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Party: United States
2014/2015 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Amundsen-Scott (South Pole)
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station   Lat: 89°59´51´´S   Long: 139°16´22´´E  
Maximum Population: 174
Medical Facilities: One civilian doctor and one Physician Assistant are on-station at South Pole year round. There is limited x-ray and medical lab capability on station. Telemedicine capabilities are available with specialist consultation services through the Remote Medical International, hours subject to satellite availability.
Remarks / Description: The new elevated Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station was dedicated in January 2008.
Name: McMurdo
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: McMurdo   Lat: 77°50´52´´S   Long: 166°40´59´´E  
Maximum Population: 1047
Medical Facilities: During the winter-over period there is a four-bed medical and dental facility with 1 doctor, 1 Physician Assistant, and a Physical Therapist. These personnel are augmented with up to 12 Emergency Medical Technicians assigned to the Fire Department. During the summer this facility is staffed with 2 civilian Physicians, 1 Air Force Flight Surgeon, 1 Air Force Flight Nurse, 1 Air Force Flight Medic, 1 Physicians’ Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, 1 Dentist, 1 Radiographic Technician, 1 Laboratory
Remarks / Description: US research station at Hut Point Peninsula, Ross Island, McMurdo Sound, Ross Sea, established 1955.
Name: Palmer
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Palmer Station   Lat: 64°46´S   Long: 64°05´W  
Maximum Population: 44
Medical Facilities: One civilian doctor is assigned to Palmer Station year round. There is limited x-ray and medical lab capability on station. Telemedicine capabilities are available with specialist consultation services through Remote Medical International.
Remarks / Description: US research station on Anvers Island near Bonaparte Point. Opened 1968. Replaced a prefabricated wood structure (Old Palmer, established in 1965) two kilometers away across Arthur Harbour.
Name: Mt Newall Repeater Station
Type: Other
Location:
Site Name: Mt Newall Repeater   Lat: 77º 30´ 16´´ S   Long: 162º 37´ 30´´ E  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population in 2014-2015: 5; Food (survival) cache The site includes both a US and a NZ radio repeater. There are three huts on Mt. Newall, including an 8.9 sq. m. (96 sq. ft.) survival hut, a 22.3 sq. m. (240 sq. ft.) shed encompassing a hybrid power system (both US), and a green equipment shelter 2.2 sq. m. (24 sq. m.) housing the NZ repeater. US repeater equipment contained in two orange plastic cases. There are two antennae (one US, one NZ) and a wind turbine (US) at the site.

Name: Big Razorback
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Big Razorback Island   Lat: 77°41´S   Long: 166°30´E  
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Maximum population: 9 in 2014-2015 season; Sea Ice tent camp
Name: Black Island Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Black Island Camp   Lat: 78º 08´ 00´´ S   Long: 166º 09´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population in 2014-2015 season: 10; Hut: 1 wood structure with provisions, 1 Modular/Pre-fab. Cache: No cache
Name: Blood Falls
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Blood Falls   Lat: 77º 43´ 20´´ S   Long: 162º 16´ 17´´ E  
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Maximum population: 11 in 2014-2015 season; Dry Valleys tent camp
Name: Bull Pass
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Bull Pass   Lat: 77º 31´ 01´´ S   Long: 161º 51´ 05´´ E  
Medical Facilities: None; first aid capability if people present
Remarks / Description: Maximum population: 2014-2015 season: 4

Name: Cape Crozier
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Cape Crozier Camp   Lat: 77º 30´ 00´´ S   Long: 169º 40´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 6 in 2014-2015 season; Hut: Wood structure with some provisions. No radio. Cache: Full provisions for 6 located North of the hut.
Name: Cape Royds Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Cape Royds Camp   Lat: 77º 33´ 00´´ S   Long: 166º 08´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 4 in 2014-2015 season; Hut: RAC Tent – 12 x 16 ft (Summer Season Only), plus one Rac-tent and an outhouse
Name: F6 Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: F6 Camp   Lat: 77º 36´ 30´´ S   Long: 163º 15´ 20´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 16 in 2014-2015; Hut: A 42 sq. m. (448 sq. ft.) main building with outhouse adjacent.; Cache: Located 30 meters from hut, food to supply 6 people/10days, no radio.
Name: Fang Glacier Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Fang Glacier Camp   Lat: 77º 29´ 00´´ S   Long: 167º 14´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 6 in 2014-2015 Tent Camp

Name: Lake Bonney Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Lake Bonney   Lat: 77º 42´ 00´´ S   Long: 162º 27´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 12 in 2014-2015 season; Facilities: A 55.7 sq. m. (600 sq. ft.) Jamesway, a 2.2 sq. m. (24 sq. ft.) outhouse, an 8.9 sq. m. (96 sq. ft.) generator building, and three 8.9 sq. m. (96 sq. ft.) laboratories. Two outhouses (5.6 m2) added in 2010.; Cache: Located 30 meters from Jamesway structure uphill.
Name: Lake Fryxell
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Lake Fryxell   Lat: 77º 36´ 00´´ S   Long: 163º 07´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 6 in 2014-2015 season; Facilities: A 62.7 sq. m. (675 sq. ft.) Jamesway (main building), four 13.9 sq. m. (150 sq. ft.) laboratories, and one 13.9 sq. m. (150 sq. ft.) generator building. Wind generator tower and one outhouse.; Cache: Located 30 meters from hut, food, no radio.
Name: Lake Hoare
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Lake Hoare Camp   Lat: 77º 37´ 22´´ S   Long: 162º 54´ 10´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 23 in 2014-2015 season; Faclities: A 55.7 sq. m. (600 sq. ft.) main building, three 13.9 sq. m. (150 sq. ft.) labs, a generator building (96 sq. ft), a tool shed (96 sq. ft.), and three outhouses: two 2.2 sq. m. (24 sq. ft.) and one 1.7 sq. m. (18 sq. ft.). Below the active camp are the old Lake Hoare Camp buildings, which are still in use. These include a 37 sq. m. (400 sq. ft.) Jamesway used primarily for storage, a 6 sq. m. (64 sq. ft.) generator shed, and a 7.5 sq. m. (81 sq. ft.) old laboratory used as a shower room.; Cache: Located 30 meters from hut, food, no radio.
Name: Lake Joyce
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Lake Joyce   Lat: 77º 43´ 10´´ S   Long: 161º 35´ 52´´ E  
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 7 in 2014-2015 season; Dry Valleys tent camp

Name: Lower Erebus Hut and Cache
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Lower Erebus Hut   Lat: 77º 30´ 00´´ S   Long: 167º 10´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Maximum populations: 16 in 2014-2015 season Hut: Partial provisions for 3 (no sleeping bags), oxygen, radio during summer. Cache: Full provisions for 6. Located 50 meters from hut.
Name: Marble Point Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Marble Point   Lat: 77º 24´ 47´´ S   Long: 163º 40´ 45´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 14 in 2014-2015 season; Facilities: A 69.7 sq. m. (750 sq. ft.) main building, a 41.8 sq. m. (450 sq. ft.) bunkhouse, a 55.7 sq. m. (600 sq. ft.) bunkhouse, a 7.4 sq. m. (80 sq. ft.) fuel shack, 6 fuel storage tanks (25,000 gallons each), a 2.2 sq. m. (24 sq. ft.) outhouse and incinerator for solid waste, a 1.9 sq. m. (20 sq. ft.) storage shed, a 21 sq. m. (224 sq. ft.) generator shed, a 27 sq. m. (288 sq. ft.) workshop and storage building, and a 7 sq. m. (76 sq. ft.) ASOS weather station. Fuel shed and outhouse at refueling station.; Cache: No cache
Name: New Harbor Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: New Harbor Camp   Lat: 77º 34´ 40´´ S   Long: 163º 31´ 10´´ E  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 6 in 2014-2015 season; Facilities: Main building consists of two Jamesways connected by a wooden passageway, one 42 sq. m. (448 sq. ft.) and the other 30 sq. m. (320 sq.ft.). Adjacent to the main building are a 3 sq. m. (32 sq. ft.) storage shed and a 1.5 sq. m. (16 sq. ft.) outhouse. The camp also includes a 21 sq. m. (224 sq. ft.) Jamesway that serves as a laboratory, an 8.9 sq. m. (96 sq. ft.) generator shack, and a 1.5 sq. m. (16 sq. ft.) diving equipment storage box and one wind generator tower.; Cache: Survival cache located 30 meters from hut, food, no radio.
Name: Pine Island Glacier Helo Facility
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Pine Island Glacier Helo Facility    Lat: 75º 48´ 13´´ S   Long: 100º 16´ 38´´ W  
Medical Facilities: N/A
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 9 in 2014-2015 season; No items on location. Camp infrastructure will be traversed to site in early December, 2010. This season two tents will be set up for cooking/communications and general operations.

Name: Siple Dome Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Siple Dome Camp   Lat: 81°39´S   Long: 149°04´W  
Medical Facilities: Limited EMS when staffed
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population for 2014-2015 Season: 7 Lager semi-permanent hub field camp
Name: WAIS Divide Camp
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: WAIS Divide   Lat: 79º 41´ 00´´ S   Long: 112º 05´ 00´´ E  
Medical Facilities: One Physician’s Assistant and a Medic maintain a medical tent, outfitted with remote medical care items, such as AED, cardiac monitor, intubation tubing, and a full range of medications.
Remarks / Description: Maximum Population: 51 in 2014-2015 season; Fifteen tent structures and a large metal Drilling Arch building comprise the WAIS Divide field camp. Tents are used for berthing, science operations, galley, communications, washing, storage, medical, and generator buildings.
Name: Windless bight
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: Windless Bight   Lat: 77°42´S   Long: 167°40´E  
Medical Facilities: None
Remarks / Description: Maximum population: 5 in 2014-2015 season
Name: WISSARD
Type: Field Camp
Location:
Site Name: WISSARD 2013   Lat: 84º 12´ 36´´ S   Long: 163º 47´ 24´´ W  
Medical Facilities: None; Staff have limited medical training and supplies
Remarks / Description: Maximum population: 5 in 2014-2015 season Mobile tent camp; precise locations change each season

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: Maersk Peary
Country of Registry: United States
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 21
Remarks: Built in 2004 by STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Jinhae-gu, South Korea, originally registered in Norway as the MT Jutul. In 2011, Maersk won a long-term contract to supply Thule AFB, in Greenland and McMurdo Station, in Antarctica, and the Maersk Peary was reflagged as an American vessel and painted blue, sailing with an American crew. The vessel was then leased to the Military Sealift Command.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
28 Dec 2014 St Theodore Greece 05 Feb 2015 McMurdo - Depart Refuel McMurdo Station
10 Feb 2015 McMurdo Station 12 Feb 2015 Ross Sea Ice Edge End of charter to USAP to provide refueling services
Name: Ocean Giant
Country of Registry: USA
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 9
Remarks: Resupply Vessel
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
17 Jan 2015 Port Hueneme 26 Jan 2015 McMurdo Station Resupply port call
02 Feb 2015 McMurdo Station 26 Feb 2015 Port Hueneme complete resupply of McMurdo Station

Name: R/V Laurence M. Gould
Country of Registry: USA
Number of Voyages: 19
Maximum Crew: 16
Maximum Passengers: 28
Remarks: The R/V Laurence M. Gould first arrived in the Antarctic Peninsula in January 1998. The vessel is owned by Edison Chouest Offshore and is of United States Registry. The vessel is on long-term charte
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
13 Sep 2014 Punta Arenas 17 Sep 2014 Palmer Station Science support and supply
23 Sep 2014 Palmer Station 27 Sep 2014 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
05 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas 10 Oct 2014 Palmer Station Science support and supply
17 Oct 2014 Palmer Station 21 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
27 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas 06 Nov 2014 Palmer Station Science support and supply
18 Nov 2014 Palmer Station 22 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
27 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas 01 Dec 2014 Palmer Station Science support and supply
17 Dec 2014 Palmer Station 21 Dec 2014 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
29 Dec 2014 Punta Arenas 03 Jan 2015 Palmer Station Science support and supply
05 Feb 2015 Palmer Station 09 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas Science support and resupply
13 Feb 2015 Punta Arenas 16 Feb 2015 Palmer Station Science support and supply
11 Mar 2015 Palmer Station 16 Mar 2015 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
20 Mar 2015 Punta Arenas 24 Mar 2015 Palmer Station Science support and supply
31 Mar 2015 Palmer Station 04 Apr 2015 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
07 Apr 2015 Punta Arenas 12 Apr 2015 Palmer Station Science support and supply
07 May 2015 Palmer Station 11 May 2015 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
15 May 2015 Punta Arenas 19 May 2015 Palmer Station Science support and supply
26 Jun 2015 Palmer Station 30 Jun 2015 Punta Arenas Science support and supply
04 Jul 2015 Punta Arenas 23 Sep 2015 Punta Arenas Science support
Name: R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer
Country of Registry: USA
Number of Voyages: 10
Maximum Crew: 26
Maximum Passengers: 39
Remarks: The R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer first arrived in the Antarctic Peninsula area in April 1992. The vessel is owned by Edison Chouest Offshore and is of United States Registry. The R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
22 Sep 2014 Punta Arenas 22 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas Science support
26 Oct 2014 Punta Arenas 26 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas Science support
30 Nov 2014 Punta Arenas 30 Dec 2014 Punta Arenas Science support
04 Jan 2015 Punta Arenas 20 Jan 2015 McMurdo Station Operational support
23 Jan 2015 McMurdo Station 20 Mar 2015 Hobart Science support and operations support
24 Mar 2015 Hobart 03 May 2015 Hobart Science support
06 May 2015 Hobart, Australia 30 May 2015 Talcahuano, Chile Operational support/transit
09 Jun 2015 Talcahuano, CHile 19 Jun 2015 Punta Arenas Transit
03 Aug 2015 Punta Arenas 31 Aug 2015 Punta Arenas Science support
05 Sep 2015 Punta Arenas 23 Sep 2015 Punta Arenas Science Support

Name: USCG Polar Star
Country of Registry: United States
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 142
Maximum Passengers: 45
Remarks: Icebreaking: Arrive in McMurdo between 12 – 17 Jan 2015 and Depart from McMurdo on approximately 8 Feb 2015 Length: 399 ft (122 m) (Draft: 31 ft (9.4 m)) Beam: 83 ft 6 in (25.45 m) Gross Tonnage: 13,623 long tons (13,842 t) (full) Type: Polar-class Icebreaker USCGC POLAR STAR (WAGB-10) is a United States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker. Commissioned in 1976, the ship was built by Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle. It is home ported in Seattle, Washington.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
30 Nov 2014 Seattle, Washington, USA 11 Jan 2015 McMurdo Station Ice breaking
10 Feb 2015 McMurdo Station 10 Mar 2015 Seattle, Washington, USA End of ice breaking support to USAP

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: A-319
Category:
Period From: 24/08/2014
Period To: 18/04/2015
Remarks: 1 Aircraft flew 7 round-trip missions (Christchurch-McMurdo Station) during four discreet periods (24-26 Aug 2014; 30 Sep – 11 Oct 2014; 02-10 Feb 2015; and 18 Apr 2015).
Type: A-Star Helicopter
Category:
Period From: 01/10/2014
Period To: 20/02/2015
Remarks: 2 aircraft
Type: Bassler
Category:
Period From: 25/10/2014
Period To: 14/02/2015
Remarks: 1 aircraft

Type: Bell 212 Helicopter
Category:
Period From: 01/10/2014
Period To: 21/02/2015
Remarks: 3 aircraft
Type: Challenger N80 FAA Aircraft
Category:
Period From: 27/10/2014
Period To: 03/11/2014
Remarks: 1 aircraft, 1 round-trip mission (Christchurch to McMurdo)
Type: LC-130
Category:
Period From: 27/10/2014
Period To: 04/03/2015
Remarks: 7 aircraft (5 deployment decks Oct to MCM), 46 round-trip missions (Christchurch to McMurdo) (Nov-Feb)

Type: Royal New Zealand Air Force B-757
Category:
Period From: 05/02/2015
Period To: 05/02/2015
Remarks: 1 aircraft; 1 round-trips missions (Christchurch to McMurdo) (05 Feb 2015)
Type: Royal New Zealand Air Force C-130
Category:
Period From: 30/11/2014
Period To: 15/04/2015
Remarks: 2 aircraft; 5 round-trips missions (Christchurch to McMurdo) in two periods (30 Nov - 5 Dec 2014 and 18 Apr 2015)
Type: Safair L-100
Category:
Period From: 24/11/2014
Period To: 01/12/2014
Remarks: 1 aircraft 3 missions (round-trip)

Type: Twin Otter
Category:
Period From: 16/10/2014
Period To: 15/02/2015
Remarks: 3 aircraft
Type: US Air Force C-17
Category:
Period From: 24/08/2014
Period To: 05/03/2015
Remarks: 2 missions plus 1 training round-trip missions (Christchurch to McMurdo) during August (WINFLY; 24-27 Aug 2014) and 23 missions between 30 Sep and 22 Nov 2014, and 9 missions between 11 Feb – 05 Mar 2015

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 Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (IEE/CEE List - Annex I)
Type: IEE
Title: Holland America Line's 2nd Year Supplemental Information to the 2013-2014 through 2017-2018 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
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Type: IEE
Title: Racing Yacht Management's 2013-2014 Initial Environmental Evaluation for the S/Y Fidelis proposed Antarctic Cruise
Organization(s) responsible: Ashley Perrin - Racing Yacht Management
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Abercrombie & Kent USA LLC's and Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris' 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Ship-based Tourism
Organization(s) responsible: Abercrombie & Kent USA LLC, Cheesemans' Ecology Safaris
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Antarctic Logistics & Expeditions' 5th Year Supplemental Information to the 2010-2011 through 2014-2015 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation
Organization(s) responsible:
Activity: Tourism: Land-based and aircraft
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Various Locations: Union Glacier, Patriot Hills, Ellsworth Mountains, Vinson Massif, South Pole
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Type: IEE
Title: Collaborative Research: Role of the Central Scotia Sea Floor and North Scotia Ridge in the Onset and Development of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Science: Geophysics
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Scotia Sea
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Type: IEE
Title: Collection of Fines (Riprap)
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Facilities Management
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: Continue the Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER): Land-Shelf-Ocean Connectivity, Ecosystem Resilience, and Transformation in a Sea-Ice Influenced Pelagic Ecosystem
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Science: Long Term Ecological Research
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Palmer Station, Anvers Island, Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: Grand Circle Corporation's 2014-2015 through 2018-2019 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Antarctic Peninsula Ship‐based Tourism Aboard MV Corinthian
Organization(s) responsible: Grand Circle Corporation
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
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Type: IEE
Title: Lindblad Expeditions' and Zegrahm Expeditions Inc's 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation For Ship-Based Tourism
Organization(s) responsible: Lindblad Expeditions and Zegrahm Expeditions, Inc.
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: NASA Operation Ice Bridge
Organization(s) responsible: NASA, National Science Foundation
Activity: Science: Remote Sensing
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Throughout Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: NASA Southern Hemisphere Ultra Long Duration Ballooning Operations Expansion
Organization(s) responsible: NASA, National Science Foundation
Activity: Science: Remote Sensing
Topics: - Air facilities: construction / operations
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: Oceanites, Inc.'s 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Antarctic Site Inventory
Organization(s) responsible: Oceanites, Inc.
Activity: Monitoring
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Science
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula
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Type: IEE
Title: Operate Airfield Facilities at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Facilities Management
Topics: - Air facilities: construction / operations
- National Antarctic Programme
Locations: Site name: McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: Polar Latitudes' 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for an Antarctic Peninsula Cruise Program aboard the M/V Sea Explorer
Organization(s) responsible: Polar Latitudes
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Programmatic IEE Renovation and Decommissioning Procedures
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Facilities Management
Topics: - Construction / operation of facilities
- National Antarctic Programme
- Removal / clean up of facilities
Locations: Site name: McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica
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Type: IEE
Title: Quark Expeditions' 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Ship Based Tourism to the Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands and South Orkney Islands
Organization(s) responsible: Quark Expeditions
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Recovery of a Deep Ice Core from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet Ice Flow Divide – Retrograde of the Camp
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Facilities Management
Topics: - Field camp
- National Antarctic Programme
- Removal / clean up of facilities
Locations: Site name: Western Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide
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Type: IEE
Title: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's 3rd Year Supplemental Information to the 2012-2013 through 2016-2017 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Antarctic Sailings Aboard the Azamara Journey and Celebrity Infinity
Organization(s) responsible: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Seabourn Cruise Line Limited's 2nd Year Supplemental Information to the 2013-2014 through 2017-2018 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Proposed Antarctic Expeditions
Organization(s) responsible: Seabourn Cruise Line Limited
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Silversea Cruises Ltd's 2nd Year Supplemental Information to the 2013-2014 through 2017-2018 Multi-Year Initial Environmental Evaluation for Ship-based Tourism to the Antarctic Peninsual, South Shetland Islands and South Orkney Islands
Organization(s) responsible: Silversea Cruises Ltd.
Activity: Tourism: Cruise
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
Locations: Site name: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands
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Type: IEE
Title: Timing and duration of the LGM and post-LGM grounding events in Whales Deep paleo ice stream, eastern Ross Sea middle continental shelf
Organization(s) responsible: National Science Foundation
Activity: Science: Earth Science, Geophysics
Topics: - National Antarctic Programme
- Science
Locations: Site name: Ross Sea
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Type: IEE
Title: William C. Harrelson's 2014-2015 Preliminary Environmental Review Memorandum for a single proposed flight over Antarctica
Organization(s) responsible: William C. Harrelson
Activity: Tourism: Flight
Topics: - Non Governmental Expedition
- Tourism
- Traverse
Locations: Site name: South Pole
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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.

Activities Undertaken in Cases of Emergencies Report
General Report