Vilnius University Proceedings 2020-05-21T10:11:46+00:00 Vilniaus universiteto leidykla / Vilnius University Press Open Journal Systems <p>Established in 2019, this journal contains various selected articles prepared by the community of Vilnius University.</p> Editorial Board and Table of Contents 2020-05-21T10:03:41+00:00 Arūnas Bukantis <p>The conference is dedicated to the 250th anniversary of meteorological observations, that started in 1770. The observations were performed at the Astronomical Observatory of Vilnius University and supervised by Rector Martynas Počobutas-Odlianickis. The presentation share experiences gained from monitoring climate change and addressing current climate change issues related to threats for the national environment, economy and human well-being, also include discussions about the implementation of climate change policy objectives and other topics.</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Marcin Poczobutt-Odlanicki – Mathematician, Astronomer, Educator 2020-05-21T10:11:46+00:00 Jokūbas Sūdžius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors 250 Years of Meteorological Measurements in Vilnius 2020-05-21T10:11:40+00:00 Egidijus Rimkus Donatas Valiukas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors 330 Years of Vilnius’ Climate: History and Future 2020-05-21T10:11:33+00:00 Arūnas Bukantis Justas Kažys <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Climate Change Impact on Bird Annual Life Cycle: Challenges, Threats and Forecasts for Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:11:26+00:00 Mečislovas Žalakevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Pollen Clouds: What is under Investigation in Modern Aerobiology? 2020-05-21T10:11:20+00:00 Ingrida Šaulienė Laura Šukienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-18T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Strongest Wind Storms in the Lithuanian Baltic Coast 2020-05-21T10:11:13+00:00 Gintautas Stankūnavičius Donatas Pupienis Dainius Frišmanas Darius Jarmalavičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Review of Snow Cover Measurement Methods, Their Biases, and Applications in Climate Research 2020-05-21T10:11:06+00:00 Justinas Kilpys Egidijus Rimkus Silvija Pipiraitė - Januškienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Impact of Climate Change and Anthropogenic Activity on Water Bodies 2020-05-21T10:11:00+00:00 Jūratė Kriaučiūnienė Brunonas Gailiušis Diana Šarauskienė Darius Jakimavičius Diana Meilutytė-Lukauskienė Vytautas Akstinas Aldona Jurgelėnaitė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Climate Change Management Policy and Its Implementation in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:10:53+00:00 Vilija Augutavičienė Judita Liukaitytė-Kukienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Water Management Challenges in the Rural Areas in Changing Climate 2020-05-21T10:10:48+00:00 Arvydas Povilaitis Otilija Miseckaitė Valerijus Gasiūnas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Validation of the CFSv2 Model Technologies for Long Range Weather Forecasts: Lithuania’s Case 2020-05-21T10:10:42+00:00 Arūnas Bukantis Gytis Valaika 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Temperature and Precipitation Influence on Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Plant in South-East Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:10:38+00:00 Rita Asakavičiūtė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Household Energy Saving for Climate Change Mitigation: Review and Research Analysis 2020-05-21T10:10:33+00:00 Gintarė Stankūnienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The National Open Access Research Data Archive (MIDAS) and Its Potential Benefits for Climate Research 2020-05-21T10:10:28+00:00 Gintė Medzvieckaitė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Climate Conditions Impact on Annual Growth of Pinus sylvestris L. in the Aukštaitija National Park (Lithuania) 2020-05-21T10:10:22+00:00 Rūtilė Pukienė Adomas Vitas Justas Kažys Egidijus Rimkus <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Determination of Ice Regime in the Curonian Lagoon using Satellite Data 2020-05-21T10:10:17+00:00 Katrina Navickaitė Justinas Kilpys <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Influence of Climate Change on Plant Phenological Phases in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:10:12+00:00 Danuta Romanovskaja Eugenija Bakšienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Evaluation of River and Lake Ice Cover, Based on SENTINEL-1 Backscatter Values in VV and VH Polarizations 2020-05-21T10:10:07+00:00 Giedrius Uselis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Carbon Footprint in Agroecosystems of Temperate Climate 2020-05-21T10:10:02+00:00 Ligita Baležentienė Ovidijus Mikša <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Baltic Sea Ice Extent Change during the 18th–21st Centuries 2020-05-21T10:09:57+00:00 Gintaras Račas Arūnas Bukantis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Formation of a Heat Island in Vilnius City 2020-05-21T10:09:53+00:00 Laura Urbanavičiūtė Arūnas Bukantis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Development of Studies at the Department of Hydrology and Climatology of Vilnius University 2020-05-21T10:09:49+00:00 Arūnas Bukantis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Seasonal Crime Rates and Their Links with Weather Anomalies in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:09:45+00:00 Ieva Medinytė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Features and Causes of Catastrophic Floods in the Nemunas River Basin 2020-05-21T10:09:41+00:00 Diana Meilutytė-Lukauskienė Vytautas Akstinas Jūratė Kriaučiūnienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Uncertainty of Runoff Projections in Lithuanian Rivers 2020-05-21T10:09:36+00:00 Vytautas Akstinas Darius Jakimavičius Diana Meilutytė-Lukauskienė Diana Šarauskienė Serhii Nazarenko <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors GLOBE Program Opportunities for Natural and Ecological Education for Students 2020-05-21T10:09:31+00:00 Gretė Vaičaitytė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Following the Study at the Bergen Summer Research School: Global Climate Change and Impact on Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:09:27+00:00 Izolda Marcinonienė Donatas Valiukas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Hydrological Changes of the Curonian Lagoon in the Context of Climate Change 2020-05-21T10:09:22+00:00 Darius Jakimavičius Jūratė Kriaučiūnienė 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Trends in Air Temperature and Extreme Weather Events at the Seaside 2020-05-21T10:09:18+00:00 Judita Navašinskienė <p>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Karst Denudation Intensity and Climate Change – Case of Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:09:14+00:00 Julius Taminskas Vidas Mikulėnas Simonas Danielius Jonas Satkūnas Vytautas Minkevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Changes of Palmer Drought Severity Index in the North Atlantic – European Sector Throughout the Warm Seasons of 1950–2015 2020-05-21T10:08:05+00:00 Šarūnas Kubilius Arūnas Bukantis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Change of Rhythmic Patterns on the Sandy Baltic Sea Coasts 2020-05-21T10:07:58+00:00 Justinas Mikėnas Donatas Pupienis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Reduction of Land-Use Based CO2 Emissions – Feasibility of Paludiculture in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:07:50+00:00 Leonas Jarašius Nerijus Zableckis Jūratė Sendžikaitė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Seasonality and Long-Term Trends of NDVI Values in Different Land Use Types in the Eastern Part of the Baltic Sea Basin 2020-05-21T10:07:43+00:00 Laurynas Klimavičius Egidijus Rimkus Edvinas Stonevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Phenological Changes of Climate Warming Induced Local and Introduced Woody Plant Species 2020-05-21T10:07:36+00:00 Asta Malakauskienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-19T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Reduction of Industry Impact on Climate Change through Implementation of Cleaner Production Projects 2020-05-21T10:07:29+00:00 Igor Berezovskij Irina Kliopova <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Application of Random forest Algorithm to Detect Snowfall from ATMS Measurements 2020-05-21T10:07:22+00:00 Justinas Kilpys Huan Meng Yalei You Jun Dong Ralph Ferraro <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Hydrological State of the Neris River and Its Influence on the Formation of Islands and Shoals in the Riverbed 2020-05-21T10:07:15+00:00 Aldona Baubinienė Julius Taminskas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Reducing the Negative Effects of the Climate through Proper Management of Biodegradable Waste 2020-05-21T10:07:08+00:00 Rimas Meištininkas Konstantinas Iljasevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors GEST Approach in Lithuania: Vegetation Cover Studies for assessing GHG Emissions from Degraded and Rewetted Peatlands 2020-05-21T10:07:01+00:00 Jūratė Sendžikaitė Leonas Jarašius Žydrūnas Sinkevičius Nerijus Zableckis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Results of Soil, Ground and Runoff Water Monitoring according to ICP-Forests Program in 25 Years: Climate Change Impact to Forest Arenosol and Ecosystem 2020-05-21T10:06:55+00:00 Ieva Baužienė Algirdas Augustaitis Gintaras Pivoras <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Evaluation of Biophysical Vegetation Parameters Based on Sentinel-2 Satellite Data 2020-05-21T10:06:49+00:00 Brigita Railian Edvinas Stonevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Source Apportionment and Optical Properties of Black Carbon Aerosol Particles 2020-05-21T10:06:43+00:00 Agnė Minderytė Julija Pauraitė Steigvilė Byčenkienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Adjustment and Comparison of Tourism Index in Baltic Coastal Cities 2020-05-21T10:06:37+00:00 Simona Dalinkevičiūtė Justas Kažys <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Spatial Features of Heavy Precipitation Pattern in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:06:31+00:00 Dainius Frišmantas Gintautas Stankūnavičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Possibilities of Organic Carbon Sequestration in Heavy Loam Soils due to Reduced Tillage 2020-05-21T10:06:25+00:00 Tomas Žukaitis Inga Liaudanskienė Aleksandras Velykis Antanas Satkus <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Chlorophyll a Content Evaluation in the Southeastern Baltic Sea, Based on Sentinel-3 Data 2020-05-21T10:06:20+00:00 Rytis Veverskis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Determination of Solar Activity Cycles in Mean Air Temperature Sequences 2020-05-21T10:06:13+00:00 Laura Doveikaitė Mindaugas Grajauskas Marilė Kosaitė Gintarė Kugytė Justinas Mikėnas Paulius Starkus <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Models of Black Carbon Climate Effects 2020-05-21T10:06:07+00:00 Lina Davulienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Fruiting Fluctuation of Sarcosoma globosum and Coherence with Environmental Factors 2020-05-21T10:06:01+00:00 Eglė Semaškaitė Ernestas Kutorga Sigitas Juzėnas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Impact of Meteorological Factors on Dune Dynamics 2020-05-21T10:05:55+00:00 Neringa Mačiulevičiūtė-Turlienė Artūras Bautrėnas Jonas Kaminskas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Variation of Sand Grain Size on Beaches in 1993–2018, Curonian Spit 2020-05-21T10:05:50+00:00 Aira Dubikaltienė Donatas Pupienis Darius Jarmalavičius Gintautas Žilinskas Dovilė Karlonienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Thermal Seasonal Changes in the Middle Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:05:45+00:00 Viktorija Mačiulytė Gintautas Stankūnavičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Warming Arctic: Changes and Problems 2020-05-21T10:05:39+00:00 Ugnė Bagdonaitė Liepa Butkutė Lėja Kalvelytė Meda Paulavičiūtė Tėja Kalpokaitė Elzė Petkevičiūtė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Survey of the Impact on Climate Change in Different Areas of the World 2020-05-21T10:05:34+00:00 Miglė Žalytė Inga Puriuškytė Emilija Kiškytė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors The Outcrop of Vilnia River as a Reflection of Climate Change 2020-05-21T10:05:30+00:00 Regina Morkūnaitė Aldona Baubinienė Artūras Bautrėnas <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Relationship of Some Major Lithuanian Macrophites to Land Use and Cover Types 2020-05-21T10:05:26+00:00 Edvina Krokaitė Dinara Shakeneva Tomas Rekašius Lina Jocienė Eugenija Kupčinskienė 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Nitrogen Nutrition of Echinocystis Lobata Depending on Habitat 2020-05-21T10:05:21+00:00 Edvina Krokaitė Tomas Rekašius Erika Juškaitytė Lina Jocienė Eugenija Kupčinskienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Measurements of Vilnius University Meteorological Station 2012–2020 2020-05-21T10:05:16+00:00 Silvija Pipiraitė - Januškienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Source Related Light Scattering and Absorption by Aerosol in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:05:12+00:00 Julija Pauraitė Kristina Plauškaitė Vidmantas Ulevičius Steigvilė Byčenkienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Programme for Climate Change 2020-05-21T10:05:08+00:00 Lina Čeičytė Emilija Šaulytė Judita Liukaitytė-Kukienė <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Heavy Mineral Impact on Beach Slope Formation 2020-05-21T10:05:03+00:00 Kristina Viršilaitė Donatas Pupienis <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors Seasonal Chlorophyll-a Concentration Variation from Satellite Data in Eutrophic Lakes in Lithuania 2020-05-21T10:05:00+00:00 Dalia Grendaitė Edvinas Stonevičius <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> 2020-05-21T00:00:00+00:00 Copyright (c) 2020 Authors