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Party: Spain
2012/2013 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Base Antártica Española Gabriel de Castilla
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Gabriel de Castilla, Base   Lat: 62º 58´ 38´´ S   Long: 60º 40´ 21´´ W  
Maximum Population: 28
Medical Facilities: 1 Médico. El módulo enfermería consta de: Unidad de hospitalización, unidad de asistencia para pacientes críticos, con ventilación mecánica y monitorización y unidad de diagnóstico de laboratorio y electrocardiógrafo. Material para asistencia primaria y material de rescate y estabilización traumática.
Remarks / Description: La base consta de: Módulo de vida, módulo científico, módulo de talleres y mantenimiento, módulo de enfermería, módulo almacén de alimentación I y II, módulo de material de emergencia, módulo de almacén de material de transmisiones, módulo de náutica, módulos de energía, contenedor de material científico, módulo equipajes, módulo almacén de obras y módulo merlo.
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Base Antártica Española Juan Carlos I
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Juan Carlos I, Base   Lat: 62°39´47´´S   Long: 60°23´19,9´´W  
Maximum Population: 28
Medical Facilities: 1 Médico Enfermería
Remarks / Description: Se encuentra situada a unos 40 m de la zona intermareal y a 12 m de altura sobre el nivel del mar, en la costa SE de Bahía Sur. La base más cercana es St. Kliment Ohridsky (Bulgaria), distante 1.7 km en dirección NE. La base se encuentra en pleno proceso de remodelación, consta de varios módulos independientes que definen diferentes zonas: área de habitabilidad, ciencias, combustible y mangueras, módulo de nautica, incineradora y generación eléctrica y área de taller y almacén de montaña.
Operating Period: From: December To: March
Name: Campamento internacional de Península Byers
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Campamento temporal de P. Byers   Lat: 62º 34´ 35´´ S   Long: 61º 13´ 07´´ W  
Medical Facilities: NO
Remarks / Description: Situado en Playas South (62º36'49.7"S, 61º05'59.8"W) está formado por 2 refugios tipo "igloo" de 6 m x 2 m que hacen las funciones de cocina/comedor y laboratorio. Se trata de un campamento de carácter internacional mantenido por España a través de la BAE Juan Carlos I. El material disponible dentro del igloo sólo se podrá usar en caso de emergencia.

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Hesperides
Country of Registry: España
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 58
Maximum Passengers: 36
Remarks: Equipamiento científico: Acústico (correntímetro Doppler ADCP. ecosonda biológica EK60, ecosonda monohaz EA 600, EM1002 S, hidrofonos, TOPAS PS18, SIMRAD EM 120, Fluorímetro, contador de centelleo, espectrofluorímetro, salinómetro, magnetometro y gravímetro, 4 chigres científicos, sistema de sísmica multicanal, laboratorios seco y húmedo, varios CTD, Terascan TS300. Más información: http://www.utm.csic.es/hesperides_equ.asp
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
15 Dec 2012 Punta Arenas 13 Jan 2013 Ushuaia
20 Nov 2012 Deception Island
17 Dec 2012 Livingston Island
08 Jan 2013 King George Island
Scientific research and logistic support
16 Jan 2013 Ushuaia 01 Mar 2013 Ushuaia
16 Jan 2013 South Scotia Ridge
30 Jan 2013 King George Island
05 Feb 2013 Bransfield Strait
15 Feb 2013 Deception Island
23 Feb 2013 Livingston Island
Scientific research and logistic support

Aircrat Report
Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: 12 personas del Ejercito de Tierra: 3 comandantes, 2 capitanes, 1 subteniente, 4 sargentos, 2 cabos 1ª 58 personas de la Armada: 11 oficiales, 13 suboficiales y 34 marinería
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: Ninguno
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: Existe un pequeño nº de armas ligeras para seguridad y autodefensa
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: Buque de Investigación Oceanográfica Hespérides

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
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
ASPA: Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-3
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  29 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Geomorphology studies, measures of tectonic structures, surface deposits and water sampling
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-26372
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-1
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  29 Dec 2012   To:  08 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific Research
Summary of activities: Environment characterization, sampling, and laboratory work
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-28736
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-12
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  19 Jan 2013   To:  29 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Review of scientific equipment, data recovery, study of themal activity of frozen soils.
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-15565-E
ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-11
Number of people permitted: 1
Permit Period: From:  08 Jan 2013   To:  31 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Maintenance of a broadband seismometer
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-16049-E

ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-11
Number of people permitted: 5
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  28 Feb 2013
Purpose: Scientific research. 3 people during the the fisrt part of the campaign and 2 the second
Summary of activities: Seismic network installation, manteinance and removal
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-16049-E
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-12
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  09 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Review of scientific equipment, data recovery, study of themal activity of frozen soils.
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-15565-E
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-3
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  29 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Geomorphology studies, measures of tectonic structures, surface deposits and water sampling
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-26372
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-6
Number of people permitted: 5
Permit Period: From:  29 Jan 2013   To:  28 Feb 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Geological studies
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-13578-E

ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-8
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  28 Feb 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Installation, maintenance and removal of geodetic and geophysical equipment.
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-14936-E
ASPA: Number:  145    Name:  Port Foster, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-7
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  30 Jan 2013   To:  28 Feb 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: The main activity will be done in Port Foster outside the restricted area
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-13902-E
ASPA: Number:  145    Name:  Port Foster, Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-8
Number of people permitted: 3
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  28 Feb 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Installation, maintenance and removal of geodetic and geophysical equipment.
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-14936-E
ASPA: Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2012-EIA-3
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  17 Dec 2012   To:  29 Jan 2013
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Geomorphology studies, measures of tectonic structures, surface deposits and water sampling
Event or project name/number: CTM2011-26372
Aircrat Report
General Report