1. Coexistence and reversibility of turbid and transparent status in the Curonian Lagoon: the role of macrophyte and fish communities (supervisor Dr. Marco Bartoli)
  2. Development of a system for surface water quality assessment integrating remote sensing methods (supervisor Dr. Martynas Bučas)
  3. Seafloor integrity and its recovery under bottom trawling effects in the central Baltic (supervisor Dr. Darius Daunys)
  4. Energetic landscapes of benthophagous birds in the coastal waters of the central Baltic (supervisor Dr. Darius Daunys)
  5. The role of eddies in the Arctic Ocean’s environment from multi-mission satellite observations (supervisor Dr. Igor Kozlov)
  6. Pharmaceuticals in estuarine environment: transport, fate and effects on biogeochemical processes (supervisor Dr. Reda Kubiliūtė)
  7. Role of pathogenic Vibrio spp. in brackish microbiomes under climate change conditions (supervisor Dr. Matthias Labrenz)
  8. Development of holistic approach for the management of multiple ecosystem services in the coastal marine ecosystems (supervisor Dr. Jūratė Lesutienė)
  9. Arctic coastal benthic ecosystems under contemporary deglaciation process (supervisor Prof. habil. dr. Sergej Olenin)
  10. Science based risk assessment for implementation of the Ballast water management (supervisor Prof. habil. dr. Sergej Olenin)
  11. Ecological modelling of transitional water ecosystems (Prof. Dr. Artūras Razinkovas-Baziukas)
  12. Analysis of the hydrology and land-based contaminant delivery of a complex catchment (supervisor Dr. Georg Umgiesser)
  13. Earth Observation-based assessment of ecological status over surface waters (supervisor Dr. Diana Vaičiūtė)