Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment (ELLE)

19 services found

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  • Environmental Impact Assessment Services

    Environmental Impact Assessment Services

    Whenever developing a new project it is important to assess the impact of the planned activities on the environment. According to the requirements of the Republic of Latvia and international financial institutions, in cases when negative environmental impact is predicted, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is indispensable during the project planning stage. The EIA is a procedure to identify and predict environmental effects of proposed...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Services

    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Services

    Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a procedure carried out to evaluate and report the likely impact on the environment that can arise from implementation of national, regional or local level plans and programmes. SEA also implies preparation of proposals to address adverse impacts, as well as extension of opportunities for the public awareness and participation in planning and decision making processes. The SEA is mandatory in Latvia since...

  • Air Quality Assessment and Management Services

    Air Quality Assessment and Management Services

    Companies are required to provide information on impact of their activities on air quality, both during an EIA procedure and while preparing an application for a permit for the performance of A and B category polluting activity.  In line with the European Union directives, ELLE began to use the advanced air pollution dispersion modelling programme (ADMS), developed by the Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC) already in 2000. Since...

  • Risk Assessment Services

    Risk Assessment Services

    By assessing a hazard caused by economic activity, it is possible not only to predict the level of anticipated risk but also to plan activities to reduce it.

  • Environmental Noise Management and Assessment Services

    Environmental Noise Management and Assessment Services

    Since early 2003, ELLE carries out projects involving prediction of the environmental noise for single installations (within the framework of EIA or permitting), as well as for larger areas by drawing up strategic noise maps, as specified in the EU Environmental Noise Directive (2002/49/EC) and the Regulations No. 16 of the Cabinet of Ministers of January 7, 2014 “Procedures for Environmental Noise Assessment and...

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are widely applied in environment and nature related studies. GIS are used to produce cartographic materials, and to assess impacts of various environmental factors, as well as to make complex decisions.

  • Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001, EMAS) and Environmental Audit Services

    Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001, EMAS) and Environmental Audit Services

    An environmental management system is one of the tools enabling the entrepreneurs to increase competitiveness both in Latvian and foreign markets, and to demonstrate business’ compliance with laws and regulations. It also demonstrates progress towards continuous performance in the field of environmental protection and the rational use of natural resources.

Services by Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC)

  • Environmental Consultancy

  • Air Quality Management Services

    Air Quality Management Services

    Air quality management refers to the assessment, analysis and mitigation of air quality issues. CERC provides air quality management services to city municipalities, local authorities, national government and agencies, the European Commission, developers and planners. We’ve assessed air quality across cities as diverse as London, Singapore, Tbilisi and Cape Town. CERC has been assisting UK local authorities with their Local Air Quality...

  • Industrial Permitting and Planning Services

    Industrial Permitting and Planning Services

    CERC carries out a huge variety of air quality assessments for permit applications, planning applications or risk assessments, for sites in the UK and overseas. CERC's industrial clients have included Anglian Water, BP, British Sugar, The Carbon Trust, EDF Energy, Johnson Matthey, Mitsubishi Industries, Rolls-Royce, RWE NPower, Savills and Statoil. We use our ADMS industrial air pollution model for the majority of these assessments; as developers of...

  • Environmental Consultancy Services

    Environmental Consultancy Services

    CERC has been providing consultancy services to clients for over 25 years. We’re an independent company with expertise in atmospheric flows and dispersion, well established as an international leader in air quality consultancy. Our client portfolio includes industry, property developers, planners, regulators, law firms, central and local government, universities and consultancies. Whether the focus is human health, amenity or ecosystems, we are...

  • Odour Nuisance Services

    Odour Nuisance Services

    The assessment of odour impacts due to industrial and agricultural processes is frequently required for planning and permitting.

  • Planning and Development Control Services

    Planning and Development Control Services

    CERC carries out air quality assessments to support planning applications for infrastructure, residential and commercial projects. The model used depends on the source types under consideration; as the developers of ADMS, 

  • Hazardous Releases Services

    Hazardous Releases Services

    The modelling of hazardous releases can be required for emergency situations, such as a liquid spill, catastrophic failure of a tank or rupture of a pipeline. Toxic or flammable substances, such as ammonia, chlorine and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), are often considered.

  • Urban Environment Services

    Urban Environment Services

    With climate change and rapid urbanisation, the influence of the built environment on local temperature and humidity levels is of increasing interest. Policy makers and planners must consider mitigation strategies for urban heat islands that develop during the summer months and make life uncomfortable for residents of cities worldwide.

  • Air Emissions Data Consulting Services

    Air Emissions Data Consulting Services

    CERC has expertise in calculating, managing and manipulating emissions data from a wide spectrum of sources, including industrial processes, road traffic, aircraft, power stations and domestic and commercial heating.

  • Model Evaluation Services

    Model Evaluation Services

    CERC’s consultants are highly experienced in evaluating the performance of environmental models, at a range of spatial and temporal scales, against measured data. We have expertise in using a range of graphical and statistical methods to determine model performance for both long-term assessments and short-term forecasts.

  • Aviation and Air Quality Services

    Aviation and Air Quality Services

    CERC provides consultancy services on aviation and air quality to national and local government, airport operators and consultancies.

  • Environmental Research

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Modelling Services

    Carbon Capture and Storage Modelling Services

    CERC was involved in the ‘CO2 capture Mongstad’ project, a major venture overseen by Statoil Petroleum AS and Gassnova SF (the Norwegian State enterprise for carbon capture and storage). CERC took part in a project to improve the understanding and quantification of the dispersion of degradation products of amines in the atmosphere. Amines can react with other species in the exhaust gas and the atmosphere to produce degradation products...

  • Air Quality Forecasting Services

    Air Quality Forecasting Services

    CERC provides air quality forecasting services at the urban and local scale, including very high resolution online air quality forecast maps, and air quality alerts to the public by SMS/text message, voicemail, e-mail, smartphone apps and Twitter. The forecasting system combines local data on traffic patterns, weather forecasts and forecasts of atmospheric composition from providers such as