Operational Guidelines​​

Operational Guidelines​​

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ATCM Guidelines for the Operation of Aircraft Near Concentrations of Birds in Antarctica (2004)These guidelines, nearly identical to corresponding guidelines developed by COMNAP, were adopted by the 2004 Antarctic Treaty Meeting through Resolution 2 (2004). These supersede any previous versions of the guidelines developed by COMNAP.www.comnap.aq/documents/atcm_guidelines_aircraftwildlife_2004.pdfoperational-guidelines
ATCM Guidelines for Environmental Impact Assessment in Antarctica (2005)Updated version of original 1999 Guidelineswww.comnap.aq/documents/atcm_guidelines_envimpactassessment_2005_en.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP Practical Guidelines for Developing and Designing Environmental Monitoring Programmes in Antarctica (January 2005)COMNAP Practical Guidelines for Developing and Designing Environmental Monitoring Programmes in Antarctica (January 2005)www.comnap.aq/documents/comnap_guidelines_practicalmonitoring_2005.pdfoperational-guidelines
ATCM Shipping Guidelines (2004)“Guidelines for Ships Operating in Arctic and Antarctic Ice-Covered Waters” adopted by ATCM XXVII through Decision 4 (2004). These are based on the guidelines proposed by COMNAP in its Working Paper 27ATCM-WP009RevB . The Chair of ATCM XXVII forwarded these guidelines to IMO for its consideration. The text provided here is the original text of Decision 4 (2004), extracted from the final report of ATCM XXVII.www.comnap.aq/documents/atcm_guidelines_shipping_2004.pdfoperational-guidelines
ATCM Guidelines For Antarctic Protected Areas (2000)Guidelines for implementation of the framework for protected areas set forth in Article 3, Annex V of the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty (Madrid Protocol)www.comnap.aq/documents/atcm_guidelines_protectedareas_2000.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP Guidelines for Advance Exchange of Operational Information on Antarctic Activities (revised 1999)Note that the reporting procedure and formats included in these guidelines are not fully compatible with the more recent requirements of exchange of information as specified in recent Antarctic Treaty resolutions.www.comnap.aq/documents/comnap_guidelines_advanceexchange_1999.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP Visitors’ Guide to the Antarctic (1995)COMNAP Visitors’ Guide to the Antarctic (1995)www.comnap.aq/documents/comnap_guidelines_visitguide_1995.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP / SCAR Checklists for Supply Chain Managers of National Antarctic Programmes for the Reduction in the Risk of Transfer of Non-native Species (Brochure format) (2010)Checklists developed by COMNAP and SCAR as a result of the 2010 Workshop on non-native species in Antarctica. These checklists were included in COMNAP/SCAR Working Paper 12 to ATCM XXXIV/CEPXIV and are now included in the CEP Non-native Species Manual.www.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP_SCAR_Checklists_for_Supply_Chain_Managers.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP / SCAR Checklists for Supply Chain Managers of National Antarctic Programmes to Reduce the Risk of Transfer of Non-native Species (Poster format) (2010)Checklists developed by COMNAP and SCAR as a result of the 2010 Workshop on non-native species in Antarctica. These checklists were included in COMNAP/SCAR Working Paper 12 to ATCM XXXIV/CEPXIV and are now included in the CEP Non-native Species Manual.www.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP_SCAR_Checklist_4_Managers_A2_poster6April_Final.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP Best Practice for Energy Management (2007)COMNAP Best Practice for Energy Management Guidelines presented by COMNAP as Working Paper 35 at ATCM XXX / CEP X.www.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP_energy_management_best_practice_wp035.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP Emergency Response and Contingency Planning (2004)COMNAP’s framework and guidelines for emergency response and contingency planning in Antarctica. Presented by COMNAP as Information Paper 12 at ATCMXXVII / CEP VII.www.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP_ip012_emergency-response.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP’s Best Practice to avoid Waste Water Disposal onto Icefree Ground at Inland Stations (2002)Presented by COMNAP as Information Paper 51 at ATCM XXV / CEP V.www.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP_ip053_best-practice-waste-water.pdfoperational-guidelines
SCAR’s Code of conduct for the exploration and research of subglacial aquatic environments (2017)SCAR’s Code of conduct for the exploration and research of subglacial aquatic environments (2017) adopted as ATCM XL Resolution 2 (2017).www.comnap.aq/documents/ATCM40_2017_Resolution_2_SCARs_CoC_Exploration_and_Research_of_Subglacial_Aquatic_Env.pdfoperational-guidelines
COMNAP RPAS Handbook 25 October 2019 PDF FormatCOMNAP RPAS Handbook 25 October 2019 PDF Formatwww.comnap.aq/documents/COMNAP-RPAS-Handbook-25-October-2019-PDF-Format.pdfoperational-guidelines