Delta, Lakes and Wetlands Sedimentary Systems

Led by: Silviu RĂDAN
Fields: Env. & Earth Sci.
Institution: National Institute of Marine Geology and Geoecology (GeoEcoMar)
Scientists/Total: 4/5
Keywords:  -

Investigation of the lithological characteristics, physical properties and benthic fauna of bottom sediments from deltas, lagoons, littoral lakes. Evaluation of the environmental quality state of the deltaic and lacustrine aquatic ecosystems and estimation of the anthropogenic influences. Assessment of the areal distribution, diurnal and seasonal variation of greenhouse gas emissions in the Danube Delta. Analysis of relations between water, sediment and nutrient dynamics affecting trace gas fluxes in Danube Delta lakes for N and C cycles.


Field equipment:
HACH DR 2000 portable spectrophotometer;
HACH DR 5000 UV-Vis portable spectrophotometer;
WTW multi-line kit F/SET 3;
HUMMINBIRD WIDE portable sonar (Techsonic Industries Inc.);
PWS-NISKIN (5 l) bottle;
INNOVA multi-gas analyzer – Bruel & Kjaer 1312;
Van Veen grab sampler;
Gravity corer (Hydro-Bios);
Alpha – Laval field centrifuge (7000t/min, liquid flow 5l/min).
Motorboat TERHI NORDIC 6020 C (gasoline, 30HP);
Turbidimeter 2100P;
Doppler Profiler SONTEK acoustic system – Mini ADP, 1500kHz;
Hand drill;
Magellan Meridian Color GPS;
Bushnell laser telemeter (1000m);
Bürkle immersion cylinder.

Laboratory equipment:
DIGESTAHL HACH demineralization device;
SONOMATIC 375 ultrasonic cleaning bath (Langford Electronics Ltd);
Refrigerated thermo-incubator (Vindon Scientific Ltd);
Computers and accessories;



Str. Dimitrie Onciul nr. 23-25, 024053
Municipiul București, România
Tel: +40 21 2094983
Fax: +40 21 2522594




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