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Sharing our experience during the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016

06.05.2016

IES's leading researcher Dainis Jakovels and remote sensing researcher Agris Brauns will be the only Latvian representatives that will share their experience in hyperspectral remote sensing during the European Space Agency (ESA) Living Planet Symposium 2016. The event will be held in Prague, C…

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International researchers come together to reduce the Baltic Sea pollution

03.03.2016

The reduction of the Baltic Sea pollution is a huge challenge for whole Europe. Therefore, in October 2015, researchers from Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Latvia started the international WATERCHAIN project aiming to reduce the amount of nutrients and hazardous substances in river basins flowing to…

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IES’s researcher among the leading European researchers developing new methods for optical sensing of ecosystems

24.02.2016

On the 24th of February IES’s leading researcher Dr.Dainis Jakovels will speak at the conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, which is organised as a part of the OPTIMISE action and gathers together European researchers to discuss the innovative tools and methods for optical sensing of ecosystems.…

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Presenting the economic value of wild salmon in the Ogre River

01.02.2016

In 2015 the IES’s researchers Baiba Prūse and Matīss Žagars in cooperation with the researcher from Uppsala University Patrick Ronnback and the researcher from the University of Latvia Didzis Elferts, analysed the economic value of wild salmon in the Ogre River in Latvia. On the 5th of Febru…

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IES’s water researchers speaking at the 74th conference of the University of Latvia

29.01.2016

In 2015 the water researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) have carried out a number of interesting researches of lakes in Latvia. Some of them will be presented on 1st of February at the 74th conference of the University of Latvia. At the conference, the researchers Mar…

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1st Year of Sentinel-2 Satellite Data Simulation Completed

28.12.2015

The first airborne remote sensing data from pilot territories in Cēsis, Burtnieki and Sigulda were collected in the summer of 2015 as part of the SENTISIMULAT project led by the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES). The data were acquired by using Airborne Surveillance and Environmental Mon…

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The 1st stage of Sentinel-3 satellite data simulation over the Gulf of Riga has completed

28.12.2015

As part of the SENTIBALT project the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has carried out the 1st year’s flight activities of airborne remote sensing data acquisition in the Gulf of Riga. The data were acquired by using Airborne Surveillance and Environmental Monitoring System ARSENAL…

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Monitoring agricultural activities by using remote sensing

21.12.2015

On 14th of December IES's leading researcher Dr. Phys. Dainis Jakovels spoke about remote sensing data use for the monitoring of agricultural activities – how and if they can be used for the supervision of the National direct payments and the EU support to farmers. The lecture was a part…

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