CRESTA Zones Map Data
for Norway

CRESTA Zones map data for Norway helps to analyse and present natural hazard risk, based on the system established by the world’s leading reinsurers. While peril-independent, CRESTA (Catastrophe Risk Evaluating and Standardising Target Accumulations) has established a uniform and global system to transfer, electronically, aggregated exposure data for accumulation risk control and modelling among insurers and reinsurers.

CRESTA Zones

CRESTA Zones Map Data
for Norway

CRESTA zones were originally developed as a joint project of the Swiss Reinsurance Company, the Gerling-Konzern Globale Reinsurance Company and the Munich Reinsurance Company. Europa Technologies was part of the original team who brought the standard into the digital mapping era and has maintained a CRESTA zone map data product longer than any other vendor.

Insurance professionals need accurate and reliable maps and databases. In today’s times of climate change, demand has increased for location intelligence to manage risks and reduce exposure. Our CRESTA Zones map data for Norway offers insurers an important basis for aggregated risk assessment, exposure management and reinsurance negotiation & reporting.

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One of the Nordic countries, the Kingdom of Norway is Europe’s most northern country. It is bordered by Sweden, Finland and Russia and has an extensive coastline, with over 50,000 islands. The capital city is Oslo.
It is a unitary sovereign state with a constitutional monarchy and is divided into eleven administrative counties or fylke, plus some overseas territories. Historically it has had political unions with both Denmark and Sweden; the dissolution of the union with Sweden in the early 20th century resulted in a national referendum whereby the people of Norway declared preference for a monarchy over a republic.
Norway is not densely populated and is becoming more urbanised with the slight rise in immigration. It is a highly developed nation with a reputation for high standards of living and education. Per-capita Norway is the wealthiest country in the world. Since the discovery of offshore oil fields in 1960s, Norway has risen to become a large producer of oil and gas. This industry along with fishing, mineral resources and the service industry contribute considerably to the Norwegian economy. With its stunning coastline, Norway is a growing tourist destination.
Norway is ahead of the game environmentally with 98% of domestic electricity produced by hydro-electric power. It is renowned for music, art and literature. Sport is also important, and Norway performs consistently well in international winter sports.
It is a key player in the international field as a member of the United Nations and NATO.

Global CRESTA Plus

Global CRESTA Plus is our digital implementation of the CRESTA standard. Given a location in Norway, the product enables applications to look up the applicable CRESTA zone and then analyse/present aggregate risk across a portfolio. Applications can be further enhanced by adding a variety of natural hazard data sets such as earthquake locations, storm paths, meteorological, geological and insurance-specific statistical data.

Global CRESTA Plus can be licensed just for Norway, by continent or world-wide.

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High & Low Resolutions Zones

In accordance with the published standard, Global CRESTA Plus is available in high and low resolution versions. Please note that both products are at the same scale and accuracy, but the high resolution version contains more granular zones which are generally required for catastrophe modelling applications using CRESTA zones.

CRESTA Zones Map Data for Norway
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Available through viaEuropa

CRESTA Zones for Norway is available through viaEuropa – the award-winning hosted map and API platform from Europa Technologies.

viaEuropa delivers high quality, fully maintained, digital maps and location data directly to your web applications, desktop GIS and mobile apps. Use viaEuropa to drive location intelligent solutions quickly, easily and efficiently.

Utilise the viaEuropa API service to look-up the high/low resolution CRESTA zone ID for any location in Norway, or use the WMTS/WMS service to visualise your locations on a CRESTA zone map.

viaEuropa
viaEuropa

Data Formats & Delivery

CRESTA Zones map data for Norway is available in the following popular GIS formats:

  • Esri Shapefile
  • Esri File GeoDatabase
  • MapInfo TAB (Extended)

All data products are delivered using our secure data delivery platform, Europa Data Vault.

Orders, Formats & Delivery

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Global CRESTA Plus helps brokers and reinsurers assess and present natural hazard risk, based on CRESTA zones, using the system established by the world’s leading reinsurers. It enables applications to quickly establish the CRESTA zone and then analyse/present aggregate risk across a portfolio. Global CRESTA Plus offers insurers an important basis for aggregated risk assessment, exposure management and reinsurance negotiation and reporting.

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Do get in touch if you would like more details about CRESTA Zones for Norway (technical, licensing, pricing, etc.) or would like to arrange a personalised demo. Our product specialists will be happy to provide you with a free consultation.

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