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IES is looking for computer vision / data processing specialist

13.11.2019

Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) is looking for targeted and creative computer vision / data processing specialist. The core of IES is an international network of scientists, artists, engineers and practitioners who care for environment. We create ad hoc multidisciplinary teams to des…

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IES organizes training course for key decision-makers on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing

22.10.2019

On the 17th and 18th of October the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with European Space Agency and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia organized high-level training course for key decision-makers “Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Solutio…

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Waste audit tool developed for educational institutions, families and work places in Latvia and Estonia

21.10.2019

Partners of IES’s project WasteArt have developed first waste audit tool for schools and kindergartens in Latvia and Estonia. It can also be adjusted for households and workplaces. The tool has been developed by Vidzeme Planning Region in cooperation with expert from Foundation for Environme…

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Finalizing the experimental field research on medicinal and aromatic plants

15.10.2019

Researchers from the SIA “Field and Forest” and Institute for Environmental Solutions are about to finish 3-year field research on 5 medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs), which has been carried out in the experimental garden located in Priekuļi municipality in Latvia. This is the fin…

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Fieldwork campaigns to improve knowledge on function of Latvian and Estonian lake food webs

23.09.2019

Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with Estonian post-doctorate Katrit Karus has implemented the first three fieldwork campaigns on Latvian and Estonian lakes. Complex study of lake food webs will emphasize the importance of larval fish community studies. Researcher…

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WasteArt project welcomes the public to the international art exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” which is dedicated to rethinking waste

12.08.2019

On the 15th of August WasteArt project partners invite you to the opening of an international art exhibition “NOT out of sight, NOT out of mind” taking place in Tartu Nature House, Tartu, Estonia. The exhibition will stress the consequences of overconsumption and invite visitors to loo…

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Finalizing tests of medicinal and aromatic plants in experimental gardens

22.07.2019

During Summer 2019, researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” are finalizing the field works and observations in experimental gardens of 5 medicinal and aromatic plants to continue the research in lab – analysing the gathered data and f…

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IES helps to develop the Space and Geo-spatial Sector Skills Strategy

17.07.2019

As a part of the EO4GEO partnership, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has helped to develop the Space and Geo-spatial Sector Skills Strategy. The strategy proposes a concrete vision, mission and goals that will be used in the definition of a long-term action plan (LTAP) to address s…

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