ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Poland
2011/2012 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Henryk Arctowski Station
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Admiralty Bay   Lat: 62º 09´ 41´´ S   Long: 58º 28´ 10´´ W  
Maximum Population: 35
Medical Facilities: Doctor, basic medical facilities usually available
Remarks / Description: “Arctowski” Polish Antarctic Station is located on a flat marine gravel terrace 6 m asl and ca 500 meters east of Point Thomas on the western shore of Admiralty Bay on King George Island. The area around the station is ice-free. The station consists of several buildings (living quarters, laboratories, warehouses, power plant, Tourist Information Centre, lighthouse). The main fuel tank (1000 sqm) is situated ca 700 m from the main building. The station is located within the Antarctic Specially Management Area No. 1.
Name: Demay
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Paradise Cove   Lat: 62°13´S   Long: 58°26´30´´W  
Accommodation Capacity:
Medical Facilities: field medical kit available during summer for emergency use
Remarks / Description: The refuge (wood hut) is situated on a flat marine gravel terrace in Paradise Cove between Demay Point and Uchatka Point, ca 10 km from “Arctowski” Station. The refuge can be reached both by Zodiac and by foot. It is located within the Antarctic Specially Protected Area No 128.
Name: Lions Rump
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: King George Bay   Lat: 62°06´S   Long: 58°05´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: field medical kit available during summer for emergency use
Remarks / Description: The refuge (wood hut) is situated on a flat marine gravel terrace on the western shore of King George Bay near Lions Rump (ca 35 km from Arctowski Station). The refuge ca be reached only by Zodiac. It is located near the boundry of the Antarctic Specially Protected Area No 151.

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: m/v “Polar Pioneer”
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 16
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
28 Oct 2011 Mar del Plata, República Argentina 14 Nov 2011 Ushuaia, República Argentina
06 Nov 2011 South Shetland Islands
logistic and scientific suppport
17 Mar 2012 Ushuaia, República Argentina 03 Apr 2012 Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
28 Mar 2012 South Shetland Islands
logistic and scientific suppport

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
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 5
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2011   To:  31 Mar 2012
Purpose: scientific – microbiology (collecting soil and ice samples)
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2011   To:  01 Nov 2012
Purpose: environmental monitoring, birds & pinnipeds census and observations
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2011   To:  01 Mar 2012
Purpose: environmental monitoring, birds & pinnipeds census and observations
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2012   To:  01 Mar 2012
Purpose: glacial monitoring, deployment and maintenance of microclimatic recording stations
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

ASPA: Number:  151    Name:  Lions Rump, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Nov 2011   To:  01 Mar 2012
Purpose: environmental monitoring, birds & pinnipeds census and observations
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
Aircrat Report
General Report