Managing Impacts of Deep-seA reSource exploitation

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Managing Impacts of Deep-seA reSource exploitation - was a multidisciplinary research programme investigating the environmental impacts of extracting mineral and energy resources from the deep-sea environment. This included the exploitation of materials such as polymetallic sulphides, manganese nodules, cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts, methane hydrates and the potential mining of rare earth elements. MIDAS was funded under the European Commission's Framework 7 initiative Grant # 603418. Project budget: € 12 M, EC contribution: € 9 M, Partners: 32
Short titleMIDAS
AcronymMIDAS
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/11/131/11/16