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Seabed mapping


What does the marine landscape look like on the Norwegian continental shelf and slope? What are the relationships between the physical environment, species diversity and biological resources? What impact does human activity have on seabed ecosystems? Are the sediments contaminated? Read more

living 1010 meter under the sea level. 
Photo: IMR.

Marine bioprospecting can be described as a systematic search for valuable compounds in marine organisms. The national strategy on marine bioprospecting was launched in Tromsø 8th of September 2009. Read more