Environmental monitoring of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (MOSJ)

Environmental monitoring of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (MOSJ) is an environmental monitoring system and part of the Government’s environmental monitoring in Norway. An important function is to provide a basis for evaluating whether the political targets set for the development of the environment in the North are being attained. MOSJ focuses on environmental information that is strategically important for politicians and environmental managers. MOSJ employs a selection of key indicators from the various thematic monitoring programmes and places them in context across disciplines and topics.