GRID Arendal

Environmental information on the polar regions, the Nordic countries and adjacent seas.

Part of the UNEP GRID network (see separate entry).

UNEP/GRID-Arendal concentrates its efforts on the collection integration, analysis and dissemination of environmental data from existing sources. GRID-Arendal specialises in advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data preparation and modelling, database development, data searching and communication via tools such as the Internet and World Wide Web. Another important aspect is networking with partner agencies and assisting cooperating institutions in capacity building.

WWW includes downloadable maps and GIS data on the regions it covers (plus maps/data from the GEO1 report)