What is State of the Environment Norway?
State of the Environment Norway aims to provide you with the latest information about the state and development of the environment. The service presents environmental topics in a simple and easy-to-follow way and provides access to more detailed scientific presentations. On most of the pages you will also find further information about legislation and international agreements, environmental targets, references and relevant links. In addition you may download the latest data sets.
Who is responsible for State of the Environment Norway?
The Ministry of the Environment has assigned the production of State of the Environment Norway to the environmental authorities. The Climate and Pollution Agency has the overall editorial responsibility.
The content has been produced and quality checked by the respective environmental agencies. The Directorate for Nature Management is responsible for the topics on "biological diversity" and "outdoor recreation", while the Directorate for Cultural Heritage is responsible for the topic on "cultural heritage". The Norwegian Polar Institute has prepared the topic about "polar regions", and The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority is responsible for "radioactive contamination". The Climate and Pollution Agency is responsible for "water pollution", "hazardous chemicals", "climate and ozone", "noise", "air pollution", "waste" and "international co-operation".
Statistics Norway, the Norwegian Institute for Water Research, the Norwegian Institute for Air Research, the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and the Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research have supplied the service with data.
The web site has been developed by Logica Norway.
Alison Coulthard is responsible for the translation of most of the pages that are available in English.
You are free to use the text, tables, figures and maps from State of the Environment Norway, provided you refer to your source in accordance with the following guidelines:
Text, tables and figures
For text, tables and figures: Source: State of the Environment Norway (http://environment.no/)
Standard copyright rules apply. You must contact our editorial staff if you want to use our pictures.
How to contact us
If you have questions or comments, please send us an e-mail. You may also send us a fax on +47 22 67 67 06, and address it to State of the Environment Norway.
You are also welcome to call one of our editors, Ingunn Selvik or Gro Haram, at +47 22 57 34 00.
Opening hours are from 08.00 to 15.00 from 15 May to 15 September, and 08.00 to 15.45 from 15 September to 15 May.