There are many places and symbols in Tartu that are seen as characteristic of its identity, and the present exhibition has chosen four locations that are often associated with Tartu: the suburbs, the Emajogi River
, the main building of the University of Tartu and Toome Hill.
Altogether 18 rivers and streams flow into the lake while the Emajogi River
is the only outflow (Fig.
The concentration of oil hydrocarbons is determined according to the monitoring programme in rivers falling to the sea and in the Emajogi River
6 times a year and in other rivers 1 or 2 times a year.
The proglacial lake in the Vortsjarv basin was connected with Glacial Lake Peipsi through the Emajogi River
valley while the water level was so high that it flooded also the Saadjarve Drumlin Field area (Fig.
In Estonia, the best examples are the Parnu River, Narva River and Emajogi River
. In the vicinity of these rivers several well-known and thoroughly investigated settlement sites are known.
The outflow is through the Emajogi River
into Lake Peipsi in the east.
The Emajogi River
drains the majority of the Estonian part of the basin and discharges into Lake Peipsi s.s.
The forest area under study partly reaches the adjacent large wetland (Great Fen of the Emajogi River
) in the north and often suffers from excessive moisture.
Geomorphological and biostratigraphical evidence from the mouth of the Emajogi River
(Sarv & Ilves 1975) demonstrate up to 6 m lower water level than in the southern part of the investigated area at the beginning of the Preboreal.
Through the outflowing Emajogi River
its catchment area forms a sub-catchment of Lake Peipsi, the fourth largest lake in Europe.
Blind arm of the Suur Emajogi River
. Both females and males occurred in May and September on different substrata.
Most (80%) of the nitrogen and phosphorus present in the lake's water is introduced by the Velikaya and Emajogi rivers
. In the early 1990s, in the changed social and political conditions, the whole economy, particularly agriculture, fell into a rapid decline, which was clearly reflected in the reduction of the lake's pollution load.