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Specificity of Romanian Black Sea Coast Changes Under Climate and Human Impact

  • Laura Alexandrov
  • Claudia Coman
  • Mariana Golumbeanu
  • Razvan Mateescu
  • Dan Vasiliu
  • Daniela Rosioru
  • Irina Cernisencu
  • Lucica Tofan
  • Valentina Dumitru
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

The Black Sea and its coastal lakes are well-known from ancient times as “unicum hidrobiologicum” due to its specific features having impact on coastal area. Romanian coast is different than other areas because of being under the Danube freshwater and load influence. A variety of valuable natural resources are concentrated along the Romanian Black Sea Coastal Zone making the coast an attractive living, working and recreational environment with substantial economic and ecological value. This extended abstract outlines major points of the presentation at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop in Odessa (August 2008).

Keywords

Romania coastal zone Black Sea coastal lakes 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Alexandrov
    • 1
  • Claudia Coman
    • 1
  • Mariana Golumbeanu
    • 1
  • Razvan Mateescu
    • 1
  • Dan Vasiliu
    • 1
  • Daniela Rosioru
    • 1
  • Irina Cernisencu
    • 2
  • Lucica Tofan
    • 3
  • Valentina Dumitru
    • 4
  1. 1.National Institute for Marine Research and Development “G.Antipa” ConstantaConstantaRomania
  2. 2.“Danube Delta” National Institute for Research and DevelopmentTulcea
  3. 3.Universitatea “Ovidius”Constanta
  4. 4.NIRD Urban Project BucharestRomania

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