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Party: Sweden
2015/2016 Pre-Season Information
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Svea
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Svea   Lat: 74º 35´ 00´´ S   Long: 11º 13´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 4
Medical Facilities: First Aid Kit
Remarks / Description: The Svea Research Station was built during the 1987/88 Antarctic Expedition, and was the first Swedish research station in Antarctica built since the Maudheim Station in 1949 and the Snow Hill Station in 1901. During the season 2015/16 Svea will not be manned.
Operating Period: From: November To: January
Name: Wasa
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Wasa   Lat: 73°30´00´´S   Long: 13°25´12´´W  
Maximum Population: 16
Medical Facilities: First Aid Kit
Remarks / Description: Swedish research station Basen in the N part of Vestfjella, Maudheimvidda. Established 1989 during SWEDARP 1988-89. During the season 2015/16 Wasa will not be manned due to maintenance.
Operating Period: From: November To: January

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Araon
Country of Registry: Korea
Number of Voyages: 0
Maximum Passengers: 2
Remarks: Two Swedish scientists will participate onboard the Korean icebreaking research vessel Araon with the Project "Ocean- and freshwater forcing of the West Antarctic ice shelves and their grounding zones: Using new technology to address a global challenge". The Project is a part of the Korean program "KOPRI Amundsen Cruise". Sweden have given permission to the activity and stay in Antarctica from December 17 2015 throughout Februari 2016.

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
Area Protection and Management Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management
No new information have been provided during the reported period.
Aircrat Report
General Report