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2018

Vecstaudza D., Grantina-Ievina L., Makarenkova G., Kasparinskis R., Selga T., Steinberga V., Stelmahere S., Steiner C., Muter O. 2018. The impact of wood-derived biochar on the survival of Trichoderma spp. and growth of Secale cereale L. in sandy soil. Biocontrol Science & Technology, 28(4): 341-358.

Vecstaudza D., Senkovs M., Nikolajeva V., Mutere O. 2018. Characteristics of an endophytic microbial consortium and its impact on rhizosphere microbiota pf barley. Environmental and Experimental Biology 16: 177-183.

Birsa T., Kalneniece K., Jansoms M., Kalnins M., Ozolina I., Berzins A., Svinka V., Svinka R., Bartkevics V., Muter O. 2018. Evaluation of Glyphosate Ecotoxicity and Biodegradability in the Municipal Wastewaters. Key Engineering Materials 762: 75-80.

Berzins A., Mutere O., Svinka V., Svinka R. 2018. Interaction of oily water with floating porous ceramic and immobilized microorganisms. Key Engineering Materials 762: 69-74.

 

2017

Muter O., Grantina-Ievina L., Makarenkova G., Vecstaudza D., Strikauska S., Selga T., Kasparinskis R., Stelmahere S., Steiner C. 2017. Effect of biochar and Trichodermaapplication on fungal diversity and growth of Zea mays in a sandy loam soil. Environmental and Experimental Biology 15: 289–296. DOI: 10.22364/eeb.15.30, http://eeb.lu.lv/EEB/current/EEB_XV_Muter.pdf

Muter O., Perkons I., Svinka V., Svinka R., Bartkevics V. 2017. Distinguishing the roles of carriers and biofilm in filtering media for the removal of pharmaceutical compounds from wastewater. Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 111: 462-474.

Dāvids M., Gudrā D., Radoviča-Spalviņa I., Fridmanis D., Bartkevičs V., Muter O. 2017. The effects of ibuprofen on activated sludge: shift in bacterial community structure and resistance to ciprofloxacin. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 340: 291-299.

Vecstaudža D., Seņkovs M., Nikolajeva V., Kasparinskis R., Muter O. 2017. Wooden biochar as a carrier for endophytic isolates. Rhizosphere, 3:126- 27. doi.org/10.1016/j.rhisph.2017.04.002

Muter O., Perkons I., Selga T., Berzins A., Gudra D., Radovica-Spalvina I., Fridmanis D., Bartkevics V. 2017. Removal of pharmaceuticals from municipal wastewaters at laboratory scaly by treatment with activated sludge and biostimulation. Science of the Total Environment 584-585:402-413. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.023

Reinholds I., Muter O., Pugajeva I., Rusko J., Perkons I., Bartkevics V. 2017. Determination of pharmaceutical residues and assessment of their removal efficiency at the Daugavgriva municipal wastewater treatment plant in Riga, Latvia. Water Sci. Technol. 75(2): 387-396.

Kalneniece K., Berzins A., Petrina Z., Rugele K., Salava E., Svirksts K., Grube M., Nikolajeva V., Mutere O.  2017. Application of anaerobic digestate as inoculum for treatment of the plant-derived wastes: case study. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 33: 11-16.

Conferences

Kalneniece K., Bērziņš A., Petriņa Z., Ruģele K., Salava E., Eglītis A., Grūbe m., Nikolajeva V., Mutere O. Autoclaving as an effective pre-treatment for enzymatic hydrolysis for wood. Abstracts of the 75 Sci.Conf. of the UL. Environmental and Experimental Biology, p.86. DOI: 10.22364/eeb.15.07 

Mutere O. Lauksaimniecības un rūpniecības teritoriju izpētes mikrobioloģiskie aspekti. Latvijas LU 75. zinātniskā konference. Plenārsēde un sekcijas sēdes ĢZZF LU aktuālās tēmas “Klimata pārmaiņas un dabas resursu ilgtspējīga izmantošana” ietvaros. 30.01.2017.

Kalneniece K., Eglītis A., Bērziņš A., Grūbe M., Nikolajeva V., Petriņa Z., Salava E., Ruģele K., Mutere O. Koksnes, lapu un skuju enzimātiskās hidrolīzes optimizēšana. LU 75. zinātniskā konference. Mikrobioloģijas sekcija. 17.02.2017.

Mutere O.,Seņkovs M., Makarenkova G., Štelmahere S., Petriņa Z., Nikolajeva V. Advantages and disadvantages of sandy soil in the context of microbial activity. Int. Symp. Sand and Glass. In: Symposium Scientific Papers. University of Latvia, May 3-4, 2017, pp.69-71.

 

2016

Muter O., Berzins A., Selga T., Svinka R., Svinka V. 2016. Floating ceramics vs. floating oils: search for appropriate conditions. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 33: 11-16. doi:10.1515/msac-2016-0002

Dokukins E., Muter O. 2016. Comparison of paraffin and diesel oil as cultivation medium supplements for preparing a hydrocarbon degrading bacterial biomass. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 33: 17-21. doi:10.1515/msac-2016-0003.

Stankevica K., Vincevica-Gaile Z., Muter O., Klavins M. Physiological response of bacteria consortium to the presence of intact and autoclaved freshwater sapropel (gyttja) derived in the eastern Latvia. In: Microbes in the spotlight: recent progress in the understanding of beneficial and harmful microorganisms", Ed by A. Mendez-Vilas,  BrownWalker Press, 2016, pp.111-115.  http://www.formatex.info/biomicroworld2015/files/BMW2015-Cover.pdf

Grube M., Muter O. (2017) Bacterial response to the enhanced concentrations of glyphosate-based formulations, 2nd International Caparica Conference on Pollutant Toxic Ions and Molecules, PTIM 2017, http://www.ptim2017.com/index.php/scientific-program/poster-contributions-and-participants/

Muter O., Grube M., Kalnenieks U. (2017)  A directed evolution strategy for enhancing microbial activity in biodegradation processes, 2nd International Caparica Conference on Pollutant Toxic Ions and Molecules, PTIM 2017, https://www.microbiologysociety.org/event/society-events-and-meetings/33rd-international-specialized-symposium-on-yeast.html

Conferences

Muter O., Eglītis A., Borissov S.L., Nikolajevs R., Klievēns E. Adaptation of bacteria-biodegraders to crude oil. Book of Abstracts: 3rd Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2016 (CMB2016) October 18-21, Vilnius, Lithuania, p.15.

Bērziņš A. Sorption of oil by carrier for microorganisms immobilization. Book of Abstracts: 3rd Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2016 (CMB2016) October 18-21, Vilnius, Lithuania, p.58.

Dāvids M., Selga T., Bartkevičs V., Muter O. Effect of pharmaceuticals on bacterial activity in wastewaters. Book of Abstracts: 3rd Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2016 (CMB2016) October 18-21, Vilnius, Lithuania, p.64.

 Vecstaudza D., Stelmahere S., Grantina-Ievina L., Kasparinskis R., Selga T., Strikauska S., Steinberga V., Steiner C., Muter O. Interactions of Trichoderma spp. in soils with biochars differed by feedstock and particle size: case studies with rye and corn. ECO-BIO 2016, March 6-9, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Davids M., Bartkevics V., Muter O., Selga T. Study on bacterial physiological response towards different classes of pharmaceuticals. Journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 239, Supplement, pp.1-2. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.09.020 

Vecstaudza D., Senkovs M., Stelmahere S., Petrina Z., Makarenkova G., Nikolajeva V., Muter O. Comparative efficiency of different biofertilizers applied to the same field. Journal of Biotechnology, 231, Suppl., 10 August 2016, Page S98. doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.05.346

Eglitis A., Dokukins E., Berzins A., Muter O. Solutions for decreasing a crude oil inherent toxicity to bacteria-biodegraders. Journal of Biotechnology, 231, Suppl., 10 August 2016, Page S90-S91. doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.05.322

Bērziņš A., Švinka R., Švinka V., Muter O. Floating aggregates with immobilized bacteria vs floating oils: search for appropriate ceramics. In: Abstract Book of the 1st Int. Interdisciplinary Symposium „Clays and Ceramics”, University of Latvia, January 28-29, 2016, 19-20.

Vecstaudža D., Seņkovs M., Nikolajeva V., Mutere O. Jaunu lauksaimniecības mikrobioloģisko biostimulatoru izstrāde un testēšana. LU 74. konference, Sekcijas sēde „Mikrobioloģija un biotehnoloģija”, 10.02.2016.

 2015

Muter O., Dāvids M., Vecstaudža D., Šteinberga V., Kukela A., Segliņš V., Kļaviņš M. 2015. Waterless cleaning compositions with disinfection properties: efficacy and environmental aspects. Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences Section B Natural Exact and Applied Sciences 2015; 69(6):20-30.

Vihodceva S., Kukle S., Muter O. 2015. Antimicrobial Properties of the Modified Cotton Textiles by the Sol-Gel Technology. Advanced Materials Research, 1117, 213-216.

Berzins A., Petrina Z., Nikolajeva V., Svinka R., Svinka V., Strikauska S., Muter O. 2015. Characteristics of a Ceramic Carrier after Wastewater Treatment Process in the Model Column Cascade with Ethanol Addition. The Open Biotechnology Journal 9, (Suppl 1-M8), 76-84. DOI: 10.2174/1874070701509010076, benthamopen.com/ABSTRACT/TOBIOTJ-9-76

 Muter O., Limane B., Strikauska S., Klavins M. 2015. Effect of humic-rich peat extract on plant growth and microbial activity in contaminated soil. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 32: 68-74. doi: 10.1515/msac-2015-0012

Vecstaudza D., Rutkis R., Klavins M., Muter O. 2015. Toxicity evaluation of surface cleaning preparation using different test methods. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 32: 80-84. doi: 10.1515/msac-2015-0014

Strikauska S., Berzins A., Arbidans L., Kukela A., Muter O., Klavins M. 2015. Physicochemical pre-treatment of contaminated microfibre cloths after their use in waterless car wash. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 32: 85-89. doi: 10.1515/msac-2015-0015

Stankevica K., Vincevica-Gaile Z., Muter O. 2015. Microbial community analysis of sapropel (gyttja) derived from small overgrowing lakes in the eastern Latvia. In: Soil ecosystem health and management of contaminated sites, Ed. by J.Truu and U.Kalnenieks, Proceedings of Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2014, ISBN 978-9949-32-931-1 (pdf), University of Tartu Press, pp. 64-80.

 Muter O., Kasparinskis R., Grantina-Ievina L., Sevcuka A., Afanasjeva K., Nikodemus O. 2015. Characterization of the changes in physicochemical and microbiological properties of sandy soil under single Picea abies L. trees on former agricultural lands. In: Soil ecosystem health and management of contaminated sites, Ed. by J.Truu and U.Kalnenieks, Proceedings of Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2014, ISBN 978-9949-32-931-1 (pdf), University of Tartu Press, pp. 22-45.

Muter O., Galinina N., Kalnenieks U. 2015. Monitoring of biomass growth in turbid media: optical density versus ATP concentration for oil degrading bacteria. In: Soil ecosystem health and management of contaminated sites, Ed. by J.Truu and U.Kalnenieks, Proceedings of Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2014, ISBN 978-9949-32-931-1 (pdf), University of Tartu Press, pp. 9-21.

 Grube M., Shvirksts K., Davids M., Selga T., Kalnenieks U., Muter O. 2015. The response of hydrocarbons degrading bacteria consortium to zinc, copper and lead in batch culture. In: Soil ecosystem health and management of contaminated sites, Ed. by J.Truu and U.Kalnenieks, Proceedings of Congress of Baltic Microbiologists 2014, ISBN 978-9949-32-931-1 (pdf), University of Tartu Press, pp. 46-63.

Patents 

Bērziņš A., Vecstaudža D., Dāvids M., Mutere O., Kukela A., Širokovs A., Segliņš V., Kļaviņš M. Piedeva transportlīdzekļa virsmas tīrīšanas un dezinfekcijas līdzeklim, līdzeklis, kas satur šo piedevu un tā izmantošana. Patents LV 15063 В, 20.12.2015.

Conferences

Muter O., Grube M., Kalnenieks U. An increased sensitivity of hydrocarbons-degrading bacteria to heavy metals in the presence of diesel oil. Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 208, Supplement, 20 August 2015, Pages S52. EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS 2015, Bucharest

Grube M., Muter O., Kalnenieks U. Biochemical changes of bacterial cells exposed to heavy metal stress. Journal of Biotechnology Volume 208, Supplement, 20 August 2015, Pages S54. EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS 2015, Bucharest

 Klavins M., Burlakovs J., Ozola R., Muter O. Composite clay sorbents for immobilisation of biomolecules and cells. Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 208, Supplement, 20 August 2015, Pages S56. EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS 2015, Bucharest

 Muter O., Nikolajeva V., Klavins M. Optimization of microbial biopreparations for soil quality improvement: Testing new formulations. Journal of BiotechnologyVolume 208, Supplement, 20 August 2015, Pages S55–S56, EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS 2015, Bucharest

Muter O., Kukela A., Seglins V., Klavins M. Development and evaluation of surface cleaning/disinfection preparations. Journal of BiotechnologyVolume 208, Supplement, 20 August 2015, Pages S92, EUROPEAN BIOTECHNOLOGY CONGRESS 2015, Bucharest

Dāvids M., Vecstaudža D., Rutkis R., Muter O. Study on physiological response of Pseudomonas fluorescens AM11 to cleaning compositions with added disinfectant. Abstract of the 73nd Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia. In: Environmental and Experimental Biology 2015, p.56.

Bērziņš A., Arbidāns L., Strikauska S., Kļaviņš M. Šķidro mazgāšanas līdzekļu īpašību pārbaudes testi. LU 73. zinātniskās konferences Lietišķās ģeoloģijas sekcijas sēde, 2015.g.06.februārī. Ģeogrāfija. Ģeoloģija. Vides zinātne. Referātu tēzes. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte, 2015, lpp.258.

Vecstaudža D., Štelmahere S., Strikauska S., Grantiņa-Ieviņa L., Muter O. Dažāda izmēra koksnes bioogles frakciju iuetekme uz mikroorganismu aktivlitāti un Secale cereale L. augšanu. LU 73. zinātniskās konferences Lietišķās ģeoloģijas sekcijas sēde, 2015.g.06.februārī. Ģeogrāfija. Ģeoloģija. Vides zinātne. Referātu tēzes. Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte, 2015, lpp. 317-318.

Mutere O., Kukuļs I., Ruskule A., Kasparinskis R. Egles (Picea abies) apmežošanās ietekme uz augsnes mikroorganismu aktivitāti bijušajās lauksaimniecības zemēs. LU 73.zinātniskā konference. Ģeogrāfija, Geoloģija, vides zinātne. Referātu tēzes, Rīga: Latvijas Universitāte, 2015, lpp.480.

Muter O. Complex natural amendments enhance cellulolytic activity of bacterial consortium. VI Int.Conf. Industrial and Applied Microbiology – BioMicroWorld 2015, Barcelona, Spain, October 28-30, 2015, p.493. http://www.biomicroworld2015.org/

Stankevica K., Vincevica-Gaile Z., Muter O., Klavins M. Physiological response of bacteria consortium to the presence of intact and autoclaved freshwater sapropel (gyttja) derived from Eastern Latvia. VI Int.Conf. Industrial and Applied Microbiology – BioMicroWorld 2015, Barcelona, Spain, October 28-30, 2015, p.531. http://www.biomicroworld2015.org/

2014

Muter O., Lebedeva G., Telysheva G. Evaluation of the changes made by gasification-1 biochar in a peat-sand substrate. International Agrophysics, 2014, 28: 471-478. doi: 10.2478/intag-2014-0037

 Muter O., Berzins A., Strikauska S., Pugajeva I., Bartkevics V., Truu J., Truu M., Steiner C. (2014) The effects of woodchip- and straw-derived biochars on the persistence of the herbicide 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) in soils. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 109, 93-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2014.08.012

 Muter O., Berzins A., Pogulis A., Grube M., Gavare M., Berzins A., Strikauska S., Hansons U., Hansons A. (2014) Evaluation of potato pulp as a composting substrate. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 101(1), DOI 10.13080/z-a.2014.101.008

Rundans M., Sperberga I., Sedmale G., Vecstaudza D., Muter O. Influence of bacteria Pseudomonas fluorescens on the properties of Latvian clay. Key Engineering Materials (Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, Vol. 604, 208-211. doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.208

Muter O, Mihailova A, Berzins A, Shvirksts K, Patmalnieks A, Strikauska S., Grube M. (2014) Optimization of nitrification process by a bacterial consortium in the submerged biofiltration system with ceramic beadcarrier. J Microb Biochem Technol 6: 148-153. doi: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000136

Muter O. Assessment of bioremediation strategies for explosives-contaminated sites. In: Biological remediation of explosive residues. S. N. Singh (ed.), Biological Remediation of Explosive Residues, Environmental Science and Engineering, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2014, pp.113-148. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-01083-0_6

Grovere K., Muter O. Organisko un neorganisko nesēju salīdzinošā testēšana baktēriju konsorcija MDK.EKO-7 imobilizācijai (Comparative stury on the organic and inorganic carriers for immobilization of bacteria consortium MDK.EKO-7). Latvijas derīgie izrakteņi, jaunas tehnoloģijas, materiāli un produkti. Red. V. Segliņš. Rīga, RTU izdevniecība, 2014, 111-118.

Kaļva S., Zelča V., Muter O. Augsnei pievienotās bioogles ietekme uz lapu redīsu (Raphanus sativus L.) un sierāboliņa (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) augšanu. (Effect of biochar on the growth of radish and fenugreek) Latvijas derīgie izrakteņi, jaunas tehnoloģijas, materiāli un produkti. Red. V. Segliņš. Rīga, RTU izdevniecība, 2014, 119-126.

 Conferences

Muter O., Davids M., Grube M., Kalnenieks U. Ecotoxicological study on multi-component contamination with hydrocarbons and heavy metals. European Biotechnology Congress 2014, Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 185, Supplement, September 2014, S59-S60.

Kalnenieks U., Grube M., Vecstaudza D., Rutkis R., Truu J., Muter O., Stankevica K. Improvement of hydrocarbons-degrading bacteria consortium via directed evolution. European Biotechnology Congress 2014, Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 185, Supplement, September 2014, S60.

Grube M., Shvirksts K., Vecstaudza D., Muter O., Kalnenieks U. Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy as a tool for investigation of microbial response to the multi-component organic contamination. European Biotechnology Congress 2014, Journal of Biotechnology, vol. 185, Supplement, September 2014, S60.

Shvirksts K., Grube M., Muter O. Potential of FT-IR spectroscopy for studies of herbicide MCPA leaching from soil. Abstract of the 72nd Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia. Environmental and Experimental Biology (2014) 12: 54.

Vecstaudža D., Muter O., Grūbe M., Truu J., Kalnenieks U. Optimisation of growth of Pseudomonas and Stenotrophomonas genus cultures in the presence of hydrocarbons. Abstract of the 72nd Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia. Environmental and Experimental Biology (2014) 12: 67.

Dāvids M., Muter O., Strikauska S., Grūbe M., Truu J., Kalnenieks U. Bacteria response to zinc, copper and lead in the presence of diesel oil. Abstract of the 72nd Scientific Conference of the University of Latvia. Environmental and Experimental Biology (2014) 12: 68.

Švirksts K., Grūbe M., Mutere O. Herbicīda 2-metil-4-hlorfenoksietiķskābes (MCPA)  izskalošanās no dažāda tipa augsnēm kontroles iespējas, izmantojot Furjē transformācijas infrasarkano (FT-IS) spektroskopiju, 72. LU zinātniskā konference, Zemes un vides zinātņu sekcijas apakšsekcijā „Augsnes piesārņojums un tā novērtēšana”, 2014., 62-64.

Mutere O., Grūbe M., Truu J., Kalnenieks U. Bioogles pielietošanas perspektīvas lauksaimniecībā un augsnes īpašību uzlabošanā, 72. LU zinātniskā konference, Zemes un vides zinātņu sekcijas apakšsekcijā„Augsnes piesārņojums un tā novērtēšana”, 2014., 60-62.

Truu J., Mutere O., Grūbe M., Kalnenieks U. Monitoring of bioremediation efficiency in soil using microbial biomass and respiration activity, 72. LU zinātniskā konference, Zemes un vides zinātņu sekcijas apakšsekcijā „Augsnes piesārņojums un tā novērtēšana”, 2014., 65-67.

2013

Nehrenheim E., Muter O., Odlare M., Rodriguez A., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V. Toxicity assessment and biodegradation potential of water soluble sludge containing 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene. Water Science & Technology, 01/2013, 68(8):1707-14.

Mutere O., Nikolajeva V. Latvijas mālu pielietošana biotehnoloģijā: rezultāti un perspektīvas. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry 2013 (29): 148-151.

Sedmale G., Korovkins A., Mutere O., Šperberga I., Rundāns M.  Dažādi apstrādātu illītu mālu struktūras izmaiņas un to ietekme uz keramikas materiāla īpašībām. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry 2013 (29):51-55.

Muter O., Rapoport A. Some physiological aspects of chromium sorption by yeasts. ISBN 978-3-659-41428-2. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2013, 113p.

Nõlvak H., Truu J., Truu M., Juhanson J., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V., Limane B., Muter O. 2013. Microbial community changes in TNT spiked soil bioremediation trial using biostimulation, phytoremediation and bioaugmentation. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 21(3), 153-162.

 Conferences

Sedmale G., Sperberga I., Muter O., Rundans M., Juhnevica I. Application of differential processing for modification of 2:1 sheet silicate structure and properties. XV Int.Clay conference. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. July 7-11, 2013.

Korovkins A., Sedmale G., Muter O., Rundans M. Chemical and microbiological processing for modification of 2:1 sheet silicate structure and properties. 2nd Int.Conf. Clays, Clay Minerals and Layered Materials, CMLM 2013. Books of Abstracts. Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, September 11-15, 2013. p.87.

Telysheva G., Dobele G., Lebedeva G., Volpert A., Muter O., Strikauska S. Biochar of different origin as an amendment for planted soil. The 2nd Nordic Biochar Seminar, February 14-15, 2013, Helsinki, Finland, P1-6.

 Neibergs M., Griba T., Bērziņa L. Colonization of ceramic supports by artificial bacterial associations. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 16, p.38.

Berzins A., L. Berzina, S. Strikauska, R. Svinka, V. Svinka, O. Muter. Treatment of phosphorous- and nitrogen-containing synthetic wastewaters in the cascade of ceramics-packed columns. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 17, p.39.

 Muter O. , A. Berzins, G. Lebedeva, G. Telysheva.  Evaluation of the changes made by gasification-biochar in peat soil. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 18, p.40.

Muter O., A. Mihailova, A. Berzins, M. Gavare, M. Grube, S. Strikauska. Comparative study of ammonium biodegradation in biofiltration columns using different operating and feeding modes. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 19, p.41.

Raga B., O. Muter, A. Kalvāns.  Comparative study on iron microbial reduction. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 43, p.65.

Vecstaudza D., M. Rundans, O. Muter G. Sedmale. Evaluation of biotechnological potential of culture pseudomonas fluorescens am-ps11 to modify properties of latvian devonian and quaternary clay. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Environmental Chemistry E 48, p.70.

Vihodceva S., S. Kukle, O. Muter.  Evaluation of antibacterial and fungicide activity of cotton textile treated via sol-gel method. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Sustainable Chemistry and Materials S 96, p.121.

Vihodceva S., S. Kukle, O. Muter. Effect of cu-functionalized cotton prepared by vacuum evaporation technique to viability of microorganisms. In: 18th Int.Conf. EcoBalt 2013, Oct. 25-27, Vilnius, Lithuania, Book of Abstracts. Sustainable Chemistry and Materials S 97, p.122.

2012

 Muter O., Potapova K., Limane B., Sproge K., Jakobsone I., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V. The role of nutrients in the biodegradation of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in liquid and soil. Journal of Environmental Management. 2012, 98:51-55.

Muter, O., Potapova, K., Poršņovs, D., Kļaviņš, M. Biodegradation of oil sorbed on peat after its use as a spill cleanup sorbent. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 2012 (26): 120-126.

Bērziņš, A., Potapova, K., Strikauska, S., Muter, O. Combination of straw and ceramic materials for biofiltration of volatile hydrocarbons. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 2012 (26): 127-133.

Muter, O., Potapova, K., Nikolajeva, V., Petriņa, Z., Griba, T., Patmalnieks, A., Švinka, R., Švinka, V. Comparative study on bacteria colonization onto ceramic beads originated from two Devonian clay deposits in Latvia. Scientific Journal of RTU: Materials Sciences and Applied Chemistry, 2012 (26): 134-139.

Šteinberga V., Mutere O., Jansone I., Alsina I., Dubova L. 2012. Effect of buckwheat and potato as the forecrop to soil properties in crop rotation. Proc. of the Latvian Academy of Sciences. Section B. Natural, Exact, and Applied Sciences, 66(4-5): 185-191.

Conferences

Muter O., Jansone I., Stelmahere S., Potapova K., Steinberga V. Activity of soil microorganisms influenced by two-year crop rotation. EUROSOIL 2012, Bari, Italy, 2012.

Potapova K., Berzins A., Limane B., Muter O. Viability of bacteria immobilized onto ceramic beads in soil contaminated by nitroaromatics. EUROSOIL 2012, Bari, Italy, 2012.

Steinberga V., Muter O., Jansone I., Alsina I., Dubova L. Effect of buckwheat and potato as the forecrop to soil properties in crop rotation. Int.conf. „Diversity in Plant Breeding and Agriculture: Strategies for Healthy Lifestyle”. May 30 – June 1, 2012, Stende, Latvia.

Nikolajeva V., Petrina Z., Griba T., Potapova K., Berzins A., Muter O. Optimization of the attachment of bacteria on inert or biodegradable supports for environmental applications. ISME 14, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012.

Muter O., Berzins A., Strikauska S., Truu J., Truu M., Steiner C. Effect of wood-chip and straw derived biochars in remediation of soils contaminated with herbicide 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid (MCPA). Workshop on Biochar. Crete, Greece, September 24-25, 2012.

Muter O., Potapova K., Patmalnieks A., Wagner A., Kammann C. Evaluation of different types of biochar as a potential carrier for bacteria colonization. Workshop on Biochar. Crete, Greece, September 24-25, 2012.

Muter O. Activity of soil microorganisms as the most important quality criterion of agricultural and contaminated soils. Int. Workshop „Towards a North-Eastern European Biomass Agenda 2020”, Riga, 15-16 August, 2012, p.71-73.

Muter O., Potapova K., Porsnovs D., Klavins M. Microbial uptake of diesel oil sorbed on modified peat PeatOs. The 1st Congress of Baltic Microbiologists. Riga, Latvia, 31.10.-04.11.2012.

Muter O. Recent trends in applied microbiology for agro- and remediation technologies in Latvia. The 1st Congress of Baltic Microbiologists. Riga, Latvia, 31.10.-04.11.2012.

Berzins , Potapova, Strikauska, Muter. Comparative study on the attachment of bacteria consortium MDK.EKO-7 onto different carriers. The 1st Congress of Baltic Microbiologists. Riga, Latvia, 31.10.-04.11.2012.

Potapova K., Bērziņš A., Muter O. Keramisko granulu pielietošana gaisa biofiltrācijas procesā: gaistošo ogļūdeņražu degradācija. LU 70.konference. Lietišķās ģeoloģijas apakšsekcija, 2012 g. 03. februāris.

Muter O., Limane B., Potapova K., Stelmahere S., Grinbergs A. Complex approach for bioremediation and recultivation of contaminated soils. The 1st Biotechnology World Congress. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 14-15, 2012, Book of Abstracts,  P.117.

2011

Berzins A., Potapova K., Limane B., Strikauska S., Muter O. Interrelations between soil bacteria and rye Secale cereale L. in the presence of nitroaromatic compounds. Environmental Engineering, The 8th International Conference, May 19–20, 2011, Vilnius, Lithuania, Selected papers. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, 2011, 25-30.

Limane B., Muter O., Juhanson J., Truu M., Truu J., Nolvak H. Characterization of microbial community structure after application of different bioremediation approaches in TNT contaminated soil. Environmental Engineering, The 8th International Conference, May 19–20, 2011, Vilnius, Lithuania, Selected papers. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, 2011, 188-194.

Muter O., Berzins A., Potapova K., Strikauska S., Stelmahere S. Bacteria immobilization on ceramic beads for soil remediation technolgies. J Sci Pub : Ecology & Safety (ISP:EB) ISSN: 1313-2563, 2011, Vol.5. 152-162.

Ashihmina O., Dubova L., Potapova K., Muter O. Eco-toxicity of nitroaromatics: comparative study for different conditions. J Sci Pub: Ecology & Safety (ISP:EB) ISSN: 1313-2563, 2011, Vol.5. 97-109.

Potapova K., Limane B., Gavare M., Grube M., Mutere O. Mikroorganismu izmantošana sprādzienbīstamo vielu degradācijā. Militārā zinātne. 2011. No.2, 92-102. In Latvian, available at: http://doc.mod.gov.lv/lv/militara_zinatne/2011/3/

Telysheva G., Jashina L., Lebedeva G., Dizhbite T., Solodovnik V., Mutere O., Grigiškis S., Baškys E., Aikaite J. Use of plants to remediate soil polluted with oil. Proc. of the 8th Int. Sci. and Practical Conf. Rēzeknes Augstskola, Rēzekne, RA Izdevniecība, 2011, Vol.1, 38-45.

Patents

Laškovs A., Laškovs E., Grinbergs A., Uljanovs A., Mutere O. Mikroorganismu-destruktoru konsorcijs P1035 un tā izmantošana naftas produktu degradēšanai. Latvian patent LV 14347, July, 2011.

Conferences

Potapova K., Berzins A., Cimmers A., Svinka R., Mutere O. Keramikas materiālu pielietošana vides tehnoloģijās. LU 65. zin. Konf., Zemes un vides zinātņu sekcija,  2011.g. 28.janv., p.360.

Muter O., Mekss P., Grube M., Gavare M., Saulite V., Olschewsky B., Laskovs A., Grinbergs A. Biodegradation Of Surfactants: Chemical And Microbiological Aspects. 8th World Surfactant Congress and Business Convention. CESIO 2011, P18.

 2010 

Muter O., Mihailova A., Vanags J., Strikauska S., Zarina D., Viesturs U. Development of submerged and solid state bioreactors for waste gas treatment.  Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control - Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control , 2010, pp. 345-347.  

 Muter O. Combination of Bioremediation Strategies as a Tool for Efficient Biodegradation of Explosives. SAFEX Newsletter No.32, 1st Qtr.2010, 13-15. 

 Muter O. Education in the field of explosives-contaminated soils and bioremediation technologies. EUExNet Newsletter No1., February 2010, p.5. www.euexcert.org/pdf/Newsletter1_EUExNet.pdf

Patents

Mutere O., Limane B., Mihailova A., Dubova L., Strikauska S., Zarina. D. Isolation of consortium of microorganisms-destructors MDK-825 for oil product degradation in soil. Latvian patent LV 14133 A, 4/2010, 624-625.

Conferences

Muter O., Strikauska S., Vanags J., Uljanovs A., Laskovs A., Grinbergs A. Characterization of microorganisms isolated from petroleum contaminated soils. BIT’s Petromicrobiology-2010, 1st Annual Congress, Dalian, China, July 25-27, 2010, p.100.

 Muter O., Limane B., Strikauska S., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V., Zarina D. Interactions between higher plants and microorganisms in soil contaminated with explosives. Abstract book. Int. Symp. Microbial Contaminant Degradation at Biogeochemical Interfaces. Leipzig, March 2-4, 2010, p.12. 

Muter O., Limane B., Sproge K., Strikauska S., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V. 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene degradation in water: effect of nutrition. Abstract book. Int. Symp. Microbial Contaminant Degradation at Biogeochemical Interfaces. Leipzig, March 2-4, 2010, p.37.  

Gavare M., Limane B., Muter O., Grube M. Monitoring and assessment of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene biodegradation process by FT- IR spectroscopy. Abstract book. Int. Symp. Microbial Contaminant Degradation at Biogeochemical Interfaces. Leipzig, March 2-4, 2010, p.45. 

Grube M., Mihailova A., Potapova K., Gavare M. and Muter O. FT- IR spectroscopy as additional tool for investigation of ammonia-degrading bacteria consortium. Abstract book. Int. Symp. Microbial Contaminant Degradation at Biogeochemical Interfaces. Leipzig, March 2-4, 2010, p.46. 

Alsiņa I., Šteinberga V., Muter O., Jansone I., Dubova L. Dynamics of soil biological activity parameters in the cereals crop rotation. 9. Int.Conf., S-Peterbourg, Russia, 2010, April 22-23. In Russian. 

Muter O., Limane B., Potapova K., Sproge K., Strikauska S., Cepurnieks G., Bartkevics V. 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene biodegradation in water and soil: effect of nutrition. 6th Int. Disposal Conference, Örebro, Sweden 10-11 November 2010. 

Truu  J., Limane B., Juhanson J., Truu M., Muter O. Impact of different bioremediation approaches on microbial community structure in explosive contaminated soil. 6th Int. Disposal Conference, Örebro, Sweden 10-11 November 2010. 

2009  

Dubova L., Limane B., Muter O., Versilovskis A., Zarina D., Alsina I. Effect of nitroaromatic compounds to the growth of potted plants. In: “Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology", Ed.Antonio Mendez-Vilas World Scientific Publishing Co. 2009, 24-28.

Limane B., Juhanson J., Truu J., Truu M., Muter O., Dubova L., Zarina D. Changes in microbial population affected by physico-chemical conditions of soils contaminated by explosives. In: “Current Research Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology", Ed.Antonio Mendez-Vilas World Scientific Publishing Co. 2009, 637-640. 

 Conferences

 Līmane B., Mihailova A., Potapova K., Dubova L., Šteinberga V., Muter O. The role of phytotoxicity study in the soil remediation technologies. Book of Abstracts. 1st Joint PSE-SETAC Conf. „Ecotoxicology in the real world”. September 16-19, 2009. Krakow, Poland. P.100.

 Nehrenheim E., Odlare M., Rodriguez A., Muter O. Demilitarization industry sludge: assessment of biodegradation potential. Int.Conf. Water & Industry, New Zealand 30 November-2 December 2009, subm.34.

 Mutere O. Assessment of bioremediation potential for the soil contaminated with nitroaromatic compounds. In: Conf. Defence Industry and Joint Development Possibilities in the Baltic States. Riga, Latvia, 10-11 Sept., 2009.

 Mutere O., Zariņa Dz. Soil remediation, air biofiltration and composting: common approaches and specific goals. 3rd Int. Conf. “Environmental Science and Education in Latvia and Europe”, Riga, Latvia, 23 October, 2009, p. 66-68.

 Muter O., Strikauska S., Limane B. Effect of plant growth in the presence of humates to the biochemical properties of contaminated soils. In: Proceedings of the Int.conf. Bioveg 2009. University Ciego de Avila, Cuba, May 11-15, 2009.

Dubova L., Šteinberga V., Mutere O., Jansone I., Alsiņa I.  Influence of organic and conventional soil tillage system on soil respiration and enzymatic activity. BioMicroWorld2009, Lisbon, Portugal, December 2-4, 2009. Code: 773.

Mutere O. Assessment of bioremediation potential for the soil contaminated with nitroaromatic compounds. In: Conf. Defence Industry and Joint Development Possibilities in the Baltic States. 10-11 Sept., 2009, Riga. Full paper for conference proceedings. 2009. CD-ROM.

 2008 

Muter O., Versilovskis A., Scherbaka R., Grube M., Zarina Dz. Effect of plant extract on the degradation of nitroaromatic compounds by soil microorganisms. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechol. 2008, 35: 1539-1543. 

Grube M.,; Muter O., Strikauska S., Gavare M., Limane B. Application of FT-IR for control of the medium composition during biodegradation of nitro aromatic compounds. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechol. 2008, 35: 1545-1549. 

Mihailova A., Muter O., Strikauska S., Limane B., Berzins U., Viesturs U., Zarina D. In: The 7th International Conference “Environmental Engineering”, Ed. D.Cygas, K.D.Froehner, Vilnius 22-23 May, 2008, p.218-223. 

Strikauska S., Muter O., Berzins A., Mihailova A., Sudars R., Zarina D., Viesturs U. Reduction of ammonia emission and it’s evaluation: the case of domestic animals. NOSE2008. 1st International Conference on Environmental Odour Monitoring and Control. Rome, Italy, 4-6 July, 2008. Proceedings. CD-Rom, http://www.aidic.it/nose2008/webpapers/22Strikauska.pdf 

Dubova L., Muter O., Mihailova A., Alsina I., Steinberga V., Limane B., Zarina Dz. Growth of peas Pisum sativum L. in the presence of diesel and bacteria consortia in peat and sandy soil. 10th WSEAS International Conference on Mathematical methods, computational techniques, non-linerar systems, intelligent systems(MAMECTIS'08). Corfu, Greece, October 26 -28, 2008. Published by WSEAS Press, 403-407. 

Muter O., Strikauska S., Abols J., Zarina Dz., Viesturs U. Assessment of pesticides-contaminated soil: the case study from remediation viewpoint. Proceedings of the 2nd WSEAS/IASME Conf. on Waste Management, Water Pollution, Air Pollution and Indoor Climate (WWAI’08). Corfu, Greece, October 26-28, 2008, 127-131. 

Dizhbite T., Telysheva G., Bikovens O., Mutere O., Andersone A. Potentials of technical lignins for application as soil amendments: free radical scavengers and biological activity. In: Proc. Of the 14th Int. Meeting of the Int. Humic Substrates Society. Ed. By I.V. Perminova, N.A. Kulikova. Moscow-Saint Petersburg, September 14-19, 2008, 639-642. 

Limane B., Cugunov M., Muter O., Dubova L., Alsina I. The impact of petroleum hydrocarbons on the soil enzymatic activity and plant growth. In Proceedings of 17th International Symposium of CIEC Plant nutrient management under stress conditionsNational Reserch Centre (NRC) 24-27 Nov. Cairo- Egypt, 2008, pp. 239-245. 

 Conferences

Limane B., Mihailova A., Dinaburga G., Dubova L., Muter O., Alsina I., Zarina Dz. Comparison of different methodical approaches to evaluate the plant root growth. EUROSOIL 2008, Book of Abstracts, Vienna, Austria, 2008, P067. 

Limane B., Muter O., Dubova L., Zarina Dz. Effect of salinity on the plant germination in the context of soil toxicity. EUROSOIL 2008, Book of Abstracts, Vienna, Austria, 2008, P167. 

2007

Zariņa D., Dubova L., Mutere O., Viesturs U., Bērziņš A., Strikauska. The influence of climatic conditions on the sanitary state of composting and post composting processes. EcoBalt, Rīga May 10-11, 2007, 70-71. 

Strikauska S., Zariņa Dz., Mutere O., Viesturs U., Bērziņš A. Effect of various factors to ammonia biodegradation by two stage biofiltration system. In: Proc. Of the II Int. Congress on Biotechniques for Air Pollution Control, La Coruna, Spain, October 3-5, 2007, 293-302. 

Grube M. and Muter O. FT-IR Use for Particular Medium Component Balance Studies during the degradation of Explosives by Soil Bacteria. 12th European Conf. on the Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules. Bobigny, France, 1-6-September, 2007, P.331. 

Bikovens O., Muter O., Dizhbite T., Telysheva G. Latvian broadleaves trees species bark extracts – rich sources of biologically active phenolic compounds. 7th Int. Symp. On the Chemistry of Natural Compounds, October 16-18, 2007, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, p.53. 

 2006

Zariņa Dz., Dubova L., Bērziņš A., Viesturs U., and Strikauska S. Effect of Inoculum on the Survival of Pathogenic Agents in Different Composts. In “Modern Multidisciplinary Applied Microbiology, Ed. by Antonio Mendez-Vilas, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH& Co.KGaA, 2006, p. 737–743. 

 Muter O., Dubova L., Zarina D. Microbial activity in the soils contaminated with nitramines and nitroaromatic compounds. Int. Conf. on Environ. Biotechnology, 9-13 July, 2006, Leipzig, Germany, p.71. 

 Muter O., Dubova L., Saulite L., Grube M., Zarina D. Microorganisms isolation from soils contaminated with nitramines and nitroaromatic compounds. 11th Int. Symp. on Microbial Ecology, ISME-11, 2006, Vienna, Austria, p.422. 

 2005

 Zarina D., Mutere O., Strikauska S., Dubova L., Berzins A. Survival of pathogenic agents in compost with added inoculum. Proc. of the 6th Int. Conf. Environ. Engineering, 2005, v.1, p.510-514. 

Zariņa Dz., Dubova L., Bendere R., Bērziņš A., Viesturs U. Comparison of      Different Types of Solid State Fermentation Techniques for Waste Biodegradation by Composting. BioPS 2005, October 25–26, II 27­–II.40.