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:
- Nordland National Park Centre, Norway
- Geological Survey of Norway
- University of Bodø
- Nordland County Council
- Saltdal municipality
Stiftelsen Nordland nasjonalparksenter – Nordland National Park Centre
NEED Project Norway – National Coordinator: Asbjørn Hagen