Antarctic Fieldwork Planning: 2015/2016 field season

Principal Investigators are responsible for ensuring that the following actions are undertaken, to the stated deadlines, in preparation for fieldwork:

Action Deadline
Attend the pre season briefing - for further information about this meeting
please contact the Antarctic Funding Office in the first instance
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April 2015 - Date TBC
Submit an outline field plan
Early 2015 - Date TBC
Request a map to aid Antarctic fieldwork planning (if required) Early 2015 - Date TBC
Submit a Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment form Early 2015 - Date TBC
Check which permits are needed Early 2015 - Date TBC
Submit Antarctic Permit applications (if required)
Early 2015 - Date TBC
Discuss arrangements for importing biological samples back to the UK Early 2015 - Date TBC
Complete a Polar Science Project Hazard Assessment
and the BAS Chemical Approvals Register request
Early 2015 - Date TBC
Ensure any equipment is suited for Antarctic operations
Early 2015 - Date TBC
Discuss shipment of cargo to and from Antarctica
Early 2015 - Date TBC
Identify fieldwork personnel Early 2015 - Date TBC
Ensure availability of fieldwork personnel for pre-deployment training Early 2015 - Date TBC
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Twin Otter aircraft at Rothera Research Station, Antarctica