Marine Landscape WMS


The map service features wide variety of land forms and landscapes on the sea floor. Marine landscape is defined as a larger geographical area with visually uniform character. The interpretation is based on low-resolution depth data and parameters that can be extracted directly from these. The classification performed here is based on Naturtyper i Norge (NiN).

Specific usage

Visualize marine landscapes in a way that easily convey knowledge about Norwegian coastal and marine areas for management, industry and research. The main focus is on communicating the latest mapping and research results from the Mareano program, where Marine Landscape is included as part of habitat mapping.


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Contact information

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Contact metadata:
Janne Grete Wesche, – Geological Survey of Norway

Contact owner:
Sigrid Elvenes, – Geological Survey of Norway

Contact publisher:
Aave Lepland, – Geological Survey of Norway


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Distribution type: WMS service

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Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified