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Party: Russian Federation
2009/2010 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:  
Discipline:
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 55th RAE
Discipline: Hydrochemistry; Geochemical monitoring; Hydrology; Biology; Glaciology; Geodesy; Hydrography; Meteorology; Environmental monitoring; Oceanology
Principal Investigator:
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
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 54rd RAE
Discipline: Meteorology; Actinometry; Aerology; Atmospheric circulation; Geomagnetism; Vertical ionosphere sounding; Monitoring of the ozonosphere; Oceanology; Observations of sea ice; Hydrobiology; Environmental monitoring; Seismology
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: 18
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: 33
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: 32
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: 36
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: 11
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: 33
Medical Facilities: One physician (surgeon)
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Leningradskaya
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Oates Coast, Victoria Land   Lat: 69º 30´ 00´´ S   Long: 159º 24´ 00´´ E  
Maximum Population: 5
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: 3
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: February To: March

Name: Russkaya
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Hobbs Coast, Marie Byrd Land   Lat: 74º 46´ 00´´ S   Long: 136º 53´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 7
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: January To: January
Name: SGP-1, 2, 3
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name:    Lat:    Long:   
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Inland transport (Mirny – Vostok; Progress – Vostok – Progress) and scientific (Vostok – Progress) traverses
Name: Vestfold Hills
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Vestfold Hills, Ingrid Christensen Coast   Lat: 68º 33´ 00´´ S   Long: 78º 15´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Operating Period: from December to March; Maximum Population: 7

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Crew: 92
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks: Marine geological-geophysical studies in the D'Urville Sea
Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks: St. Petersburg (01.11.2009) - Bremerhaven - Cape Town (30.11.2009) Cape Town (04.12.2009) - Pryds Bay - Mirny - Leningradskaya - Russkaya - Bellingshausen - Cape Town (20.02.2010) Cape Town (26.02.2010) - Novolazarevskaya - Neumayer - Novolazarevskaya - Molodezhnaya - Pryds Bay - Mirny - Cape Town (19.04.2010) Cape Town (23.04.2010) - Bremerhaven - St. Petersburg (21.05.2010)
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
04 Dec 2009 Cape Town 20 Feb 2010 Cape Town Logistics
26 Feb 2010 Cape Town 19 Apr 2010 Cape Town Logistics

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: Antonov An-2
Category:
Period From: 16/12/2009
Period To: 26/03/2010
Remarks: Aerial geophysical survey in the area of Princess Elizabeth Land
Type: Basler BT-67
Category:
Period From: 25/10/2009
Period To: 01/03/2010
Remarks: Intracontinental air links between stations
Type: Ilyushin Il-76TD
Category:
Period From: 06/11/2009
Period To: 28/02/2010
Remarks: Intercontinental flights between Cape Town and Novolazarevskaya station within the DROMLAN network (see: http://www.alci.info/)

Type: Kamov Ka-32
Category:
Period From: 16/12/2009
Period To: 11/04/2010
Remarks: Two Ka-32 helicopters onboard the r/v “Akademik Fedorov” for loading and unloading purpose and ice patrol
Type: Mil Mi-8
Category:
Period From: 16/12/2009
Period To: 26/03/2010
Remarks: One Mi-8 helicopter at Progress / Druzhnaya-4 for aerial support for field geological groups

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Antarctica XXI
Contact Address: Lautaro Navarro 987, Punta Arenas, Chile
Email Address: sales@antarcticaxxi.com
Website Address: www.antarcticaxxi.com
Name of Vessel: Professor Multanovskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 52
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Chile
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Aurora Expeditions
Contact Address: Level 2, 88 George Street, The Rocks, NSW 2000 Australia
Email Address:
Website Address: http://www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/
Name of Vessel: Polar Pioneer
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 56
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Australia
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: GAP Adventure
Contact Address: 19 Charlotte Street Toronto, Ontario M5V 2H5
Email Address:
Website Address: http://www.gapadventures.com
Name of Vessel: Professor Multanovskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 52
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Canada
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Heritage Expeditions
Contact Address: 53B Montreal Street, PO Box 7218, Christchurch, New Zealand
Email Address: info@heritage-expeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.heritage-expeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Spirit of Enderby (Professor Khromov)
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 50
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Ross Sea); Operator Country – New Zealand
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Oceanwide Expeditions
Contact Address: Bellamypark 9, 4381 CG Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Email Address: info@oceanwide-expeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.oceanwide-expeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Professor Molchanov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 52
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Netherlands
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Oceanwide Expeditions
Contact Address: Bellamypark 9, 4381 CG Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Email Address: info@oceanwide-expeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.oceanwide-expeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Professor Multanovskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 52
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Netherlands
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: One Ocean Expeditions
Contact Address:
Email Address: voyages@oneoceanexpeditions.com
Website Address: www.oneoceanexpeditions.com
Name of Vessel: Akademik Ioffe
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 110
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Canada
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Quark Expeditions
Contact Address: 47 Water Street, Norwalk, CT, USA, 06854
Email Address: enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Kapitan Khlebnikov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 108
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Ross Sea); Operator Country – United States
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Quark Expeditions
Contact Address: 47 Water Street, Norwalk, CT, USA, 06854
Email Address: enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Akademik Sergey Vavilov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 110
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – United States
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Quark Expeditions
Contact Address: 47 Water Street, Norwalk, CT, USA, 06854
Email Address: enquiry@quarkexpeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.quarkexpeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Kapitan Khlebnikov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 108
Maximum Passengers:
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – United States
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Waterproof Expeditions
Contact Address: Singel 292, 4381 VM Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Email Address: info@waterproof-expeditions.com
Website Address: http://www.waterproof-expeditions.com/
Name of Vessel: Professor Molchanov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew:
Maximum Passengers: 52
Remarks: Type of Tourism – Seaborne (Peninsula Region); Operator Country – Netherlands
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
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:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Aerial geophysical survey and geological research
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Vestfold Hills, Ingrid Christensen Coast
Latitude: 68º 33´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 78º 15´ 00´´ E
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Delivery of cargo
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: 20º E - 40º W, south of 60ºS
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Icebreaker support
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Logistic support
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay, Leningradskiy Bay
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Marine geologic-geophysical research
Topics: - Science
Locations: Site name: Indian sector of the Southern Ocean - Prydz Bay, Sodruzhestva Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: Proceed - No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title:
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Visiting Antarctic stations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Novolazarevskaya, Moldezhnaya, Progress, Vostok, Troll, Davis, Princess Elisabeth, Zhongshan, Maitri
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity:
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
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