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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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Hyperspectral and laser data use for the assessment of forest habitats

01.12.2015

On the 27th of November the researchers of the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) Gatis Eriņš and Rūta Abaja shared knowledge and experience in the hyperspectral data and laser data use for the assessment and protection of forest habitats during the seminar that was organised by Da…

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How satellite data can help Latvia’s development

03.11.2015

The increasing availability of high-resolution satellite and airborne remote sensing data will promote the multi-sectoral data use by international, national and local public institutions. Data about land cover and land use (LC-LU) provides valuable information that has a number of different appli…

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Discussing the views on man and nature with European philosophers

14.10.2015

On the 10th of October, 2015 the philosophic interest in the interaction between man and nature resulted in a discussion between the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and 9 European philosophers. The theme of day was the Anglo-Dutch philosopher and political economist Bernard Mandeville…

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Involving local students to analyse the Alūksne Lake's food-chain

12.10.2015

On the 12th of October the scientists from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and the Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology invited students from Maliena Primary School and Beja Primary School to carry out research of the Alūksne Lake’s food-chain together and enlighten how climate cha…

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Youngsters alongside scientists analysing Lake Burtnieks' food-chain

05.10.2015

On the 5th of October youngsters from Burtnieki Auseklis Secondary School and Rencēni Elementary School participated the Burtnieki Lake research. Alongside highly qualified scientists from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE) youngsters an…

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Sharing IES’s experience in implementing the space projects

05.10.2015

IES’s CEO Inese Suija-Markova shared her knowledge and experience in generating and implementing satellite data simulation projects as part of Integrated Applications Promotion Programme’s (IAP) seminar organised by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Ministry of Education and Scie…

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Local youngsters will explore the world of Lake Burtnieks

02.10.2015

On the 5th of October youngsters from Burtnieki Auseklis Secondary School and Rencēni Elementary School alongside scientists from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LIAE) will explore the world of Lake Burtnieks, by analysing its food-chain an…

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