University of Latvia

The Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences at the University of Latvia (LU) is a leading national and international research structure dealing with climate change and environmental studies, working in close cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development and local municipalities.

It has participated in the EU projects ASTRA, BaltCICA, and several national climate change research projects, including an assessment of the impacts of climate change on surface waters of Latvia and the Baltic Sea, and establishment of a scientific basis for adaptation.

LU’s role in Baltadapt

The University of Latvia brings in extensive expertise in design and implementation of policy instruments, stemming from Latvia's own experience in developing a national climate change adaptation strategy. In close consultation with the Latvian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, the University of Latvia is contributing its expertise to the development of the Baltadapt climate change adaptation strategy.


University of Latvia

Raina blvd 19 | 1586 Riga | Latvia

Contact: Māris Kļaviņš
Phone +371. 294 794 30
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Lead Partner

Danish Meteorological Institute
Contact: Ole Krarup Leth
Phone +45. 3915 7223

Project Coordination Office

s.Pro – sustainable projects
Contact: Carsten Beyer
Phone +49. 30 832 1417 44