The DSM Project as part of its information-sharing component has developed the following general and country-specific information brochures. Hard copies of the brochures are also available upon request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 Brochure 1 :Project Overview                             

Brochure 2: Minerals and Mining Process           

Brochure 3: Marine Minerals 

Brochure 4: Marine Mining and Technology Development 

Brochure 5: Mining Waste and Disposal  

Brochure 6: DSM Potential of the Pacific Islands Region 

Brochure 13: Precautionary Principle                                             

Brochure 14: Public Participation

Brochure 15: International Seabed Authority                                                  

Brochure 17: Seafloor Massive Sulphides

Brochure 19: Manganese Nodules (MN)

Brochure 20: Establishing Maritime Boundaries to Support DSM Developments 

Brochure 21: Cobalt-Rich Ferromanganese Crusts ( CRC)



Country-specific brochures can only be made available upon request and by approval of the host country.



Tonga Brochure 7-Restricted

Samoa Brochure 8

Kiribati Brochure 9                                                                              

Fiji Brochure 10

Cook Islands Brochure 11

Marshall Islands Brochure 12 -Restricted

Federated States of Micronesia Brochure 16

Tuvalu Brochure 18