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.
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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.
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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.
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Cruise Report - RV SONNE Expedition SO268 (17.02. – 27.05.2019) (report)

Mineral Resources of the Deep Sea - Formation, Potential and Risks (brochure)

MiningImpact Proposal:

BGR - Environmental Impact Assessment:

DEME-GSR - Environmental Impact Assessment: