Algimantas Grigelis

Algimantas Grigelis
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Introduction
This RG account is devoted to Lithuanian and English reader therefore some issues published in Lithuanian are included for information to whom it concerns. The account is completed on 28 March 2015 (180 positions). Publications less actual 18 September 2016 have been taken out (81 position left). Thanks to followers and following colleagues..
Additional affiliations
January 1994 - December 2004
Vilnius University
Position
  • Professor, geology and mineralogy, now emeritus
Description
  • Lectureship "Geology of the USSR" (until 1990), "Geology of Europe"
January 1993 - January 2015
Nature Research Centre
Position
  • Head of Department, present - Consultant
January 1992 - present
Nature Research Centre, Institute of Geology and Geography
Position
  • Head of Department, present - Consultant
Description
  • Regional geology and geophysics of the Baltic Sea; environmental geology studies in the Lithuanian EEZ of the Baltic Sea; Expertise of State programs and projects. Author of 800 papers, 28 books.
Education
September 1949 - June 1954
Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania - 1954; Belarus University, Minsk, Belarus- 1957
Field of study
  • geology - Master, 1954; micropalaeontology - PhD, 1957

Publications

Publications (180)
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The present study area is located within the south-eastern segment of the Baltic Sea framed by 55o30’– 56o30’ N and 19o00’–21o15’E. The area is re-visited with the aim to describe in more detail the geologic prerequisite for development of the palaeo-incisions as well as the timing of their subsequent infillings. The channels form distinctive featu...
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After the third partition of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1795, the Lithuanian Main School underwent liberality and secularisation. In 1803, the structural reforms caused by the rapid development of science in Western Europe followed establishment of the Imperatoria Universitas Vilnensis. The General Charter of the Vilnius Education Distri...
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The first large geological map of Central and Eastern Europe was compiled by Stanislaw Staszic in the early 19th century. The map is based on the geological survey that Staszic performed in different parts of Poland and adjacent areas. In 1814, Staszic presented his ideas on the geology and mineral sources of Poland and Lithuania. In 1815, he compl...
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In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the Polish geoscientist, philosopher, and statesman Stanisław Staszic (1755–1826) conducted an extensive geological survey of Poland and adjacent areas. In 1815, he completed a book (in Polish), On the geology of the Carpathians and other mountains and lowlands of Poland, complemented by a well-...
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Abstract Schultze, H.-P., Turner, S. and Grigelis, A. 2009. Great northern researchers: discovers of the earliest Palaeozoic vertebrates. —Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 90 (Suppl. 1): 3–22 The lives and works of Dr Elga Mark-Kurik and Dr Valentina Karatajute-Talimaa, Estonian and Lithuanian palaeontologists, respectively, are presented as part of thei...
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Geologas Jurgis Kisnėrius buvo darbštus, labai sąžiningas ir aukštos vidinės kultūros žmogus. Kolegas visada sutikdavo geru žodžiu – vyrams spausdavo dešinę, o moteris pamalonindavo komplimentu. Negailestingos ligos palaužtas iš gyvenimo jis išėjo per anksti, būdamas pilnas kūrybinių jėgų ir sumanymų, trisdešimt šešerius brandžiausius savo metus at...
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RETURNS * REMEMBERINGS SUGRĮŽIMAI * INDRAJA * 2018 m. gruodis AMŽIŲ SANDŪROSE Painios Utenos dvarininkų istorijos Apie Mariją Bilevičiūtę tapusią Juzefo Pilsudskio motina Apie Sofiją Chodakauskaitę, tapusią Antano Smetonos žmona Apie Jadvygą Chodakauskaitę, tapusią Juozo Tūbelio žmona Apie Joaną Bilevičiūtę, tapusią Stanislovo Narutavičiaus žmona
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In 1961, Marijonas Repečka graduated geology and geological mapping in Vilnius University. Being 5th year student, he performed a practical work in the Black Sea Gelendzhik campus of the Moscow Institute of Oceanology. In 1961-1973, Repečka worked as scientist in the Vladivostol Branch of Moscow Institute of Oceanology, taking part in famous "Vitya...
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The eight articles are published 10th December, 2018, on the various topics of the geological sciences of the Baltic Sea and surrounding land areas. Two Farewell notes to Dr. Sci. Liudvikas Lukoševičius and Dr. Sci. Marijonas Repečka are included, too.
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RETURNS : REMEMBERINGS [Lith.] SUGRĮŽIMAI Indraja 2018 m. rugsėjis Raudonplytis namas parke. Klasės, kuri pastatė kryžių, istorija, skirta Utenos "Saulės" gimnazijos 100 metų jubiliejui, kelia nuostabių prisiminimų. Štai prieš mus Utenos gimnazijos 1949 m. laidos baigimo istorinė nuotrauka. Utenos gimnazijos 22-oji abiturientų laida su savo mokyto...
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The Lithuanian Society of Ignacy Domeyko was established 4 December 2002. During the 15 years. The Society has collected a lot of new data concerning the lifetime of the oldest noble family Kontrim-Domeyko in the area of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The family is known from 1498 when it got the coat of arms “Danguel” after King Vladislaus T...
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Domeyko was undoubtedly a ‘Citizen of the World’. Formerly, the authors of this paper thought they could take a detached view of him and his epoch. However, we had to go deeper into his life and achievements. Thus, nowadays historians of science have reached the conclusion that Ignacy Domeyko takes his place beside Adam Mickiewicz as one of Lithuan...
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Du pokalbiai su trimis akademikais ir inžinierium geologu apie vieną kalną, ko kunigaikštis Gediminas nė sapnuoti negalėjo. Kalbėjosi žurnalistas Gediminas Zemlickas, Vilnius
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The valuable remembrances describes a fascinating story of descendants of Colonel Wladyslaw i Idy Obuch-Woszczatynskich, the latest owners of real estate Niedzwiadka, and unique painting of the manor house that was saved during wars at the author home.
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Abstracts of seven articles on geology of the Baltic Sea region are provided.
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The book by a large team of scholars has come out in Vilnius about Ignacy Domeyko, the famous 19th century geologist and mineralogist and the father of the Chilean mining industry. This is a written monument to the person every intellectual should know. There the attempts have been made to analyse both the physical traits of Ignacy Domeyko and the...
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The valuable remembrances describes a fascinating story of descendants of colonel Wladyslaw i Idy Obuch-Woszczatynskich, the latest owners of real estate Niedzwiadka, and unique painting of the manor house that was saved during wars at the author home.
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The bibliography list contains record of author scientific production in several projects finalized in 2017, fundamental book on Ignacy Domeyko, also single papers reflecting author's interest and activity in science, public and social media fields
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The six articles are abstracted in the separate file of the recent "Baltica" issue.
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Seven portraits of Ignacy Domeyko are first analyzed and four coat-of-arms are desribed.
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Biography of Emelyan Mikhailovich Emelyanov is presented, including bibliography of selected scientific works (25)
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Apibendrinamos pagrindinės 2017 m. išleistos knygos (Ignotas Domeika-geologas, mineralogas, kalnų inžinierius = Ignacy Domeyko-geologist, mineralogist, mining engineer / moksl. red. Algimantas Grigelis. Vilnius: Vilniaus universiteto leidykla, 2017. 726 p.) mintys, sukuriančios sakmę apie laimingo mirtingojo gyvenimo ratą.
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The stratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography are outlined for two genera and ten species of Jurassic planktonic foraminifera described in Gradstein et al. (Swiss J Palaeontol 2017. doi:10.1007/s13358-017-0131-z). The two genera are Globuligerina and Conoglobigerina. Globuligerina probably appeared in late Toarcian (late Early Jurassic) an...
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Abstracts of the six articles are presented in this set published online 10 June 2017.
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The taxonomy is modernized and updated for Jurassic planktonic foraminifera using all available literature and stratigraphic series of sediment samples from Canada, Portugal, France, Switzerland, Poland, Lithuania, Russia and Dagestan. The regional stratigraphy of all sampled sections is outlined. Many of the 65–200 µm sample residues yielded well-...
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The Planktonic Foraminifera of the Jurassic Felix Gradstein1, Andrew Gale2, Ludmila Kopaevich3, Anna Waskowska4, Algimantas Grigelis5 and Larisa Glinskikh6 For: Microfossil IV Conference, Houston, USA. April 4-9, 2017. North American Micropaleo Society (NAMS). 1, University of Oslo, Norway (email: felix.gradstein@gmail.com); 2, University of Portsm...
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Our earliest knowledge of Lithuania's geology derives from historical data on the use of natural mineral resources in the daily life of its population, such as building stones, clay, chalk, amber and salt-bearing mineral waters. The first scientific data on geognosy appeared at the beginning of the eighteenth century in the works of educated monks....
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The chapter provides an overview of the activities fostering the blue growth and measures supporting the sustainable development and maintaining the good status of the marine environment in Lithuania. The recent findings and developed practical management tools facilitating the effective management of the marine resources support the implementation...
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Grigelis A. First banishment of Ignacy Domeyko in Zapolle // Geologijos akiračiai. ISSN 1392-0006. 2016, Nr. 4, 28-37 p. In 1824, as a result of charges brought by the Russians against Vilnius University and the Philomat Society, Ignacy was banished to his farm in Zapole, his estate at the town of Lida (now in Belarus), under the control of the tsa...
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Saulius Gulbinskas (1961–2016), a marine geologist, was a gifted scholar, active researcher, who carried out investigations in the fields of marine sedimentology and seacoast processes. as well as the marine environment protection. S. Gulbinskas was a member of the BALTICA Scientific Committee.
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PIRMOJI IGNOTO DOMEIKOS TREMTIS ZAPOLÉJE 2017 m. liepos 31 d. sukanka 215 metø nuo iðkilaus mokslininko, Vilniaus universiteto auklëti-nio, ilgameèio Èilës universiteto Santjage rektoriaus Ignoto Domeikos gimimo. Ðiam jubiliejui paminëti liepos 28–30 d. Vilniuje numatoma surengti tarptautinae konferencijà, iðleisti akademiná leidiná Lietuvai „Ignot...
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The article highlights the role of the Commission on Geological Exploration of the USSR (KOGI), formed in 1955 at the Geological Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. The valuable experience gained during work on the large KOGI project was later used by Moscow geologists in 1964 in the proposal leading to the establishment of the International...
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Gedimino pilies kalno šlaitų būklės tyrimas ir jų tvarkymo programos vertinimas atliktas paveldosaugos, istorijos ir archeologijos, hidrogeologijos, geologijos ir geodinamikos, botanikos (šlaitų apsodinimo bei apželdinimo), vibracijos poveikio, aplinkos apsaugos ir naudojimo visuomenės poreikiams aspektais. Studijoje išnagrinėtos kalno geologines,...
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The article presents the self-revision and re-description of the first planktonic foraminifera Globuligerina oxfordiana (Grigelis, 1958) discovered in the Upper Jurassic of Lithuania. The original article published in 1958 in a Russian periodical (Moscow) is translated, supplied by additional comments, and illustrated by SEM laser electronic microg...
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The article is devoted to 215-years anniversary of Ignacy Domeyko (31 July, 1802). Domeyko's return to homeland in August 1884 is presented based on his diaries and recent recognition.
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The chapter provides an overview of the activities fostering the blue growth and measures supporting the sustainable development and maintaining the good status of the marine environment in Lithuania. The recent findings and developed practical management tools facilitating the effective management of the marine resources support the implementation...
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This essay is devoted to the remembrance of Professor David Oldroyd an eminent historian of the Earth sciences. The acquaintance with this wonderful man has left a vivid mark on my own scientific activities. The collaboration with him and with other colleagues in INHIGEO has made me realise that the study of the history of science is an attractive...
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Tarptautinë geologijos mokslø istorijos komisija (International Commission on History of Geological Sciences – INHIGEO) ákurta Steigiamojoje asamblëjoje, vykusioje 1967 m. birþelio 6–12 d. Jerevane (Ar-mënija). Komisijos sukûrimo ávykiai iðskirtinai susijae su Maskvos geologijos mokslø istorikais. 2017 m. nu-matoma paþymëti Komisijos 50 metø veiklo...
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The article provides a consistent insight into the results and experience related to the implementation of activities fostering the development of marine economy in Lithuania. EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the Blue Growth concept explicitly focuses on maintenance of the good status of the marine environment of the European seas. Recentl...
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The article provides a consistent insight into the results and experience related to the implementation of activities fostering the development of marine economy in Lithuania.
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The article provides a consistent insight into the results and experience related to the implementation of activities fostering the development of marine economy in Lithuania. EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the Blue Growth concept explicitly focuses on maintenance of the good status of the marine environment of the European seas. Recentl...
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Theory of Baltic amber origin reports that primary deposits of amber mineral originated during Eocene from resin of amber-trees that grew in Scandinavian forests. Amber is an appellative name, however, mineralogy have in use over 30 names of amber as mineral. Time span of amber minerals formation lasted over 100 Ma (110-113 – 17 Ma), from Early Cre...
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Theory of Baltic amber origin reports that primary deposits of amber mineral originated during Eocene from resin of amber-trees that grew in Scandinavian forests. Amber is an appellative name, however, mineralogy have in use over 30 names of amber as mineral. Time span of amber minerals formation lasted over 100 Ma (110-113 – 17 Ma), from Early Cre...
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This essay is devoted to memory of outstanding historian of science, chemist and geologist Professor David Oldroyd (1936-2014), vice-president of the International Commission of History of Geological Sciences (INHIGEO), an INHIGEO Honorary Senior Member. David Oldroyd was very talented historian of science having deep knowledge that allowed him to...
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Galimybių studijoje pateikiamos naujausios mokslo žinios apie Lietuvos Baltijos jūros krantų būklę, natūralių ir antropogeninių veiksnių, turinčių įtakos krantodaros procesams, ir jūros krantų erozijos problemų analizė, nustatyta galima tokių veiksnių įtaka gyvajai gamtai ir žmogui. Studijoje identifikuotos Klaipėdos valstybinio jūrų uosto gamtonau...
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The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences falls into a number of national scientific institutions that have already completed their reviews on the shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, as it is noted by the EASAC expert review group. The document presented here contains a shortened version of comprehensive baseline study on unconventional gas resources perf...
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EASAC member academies have already completed reviews on the risk from shale gas extraction and their management.
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Ignacy Domeyko (Lith. Ignotas Domeika; 1802–1889), born in Novohrudak environs in a Polish speaking Lithuanian nobles family, graduated from Vilnius University (Mathematics) in 1822, and from École Supérieur des Mines in Paris (Geology and Mining Art).in 1837. In 1838, he departed to Chile where he worked for 46 years (Wójcik, 1995). As a geologist...
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I. Domeyko was a progeny of Great Lithuania, born in Polish speaking Lithuanian noble. His parents Anthony Hipolit Domeyko, squire and Justice of the Peace (1764-1809) and mother, Karolina Ancuta (?-1832) lived in estate Nedzwiadka, Nowogrudek District (present Belarus). Graduated in mathematics in Vilnius University, Ignacy specialized in geology...
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A monograph describes life of famous Lithuanian geologist, astronomer, educationist Juozas Dalinkevičius (1893 06 01 (13) – 1980 02 26). He born in Pamūšis village, Ukmergė District, in Lithuania. In 1903-1911, he learned in Gardinas real gymnasium, in 1911 went to Saint Petersburg University to study astronomy, in 1912 he went to the Saint Petersb...
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Autorių grupės parengtoje publikacijoje dėl skalūninių dujų žvalgybos ir gavybos ypatumų Lietuvoje ir galimo poveikio aplinkai bei žmonių sveikatai pateikiami duomenys apie skalūninių dujų kilmę, išsidėstymą ir galimus išteklius, žvalgybos geologines sąlygas, galimą poveikį žmonių sveikatai, gamtinei aplinkai, gyvajai gamtai, dirvožemiui ir žemėnau...
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The paper highlights Ignacy Domeyko’s less known relations with French palaeontology, his classic work on Andean Cordilleras (1878), also his travel to Europe in 1884 to 1888 and his native land where he spend time in his daughter manor house Zyburtowszczyzna (Zybur), present Belarus. An early explorer of Andean geology, mineralogist, rector, judge...
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Vilniaus universiteto istorijoje medikas ir mineralogas Romanas Simonavičius (Roman Symonowicz) dažnai minimas kaip pirmasis universiteto mineralogijos lektorius ir Mineralogijos katedros organizatorius. Gimęs dvariškių šeimoje Vilniuje, jis gavo išsimokslinimą Vilniaus mokytojų seminarijoje ir LDK Vyriausioje mokykloje. [VUB RS F2-KC3 duomenimis g...
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Academician Juozas Dalinkevičius entirely used palaeontology in his studies of Devonian stratigraphy. But he published a description of only one Spiriferida species in 1939. This significant ‘classic paper’ is of great value but nowadays it became a bibliography rarity. Having in mind to restore its use in the scientific circulation, Geologija re-p...
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Academician Juozas Dalinkevičius entirely used palaeontology in his studies of Devonian stratigraphy. But he published a description of only one Spiriferida species in 1939. This significant 'classic paper' is of great value but nowadays it became a bibliography rarity. Having in mind to restore its use in the scientific circulation, Geologija re-p...
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Skalūnų dujų žvalgymas Lietuvos žemės gelmėse galimas, nes tai yra vienintelė priemonė, norint pilniau, negu iki šiol, griežtai laikantis visų aplinkosaugos nuostatų, ištirti skalūnų dujų ir skalūnų naftos paplitimą, jas generuojančių uolienų parametrus, galimus geologinius ir išgaunamus dujų išteklius, jų energetinę ir ekonominę vertę.
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Progress report on technical activities and results for monitoring (WP2) and development of basic tools & services (WP8); demonstration of the Geo-Seas data discovery and access of service portal.