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A milestone in offshore wind

A milestone in offshore wind

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2018 14:07 GMT

On behalf of Ørsted, the first of 20 offshore wind turbine foundations using suction bucket technology (SBJ) has successfully been installed in the German sector of the North Sea. “We are happy to finally see the first installation in place. Now we want to make sure that the installation phase is executed in the best possible way,” said Peter Buhl, SBJ foundation project manager at Ørsted.

Will find solutions to flood damages

Will find solutions to flood damages

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2018 12:05 GMT

PHUSICOS is a large R&D project which will implement nature-based solutions to reduce the degree of damage caused by natural hazards (floods and landslides) that are associated with extreme weather in rural mountainous areas. The NGI-led consortium of 15 organizations include highly-ranked European research institutions, authorities and practitioners.

Taking care of the oceans

Taking care of the oceans

Press Releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 13:06 GMT

The contamination of the sea is one of our greatest environmental challenges. NGI contributes to cleaner seas, and participates in research programmes and international initiatives that aim to prevent pollution and give cleaner seas. Online measurement and monitoring of hydrocarbons in water, and research on how microplastics are spreading and affecting the seas of the world, are two examples.

Protecting our most valuable resource – water

Protecting our most valuable resource – water

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2018 13:53 GMT

Ensuring that our drinking water is safe is of utmost importance. Some say that diamonds are a girl's best friend. Numerous countries have gone to war over both gold, oil and diamonds. However, neither diamonds nor oil is worth nothing in the absence of clean drinking water. The German Environment Agency and NGI is on hosting a workshop in Berlin. The mission? Protecting EU's drinking water.

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Satellite measurements provide safer E18-construction

Satellite measurements provide safer E18-construction

News   •   Dec 19, 2017 14:06 GMT

Data from InSAR satellite measurements will be used to monitor the construction of the E18 west of Oslo. Movements and ground displacements will be registered with millimetre precision before, during and after the construction work. This marks the first time that the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (SVV) is using InSAR measurements to monitor displacements on a major road project in Norway.

Safeguarding future water supplies

Safeguarding future water supplies

News   •   Nov 14, 2017 09:43 GMT

How do you make sure that critical water supplies are not disrupted in the future? That was the overriding purpose when NGI was summoned to map rockfall inside the nearly 4 km long raw water tunnel of Nedre Romerike Vannverk IKS; the waterworks outside Lillestrøm, about 25 km north-east of Oslo. In addition NGI was asked to recommend measures to protect the water tunnel from future incidents.

Toxins in Tyrifjorden - where do they come from?

Toxins in Tyrifjorden - where do they come from?

News   •   May 04, 2017 11:25 GMT

In 2014 and 2015 the Norwegian Environment Agency (NEA) found that PFOS levels in fish from lake Tyrifjorden were respectively 20 and 45 times higher on average than in fish from the lakes Mjøsa and Randsfjorden. The NEA has therefore initiated a project to detect the emission sources.

New opportunity in the US

New opportunity in the US

News   •   Sep 12, 2016 10:00 GMT

After 14 years of operation, NGI Houston is expanding into other market areas in the US by acquiring an advanced soils laboratory in Houston.

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ISFOG 2015 Oslo

ISFOG 2015 Oslo

Events   •   Feb 17, 2015 10:12 GMT

NGI will host the 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG) 10-12 June 2015. ISFOG provides a specialist international forum to address geotechnical engineering challenges for those working in offshore construction, design and research. Delegates are welcome to the bright and light Nordic summer, as ISFOG will now for the first time be held outside Australia. ...

Jun 09 - Jun 12

Scandic Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo http://www.holmenkollenparkhotel.no/en

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Example results from InSAR measurements with web-based presentation, from Oslo S area, on a Project for Bane Nor.

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TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites in formation flight over Europe

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Offshore wind - large dimensions

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The foundation of the large wind turbines are challenging, as strong forces such as wind, waves and strong currents are playing a vital r...

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From the Bergen railway, photo Svein Ulvund

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