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Dr. Kristina Amalevičiūtė-Volungė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-0991-4728
Mob. +370 624 58 643
E-mail: kristina.amaleviciute-volunge@lammc.lt
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai dist., Lithuania

 

Education

2012–2016 PhD studies, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture and Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

2010–2012 Master of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University.

2006–2010 Bachelor of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University.

Academic degree

2016 Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (Agronomy), dissertation “Changes in the properties of Pachiterric Histosol as influenced by management and renaturalisation”.

Research fields

  • Studies of soils organic matter and its fractional composition
  • Application of new laboratory test methods

Position

Since 2018 Senior Researcher, Chemical Research Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Since 2012 Member of Lithuanian Soil Science Society at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2021–2024 EJP SOIL project “Mechanisms underlying TRAde-offs between Carbon sequestration, greenhouse gas Emissions and nutrient losses in Soils under conservation agriculture in Europe” (TRACE-Soils), senior researcher.
  • 2021–2024 EJP SOIL project “Sensor data for downscaling digital soil maps to higher resolutions” (SensRes), senior researcher.
  • 2021–2024 EJP SOIL project “Soil organic carbon sequestration potential of agricultural soils in Europe” (CarboSeq), senior researcher.
  • 2018–2021 Lithuanian Council of Science SMART project “Quality diagnostics of biogas production by-product (digestate) for innovative use as a biofertilizer”, promoter.
  • 2017–2019 Lithuanian Council of Science implementation of Postdoctoral internships in Lithuania project “Assessment of different perennial herbaceous plant species as potential feedstocks for conversion into bioenergy products”.
  • 2017–2019 Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture project “Assessment of the potential of carbon sequestration in agriculture”, promoter.
  • 2015–2018 Lithuanian Council of Science National Research Programme “Sustainability of Agro, Forest and Water Ecosystems” project “The influence of long-term contrasting intensity resources management on genesis of different soil and to other agroecosystems components” (AGROTVARA).
  • 2012–2015 ESF project “Scientific validation of C3 and C4 herbaceous plants multifunctionality for innovative technologies: phyto-raw materials – bioproducts – environmental effects”.
  • 2013 Ministry of Education and Science according to the Human Resources Development Programme implementation project “Strengthening activities of Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry”.

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