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UMC 2022

Please find below the presentation files that were authorized for public viewing by the  presenters. Click on the presentation name to access the PDF file.

A Dual ADCP-SMS Mooring System Survives Incredible Odds in the Pacific Ocean, an Eight Year JourneyRick Cole (RDSEA)


A Riser and Lifting System (RALS) Concept for a Deep-Sea Polymetallic Nodule MiningAlex Ran (JinAo Deep Sea Technology)

A few of OMA’s deepest, darkest secretsTom Dettweiler (TKD Enterprises)

Bioextraction as a Method for Processing Polymetallic Nodules - an Economic and Environmental Game ChangerRenee Grogan (Impossible Metals)

Age Constraints Through Osmium Isotope Stratigraphy and Chemical Compositions of the Ferromanganese Crusts from the Iwaki Seamount  - Katz Suzuki (JAMSTEC)

An Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Handbook for Marine Minerals - Marte Rusten (DNV)

Communicating Data Quality for Polymetallic Nodules ProjectsSean Aldrich (RSC Consulting Ltd)

Data Needs for Continued Consideration of Ferromanganese Crusts as a Potential Deep Ocean Minerals Resource Kira Mizell (USGS)

Diversity of marine minerals present in the Cook IslandsJohn Parianos (Cook Islands Seabed Minerals Authority)

Dynamic Models as Marine Minerals Prospecting ToolsEbbe Hvidegård Hartz (Aker BP)

Economically Viable Selective Harvesting of Polymetallic NodulesJason Gillham (Impossible Metals)

Ecosystem Modeling of Chemosynthesis Around Mound Type Methane HydrateTetsuo Yamazaki (Osaka Metropolitan University)

Environmental Monitoring in Marine Mineral Resource ManagementSteinar Ellefmo (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Establishing benthic radiochemical, sedimentological, organic, and foraminifera baselines prior to test mining in the CCZPatrick Schwing (Eckerd College)

Exploratory Data Analysis/Synthesis in Support of Cook Islands Nodule ExplorationMark Luther (University of South Florida)

Long-term Monitoring of Ocean Currents in the Tropical North Pacific from the Sea Surface to the Deep Benthic Boundary LayerJon Wood (Ocean Data Technologies)

Mishaps behind the success of OMI’s pilot mining tests, and lessons learnedRichard Petters (Ozean Engineering)

Ocean Minerals Company (OMCO) Miner TestCharles Morgan (Moana Hohonu Consulting) 

Progress on Deep Sea Mining Plume MitigationSteven Rizea (Deep Reach Technology)

Reminiscences of a young engineer's experiences with Ocean Mining in the 1970'sJohn Halkyard (Deep Reach Technology)

Seafloor Massive Sulphide Exploration in the German ISA License AreaUdo Barckhausen (BGR)

Selective Mining of The Seabed Using Telerobotic Mining TechniquesGreg Baiden (Penguin Automated Systems)

Ship to Ship Transfer of Polymetallic Nodules in the Deep and Open OceansTyson Breedlove (ABS) 

Taking the First Industrial Steps into the Deep Sea in Norway - Staale Monstad (Green Minerals AS)

Techno-economic Assessment of Deep-sea Mining - Dr. Rahul Sharma (National Institute of Oceanography)

The Vertical Approach: Sustainable Exploration of Mineral Resources in the Deep Sea Matthias Semel (Bauer Maschinen GmbH)

Turning the Resource into a Commodity - Dr. Espen Simonstad (Green Minerals AS)

Volumetric Acoustic Measurements on Polymetallic Nodules using a 3D Sonar System for Surface Density Estimation on the SeafloorMichael Ehrhardt (Fraunhofer-Institute for Biomedical Engineering)

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