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Cēsis BREWERY will host the JCE Biennale travelling exhibition

15.06.2018

From the 29th of June 2018, the Institute for Environmental Solutions together with Kaņepe Culture Centre will host the Jeune Création Européenne (JCE, Young European Art) Biennale travelling exhibition, which will take place in the Science, art and gastronomy centre BREWERY, Lenču s…

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Using satellite data to analyse optical water types in Latvian and Estonian lakes

07.06.2018

Inland waterbodies, such as lakes, are optically more complex than marine or ocean waters, thus,  more challenging to be researched using remote sensing. To analyse them properly, researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) started to do remote sensing of Latvian and E…

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Sharing IES’s knowledge on lake research, ethnobotany and research of wild herbs

04.06.2018

On the 1st of June, the Institute of Environmental Solutions (IES) welcomed students from Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (ViA) and pupils from More Elementary School to share IES’s knowledge in lake research, ethnobotany and research of wild herbs. IES’ lake researcher Lin…

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IES brings The Netherland’s experience in developing bio-economy innovation ecosystems to Latvia

02.05.2018

On April 18 – 20, 2018, IES’s representatives together with Vidzeme planning region and other RDI2CluB project partners from Finland, Norway, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, as well as external experts from Latvian Food Cluster, Ministry of Agriculture of Latvia, the city of Äänekos…

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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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