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IES develops weed-killing robot for agriculture use

30.12.2019

Researchers from Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Meža īpašnieku konsultatīvais centrs” in cooperation with agricultural professionals from organic farming company SIA “Tumes dārzeņi” works on development of weeding robot and testing of already develope…

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Finalized fieldwork campaigns for improved knowledge on Latvian and Estonian lake food webs

27.12.2019

Researchers and Estonian post-doctorate Katrit Karus from Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) finalized fieldwork campaigns that will improve knowledge on function of food webs in Latvian and Estonian lakes. Researchers carried out studies in 8 lakes (4 in Latvia and 4 in Es…

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IES publication on lake research and water monitoring using Sentinel satellite data

27.12.2019

Researchers and Estonian post-doctorateTuuli Soomets from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has developed research publication on satellite data based lake research “Comparison of Lake Optical Water Types Derived from Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3” published on “Re…

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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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IES develops innovative solutions for growing technologies and applications of spring medicinal and aromatic plants

15.10.2019

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions in cooperation with agriculture experts and organic farming company SIA “Field and Forest”, as well as Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis develop innovative technologies for organic farming of 9 wild spring medicinal and ar…

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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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