Planned maintenance

By laraf |

On January 18th a brief unresponsiveness of the site could occur due to maintenance work on the network infrastructure.

Additionally, on January 23rd and January 24th, as well as on February 6th and February 7th a planned maintenance will take place on the data storage platforms at MET Norway. Some data findable through the search interface will not be accessible during this period.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Introducing CF-NetCDF and Darwin Core Spreadsheet Templates on NorDataNet

By laraf |

Exciting news! NorDataNet is now hosting the Nansen Legacy Template Generator at This user-friendly tool simplifies the creation of FAIR-compliant data files. It enables you to effortlessly design spreadsheet templates with CF standard names or Darwin Core terms as column headers. Each template includes term descriptions and restrictions to ensure data accuracy. Start using the Nansen Legacy template generator today!

Major changes in the metadata catalogue

By laraf |

On Monday 20th of March the SolR back-end for the metadata catalogue of the data portal will be changed.

Some major modifications will be present, including changes of metadata identifiers for some of the records.

A namespace prefix no.met.adc for all records managed by the Arctic Data Centre ( is now added.

Some records might be missing at the beginning, but we are working on filling these gaps.