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7th OES Baltic Symposium
The planned 7th OES Baltic Symposium at the end of August 2016 has been postponed for now and the precise information regarding new symposium's place and time will be available in September 2016.

Welcome to the Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology. We are a small scientific institute dedicated to basic and applied research of ecology and environmental problems in the Baltic Sea. Most of our work focuses on the Gulf of Riga and the Latvian part of the Baltic Proper, where we are also responsible for marine environmental monitoring.

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    Research areas:
  • Marine environmental monitoring
  • Long-term changes in the Baltic Sea
  • Seasonal cycles in brackish plankton and benthic communities
  • Vertical fluxes
  • Benthic-pelagic coupling
  • Coastal biodiversity
  • Invasive species
  • Ecological modelling
  • Toxic algae and algal toxins




Our address

Voleru iela 4, LV-1007, Rīga. E-mail:hydro@latnet.lv
Administration: 67601995. Bookkeeping: 67610851. Fax: 67601995