ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Norway
Permanent Information
Automatic Recording Stations Report
Scientific Information - Automatic Recording Stations / Observatories
Location:
Site Name: Troll   Lat: 72°01´S   Long: 2°32´E  
Type: Air Monitoring
Elevation: 1309
Parameters Recorded: - Aerosols ; Size distribution Light absorption Light scattering Optical depth (AOD) - UV radiation - Ozone (stratospheric) - Carbon Monoxide (CO) - Organic contaminants (POPs) - Mercury, Hg (gas phase) - Inorganic compounds - Hydrocarbons (NMHC) - Halogenated hydrocarbons (CFC, HFC, HCFC) - air archive
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Location:
Site Name: Troll   Lat: 72°01´S   Long: 2°32´E  
Type: AWS
Elevation: 1290
Parameters Recorded: - Air pressure - Air temperature (2/10m) - Max/min temperature - Air pressure tendency - Humidity - Wind speed (2/10m) - Wind direction - Radiation
Observation Frequency: Synoptic hour (GTS)
Reference Number: WMO#89504
Scientific Equipment:
Location:
Site Name: Troll Airfield   Lat: 71º 57´ 03´´ S   Long: 2º 28´ 00´´ E  
Type: AWS
Elevation: 1235
Parameters Recorded: - Air pressure - Air temperature (2/10m) - Max/min temperature - Air pressure tendency - Wind speed (2/10m) - Wind direction
Observation Frequency: Synoptic hour (GTS)
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Permanent Station Report
Operational Information - Stations
Name: Troll
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Troll   Lat: 72°01´S   Long: 2°32´E   View in Google Earth Map
Maximum Population: 24
Date Established: 1990
Accommodation Facilities: Accommodates 24-40 persons in summer season, 6 during winter. Food in excess of normal requirements. Jet A-1 fuel, polar diesel, gasoline, a variety of field equipment.
Medical Facilities: Simple hospital facilities. 1 doctor.
Remarks / Description: Located at Grjotlia, Jutulsessen, Dronning Maud Land (72° 00.7'S, 2°32.3'E) at 1290 m elevation. Established in January 1990, opened as all-year station in February 2005. Closed during 2006 austral winter season, opened again for permanent occupation October 2006.
Link (URL): http://npweb.npolar.no/Artikler/2007/troll_webcam
Search and Rescue Information:
Name: Tor
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Tor   Lat: 71°55´S   Long: 5°10´E   View in Google Earth Map
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Located at Svarthamaren, Dronning Maud Land (71°53.2'S, 5°09.3'E) at 1625 m elevation. Established in January 1985/January 1993. Last examined in 2011-12 season. Expected available fuel when unoccupied: Presently only small amounts of Jet A-1 for heating/cooking Expected available food when unoccupied: Limited Available equipment: A variety of field equipment for 4 persons is available
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Permanent Vessels Report
Operational Information - Vessels
Name: n/a
Flag of State:
Ice Strength:
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Link to CONNAMP data:
Description / Remarks: The Norwegian Antarctic program does not have a vessel in permanent operation within the context of the Norwegian Antarctic Research Expeditions. The Norwegian Polar Institute normally charters suitable cargo vessels for each operating season, in cooperation with other national Antarctic programs throught DROMSHIP. Research projects focused on the marine environment may take place from a number of vessels operated by other nations available in the study area.
Search and Rescue Information:

Aircraft Report
Operational Information - Aircraft
Type: n/a
Number: n/a
Remarks: The Norwegian Antarctic program does not operate its own aircrafts in Antarctica. However, since 2005 the program has been supported by aircrafts operated by inter alia the Norwegian Royal Airforce.
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Compliance with the Protocol Report
Environmental Information - Compliance with the Protocol
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Environmental Impact Assessment: Procedures Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Procedures)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Environmental Ipact Assessment of Norwegian Polar Institute's Operations in Antarctica
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Fixed site, field camp and ship
Objective: Management of station waste, field waste and ship based waste is prescribed in the IEE for NARE operations 2011-2020. Operational procedures specified in the NARE operational procedures.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Sven Lidström
Job Title or Position: Operations Coordinator - Antarctica
Phone: +4777750500
Email: sven.lidstrom@npolar.no

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.

Contingency Plans Report
Environmental Information - Contingency Plans
Title: Oil Spill Contingency Plan for Norwegian Antarctic Research Expeditions
Scope/coverage of the plan:
Objective: The aim of this OSCP is to describe the procedures that will be used by the FIMR, NPI and SPRS to enable a timely, effective and co-ordinated response effort in the event of an oil spill during their Antarctic operations.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Sven Lidström
Job Title or Position: Operations Coordinator - Antarctica
Phone: +4777750500
Email: sven.lidstrom@npolar.no

Relevant National Legislation Report
Other Information - Relevant National Legislation
Title: Regulations Relating to Safety and the Protection of the Environment in Antarctica
Topic Environmental Protection: General
Description: The purpose of these Regulations is to protect the environment in Antarctica and the dependent and associated ecosystems, to preserve the intrinsic value of Antarctica, including its wilderness and aesthetic values, and to maintain its value as an area for the conduct of scientific research. These considerations shall be fundamental to the planning and implementation of all activities in Antarctica. New Regulations entered into force in 2013. These Regulations implement Measure 4 (2004).
Date of Effect: 26 Apr 2013
Link (URL): http://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2013-04-26-412?q=antarktis
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Birgit  Njaastad
Job Title or Position: Head of Section
Phone: +47 77750636
Email: njaastad@npolar.no
Title: Act of 27 February 1930 relating to the Bouvet Island, Peter I's Island and Queen Maud Land
Topic Environmental Protection: Annex VI (Liability)
Description: Revisions in the Act to allow for implementation of Annex VI to the Environmental Protocol (Liability)
Date of Effect: 27 Jun 2009
Link (URL): http://www.lovdata.no/all/hl-19300227-003.html
General Report