Biotopes Tromsøflaket/Eggakanten

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Biotopes on Tromsøflaket and Eggakanten. The interpretation is based on video analysis, bottom samples and other information. The seabed is divided into seven classes based on differences and similarities in the composition of species. The names of these classes are brief descriptions of geology, landscape and dominant fauna.

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Specific usage

Biotope maps are important for the understanding of the sea floor, for both the MAREANO programme and for coastal mapping projects. These maps may be used for marine spatial planning and for various other consultancy activities related to the use of marine areas.


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Contact information

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

Contact owner:
Margaret Dolan, – Geological Survey of Norway

Contact publisher:
Aave Lepland, – Geological Survey of Norway


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Distribution type: WMS service

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Layer name: Biotoper_Trfl_Egk


Use limitations: No conditions apply

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified