Egidijus Jurkus

Institute, laboratory: Geology and Geography Institute, Laboratory of Climate and Water Research

Scientific Supervisor: Prof., dr. R. Povilanskas

Consultant Supervisor: Dr. J. Taminskas

Study period: 30.09.2020 – 30.09.2024

Research theme: Optimization of the use of tourism natural resources in Western Lithuania by applying the geographical information system (GIS)

Brief description:

Objectives - to apply the geographical information system (GIS) to develop a model of the optimal use of tourism natural resources for the coastal and hinterland territory of Western Lithuania, to propose the optimal utilization of these resources, taking into account many aspects of sustainable land use.


1. To analyze the perspectives of application of new methods for of complex geostatistical interpretation of tourism natural resources in Western Lithuania.

2. To create and validate optimal nature management in Lithuanian coastal and hinterland ecosystem recreational territories using GIS model.

3. To apply the GIS-based  developed Lithuanian coastal and hinterland natural tourism resources for optimizing the use of geostatistical calculations.

4. To prepare practical proposals for the optimization of nature management in the recreational territories of the coastal and hinterland ecosystems of Western Lithuania.
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