More information about the disturbance experiments in the Peru Basin are now available for the public. Furthermore, the images documenting the experiments are now being digitalized. -website under progress-


JPI Oceans

The Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans is a coordinating and integrating strategic platform, open to all EU Member States and Associated Countries who invest in marine and maritime research.


International Seabed Authority

The International Seabed Authority regulates the exploitation and exploration of deepsea mining and grants licences for these purposes. One of MiningImpact's main goals is to contribute to the MiningCode which will be the regulatory framework for deepsea mining.



Ocean Blog about the Project and all Cruises

On this blog, scientist report from current RV SONNE cruises concerning the JPIO Mining Impact project.

Senckenberg about SO239

Also the Senckenberg scientists report about their experiences during the SO239 cruise.

RBINS Museum about SO239

The biologist Henri Robert bloged about the cruise.

Weekly Reports of SO239 and SO242

The Control Station German Research Vessels provides weekly cruise reports.