The Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD)

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Grimstad

Photo: Øystein Paulsen

The Norwegian Marine Data Centre (NMD) at the Institute of Marine Research was established as a national data centre dedicated to the professional processing and long-term storage of marine environmental and fisheries data and production of data products.

NMD maintains the largest collection of marine environmental and fisheries data in Norway.

Its most important tasks are:

  • to collect, quality-assure and store marine environmental and fisheries data
  • to make these data available for research