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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Spain
2016/2017 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
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 ha terminado durante esta campaña un 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:
Number of Voyages: 3
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
16 Jan 2017 Ushuaia 04 Feb 2017 Punta Arenas
18 Jan 2017 South Shetland Islands
Logistic support
08 Feb 2017 Punta Arenas 14 Mar 2017 Ushuaia
11 Feb 2017 King George Island
12 Feb 2017 South Shetland Islands
15 Feb 2017 Cierva Point
17 Feb 2017 Palmer Station
19 Feb 2017 bahía paraiso
23 Feb 2017 King George Island
Scientific research and logistic support
27 Mar 2017 Ushuaia 04 Apr 2017 Ushuaia
30 Mar 2017 Livingston Island
Logistic support
Name: Sarmiento de Gamboa
Country of Registry: Spain
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 21
Maximum Passengers: 24
Remarks: http://www.utm.csic.es/web/index.php/es/instalaciones/sdg
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
04 Dec 2016 Punta Arenas 26 Dec 2016 Ushuaia
06 Dec 2016 Livingston Island
18 Dec 2016 King George Island
22 Dec 2016 Deception Island
Logistic support
02 Jan 2017 Ushuaia 29 Jan 2017 Punta Arenas
04 Jan 2017 Livingston Island
13 Jan 2017 Deception Island
20 Jan 2017 South Shetland Islands
Logistic support

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: VANS RV-8/Injection Engine of 180 CV
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From: 01/11/2016
Period To: 30/11/2016
Remarks: The flight is to support the Spanish project "Absorbing aerosols monitoring over remote regions". Itinerary planned: First part: Hobart (Australia)-Mario Zuchelli station (Italy-Antarctica), already approved by the Spanish Polar Committee. Second part: Mario Zuchelli-Marambio (Argentina) overflying the South Pole (pending final approval). The activity has an EIA certificate issued by the Spanish Polar Committe.

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
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