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Mast foundations during the construction phase. This photo is taken by the surveillance camera that Norut Narvik has placed in the test field.
Energy

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.

Photo: Morguefile.com
Cold Tech

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

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.
Avalanche

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
Arctic

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.
VIDEO

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.
Petro

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

Petro

“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.

The future is bright: Many Nordic regions have potentials for exploiting solar energy matching that of the solar giant Germany.

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