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Name
Latvia University of Agriculture
Address
Liela str. 2
Zipcode
LV-3001
City
Jelgava
Country
Latvia
Phone
+371 63029908
Fax
+371 63022180

organisation profile

Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Management,
Faculty of Rural Engineering

Latvia University of Agriculture (LLU) provides education, research, extension and continuing studies in agriculture, food industry and forestry. LUA is the only higher agricultural education establishment in Latvia. LLU comprises 9 Faculties consisting of 8 institutes and 42 departments. Number of students is about 10000, total number of teaching staff is 388, including 36 Doctors Habilitatus and 160 Doctors of Sciences. The former four state research institutes from 1998 integrated in LLU and working together with relevant faculties.

Department was created as the Department of Land Reclamation (drainage and irrigation) in 1951. Department covered different subjects in the fields of drainage and water management. Department changed the field of main activities in 1993, when the Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Management was established. Today the department covers the broader range of subjects including ecology, environmental science, environmental engineering, drainage and irrigation, water management, mathematical modeling of for hydrological processes, etc. Teaching staff of the department is 13 lecturers and laboratory assistants.

results in other services

  • Marine environmental research project (EDMERP)

edmo metadata

EDMO record id
985
Collating centre
Latvian Institute of Aquatic Ecology (LHEI)
Latest update
18 June 2008 4:52:28 PM