different colours on sea ice and leave it for 3 months for sampling by K043 in november
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Project Name/Number: K049 10/11 Roosevelt Island Ice Drilling: RICE project
Discipline: GLACIOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Nancy Bertler (Victoria University of Wellington)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The project's objective is to recover a series of ice cores from Roosevelt Island on the Ross Ice Shelf to contribute to the IPCCs understanding of climate change.
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Project Name/Number: K055 10/11 Dynamics in the Antarctic middle atmosphere
Discipline: ATMOSPHERICS
Principal Investigator: Dr Arian McDonald (University of Canterbury)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Our studies investigate the Antarctic middle atmosphere's response to natural and man-made factors which change climate, and the feedbacks in the atmosphere which couple this change to climate change at the surface.
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Project Name/Number: K060 10/11 AARDDVARK - Long Range Evironmental Monitoring by Radio
Discipline: ATMOSPHERICS
Principal Investigator: Dr Craig Rodgers (University of Otago)
Main Activity/ Remarks: It is important to understand the response of all regions above the Earth to climate change in order to improve our modelling and prediction capabilities. This should include consideration of the contribution of solar input and its variability through the transmission of solar energy from the Earth's upstream region to the lower atmosphere. This project provides a better understanding of the volatility of near-Earth space, a plasma region populated by ionised gas embedded in the geomagnetic field. One example of the solar variability to lower atmosphere linkage comes from solar-induced energetic particle precipitation leading to ozone losses in the upper stratosphere; experimental observations show increased ozone losses occurring during the polar winter and caused by solar-generated events, particularly dramatic explosions on the Sun and aurora producing geomagnetic. This variability may contribute to the recovery times of the man-made ozone hole. Polar ozone depletion has a key influence on the global climate system, directly impacting on NZ both through changes in local ultraviolet (UV) levels and producing regional climate variability.
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Project Name/Number: K064 10/11 Understanding ice shelf moraines
Discipline: GLACIOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Sean Fitzsimons (University of Otago)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The objective of the proposed research is to develop an understanding of the entrainment, transfer and deposition of sediment by ice shelves. The outcome will be the development of a model for the accretion and transfer of ice and debris in ice shelves and a glaciological basis for palaeoclimatic reconstructions derived from ice shelf moraines. Defining the glaciological basis of ice shelf moraine formation is essential to understanding the age and chronology of ice shelf moraines, which are widely used to reconstruct the timing and magnitude of Late Pleistocene ice advances. We propose to achieve these objectives by undertaking an integrated study of the entrainment, transfer, deposition and deformation of sediment adjacent to the margin of a thin, partly grounded ice shelf (the McMurdo Ice Shelf).
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Project Name/Number: K069 10/11 Space Weather Monitoring
Discipline: ATMOSPHERICS
Principal Investigator: Professor Brian Fraser (Newcastle University)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This study looks at the dynamics and topology of the southern high latitude cusp and polar cap, geomagnetic field regions open to direct solar influence. Ultra-low frequency (ULF) waves will be used as tracers to study plasma dynamics and magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.
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Project Name/Number: K073 10/11 Influences on environmentally orientated behaviours by support and science
Discipline: PSYCHOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gary Steel (Lincoln University)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This research will investigate environmentally responsible decision-making by human beings in the Antarctic. Specifically, it will identify decision factors about individual human behaviours that either promote the protection and resilience of Antarctic eco-systems or endanger them. The project ‘s rationale is based on the “Value-Belief-Norm” theory (Stern et al., 1999), which suggests that a person’s behaviour is determined by interactions between their personal values, beliefs about the impact of any perceived necessary action, and the personal norms that are activated within the situation. Interview and questionnaire data regarding these variables will be collected from Scott Base personnel and from scientists living at, or transiting through, Scott Base at the time that the research team is on-site. The results are expected to have much to say about environmental decision-making theory, especially where such decisions bear on extreme and sensitive environments. In addition, the findings will likely suggest practical considerations for the management of environmental behaviours in polar regions.
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Project Name/Number: K081 10/11 Antarctic aquatic ecosystems
Discipline: AQUATIC ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Ian Hawes
Main Activity/ Remarks: This programme’s goal is to determine how hydrological change affects the biological structure and biodiversity values of Antarctica’s inland aquatic ecosystems, with a view towards protecting and managing inland waters of the Ross Sea Sector through a regime of climate change. Inland meltwater ponds, both rock-based and supra-glacial systems, are biodiversity havens in the desert of Antarctica and likely to be the only inland habitat widespread and complex enough to identify and robustly model factors controlling ecosystem structure and function. The likely impacts of change on inland Antarctic aquatic ecosystems, will be assessed along gradients of altitude, latitude and proximity to open seawater. New molecular microbiology techniques will be used in conjunction with geochemical analysis to identify key controls on biodiversity and ecosystem components in these systems. An important area of focus will be the aquatic ecosystems ice-based glacial systems that have received little study, but which are expected important refugia for life in Antarctica and able, in some cases, to support dramatically complex food webs.
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Project Name/Number: K085 10/11 Drivers and mitigation of global change
Discipline: ATMOSPHERICS
Principal Investigator: Dr Stephen Wood (NIWA)
Main Activity/ Remarks: This research investigates the Antarctic atmosphere's role in global change, its response to that change, and its impact on it surroundings. One component of this is measurements of atmospheric composition in Antarctica using ground based instruments. We have measurements of ozone (using a Dobson spectrophotometer) and of several other important trace gases in the atmosphere.
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Project Name/Number: K089 10/11 Climate data aquistion
Discipline: ATMOSPHERICS
Principal Investigator: Dr Andrew Harper (NIWA)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The goal of this programme is to obtain a high quality, continuous climate record for Scott Base and Arrival Heights in Antarctica.
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Project Name/Number: K122 10/11
Discipline: PENGUIN ECOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Phil Lyver (Landcare Research)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The Ross Sea represents an unparalleled natural laboratory in which to study the role of top piscine predators in large marine ecosystems and the ecosystem-scale response to fishing and climate variability and change in high latitude waters.
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Project Name/Number: K123 10/11 Antarctic soils
Discipline: SOIL SCIENCE
Principal Investigator: Dr Jackie Aislabie (Landcare Research)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The goal of this research is to support environmental protection and management of ice free areas of the Ross Sea region by increasing fundamental knowledge and understanding of Antarctic soils including soil distribution and climate, baterial diversity and vulnerability to human impacts.
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Project Name/Number: K123B 10/11 Beardmore Antarctic Soils
Discipline: SOIL SCIENCE
Principal Investigator: Dr jackie Aislabie (Landcare Research)
Main Activity/ Remarks: The research develops an environmental classification for terrestrial ecosystems of Ross Sea region (RSR). The classification includes associated data and models and is underpinned by new knowledge on soil distribution, climate and microbial diversity and/or abundance. Its delivery, via a one−stop web portal developed in consultation with Antarctica New Zealand, will produce a classification that is dynamic (able to be updated when new data become available), widely accessible, and functional. The research furthers knowledge of the biogeographic characterization of the Ross Sea region. Specific objectives in the Beardmore region are to undertake targeted soil attribute mapping of three representative “windows” to provide an insight into the pattern and distribution of the soils. Soil samples will be taken from key locations for analyses and archiving. Ideally we would like to capture the range of surface ages and altitudes in the region and describe areas not previously visited by soil scientists. We plan to camp and work for about 5 days at each of three sites. At each site we will be establishing soil−landscape relationships to underpin detailed mapping of selected "windows", and undertaking soil description and sampling of key typical profiles. We will be excavating soil pits, using pick and shovel, and sampling for soil chemical, physical and microbial analyses. We have also requested 1−day visits at three further sites to give us a wider coverage of the range of soil−landscape units in the Beardmore region. At all excavated sites groundsheets will be used to protect areas surrounding the pits from trampling and soil contamination. Materials will be returned to the pits and the desert pavement restored as far as is possible.
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Project Name/Number: K131 10/11 Measurement of sea ice and sub ice shelf ocean properties
Discipline: SEA ICE STUDIES
Principal Investigator: Dr Tim Haskell (University of Otago/Industrial Research Limited)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Through the programme New Zealand will contribute actively to the IPCC assessment process (e.g., the proposed 5th assessment report in 2013), and the results will be translated into policy relevant information for application within New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. The Antarctic segment of this programme does this by: • Observing and understanding the local-scale ice and ocean processes and how they relate to regional and hemispheric climate variability and change, leading to improved models of sea ice and southern ocean variability. • Defining the processes that control the growth of land-fast Antarctica sea ice. • Analysing new information in climate models, operational forecast models, and global observing systems to examine potential links between the Southern Ocean and New Zealand climate. • Making data from sea ice thickness available for sea ice research, and assimilation into both New Zealand and international climate and weather prediction models. • Continuing a detailed assessment of climate model errors and biases at high southern latitudes, and communicating the results to relevant model development groups. • Assessing climate model errors and biases at high southern latitudes in at least one global climate model. • Using knowledge of sea ice processes to improve the sea ice component of at least one global climate model (GCM).
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Project Name/Number: K132 10/11 Measuring aof mixing and turbulence near ice walls
Discipline: GLACIOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Dr Craig Stevens (NIWA)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Large regions of the oceans are layered in such a way that differences in molecular characteristics between heat and salt (technically called double diffusion) are sufficient to vigorously mix the seawater - but only in vertically confined layers. These layers form tendrils anywhere from 1 to 100 m thick and can extend for hundreds of kilometres. Yet we have few direct measurements of the rates of vertical mixing within and between these layers. It is likely that rates of mixing will differ by orders of magnitude within a few meters, or even mix in the opposite direction to “normal”. This process is seen in polar oceans where the interaction between seawater and melting ice (both sea ice and ice shelves) modulates ocean stratification and transport. In turn, stratification and transport strongly affect the combined climate-ecosystem. Here we will link field measurements of ocean spice generated by ice shelves with laboratory and computer models. The aim of the work is two-fold: better understanding of the details of this mixing and to fill in a key gap in predictive climate models.
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Project Name/Number: K150 10/11 LINZ
Discipline: MAPPING
Principal Investigator: Graeme Blick (LINZ)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Surveying, charting and mapping programme in the Ross Sea region.
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Project Name/Number: K170 10/11 Antarctic Heritage Trust
Discipline: CONSERVATION
Principal Investigator: Nigel Watson (Antarctic Heritage Trust)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Conservation of the historic huts on Ross Island and their contents for future generations.
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Project Name/Number: K172 10/11 Antarctic Heritage Trust
Discipline: Conservation
Principal Investigator: Nigel Watson (Antarctic Heritage Trust)
Main Activity/ Remarks: Winter over programme conserving historic artefacts
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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
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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: K001B Beardmore Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Beardmore Glacier   Lat: 83°45´S   Long: 171°00´E  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: United States Antarctic Programme large field camp with some New Zealand events participating.
Name: K001C Coulman High Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Coulman High   Lat: 77º 27´ 36´´ S   Long: 171º 13´ 48´´ W  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: The camp is a part of an international collaboration. Camp logistics is arranged in partnership by the United States Antarctic Programme and Antarctica New Zealand.
Name: K049 Roosevelt Island
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Roosevelt Island   Lat: 79°25´S   Long: 162°00´W  
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Remarks / Description: This season, this site will be established for a large ice core drilling programme in the 2011/12 season. Equipment will be depoted over the winter.

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 Bag
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Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Boeing 757 (RNZAF)
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Number Of Flights: 1
Period From: 01/01/2011
Period To: 28/02/2011
Remarks: Providing passenger movement between Christchurch and McMurdo.
Departure Date Route Purpose
16 Feb 2011 One day return flight from Christchurch to McMurdo. Air New Zealand DC-10 Mt Erebus Families Remembrance event
Type: DC3 Basler
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Period From: 01/10/2010
Period To: 31/12/2010
Remarks: Joint operation between USAP and Antarctica New Zealand for K049 Roosevelt Island field camp support.
Type: Eurocopter EC130B4 Helicopter
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Period From: 01/11/2010
Period To: 31/01/2011
Remarks: Operates within 100km of Scott Base in support of field activities.

Type: Lockheed C-130H Hercules
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Period From: 01/11/2010
Period To: 31/01/2011
Remarks: Flights from Christchurch > McMurdo > Christchurch. Delivery of personnel and cargo to Scott Base.
Type: P3 Orion
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Period From: 01/12/2010
Period To: 01/03/2011
Remarks: Surveillance for IUU fishing

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: HMNZS Wellington – Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the Royal New Zealand Navy. Ice Class 1C. 57 NZ Defence Force employees, 1 Ministry of Fisheries Officer and 1 Civilian Contractor. Key personnel: Commanding Officer: Lieutenant Commander Simon Griffiths; Executive Officer: Lieutenant Layamon Bakewell; Engineering Officer: Lieutenant Matt Penny; Trials Officer: Lieutenant Matt Lee; Ice Navigation Consultant: Captain Andrew Leechman.
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: Personnel small arms protection equipment. No small arms will be taken ashore.
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: HMNZS Wellington carries one 25 mm. No helicopter will be embarked.
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: HMNZS Wellington is voyaging to the Southern Ocean as part of sea trials to test its operational capability in heavy sea and light ice conditions. HMNZS Wellington is expected to cross into Antarctic waters on 17 February, and will enter the Ross Sea on 18 February. Once within the Ross Sea , HMNZS Wellington will passage south to the Ross Ice Shelf and then west into McMurdo Sound . HMNZS Wellington will attempt a landing at Cape Bird and either Cape Royds or Cape Evans . The ship will then attempt a landing at Franklin Island , before passaging north up the Victoria Land coast (western Ross Sea ), attempting further landings at Cape Hallett and Cape Adare . A key part of these trials is the development of a capability to land and recover small groups of personnel along the coastline of Antarctica . Permits have been issued to enter ASPAs 106, 155, 157, and 159. The HMNZS Wellington is expected to depart the Treaty Area on 28 Feb.

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: IEE
Title: Amendments to Antarctica NZ 4 Year IEE
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica NZ
Activity: Increase number of persons permitted to enter ASPA 124 to eleven in the 2010/11 season only.
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: ASPA 124
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Amendments to Antarctica NZ 4 Year IEE
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica NZ
Activity: Install new fibre optic cable between Scott Base and the Arrival Heights satellite
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Amendments to Antarctica NZ 4 Year IEE
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica NZ
Activity: Management Plan Review of ASPA 116 Cape Bird and ASPA 131 Canada Glacier
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Amendments to Antarctica NZ 4 Year IEE
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica NZ
Activity: Overflight heights amendment for Adelie Penguin Colony Census
Topics: - Monitoring Programme
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.

Type: IEE
Title: IEE 2010/11 Season Antarctic Cruise Programme
Organization(s) responsible: Heritage Expeditions
Activity: Tourism: Spirit of Enderby (Professor Khromov) Antarctic Cruise
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: IEE Antarctica NZ Four-Year Non-Science programme of events 2010-2014
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctica NZ
Activity: Antarctic Programme Operations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: IEE Australian Non-Governmental Operations in Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible: MV Orion Expeditions
Activity: Tourism: MV Orion Antarctic Cruise
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: IEE Ross Sea Kayaking Expeditions
Organization(s) responsible: Adventure Philosophy
Activity: Kayak Expeditions along the Borchgevik Coast
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Borchgrevik Coast, Ross Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.

Type: IEE
Title: Requests for Permissions and Variation to Existing Permits
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctic Heritage Trust (AHT)
Activity: Loan of Canterbury Museum Artefacts for International Exhibitions
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Canterbury Museum
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution (RICE) 2010-2012
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University, Wellington
Activity: International Trans-Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ITASE) programme
Topics: - Science
Locations: Site name: Roosevelt Island
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Shackleton’s Whisky: Application Pursuant to S27(3)(a), A(EP) Act
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctic Heritage Trust (AHT)
Activity: Transport three whisky bottles to Scotland for analysis
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Whyte and McKay Ltd, United Kingdom
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. The activity must be consistent with the Management Plan and in accordance with the permit and the return of the artefacts to the Area.
Type: IEE
Title: The Proposed Voyage of the Bob Barker
Organization(s) responsible: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Activity: Protest Activity
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Southern Ocean
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.

Type: IEE
Title: The Proposed Voyage of the Steve Irwin
Organization(s) responsible: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Activity: Protest Activity
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Southern Ocean
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Type: IEE
Title: Variation to Notification/Permit relating to the IEE for the Ross Sea Heritage Restoration Project: Scott’s Terra Nova Hut, Cape Evans
Organization(s) responsible: Antarctic Heritage Trust (AHT)
Activity: Conservation and safekeeping of artefacts in New Zealand
Topics: - Site management/remediation
Locations: Site name: Ross Dependency
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed. Activities are likely to have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.

Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Environmental Information - Conservation of Fauna and Flora
A PDF document has been uploaded to provide this information.

Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Antarctica New Zealand Waste Management Handbook
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Fixed site and field camp
Objective: The purpose of the handbook is to provide Antarctica New Zealand staff with practical procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of waste in Antarctica and Christchurch (New Zealand). The handbook is intended to aid in the planning of Antarctica New Zealand waste management activites and to provide a background to the Antarctica New Zealand waste management procedures. The handbook covers the waste cycle from the point of generation (on base, in field and sending from NZ) to when they are
Implementation Report: There are a number of actions taken to implement this plan. -Policie and procedure clauses across the organisation ie, purchasing -Training -Distribution of the handbook -Role descriptions, staff responsibilities
Link (URL): http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/environment/2592

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)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  105    Name:  Beaufort Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  08 Oct 2010   To:  08 Oct 2014
Purpose: Operational visits
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  105    Name:  Beaufort Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Adelie penguin census
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  106    Name:  Cape Hallett, Northern Victoria Land, Ross Sea (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  6   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  08 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  116    Name:  New College Valley, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  3
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  116    Name:  New College Valley, Caughley Beach, Cape Bird, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Water collection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  118    Name:  Summit of Mount Melbourne, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  08 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  118    Name:  Summit of Mount Melbourne, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: K023 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  5   That actually entered:  3
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Micro-organism research and sample collecting
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  08 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K081 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Sampling of microbial mats and plankton from small ponds
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  121    Name:  Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Science research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  150   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K055 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  3
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Installing, retrieving and maintaining equipment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K060 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Maintain and download information from installed equipment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K069 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Maintenance, calibration and downloading of data from installed equipment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K085 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  5   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Maintain and download information from installed equipment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K089 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Service of equipment and training science technician on how to use the equipment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K131A 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Assessment of the site's suitability for receiving sea ice data
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Surveying and inspection of site
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  122    Name:  Arrival Heights, Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  20   That actually entered:  8
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Educational visit for student group
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  124    Name:  Cape Crozier, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  11   That actually entered:  4
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  124    Name:  Cape Crozier, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K122 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Penguin census and research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  130    Name:  Tramway Ridge, Mount Erebus, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K023 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  6   That actually entered:  4
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Micro-organism research and sample collection
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  131    Name:  Canada Glacier, Lake Fryxell, Taylor Valley, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  4
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  138    Name:  Linnaeus Terrace, Asgard Range, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  154    Name:  Botany Bay, Cape Geology, Victoria Land (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  250   That actually entered:  99
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational and educational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K021 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  7   That actually entered:  6
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Air, swab and soil samples of the historic hut and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K081 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Sampling of microbial mats and plankton from small ponds
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Surveying and inspection of the site
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  14   That actually entered:  10
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation work of the historic hut and contents and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K172 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation work of the historic hut and contents and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K175 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Familiarisation and education
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  155    Name:  Cape Evans, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  20   That actually entered:  20
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Educational visit for student group
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  200   That actually entered:  95
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational and educational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K021 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  7   That actually entered:  6
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Air, swab and soil samples of the historic hut and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K150 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Surveying and inspection of the site
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  14   That actually entered:  10
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation work of the historic hut and contents and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K172 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation work of the historic hut and contents and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K175 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Familiarisation and education
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  157    Name:  Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  20   That actually entered:  20
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Educational visit for student group
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  200   That actually entered:  50
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational and educational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K021 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  7   That actually entered:  6
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Air, swab and soil samples of the historic hut and surrounding environment
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K170 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  14   That actually entered:  3
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation of historic hut and contents
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K172 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Conservation of historic hut and contents
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K175 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Familiarisation and educational
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  158    Name:  Hut Point, Ross Island (More Details)
Permit Number: K220 10/11
Number of people: Permitted to enter  20   That actually entered:  9
Permit Period: From:  20 Sep 2010   To:  31 Oct 2011
Purpose: Educational visit for student group
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  159    Name:  Cape Adare, Borchgrevink Coast (More Details)
Permit Number: ANTNZ IEE 10/14
Number of people: Permitted to enter  5   That actually entered:  0
Permit Period: From:  18 Aug 2010   To:  31 Aug 2014
Purpose: Annual limit for programme personnel to visit the site for operational purposes
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

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