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The BarentsWatch WMS service provides the service layers used for the services at barentswatch.no and a few additional layers in order to make the information more accessible for other uses. The service layers can be adapted further if needs are clarified. Some service layers that are not appropriate for external use are not referred to. All the service layers are based on data from other agencies. Therefore, BarentsWatch/the Norwegian Coastal Administration are not the owners of all the data. If BarentsWatch does not add new information and the service layer is already presented by the data owner, it is not added to Geonorge even if it occurs in the service. See also BarentsWatch API for other access to the same data.
The map shows where the ice edge is now, meaning the boundary between solid ice and floating ice. The Norwegian Meteorological Institute updates the map every working day, Monday to Friday.