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The USA ambassador to Latvia visits the Institute for Environmental Solutions

29.07.2016

On the 28th of July, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) hosted the delegation of the Embassy of the United States in Latvia and the ambassador Nancy Bikoff Pettit. We were pleased to introduce the delegation to IES's achievements and future goals. The ambassador was especially int…

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IES Announces a Call for 8 Post-Doctoral Fellowships

29.07.2016

Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) seeks for 8 recent Ph.D. graduates to work on projects on the remote sensing; on the application of remote sensing for marine, inland waters and terrestrial ecosystems; lake ecology; pharmacognosy; ecosystem services; environmental management; vegetation…

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We are extanding the application for ESA Training Course on Radar and Optical Remote Sensing

07.06.2016

We are extanding the application for European Space Agency (ESA) Training Course on Radar and Optical Remote Sensing which will take place in Cēsis, from 5th-9th September. The submission of the applications will be open until the 21st of June, 12 pm. The course will provide an introduction…

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IES announces the call for 8th ESA Training Course on Radar and Optical Remote Sensing

11.05.2016

The European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia (MES) organise the 8th ESA Training Course on Radar and Optical Remote Sensing which will take place in Cēsis, from 5th-9th September. The cours…

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Find out how does climate change in lakes can affect human health

09.05.2016

During the holistic survey of the Burtnieks and Alūksne Lake the researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and the Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology have found out what kind of climate change caused toxins proliferate in the lakes and how many consumed fish could bring risks to…

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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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