Fri, Mar 22|
Norway's Bridges, Tunnels and Roads
Webinar by Reidar Øgreid from Norway's Hydrographic Services. FREE to NorCham members with a discount code.
Time & Location
Mar 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
About the Event
Mr. Øgreid is employed by Norway's Hydrographic Services, which is a department of Norway's Mapping Authority. He works most of the time with instruments for measuring the water level in the sea. In this connection, he has been to over 300 different places along Norway's coast and installed tide gauges. Places such as Norway's volcanic island of Jan Mayen and Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard, which is the world's northernmost city and year-round research station. As part of the construction preparations, he has had temporary tide gauges in several of the places which will be presented.
He also has assignments for the Norwegian Space Agency.
He is a competitive handgun shooter which also entails some traveling in Norway. In shooting, he is the Norwegian champion 59 times and has participated in the Norwegian national shooting team.
He and his partner travel in Norway, either by car or motorbike. Often the trip goes to the wonderful places he has seen in connection with work.
In the presentation:
- Norway's beautiful fjords and waterfalls
- Breathtaking rock walls and cliffs
- Modern roads, bridges and tunnels
- 8 world records
- Old scenic roads
- 7 sites protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention
- Fairytale Glaciers
- 6,000-year-old rock carvings
- Ticket type
Those that register will receive a URL to connect to Zoom a few days before the event. NorCham members with the discount code are free.Price$10.00