Permits and Rationale for Entry into Specially Protected Areas (Spas) and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs)

Investigator(s)

Dates

Area(s) Entered

Rationale

Polly A. Penhale

3/1/89-3/1/90

SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island)

To document and assess the effects of the Bahia Paraiso fuel spill on plant and animal populations

William R. Fraser

11/15/89-3/15/90

SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island)

To assess the impacts of the Bahia Paraiso fuel spill on penguins and other seabirds breeding on the island

Paul K. Dayton James P. Barry

11/1/89-12/31/89

SSSI No. 1 (Cape Royds)

To conduct surveys of the mud bottom habitat at Horseshoe Bay, search for rare samples of algae, and collect water samples

Albert F. Bennett Zoe A. Eppley

12/10/89-1/30/90

SSSI No. 14 (Harmony Point, Nelson Island)

To collect sheathbill eggs to study behavioral and physiological adaptation to cold

Jonathan H. Berg

11/1/89-2/28/90

SSSI No. 3 (Barwick Valley) SSSI No. 12 (Taylor Valley) SSSI No. 18 (White Island) SSSI No. 19 (Linnaeus Terrace), SPA No. 5 (Beaufort Island), SPA No. 7 (Cape Hallett)

To collect samples of the lower crust and mantle included in the volcanic rocks in these sites



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United States Antarctic Research: Report No. 32 to the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) 1 April 1989 - 31 March 1990 Permits and Rationale for Entry into Specially Protected Areas (Spas) and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) Investigator(s) Dates Area(s) Entered Rationale Polly A. Penhale 3/1/89-3/1/90 SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island) To document and assess the effects of the Bahia Paraiso fuel spill on plant and animal populations William R. Fraser 11/15/89-3/15/90 SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island) To assess the impacts of the Bahia Paraiso fuel spill on penguins and other seabirds breeding on the island Paul K. Dayton James P. Barry 11/1/89-12/31/89 SSSI No. 1 (Cape Royds) To conduct surveys of the mud bottom habitat at Horseshoe Bay, search for rare samples of algae, and collect water samples Albert F. Bennett Zoe A. Eppley 12/10/89-1/30/90 SSSI No. 14 (Harmony Point, Nelson Island) To collect sheathbill eggs to study behavioral and physiological adaptation to cold Jonathan H. Berg 11/1/89-2/28/90 SSSI No. 3 (Barwick Valley) SSSI No. 12 (Taylor Valley) SSSI No. 18 (White Island) SSSI No. 19 (Linnaeus Terrace), SPA No. 5 (Beaufort Island), SPA No. 7 (Cape Hallett) To collect samples of the lower crust and mantle included in the volcanic rocks in these sites

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United States Antarctic Research: Report No. 32 to the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) 1 April 1989 - 31 March 1990 Investigator(s) Dates Area(s) Entered Rationale David F. Parmalee Jean M. Parmalee 11/15/89-2/15/90 SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island) To locate and release previously banded birds, do additional banding, and collect salvageable specimens found dead and a few live specimens Anne M. Grunow 12/1/89-1/1/90 SSSI No. 6 (Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island) To collect paleomagnetic cores (Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous) to better understand the position of the Antarctic Peninsula during the opening of the Weddell Sea and motion away from South America Lowell E. Starr Alan R. Stevens 11/1/89-1/26/90 SSSI No. 2 (Arrival Heights, Ross Island), SPA No. 5 (Beaufort Island, Ross Sea), SPA No. 7 (Cape Hallett, Victoria Land) Geodetic surveying Mark D. Kurz 12/4/89-1/20/91 SSSI No. 1 (Cape Royds), SSSI No. 4 (Cape Crozier), SSSI No. 19 (Linnaeus Terrace) To collect rock samples to develop a new method of dating and using cosmic ray-produced nuclides in the rocks Stephen L. Burns (National Geographic Society) 12/15/89-2/15/90 SSSI No. 8 (Western Shore Admiralty Bay, King George Island), SPA No. 17 (Litchfield Island), SSSI No. 32 (Cape Shirreff) To take photographs