We are extending the application for Summer school on lake ecology and management



We are extending the application deadline for the Summer school on lake ecology and management which will take place in the Gauja National Park, Latvia, from the 24th of August until the 2nd of September. The submission of the applications will be open until the 9th of August.

If you are a master or a PhD student who is interested in life sciences, engineering, forestry and/or agriculture, send your CV and motivation letter to lidlauks@videsinstituts.lv and add "Application to Summer School in Latvia 2017" in the box of subject.

The summer school is aimed at transdisciplinary approach towards lake research and sustainable management. The participants will obtain theory and hands-on experience on collecting scientific information of lake ecosystem and developing recommendations for sustainable lake management in cooperation with various stakeholders – lake ecology and remote sensing experts, researchers, representatives of municipality, entrepreneurs, municipality, local community members. Lake Ungurs which is located in the Gauja National Park has been selected as the pilot territory.

The organizers will provide accommodation and catering.

Find more about the summer school, programme and application here

The summer school is supported by European Regional Developmend Fund, Interreg Central Baltic Programme, Cēsis municiplaity, University of Latvia, Riga Technical University and a/s “RIX Technologies”.