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Analysing the value of chemical composition of valerian and common dandelion growing in Latvia

20.04.2018

The researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions and SIA “Field and Forest” analyses chemical composition of valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) and common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) samples which were gathered in Latvia in 2017. The results were compared with param…

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Closing the first period of lake monitoring using remote sensing technologies

29.03.2018

In cooperation with the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES), Estonian researcher Tuuli Soomets has implemented the first 6-month period of lake monitoring using remote sensing technologies. The researcher has selected four case study lakes – Burtnieks, Lubāns, Rāzna in Latvia, and…

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International team of researchers will develop a handbook for reduction of harmful inflows into the Baltic Sea

12.03.2018

From the 13th to 14th of March IES will welcome an international team of water researchers from Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Latvia to develop interactive handbook for reduction of harmful inflows into the Baltic Sea. Since 2015, the team of researchers has been conducting various events to m…

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Developing innovative methods for cultivation of ginseng and Chinese horseradish in Latvia

09.03.2018

Researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with international experts of agriculture and SIA “Field and Forest” will develop innovative methods for cultivation of globally demanded herbs – ginseng (Panax spp.) and Chinese horseradish (Angelica…

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Reducing the load from catchment to the Baltic sea – Waterchain final seminar

15.02.2018

On the 23rd of May 2018, the final seminar of the Central Baltic region project Waterchain will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. During the seminar, researchers, experts and specialists from Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Latvia will highlight the results of the research of new approaches for redu…

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Building bioeconomy cluster and innovation ecosystem in the Vidzeme region

25.01.2018

To support development of bioeconomy in Latvia, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) in cooperation with the Vidzeme Planning region and partners from Finland, Norway, Poland and Estonia has started to build smart and sustainable bioeconomy innovation system in Vidzeme and other rural a…

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EO4GEO - building space / geospatial skills alliance

15.01.2018

On the 16th of January, 26 academic, private and public organisations from 16 countries (including Latvia) will kick-off the EO4GEO project aiming to bridge the skills gap between supply and demand of education and training in the space / geospatial sector.  Most of the project partners…

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Developing innovative tool for improved lake research and monitoring in Latvia

29.09.2017

The Institute for Environmental Solutions in cooperation with Estonian researcher Dr. Tuuli Soomets and Estonian Marine Institute has started the FLUID project aiming to support the national lake monitoring services by developing innovative satellite products for regional user needs. Durin…

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