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21.03.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

Inner structure of the Icelandic volcano Torfajökull revealed with seismic tomography

Short summary of the article “Torfajökull's magmatic plumbing system with seismic interferometry and phase-velocity surface-wave tomography”, published in Journal of Geophysical Research J. E. Martins, E. Ruigrok, D. Draganov, A. Hooper, R.F. Hanssen, R.S. White, H. Soosalu Published in JGR Solid...
05.03.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

We informed the Hiiumaa people of the geological structure of their island

An information day of the Geological Survey of Estonia took place in Kärdla, Hiiumaa on 28 February. Senior geologist Kalle-Mart Suuroja and Sten Suuroja, the head of the Department of Geological Mapping and Geological Data presented the geological structure of the Hiiumaa island to local audience...
15.02.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

GSE is organizing a seminar under the Interreg Est-Lat GroundEco project

Under the Interreg Est-Lat GroundEco project (“Joint management of groundwater dependent ecosystems in transboundary Gauja-Koiva river basin”) GSE is organizing a seminar and a short workshop “Introduction to Development of Conceptual Models of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems” March 28, 2019,...
31.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

EGT deputy director Kalev Kallemets and the director of the Geological Survey of Ukraine met in Ukraine

Kalev Kallemets, the deputy director of the Geological Survey of Estonia visited Ukraine and met the director of the Geological Survey of Ukraine. Implementing the strategy project of mineral resources and Earth’s crust, and future co-operation were discussed. Another topic of discussion was how...
22.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

The council of the Geological Survey of Estonia approved of the 2019 action plan of the survey

A meeting of the EGT council took place on 22 January. Alvar Soesoo, the director of the survey gave an overview of fulfilling the 2018 action plan and presented the action plan for the year 2019. Moreover, the members of the council received an overview of activities of the EGT testing laboratory...
14.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

The Geological Survey of Estonia and the Tallinn University of Technology entered into a co-operation agreement

The director of the Geological Survey of Estonia, Alvar Soesoo and the acting vice-director for innovation and business relations of the Tallinn University of Technology, Mati Lukas signed on 9 January an agreement of co-operation between the survey and the university. The goal of the agreement is...
10.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

The action of the year 2018 at the Geological Survey of Estonia – innovative, interactive appliance in geological mapping, and the colleague of the year – Siim Tarros

During the overview of the year 2018, the staff of the Geological Survey of Estonia elected the colleague and the action of the year. The hydrogeologist Siim Tarros was awarded the title “The Colleague of the Year”. He is characterized as an industrious, friendly and helpful colleague, who...
08.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

A new drill core repository at the Arbavere drill core research centre

Construction of a new drill core storage was finished at the Arbavere research centre in the end of December 2018. Opening of the new repository is planned to take place in April. Geological Survey of Estonia started to modernize the Arbavere drill core research centre in 2018. The goal is to...
02.01.2019|Geological Survey of Estonia

One year of activities of the Geological Survey of Estonia

The first year of our institution has been fruitful, and we keep on being active. We have started with several projects essential for the state, organized joint training, instructed young people, signed contracts of co-operation with the Universities of Tartu and Tallinn, and commenced several...
18.12.2018|Geological Survey of Estonia

Project GroundEco partners visited the pilot areas in Estonia and Latvia

A meeting within the GroundEco project (Joint management of groundwater dependent ecosystems in transboundary Gauja-Koiva river basin) was arranged in Rõuge, Võru County. The Geological Survey of Estonia arranged the first assembly of all the partners for becoming acquainted with the Estonian study...

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