The international conference “Anthropogenic chemical pollution’s impact on the Baltic Sea and its related ecosystems” with participants from the Baltic Sea region countries took place in Liepāja on October 11 and 12
“Baltijas krasti” conference in Liepāja
On October 11-12 in Liepāja, Latvia the international conference “Anthropogenic chemical pollution’s impact on the Baltic Sea and its related ecosystems” organized by NGO “Baltijas krasti” was held. Participants from the Baltic Sea Region took part in the conference. For more details on the event programme see here. The conference was held both in person and remotely, the recording is available here.
Inta Dimante-Deimantoviča, Senior Researcher at LIAE, presented Interreg project “TRUST ALUM” and the use of ALUM method for water purification from Phosphorus Research assistant Natālija Suhareva talked about the biotransport of hazardous substances in the coastal waters of the Baltic Sea, presenting the results of a study on perch, and research assistant Marta Barone informed about microplastic pollution in the environment and the research conducted on this topic at LIAE.
Participation in the conference was supported by Interreg BSR project “TRUST ALUM”, EEA and Norwegian financial instruments 2014-2021 of Bilateral Cooperation Fund strategic initiative No. FM2022/37 “Dynamics and spread of microplastic pollution in Latvian and Icelandic seas and lake waters – initiation of a new direction of cooperation”, Latvian Environmental Protection Fund project “Improving monitoring of microplastic pollution in rivers and coastal sands” No. 1 08/37/2022 and ESF co-financed project No. 8.2.2. within the framework of the 3rd round project “Strengthening the capacity of LU doctoral studies in the framework of the new doctoral model” (agreement No. 188.8.131.52/20/I/006).