News & Announcements

2008 ISA Workshop
A Workshop on Polymetallic Nodule Mining Technology - Current Status and Challenges Ahead will be held in India from 18-22 February 2008. The workshop is jointly organised by the International Seabed Authority and the Ministry of Earth Sciences in India and will be held at the National Insitute of Ocean Technology in Chennai. More details on the workshop ...

Interactive Resource Maps
A web-enabled interface of the ISA Geographic Information System displaying resource data from the Central Data Repository (CDR) is now accessible online.  The system will continue to be developed as a platform to integrate available information and additional data from various sources.

ISA Library Online Catalogue
The Authority's online library catalogue (CDS/ISIS) is accessible using a menu-driven generalised Information Storage and Retrieval system WINISIS. It is designed specifically for the computerised management of structured textural databases, particularly suited to bibliographical applications and is used for the many small and medium-sized libraries.

Polymetallic Nodule Deposit Formation Meeting
A mid-course meeting on the Geological Model of Polymetallic Nodule Deposit Formation in the Clarion-Clipperton Region was held at the East-West Centre, Hawaii from the 24-26 October 2006. ISA team members working on the Geological Model Programme for the International Seabed Authority met to assess the progress made to date in their efforts and to adjust the individual...

Scheduled Meetings For 2007
Thu, 2006-11-30 10:0705-08 March - Seminar (Indonesia) 16-20 April 2007 - International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) conference in Kingston, Jamaica 4-8 June 2007 – States Parties (New York) 02-06 July 2007 - LTC (Kingston, Jamaica) 09-20 July 2007- ISA 13th Session (Kingston, Jamaica) 11 September 2007 - UNGA (New York)