ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: United Kingdom
2014/2015 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: See URL
Link (URL): https://www.bas.ac.uk/science/our-research/our-strategy/
Additional Information:  
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:  
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

Name: Blaiklock Island
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Blaiklock Island   Lat: 67°33´S   Long: 67°04´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On beach on west coast of Blaiklock Island, Bigourdan Fjord; established March 1957. Food and fuel. Used intermittently by BAS field parties from Rothera Research Station. Considered to be part of Horseshoe Island base and designated along with Horseshoe as Historic Site and Monument No. 63 at the XIX ATCM in March 1995. Last visited by BAS personnel in 1999.
Name: Cummings
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cummings Cove   Lat: 60°43´25´´S   Long: 45°40´00´´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: Basic medical facilities.
Remarks / Description: At Cummings Cove, Signy Island. Close proximity to Signy Research Station. Scientific field hut visited regularly by BAS personnel from Signy Station. Food and fuel. Basic medical facilities.
Name: Foca
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Foca Cove   Lat: 60°41´45´´S   Long: 45°38´39´´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: First aid facilities at hut.
Remarks / Description: At Foca Cove, Signy Island. Close proximity to Signy Research Station on opposite side of the island. Scientific field hut visited regularly by BAS personnel from Signy Station. Food and fuel.
Name: Gourlay
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Gourlay Point   Lat: 60°43´56´´S   Long: 45°34´53´´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: First aid facilities at hut
Remarks / Description: On Gourlay Peninsula overlooking Rock Haven, Signy Island. Close proximity to Signy Research Station, 3 km overland. Scientific field hut visited regularly by BAS personnel from Signy Station. Food and fuel at hut. A new hut was built at this location in March 2007, and the old hut demolished and removed

Name: Lagoon Island
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Lagoon Island   Lat: 67°35´40´´S   Long: 68°14´10´´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: Basic medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On small rocky beach on Lagoon Island, part of the Anchorage Islands; established November 1989. Food and fuel. Used regularly by field parties from Rothera Research Station.
Name: Rasmussen Peninsula
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Rasmussen Peninsula   Lat: 68°53´S   Long: 67°13´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: At 9 m above sea level, attached to mainland east of the Argentine Islands; established March 1984. Last inspected by BAS personnel in March 1991. Hut now used regularly by scientists and support staff from the Ukrainian Antarctic research programme operating from Vernadsky.
Name: Station C - Cape Geddes
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Cape Geddes   Lat: 60º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 44º 34´ 00´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities on site
Remarks / Description: On north coast of Laurie Island; established January 1946 and evacuated in March 1947. Occasionally used by other national operators as a field refuge. A demolition feasibility study was undertaken at Cape Geddes in March 2007. The study concluded that the site is environmentally sensitive and that demolition could not be undertaken during the austral summer without resulting in greater environmental impact than leaving it in situ.
Name: Waterpipe
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Waterpipe Beach   Lat: 60°42´00´´S   Long: 45°36´30´´W  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: First aid facilities at the hut
Remarks / Description: Situated on a rocky outcrop by Waterpipe Beach. Installed in 1999/2000 as a refuge hut and visited regularly by BAS personnel from Signy Station. Food and fuel at hut.

Name: Damoy
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Dorian Bay   Lat: 64°49´S   Long: 63°30´W  
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: At Dorian Bay on west coast of Wiencke Island; established November 1975. No fuel. Hut in good order. Visited by BAS personnel in March 2005 when a leaking fuel drum removed, and again in the 2007/08 austral summer when other hazardous materials were removed. The site was designated HSM 84 by Measure 14 (2009). The site is now managed by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Name: Detaille island
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Detaille Island   Lat: 66º 52´ 00´´ S   Long: 66º 48´ 00´´ W  
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On small rocky island at entrance to Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast; established February 1956. The hut is habitable. Visited by BAS personnel in March 1997 when the hut was cleaned up and hazardous waste removed. A survey of the site was undertaken as part of a wider heritage survey during the 2006/07 austral summer. The site was designated HSM 83 by Measure 14 (2009). The site is managed by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Name: Horseshoe Island
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Sally Cove   Lat: 67°48´S   Long: 67°17´W  
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: In Sally Cove on north west coast of Horseshoe Island; established 11 March 1955. Food and fuel. Used regularly by field parties from Rothera Research Station and occasionally by other national operators. Designated as Historic Site and Monument No 63 at the XIX ATCM in March 1995. A programme of renovation was carried out during March 1997. A survey of the site was undertaken as part of a wider heritage survey during the 2006/07 austral summer. Asbestos sampling was carried out during the 2011/12 austral summer.
Name: Port Lockroy
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Goudier Island   Lat: 64º 49´ 30´´ S   Long: 63º 29´ 36´´ W  
Medical Facilities: Basic first aid medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On Goudier Island, a small rocky island in a sheltered harbour on the west coast of Wiencke Island; established February 1944. Designated as Historic Site and Monument No 61 at the XIX ATCM in 1995. Base repaired and cleaned up by five-man team in February 1996. Since then the station has been opened for visitors and further work carried out during each summer season. The British Antarctic Survey has undertaken the conservation work with the guidance of the United Kingdom Heritage Trust and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The operation of Port Lockroy was handed over to the UK Antarctic Heritage in July 2006.

Name: Stonington Island
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Stonington Island   Lat: 68º 11´ 00´´ S   Long: 67º 00´ 00´´ W  
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On small rocky island, Falličres Coast; established February 1946. Buildings watertight and in reasonable condition. Clean-up by two-man team in February 1992 with removal of fuel, hazardous wastes and empty drums. Designated as Historic Site and Monument No 64 at the XIX ATCM in March 1995. Emergency repair work undertaken by two-man team during January 2003. A survey of the site was undertaken as part of a wider heritage survey during the 2006/07 austral summer. Asbestos sampling was carried out during the 2011/12 austral summer.
Name: Wordie House
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Stella Creek   Lat: 65°15´S   Long: 64°16´W  
Medical Facilities: No medical facilities
Remarks / Description: On opposite side of Stella Creek to Ukrainian Vernadsky Research Station. Established in 1947 on the site of the 1937/38 British Graham Land Expedition hut. In view of close proximity (0.75 km) to Vernadsky station it is not regarded as an emergency refuge and so does not hold food and fuel stock. Designated as Historic Site and Monument No 62 at the XIX ATCM in 1995. A survey of the site was undertaken as part of a wider heritage survey during the 2006/07 austral summer. Jointly managed by UK/Ukraine

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: RRS Ernest Shackleton
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages: 35
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
22 Jun 2014 Liverpool 26 Jun 2014 Montrose
29 Jun 2014 Montrose 30 Jun 2014 Dundee
03 Aug 2014 Dundee 04 Aug 2014 Immingham
06 Aug 2014 Immingham 10 Aug 2014 Southampton
14 Aug 2014 Southampton 27 Aug 2014 Plymouth
27 Aug 2014 Plymouth 18 Sep 2014 Falmouth
18 Sep 2014 Falmouth 28 Sep 2014 Portland
30 Sep 2014 Portland 03 Oct 2014 Frederikshavn
21 Oct 2014 Frederikshavn 23 Oct 2014 Grimsby
30 Oct 2014 Grimsby 01 Nov 2014 Portsmouth
03 Nov 2014 Portsmouth 10 Nov 2014 Madeira
10 Nov 2014 Madeira 03 Dec 2014 Cape Town SA
07 Dec 2014 Cape Town SA 28 Dec 2014 Halley
03 Jan 2015 Halley 15 Jan 2015 Signy
16 Jan 2015 Signy 19 Jan 2015 Stanley
24 Jan 2015 Stanley 28 Jan 2015 KEP (SG)
28 Jan 2015 KEP (SG) 10 Feb 2015 KEP (SG)
10 Feb 2015 KEP (SG) 11 Feb 2015 Bird Island
12 Feb 2015 KEP (SG) 15 Feb 2015 Stanley
12 Feb 2015 Bird Island 12 Feb 2015 KEP (SG)
24 Feb 2015 Stanley 14 Mar 2015 South Orkney Islands
14 Mar 2015 South Orkney Islands 14 Mar 2015 Signy
17 Mar 2015 Signy 21 Mar 2015 Stanley
23 Mar 2015 Stanley 29 Mar 2015 Rothera
02 Apr 2015 Rothera 07 Apr 2015 Stanley
10 Apr 2015 Stanley 13 Apr 2015 Bird Island
15 Apr 2015 Bird Island 16 Apr 2015 KEP (SG)
19 Apr 2015 KEP (SG) 21 Apr 2015 Stanley
23 Apr 2015 Stanley 20 May 2015 Immingham
23 May 2015 Grimsby 25 May 2015 Frederikshavn
30 May 2015 Frederikshavn 03 Jun 2015 Portland
08 Jun 2015 Portland 20 Jun 2015 Falmouth
21 Jun 2015 Falmouth 26 Jun 2015 Falmouth
29 Jun 2015 Falmouth 20 Jul 2015 Fowey
20 Jul 2015 Fowey 08 Aug 2015 Fowey
Name: RRS James Clark Ross
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages: 23
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
06 Jun 2014 St Johns, Canada 22 Jul 2014 Immingham
26 Jul 2014 Immingham 28 Jul 2014 Frederikshavn
03 Sep 2014 Frederikshavn 06 Sep 2014 Frederikshavn
06 Sep 2014 Frederikshavn 11 Sep 2014 Immingham
22 Sep 2014 Immingham 23 Sep 2014 Portsmouth
24 Sep 2014 Portsmouth 02 Oct 2014 Azores
02 Oct 2014 Azores 03 Nov 2014 Stanley
05 Nov 2014 Stanley 07 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas
14 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas 18 Nov 2014 Signy
24 Nov 2014 Signy 27 Nov 2014 Bird Island
29 Nov 2014 Bird Island 30 Nov 2014 KEP (SG)
02 Dec 2014 KEP (SG) 17 Dec 2014 Stanley
22 Dec 2014 Stanley 27 Dec 2014 Rothera
31 Dec 2014 Rothera 07 Jan 2015 Rothera
10 Jan 2015 Rothera 11 Jan 2015 Vernadsky
11 Jan 2015 Vernadsky 20 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas
30 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas 27 Feb 2015 Rothera
27 Feb 2015 Rothera 04 Mar 2015 Punta Arenas
09 Mar 2015 Punta Arenas 14 Mar 2015 South Orkney Islands
14 Mar 2015 South Orkney Islands 14 Apr 2015 Stanley
19 Apr 2015 Stanley 22 May 2015 Stanley
25 May 2015 Stanley 17 Jun 2015 Grimsby
23 Jun 2015 Grimsby 25 Jun 2015 Frederikshavn

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: DHC-7 de Havilland Dash 7 aircraft
Category:
Number Of Flights: 50
Period From: 05/10/2014
Period To: 17/02/2015
Remarks:
Departure Date Route Purpose
05 Oct 2014 North Bay to Punta Arenas Logistics
12 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
16 Oct 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
17 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
20 Oct 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
21 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
24 Oct 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
26 Oct 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
27 Oct 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
28 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
30 Oct 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
31 Oct 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
01 Nov 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
02 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
03 Nov 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
04 Nov 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
05 Nov 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
07 Nov 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
10 Nov 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
12 Nov 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
14 Nov 2014 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
15 Nov 2014 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
15 Nov 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
16 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
17 Nov 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
18 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
25 Nov 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
28 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
20 Dec 2014 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
21 Dec 2014 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
08 Jan 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
09 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
18 Jan 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
19 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas to Falkland Islands Logistics
19 Jan 2015 Falkland Islands to Punta Arenas Logistics
20 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
25 Jan 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
27 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
31 Jan 2015 Rothera to Falkland Islands Logistics
01 Feb 2015 Falkland Islands to Rothera Logistics
05 Feb 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
07 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
10 Feb 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
11 Feb 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
11 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
13 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
13 Feb 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
15 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas to Rothera Logistics
17 Feb 2015 Rothera to Punta Arenas Logistics
17 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas to North Bay Logistics

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Golden Fleece Expeditions
Contact Address: Beaver Island, Falkland Islands
Email Address: golden.fleece@horizon.co.fk
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Hans Hansson
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 4
Maximum Passengers: 12
Remarks: Recreational boat-based tourism for the purposes of sightseeing & observing wildlife from 09/02/2015 to 02/03/2015.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Golden Fleece Expeditions
Contact Address: Beaver Island, Falkland Islands
Email Address: golden.fleece@horizon.co.fk
Website Address:
Name of Vessel: Golden Fleece
Country of Registry: United Kingdom
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 8
Maximum Passengers: 6
Remarks: Leisure cruise and skiing on the Antarctic Peninsula West Coast from the 18/02/15 to 18/03/15.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Michael Van Bregt
Contact Address: Disa Marine LTD/28 Irish Town/Gibraltar
Email Address: captain@sypumula.com
Website Address: http://www.royalhuisman.com/en/yacht1457.html
Name of Vessel: SY Pumula
Country of Registry: Cayman Islands
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 5
Maximum Passengers: 5
Remarks: Pumula Antarctic Cruise – sailing cruise to the Peninsula from 10/01/15 to 30/01/15.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader

Operator:
Name: Michel Personnic
Contact Address: Lincoln Marine – 17 Rue Quentin Bauchart – 75008 Paris - France
Email Address: captain@sy-drumbeat.com
Website Address: www.sy-drumbeat.com
Name of Vessel: SY Drumbeat
Country of Registry: Cayman Islands
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 10
Maximum Passengers: 8
Remarks: Sailing cruise to the South Shetland Islands and the West coast of the Peninsula
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
26 Jan 2015 Ushuaia 05 Feb 2015 Ushuaia

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date29/01/2015
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors10
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Baily Head Latitude: 62º 58´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date30/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors10
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Errera Channel Latitude: 64°43´S Longitude: 62°36´W
Visit Date31/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors19
ActivitiesShip Cruise
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 50´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date31/01/2015
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors18
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Neumayer Channel Latitude: 64º 47´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 30´ 00´´ W
Visit Date31/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors19
ActivitiesShip Cruise
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date31/01/2015
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors19
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Port Charcot Latitude: 65º 04´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date01/02/2015
This visit includes landingYes  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing

Operator:
Name: Pelagic Expeditions Ltd
Contact Address: 44 Rottingdean Road, Camps Bay 8005, South Africa
Email Address: skipnovak@pelagic.co.uk
Website Address: http://www.pelagic.co.uk
Name of Vessel: Pelagic Australis
Country of Registry: Virgin Islands
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 10
Maximum Passengers: 11
Remarks: Three tourist cruises around the Antarctic Peninsula, Shetland Islands and Antarctic Circle from 03/12/14 to 20/02/15.
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
01 Dec 2014 Puerto Williams 22 Feb 2015 Puerto Williams

Visited Sites:  View in Google Earth Map
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date15/11/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Pendulum Cove Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 36´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date06/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64°32´S Longitude: 62°00´W
Visit Date07/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64°32´S Longitude: 62°00´W
Visit Date08/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date09/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date10/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date10/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date10/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date11/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date11/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date11/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date11/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date12/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Hidden Bay Latitude: 65°03´S Longitude: 63°47´W
Visit Date12/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Security Bay Latitude: 64°51´S Longitude: 63°37´W
Visit Date12/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Security Bay Latitude: 64°51´S Longitude: 63°37´W
Visit Date12/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Guyou Islands Latitude: 65°04´S Longitude: 63°25´W
Visit Date13/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Wauwemans Islands Latitude: 64º 55´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 53´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Wauwermans Islands Latitude: 64º 55´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 53´ 00´´ W
Visit Date15/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date16/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Melchior Islands Latitude: 64°19´S Longitude: 62°57´W
Visit Date17/12/2014
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesAnchoring Only
Duration of landing
Site Name: Whalers Bay Latitude: 62º 59´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 34´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors10
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Pendulum Cove Latitude: 62º 56´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 36´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Mikkelsen Harbor Latitude: 63º 54´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 47´ 00´´ W
Visit Date09/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Chutney Cove Latitude: 64º 03´ 00´´ S Longitude: 60º 58´ 00´´ W
Visit Date10/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesAnchoring Only
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64°32´S Longitude: 62°00´W
Visit Date11/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesAnchoring Only
Duration of landing
Site Name: Enterprise Island Latitude: 64°32´S Longitude: 62°00´W
Visit Date12/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesKayaking, Small Boat Cruising, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date13/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors7
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Cuverville Island Latitude: 64º 41´ 00´´ S Longitude: 62º 38´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors7
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date14/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesAnchoring Only
Duration of landing
Site Name: Boutan Rocks Latitude: 64°55´S Longitude: 63°10´W
Visit Date15/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors11
ActivitiesKayaking, Small Boat Cruising, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lautaro Island Latitude: 64°49´S Longitude: 63°06´W
Visit Date15/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Wiencke Island/Dorian Bay, Damoy Point Latitude: 64º 49´ 00´´ S Longitude: 63º 32´ 00´´ W
Visit Date16/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors9
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date17/01/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors10
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Four Roman Promontory Latitude: 68º 13´ 00´´ S Longitude: 66º 57´ 00´´ W
Visit Date07/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors6
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lystad Bay Latitude: 67°51´S Longitude: 67°17´W
Visit Date08/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesAnchoring Only
Duration of landing
Site Name: Stonington Island Latitude: 68º 11´ 00´´ S Longitude: 67º 00´ 00´´ W
Visit Date08/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors6
ActivitiesSmall Boat Cruising, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Lystad Bay Latitude: 67°51´S Longitude: 67°17´W
Visit Date09/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors6
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Rothera Station Latitude: 67º 34´ 03´´ S Longitude: 68º 07´ 47´´ W
Visit Date10/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors8
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing, Station Visit
Duration of landing
Site Name: Argentine Islands/ Wordie Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 16´ 00´´ W
Visit Date12/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors2
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Argentine Islands/ Wordie Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 16´ 00´´ W
Visit Date13/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors6
ActivitiesExtended Walk, Kayaking, Small Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date14/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors7
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Yalour Islands Latitude: 65º 15´ 00´´ S Longitude: 64º 10´ 00´´ W
Visit Date14/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors6
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing
Site Name: Goudier Island Latitude: 64º 49´ 30´´ S Longitude: 63º 29´ 36´´ W
Visit Date15/02/2015
This visit includes landingNo  Number of visitors3
ActivitiesSmall Boat Landing
Duration of landing

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
Expedition Name: Arctic Trucks 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Massey Ferguson Tractor
Activities: Flight service, vehicle servicing and assistance to other expedition, review of AT equipment
Number of Participants: 9
Date begin: 01 Nov 2014
Date end: 31 Jan 2015
Number of personnel: 9
Operator:
Name: Arctic Trucks UK Ltd
Contact Address: 37 Ixworth Place, London, SWE 3QH
Email Address: emil@arctictrucks.com
Website Address: http://www.arctic-trucks.co.uk/
Remarks: An expedition to the South Pole in which a specially adapted Massey Ferguson Tractor will drive from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole accompanied by vehicle support. In co-operation with TAC/ALCI, Arctic Trucks is running a service workshop at Novo airbase, servicing vehicles owned by ALCI, Arctic Trucks, KNGS (Kazakhstan) and MATRI station (NCAOR). This season a service was made to an Arctic Trucks made vehicle located at Aboa. Two Arctic Trucks mechanics contracted by TAC/ALCI did various service work and one was in a team of 4 people from TAC servicing flights going through FD83
Location of Activities
Neumayer Station
Ross Ice Shelf - Bay of Whales
Union Glacier
14 Nov 2014 Fuel Dump 83
14 Nov 2014 Novo Airbase
Routes:
Expedition Name: Penguin monitoring in the Southern Ocean - Tom Hart 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Boat
Activities: Science Support
Number of Participants: 7
Date begin: 10 Nov 2014
Date end: 01 Feb 2015
Number of personnel: 7
Operator:
Name: Thomas Hart
Contact Address: Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS
Email Address: tom.hart@zoo.ox.ac.uk
Website Address: https://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/
Remarks: Using tour ships to move around the Antarctic Peninsula area. Monitoring penguins using generic monitoring techniques and time-lapse cameras to record the timing and success of breeding.
Location of Activities
Anvers Island
Brabant Island
Deception Island
Elephant Island
Half Moon Island
Margueritte Bay
Routes:

Expedition Name: UKAHT 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: Vessel Support
Activities:
Number of Participants: 11
Date begin: 10 Nov 2014
Date end: 15 Mar 2015
Number of personnel: 11
Operator:
Name: Camilla Nichol
Contact Address: UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ET
Email Address: camilla@ukaht.org
Website Address: www.ukaht.org
Remarks: Opening, closing and running Port Lockroy, Scientific support work of a penguin colony
Location of Activities
Antarctic Peninsula Huts (Demoy Hut and Port Lockroy)
Goudier Island
Port Lockroy
Routes:
Expedition Name: White Desert 
Method of transportation to/within/from Antarctica: DC3 Basler Turbo BT 67
Activities: Aircraft Flight, Camping, Climbing, Extended Walk, Station Visit
Number of Participants: 10
Date begin: 04 Nov 2014
Date end: 05 Feb 2015
Number of personnel: 10
Operator:
Name: White Desert
Contact Address:
Email Address: patrick@white-desert.com
Website Address: http://www.white-desert.com
Remarks: To conduct Antarctic Tourism in Dronning Maud Land and South Pole, Antarctica from 04/11/14 to 05/02/15.
Location of Activities
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
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 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
Environmental Information - Conservation of Fauna and Flora
Permit Number: S7-17/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  15 Oct 2013   Date end:  30 Apr 2014
Species: Adelie penguin Chinstrap penguin Gentoo penguin Antarctic fur seal Southern elephant seal Blue-eyed
Location:
Site Name: Signy Island   Lat: 60°43´S   Long: 45°38´W  
Action: Harmful interference
Harmful Interference: Disturbance to birds and seals by persons on foot
Amount:
Purpose: Undertake studies of marine mammal and bird population sizes, breeding success, diet, condition and at-sea foraging behavior at Signy Island, South Orkney Islands
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: WORK WAS CARRIED OUT AS PART OF THE SIGNY ISLAND CCAMLR LONG TERM PENGUIN MONITORING PROGRAMME, CONSISTING OF CCAMLR CEMP STANDARD METHODS. THIS INVOLVED WEIGHING, CARRYING OUT PAIR, CLUTCH AND CHICK COUNTS AND DIET SAMPLING NUMBERS OF 3 PENGUIN SPP. (PYG
Event or Project Name/Number: Ecosystems MD
Permit Number: S8-27/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Nov 2014   Date end:  31 Oct 2015
Species: bacteria
Location:
Site Name: Halley   Lat:    Long:   
Action: Introduction of new species
Amount:
Sex:
Age:
Purpose: Sewage treatment plant starter culture
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:
Permit Number: S8-26/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Nov 2014   Date end:  31 Oct 2015
Species: bacteria
Location:
Site Name: Rothera Station   Lat: 67º 34´ 03´´ S   Long: 68º 07´ 47´´ W  
Action: Introduction of new species
Amount:
Sex:
Age:
Purpose: Sewage treatment plant starter culture
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:

Permit Number: S7-35/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  10 Nov 2014   Date end:  25 Nov 2014
Species: Benthic marine invertebrates
Location:
Site Name: South Orkney Islands   Lat: 60°35´S   Long: 45°30´W  
Action: Taking
Taking:
Amount:
Purpose: To understand biological and biogeochemical linkages in the food web
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:
Permit Number: S7-18/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Oct 2014   Date end:  30 Sep 2015
Species: Benthic marine invertebrates
Location:
Site Name: Rothera Point   Lat: 67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Action: Taking
Taking:
Amount: 3650
Purpose: Undertake experiments to assess the physiological and genomic adaptations of Antarctic marine fauna at Rothera Point, Antarctic Peninsula
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: Ecosystems SM2
Permit Number: S7-22/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Dec 2014   Date end:  31 Jan 2015
Species: Bentic marine invertebrates
Location:
Site Name: Marguerite Bay   Lat: 68°30´S   Long: 68°30´W  
Action: Taking
Taking:
Amount: >250 kg
Purpose: Biodiversity assessment
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:

Permit Number: S7-24/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  15 Oct 2013   Date end:  31 Mar 2014
Species: Catharacta maccormicki
Location:
Site Name: Rothera Point   Lat: 67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Action: Harmful interference
Harmful Interference: Disturbance to birds and seals by persons on foot
Amount: 360
Purpose: Make biometric measurements of south polar skuas (Catharacta maccormicki) at Rothera Point and Anchorage Island, Marguerite Bay
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: Investigations into the effects of the nearby station on skua breeding success.
Event or Project Name/Number: EO-LTMS KH
Permit Number: S7-19/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  15 Oct 2014   Date end:  30 Apr 2015
Species: chinstrap penguins and blue-eyed shags
Location:
Site Name: Signy   Lat: 60°42´30´´S   Long: 45°35´42´´W  
Action: Taking
Taking: Capture
Amount: 51
Purpose: Retrieval of tracking devices
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:
Permit Number: S7-21-2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  05 Oct 2014   Date end:  31 Jan 2015
Species: Emperor Penguin
Location:
Site Name: Brunt Ice Shelf   Lat: 74°45´S   Long: 22°30´W  
Action: Taking
Taking:
Amount:
Purpose: Undertake sampling of emperor penguin tissue from dead adults, dead chicks and unviable eggs at Halley Bay, Brunt Ice Shelf
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: Collection of dead body parts, including tissue from chicks and eggshell fragments. Samples to be returned to the UK for stable isotope analysis to determine dietary trophic levels.
Event or Project Name/Number: Ecosystems PT

Permit Number: S7-20/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Oct 2014   Date end:  30 Sep 2015
Species: marine fouling communities
Location:
Site Name: Rothera Point   Lat: 67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Action: Taking
Taking: Kill
Amount:
Purpose: Experiments to assess the effects of temperature on the formation of fouling communities
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:
Permit Number: S7-36/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  15 Dec 2014   Date end:  31 Mar 2015
Species: planktonic species
Location:
Site Name: Marguerite Bay   Lat: 68°30´S   Long: 68°30´W  
Action: Taking
Taking:
Amount:
Purpose: Undertake net trawls to monitoring planktonic species distribution in waters around Marguerite Bay
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: Net and water samples were collected from waters to investigate the Antarctic food web
Event or Project Name/Number: Ecosystems SF
Permit Number: S7-33/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Jan 2015   Date end:  01 Mar 2015
Species: Pygoscelis antarctica
Location:
Site Name: Signy Island   Lat: 60°43´S   Long: 45°38´W  
Action: Harmful interference
Harmful Interference: Disturbance to birds and seals by persons on foot
Amount: 15
Purpose: Undertake penguin studies on and around the South Orkney Islands using satellite telemetry devices and diet assessment techniques
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks: Undertake penguin studies on and around the South Orkney Islands using satellite telemetry devices and diet assessment techniques to understand how Pygoscelid penguins make their living in Antarctica
Event or Project Name/Number: Ecosystems PT2

Permit Number: S7-37/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  15 Dec 2014   Date end:  31 Mar 2015
Species: ship fouling communities
Location:
Site Name: Rothera Point   Lat: 67°34´03´´S   Long: 68°07´47´´W  
Action: Harmful interference
Harmful Interference: Other activities of distubance to any species
Amount:
Purpose: Undertake experiments to assess the effect of elevated temperature on the formation of fowling communities at Rothera Point, Antarctic Peninsula
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number: EO-LTMS
Permit Number: S7-25/2014
Permit Period: Date begin:  01 Jan 2015   Date end:  15 Mar 2015
Species: vegation and microinvertebrates
Location:
Site Name: Antarctic Peninsula   Lat: 69°30´S   Long: 65°00´W  
Action: Taking
Taking: Plant Removal
Amount:
Purpose: Genetic evolution of species on the Antarctica Peninsula
Removal or Disposal: No
Remarks:
Event or Project Name/Number:

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)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  112    Name:  Coppermine Peninsula, Robert Island, South Shetland Islands  (More Details)
Permit Number: S9-29/2014
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2015   To:  15 Mar 2015
Purpose: Collections were made of mosses and invertebrates inhabiting mosses/algae for genetic research on the evolutionary history of Antarctic mosses and invertebrates.
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: S9-29-2014
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2015   To:  15 Mar 2015
Purpose: Collections were made of mosses and invertebrates inhabiting mosses/algae for genetic research on the evolutionary history of Antarctic mosses and invertebrates.
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number:
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  129    Name:  Rothera Point, Adelaide Island (More Details)
Permit Number: S679-18/2014
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2015   To:  15 Feb 2015
Purpose: Investigations in to the presence/absence of non-native speices
Summary of activities: General survey and sample collection.
Event or project name/number: EO-LTMS2
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  129    Name:  Rothera Point, Adelaide Island (More Details)
Permit Number: S9-28/2014
Number of people: Permitted to enter  5   That actually entered:  5
Permit Period: From:  15 Oct 2014   To:  30 Apr 2015
Purpose: Biometric measurements of south polar skuas (Catharacta maccormicki) Environmental monitoring and management activities
Summary of activities: Long-term monitoring of station impacts of the skua population on Rothera Point
Event or project name/number: EO-LTMS1

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: S9-29/2014
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2015   To:  31 Mar 2015
Purpose: Collections were made of mosses and invertebrates inhabiting mosses/algae for genetic research on the evolutionary history of Antarctic mosses and invertebrates.
Summary of activities: Sample collection
Event or project name/number: Ecosystems PC1

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