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    SALT has carried out a wide variety of projects tied to the sea and coast. The size and format of end products vary by project, but all are knowledge based and visually appealing. SALT´s goal is to always deliver according to the motto «academically strong – vibrant delivery», regardless whether we are delivering within research, consultancy or outreach. Client feedback testifies that SALT delivers according to promise.

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    Reference projects
     
    Environmental Study of Skjerstadfjorden

    Environmental Study of Skjerstadfjorden

    SALT managed a major environmental study of Skjerstadfjorden in co-operation with the sub-contractors Akvaplan-niva, NIVA and North University. The Skjertadfjord represents a unique fjord system where the greatest depth is 500 meters. The outlet in Saltstraumen is only 26 meters in depth. The study particularly focused on uncovering potential eutrhrophication of the fjord system.

    Read more about the study and download the report here:

    http://skjerstadfjorden.bodo.kommune.no/resultater/category5497.html

     
    DEVOTES

    DEVOTES

    DEVOTES is a Collaborative EU-project funded for 4 years. The goal of DEVOTES is to better understand the relationship between pressures from human activities and climatic influences and their effects on marine ecosystems. SALT is one of 23 partners. SALT is responsible for research and the final conference in Brussels in October 2016.

     
    Report on Marine Litter

    Report on Marine Litter

    The Report «Marine Litter: Knowledge, Actions and Needs» (only available in Norwegian) is generated by SALT for the Ministry of Transport and Communications, -at the temporary secretary for a feasible oil-protection and environmental center in the Lofoten/Vesterålen Islands. The report gives a thorough summary on the knowledge on marin litter, – and important tools in management, methods, technology and surveillance og marine litter in Norway. The report also comprise management of waste from fisheries and aquaculture.

     
    Non-Commercial Values Attached to Marine Resources in the Coastal Zone

    Non-Commercial Values Attached to Marine Resources in the Coastal Zone

    SALT is one of the collaborators in a research project aiming to study how the local population along the coast appreciate marine resources.

     
    Fishing For Litter

    Fishing For Litter

    Fishing for Litter is a 2 years test project (2016-2017) inviting fishing boats to take part in the clean up of marine litter. The boats collect marine litter that is trapped in their fishing gear. The fishing industry contributes to an enhanced environmental profit and better attitude regarding marine litter. Three big Norwegian fishing harbors have containers for this collected litter.

    Current projects

    Completed 2018

    Completed 2017

    Completed 2016

    Completed 2014

    Completed 2012