The geology of my municipality

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News
29.05.2017

A volcano gave us the bike

A volcanic eruption in Indonesia was the direct reason we got the bike 200 years ago.
News
26.05.2017

Investigate methane leaks on the seabed

An area in the ocean west of Lofoten will be investigated for methane leaks in the summer.
Blog
10.02.2017

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.

Projects

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NORCRUST

"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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MINN

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

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

Did you know

Apatite in bones and teeth

The mineral apatite build bones and teeth of humans and animals.

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