Maps

The MINDeSEA consortium is working now on the compilation and creation of databases of existing data on seabed mineral occurrences in European waters. A first INSPIRE-compliant harmonised datasets and maps were produced  in December 2019. The dataset and GIS cartography contains data on more than 600 occurrences for hydrothermal mineralisations, Fe-Mn crusts, phosphorites, polymetallic nodules and marine placers. 

 
GIS viewer for MINDeSEA results

Through this viewer the results of the MINDeSEA project will be made accessible when they will be available through the project. 

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Seabed Mineral Occurrences in pan-European seas

2021 Compilation

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Seafloor massive sulphides  

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Fe-Mn crusts

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Polymetallic nodules

Phosphorites

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Placers

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