News & Announcements

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.

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...

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