Service layer

The map layer is based on grain size distribution and indicates how easy it is to excavate an area and the expected stability of excavated areas.

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Specific usage

This data can be used as basis for decision making in the overall land use and environmental planning, in connection with installations on the seabed etc. The data is also useful for fish farmers and harbour authorities.


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Contact information

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Contact metadata:
Janne Grete Wesche, metadataansvarlig@ngu.no – Geological Survey of Norway

Contact owner:
Oddvar Longva, Oddvar.Longva@ngu.no – Geological Survey of Norway

Contact publisher:
Aave Lepland, aave.lepland@ngu.no – Geological Survey of Norway


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Distribution type: WMS service

Get Capabilities Url: http://geo.ngu.no/mapserver/MarineGrunnkartWMS?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&SERVICE=WMS

Layer name: Gravbarhet

Reference systems:
  • 4326, 32633, 32631, 32632, 32633, 32634, 32635, 4267, 4269


Use limitations: No conditions apply

Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified