Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

China's Efforts in Deep Sea-Bed Mining: Law and Practice

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

The international deep sea-bed area, under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is named "the Area", which, together with its resources, is designated the common heritage of mankind. The International Seabed Authority (ISA), as the representative of mankind, manages all activities in the Area. China has been conducting deep sea-bed activities since the 1980s. It signed an exploration contract with the ISA and has obtained a mining zone block of 75,000 square kilometres in the Pacific sea-bed. This article aims to review and assess China's efforts in deep sea-bed exploration activities since the 1980s by looking at the questions of when China began its deep sea-bed activities and how it has been working with the International Seabed Authority. It will also examine why China has exerted, and continues to exert, efforts in the international sea-bed area, and what the implications of China's relevant law and practice are for the emergence and development of the international regime for deep sea-bed mining.

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/157180803322710994
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/157180803322710994
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/157180803322710994
2003-12-01
2016-12-11

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation