JordVAAK – Implementation of the Norwegian Agricultural Soil Monitoring Programme
NIBIO is a project driven research institute and collects approximately 100 million NOK annually in project funding from both national and international sources. A lot of activity is carried out through EU and EEA-projects and we also participate in research projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America. NIBIO coordinates several large international projects with a particular focus on food security and climate change. The list of projects is not complete.
Availability of data and information is crucial to be able to take correct decisions at all levels in many sectors: from healthcare to transport and energy, including bioeconomy, big data have become fundamental. The new challenges coming from data complexity and the demands for faster information management, elaboration and extraction call for a paradigm shift in the way data is acquired, stored, processed and analyzed. The solution for the challenges lies in the methods and in the technology, platform and software solutions of big data which are advancing rapidly. Especially the geospatial part of big data solution is a technology which is much newer and constantly in progress.