ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Brazil
Permanent Information
Automatic Recording Stations Report
Scientific Information - Automatic Recording Stations / Observatories
Location:
Site Name: Criosfera 1 Station (Cryosphere 1)   Lat: 84º 00´ 00´´ S   Long: 79º 29´ 39´´ W  
Type: Automatized Atmospheric Research and Earthsciences fieldwork Station
Elevation: 1285
Parameters Recorded: Meteorological data (air temperature, wind speed/direction, relative humidity and atmospheric pressure), carbon dioxide atmospheric concentration, snow accumulation. automatic aerosol monthly integration system, using Nuclepore Track-Etch Membrane filters (0.4 micro meter porosity) to measure elemental and ionic composition of aerosols.
Observation Frequency: Monthly
Reference Number:
Scientific Equipment:
Location:
Site Name: Ferraz Station   Lat: 65º 05´ 07´´ S   Long: 58º 23´ 33´´ W  
Type: Weather Station
Elevation: 20
Parameters Recorded: Atmospheric Pressure, Air Temperature, Relative Humidity, Total Solar Radiation, Precipitation, Wind Direction, Wind Speed, Wind Gusts, Soil Temperature (5 levels, until 120cm).
Observation Frequency: every second, with recordings every hour
Reference Number:
Scientific Equipment:
Location:
Site Name: Joinville Island    Lat: 63º 11´ 17´´ S   Long: 55º 23´ 31´´ W  
Type: Weather Station
Elevation: 75
Parameters Recorded: Amospheric Pressure, Air Temperature, Wind Direction, Wind Speed,Wind Gusts
Observation Frequency: every second, with recordings every hour
Reference Number: WMO 89253
Scientific Equipment:

Permanent Station Report
Operational Information - Stations
Name: Comandante Ferraz
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Ferraz Station   Lat: 62º 05´ 07´´ S   Long: 58º 23´ 33´´ W   View in Google Earth Map
Maximum Population: 60
Date Established: 1984
Accommodation Facilities:
Medical Facilities: Doctor available all year long; surgery room, infirmary, x-ray equipment. Dental emergency services.
Remarks / Description: The Ferraz Station is built on the same site as the old British Station G (Admiralty Bay).
Link (URL):
Search and Rescue Information:
Name: Astrônomo Cruls
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Nelson Island   Lat: 62°17´S   Long: 59°00´W   View in Google Earth Map
Accommodation Capacity: 6
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Established in January 1985.
Link (URL):
Search and Rescue Information:
Name: Emílio Goeldi
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Elephant Island   Lat: 61°10´S   Long: 55°14´W   View in Google Earth Map
Accommodation Capacity: 6
Medical Facilities:
Remarks / Description: Established in 1989.
Link (URL):
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Permanent Vessels Report
Operational Information - Vessels
Name: Almirante Maximiano
Flag of State: Brazil
Ice Strength:
Length: 93.4 meters
Beam: 13.4 meters
Gross Tonnage: 5450
Type: ice class C
Link to CONNAMP data:
Maximum Crew: 78
Maximum Passengerss: 30
Description / Remarks: Surgery room and dental facilities. Two AS-355 Ecureuil or IH-6B (Bell Jet Ranger) helicopters.
Search and Rescue Information:
Name: Ary Rongel
Flag of State: Brazil
Ice Strength:
Length: 75,2 meters
Beam: 13,0 meters
Gross Tonnage: 3700
Type: Ice Class 1A1
Link to CONNAMP data:
Maximum Crew: 78
Maximum Passengerss: 27
Description / Remarks: Surgery room and dental facilities. Two AS-355 Ecureuil helicopters.
Search and Rescue Information:

Aircraft Report
Operational Information - Aircraft
Type: AS-355 Ecureuil helicopters
Number: 3
Remarks: On board the Ary Rongel and th Alte Maximiano vessels, to provide logistic support to scientific projects during the summer.
Search and Rescue Information:

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

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

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.

Contingency Plans Report
Relevant National Legislation Report
Other Information - Relevant National Legislation
No new information have been provided during the reported period.
General Report