The Norwegian Polar Institute is the national mapping authority for polar regions. Our geologists are researching areas where we lack knowledge of the geological conditions, and the institute is responsible for geological mapping in the Arctic and and in Antarctica.
Latest articles on geology
Special offer: Geoscience Atlas of Svalbard
The Geoscience Atlas has approximately 170 maps, 400 photographs as well as concise explanatory texts. It collects data from a variety of geoscientific disciplines and topics in one book.
Workshop about taking the next step to the snow research
The main idea of this workshop was to bring mostly early career and young researchers focusing on different thematics related to snow: physic, chemistry, microbiology and glaciology.
New geological map database
The Norwegian polar Institute's thematic map portal Svalbardkartet has been complemented with a geological map database constructed for the scale of 1:250 000.