The geology of my municipality

Explore geographical maps in your municipality

News
12.04.2018

Sea salt reveals when oxygen entered Earth’s atmosphere

Ancient sea salt provides new clues as to how Earth’s atmosphere became rich enough in oxygen to allow life to evolve.
News
07.11.2017

How continents rift apart

Complex interactions between new and old fault systems explain how continents break apart.
Blog
23.05.2018

What is time?

The geological timescale is far beyond a human lifespan and therefore challenging to comprehend.
Conference
11.04.2018

Minerals for the future

The Nature Conference “Minerals and Materials for a Sustainable Future”, will be held in Trondheim in September.
Conference
03.04.2018

Drilling program at sea

NGU host a 2-day long colloquium in October on research at the International Ocean Discovery Program.
ANNUAL REPORT
28.06.2017

Uncovering secrets

Read our Annual report 2016, Uncovering secrets.

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.