Marine landscape

Service layer

The map layer features the landscape classification in the sea areas, defined as a larger geographical area with visually uniform character. The classification is based on bathymetry with 50 meter resolution and is part of the basis for the MAREANO habitat mapping. Read more about landscape

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Specific usage

The landscape map is part of the nature type mapping in Norway. Good habitat maps are a premise for being able to make comprehensive plans for the use and protection of nature. Map of marine landscapes can also be used as basis for decision making in the overall land use and environmental planning, vulnerability analyses, habitat mapping etc., or as geomorphological overview map. The level of detail in the data set indicates use within the map scale: 1: 100,000 to 1: 2000,000.


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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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Units of distribution: landsfiler

Layer name: MarineLandskap

Reference systems:
  • EPSG:4326, EPSG:32631, EPSG:32632, EPSG:32633, EPSG:32634, EPSG:32635, EPSG:27391; EPSG:27392; EPSG:27393; EPSG:27394; EPSG:27395; EPSG:27396; EPSG:27397; EPSG:27398;


Use limitations: No conditions apply

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified