It is a national goal for Norway to maintain a rich and clean ocean.
From left: Terje Thorsnes, Oddvar Longva, Valerie Bellec, Eilif Danielsen, Oddbjørn Totland, Leif Rise, Liv Plassen, Aave Lepland, John Anders Dahl, Margaret Dolan, Heidi Olsen, Reidulv Bøe, Dag Ottesen and Shyam Chand. In front: Yifeng Chen. Aivo Lepland was absent.
Marine Geology contributes to this by undertaking research and mapping of our coastal and ocean areas.
Knowledge of our ocean and seabed resources, together with an understanding of the natural and anthropogenic processes which affect them, are essential for sustainable management.
Our database of seabed geology should be up to data and available for the public.