Diana Šarauskienė

Laboratory of Hydrology (33)
Senior research associate
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Scientific article


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.


Virbickas T., Vezza P., Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Steponėnas A.. Impacts of low-head hydropower plants on cyprinid-dominated fish assemblages in Lithuanian rivers In: Scientific Reports. Berlin: Nature Research, 2020, Vol. 10, 21687, p. 1-14. Scopus. ISSN 2045-2322.
Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Akstinas V. [LEI], Nazarenko S. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Jurgelėnaitė A. [LEI]. Impact of physico‐geographical factors and climate variability on flow intermittency in the rivers of water surplus zone In: Hydrological Processes. Hoboken: Wiley, 2020, Vol. 34, Iss. 24, p. 4727-4739. ISSN 0885-6087, eISSN 1099-1085.
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], 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.


Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI], Virbickas T., Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Kažys J., Bukantis A., Kesminas V., Povilaitis A., Dainys J., Akstinas V. [LEI], Jurgelėnaitė A. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Tomkevičienė A. [LEI]. Fish assemblages under climate change in Lithuanian rivers In: Science of the Total Environment. Elsevier, 2019, Vol. 661, p. 563-574. ISSN 0048-9697.
Dainys J., Jakubavičiūtė E., Gorfine H., Pūtys Ž., Virbickas T., Jakimavičius D. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Meilutytė-Lukauskienė D. [LEI], Povilaitis A., Bukantis A., Kažys J., Ložys L.. Predicted climate change effects on European perch (Perca fluviatilis L.) – A case study from the Curonian Lagoon, south-eastern Baltic In: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. Elsevier, 2019, Vol. 221, p. 83-89. ISSN 0272-7714., eISSN 1096-0015.


Conference paper


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.


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.


Akstinas V. [LEI], Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Flood pattern changes in the Lithuanian rivers In: Проблемы гидрометеорологического обеспечения хозяйственной деятельности в условиях изменяющегося климата: материалы Международной научн. конф.. Минск, Белорус: 2015, p. 175-177. ISBN 978-985-553-278-2.

Popular science article


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.


Šarauskienė D. [LEI], Kriaučiūnienė J. [LEI]. Europos mokslininkai apie potvynių dažnio tyrimus įvairiose šalyse (COST veikla ES0901 FloodFreq) In: Energetika. (Kronika) [EBSCO, IndexCopernicus, SCOPUS]. Vilnius: Lietuvos mokslų akademija, 2015, T. 61, Nr. 3-4, p. 3-5. ISSN 0235-7208.

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