The geology of my municipality

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Seeking greater investment in the Arctic ocean

The new research initiative GoNorth aims to explore the seafloor of the Artcic ocean.

NGU part of Europe-wide network for marine geology

The EU heavily supports the blue growth economy, which includes marine and maritime industries.

First PACT meeting in Goa

The first Indian-Norwegian meeting on Pliocene Arctic Climate Telconnections (PACT) took place at NCAOR in Vasco-da-Gama, Goa from 16th -18th January, 2017.

Uncovering secrets

Read our Annual report 2016, Uncovering secrets.


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"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.

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Overview of the most important mineral deposits in the Arctic

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.

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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.