To ensure that BAS can incorporate your field work project’s requirements effectively in the complex logistics planning process and timelines Principal Investigators are requested to provide as much information as possible. Deadlines are scheduled to harmonise with BAS Operations planning and/or externally imposed deadlines (including shipping deadlines), to ensure that potential problems are identified at an early stage.
Please complete Antarctic Fieldwork Requirements Questionnaire 2015/16 and submit to [email protected] no later than 31st March 2015.
Note that not all Sections of this form will be relevant to all projects. The questionnaire should be completed by the project Principal Investigator, or by persons authorised by the Principal Investigator. The Principle Investigator is responsible for the accuracy of information provided on this form.
Principal Investigators are responsible for ensuring that the following actions are undertaken, to the stated deadlines, in preparation for fieldwork.
|Completion of Antarctic Requirements Form for 2015/2016 field season||31/03/2015|
|Attend the pre season briefing on 23rd April||23/04/2015|
|Request a map to aid Antarctic fieldwork planning (if required)||11/05/2015|
|Submit a Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment form||11/05/2015|
|Check which permits are needed||11/05/2015|
|Complete the BAS Chemical Approvals Register (CAR) form (if applicable)||11/05/2015|
|Discuss arrangements for importing biological samples back to the UK||11/05/2015|
|Completion of science field project risk assessment||11/05/2015|
|Completion of detailed project plan, Standard Operating Procedures and related risk assessments (e.g.COSHH) where applicable
All risk assessments must be completed and approved by BAS prior to commencing work. Please contact Elaine Fitzcharles in the first instance – [email protected]
|Submit Antarctic Permit applications (if required)||30/06/2015|
|Complete summer visitor forms (includes medical forms, personal details forms etc)||30/06/2015|
|Ensure any equipment is suited for Antarctic operations||30/06/2015|
|Discuss shipment of cargo to and from Antarctica||30/06/2015|
|Identify fieldwork personnel||30/06/2015|
|Ensure availability of fieldwork personnel for pre-deployment training||30/06/2015|