Biotopes TromsII/NordlandVII

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Modelled biotopes on the TromsII/NordlandVII area. Analyses of species counts from 222 video transects has allowed to identify ten different biotopes in Troms II/ Nordland VII area. Geological, morphological and oceanographic variables have been used for spatial prediction of the distribution of biotopes across area.

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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_T2N7


Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified