Senior Lecturer at Faculty of Geography University of Bucharest
Head of Sfantu Gheorghe Marine and Fluvial Research Station

Phone: +40723.264.913

Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest, Bld. N. Balcescu, nr. 1, Sector 4, Bucharest





  • Shoreline evolution and large scale coastal behaviour
  • Holocene evolution of coastal landscape
  • Beach – dune interactions
  • Nearshore sandbar dynamics
  • Marine and fluvial interactions: landform dynamics and sediment transport in the river mouths
  • Coastal storms


  • Permafrost processes
  • Rockwall and scree evolution
  • Physical weathering



  • Aeolian regime and wind power use



  • Storm impact on the romanian Black Sea coast, PN-II-RU-TE-2011-3-0293 project (2012 – 2014) – director
  • Black Sea southern coast – analysis of nearshore and associated morphodynamic, hidrodynamic and sedimentologic processes PN2 PCE 1038/2008 grant (2009 – 2011) – director
  • Development of new products derived from sattelite data suited to user needs in the domain of hidrometeorological risc assessment (RISCASAT), PN II – PARTNERSHIPS nr. 81-037 grant (2007 – 2010) – member
  • The submerged landforms of the Danube Delta coast – Dynamics and sediment circulation investigation, CNCSIS AT 13 GR grant (2007-2008) – director
  • Climatic variability and human interventions impact on the hidrological regime of the Danube and the coastal sedimentary dynamics. (DANUBERES), CEEX nr. X2C20 (2006-2008) grant – member
  • Climate change impact on the Holocene and actual dynamics of the Romanian Carpathians alpine environment. Landscape management and risk assessment implications. (MEDALP), CEEX nr. 738 (2006-2008) grant – member
  • Sfantu Gheorghe distributary mouth bar – Landform dynamics, sediment distribution and water dispersion, CNCSIS grant (2005 – 2006) – director
  • Comparative study of the beach-dune system in the Northern France and the Danube Delta, Brancusi project- PAI (2005-2006) – member
  • Danube Delta evolution, WHOI grant (2003 – 2004) – member
  • Morphodynamic models development for the Danube Delta, CNCSIS TD grant (2003) – project director
  • Cliffed coast dynamics Cape Tuzla – Vama Veche, grant CNCSIS (2002-2004) – member
  • Romanian Black Sea coast atmosphere-sea-land system influences on the evolution of the deltaic and lagoonal shore, CNCSIS grant (1999 – 2001) – member


  • Tătui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Ruessink, B.G. (submitted). Alongshore variability of cross-shore bar behavior on a nontidal beach. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
  • Popescu, R., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Onaca, A., Cruceru, N. (submitted). The assessment of permafrost occurence in Parâng Mountains, Southern Carpathians. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa, L., Hanganu, D., Brown, T., Birzescu, I., Toms, P., Timar-Gabor, A. (2013). The impact of the Late Holocene coastal changes on the rise and decay of the ancient city of Histria (Southern Danube delta). Quaternary International, 293, 245-256.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Hanganu, D, Katona, O.,Timar-Gabor, A., (2013). Coastal changes from open coast to present lagoon system in Histria region (Danube delta). In: Conley, D.C., Masselink, G., Russell, P.E. and O’Hare, T.J. (eds.). Proceedings 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, SI 65, pp. 564-569.
  • Tătui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa, L., (2013). The correlated behavior of sandbars and foredunes on a nontidal coast (Danube Delta, Romania). In: Conley, D.C., Masselink, G., Russell, P.E. and O’Hare, T.J. (eds.). Proceedings 12th International Coastal Symposium (Plymouth, England), Journal of Coastal Research, SI 65, pp. 1874-1879.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Cheval, S., Tătui, F., (2012). The wind regime of Romania – characteristics, trends and North Atlantic Oscillation influences, Forum Geografic, XI (2), 118-126.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Urdea, P., Popescu, R., Vasile, M. (2012). Rock glacier activity in the Retezat Mountains, Southern Carpathians, Romania. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 23 (2), 127-137.
  • Tătui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Ruessink, B.G. (2011). Intra-site differences in nearshore bar behavior on a nontidal beach (Sulina-Sf. Gheorghe, Danube Delta coast). Journal of Coastal Research, 64, 873-878.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Tătui, F. (2011). North-Atlantic Oscillation signature on coastal dynamics and climate variability of the Romanian Black Sea Coast. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 6 (1), 135-144.
  • Constantinescu, S., Giosan, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (2010). A cartographical perspective to engineering works at the Sulina mouth, the Danube Delta. Acta Geodetica et Geophysica Hungarica, 45 (1), 71-79.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Vasile, M. (2010). Rock surface freeze-thaw and thermal stress assessment in two extreme mountain massifs: Bucegi and Macin Mts, Revista de Geomorfologie, 12, 33-44.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (2010). Grain-size analysis of the Beach-dune sediments and the geomorphological significance, Revista de Geomorfologie, 12, 73-79.
  • Preoteasa L., Roberts, H.M., Duller, G.A.T., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (2009). Late-Holocene coastal dune system evolution in the Danube Delta, NW Black Sea Basin, Journal of Coastal Research, 56, 347-351.Preoteasa, L., Roberts, H.M., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Popa, I., Duller, G.A.T. (2009). Records of climate change over the Late-Holocene in the Danube Delta coastal dune system, Revista de Geomorfologie, 11, 91-100.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Urdea, P., Tătui, F., Constantinescu, Ş., Vasile, M., Popescu, R. (2008). New data regarding the glacial lakes morphology from Southern Carpathians, Revista de Geomorfologie, 10, 73-87.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe A., Preoteasa L., 2007. Beach-dune interactions on the dry temperate Danube delta coast. Geomorphology, 86, 267-282.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, Ş., Tătui, F., Giosan, L. 2007. Multi-decadal evolution and North Atlantic Oscillation influences on the dynamics of the Danube delta shoreline. Journal of Coastal Research 50, 157-162.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, Ş., Tătui, F. 2007. The multianual behavior of nearshore bars on a microtidal coast. Revista de Geomorfologie, 9, 107-123 (in romanian).
  • Giosan, L., Donnelly, J., P., Constantinescu, S., Filip, F., Ovejanu, I., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Vespremeanu, E., Duller, G.A.T., (2006). Young Danube delta documents stable Black Sea level since the middle Holocene: Morphodynamic, paleogeographic and archaeological implications. Geology, 34, 757-760.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Micu, M., Cruceru, N. (2006). The 3D analysis of Valea Viei mudflow morphodynamics, Buzău Subcarpathians, Revista de Geomorfologie, 8, 95-108.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe A., Tatui F., 2005. The influence of North Atlantic Oscillation on Romanian Black Sea coast wind regime. Analele Universitatii din Bucuresti- seria Geografie, LIV, 17-26.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2004. Recent investigations regarding the beach-dune interactions on a microtidal coast in a dry temperate climate, Sfântu Gheorghe, Danube Delta Coast. Revista de Geomorfologie, 6, 109-130.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Bogdan, M., Cruceru, N., Preoteasa, L. (2004). The freeze-thaw cycle frequency in the Romanian Carpathians. Revue Roumaine de Geographie, 48, 147-155.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2004. Analiza potentialului de transport eolian in Delta Dunarii. Studii si Cercetari de Oceanografie Costiera, 1, 47-66.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2004. Transportul de sedimente in lungul tarmului si regimul valurilor pe coasta Deltei Dunarii. Studii si Cercetari de Oceanografie Costiera, 1, 67-82.
  • Vespremeanu, E., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, S. (2004). The Black Sea level oscillations in in the last 150 years. Analele Universitatii Bucuresti – seria Geografie, LIII, 69-76.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe A. (2004). Experiments on aeolian sand transport on Sfantu Gheorhe beach –dune system. Comunicari de Geografie, VIII, 51-56.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, St. (2004). Morfodinamica fetei plajei pe tarmul Sulina – Sfantu Gheorghe. Studii si Cercetari de Oceanografie Costiera, 1, 103-108.
  • Vespremeanu, E., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, St. (2004). Evolutia tarmului Deltei Dunarii in ultimii 40 ani. Studii si Cercetari de Oceanografie Costiera, 1, 15-30.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa, L. (2003). The morphodynamics of coastal dunes from Saraturile beach ridge plain in 1995-2000 period. Revista de Geomorfologie, 5, 159-166.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2002. Dune morphotypes in the Danube Delta. Analele Universitatii din Bucuresti – seria Geografie, L, 109-116.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe A., Constantinescu St., 2002. Mic glosar al termenilor folosiţi în geomorfologia costieră. Terra, XXXI, 171-176.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2001. Morfodinamica avanplajei pe tarmul Sfantu Gheorghe. Revista de Geomorfologie, 3, 45-54.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu St., 2001. The morphodynamics of interdistributary Sulina – Sfântu Gheorghe coast. Studii si cercetari de geografie, XLVII-XLVIII, 217-227.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2000. Geneza si evolutia bermei de iarna. Comunicari de Geografie, 5, 101-106.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu St., 1999. Scarpuri de plaja pe tarmul romanesc al Marii Negre. Comunicari de Geografie, 4, 213-220.


  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa, L. (sub tipar) – Morphology and the cyclic evolution of the Danube delta spits. In: Randazzo, G., Cooper, A., Derek, J. (Eds). Sand and gravel spits, Springer.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, S., Preoteasa, L. (sub tipar) – Oceanografie Fizică. Editura Ars Docendi, Bucureşti.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., 2007. Ţărmul Deltei Dunării – studiu geomorfologic. Editura Universitară, Bucureşti, 226 p.