Darius Jakimavičius

Laboratory of Hydrology (33)
Senior research associate
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Scientific article


Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI]. Projections of wind climate and wave energy resources in Lithuanian territorial waters of the Baltic Sea in the 21st century In: Oceanologia . Sopot: Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V., 2023, Vol. 65, Iss. 4, p. 534-547. ISSN 0078-3234.


Akstinas V. [LEI], Kriščiūnas A., Šidlauskas A., Čalnerytė D., Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Fyleris T., Nazarenko S. [LEI], Barauskas R.. Determination of River Hydromorphological Features in Low-Land Rivers from Aerial Imagery and Direct Measurements Using Machine Learning Algorithms In: Water. Basel: MDPI, 2022, Vol. 14, Iss. 24, 4114, p. 1-21. ISSN 2073-4441.
Akstinas V. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Nazarenko S. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Spatial and Temporal Changes in Hydrological Regionalization of Lowland Rivers In: International Journal of Environmental Research. Cham: Springer, 2022, Vol. 16, p. 1-14. ISSN 1735-6865.
Nazarenko S. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Patterns of Past and Future Droughts in Permanent Lowland Rivers In: Water . Basel: MDPI, 2022, Vol. 14, 71, p. 1-33. ISSN 2073-4441.


Akstinas V. [LEI], Virbickas T., Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Rakauskas V., Negro G., Vezza P.. The Combined Impact of Hydropower Plants and Climate Change on River Runoff and Fish Habitats in Lowland Watersheds In: Water. Basel: MDPI, 2021, Vol. 13, 3508, p. 1-21. ISSN 2073-4441.
Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Adžgauskas G. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Analysis of Hydrologic Regime Changes Caused by Small Hydropower Plants in Lowland Rivers In: Water. Basel: MDPI, 2021, Vol. 13 (14), 1961, p. 1-23. ISSN 2073-4441.


Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Influence of climate change on the ice conditions of the Curonian Lagoon In: Oceanologia. Sopot: POLISH ACAD SCIENCES INST OCEANOLOGY, 2020, Vol. 62, Iss. 2, p. 164-172. ISSN 0078-3234, eISSN 2300-7370..
Akstinas V. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI]. Uncertainty of annual runoff projections in Lithuanian rivers under a future climate In: Hydrology Research. London: IWA PUBLISHING, 2020, Vol. 51, No. 2, p. 257-271. ISSN 0029-1277, eISSN 2224-7955.

Conference paper


Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Projections of baltic sea wave energy resources according to shared socioeconomic pathways (ssp) scenarios In: Book of Abstracts WECANet COST Action CA17105 Conference Ghent, Belgium March 6-7 March 2023 . Belgium: COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology), 2023, p. 32-32. ISBN 9789080928138.
Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI]. Variability of the hydrometeorological parameters of the curonian lagoon in two climate normal periods In: Book of Abstracts Climate and surface and ground-water in the Baltic region – variability, trends, and impacts (Fully online event). University of Latvia, 2023, p. 1-1..


Adžgauskas G. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Estimation of uncertainties in the projections of Lithuanian rivers hydro-energy resources In: CYSENI 2022: 18th international conference of young scientists on energy and natural sciences issues, 24-27 May 2022, Kaunas, Lithuania. Kaunas: Lithuanian Energy Institute, 2022, p. 18-23. ISSN 2783-6339.


Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI]. Long-term Future Impact of Runoff Changes on Hydrotechnical Structures in Low-land Rivers In: Conference Proceedings WATER RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONS IN DIGITAL ERA 31 March -2 April 2021, Riga, Latvia . Riga: RTU - Rygos technikos universitetas, 2021, p. 15-21. ISBN 978-9934-22-618-2.


Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Prediction of wave energy resources of the Baltic Sea under climate change In: ook of Abstracts of the General Assembly 2020 (online event) of the WECANet COST Action CA17105: A pan-European Network for Marine Renewable Energy with a Focus on Wave Energy. Online, November 26-27, 2020. Florencija: COST, 2020, p. 40. ISBN 9789080928107.
Adžgauskas G. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Evaluation of hydropower energy production in the context of climate change In: 6th IAHR Europe Congress, June 30th – July 2nd, 2020, Warsaw, Poland . Warsaw: International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, 2020, p. 459-460. ISBN 978-83-66847-01-9.


Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI]. Ecological flow estimation in Latvian–Lithuanian transboundary river basin In: Proc. of the 5 th IAHR Europe Congress — New Challenges in Hydraulic Research and Engineering. Trento, Italy: The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2018, p. 175-176. ISBN 978-981-11-2731-1.

Popular science article


Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Virbickas T.. Hidrotechnikos statinių poveikio upių nuotėkiui vertinimas siekiant išsaugoti i vandens ekosistemas In: Žemėtvarka ir hidrotechnika. Kauno r. Akademija: Lietuvos žemėtvarkos ir hidromechanikos inžinierių sąjunga, 2022, Nr. 1, p. 52-59. ISSN 1648-3014.


Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI]. Lietuvos energetikos instituto ir jo partnerių dėmesys vandens ekosistemoms In: Energetika (Kronika). Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2017, T. 63, Nr. 1, p. v-vii. ISSN 0235-7208.

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Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)


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The aim of TRANSWAT project is to ensure joint assessment and management of trans-boundary river and lake water bodies which hydromorphological and/or ecological quality pose a riMore


On April 1st, 2017 Lithuanian Energy Institute together with Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre and Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment started thMore


Water quality assessment systems in Latvia and Lithuania are different. As a result, the assessed water quality of rivers crossing the Latvia – Lithuania border mostly differs. The waMore



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SMIRES is a COST Action funded by the European Union to generate networking, capacity building and knowledge synthesis in science and management of intermittent rivers and ephemeral sMore

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On 7 February 2018, the Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) and the public institution Central Project Management Agency (CPVA) signed a contract for the implementation of the projeMore