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Asociația Speologică Exploratorii Reșița

ASE REȘIȚA

Center for Risk Studies, Space Modeling and Dynamics of Terrestrial and Coastal Systems
CENTER FOR RISK STUDIES, SPACE MODELING AND DYNAMICS OF TERRESTRIAL AND COASTAL SYSTEMS

 

 

 

PhD Laura Tîrlă, Assist. Professor 

 


Academic career

2004-2012: PhD in Geography with thesis titled Olănești drainage basin: A geomorphology study (Univ. of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography)

2003-2004: MSc in Geography, Sustainable development of geographic landscape through regional planning (Univ. of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography)

1999-2003: BSc in Geography, Environmental Science (Univ. of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography)


 Research topics

  • Structural and tectonic geomorphology of karst terrains
  • Relationship between geology and karst systems development
  • Evolution of sedimentary basins and carbonate platforms
  • Carbonate microfacies
  • Paleoenvironmental reconstruction based on speleothem analysis

Platoul Vânturariței (2010)

   Current research

  • Alpine karst in the South Carpathians
  • Oxygen isotopic variability in natural environment
  • Cave survey and mapping


Projects

  • ICUB Young Researcher Grant 13055/14.06.2017, Lithologic and structural controls on marble karst development in the central Făgăraș Mountains, South Carpathians (2017-2018);
  • LIFE13 NAT/RO/00148, Preserving management of the 8310 habitat in the Cheile Nerei - Beușnița Natura 2000 site (2016-2020), GIS expert;

Cheile Nerei - Beușnița Natura 2000 site, 8310 habitat


  • IFA-CEA Project C4-08/2014-2016, Climate change teleconnections between Western and Eastern Europe based on speleothem records of the Last Interglacial in France and Romania (FREem), collaborator;
  • CNCSIS Grant No. 588/2006, Assessment of geomorphic risk in Vâlcea Subcarpathians, focused on phenomena and related processes in the Olănești drainage basin (2006-2008), project leader.


Lectures

  • Physical geography of Romania
  • Geography of America, Africa and Antarctica
  • Basic geology
  • Strategies for reconstruction of degraded environments
  • Physical geology
  • Biogeography


Membership

  • Since 2007: member of the Association of the Romanian Geomorphologists (AGR) and International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG)
  • Since 2008: member of the Geographical Society of Romania (SGR) and International Geographical Union (IGU)
  • Since 2016: member of the ”Exploratorii” Speleological Association (ASE) and Romanian Federation of Speleology (FRS)


Relevant publications

  1. Drăgușin V., Balan S., Blamart D., Forray F.L., Marin C., Mirea I., Nagavciuc V., Orășeanu I., Perșoiu A., Tîrlă L., Tudorache A., and Vlaicu M., 2017. Transfer of environmental signals from the surface to the underground at scunsă Cave, Romania. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5357-5373. Doi: 10.5194/hess-21-5357-2017
  2. Tîrlă L., Mirea I., Vijulie I. Geomorphological and structural patterns of the scarp-related steep dry valleys in limestone ridges: A case study from South Carpathians, Romania. Geomorphologie: relief, processus, environnement, 22 (4), 399-408. DOI: 10.4000/geomorphologie.11528Y
  3. Drăgușin V., Tîrlă L., Mirea I. Caves in the Făgăraș Mountains. In: Onac, B.P., Ponta, G. (Eds), Caves and Karst Systems of Romania. Springer (in press).
  4. Tîrlă L., Drăgușin V., Mirea I., Cojocaru T., 2016. Speleomorphology of M3-R2 – The highest cave in SE CarpathiansRevista de Geomorfologie, 18, 54-62. DOI: 10.21094/rg.2016.103
  5. Tîrlă L., Vijulie I., 2013. Structural–tectonic controls and geomorphology of the karst corridors in alpine limestone ridges: Southern Carpathians, Romania. Geomorphology197 (1), 123-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.05.003. 
  6. Tîrlă L., 2012. Olănești drainage basin: A geomorphology study. Bucharest University Press, Bucharest, 381 p. ISBN 978-606-16-0172-1
  7. Tîrlă L., 2012. Elaboration of climatic maps using GIS. Case study: Olănești drainage basin, RomaniaJournal of Environmental Biology, 33 (3), 449-454
  8. Ene M., Osaci-Costache G., Tîrlă L., 2009. The caving-ins at Ocnele Mari in the Vâlcea Subcarpathians, RomaniaGeografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria32 (1), 67-72

 

 

 

Contact

Address: Nicolae Bălcescu 1, Bucharest 010041, Romania
Fax: +4 021 315 30 74
Email: tirla@geo.unibuc.ro, maria.laura.tirla@gmail.com

member of:
Regional Geography and Environment.

department of:
Faculty of Geography.

Curriculum Vitae

File type .pdf ! CV_Laura_Tirla_EN_2017

Online Resources

 




Last updated at: October 28, 2017.