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Developing optical tools for sensing of plant physiology and ecosystem functioning

23.03.2015

IES’s leading researcher Dainis Jakovels is Latvia’s representative of programme COST action "Innovative optical tools for proximal sensing of ecophysiological processes (OPTIMISE)" No. ES1309. The action aims to promote international researchers collaboration for developme…

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The inter-relationships between renewable energy production and landscape quality within the COST programme

06.03.2015

As a member of the International science support programme COST IES’s leading researcher Anita Zariņa participate the action „Renewable Energy and Landscape Quality (RELY)” Nr. TU1401. The action aims to develop a better understanding of how landscape protection and management, a…

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The Project seminar in the forest

26.02.2015

The project “Forest Habitat Restoration within the Gauja National Park (FOR-REST)” LIFE10 NAT/LV/000159 seminar literally took place in the forest. During the seminar IES’s head of environmental department Gatis Eriņš and researcher Rūta Abaja talked about IES’s acco…

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Meeting international students

25.02.2015

Continuing our policy of sharing our knowledge and experience, we welcomed 35 international students from Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Lithuania and Estonia on February 24, 2015. The students heard firsthand from IES’s executive director Inese Suija-Markova and external affairs expert Uģis R…

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Broadening IES’s scientific network

29.01.2015

Recently IES’s leading researcher Anita Zariņa was nominated as a country representative for Latvia within an international science support programme COST action „Renewable Energy and Lanscape Quality”.  Engagement in COST  will extend the researcher’s as well as…

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What does the food chain tell us about the lake’s ecosystem?

09.12.2014

Another successful season of the Lake Burtnieks ecosystem research project has concluded.  In 2014, investigation efforts were aimed at a detailed analysis of food chain. Under the leadership of IES, a multi-disciplinary team of researchers carried out field-surveys of nutrients, phytoplankto…

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Airborne remote sensing for mapping of protected habitats

09.12.2014

Yeat 2014 was dominated by studying the habitats of European (EU) importance in Latvia's specially protected territories. On December 12th IES's researchers will present the study's results to the wider audience during the final project seminar. In spring 2014, IES launched the pr…

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