Resources

Norway

The work of the NEED project in Norway are placed to the proteced areas of Junkerdal and Saltfjellet-Svartisen national parks. These areas are  located in northern Norway on the polar circle. The parks are known among other things for its limestone, and the high density of limestone caves.

Between these two national parks you will find Nordland national park center, which is a visitors centre that offers you both knowledge and thrills. It provides you with information about all the national parks in Nordland County and the surruonding areas. The centre has alot of geological information about the area, and they offer among other things a free walking map with highlighted geological events in close surroundings.

The main partners of the NEED-project in Norway are:

Contact

Stiftelsen Nordland nasjonalparksenter – Nordland National Park Centre
NEED Project Norway – National Coordinator: Asbjørn Hagen
aha(at)nordlandsnaturen.no



Themes: Elements of Geology, Landscape,
Countries: norway 
Attachments: documents(1) 

Google Earth Bedrock Map of Storjord

Google Earth Bedrock Map of Storjord

Norwegian Geological Survey has mapped the area of Storjord with bedrock details. The map can be wieved in google earth here.

Themes: Elements of Geology, Landscape, Natural Hazards,
Countries: norway 
Attachments: video(1) 

The geology of Storjord – Movie

The geology of Storjord – Movie

Storjords geology has been described by Norwegian geological survey. This information has been used to make a animation movie on the extreme events that happened after the last ice age. Also it is made a brochure which covers the whole area of Storjord, and informes about the geological highlights of Storjord. Both the brochure and [...]

Themes: Elements of Geology, Landscape,
Countries: norway 
Attachments: documents(5) 

River processes: Learning module

River processes: Learning module

This study module is related to the Nordland National Park Centre and its close surroundings. The area has many interesting Geological features and cultural monuments from earlier times. The module is aimed at understanding a Geological phenomenon in nature, river terraces, and their formation based upon using a Geo Lab installation. The valley, Saltdalen, has [...]

Themes: Elements of Geology, Landscape,
Countries: norway 
Attachments: documents(2) 

Hollows in the ground : Learning module

Hollows in the ground : Learning module

This module focuses on the first four types of hollows. It is important that the teacher lets the students explore the sites without giving out any fixed answers. The sequence of the sites in the nature trail is given to the students as GPS coordinates. They must themselves navigate to the sites. By building up [...]

Themes: Climate Change, Geological Materials,
Countries: norway 
Attachments: documents(2) 

Good and bad geology: Learning Module

Good and bad geology: Learning Module

The Good and Bad Geology study module is linked to the Nordland national park centres learning program in Nordland county. The study module Good and bad geology consists several numbers of activities. The visit at the centre is supposed to be a cognitive starter for the understanding of environmentally challenges in relation to different aspects of the use of geo-recourses. After the visit the schools can keep on working with issues that came up under the module. This to make sure that the learning process in this issue will continue.