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Party: Ukraine
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: First Joint Ukrainian-Turkish Antarctic Expedition (April 2 - 14, 2016)
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Organisation: Turkish Marine Research Foundation, Instanbul University
Name: Bayram ,  Öztürk
Job Title or Position: Prof. Director of TMRF
Phone: +902164240772
Email: ozturkb@instanbul.edu.tr
Details/Description: Marine biological and geophysical research in the area of Argentine Islands Archipelago
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Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Monitoring Research
Discipline: Hydrometeorology
Principal Investigator: Dr. Denis Pishniak, National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine
Main Activity/ Remarks: Hydrometeorological observations within the framework of the World Meteorological Organization program, glaciological and oceanographic measurements. The data are trasferred to WMO, BAS, IAEA.
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: Monitoring Research
Discipline: Geological and Geophysical research
Principal Investigator: Dr. Oleskandr Lyashchuk, Research and Test Center of Special Control of the State Space Agency of Ukraine
Main Activity/ Remarks: Monitoring of hazardous geodynamic phenomena in the region of the Antarctic Peninsula: Regime seismic and infrasound monitoring and in-line data processing. Registering of radon concentration variations.
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Project Name/Number: Monitoring Research
Discipline: Geological and geophysical research
Principal Investigator: Dr. Volodymyr Bakhmutov, S.I. Subbotin Institute of Geophysics, NAS of Ukraine
Main Activity/ Remarks: Ensuring the functioning of the magnetic observatory AIA "Argentine Islands" and magnetic observations in the area of Vernadsky station. Daily transfer of magnetic data into the INTERMAGNET worldwide network and the International geomagnetic indices service
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Project Name/Number: Monitoring Research
Discipline: Geospace research
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yuryi Yampolsky, Institute of Radio Astronomy, NAS of Ukraine
Main Activity/ Remarks: Research of electromagnetic occurrences of geospatial and weather disturbances in Antarctica.
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Project Name/Number: Monitoring Research
Discipline: Biology
Principal Investigator: Prof. Valery Polishchuk, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Main Activity/ Remarks: Study of terrestrial ecosystems of the Argentine Islands archipelago taking invertebrate animals and vascular plants as an example. Collections of mosses, soil substrate, lichens for the subsequent allocation of invertebrates of Argentine Islands area, as well as marine fouling are obtained. The continuation of a long-term monitoring of density and phenological characteristics of the major chord animals (mammals and birds).
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Project Name/Number: Pinnipedia & Cetacea
Discipline: Biological Research
Principal Investigator: Dr. Ihor Dykyi, Lviv Ivan Franko National University
Main Activity/ Remarks: Pinnipeds and cetaceans in coastal waters of the Graham Land west coast (species composition, abundance, population structure, morphological characteristics). A fundamentally new systematized database on abundance, population structure and some morphological characteristics of marine mammal in coastal waters of the Graham Land west coast, as well as daily and seasonal migrations of marine theriofauna in Argentine archipelago is obtained.
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Project Name/Number: Screening of fauna samples
Discipline: Biology
Principal Investigator: Dr. Oleksiy Savchuk, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Main Activity/ Remarks: Screening of potential objects (Antarctic fauna samples – sea invertebrates) for drugs of proteins and peptides for pharmaceutical use.
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Operating Period: From:  06 Apr 2015   To:  06 Apr 2016
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Station Report
Vessels Report
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
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