Nordpil has prepared websites ranging from the simple text-based pages to interactive websites with graphics and statistics databases. Services include web-based interactive maps using modern technologies. Some of these websites have risen to very high rankings and attracted some 100 000 visitors per month.

Pappaindex, interactive map Pappaindex, interactive map
November 1, 2015

Interactive map to visualize statistics on gender equality and parental leave in Sweden. The client is TCO, one of the larger unions in Sweden. The map, which allows zooming and inspecting the situation at municipal level and annual statistics from 2000-2014, was implemented using the D3 javascript library, and is fully rendering charts and maps in the web browser client. The application is also fully responsive, and is displays equally well on mobile devices as on desktop computers. The application is accessible at:

Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) inventory database Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON) inventory database
December 1, 2014

The inventory acts as a clearinghouse on infrastructure, stations and programmes for pollution, biodiversty, climate and other environmental parameters for the circumpolar Arctic. Nordpil summarized national reports into a database, which has now been web-enabled.

Other Web Other Web
  • Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) video library, containing videos on pollution and climate change in the Arctic. Nordpil assisted the client in documenting and uploading videos, in addition to structuring the library.
  • Geoportal of the Dniester River Basin, A database of spatial data for the joint management of the Dniester river basin, covering the countries of Moldova and Ukraine, including the Transnistria region. The portal includes interactive maps and the river basin atlas and is available in English and Russian. Nordpil migrated the application, using linux, ESRI ArcGIS Server, ESRI Geoportal Server and Joomla to a new virtual machine including updates and maintenance.
  • UNEP Shelf One Stop Data Shop, interactive map for reviewing geological data for ocean areas. The map service has been implemented by Nordpil in ESRI ArcIMS (2006-2012) and later moved to ESRI ArcGIS Server Javascript API (2012-). The client was the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Continental Shelf unit.
    Cartography, web design, javascript programming.
  • Globalis (rainforest portal), a resource on the importance of tropical rainforests for the global system, and their relationship to climate change. The portal is part of the Globalis information service on sustainable development issues. The website is run by the Norwegian UN Assocation, and has high-school students as the primary target group.
    Illustrations and preparation, design and cartography for global map views.
  • Globalis (biodiversity portal), a section of the Globalis information service covering all aspects of biodiversity, ecology and conservation (in Norwegian). The service is managed by the Norwegian UN Association.
    Illustrations and preparation, design and cartography for global map views.
  • Dniester river basin interactive map, prepared for UNEP/GRID-Arendal in cooperation with Zoï Environment.
    Interactive map powered by ESRI ArcGIS Server and ESRI ArcSDE.
  • Uganda biofuels atlas, interactive map prepared for UNEP/GRID-Arendal.
    Interactive map powered by ESRI ArcIMS and ESRI ArcSDE.
  • Globalis (Norwegian), an interactive information system on our shared world, with a focus on environment and development issues.
    Preparation, design and cartography of the data for the map views.
  • Prototype project for data and indicator resources (UNEP/DEWA)
    Draft web design in a discussion template, using Mura CMS, ColdFusion/Open BlueDragon, Tomcat, Apache.
  • University of the Arctic Atlas (map viewer)
  • UNEP/GRID-Arendal maps and graphics library
  • Arctic Environmental Atlas
  • Baltic Environmental Atlas
  • Globalis, interactive map and statistics database in collaboration with GVU (United Nations University), UNEP/GRID-Arendal and the Norwegian UN-ASsociation. The service included content management interface and digital asset management.
    Website development, management interface, map service set in Adobe ColdFusion, ESRI ArcIMS and ESRI ArcSDE. Service no longer accessible, previously at
  • Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)
  • Poverty Mapping, website, map database, resource catalog and link database for a joint FAO, UNEP/GRID-Arendal and CGIAR-CSI project.
    Programmed in Adobe ColdFusion, service no longer accessible, previously at
  • UNEP/GRID-Arendal
  • Arctic Parliamentarians
  • Conservation Finance Alliance guide
  • Baltic GIS
  • UNEP.Net