About NGU

NGU is Norway’s national geological survey. We map Norway's geology, and disseminate and present data in order to meet society’s needs for basic geological knowledge. 

State agency

NGU is an agency under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. Our mission and activities are designed to promote added value and sustainable economic growth. NGU's headquarters are in Trondheim, and our 200 employees form a highly international work environment.

Research is an integral part of NGU's services and activity, and a prerequisite for performing geological mapping, that complies to international standards, on Norway's behalf.

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