13.07.1949
7473253
53435172
kai.piirsoo@emu.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
2017–...   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, chief specialist (0,50)
2007–2016   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Researcher (1,00)
2005–2006   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Researcher (0,50)
1986–2005   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology, Researcher (1,00)
01.01.1974–31.12.1986   
1974-1986 Institute of Zoology and Botany, Junior Reseach Associate
01.01.1972–31.12.1974   
1972-1974 Tartu University, Department of Botany, Laboratory Assistent
 
 
Education
2005–2006   
Estonian University of Life Sciences. PhD studient
1968–1972   
Tartu University, botany
1957–1967   
I Secondary School of Viljandi
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2014−...   
expert in the EU XGIG-Large Rivers phytoplankton group
1981-1989: expert in the cooperative working group "Protection of Gulf of Finland"
1992-1997: I participated in the work of BMB WG 27
Intercalibration seminar of diatom species in the Baltic Sea, 25-28.02.1995, Pärnu, co-ordinator.
7th International Symposium Fish physiology, toxicology and water quality, 12-15.05.2003, Tallinn, co-ordinator.
Nordic Diatomist's Meeting, 20-23.05.2005, Muhu, co-ordinator.
 
 
Creative work
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Completed projects

Publications

Category
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Publication
 
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2018
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2016
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2012
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1.2.
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1996
6.7.
1996
1.2.
1983
26.06.2018
13.07.1949
7473253
53435172
kai.piirsoo@emu.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
2017–...   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, peaspetsialist (0,50)
2007–2016   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Teadur (1,00)
2005–2006   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Teadur (0,50)
1986–2005   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, limnoloogiakeskus, Teadur (1,00)
01.01.1974–31.12.1986   
TA Zooloogia ja Botaanika Instituut, nooremteadur
01.01.1972–31.12.1974   
TRÜ taimesüstemaatika ja geobotaanika kateeder, vanemlaborant
 
 
Haridustee
2005–2006   
Eesti Maaülikool, doktorantuur
1968–1972   
Tartu Riiklik Ülikool, botaanika
1957–1967   
Viljandi I Keskkool
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2014−...   
ekspert suurte jõgede fütoplanktoni alal EL XGIG-Large Rivers töörühmas
1981-1989.a. osalenud NSVL-Soome koostöörühma "Soome lahe kaitseks" bioloogia alatöörühma töös eksperdina.
1992-1997.a. osalenud rahvuvahelise teadlaste assotsiatsiooni "Baltic Marine Biologists, BMB, 27. töörühma töös.
Ränivetikate seminar 25-28.02.1995, Pärnu, kaaskorraldaja.
7. rahvusvaheline sümpoosium kalade füsioloogiast, toksikoloogiast ja vee kvaliteedist, 12-15. 05.2003, Tallinn, kaaskorraldaja.
Põhjamaade ränivetikauurijate nõupidamine, 20-23.05.2005, Muhu, kaaskorraldaja
 
 
Loometöö
Vetikakoosluse struktuur ja seda mõjutavate ökoloogiliste tegurite uurimine jõgedes.

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2012
1.1.
2012
3.2.
2012
1.2.
2011
1.2.
2010
1.1.
2009
1.1.
2008
3.1.
2008
3.2.
2008
3.2.
2008
1.1.
2007
3.2.
2007
2.3.
2006
3.4.
2006
3.2.
2005
1.2.
2004
1.2.
2004
1.1.
2003
3.2.
2003
3.5.
2003
3.2.
2002
1.1.
2001
1.2.
2001
3.1.
2001
3.1.
2001
3.5.
2000
1.1.
1999
1.3.
1999
3.2.
1999
1.2.
1996
6.7.
1996
1.2.
1983
26.06.2018
  • Found 14 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
MUU8-2/T14027PKLJDevelopment of phytoplankton indicies for assessment of the ecological status of the Estonian large rivers and analysis of their coincidence with the corrresponding indicies of the other EU member states03.03.201428.11.2014Kai PiirsooEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences4 000,00 EUR
SFSF0362107s02Effect of eutrophication to the fate of toxic substances in river ecosystem01.01.200231.12.2006Arvo TuvikeneEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences195 505,73 EUR
IUTIUT21-2Lake food webs and C metabolism across gradients of catchment alkalinity and climate01.01.201431.12.2019Tiina NõgesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology2 436 000,00 EUR
MUU8-2/T7111PKPKHydrobiological monitoring of rivers21.06.200701.02.2008Peeter PallEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences43 140,36 EUR
1.1.3.2.1.8-2/T8084PKPK (18-20/245)Hydrobiological monitoring of rivers in 2008-201114.05.200801.02.2012Peeter PallEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences185 943,46 EUR
MUU8-2/T14057PKLJHydrobiological monitoring and research of rivers (2014)16.05.201401.02.2015Peeter PallEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Limnology57 996,00 EUR
ETFETF6580Short-term changes in the plant and algal communities in rivers01.01.200631.12.2009Sirje VilbasteEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences43 313,70 EUR
SFSF0170011s08Will climate change alter the relative importance of catchment and in-lake processes in the carbon balance of shallow lakes?01.01.200831.12.2013Tiina NõgesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences2 111 867,83 EUR
SFSF0362480s03Impact of climatic change on shallow lake ecosystems01.01.200331.12.2007Tiina NõgesEstonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences522 969,84 EUR
MUU8-2/T14097PKLJDevelopment of methods for assessment and mapping of ecosystem services of marine and inland waters01.06.201431.12.2015Sirje VilbasteEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences30 634,63 EUR
1.2.2.1.14.2.8-2/T11112PKLJ (EU38839)Towards joint management of the transboundary Gauja/Koiva river basin district01.07.201130.06.2013Ingmar OttEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences120 039,58 EUR
MUU8-2/T0083ZBHB04Roosna-Alliku Vanaveski järve veeõitsengu põhjuste uuring02.08.200401.12.2004Kai PiirsooEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences1 885,39 EUR
MUU8-2/T8156PKPKMonitoring on outlet of cooling water channel of Baltic TPP08.09.200830.11.2008Rein JärvekülgEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences8 499,35 EUR
MUU8-2/T8107PKPK (103)Võrtsjärve biogeenide ja lahustunud orgaanilise aine (LOA) koormus01.07.200830.09.2009Sirje VilbasteEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences11 241,42 EUR