Norway Digital CSW


Catalogue service for the national geographical infrastructure in Norway. This service is based on the OGC standard "OpenGIS® Catalogue Services Specification 2.0.2 - ISO Metadata Application Profile". This service can be used to execute metadata searches from web applications or desktop applications directly in the national "map catalogue" in order to view information and gain access to geographical information.

Specific usage

The service is used in QGIS, ArcMap, etc. to execute lookups in the Geonorge catalogue and then add services to the map.


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Contact information

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Contact metadata: – Norwegian Mapping Authority

Contact owner: – Norwegian Mapping Authority

Contact publisher: – Norwegian Mapping Authority


  • xml 1.0

Distribution type: Catalog service

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Use limitations: ingen bruksbegrensninger

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: Other restrictions

Other constraints: Åpen tilgang til lesing. Passord kreves for opplasting og endring av metadata

Security constraints: Unclassified