Illustration: This satellite-based picture shows subsidence at Oslo S, the main railway station in Bjørvika, Oslo. Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2014–16) / ESA SEOM INSARAP study / InSAR Norway project / NGU / Norut / PPO.labs, CC BY-SA 3.0.

KSAT, Norut, and PPO.labs have entered a strategic partnership to establish operational services of spaceborne radar technology to provide ground motion monitoring services.


A new report provides a combined overview of the Norwegian bio economy by outlining the current industrial uses of resources in forestry, agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture.

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Mastefundamenter under bygging. Foto er tatt av overvåkningskamera som Norut Narvik har utplassert på testfeltet.

A new 500 km long power line between Nordland and Finnmark should be completed within three years, but the challenge of casting the concrete foundations in the cold needs to be solved.

Flag map of Latvia. Illustration: Wikimedia Commons.

Migration trends from Latvia to Norway show a steep increase in past few years.

Barents Biocentre Lab. Photo: Guro Storskjær/

We are looking for a PhD candidate within advanced peptide synthesis and structure elucidation.

Cold Tech

Join us at the International Conference on Cold Climate Technology 26-28 May 2014 in Narvik, Norway.

Map of the Arctic.

Roald Amundsen Petroleum Research (RAmP) was launched at the Arctic Frontiers conference this week.

Goliat field layout. Illustration: Eni Norge.

Norwegian firms are being awarded major supplier contracts for the Goliat field development project. So says a brand new report from Norut Alta commissioned by Eni Norge.

The large increase in summit ski climbs is an important cause of the many avalanche accidents, writes the author of the chronicle. Photo: Yngve Antonsen.

Tromsø scientists want to establish a centre of excellence for avalanche monitoring.

Visiting the drone laboratory at Norut in Tromsø (from left) the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Liv Signe Navarsete, and the Centre Party’s Member of Parliament from Troms County, Irene Lange Nordahl, Senior Research Scientist Rune

The government promises that the NORDSATSING initiative will be continued for a further three years, up to the end of 2016.

Video (time-lapse) from the rising of the monitoring station. Photo: Markus Eckerstorfer.

Last week Norut installed a solifluction monitoring station recording downhill movement of soil at the Nordnes mountain in Troms county. See the building of the station here.

The Barents Sea Region.

Norut is participating in a major ENI project to map the environmental impact of petroleum extraction in the Barents Sea.


“This is a red-letter day for the region, the application group and Norut,” says CEO Ivan C. Burkow when summing up the establishment of a national centre for petroleum research in the Arctic.

Solar Energy Days are back. Come visit Narvik University College Thursdag May 2.