News & Announcements

Promoting Marine Science
The ISA will host a presentation on its Endowment Fund on Wednesday 30 April in Conference Room 5 of the UN headquarters in New York from 1:15 - 2:30pm. The Endowment Fund encourages and hopes to expand scientific research along the international seabed area and within the deep-sea environment.

Law Of The Sea Experts Appointed To Advisory Panel Of The International Seabed Authority Endowment Fund
The International Seabed Authority (ISA) today announced the appointment of the first seven members of the Advisory Panel for its Endowment Fund for Collaborative Marine Scientific Research. The ISA Endowment Fund was set up to encourage collaborative marine scientific research on the ocean floor beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. The Fund aims to fulfill this...

The Secretariat Of The International Seabed Authority Launches Its Endowment Fund
The International Seabed Authority launched its Endowment Fund project to encourage the conduct of collaborative marine scientific research in the international seabed area in India on February 18, 2008. To facilitate these activities, the Secretariat will create and maintain a list of ongoing opportunties for collaboration including research cruises and...

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 ...

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.