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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Russian Federation
2016/2017 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: 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: Bunger Oasis
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Bunger Hills   Lat: 66°18´S   Long: 100°45´E  
Maximum Population: 10
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: January To: February
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

Vessels Report
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: Navigation of the MV “Akademik Ioffe” from the port of Ushuaia (Argentina) to the Antarctic Peninsula area and back
Organization(s) responsible: Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Activity: Sea operations
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ushuaia – South Georgia Island – South Shetland Islands – Palmer archipelago – Weddell Sea – Ushuaia
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 21.10.2016–31.03.2022
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Navigation of the MV “Akademik Sergey Vavilov” from the port of Ushuaia (Argentina) to the Antarctic Peninsula area and back
Organization(s) responsible: Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Activity: Sea operations
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Ushuaia – South Georgia Island – South Shetland Islands – Palmer archipelago – Weddell Sea – Ushuaia
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: 19.10.2016–31.03.2022
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Restoration of the Buromsky Island Cemetery (HSM 9) within the programme of the Russian Antarctic Expedition activities
Organization(s) responsible: Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Activity: Repair-and-renewal operations
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Buromsky Island, Haswell Islands
Latitude: 66º 32´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 89º 00´ 00´´ E
Site name: Mirny station
Latitude: 66º 33´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 93º 01´ 00´´ E
Period/length of the activity: 01/2017 - delivery building materials and equipment to Mirny station; 02-08/2017 - preliminary work at Mirny station; 08-10/2017 - repair-and-renewal operations at Buromsky island; 12/2017-01/2018 - shooting video
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact
Type: IEE
Title: Testing of methods of setting up a summer field camp in terms of extreme weather conditions in the Antarctic
Organization(s) responsible: Leaders Club
Activity: Expedition of Russian entrepreneurs
Topics: - Field camp
- Non Governmental Expedition
Locations: Site name: Bellingshausen station
Latitude: 62º 12´ 00´´ S
Latitude: 58º 58´ 00´´ W
Period/length of the activity: From 01 November 2016 to 03 November 2016
Decision/Comment: No more than a minor or transitory impact

Type: IEE
Title: Transportation of expeditionary cargo onboard the M/V “Vasily Golovin”
Organization(s) responsible: Far Eastern Shipping Company
Activity: Logistic support of stations
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: Weddell Sea
Latitude:
Latitude:
Period/length of the activity: From 18 January 2016 to 10 April 2018
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