Articles

SARiNOR - Enhanced collaboration on preparedness

A measure to enhance efficiency and capacity in search and rescue operations in the High North.

Last changed: 07. July 2014

Several reasons why the sea is rising

A warmer climate leads to higher sea levels worldwide. However, this does not mean that the sea level is rising by an equivalent amount along the Norwegian coast. Tectonic uplift also plays an important role.

Last changed: 07. July 2014

The ice edge – a vulnerable place with lots of life

As the ice melts and moves northwards in the Arctic spring, a productive band teeming with life is created in an otherwise nutrient-poor sea.

Last changed: 07. July 2014

National Ports Directory

Detailed information about ports and harbor facilities along the norwegian coastline. An overview for people on the sea and the shipping companies.

Last changed: 03. July 2014

Getting more freight off the road onto the sea

The Government is keen to switch more freight transport from road to sea. Transporting freight by sea is energy-efficient, causing relatively low greenhouse gas emissions.

Last changed: 16. September 2013

Satellite-based AIS

The AISSat-1 satellite keeps its eye on shipping traffic in Norwegian and international waters.

Last changed: 16. September 2013

Research funding in the High North

Taking a look at what research that funding can be applied for in the area covered by BarentsWatch.

Last changed: 16. September 2013

Fewer vessels in the Norwegian fishing fleet

There has been a considerable drop in the number of fishing vessels since 1995. The biggest decline has been noted mainly among the smallest vessels.

Last changed: 16. September 2013

Fishing - Norwegian-Atlantic cod

Steady rise in cod stocks.

Last changed: 16. September 2013

FishExchange

This project gathers data about fish stocks in the Barent Sea. 

Last changed: 16. September 2013