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Latvian Environmental, Geology and Meteorological Centre (LVGMC)
Native name
Latvijas Vides, Geologijas un Meteorologijas Centrs
165 Maskavas Str.
+371 67 032 600
+371 67 145 154
Centre Website

organisation profile

Until 2005 Latvian Hydrometeorological Agency(LHMA)

Until July 2009  Latvian Environmental, Gelology and Hydrometeorological Agency. 

State limited Liability Company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre" registered in the Commercial 07.07.2009.

Main activities of the Centre:

  • development of environmental monitoring system in line with national and European policy needs, international recommendations and guidelines;
  • assessment of environmental quality and natural resources;
  • report on environment quality, meteorological, hydrological phenomena, warnings of dangerous and natural disasters, weather and hydrological forecasting;
  • environment laboratory testing;
  • management of environmental data, maintenance of databases on water resources and inland water quality, air emissions, air quality, chemicals, waste management and polluted areas;
  • maintenance of GHG emissions trading national scheme;
  • supervision of subsoil resources and insurance of rational subsoil use;
  • The Centre represents the Republic of Latvia within the World Meteorological Organization (WMO),  performs executive functions in Latvia implementing international conventions related to meteorology, hydrology and environment. LEGMC is a member of EUMETNET and EurogeoSuvey as well as represents Latvia at  EUMETSAT,  ECMWF , ECHA and acts as the National Focal Point of the European Environment Agency (EEA) within the European environment information and observation network (Eionet).

Centres`  tasks set by Cabinet of Ministers Order No. 448 from 01.07.2009 "On the State agency “Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Agency "and the State Hazardous Waste Management Agency liquidation and the limited liability company" Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Agency " foundation."

results in other services

  • Cruise summary report (CSR)
  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)
  • Marine environmental databases (EDMED)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
Collating centre
Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LHEI)
Latest update
29 August 2018 4:54:23 PM