Total carbon

Service layer

Total carbon. The total amount of carbon (organic and in carbonate) in surface sediments.

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Specific usage

Total carbon content can be an indicator of high biological productivity on the sediment surface or in the masses of water above, where the sample is taken. Alternatively, it may indicate that biological material has been added to the site.


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Contact information

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

Contact owner:
Henning Jensen, – 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: Karbon


Access constraints: Open data

Use constraints: License

Licence: Norsk lisens for offentlige data (NLOD)

Security constraints: Unclassified