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Merkys

 

(Russian name, Merkis), a river in the southern Lithuanian SSR (it originates in Byelorussian SSR), a right tributary of the Nemunas (Neman). Length, 206 km; basin area, 4, 440 sq km.

The Merkys originates in the Oshmiany Upland (Aŝmena Upland). It is meandering in its upper and lower courses; it is fed primarily by groundwaters. There is high water from March through May. At 14 km from its mouth, the mean flow rate is 35.2 cu m per sec; the maximum flow rate is 498 cu m per sec. There is ice on the river from December through March, but the river does not freeze over for long (up to 1.5 months). The Merkys is used for floating timber.

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The lowermost 'Vendian' in Lithuania, the Merkys Formation, is attributed to the upper Drevlyan Regional Stage (Paskevicius 1997) and is of Ediacaran age by Luksevics et al.
Merkys et al., "Crystallography Open Database (COD): An open-access collection of crystal structures and platform for world-wide collaboration," Nucleic Acids Research, vol.
La prueba que evalua mas componentes es la New Organizational Climate Test (NOCT) (Merkys, Kalinauskaite y Eitutyte, 2007), la cual mide 20 componentes sin que los autores establezcan un modelo de agrupacion superior.
Source apportionment and retention of nutrients and organic matter in the Merkys river basin in southern Lithuania, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 16: 195-204.
(24) Juozas Jurginis, Vytautas Merkys, et al., Vilniaus miesto istorija, 2 vols.
Lenz, 1991, Merkys, 2000; Wissinger, 1996; Hopkins, 1998; Zelvys, 1994, 1999) it has to be stated that one sphere of such research management diagnostics (including educational management diagnostics as well) has been neglected.
But although the number of investigations carried out on plants in the Space environment is not large, it is not negligible (Halstead & Dutcher, 1987; Halstead & Scott, 1990; Halstead et al., 1991; Merkys & Laurinavicius, 1991; Nechitailo & Mashinsky, 1993; Schaeffer et al., 1993; Dutcher et al., 1994, and references cited therein).