Why Living Norway

Why do we need Living Norway

The primary objective of Living Norway will be to provide infrastructure fundament for cutting-edge and transparent science of highest societal relevance in ecology, including the associated fields of biodiversity, conservation biology, taxonomy, systematics and evolution. This also cover capacity building to equip end users with required technical and ethical background for transparent, relevant, and high-impact use.

To achieve this, Living Norway will focus on:

  • Develop new data infrastructure for facilitating FAIR management and publishing of data from ecology and associated fields at all organismal levels
  • Make use of state-of-the-art international interoperable technical solutions for archiving and data flow support
  • Actively promote data mobilization and data provision through targeted network activity and stakeholder involvement
  • Develop new curriculum for academic courses and end-user training, incorporating knowledge about infrastructure usage and related research ethics