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Antarctic Treaty
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Party: United Kingdom
2009/2010 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Polar Science for Planet Earth
Planned Operating Period: From     To 
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: John Hall
Job Title or Position: Head of Operations and Logistics
Phone: +44 1223 221400
Email: jhal@bas.ac.uk
Details/Description:
Link (URL): http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/bas_research/our_research/current/index.php
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline:
Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Polar Science for Planet Earth
Discipline: Earth System Science
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Woolf, Dr John King, Professor Eugene Murphy, Dr Alistair Crame, Professor David Vaughan, Dr Michael Meredith
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL): http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/bas_research/our_research/current/index.php
Additional Information: Open file
Operating Period: From:    To: 
Areas of Operation

Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Halley
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Halley (1988)   Lat: 75°35´S   Long: 26°14´W  
Maximum Population: 76
Medical Facilities: Full surgery & year round doctor, 2 doctors in summer
Remarks / Description: Location of base is variable as ice shelf moves. Geospace, ozone and meteorological observatory, Clean air laboratory (CASLAB), skyway
Name: Rothera
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Rothera   Lat: 67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Maximum Population: 134
Medical Facilities: Full surgery & year round doctor, 2 doctors in summer
Remarks / Description: Scientific station with laboratories, wharf and airfield
Name: Fossil Bluff
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Fossil Bluff   Lat: 71°20´00´´S   Long: 68°16´40´´W  
Maximum Population: 4
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Forward logistics facility with skiway
Operating Period: From: October To: February
Name: Signy
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Signy   Lat: 60°42´30´´S   Long: 45°35´42´´W  
Maximum Population: 8
Medical Facilities: Medical room & advanced first aider
Remarks / Description: Terrestrial and freshwater biological laboratory
Operating Period: From: November To: March

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: RRS Ernest Shackleton
Country of Registry:
Number of Voyages: 13
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
31 Oct 2009 Immingham 01 Nov 2009 Portsmouth Logistics
24 Nov 2009 Portsmouth 14 Dec 2009 Cape Town, South Africa Logistics
18 Dec 2009 Cape Town, South Africa 30 Dec 2009 Halley Logistics
10 Jan 2010 Halley 25 Jan 2010 Cape Town, South Africa Logistics
28 Jan 2010 Cape Town, South Africa 01 Mar 2010 Halley Science - ES052 and ES053
05 Mar 2010 Halley 15 Mar 2010 Stanley Logistics
19 Mar 2010 Stanley 24 Mar 2010 Rothera Science - ES054 TBC
27 Mar 2010 Rothera 29 Mar 2010 Jubany Logistics
29 Mar 2010 Jubany 31 Mar 2010 Signy Logistics
01 Apr 2010 Signy 03 Apr 2010 King Edward Point, South Georgia Logistics
06 Apr 2010 King Edward Point, South Georgia 07 Apr 2010 Bird Island Logistics
07 Apr 2010 Bird Island 11 Apr 2010 Stanley Logistics
14 Apr 2010 Stanley 12 May 2010 Grimsby Logistics
Name: RRS James Clark Ross
Country of Registry:
Number of Voyages: 26
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
21 Sep 2009 Immingham 24 Oct 2009 Stanley Logistics
20 Oct 2009 Stanley 24 Oct 2009 Stanley Science JR227
27 Oct 2009 Stanley 30 Oct 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia Logistics
31 Oct 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia 01 Nov 2009 Bird Island, South Georgia Logistics
02 Nov 2009 Bird Island, South Georgia 03 Nov 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia Logistics
03 Nov 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia 06 Nov 2009 Signy Logistics
09 Nov 2009 Signy 12 Nov 2009 Stanley Logistics
18 Nov 2009 Stanley 25 Nov 2009 Port Lockroy Science - JR195 (NOCS), JR198 (POL)
25 Nov 2009 Port Lockroy 26 Nov 2009 Vernadsky Logistics and Science (JR198 ashore at Vernadsky)
26 Nov 2009 Vernadsky 27 Nov 2009 Rothera Logistics
29 Nov 2009 Rothera 11 Dec 2009 Rothera Science JR230
11 Dec 2009 Rothera 14 Dec 2009 Signy Logistics
14 Dec 2009 Signy 16 Dec 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia Logistics
17 Dec 2009 King Edward Point, South Georgia 17 Dec 2009 King Hakon Bay Logistics
17 Dec 2009 King Hakon Bay 31 Dec 2009 Stanley Science JR228
03 Jan 2010 Stanley 14 Jan 2010 Stanley Science Korean Cruise
18 Jan 2010 Stanley 25 Jan 2010 Stanley Science - JR206, JR248. Note ship returned to Stanley for medical emergency.
26 Jan 2010 Stanley 01 Mar 2010 Halley Science - JR206, JR248 continuation
01 Mar 2010 Halley 14 Mar 2010 Montevideo Science JR206
19 Mar 2010 Montevideo 23 Mar 2010 Stanley Science - JR238, JR235, JR236
23 Mar 2010 Stanley 22 Apr 2010 King Edward Point, South Georgia Science - JR238, JR235, JR236
20 Apr 2010 King Edward Point, South Georgia 21 Apr 2010 Bird Island, South Georgia Logistics
22 Apr 2010 Bird Island, South Georgia 26 Apr 2010 Stanley Logistics
29 Apr 2010 Stanley 22 May 2010 Vigo, Spain Logistics
25 May 2010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife 04 Jun 2010 Southampton Science - JR221
10 Jun 2010 Portland 28 Jul 2010 Portsmouth Dry Dock Science - JR219

Name: RRS James Cook
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 23
Maximum Passengers: 54
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
05 Dec 2009 Punta Arenas 21 Dec 2009 Punta Arenas Science - JC041
07 Jan 2010 Punta Arenas 21 Feb 2010 Montevideo Science - JC042

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: DHC-6 de Havilland Twin Otter wheel/ski aircraft
Category:
Period From: 15/10/2009
Period To: 01/04/2010
Remarks: Registration VP-FBL. Between North and South America and Rothera , plus operations within Antarctica
Type: DHC-6 de Havilland Twin Otter wheel/ski aircraft
Category:
Period From: 15/10/2009
Period To: 01/04/2010
Remarks: Registration VP-FBC. Between North and South America and Rothera , plus operations within Antarctica
Type: DHC-6 de Havilland Twin Otter wheel/ski aircraft
Category:
Period From: 15/10/2009
Period To: 01/04/2010
Remarks: Registration VP-FBB. Between North and South America and Rothera , plus operations within Antarctica

Type: DHC-6 de Havilland Twin Otter wheel/ski aircraft
Category:
Period From: 15/10/2009
Period To: 01/04/2010
Remarks: Registration VP-FAZ. Between North and South America and Rothera , plus operations within Antarctica
Type: DHC-7 de Havilland Dash 7 aircraft
Category:
Number Of Flights: 42
Period From: 15/10/2009
Period To: 01/04/2010
Remarks: Registration VP-FBQ. Flights go between Punta Arenas and Rothera, and the Falkland Islands and Rothera
Departure Date Route Purpose
17 Oct 2009 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
21 Oct 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
22 Oct 2009 Falklnads MPA to Rothera Logistics
23 Oct 2009 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
24 Oct 2009 Punta arenas to Rothera Logistics
26 Oct 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
28 Oct 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
29 Oct 2009 Falkland MPA to Rothera Logistics
30 Oct 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
31 Oct 2009 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
31 Oct 2009 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
02 Nov 2009 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
03 Nov 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
04 Nov 2009 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
06 Nov 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
10 Nov 2009 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
15 Nov 2009 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
16 Nov 2009 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
20 Nov 2009 Rothera to Halley Logistics
27 Nov 2009 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
04 Dec 2009 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
06 Dec 2009 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
17 Dec 2009 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
19 Dec 2009 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
25 Dec 2009 Halley to Rothera Logistics
08 Jan 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
09 Jan 2010 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
14 Jan 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
15 Jan 2010 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
17 Jan 2010 Rothera to Halley Logistics
24 Jan 2010 Halley to Rothera Logistics
28 Jan 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
29 Jan 2010 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
08 Feb 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
08 Feb 2010 Punta Arenas to Falklands MPA Logistics
15 Feb 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
16 Feb 2010 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
22 Feb 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
23 Feb 2010 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
08 Mar 2010 Rothera to Falklands MPA Logistics
09 Mar 2010 Falklands MPA to Rothera Logistics
10 Mar 2010 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: HMS Scott - Ocean Survey Vessel (OSV) and Ice Patrol Ship (Royal Navy) Dead weight 13500 tonnes. Up to 50 Officers and Crew including 1 Doctor.
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: Military equipment only. Sundry small arms.
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: HMS Scott has 2 unarmed 6.5m JETPAC RIBs onboard, these are used as rescue boats and logistical support for field operations for the British Antarctic Survey. HMS Scott does not carry any helicopters and has no capability to embark helicopters. HMS Scott is capable of conducting winch transfers only.
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: HMS Scott will operate for 1 work period South of 60° latitude between January - February 2010. Areas to be visited will include the Bransfield Strait and the South Shetland Islands. HMS Scott provides charting and hydrographic survey work and logistical support for BAS Science programmes, which this seasons will include reviews of ASPA's, Historical bases follow-up work and clean up operations of some base sites. This ship also undertakes visits to tourist areas as prioritised by the Hydrographic Commitee of Antarctic (HCA) and the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Jerome Poncet
Contact Address: BEAVER ISLAND, FALKLAND ISLANDS, FIQQ 1ZZ
Email Address: golden.fleece@horizon.co.fk
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Golden Fleece
Country of Registry: Falkland Islands
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 3
Maximum Passengers: 9
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
01 Jan 2010 Port Williams 22 Jan 2010 Puerto Williams
01 Feb 2010 Port Williams 23 Feb 2010 Puerto Williams

Operator:
Name: Pelagic Expeditions Ltd
Contact Address: 171 Main Street Road Town Tortola BVI
Email Address: skipnovak@pelagic.co.uk
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Pelagic Australis
Country of Registry: British Virgin Islands
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 3
Maximum Passengers: 12
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
05 Jan 2010 Puerto Williams, Chile 19 Jan 2010 Puerto Williams, Chile

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Drake Passage Latitude: 58°00´S Longitude: 65°00´W
Visit Date06/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Deception Island Latitude: 62°57´S Longitude: 60°38´W
Visit Date08/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Gerlache Strait Latitude: 64°30´S Longitude: 62°20´W
Visit Date09/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Gerlache Strait Latitude: 64°30´S Longitude: 62°20´W
Visit Date11/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activitieswildlife observation
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lemaire Channel Latitude: 65°05´S Longitude: 63°59´W
Visit Date12/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesCamping
Duration of landing
Site Name: Penola Strait Latitude: 65°11´S Longitude: 64°08´W
Visit Date12/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesCamping
Duration of landing
Site Name: Fish Islands Latitude: 66°01´S Longitude: 65°24´W
Visit Date14/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
Site Name: Yalour Islands Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 10´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lockroy, Port Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date15/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
ActivitiesStation Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date16/01/2010
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors
Activities
Duration of landing
03 Feb 2010 Puerto Williams. Chile 26 Feb 2010 Puerto Williams, Chile

Operator:
Name: Yacht Connections
Contact Address: Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7WU
Email Address: captain@dionesky.com
Website Address: n/a
Name of Vessel: Dione Sky
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 10
Maximum Passengers: 1
Remarks:
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
01 Jan 2010 Puerto Williams 27 Jan 2010 Puerto Williams

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: BBC "Frozen Planet" Krill bait ball/Orca expedition 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Vessel Golden Fleece
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 11 Feb 2010
Date end: 16 Feb 2010
Number of personnel: 5
Operator:
Name: Jerome Poncet
Contact Address: BEAVER ISLAND, FALKLAND ISLANDS, FIQQ 1ZZ
Email Address: golden.fleece@horizon.co.fk
Website Address:
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Lemaire Channel
Routes:
Expedition Name: Pelagic Expeditions Ltd 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Vessel Pelagic Australis
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 03 Feb 2010
Date end: 26 Feb 2010
Number of personnel: 12
Operator:
Name: Pelagic Expeditions Ltd
Contact Address: 171 Main Street Road Town Tortola BVI
Email Address: skipnovak@pelagic.co.uk
Website Address:
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Drake Passage
Routes:

Expedition Name: Penguin population monitoring in the Southern Ocean 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Various cruise vessels
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 18 Jan 2010
Date end: 22 Jan 2010
Number of personnel: 2
Operator:
Name:
Contact Address:
Email Address:
Website Address:
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Antarctic Peninsula
Routes:
Expedition Name: Port Lockroy Management 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Various cruise vessels/and or flights
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 02 Nov 2009
Date end: 29 Mar 2010
Number of personnel: 7
Operator:
Name: UKAHT
Contact Address: c/o Kingcoed Farm Usk NP15 1DS
Email Address: tudor@ukaht.org
Website Address: www.ukaht.org
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Lockroy, Port
Routes:

Expedition Name: Robert Swan/2041 Ltd 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Vessel MV Clipper Adventurer
Activities:
Number of Participants:
Date begin: 18 Nov 2009
Date end: 30 Nov 2009
Number of personnel: 0
Operator:
Name: Robert Swan/2041 Ltd
Contact Address: 47 Wood Wharf, Horseferry Place, Greenwich, SE10 9BB, United Kingdom
Email Address: robert@robertswan.org annek@2041.com
Website Address: www.2041.com
Remarks:
Location of Activities
Drake Passage
Routes:

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 Information - Contingency Plans
Title: Joint BAS/USAP Oil Spill Exercise
Scope/coverage of the plan: A sucessful joint BAS/USAP oil spill exercise was undertaken when the US vessel LM Gould visited Rothera in February 2010
Objective: Testing of Joint oil spill response procedures
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod  Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone:
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
Title: Oil Spill Contingency Plan: Halley V research Station
Scope/coverage of the plan: All oil contingency plans are tested twice a year during oil spill exercises, once during summer, and once during winter
Objective:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: zoscp.pdf
Title: Oil Spill Contingency Plan: Rothera research Station
Scope/coverage of the plan: All oil contingency plans are tested twice a year during oil spill exercises, once during summer, and once during winter
Objective:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: roscp.pdf

Title: Oil Spill Contingency Plan: Signy research Station
Scope/coverage of the plan: All oil contingency plans are tested twice a year during oil spill exercises, once during summer, and once during winter
Objective:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: hoscp.pdf
Title: Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan: RRS Ernest Shackleton
Scope/coverage of the plan: The Plan complies fully with ISM requirements, and is approved and endorsed by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency. All Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans are tested every period of duty on board the vessel during a full oil spill response exercise. The Manual Identification, Distribution and Control information, and the contents page from the plan are available here, and more details can be obtained from Rod Downie.
Objective:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: ES - SOPEP.doc
Title: Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan: RRS James Clark Ross
Scope/coverage of the plan: The Plan complies fully with ISM requirements, and is approved and endorsed by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency. All Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plans are tested every period of duty on board the vessel during a full oil spill response exercise. The Manual Identification, Distribution and Control information, and the contents page from the plan are available here, and more details can be obtained from Rod Downie.
Objective:
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: ~$R-SOPEP.doc

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
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Monitoring and follow-up Activities)
Name of Activity: Eradiation of suspected non-native species at Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island
Location:
Site Name: Deception Island   62°57´S   Long: 60°38´W  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title
Name of Activity: Heavy metals and hydrocarbons in soil around Fossil Bluff station, Alexander Island.
Location:
Site Name: Fossil Bluff   71°20´00´´S   Long: 68°16´40´´W  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title
Name of Activity: Heavy metals and hydrocarbons in soil around Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island.
Location:
Site Name: Deception Island   62°57´S   Long: 60°38´W  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title

Name of Activity: Long term impacts of Port Lockroy and associated tourism on breeding gentoo penguin populations
Location:
Site Name: Lockroy, Port   64º 49´ 00´´ S   Long: 63º 30´ 00´´ W  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title
Name of Activity: Long term impacts of Rothera Research Station and runway on breeding south polar skua populations
Location:
Site Name: Rothera   67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title
Name of Activity: Ongoing emissions calculated from fuel use – all stations
Location:
Site Name: British Antarctic Territory   90°00´S   Long: 00°0´E  
Procedures put in Place: Not applicable
Information Obtained:
Actions Taken:
Related EIA:
Year 0   Title

Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Environmental Information - Conservation of Fauna and Flora
Permit Number: S7-1/2009
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Oct 2009   Date end:  30 Apr 2010
Species: Adelie, Chinstrap, Gentoo , Cape Petrel, Snow Petrel
Location:
Site Name: Signy   Lat: 60°42´30´´S   Long: 45°35´42´´W  
Action: Taking
Taking: Handle
Amount: A (1000), C (1000) , G (1000), CP (23) SP (21)
Purpose: CEMP study site
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: In Support of CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring
Event or Project Name/Number: CCAMLR Ecosystem Monitoring
Permit Number: S7-03/2009
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Nov 2009   Date end:  15 Feb 2010
Species: Cape Petrels and Snow Petrels
Location:
Site Name: Signy Island   Lat: 60°43´S   Long: 45°38´W  
Action: Taking
Taking: Handle
Amount: CP (40), SP (30)
Purpose: undertake tracking, using geolocators and GPS devices, and blood and feather sampling of cape petrels and snow petrels
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: Biometric measurements, blood samples and ringing

Waste Management Plans Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Waste Management (Waste Management Plans)
Title: BAS Waste Management - Rothera
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Rothera
Objective:
Implementation Report: All waste from BAS operations, other than sewage and food waste is routinely removed from Antarctica for safe disposal. BAS has also installed a biological treatment system at Rothera Research Station for the treatment of sewage.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: Rothera_09_10.xls
Title: BAS Waste Management Handbook
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Rothera, Halley, Signy & Field Parties
Objective:
Implementation Report: All waste from BAS operations, other than sewage and food waste, is routinely removed from Antarctica for safe disposal. BAS has also installed a biological treatment system at Rothera Research Station for the treatment of sewage.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: Waste Management Handbook Ed.4 (Rev 4).pdf
Title: BAS Waste Management - Signy
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Signy
Objective:
Implementation Report: All waste from BAS operations, other than sewage and food waste is routinely removed from Antarctica for safe disposal.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: Signy_09_10.xls

Title: BAS Waste Management - Halley
Fixed Site/Field Camp/Ship: Halley
Objective:
Implementation Report: All waste from BAS operations, other than sewage and food waste is routinely removed from Antarctica for safe disposal.
Contact Point:
Organisation:
Name: Rod Downie
Job Title or Position: Environmental Manager
Phone: +44 1223 221248
Email: rhd@bas.ac.uk
File: Halley_09_10.xls

Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Environmental Information - Waste Disposal and Management (Inventory of Past Activities)
Activity Type: Fuel depot
Location:
Site Name: New Ronne Depot   Lat77º 10´ 49´´ S   Long52º 09´ 53´´ W  
Description of Activity: Waste removal and transfer of new fuel stocks into depot
Period of Activity: Date begin:  01 Oct 2007   Date end:  31 Mar 2008
Remaining Equipment or Facilities:

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)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: S9-03/2009
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2010   To:  01 Feb 2010
Purpose: Management Plan review
Summary of activities: site visit and review
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  129    Name:  Rothera Point, Adelaide Island (More Details)
Permit Number: s7-2/2009
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  01 Oct 2009   To:  01 Oct 2010
Purpose: Routine environmental monitoring inc. skua observations.
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number:
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2010   To:  31 Jan 2010
Purpose: Review of ASPA 140 and survey for alien terrestrial species
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:

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.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report