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Dr. Ieva Mockevičienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-3658-1324
Tel. +370 690 25 462
E-mail: ieva.mockeviciene@lammc.lt
Gardždų St. 29, Vėžaičiai, LT-96216 Klaipėda dist., Lithuania


2011–2015 PhD studies, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture / Lithuanian University of Agriculture.

2009–2011 Master‘s degree in Ecology, Faculcy of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Klaipeda University.

2005–2009 Bachelor‘s degree in Biology, Faculcy of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Klaipeda University. 

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2016 Doctor (Agricultural sciences, Agronomy), Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy). Topic “Changes in dissolved and humified carbon in acid soil as influenced by different liming and fertilization systems”.

Research fields

  • Studies of soil organic matter transformation
  • Application of soil liming and fertilization systems on acids soils

Professional experience

Since 2022 Senior Researcher, Vezaiciai Branch, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

2022 Associate Professor, Marine Research Institute, Klaipeda University.

2021–2022 Researcher, Vezaiciai Branch, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

2019–2020 Researcher, Vezaiciai Branch, LAMMC.

2016–2017 Assistant (lectures of soil science), Faculty of Marine Technologies and Natural Sciences, Klaipeda University.

2014–2019 Junior Researcher, Vezaiciai Branch, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • From 2015 member of NJF Nordic Association of Agricultural scientists.
  • From 2014 member of Lithuanian Soil Science Society at the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.

In-service training

  • 7th of March, 2022 remote seminar “Meadows of different longevity: their installation and use for fodder diversification”, 3 academic hours
  • 29th November, 2021 online training “Proposal preparation and budgeting in Horizon Europe for the Research Council of Lithuania”, 8 h.
  • 28th October, 2021 conference-training “Improving the fertility of acid soils for more efficient nutrients availability and the change in the cost price of crop production”, 4 academic hours.
  • December 7–11, 2020 online training “Regional Training for Modelling and Mapping Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) Sequestration Potential in Europe”, implemented by FAO (15 hours).
  • November 22–24, 2016 Courses “Creating geodatabasis” .
  • September 24–25, 2015 Scientific expedition “Dirvožemio dangos ypatumai Vakarų Kuršo ir Žemaičių aukštumose”.
  • September, 2015 Scientific internship at the Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences “Studies of detection of indole – 3 – acetic acid (IAA) and total labile carbon, extracted in hot water, in soil”.
  • June, 2013 Scientific internship at the Institute of Chemistry of Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. “ High – performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) –size exclusion chromatography (SEC) for qualitative detection of humic substances”.
  • October 21–25, 2013 National courses “Programming and statistics with R programme”, Lithuania.

Other activities

  • From 2021 Guest editor of the journal “Sustainability”

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2022 April – July Intereg SBP seed money project “Nutrients cycling for sustainability”, researcher.
  • 2021–2024 Horizon 2020 project “Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils” (EJP SOIL). “AGROECOlogical strategies for an efficient functioning of plant – soil biota interactions to increase SOC sequestration” (AGROECOseqC), researcher.
  • 2021–2024 Horizon 2020 project “Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils” (EJP SOIL). “Soil Ecosystem seRvices and soil threats modElling aNd mApping” (SERENA), researcher.
  • 2021–2024 Horizon 2020 project “Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils” (EJP SOIL). “Soil organic carbon sequestration potential of agricultural soils in Europe” (CarboSeq), coordinator at LAMMC and researcher.

  • 2021 “RTO Lithuania” projects “Development of biodegradable biofuel cells” (BioDegra), researcher.

  • 2019–2022 Interreg programme projects “Baltic Phytoremediation” (BAPR), researcher.

  • 2015–2016 Project No. SIT-9/2015 “The influence of long-term contrasting intensity resources management on genesis of different soil and to other agro-ecosystems components (AGROTVARA)”, funded by Lithuanian Council of Science National Research Programme “Sustainability of agro, forest and water ecosystems”.
  • 2014 Scientific research work, funded by foreign economic entities (PRP SAS, France) "Effect of PRP SOL on the moraine loam soil microbiological, chemical, physical properties and crop yield under sustainable management system in Western Lithuania".
  • 2012–2015 Project No.VP1-3.1-ŠMM-08-K-01-023 “Scientific validation of C3 and C4 herbaceous plants multifunctionality for innovative technologies: phyto-raw materials – bioproducts – environmental effects”, funded by ESF.
  • 2012–2014 Project No. MIP-039/2002 “Soil carbon stability in agrarian and protected areas (CARBOSTABILIS)”, funded by Lithuanian Council of Science.


  • October 24–25, 2016. Best presentation award “I. Jokubauskaite, A. Slepetiene, D. Karcauskiene, I. Liaudanskiene, K. Amaleviciute. Storage of organic carbon in chemical fractions in acid soil as influenced by different liming. 18th International Conference on Land Degradation and Sustainable Soil Management. Paris, France.
  • 2013–2014 Young scientist’s doctoral grant awarded by Science Council of Lithuania.


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Anne O., Mockevičienė I., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Šiaudinis G., Barčauskaitė K., Žilė G. 2024. Biochar-assisted phytoremediation potential of sewage sludge contaminated soil. Sustainability16 (1): 183. IF – 3,9

  2. Mockevičienė I., Šiaudinis G., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Barčauskaitė K., Anne I. 2023. The evaluation of the phytoremediation potential of the energy crops in acid soil by sewage sludge fertilization. Land, 12 (4): 866. IF – 3,9
  3. Mockevičienė I., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R. 2023. The response of Retisol’s carbon storage potential to various organic matter inputs. Sustainability, 15 (15): 11495. IF – 3,9

  4. Vilkiene M., Mockeviciene I., Kadziene G., Karcauskiene D., Repsiene R., Auskalniene O. 2023. Bacterial communities: interaction to abiotic conditions under effect of anthropogenic pressure. Sustainability, 15 (14): 11366. IF – 3,9
  5. Barčauskaitė K., Anne O., Mockevičienė I., Repšienė R., Šiaudinis G., Karčauskienė D. 2023. Determination of heavy metals immobilization by chemical fractions in contaminated soil amended with biochar. Sustainability, 15 (11): 8677. IF – 3,9
  6. Amaleviciute-Volunge K., Volungevicius J., Ceponkus J., Platakyte R., Mockeviciene I., Slepetiene A., Lepane V. 2023. The impact of profile genesis and land use of Histosol on its organic substance stability and humic acid quality at the molecular level. Sustainability, 15 (7): 5921. IF – 3,9
  7. Slepetiene A., Ceseviciene J., Amaleviciute-Volunge K., Mankeviciene A., Parasotas I., Skersiene A., Jurgutis L., Volungevicius J., Veteikis D., Mockeviciene I. 2023. Solid and liquid phases of anaerobic digestate for sustainable use of agricultural soil. Sustainability15 (2): 1345. IF – 3,9
  8. Žalnėravičius R., Paškevičius A., Samukaitė-Bubnienė U., Ramanavičius S., Vilkienė M., Mockevičienė I., Ramanavičius A. 2022. Microbial fuel cell based on nitrogen-fixing Rhizobium anhuiense bacteria. Biosensors12 (2): 113. IF – 5,4
  9. Mockeviciene I., Karcauskiene D., Slepetiene A., Vilkiene M., Repsiene R., Braziene Z., Olga A. 2022. Influence of liming intensity on fractions of humified organic carbon in acid soil: a case study. Sustainability, 14 (9): 5297. IF – 3,9
  10. Samukaite Bubniene U., Zukauskas S., Ratautaite V., Vilkiene M., Mockeviciene I., Liustrovaite V., Drobysh M., Lisauskas A., Ramanavicius S., Ramanavicius A. 2022. Assessment of cytochrome c and chlorophyll a as natural redox mediators for enzymatic biofuel cells powered by glucose. Energies, 15 (18): 6838. IF – 3,2
  11. Mockeviciene I., Repsiene R., Amaleviciute-Volunge K., Karcauskiene D., Slepetiene A., Lepane V. 2022. Effect of long-term application of organic fertilizers on improving organic matter quality in acid soil. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 68 (9): 1192–1204. IF – 2,4
  12. Vilkiene M., Mockeviciene I., Karcauskiene D., Suproniene S., Doyeni M. O., Ambrazaitiene D. 2021. Biological indicators of soil quality under different tillage systems in retisol. Sustainability, 13: 9624. IF – 3,889
  13. Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Ambrazaitienė D., Mockevičienė I., Skuodienė R., Šiaudinis G. 2019. A complex assessment of mineral fertilizers with humic substances in an agroecosystem of acid soil. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 106 (4): 307–314. IF – 0,833
  14. Jokubauskaite I., Karčauskienė D., Slepetiene A., Repsiene R., Amaleviciute K. 2016. Effect of different fertilization modes on soil organic carbon sequestration in acid soils. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil and Plant Science, 66 (8): 647–652. IF – 0,646
  15. Jokubauskaite I., Amaleviciute K., Lepane V., Slepetiene A., Slepetys J., Liaudanskiene I., Karcauskiene D., Booth C. A. 2014. High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)-size exclusion chromatography (SEC) for qualitative detection of humic substances and natural organic matter in mineral soils and peats in Lithuania. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 95 (6) 508–519. IF – 1,32
  16. Jokubauskaitė I., Karčauskienė D., Antanaitis Š., Mažvila J., Šlepetienė A., Končius D., Piaulokaitė-Motuzienė L. 2015. The distribution of phosphorus forms and fractions in Retisol under different soil liming management. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 102 (3): 251–256. IF – 0,579
  17. Šlepetienė A., Liaudanskienė I., Šlepetys J., Stukonis V., Jokubauskaitė I. 2013. Soil carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus distribution in grassland systems, important for landscape and enviroment. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management, 21 (4): 263– 272. IF – 1,041

Other peer-reviewed publications

  1. Amaleviciute K., Liaudanskiene I., Slepetiene A., Slepetys J., Jokubauskaite I., Volungevicius J. 2015. Carbon and important macroelements of Terric Histosol after 12 years renaturalization Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 4 (4): 272– 278.
  2. Jokubauskaite I., Slepetiene A., Karcauskiene D. 2015. Influence of different fertilization on the dissolved organic carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus accumulation in acid and limed soils. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 4 (2): 137–143.
  3. Slepetiene A., Slepetys J., Liaudanskiene I., Jokubauskaite I., Amaleviciute K. 2014. Soil carbon status of survived and restoring wood pasture in the protected area Natura 2000. EGF at 50: The Future of European Grasslands, 19: 187–190.
  4. Jokubauskaitė I., Šlepetienė A., Karčauskienė D. 2014. Organinė anglis ir kiti svarbūs makroelementai rūgščiame ir kalkintame dirvožemyje. Žemės ūkio mokslai, 21 (3): 133–141.
  5. Jokubauskaitė I., Šlepetienė A., Karčauskienė D. 2013. Effect of different organic fertilizers and liming combination on Dystric Albeluvisol fertility. 6th international scientific conference „Rural development 2013“ proceedings, 6 (2): 123–127. CD (Reuters ISI Web of science, Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
  6. Slepetiene A., Liaudanskiene I., Slepetys J., Stukonis V., Jokubauskaite I., Ceseviciene J. 2013. Comparison of soil organic matter content and composition in protected areas NATURA 2000 and agrarian lands. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Enviroment, 11 (2): 1105–1110.
  7. Jokubauskaitė I., Ambrazaitienė, A. Šlepetienė, 2010. Anglies struktūriniai pokyčiai degraduojančiuose dirvožemiuose. Jūra ir aplinka, 1 (8): 21–24.

Other publications

  1. Amalevičiūtė K., Liaudanskienė I., Šlepetienė A., Šlepetys J., Jokubauskaitė I., Volungevičius J. 2015. Organic matter, labile and humified carbon in Pachiterric Histosol affected by renaturalization. 5th international symposium on soil organic matter. Giotingenas, Vokietija, p. 454.
  2. Karcauskiene D., Jokubauskaite I., Repsiene R., Ambrazaitiene D., Slepetiene A. 2015. Effect of liming on the dynamics of water-stable aggregates and organic carbon in moraine loam soil. Nordic View to Sustainable Rural Development: Proceedings of the 25th NJF Congress. Riga, p. 195–90.
  3. Karcauskiene D., Jokubauskaite I., Vilkiene M., Ambrazaitiene D. 2015. Effect of pH levels on organic carbon status and soil aggregation. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH. Dubrovnik, Croatia, p. 10–11.
  4. Repsiene R., Karcauskiene D., Jokubauskaite I., Siaudinis G., Skuodiene R., Katutis K. 2015. Long term liming and manuring effect on soil acidity indicators and crop yield. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH. Dubrovnik, Croatia, p. 34–35.
  5. Jokubauskaitė I., Šlepetienė A., Karčauskienė D. 2014. Dirvožemio humuso medžiagų charakteristikos skirtinai tręštame ir kalkintame dirvožemyje. Jaunieji mokslininkai – žemės ūkio pažangai. Jaunųjų mokslininkų konferencijos pranešimų tezės, p. 45–46.
  6. Jokubauskaitė I. 2012. Rūgštaus ir kalkinto dirvožemio cheminių savybių palyginimas. Jaunieji mokslininkai – žemės ūkio pažangai. Jaunųjų mokslininkų konferencijos pranešimų tezės, p. 27–28.

Monographs, books, textbooks and their sections published by international publishers

  1. Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Ambrazaitienė D., Skuodienė R., Jokubauskaitė I. 2018. Soil pH control, ecological and agronomic assessment in agroecosystem. Oshunsanya S. O. (ed.). Soil pH. InTech. ISBN 978-953-51-5582-9


  1. Repšienė R., Karčauskienė D., Mockevičienė I., Skuodienė R. 2021. Nepasotintųjų balkšvažemių tvarumo didinimo galimybės agrarinėse ekosistemose. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. LAMMC, p. 26–28.
  2. Repšienė R., Karčauskienė D., Mockevičienė I., Vilkienė M., Tripolskaja L. 2021. Įvairios cheminės sudėties ir fizinės formos kalkinių medžiagų efektyvumas skirtingos genezės dirvožemiuose. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. LAMMC, p. 33–35.
  3. Mockevičienė I., Karčauskienė D., Šlepetienė A., Liaudanskienė I., Vilkienė M., Kryževičius Ž. 2020. Įvairaus intensyvumo kalkinimo įtaka rūgštėjančių dirvožemių tvarumui. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. LAMMC, p. 50–51.
  4. Feiza V., Feizienė D., Liaudanskienė I., Šlepetienė A., Deveikytė I., Pranaitienė S., Gaurilčikaitė R., Amalevičiūtė-Volungė K., Veršulienė (Putramentaitė) A., Jokubauskaitė I., Bunevičiutė L., Kochiieru M., Bogužas V., Marcinkevičienė A., Aleinikovienė J., Butkevičienė L., Sinkevičienė A., Vaisvalavičius R., Steponavičienė V., Volungevičius J., Ambrazaitienė D., Karčauskienė D., Skuodienė R., Velykis A., Satkus A. 2019. Tvarus skirtingos genezės dirvožemių naudojimas. Naujausios rekomendacijos žemės ir miškų ūkiui. LAMMC, p. 4–8.
  5. Šlepetienė A., Liaudanskienė I., Šlepetys J., Stukonis V., Jokubauskaitė I., Buliauskaitė R. 2015. Dirvožemio anglies išsaugojimas įvairiuose žolynuose. Rekomendacijos žemdirbystei. LAMMC, p. 32–34.

Popular press articles

  1. Repšienė R., Mockevičienė I., Karčauskienė D. 2021. Kokias kalkines medžiagas pasirinkti? Mano ūkis, 6: 34–37.
  2. Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Mockevičienė I. 2020. Huminių medžiagų poveikis vasariniams kviečiams. Mano ūkis, 6: 38–40.