Merkys


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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.
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.
prietaru, stereotipu paplitimas bei identifikavimas Diskriminuojantys Pasireiskia konfliktiskais santykiais, mobingo veiksmai puolimo galimybemis, daznumu, veikiant per socialinius santykius, puolant darbuotojo socialines paziuras, puolant kasdieneje profesineje sferoje, asmens sveikatos srityje Veiksnys Saltiniai Saugumo/apibreztumo West 1990; Merkys et al.
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.
She was born in Krastai, Lithuania to Jonas and Anele (Blinkys) Merkys.
For a more detailed analysis of Sventoji port construction history, see the works written by Simoliunas (1933), who directly participated in the port construction, as well as the works of Merkys (1934) and Zaromskis (2008).
The present study focuses on TN loads to the River Nemunas from the Lithuanian territory at the monitoring site Smalininkai in the River Nemunas and outlets of the main tributaries the Merkys, the Neris, the Nevezis and the Dubysa (Fig.