In the period of 1997-2000 Institute
has undertaken to realise 11 research projects funded by Latvian Council
The Institute participates in program No. 9 "Modelling of the coastal zone and underground hydrodynamic processes in Latvia"
Time frame: 1997 - December 2000.
Program director: Olgerts Lielausis,
1. Modelling of the coastal zone hydrodynamic processes.
Head: Uldis Bethers, Dr.phys.,
UL Faculty of Physics and Mathematics Laboratory of Mathematical Modelling
of Environmental and Technological Processes.
2. Modelling of underground hydrodynamic processes.
Head: Andrejs Cebers, Dr.habil.phys.,
UL Institute of Physics,
Leonids Buligins, Dr. phys.,
UL Faculty of Physics and Mathematics Center of Computational Technology.
3. Improvement of the geoid of Latvia and its connection to the Nordic geoid by using satellite altimetry data.
Head: Juris Zagars, Dr.phys.,
UL Institute of Astronomy
4. Preparation of cartographic materials.
Head: Janis Balodis, Dr.phys.,
UL Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics.
Realization of international projects
In 1998 the Institute participates in many international projects.
Research Center Rossendorf(Germany),
Dresden Technology University (Germany),
Research Center Juelich (Germany),
"Wacker Siltronic AG" (Germany),
"ABB Industrietechnik AG" (Germany),
Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland),
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA),
"Reynolds Metal Company" (USA).
Especially it is necessary to note the participation in wide European programm:
European Commission TMR Network ERB 4061 PL 970308 Target Europe Spallation Source.
Head: O.Lielausis, Dr.habil.phys.