ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2008/2009 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: The Subprogram “Study and Research of Antarctica” of the Federal Program “World Ocean”
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Details/Description:
Link (URL): http://www.ocean-fcp.ru/subprogramm_9.php (in Russian)
Additional Information:  
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Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: The Antarctic environmental monitoring programs carried out by the seasonal team of the 54th RAE
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Additional Information:  
Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: The Antarctic environmental monitoring programs carried out by the wintering team of the 53rd RAE
Discipline: Meteorological observations of surface atmosphere; Actinometry; Aerology; Monitoring of the ozonosphere; Geomagnetism; Riometry; Vertical ionosphere sounding; Stratospheric sounding of space rays; Satellite observations of sea ice; Oceanology; Atmospheric circulation; Hydrobiology; Seismology; Ornithology
Principal Investigator:
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
Additional Information: Open file
Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation

Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Bellingshausen
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Fildes Peninsula, King George Island   Lat: 62º 12´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 58´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 31
Medical Facilities: One physician (surgeon); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Mirny
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Mirny Peninsula, Davis Sea shore   Lat: 66º 33´ 00´´ S   Long: 93º 01´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 45
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Novolazarevskaya
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Schirmacher Oasis, Dronning Maud Land   Lat: 70º 46´ 00´´ S   Long: 11º 50´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 51
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Progress
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land   Lat: 69º 22´ 00´´ S   Long: 76º 23´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 51
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:

Name: Vostok
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Antarctic Plateau   Lat: 78º 28´ 00´´ S   Long: 106º 48´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 33
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:
Name: Druzhnaya-4
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Landing Bluff, Sandefjord Cove, Pryds Bay   Lat: 69º 44´ 00´´ S   Long: 73º 43´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 34
Medical Facilities: One physician (surgeon)
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: April
Name: Leningradskaya
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Oates Coast, Victoria Land   Lat: 69º 30´ 00´´ S   Long: 159º 24´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 15
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: January To: January
Name: Molodezhnaya
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Molodezhny Oasis (Thala Hills), Enderby Land   Lat: 67º 40´ 00´´ S   Long: 45º 51´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 100
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March

Name: Soyuz
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Jetty Peninsula, Prince Charles Mountains, Mac.Robertson Land   Lat: 70º 39´ 00´´ S   Long: 68º 48´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 20
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 92
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks: Link to the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping data: http://www.rs-head.spb.ru/ru/regbook/file_shipr/jdbc/fleet/controller?index=830588&type=book1&language=rus
Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russia
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks: Link to the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping data: http://www.rs-head.spb.ru/ru/regbook/file_shipr/jdbc/fleet/controller?index=860742&type=book1&language=rus

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category:
Period From:
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Remarks: Aerial geophysical survey
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Period From:
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Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category:
Period From: 31/10/2008
Period To: 03/03/2009
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network

Type: Mil Mi-8
Category:
Period From:
Period To:
Remarks: Loading and unloading purpose, ice patrol

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: IEE
Title: Action “Russian Grandfather Frost” in Antarctica”
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Visiting Novolazarevskaya and Maitri
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Novolazarevskaya, Maitri, adjoining area of the Schirmacher Oasis
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Marine tourism – cruise voyages with foreign passengers onboard the diesel-electric icebreaker “Kapitan Khlebnikov”
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Marine tourism
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Coastal waters of Antarctica, around the entire continent, from 60° of longitude to 77° S
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Marine tourism (sea cruises with passengers onboard the passenger M/V “Polaris”)
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Marine tourism
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: From 25° W to 75° W and from 50° S to 70° S
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Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation in the Antarctic of the M/V “Professor Multanovsky” under the charter agreement
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: From 25° W to 75° W and from 50° S to 70° S
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Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the R/V “Akademik Joffe” and the R/V” Akademik Sergey Vavilov” by charter agreement from Port Ushuaya to the area of Palmer archipelago (Antarctic peninsula)
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Port Ushuaya (Argentina) – South Georgia Island – Palmer archipelago – Port Ushuaya
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Public-religious mission in Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Public-religious mission
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Patriot Hills, Ellsworth Mountains
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Study of lakes of the Schirmacher and Untersee Oases
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Scientific research
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: The Schirmacher and Untersee Oases, the Queen Maud Land, East Antarctica
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Transportation of general cargo onboard the M/V “Amderma” to the Australian Antarctic stations
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Delivery of cargo
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: 40º E - 150º E, south of 60ºS
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Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title: Transportation of general cargo onboard the M/V “Vasily Golovin” from Argentina to the Argentine Antarctic stations
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Delivery of cargo
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: 90º W - 10º W, south of 60ºS
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Transportation of passengers onboard the passenger ships “Grigory Mikheyev” and “Aleksey Maryshev”
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Marine tourism
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ushuaya – Falkland Islands – South Georgia – the South Orkneys – the Antarctic Peninsula – Ushuaya
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Decision/Comment: 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
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: Waste disposal planning for the RAE stations and ships (in Russian)
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: All stations and ships
Objective: Management of station and shipboard wastes in accordance with the requirements of Annexes III and IV of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty and MARPOL 73/78
Implementation Report: Waste collection and separation; safe waste storage and shipment from the Antarctic Treaty area; installation of wastewater treatment plants and incinerators; training of staff
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Victor Pomelov
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +7 812 3522930
Email: pom@aari.nw.ru

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