INVITATION AND HOMEPAGE

Maori Wood Carving

Underwater Mining Institute:

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON SEABED MINERAL DEPOSITS

13-18 November 2002
Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand

Photos from UMI 2002

Could exploration of the more than 20,000 km of volcanic arc of the Western Pacific seabed represent the next staking rush for mining companies?

The 32 nd Annual Conference of the Underwater Mining Institute (UMI) invites you to participate in a forum for serious discussion of this and other topics in Te Papa -- New Zealand's national museum.

Presentations on the following topics will be featured:

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Technical Chair
Charles L. Morgan Morgan & Associates E-mail: sauchai@aol.com

Technical Co-Chair and Host
Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

  • Alexander Malahoff, CEO
  • Cornel de Ronde Email: C.deRonde@gns.cri.nz

    Sponsor
    International Marine Minerals Society

  • James R. Hein, President: jhein@usgs.gov

    Conference Contact and Coordinator:
    Ms. Karynne Chong Morgan, Conference Coordinator
    Underwater Mining Institute, Hawai‘i Undersea Research Laboratory
    University of Hawai‘i, 1000 Pope Road, MSB 303, Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
    Phone: 808.956.6036 Fax: 808.956.9772 Email: karynnem@hawaii.edu

    UNDERWATER MINING INSTITUTE 2002

    Wellington, NZ