ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
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: 27
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: 29
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: 43
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: 50
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: 14
Medical Facilities: Two physicians (surgeon and anesthetist); fully equipped hospital
Remarks / Description:

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Admiral Vladimirsky
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 77
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
09 Jan 2016 Cape Town 03 Mar 2016 Cape Town Hydrographic studies
Name: Akademik Aleksandr Karpinskiy
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 92
Maximum Passengers: 49
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
20 Dec 2015 Cape Town 10 Feb 2016 Cape Town Marine geological-geophysical studies

Name: Akademik Fedorov
Country of Registry: Russian Federation
Number of Voyages: 3
Maximum Crew: 90
Maximum Passengers: 160
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
18 Dec 2015 Cape Town 03 Mar 2016 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
09 Mar 2016 Cape Town 30 Mar 2016 Cape Town Logistics, marine studies
05 Apr 2016 Cape Town 03 May 2016 Montevideo Logistics, marine studies

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
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: The State Scientific Research Institute of Civil Aviation (GosNII GA)
Activity: Aircraft operations
Topics: - Air facilities: construction / operations
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica
Latitude:
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Site name: Inland Ice Sheet
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Comprehensive oceanographic expedition of the R/V “Admiral Vladimirsky “ of the Hydrographic Service of the Baltic Fleet of the Navy of Russia in the 61st Russian Antarctic Expedition
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Oceanographic studies and hydrographic activities
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Kosmonavtov Sea
Latitude:
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Site name: Lazarev Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Site name: Sodruzhestva Sea
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the MV "Akademik Shokalskiy" in the Antarctic by charter agreement
Organization(s) responsible: Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute
Activity: Sea operations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: D'Urville Sea
Latitude:
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Site name: Ross Sea
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the MV "Professor Khromov" in the Antarctic by charter agreement
Organization(s) responsible: Far Eastern Regional Hydrometeorological Research Institute
Activity: Sea operations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title: Operation of the M/V “Ivan Papanin” for supply of the Indian Antarctic stations in Prydz Bay and Leningradsky Bay
Organization(s) responsible: Murmansk Shipping Company
Activity: Logistic support of stations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Prydz Bay, Leningradskiy Bay
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Provision of icebreaking support by the icebreaker "Kapitan Dranitsyn" to ships heading to the coast of Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible: FSUE "Rosmorport"
Activity: Icebreaker support
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Weddell Sea
Latitude:
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Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Tourist activities including kayaking, camping and drone use in the Antarctic Peninsula area
Organization(s) responsible: Poseidon Expeditions
Activity: Tourism (including kayaking, camping and drone use)
Topics: - Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
Period/length of the activity:
Decision/Comment: 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.

General Report