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MAREANO maps depth and topography, sediment composition, contaminants, biotopes and habitats in Norwegian waters.

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New Tender for Bathymetric Mapping in 2021

07.01.2021

The MAREANO programme will continue the bathymetric mapping in the Barents Sea this year, although only three smaller transects. A new tender competition for bathymetric mapping was published 8 March 2021.

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The MAREANO survey continues to the Sklinna Bank off mid-Norway

31.07.2020

Cruise diary: The ongoing MAREANO survey has now moved southwards from the Træna Bank to the Sklinna Bank on the mid-Norwegian shelf. The seafloor terrain here varies more than farther north, and we have found hitherto unregistered cold-water coral reefs.

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Horseshoe and cold-water coral reefs

29.07.2020

Cruise diary: In the framework of this year´s seabed mapping on the Norwegian continental shelf, R/V "G.O. Sars" arrived on Trænabanken last week.