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Party: Chile
2015/2016 Annual Information
Forward Plans
Scientific Information - Forward Plans
Science Plan/Program/Project: Chilean Antarctic Science Program, PROCIEN
Planned Operating Period: From  01 Jul 2016   To  30 Jun 2017
Contact Point:
Organisation: Instituto Antartico Chileno, INACH
Name: Verónica Vallejos
Job Title or Position: Grants Section - Environmental Officer
Phone: +56-61-298127
Email: vvallejos@inach.cl
Details/Description: List of national scientific projects developing activities related to Antarctic themes, selected by peer review processes
Link (URL): http://www.inach.cl/inach/?page_id=10433
Additional Information: Open file
Discipline: Scientific projects
Areas of Activity
Antarctic Peninsula region

Science Activities in Previous Year
Station Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Stations
Name: Arturo Prat
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Caletón Iquique, Bahía Chile (Bahía Discovery), Isla Greenwich.   Lat: 62º 28´ 54´´ S   Long: 59º 37´ 49´´ W  
Maximum Population: 35
Medical Facilities: 1 Enfermero Naval (preparado además para enfrentar urgencias odontológicas menores); Enfermería equipada para cirugías menores; Capacidad de 3 camas. (Se puede agregar 15 personas más en condiciones de emergencia)
Remarks / Description: - La Base fue inaugurada el 6 de febrero de 1947, durante la expedición comandada por el Comodoro Federico Guesalaga Toro. - Cuenta con una dotación permanente de invierno de 9 personas. Durante el verano, de noviembre a marzo, se ve aumentada su dotación con una Brigada de Reparaciones, que fluctúa entre las 19 a 27 personas y que es la que realiza los trabajos de reparación y de mantenimiento para preparar la Base para la época invernal. - En conjunto con la Base Prat funciona en el lugar la Estación Marítima de Bahía Chile.
Name: Estación Marítima Bahía Fildes
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Caleta Ardley, Bahía Fildes, isla Rey Jorge   Lat: 62º 11´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 55´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 25
Medical Facilities: No posee
Remarks / Description: Inaugurada el 5 de enero de 1987; Dotación permanente de invierno 10 personas; Estación de apoyo a la actividad marítima en el sector de la Península Antártica. coordinadora de la patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada (PANC) y del Area SAR de Chile
Name: General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Rada Covadonga, Cabo Legoupil, Tierra de O’Higgins    Lat: 63º 19´ 13´´ S   Long: 57º 53´ 52´´ W  
Maximum Population: 60
Medical Facilities: 2 técnicos en enfermería, con equipamiento básico y apoyo médico desde base Frei y desde el Hospital Militar de Santiago realizado por telemedicina.
Remarks / Description: - La Base fue remodelada y reinaugurada el 04 de Marzo del 2003, conforme a normas establecidas en el Protocolo de Madrid. -Funciona además en el lugar la Estación Marítima Rada Covadonga. - La habitabilidad permanente es de 21 hombres.
Name: Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Fildes, Isla Rey Jorge, Shetland del Sur   Lat: 62º 11´ 27´´ S   Long: 58º 59´ 12´´ W  
Maximum Population: 150
Medical Facilities: La Base cuenta con 1 médico cirujano, 1 paramédico, además de equipos de cirugía médica y dental. Posee capacidad para evacuaciones aeromédicas entre bases antárticas del sector y/o hacia la ciudad de Punta Arenas. Sus instalaciones permiten alojar a 130 personas y dar apoyo de vida a 130.
Remarks / Description:

Name: Profesor Julio Escudero
Type: Wintering
Location:
Site Name: Península Fildes, isla Rey Jorge (isla 25 de mayo), archipiélago de las Shetland del Sur   Lat: 62º 12´ 57´´ S   Long: 58º 57´ 35´´ W  
Maximum Population: 48
Medical Facilities: No posee.
Remarks / Description: Principal centro de operaciones de los proyectos científicos nacionales, seleccionados mediante los concursos públicos del INACH, CONICYT y otras instituciones que financian la ejecución de proyectos científicos. - De acuerdo al requerimiento, brinda apoyo a actividades de Programas Antárticos de otros países, que requieren trabajar en la península Fildes. Comunicaciones: Fax: +56 61 298 151 (Todo el año) Teléfono: +56 61 298 152 / +56 61 298 153 (Sólo verano) Teléfono satelital + 870772383234 (Sólo verano) Radio VHF: canal 16 (Sólo verano) Radio HF: Frecuencia 3100 kHz (Sólo verano) E-mail: escudero@inach.cl
Name: Dr. Guillermo Mann
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Cabo Shirreff, Isla Livingston, Shetland del Sur.   Lat: 62º 27´ 00´´ S   Long: 60º 47´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 6
Medical Facilities: No posee. Se implementa con botiquín de primeros auxilios al inicio de las actividades.
Remarks / Description: - Inaugurada en noviembre de 1991. - Investigación científica de acuerdo a los requerimientos de los proyectos. Áreas de interés en ecología de especies marinas antárticas, ecología de microorganismos; estudios paleontológicos, arqueológicos y ambientales. - Cabo Shirreff corresponde a la Zona Antártica Especialmente Protegida N° 149; dentro de la ZAEP también se encuentra el Sitio Histórico Nº 59. Hasta el año 2009, tuvo la categoría de Sitio CEMP. - Principal localidad de reproducción de lobos finos antárticos en las islas Shetland del Sur. - Sitio con una presencia importante de colonias reproductivas de aves marinas.
Operating Period: From: November To: February
Name: Estación Marítima Bahía Paraíso
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Paraíso, Costa de Danco, Península Antártica   Lat: 64º 49´ 00´´ S   Long: 62º 52´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 4
Medical Facilities: Las disponibles en la Base Gabirel Gonzales Videla
Remarks / Description: Como Estación Marítima inaugurada el 03 de diciembre de 1995. Dotación de la Armada en verano 4 personas. Estación de apoyo a la actividad marítima en el sector de Bahía Paraíso. Coordinadora de la Patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada (PANC) y del área SAR de Chile.
Operating Period: From: November To: March
Name: Gabriel Gonzalez Videla
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Paraíso, Costa de Danco, Península Antártica   Lat: 64º 49´ 00´´ S   Long: 62º 52´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 15
Medical Facilities: La Base cuenta con un paramédico y sus facilidades permiten alojar a 15 personas y dar apoyo de vida a 23.
Remarks / Description: Inaugurada en marzo de 1951. Las instalaciones han sido reacondicionadas y se presentan como Base Histórica de la Primera Base Antártica de la Fuerza Aérea de Chile, que con una sala fotográfica muestra una secuencia histórica desde su fundación. Asimismo, las actividades están reguladas a través de un Plan de Manejo Ambiental desde el año 2003. En el lugar funciona además la Capitanía de Puerto de "Bahía Paraíso", la cual opera entre los meses de noviembre y febrero de cada año, con una dotación de 4 personas. Entre sus funciones está la de coordinar las actividades de la Patrulla Naval Antártica Combinada. Posee algunas embarcaciones menores y elementos de contingencia para controlar derrames de hidrocarburos. Tiene capacidad de telefonía fija y comunicaciones HF, VHF (marítimo y aereo), canal 16 marítimo.
Operating Period: From: November To: March

Name: Teniente Luis Carvajal Villarroel
Type: Summer
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Margarita, isla Adelaida   Lat: 67º 45´ 00´´ S   Long: 68º 54´ 00´´ W  
Maximum Population: 32
Medical Facilities: Cuenta con 1 paramédico y puede dar apoyo de vida a 45 personas.
Remarks / Description: Inaugurada en 1985
Operating Period: From: November To: March
Name: 11 de septiembre
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Canal Príncipe Gustavo   Lat: 63º 36´ 19´´ S   Long: 57º 35´ 31´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 5
Medical Facilities: - No posee
Remarks / Description: - Refugio activo de emergencia, es alternativa a refugio Jorge Boonen Rivera. - Fue inaugurado en septiembre de 2002 y posee una infraestructura de madera.
Name: General Jorge Boonen Rivera (Ex- Gral. Ramón Cañas Montalva)
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Duse, península View Point, Tierra de O´Higgins   Lat: 63º 32´ 15´´ S   Long: 57º 24´ 15´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 8
Medical Facilities: - No posee
Remarks / Description: - Inaugurada en septiembre de 1997. - Opera preferentemente en los meses de invierno (agosto-septiembre). - Cuenta con una casa principal y una sala de motores, baño y bodega de combustible y lubricantes, ambas de estructura de madera, se realizó mantenimiento en el verano del 2011.
Name: Julio Ripamonti
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Península Ardley (isla Ardley), isla Rey Jorge (isla 25 de mayo),archipiélago islas Shetland del Sur   Lat: 62º 12´ 39´´ S   Long: 58º 53´ 07´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 2
Medical Facilities: - No posee. Se implementa con botiquín de primeros auxilios al inicio de las actividades.
Remarks / Description: - Península Ardley (isla Ardley) corresponde a la ZAEP Nº 150, por lo que el ingreso a dicha zona requiere de un permiso y la aplicación del Plan de Gestión Vigente. - Se realizan actividades científicas de acuerdo a los requerimientos de los proyectos, principalmente en el área biológica. - Se utiliza como refugio de emergencia para los investigadores que requieren tomar muestras o datos en dicha zona. - Cuenta con equipo de comunicaciones VHF, canal 16. - La energía eléctrica se obtiene por paneles solares.

Name: Luis Risopatrón
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Península Coppermine, isla Robert, archipiélago de las islas Shetland del Sur   Lat: 62º 22´ 55´´ S   Long: 59º 39´ 50´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 6
Medical Facilities: - No posee.
Remarks / Description: - Inaugurada en marzo de 1957. - Se ubica en las inmediaciones de la Zona Antártica Especialmente Protegida Nº 112, península Coppermine. - Se desarrollan actividades de investigación científica de acuerdo a los requerimientos de los proyectos. Áreas de interés biológico terrestre y marino, geológico y geofísico.
Name: Refugio Collins
Type: Refuge
Location:
Site Name: Bahía Collins   Lat: 62º 10´ 00´´ S   Long: 58º 51´ 00´´ W  
Accommodation Capacity: 4
Medical Facilities: No posee. Se implementa con botiquín de primeros auxilios al inicio de las actividades.
Remarks / Description: - Refugio establecido en la temporada estival 2007. - Desarrolla actividades de investigación principalmente sobre Deschampsia antarctica, de acuerdo a los requerimientos científicos. - Se implementa con equipo de comunicaciones VHF (canal 16) al inicio de las actividades. - Recomendado sólo para pernoctar por breves períodos de tiempo.

Vessels Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Vessels
Name: AP-41 "Aquiles"
Country of Registry: Chile
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 105
Maximum Passengers: 240
Remarks: Área de operación: Islas Shetland del Sur, Península Antártica, Bahía Paraíso.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
24 Nov 2015 Punta Arenas 04 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
24 Nov 2015 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
24 Nov 2015 Península Antártica
24 Nov 2015 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico
09 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas 07 Mar 2016 Punta Arenas
09 Feb 2016 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
09 Feb 2016 Península Antártica
09 Feb 2016 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico y segunda etapa Expedición Científica Antártica N°52
Name: AP-46 "Almirante Oscar Viel" (Rompehielos)
Country of Registry: Chile
Number of Voyages: 4
Maximum Crew: 112
Maximum Passengers: 18
Remarks: Área de operación: Shetland del Sur, Península Antártica, Bahía Paraíso, Bahía Margarita.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
12 Oct 2015 Punta Arenas 11 Nov 2015 Punta Arenas
12 Oct 2015 Bahía Margarita, isla Adelaida
12 Oct 2015 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
12 Oct 2015 Península Antártica
12 Oct 2015 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico y trabajos batimétricos
20 Nov 2015 Punta Arenas 08 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
20 Nov 2015 Bahía Margarita, isla Adelaida
20 Nov 2015 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
20 Nov 2015 Península Antártica
20 Nov 2015 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico y activación Bases Gabriel Gonzales Videla, Carvajal y Sub-base Yelcho y relevo dotaciones
13 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas 02 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas
13 Jan 2016 Bahía Margarita, isla Adelaida
13 Jan 2016 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
13 Jan 2016 Península Antártica
13 Jan 2016 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico y primera etapa Expedición Científica Antártica N°52
03 Mar 2016 Punta Arenas 14 Apr 2016 Punta Arenas
03 Mar 2016 Bahía Margarita, isla Adelaida
03 Mar 2016 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
03 Mar 2016 Península Antártica
03 Mar 2016 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Apoyo logístico, trabajos batimétricos y cierre de bases

Name: ATF-67 "Lautaro"
Country of Registry: Chile
Number of Voyages: 2
Maximum Crew: 35
Maximum Passengers: 12
Remarks: Área de Operación: Shetland del Sur, Península Antártica, Bahía Paraíso. Como Buque de la PANC al sur de los 60° S, entre los meridianos 10° y 131° W.
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
10 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas 23 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
10 Dec 2015 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
10 Dec 2015 Península Antártica
10 Dec 2015 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Participación en Patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada, apoyo logístico y relevo dotaciones antárticas
23 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas 03 Apr 2016 Punta Arenas
23 Feb 2016 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
23 Feb 2016 Península Antártica
23 Feb 2016 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Participación en Patrulla Antártica Naval Combinada, apoyo logístico e hidrografía
Name: OPV-83 "Fuentealba"
Country of Registry: Chile
Number of Voyages: 1
Maximum Crew: 40
Maximum Passengers: 28
Remarks: Áreas de operación: Islas Shetland del Sur, Península Antártica, Bahía Paraíso
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Areas of Operation Purpose
09 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas 24 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
09 Dec 2015 Bahía Paraíso, Península Antártica
09 Dec 2015 Península Antártica
09 Dec 2015 Shetland del Sur, Islas
Señalización marítima

Aircrat Report
Operational Information - National Expeditions - Aircraft
Type: helicóptero Bell - 412
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From:
Period To:
Remarks: Aeronave asentada en la Escuadrilla Antártica en Base "Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva", realizando sus operaciones desde Ad. "Teniente Marsh". Tareas: Transporte de carga y pasajeros inter bases antárticas.
Type: Hércules C-130
Category: Intercontinental flights
Period From:
Period To:
Remarks: Los vuelos se realizan de acuerdo a las necesidades propias de la Institución y apoyo al Programa Antártico Nacional, en tramos Punta Arenas- Base Presidente Frei- Punta Arenas. Tareas: Transporte de carga y pasajeros, evacuaciones aeromédicas de la Antártica a Punta Arenas y entrenamiento de las tripulaciones en operaciones antárticas.
Type: Twin Otter DHC-6
Category: Intracontinental flights
Period From:
Period To:
Remarks: La aeronave está asentada en la Escuadrilla Antártica en la base Presidente Eduardo Frei, realizando sus operaciones de vuelo de forma permanente a partir de AD. Teniente Marsh. Tareas: Transporte de carga y pasajeros inter bases antárticas.

Research Rockets Report
Military
Vessel-Based Report
Operational Information - Non Governmental Expeditions - Vessel-Based Operations
Operator:
Name: Turismo ANTARTICA XXI S.A
Contact Address: O´higgins 1170, Punta Arenas, Chile
Email Address: dgalimberti@antarticaxxi.com
Website Address: www.antarticaxxi.com
Name of Vessel: Sea Explorer I
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages:
Maximum Crew: 0
Maximum Passengers: 120
Remarks: Tipo de casco: Ice-class 1C Bureau Veritas
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
18 Dec 2015 Ushuaia 22 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
22 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 27 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei
27 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 01 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
01 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 06 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
06 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 11 Jan 2016 Ushuaia

Operator:
Name: Turismo ANTÁRTICA XXI S.A
Contact Address: O´higgins 1170, Punta Arenas, Chile
Email Address: dgalimberti@antarticaxxi.com
Website Address: www.antarticaxxi.com
Name of Vessel: M/V Ocean Novoa
Country of Registry: Bahamas
Number of Voyages: 19 
Maximum Crew: 0
Maximum Passengers: 98
Remarks: Tipo de casco: Ice-class 1B Bureau Veritas
Voyages:  
Depart. Date Depart. Port Arrival Date Arrival Port Expedition Leader
11 Nov 2015 Ushuaia 20 Nov 2015 Ushuaia
20 Nov 2015 Ushuaia 29 Nov 2015 Ushuaia
29 Nov 2015 Ushuaia 03 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
03 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 08 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
08 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 13 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
13 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 18 Dec 2015 Punta Arenas
18 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 23 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei
23 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 28 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei
28 Dec 2015 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 02 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
02 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 09 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
14 Jan 2016 Ushuaia 18 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
18 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 23 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
22 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 28 Jan 2016 Punta Arenas
27 Jan 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 02 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas
02 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 09 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei
09 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 14 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei
14 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 19 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas
19 Feb 2016 Base Presidente Eduardo Frei 26 Feb 2016 Punta Arenas
02 Mar 2016 Ushuaia 11 Mar 2016 Ushuaia

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:  112    Name:  Coppermine Peninsula, Robert Island, South Shetland Islands  (More Details)
Permit Number: 163/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils and sediments
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 22 samples of sediments and 24 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: DT_05-15, Prospection and characterization of biosurfactants produced by Antarctic bacteria
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: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  19 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To recognize the area and collect samples of rocks
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 100 sedimentary and volcanic rocks
Event or project name/number: PR_02-15, Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironment of the lower strata of Fildes Peninsula Group
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 217/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  09 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collaborate in the recollection of samples in a US project
Summary of activities: To support, in a collaborative way, the development of an US plants study in the area
Event or project name/number: INT_01-14, The functional role of moss in structuring biotic interactions, and terrestrialization of
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  125    Name:  Fildes Peninsula, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 92/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of rocks and fossils
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 600 samples of fossils and sedimentary rocks, in total
Event or project name/number: FR_04-15, Paleogeographic patterns v/s climate change in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula d

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 161/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of plants, soils and environmental data
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 90 plants of Colobanthus quitensis, 90 samples of soils and 30 data of salinity
Event or project name/number: FP_01-15, Assessing the role of rhizosphere's bacterial communities in the physiological performance
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  126    Name:  Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 163/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils and sediments
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 22 samples of sediments and 24 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: DT_05-15, Prospection and characterization of biosurfactants produced by Antarctic bacteria
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 08/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  28 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To study and collect samples of marine birds and soil samples
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 300 samples of penguins blood, 1,200 cloacal samples, 900 samples of birds feaces, 15 samples of dead penguins and 60 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-13, Campylobacter in Antarctica: diversity, origin and effects on wildlife
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 168/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To identify and recollect samples of Colobanthus quitensis and its rizosphere
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 16 samples of Colobanthus quitensis and its rizosphere, and 16 samples of soils
Event or project name/number: FR_03-14, Response of soil enzymatic and microbial activity to global temperature increase in cold e

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 777/2015
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Nov 2015   To:  22 Dec 2015
Purpose: Science: In transit to Ecology Glacier.
Summary of activities: Approved to cross the ASPA, by foot, in transit to Ecology Glacier to develop glaciological studies.
Event or project name/number: FI_01-13, Understanding glacier response to climate change in Chile
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 778/2015
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Nov 2015   To:  08 Dec 2015
Purpose: Science. To identify and recollect samples of Colobanthus quitensis and its rizosphere
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 40 samples of Colobanthus quitensis and its rizosphere, soils of a maximum of 2,5 kg
Event or project name/number: FR_03-14, Response of soil enzymatic and microbial activity to global temperature increase in cold e
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 837/2015
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  16 Dec 2015   To:  04 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect C. quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica samples and soils
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 40 samples of Colobanthus quitensis and 40 samples of Deschampsia antarctica, and a maximum of 2,5 kg of soils
Event or project name/number: AN_02-12, Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology: Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 85/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect C. quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica samples
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 230 samples of Colobanthus quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica, in total
Event or project name/number: FI_02-13, Photosintetic responses to warming as consequence of the climate change in populations of
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 87/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect C. quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica samples
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 30 samples of Colobanthus quitensis, 30 samples of Deschampsia antarctica, and 100 samples of leaves of both plants
Event or project name/number: FP_02-14, Effect of warming and increased CO2 concentration on thermal acclimation of leaf respirati
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  128    Name:  Western shore of Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 90/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect C. quitensis and Deschampsia antarctica samples and soils
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 3 individuals of Colobanthus quitensis, 3 of Deschampsia antarctica, and a maximum of 10 samples of soils of 1 kg each one of them
Event or project name/number: AN_02-12, Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology: Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  132    Name:  Potter Peninsula, King George Island (Isla 25 de Mayo), South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  133    Name:  Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 163/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils and sediments
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 22 samples of sediments and 24 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: DT_05-15, Prospection and characterization of biosurfactants produced by Antarctic bacteria
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  133    Name:  Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  133    Name:  Harmony Point, Nelson Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 92/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of rocks and fossils
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 600 samples of fossils and sedimentary rocks, in total
Event or project name/number: FR_04-15, Paleogeographic patterns v/s climate change in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula d
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 10/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  03 Feb 2016
Purpose: Sciencie. To collect samples of soils, snow, ice, water and sediments
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 50 samples of ice, 50 of sea water, 50 of fresh water, and 50 of soils and sediments
Event or project name/number: RT_17-13, Antifreeze proteins purified from psychrophilic Antarctic microorganisms

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  140    Name:  Parts of Deception Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 163/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  15 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils and sediments
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 22 samples of sediments and 24 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: DT_05-15, Prospection and characterization of biosurfactants produced by Antarctic bacteria
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  146    Name:  South Bay, Doumer Island, Palmer Archipelago (More Details)
Permit Number: 15/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  25 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect marine samples
Summary of activities: If it is required, its approved to collect a maximum of 80 samples of sponges and other associated marine invertebrates, and 10 samples of sea water
Event or project name/number: FI_01-15, Assessing the utility of Antarctic sponges for studying global climate change: individual
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  146    Name:  South Bay, Doumer Island, Palmer Archipelago (More Details)
Permit Number: 59/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  5   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  21 Jan 2016   To:  17 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of fish
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 60 organisms of Notothenia coriiceps, 60 of N. rosii and 60 of Harpagifer antarticus
Event or project name/number: RT_22-14, A missing Component of Biodiversity: Evaluation the Biodiversity on parasite fauna in Anta
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  146    Name:  South Bay, Doumer Island, Palmer Archipelago (More Details)
Permit Number: 67/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  21 Jan 2016   To:  04 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of marine invertebrates and sea water
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 200 individuals of mollusks, 100 crustaceans, 100 fish larves and 20 sea water samples
Event or project name/number: RT_27-14, Applying evolutionary principles to infer climate adaptation in marine species: using a ge

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  149    Name:  Cape Shirreff and San Telmo Island, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 13/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  2   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  25 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To study and collect samples of Antarctic fur seals
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 200 samples of Arctocephalus gazella milk, and environmental data (temperature, depth and geo-location)
Event or project name/number: DT_02-15,  Foraging Ecology in extreme environments. The role of climate variability and mother-offs
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  149    Name:  Cape Shirreff and San Telmo Island, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 83/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 135 samples of soils, for environmental studies
Event or project name/number: DT_10-15, Diversity and activity of nitrous oxide-reducing bacteria in Antarctic soils influenced by
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 06/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  4   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  03 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect mosses samples
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 1,000 leaves of Sanionia uncinata and 1,000 of Polytrichum alpinum
Event or project name/number: FR_02-14, Metabolomic responses of the Antarctic mosses Sanionia uncinata and Polytrichum alpinum to
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 08/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  06 Jan 2016   To:  28 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To study and collect samples of marine birds and soil samples
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 300 samples of penguins blood, 1,200 cloacal samples, 900 samples of birds feaces, 15 samples of dead penguins and 60 samples of soils, in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-13, Campylobacter in Antarctica: diversity, origin and effects on wildlife

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 142/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  09 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect mosses samples
Summary of activities: To recollect a maximum of 1,000 leaves of Sanionia uncinata and 1,000 of Polytrichum alpinum
Event or project name/number: FR_02-14, Metabolomic responses of the Antarctic mosses Sanionia uncinata and Polytrichum alpinum to
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 217/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  09 Feb 2016   To:  04 Mar 2016
Purpose: Science. To collaborate in the recollection of samples in a US project
Summary of activities: To support, in a collaborative way, the development of an US plants study in the area
Event or project name/number: INT_01-14, The functional role of moss in structuring biotic interactions, and terrestrialization of
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 73/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  24   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  21 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science and education. Recognize the area and its values and support mosses studies
Summary of activities: To recognize the values that area protected in the area and support the scientific activities of the projects studying mosses
Event or project name/number: FAE_2016

ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  150    Name:  Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay, King George Island (25 de Mayo) (More Details)
Permit Number: 83/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  1   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  26 Jan 2016   To:  15 Feb 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect samples of soils
Summary of activities: To collect a maximum of 135 samples of soils, for environmental studies
Event or project name/number: DT_10-15, Diversity and activity of nitrous oxide-reducing bacteria in Antarctic soils influenced by
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  151    Name:  Lions Rump, King George Island, South Shetland Islands (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati
ASPA / ASMA: Type:  ASPA    Number:  171    Name:  Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula, King George Island (More Details)
Permit Number: 46/2016
Number of people: Permitted to enter  3   That actually entered: 
Permit Period: From:  17 Jan 2016   To:  25 Jan 2016
Purpose: Science. To collect blood samples of penguins
Summary of activities: To collect samples of blood of 120 Pygoscelis antarctica, 150 P. papua and 60 P. adeliae, as maximum and in total
Event or project name/number: RT_12-14, Microevolution of penguins in Antarctica: genomic-wide SNP analysis to understand adaptati

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