Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

Nord Observations and Research on Marine Life

Nord University - Norway

Arctic Ocean, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, North Atlantic Ocean, Project, Sustainably feed the global population, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change

For the Ocean Decade, Nord University will consolidate and expand its observations on marine biodiversity in a variety of habitats using conventional and new technologies, and publish this data online through the Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) and other open access platforms for use by researchers and citizens.

These include monitoring of zooplankton and benthos, collaboration with marineGEO, and new initiatives using webcams, eDNA and citizen science to increase availability of quality assured data and engagement with the public.

Start Date: 01/05/2022
End Date: 01/01/2031

This Project is hosted by the Ocean Decade Programme Marine Life 2030

Lead Contact: Mark Costello (