Started in 1989 at the Division of Physical Oceanography as system developer using Pascal, Fortran and C as programming language. Have been involved in developing user friendly applications in Xwindows running on Operating Systems like SunOS, HP-UX and Linux.
I have been the head of the NMD, Norwegian Marine Datacentre since June 1999 and have been working on developing the NMD as a research group, starting with 5 man years and now more than 20 man years.
Active in several international data management imitatives;
IOC/IODE Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission/International oceanographic Data and Information Exchange.
ICES/DIG International Council for the Exploration of the Sea/Data and Information Group.