ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
Electronic Information Exchange System

Party: Uruguay
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Base Científica Antártica Artigas (BCAA)
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Base Cientifica Antartica Artigas   Lat: 62º 11´ 18´´ S   Long: 58º 51´ 07´´ W  
Maximum Population: 60
Medical Facilities: Standard Level 1 Assests (in sp) - Ambú con máscara - Balanza - Balones de oxígeno - Bandejas de acero inoxidable - Cajas de pequeña cirugía - Botiquín - Camilla - Camilla de traslado - Carro de curaciones - Centrífuga - Chata de acero inoxidable - Collarete cervical - Descartador de material hospitalario - Desfibrilador y monitor cardíaco - Electrocardiógrafo con maletín para transporte - Embudo de metal para oídos - Equipo comparador de cloro - Esfingomanómetros (anaeroide
Remarks / Description:

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: ROU 26 “Vanguardia”
Country of Registry: Uruguay
Number of Voyages: 7
Maximum Crew: 60
Maximum Passengers: 15
Remarks:
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
04 Jan 2016 Montevideo, Uruguay 09 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
11 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile 12 Jan 2016 Puerto Williams Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
13 Jan 2016 Puerto Williams 16 Jan 2016 Bahía Maxwell Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
26 Jan 2016 Bahía MAxwell 30 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
01 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile 03 Feb 2016 Bahía Maxwell Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
12 Feb 2016 Bahía MAxwell 16 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile Soporte logístico, plataforma científica
20 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas, Chile 25 Feb 2016 Montevideo, Uruguay Soporte logístico, plataforma científica

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: C-130
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From: 01/12/2015
Period To: 14/05/2016
Remarks: Transporte de científicos, personal e insumos
Type: C-130
Category: Intercontinental flights
Number Of Flights: 4
Period From: 01/12/2015
Period To: 28/05/2016
Remarks: Transporte de científicos, personal e insumos
Departure Date Route Purpose
01 Dec 2015 Montevideo - Punta Arenas - Isla Rey Jorge/ 25 de Mayo Relevo de dotación, transporte de científicos e insumos
13 Jan 2016 Montevideo - Punta Arenas - Isla Rey Jorge/ 25 de Mayo Transporte de científicos, personal de logística, autoridades e insumos
23 Feb 2016 Montevideo - Punta Arenas - Isla Rey Jorge/ 25 de Mayo Transporte de científicos, personal de logística e insumos
06 May 2016 Montevideo - Punta Arenas - Isla Rey Jorge/ 25 de Mayo Transporte de científicos, personal de logística e insumos

Research Rockets Report
Military
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Military
Military personnel in expeditions: Se estima que ingresarán entre 250 y 300 militares al Area del Tratado Antártico
Number and Type of Armaments possessed by personnel: no se ingresa armamento al Area del Tratado Antártico
Number and Type of Armaments of ships and aircraft: no se ingresa armamento al Area del Tratado Antártico
Information and Location of Military Equipment in the AT Area: No hay

Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Land-Based Operations
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Land-Based Operations
No new information have been provided during the reported period.

Denial of Authorizations
Aircrat Report
Compliance with the Protocol Report
Environmental Information - Compliance with the Protocol
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Contingency Plans Report
Environmental Impact Assessment: Procedures Report
Environmental Information - Environmental Impact Assessment (Procedures)
No new procedures were established during this reporting period.

Environmental Impact Assessment Report
Environmental Impact Assessment - Follow-up Activities Report
Conservation of Fauna and Flora Report
Waste Management Plans Report
Waste Management Inventory of Past Activities Report
Prevention of Marine Pollution: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Prevention of Marine Pollution
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Measures Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Measures)
No new measures have been adopted during the reported period.

Area Protection and Management: Permit, Visit and Activities Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Permit, Visit and Activities)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 1/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelo y agua
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Hongos filamentosos de la Antártida: fuente de antimicrobianos
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 10/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Establecimiento de ensambles microbianos en regiones polares
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 13/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered:  2
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Parochlus steinenii como modelo bioindicador de calidad de agua en ecosistemas
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 15/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Caracterización de la comunidad de anfípodos (Crustacea: Gammaridea) del intermareal antártico

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 17/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2016   To:  03 Mar 2016
Purpose: Muestero de algas rojas
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Algas rojas como fuentes de pigmentos en celdas fotovoltaicas de tipo DSSC (Fase II)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 20/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Bioprospección de levaduras celulolíticas – potencial uso en la producción de bietanol
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 3/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Zona con alta presencia de las plantas en estudio y características ambientales diferentes al resto de la Península
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Evaluación de bacterias rizosféricas promotoras del crecimiento vegetal aisladas de plantas nativas
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 5/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelos
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Bioprospección de levaduras celulolíticas – potencial uso en la producción de bietanol

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 8/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelo
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Identificación y caracterización de bacterias antárticas capaces de oxidar manganeso
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 1/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelo y agua
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Hongos filamentosos de la Antártida: fuente de antimicrobianos
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 17/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  23 Feb 2016   To:  03 Mar 2016
Purpose: Muestreo de algas rojas
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Algas rojas como fuentes de pigmentos en celdas fotovoltaicas de tipo DSSC (Fase II)
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 2/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Zona con alta presencia de las plantas en estudio y características nutricionales del suelo diferentes al resto de la Península
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Evaluación de bacterias rizosféricas promotoras del crecimiento vegetal aisladas de plantas nativas

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 23/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Bioprospección de levaduras celulolíticas – potencial uso en la producción de bietanol
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 6/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelo
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Bioprospección de levaduras celulolíticas – potencial uso en la producción de bietanol
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 8/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Jan 2016   To:  31 Jan 2016
Purpose: Toma de muestras de suelo
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Identificación y caracterización de bacterias antárticas capaces de oxidar manganeso
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 9/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered:  1
Permit Period: From:  01 Feb 2016   To:  31 Mar 2016
Purpose: Colecta de muestras
Summary of activities:
Event or project name/number: Establecimiento de ensambles microbianos en regiones polares

Area Protection and Management: Change or Damage Report
Environmental Information - Area Protection and Management (Change or Damage)
No change or damage was observed during this reporting period.

General Report