Sharing the IES's best practice in the Launch event of Copernicus Relays and Academy in Brussels


On the 6th of June, 2017 Inese Suija-Markova, the managing director of the Institute for Environmental Solutions travelled to Brussels to represent Latvia in the Launch event of Copernicus Relays and Copernicus Academy event in which she was also invited to give the speech of IES's best practi…

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IES's researchers share their knowledge in LC / LU and grassland mapping using advanced remote sensing


On 11 April 2017, the Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) hosted the seminar for potential end-users of satellite and airborne remote sensing data for Land Use and Land Cover (LC / LU) mapping in Latvia. The key speakers of the seminar were IES’s leading researcher Dainis Jakovels, C…

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IES announces 8 emerging artists who will represent Latvia in JCE Biennale 2017/2019


Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) together with Kaņepes Culture Centre and Latvian jury of art experts and professionals have selected eight most talented young artists from Latvia to participate in the Young Artists Biennale - Jeune Création Européenne (JCE) 2017/2019.…

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IES's researchers won the Best Poster Award in the ESA World Cover 2017 conference


The IES's researchers Dainis Jakovels, Agris Brauns, Jevgenijs Fiļipovs, Juris Taškovs, Roberts Rotbergs in collaboration with researcher Kārlis Zālīte from Tartu Observatory have created the poster "Assessment and monitoring of grasslands in Latvia: exploring the capabilities of S…

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The researchers will create an experimental garden containing medicinal and aromatic plants


The researchers from the Institute for Environmental Solutions in cooperation with SIA Field and Forest will create an experimental garden of medicinal and aromatic plants. The researchers will collect, research, analyze and select the types of the most valuableValerian (Valeriana officinalis L.),…

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Open Call for Young Artists – JCE Biennale of the Young European Art


Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) announces the launch of Latvian selection for Young Artists Biennale - Jeune Création Européenne (JCE). The open call invites Latvian artists aged 30 and under to submit their works of contemporary art.  Deadline: 25th of March, 2017.…

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IES's flying laboratory ARSENAL lands in the Košice Airport, Slovakia


According to the news of Košice Airport, the aircraft with the Latvian registration number YL - FBI (for clarity - it has nothing to do with the USA Federal Bureau of Investigation) is one of the most interesting aircrafts that has visited the airport lately. The aircraft serves as a platfo…

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IES joins the Copernicus Academy Network


The Institute for Environmental Solutions (IES) has been approved as the only Latvian representative in the Copernicus Academy Network. Thus, bringing international Earth observation knowledge closer to the next generation of Latvian researchers, scientists and practitioners. The Copernicus A…

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