News & Announcements

ISA Calls For Applications For COMRA Training Programme in 2015

The International Seabed Authority is calling for applications for the training programme to be provided by China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) in 2015 pursuant to the contract for exploration for...

Mining Code

The "Mining Code" refers to the whole of the comprehensive set of rules, regulations and procedures issued by the International Seabed Authority to regulate prospecting, exploration and exploitation of marine minerals in the international seabed Area...read more

Mineral Resources

  • Polymetallic Sulphides

  • Ferromanganese Crusts

  • Polymetallic Nodules

Activities

A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise from mining activities including exploration and exploitation. Read more

Exploration Areas   Training           

Central Database Repository

A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise during mining activities, including exploration. Read more

Downloads

Briefing Paper 02/14
Taxonomic Standardization Workshop Series 1: Deep Sea Megafauna...
Briefing Paper 01/14
Deep Sea Mining: Environmental, Legal and Technical Challenges...
Selected Decisions and Documents of the Nineteenth Session
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