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Party: Spain
2017/2018 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: 50
Medical Facilities: 1 Médico Enfermería
Remarks / Description: La base 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) a una distancia de 1.7 km en dirección NE. La base está constituida por un conjunto de varios módulos donde se encuentran los diferentes servicios de la misma con capacidad máxima para 51 personas. El edificio de habitabilidad es el módulo más grande donde se encuentran las habitaciones del personal y todos los espacios necesarios para la vida diaria (comedor, cocina, despensas, cámaras refrigeradas, además de la enfermería y el gimnasio). El edificio de laboratorios constituye el otro gran módulo donde se disponen distintos laboratorios que ocupan una superficie de 200m2. El resto de módulos corresponde a almacenes, talleres y generadores, que usan un sistema de cogeneración para el aprovechamiento del calor residual que producen. Los nuevos módulos de la base serán ocupados durante la campaña 2017-2018
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: 4
Maximum Crew: 48
Maximum Passengers: 37
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
27 Dec 2017 Ushuaia 07 Jan 2018 Ushuaia Logistic support
11 Jan 2018 Ushuaia 14 Feb 2018 Punta Arenas Scientific research and logistic support
18 Feb 2018 Punta Arenas 12 Mar 2018 Ushuaia Scientific research and logistic support
16 Mar 2018 Ushuaia 24 Mar 2018 Ushuaia Logistic support

Aircrat Report
Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: 59 Military Crew members on board BIO “Hespérides” (1 Commander; 1 Lieutenant commander; 3 Lieutenant; 5 Lieutenant junior grade; 1 Ensign) 13 Army at Gabriel de Castilla Station (5 officers and 8 sub-officers)
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: None
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: All the armament are kept locked 14 fusa CETME /7,62mm; 5 pistolas STAR 30M/ 9mm PB; 1 ametralladora MG-42/ 7,62mm; 2 pistolas señales “Pain wessex"
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: On board RV Hesperides

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:  112    Name:  Coppermine Peninsula, Robert Island, South Shetland Islands  (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  112    Name:  Coppermine Peninsula, Robert Island, South Shetland Islands  (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific Research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
ASPA: Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-2
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  28 Jan 2018   To:  11 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific Research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77878-P
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2016-EIA-1
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  30 Jan 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Observaciones y mediciones geológicas y geomorfológicas, fotografías del terreno y toma de muestras de rocas, depósitos superficiales y aguas
Event or project name/number: CTM2014-57119-R

ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-14
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  11 Mar 2018
Purpose: Meteorological station maintenance and data discharge
Summary of activities: Maintenance of equipment deployed
Event or project name/number: AEMET-2017
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-24
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2018   To:  08 Mar 2018
Purpose: Logistic support to scientific projects working within the ASPA and maintenance of the temporary camp
Summary of activities: Logistic support, the permit is issued for seven people, two people during the the first openning and 5 during the second
Event or project name/number: BAE JCI-2017
ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R

ASPA: Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-8
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  22 Feb 2018   To:  09 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific Research
Summary of activities: Estudio de las distintas fases de colonización por microorganismos de las zonas más recientemente deglaciadas
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-79741-R
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific reseach
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
ASPA: Number:  132    Name:  Potter Peninsula, King George Island (Isla 25 de Mayo), South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3

ASPA: Number:  132    Name:  Potter Peninsula, King George Island (Isla 25 de Mayo), South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
ASPA: Number:  133    Name:  Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  133    Name:  Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2016-EIA-1
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  30 Jan 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Observaciones y mediciones geológicas y geomorfológicas, fotografías del terreno y toma de muestras de rocas, depósitos superficiales y aguas
Event or project name/number: CTM2014-57119-R

ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  15 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research, only two people at once inside the ASPA
Summary of activities: Maintenance of equipments deployed
Event or project name/number: IGME-2017-1
ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-14
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  11 Mar 2018
Purpose: Maintenance of the meteorological station and data discharge
Summary of activities: Maintenance of the equipment deployed
Event or project name/number: AEMET-2017
ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  134    Name:  Cierva Point and offshore islands, Danco Coast, Antarctic Peninsula (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-2
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  22 Feb 2018   To:  28 Feb 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Toma de muestras para dataciones cosmogénicas. Muestras de suelos ornitogénicos para análisis de contenido en nitrógeno y fósforo
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77878-P

ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2016-EIA-1
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  30 Jan 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Observaciones y mediciones geológicas y geomorfológicas, fotografías del terreno y toma de muestras de rocas, depósitos superficiales y aguas
Event or project name/number: CTM2014-57119-R
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2016-EIA-3
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  11 Jan 2018   To:  14 Feb 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Maintenance of equipment deployed and data collection
Event or project name/number: CTM2014-52021-R
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-10
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  15 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research in groups of 2 people
Summary of activities: Maintenance of equipments deployed
Event or project name/number: IGME-2017-1
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-11
Number of people permitted: 5
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  15 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research, not all people at the same time within the ASPA
Summary of activities: Deployment of seisimc network
Event or project name/number: IGME-2017-2

ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-23
Number of people permitted: 2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2018   To:  15 Mar 2018
Purpose: Logistic support to scientific projects working within ASPA
Summary of activities: Logistic support. The permit is issued to all the personnel of Gabriel de Castilla station but the access will be only in grops of two people
Event or project name/number: BAE GdC-2017
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-4
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  10 Feb 2018   To:  15 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific Research
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-79614-P
ASPA: Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R

ASPA: Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific researh
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
ASPA: Number:  151    Name:  Lions Rump, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: GALILEO-IHM-3
ASPA: Number:  151    Name:  Lions Rump, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R

ASPA: Number:  171    Name:  Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2016-EIA-1
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Jan 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Observaciones y mediciones geológicas y geomorfológicas, fotografías del terreno y toma de muestras de rocas, depósitos superficiales y aguas
Event or project name/number: CTM2014-57119-R
ASPA: Number:  171    Name:  Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-15
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  20 Feb 2018   To:  10 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probablemente no se accederá a la ZAEP. Paso ocasional o accidental para la instalación temporal de estaciones de observación GNSS en zonas cercanas a las zonas protegidas.
Event or project name/number: ga
ASPA: Number:  171    Name:  Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island (More Details)
Permit Number: CPE-2017-5
Number of people permitted: 4
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2018   To:  07 Mar 2018
Purpose: Scientific research
Summary of activities: Probably no access needed, only to reach the working area
Event or project name/number: CTM2016-77315-R
Aircrat Report
General Report