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Developing innovative solutions for growing ginseng and Chinese horseradish in Latvia

22.01.2020

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” continues to develop innovative solutions for growing and cultivation of ginseng and Chinese horseradish in Latvia. They just closed 2nd year of field research and are heading to develop new value-add…

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IES develops improved seed sprouting methods for spring plants

17.01.2020

Team of researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) and SIA “Field and forest” started year 2020 with research on germination under different conditions for 9 wild spring medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) species, then developed new accelerated seed sprouting te…

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IES shares knowledge during the 6th World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

15.01.2020

A team of leading researchers Dr Ilva Nakurte, Dr Arta Kronberga and Dr Andrea Primavera from Institute of Environmental Solutions (IES) and SIA “Field and Forest” were invited to present their conclusions on genetic diversity of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) during the “6…

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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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