An oasis in the Arctic sustained marine life during the last Ice Age
20.000 years ago, there was a small ice-free oasis between ice covered continents and the ocean where marine life prevailed.
Sea salt reveals when oxygen entered Earth’s atmosphere
Ancient sea salt provides new clues as to how Earth’s atmosphere became rich enough in oxygen to allow life to evolve.
Seeking greater investment in the Arctic ocean
The new research initiative GoNorth aims to explore the seafloor of the Artcic ocean.
Uncovering major landslide activity
Scientists have uncovered traces of several hundred landslides in Trondheim municipality.
Read our Annual Report 2016 - Uncovering secrets.
"NORCRUST - Norwegian margin fluid systems and methane derived carbonate crusts" is a collaborative project lead by the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU), funded by The Research Council of Norway's (NFR) PETROMAKS 2 programme.
All available information on the most important metal- and diamond deposits in the Arctic, north of 60oN, has been assembled and made accessible. The Geological Survey of Norway has led the project which has involved eight countries in the Artic.
Mineral Resources in North Norway (MINN) is a programme for geophysical mapping in northern Norway and part of a recently initiated Norwegian governmental strategy for developing the mineral industry in Norway.
In the Nordland County area of Norway, is an area where there is a lot of movement in the earth’s crust.