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Fresh water found in the Norwegian Sea

‘When we the found fresh water leaking from the seabed, we were very surprised."

New maps for good fishing

Bigger catch, reduced fuel consumption, less equipment damage and more.

Exploring the seafloor

CAGE18-5 expedition blog, RV Kronprins Haakon (22.10 – 02.11.2018).

FEM in Finland for the 12th time

1000 people are expected at the FEM mining fair in Finland at the end of October.
Ground Motion Service

Mapping subsidence in cities and movements in mountains

The Earth’s surface is constantly changing. By use of radar measurements from satellite, we are able to map deformation in the landscape.

National Drill Core and Sample Centre

NGU's National Drill Core and Sample Centre is Norway's national archive for the geological samples.


Illustrasjonsbilde for prosjekt


"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.

Illustrasjonsbilde for prosjekt

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.

Illustrasjonsbilde for prosjekt


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.

Illustrasjonsbilde for prosjekt

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.