Research interests

Search and exploration of minerals using the latest methods (UAV), analysis of factors influencing the availability of mineral deposits for extraction, need for mineral resources, potential and recultivation of deposits, calculation of mineral resources.

Annotation of the dissertation

The aim of this work is to determine the actual potential of Lithuanian mineral resources, taking into account geological, economic, environmental, spatial planning and other factors and the possible development of these factors in the conditions of the Anthropocene period. Objectives of the work: to study the geological exploration of mineral resources, to determine the possibilities for the development of mineral resources research, factors influencing the availability of resources for extraction. Factors such as: illegal mining, in accordance with the prepared general plans of the land, the construction of residential buildings on or near the areas of resources, reservoirs, water, roads, electric lines protection bands are established on minerals resources areas and other restrictions imposed by regulations that prevent the exploitation of minerals. After evaluating all these factors, calculate the actual amount of mineral resources and resources that can no longer be used in the future. To review the amount and trends of the recovery of mineral resources in the last 20 years, calculating the lost resources to estimate the resources needed for extraction resources, their time of exploitation and the impact on the landscape, and in the light of the aforementioned factors, to calculate the potential potential of new mineral resources.

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  1. Armanavičius A. Lands affected by quarries: data collation and organisation. Geologijos akiračiai, 2: 23-27.
  2. Armanavičius A. The first project of anhydrite mining in Lithuania. Geologijos akiračiai, 1-2: 35-36.
  3. Armanavičius A. An industrial prototype of sapropel dewatering was invented, patented and manufactured in Lithuania. Geologijos akiračiai, 3-4: 44-46.
  4. Armanavičius A. The first mine of the jewel stone – angelite was discovered and explored in Lithuania. Geologijos akiračiai, 1-2: 57-59.
  1. 2017. “Development of European structural funds projects”, Management Innovation Agency, Vilnius, Lithuania.

International scientific conferences:

  1. 62nd International Conference for Students of Physics and Natural Sciences “Open Readings 2019” Post presentation – Armanavičius A., Satkūnas J. “Scale of illegal mineral excavation in Lithuania”, Vilnius University (VU), 19-22 Marchr 2019, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  1. Geolinks International Conference on Earth Sciences. Oral presentation, virtual speaker – Armanavičius A. “Protection and Monitoring of Resources by Aerial Photogrammetric Technology in Lithuania”, Imperial Hotel, 5-7 October 2020, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  2. 5th International Conference on Geology and Earth Science. Oral presentation – Armanavičius A, “Monitoring of Illegal Resources Excavation by Aerial Photogrammetric Technology in Lithuania”, 16 October 2020, India, Virtual Conference
  3. International Conference of the University of Latvia Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology. Oral presentation – Armanavičius A, “An Integrated Approach For Determination Of Potential Of Sand And Gravel In Quaternary Formations”, 3 February 2021, Latvia, Virtual Conference.
  4. XXXI Conference Current and Prospects of Mineral Resources Economy. Post presentation – Wołkowicz S, Satkunas J, Kostrz-Sikora P, Tymiński M, Siewruk-Wróblewska D, Armanavičius A. “Polish – Lithuanian Trade In Mineral Resources (2000-2020)”, 16-18 November 2022, Rytro, Poland.

National scientific conferences:

  1. 22nd Conference for Junior Researchers „Science – Future of Lithuania“, Oral presentation – Armanavičius A., Satkūnas J. “Environmental impact from mining resources excavation in Lithuania”, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU), 20 March 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania
  2. 4th Conference for PhD Students of Geology of Lithuania, Oral presentation – Armanavičius A., Satkūnas J. “Mineral resources of Lithuania: accounting, excavation and illegal mining”, Vilnius University (VU), 14 December 2018, Vilnius, Lithuania.