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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: South Africa
2010/2011 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Cosmic Ray Studies
Discipline: Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Prof. H Moraal North-West University Department of Physics P/Bag X6001 POTCHEFSTROOM 2520 South Africa Moraal
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): www.nwu.ac.za
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Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: Meteorological Observations
Discipline: Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Mr. J Stander SA Weather Service P O Box 21 Cape Town International Airport 7525 South Africa
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): www.weathersa.co.za
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Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: Southern Hemisphere Auroral radar Experiment (SHARE)
Discipline: Atmospheric Sciences
Principal Investigator: Dr. P Sutcliffe Hermanus Magnetic Observatory P O Box 32 HERMANUS 7200 South Africa
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): www.hmo.co.za
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Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation

Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: SANAE IV
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: SANAE IV   Lat: 71°40´25´´S   Long: 2°49´43´´W  
Maximum Population: 80
Medical Facilities: Medical facilities include a Docter, Surgery, 3 bed hospital and dental facilities.
Remarks / Description: South-African research station opened 1997. Original SANAE Station opened 1962. SANAE IV opened 1997 at a new location, 200km South of SANAE I to III.

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: mv SA Agulhas
Country of Registry:
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 40
Maximum Passengers: 96
Remarks: Undertakes one voyage per annum to Antarctica, departing early December and returns mid February. Also does annual relief voyages to the Sub-Antarctic Island of Marion Island as well as to Gough Island.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
09 Dec 2010 Cape Town 16 Feb 2011 Cape Town
23 Dec 2010 SANAE IV
Annual Relief Voyage

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: 2 x Helicopters
Category:
Period From: 23/12/2010
Period To: 11/02/2011
Remarks:

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 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: SANAP Waste Management Plan
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: SANAE IV and environs
Objective: Management of wate at the SANAE IV Base, environs and Field Camps.
Implementation Report: Implemented with effect form the 1997 summer season.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Richard Skinner
Job Title or Position: Deputy Director
Phone: +27 12 399 9859
Email: rskinner@environment.gov.za

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