ATCM
Antarctic Treaty
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Party: Bulgaria
2016/2017 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Creating an information base for study of seismicity and Earth’s structure on Livingston Island and surroundings through complex research in the Bulgarian Antarctic Base area
Planned Operating Period: From  01 Dec 2016   To  01 Mar 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation: Faculty of Physics, Sofia University
Name: Gergana  Georgieva
Job Title or Position: Assos. Professor
Phone:
Email: ggeorgieva@phys.uni-sofia.bg
Details/Description:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Discipline: Geophysics and seismology
Areas of Activity
Science Plan/Program/Project: Preliminary geological studies of complex Hurd peninsula , Livingston Island, Antarctica
Planned Operating Period: From  01 Jan 2017   To  01 Mar 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation: Bulgarian Antarctic Institute
Name: Stefan  Velelv
Job Title or Position: PhD, Assos. Professor
Phone:
Email: velev@gea.uni-sofia.bg
Details/Description:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Discipline: Geology, Ecology
Areas of Activity
Science Plan/Program/Project: Terrestrial LiDAR 3D modelling of the Bulgarian Antarctic Station facilities, the chapel "St. Ivan Rilski", and the "Perunika" glacier short-term dynamics.
Planned Operating Period: From  24 Jan 2017   To  18 Feb 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation: ITU – Istanbul Technical University
Name: Adil  Arslan
Job Title or Position: PhD, Assos. Professor
Phone:
Email: arslanad@itu.edu.tr
Details/Description:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Discipline: Mapping, Information sciences
Areas of Activity

Science Plan/Program/Project: Creating large-scale digital topographic map for the area of Bulgarian Antarctic base
Planned Operating Period: From  01 Feb 2017   To  01 Mar 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation: Agency for Geodesy and Cartography
Name: Peter  Danchev
Job Title or Position: Deputy Head of the Military Geographic Service
Phone:
Email: polar@gea.uni-sofia.bg
Details/Description:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Discipline: Mapping
Areas of Activity

Science Activities in Previous Year
Scientific Information - Science Activities in Previous Year
Project Name/Number: Continuing survey and ecological monitoring of BAB environments
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: prof. Nesho Chipev, Ph.D.
Main Activity/ Remarks: Measurements of heavy metals' content in soils and lichens in BAB surroundings
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Operating Period: From:  01 Dec 2014   To:  28 Feb 2015
Areas of Operation
Project Name/Number: PERMANTAR
Discipline:
Principal Investigator: Gonçalo Vieira, PhD, Portugal
Main Activity/ Remarks:
Link (URL):
Additional Information:  
Operating Period: From:  10 Jan 2015   To:  20 Feb 2015
Areas of Operation

Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: St. Kliment Ohridski
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: St. Kliment Ohridski Base   Lat: 62°38´29´´S   Long: 60°21´53´´W  
Maximum Population: 25
Medical Facilities: Medical care provided by Bulgarian physician
Remarks / Description:
Operating Period: From: November To: March

Vessels Report
Aircrat Report
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 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.

General Report