Dr. Zenaida CHIȚU
Asistant lecturer, Spiru Haret University, Bucharest

: +40728 219 255
Email: zenaidachitu@yahoo.com

Faculty of Geography, Spiru Haret University, Ion Ghica Street, No. 13, Sector 3, Bucharest







  • Understanding the landslide processes
  • Understanding the relationship between landslides and triggering factors
  • Spatial and Temporal Landslide Hazard Assessment


  • Time Series Analysis



  • Sedimentary Media Modelling Platform for Groundwater Management in Urban Areas, project POS CCE (2010-2013) – member (2010-2011);
  • Spatial and temporal prediction of landslide hazard using GIS. A case study in Subcarpathians between Prahova and Ialomita Valleys, project PN2 –TD-266 (2007-2009) – Principal Investigator
  • Database for analysis, mapping and sustainable management of hazard and risk situations in urban space. Applications in the city Orşova, project AT 147 –CNCS (2006-2007), member


  • Chitu, Z., Sandric, I.; Mihai, B.,Savulescu,I., (2009) Evaluate Landslide Susceptibility using Statistical Multivariate Methods: A case-study in the Prahova Subcarpathians, in Landslide Processes from Geomorphologic mapping to dynamic modelling, Editori : Malet, Remaitre & Boogard, Editura CERG, Strasbourg ISBN 2-9518317-1-4
  • Gogu, R., Velasco,V., Vázquez – Suñe, E., Gaitanaru. D., Chitu, Z., Bica, I., (2011) Sedimentary media analysis platform for groundwater modeling in urban areas, Advances in the Research of Aquatic Environment, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-24075-1
  • Sandric, I., Mihai, B., Chitu, Z., (2010) Object-oriented methods for landslides detection using high resolution imagery, morphometric properties and meteorological data, ISPRS 1910-2010 Centenary Celebration Symposiom, Technical Comission VII, ISSN 1682 -1777
  • Sandric I., Chitu Z.,(2011) Landslide inventory for the administrativ area of Breaza town, Curvature Subcarpathians, Romania; Journal of Maps, Special Issue: Geomorphological Mapping, ISSN: 1744-5647
  • Mihai, B., Şandric, I., Săvulescu, I., Chiţu, Z., (2009) Detailed Mapping of Landslide Susceptibility for Urban Planning Purposes in Carpathian and Subcarpathian Towns of Romania. Case studies. Cartography in Central and Eastern Europe, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISSN 1863-2246
  • Mihai, B., Reynard E., Werren G., Savulescu, I., Sandric I., Chitu Z., (2009) Impacts of tourism on geomorphological processes în the Bucegi Mountains in Romania, , Geographica Helvetica, Swiss Journal of Geography, Nr. 3, Zürich
  • Mihai, B., Şandric, I., Chiţu, Z, Some contributions to the drawing of the general geomorphic map using GIS tools. An application to Timis Mountains, Revista de Geomorfologie, 10/2008, ISSN: 1453 – 5068