Diana Meilutytė-Lukauskienė

Laboratory of Hydrology (33)
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Scientific article


Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Nazarenko S. [LEI], Kobets Y., Akstinas V. [LEI], Sharifi A., Haghighi A. T., Hashemi H., Kokorite I., Ozolina B.. Hydro-meteorological droughts across the Baltic Region: The role of the accumulation periods In: Science of The Total Environment. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2024, Vol. 913, 169669, p. 1-21. ISSN 0048-9697.
Akstinas V. [LEI], Virbickas T., Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Vezza P., Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Rakauskas V., Steponėnas A., Jurgelėnaitė A. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Nazarenko S. [LEI]. Multicomponent assessment of the impact of hydropower cascade on fish metrics In: Science of the Total Environment. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2024, Vol. 906, 167541, p. 1-10. ISSN 0048-9697, eISSN 1879-1026.


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.
Larsson R., Belinskij A., Kløve B., Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Lode E., Skarbøvik E., Akstinas V. [LEI]. Coordination of water policies for quality and quantity: experiences from Nordic and Baltic countries In: Hydrology Research. London: IWA Publishing, 2022, Vol. 53, No. 9, p. 1166-1185. ISSN 1998-9563, eISSN 2224-7955.
Nazarenko S. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Low-Flow Changes in Lowland Rivers In: Water. Basel: MDPI, 2022, Vol. 14, 801, p. 1-19. ISSN 2073-4441.
Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Vaitulionytė M., Tomkevičienė A. [LEI]. Behaviour of the 2010 flood in Lithuania: management and socio-economic risks In: Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. Dordrecht: Springer, 2022, Vol. 27, 23, p. 1-29. ISSN 1381-2386, eISSN 1573-1596.


Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Pakhomau A., Nazarenko S. [LEI], Jurgelėnaitė A. [LEI]. Geographical concerns regarding flood hydrology in the southeastern area of the Baltic Sea basin In: Hydrological Sciences Journal. Abingdon: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2021, Vol. 66, No. 14, p. 2089-2101. ISSN 0262-6667.


Akstinas V. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI]. Features and causes of catastrophic floods in the Nemunas River basin In: Hydrology Research. London: IWA PUBLISHING, 2020, Vol. 51, No. 2, p. 308-321. ISSN 0029-1277, eISSN 2224-7955.
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


Jurgelėnaitė A. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI]. Response of Water Temperature to Past and Future Climate Variability in Lithuanian Rivers 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. 333-334. 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.


Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Virbickas T.. Užtvankos Lietuvoje: privalumai ir trūkumai (Kronika) In: Energetika (Kronika). Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2021, T. 67, Nr. 1 - 2, p. i-iii. Scopus . ISSN 0235-7208, eISSN 1822-8836.


Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI]. Ar pakis Lietuvos upių vandens ekosistemų gyvavimo sąlygos XXI a. pabaigoje? In: Energetika (Kronika). Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2018, T. 64, Nr. 2, p. 1-3. ISSN 0235-7208.


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.
Akstinas V. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI]. Conference of Young Scientists on Energy Issues (CYSENI) In: Energetika (Kronika). Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2017, Vol. 63, Nr. 3, p. V-VI. ISSN 0235-7208.


Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI]. Konferencija „Jaunoji energetika 2015“ džiugino savo programa ir gausiu būriu užsienio svečių In: Energetika. (Kronika) [EBSCO, IndexCopernicus, SCOPUS]. Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2015, T. 61, Nr. 2, p. 4-7. ISSN 0235-7208.

International projects

Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)


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Nordic Energy Research Programme (NERP)


The goal of the Climate and Energy Systems project is to look at climate impacts closer in time and assess the development of the Nordic electricity system for the next 20-30 years. TMore



The “ICEREG” project aims to enhance the management of ice-jam flood risk by developing comprehensive flood maps and refining the conceptual model of ice-jam flood formation, particMore


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

Coastal Biogas logo

The COASTAL Biogas project objective is to provide solutions based on anaerobic digestion of cast seaweed to coastal regions to tackle eutrophication, contribute to the transition to More


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



Many complex process-based models are available in Europe to project future climate impacts. Yet, the current climate impact research community is fragmented, modeling mostly individuMore

Projects in Lithuania

Research Council of Lithuania projects

Lietuvos mokslo taryba

Hydromorphological features of rivers are important to determine the quality of water body, its evolution due to nearby landscape changes and possible impact on the ecosystem. On the More