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New biotope map for the Barents Sea

The new map “Biotopes of the Barents Sea” has been web-published on and

Investigating climate change on Jan Mayen

Over the next four years, NGU scientists will be investigating variations in the climate and glaciers on Jan Mayen.

The Helmet – a tale of a salt pillar

MAREANOs first video station of 2015 documented a conspicuous seabed structure, about 300 km north-northeast of mainland Norway, known as The Helmet.


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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.

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Neonor 2

In the Nordland County area of Norway, is an area where there is a lot of movement in the earth’s crust.

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MAREANO maps the bathymetry, seafloor conditions, biodiversity, geodiversity and sedimentary contamination along the Norwegian coast and sea areas.

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The Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate (CAGE) conducts research on gas hydrates in arctic areas, and how they may affect ocean environments and the future of the global climate.

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Unstable rock slopes in Sogn og Fjordane

The project "Risk and Vulnerability Assessment for rock avalanches in Sogn og Fjordane" has the goal of systematically mapping all unstable rock slopes in Sogn og Fjordane county.