Viorica Nagavciuc

 

Visiting PhD student (DBU grant)
Subject: Stable isotopes and long climate reconstructions in the Carpathian Mountains, Romania
Institute of Geography
Room: 02-261
Phone: + 49 6131 3920947
E-Mail: nagavciuc.viorica@gmail.com

 

 

 

Personal information 

PhD Student at Ştefan cel Mare University, Faculty of Forestry
Universităţii 13, Suceava, 720229, România
nagavciuc.viorica@gmail.com
tel. +40751966785

 

PhD Thesis "Transfer of the climatic signal in physical and geochemical parameters in annual tree ring. Support for paleoclimatic reconstructions"

Scientific supervisor: Ionel Popa1, Aurel Perșoiu2

1Marin Dracea National Research and Development Institute for Silviculture, Câmpulung Moldovenesc, Romania

2Emil Racoviță Institute of Speleology, Romanian Academy, Cluj Napoca, Romania

 

Position

03/2013-present         Research assistant and stable isotope technician, Department of Forestry, Ştefan cel
Mare University, Suceava, Romania

 

Education

2014-present   Phd Student (Faculty of Forestry), Ştefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania

2012-2014       MSc Geography (GIS and Spatial Planning), Ştefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania

2009- 2012      BSc Geography, Ştefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania

 

Research Interests

. Stable Isotopes

. Dendroclimatology

. Dendrochronology

. Global Climate Change

. Paleoclimatology

 

Awards

2018                ATR-AWARD - BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE CONFERENCE TRACE 2018, TRACE
Conference 24.-28.04.2018, Greifswald, Germany
2014                Special mention award, Gala of Moldavian students, 2nd ed., Chișinău, Republic of Moldova

2014                Medal for academic excellence, Federation of Sports Societies in Romania Chișinău,
Republic of Moldova

 

Member of research grants

2017               Identifying, mapping and specify inventory of the most representative virgin and quasi-virgin forests in priority areas of WWF in Romania (PI: Cătălin Roibu – USV Suceava)

2016               Identifying, mapping and specify inventory of the most representative virgin and quasi-virgin forests in priority areas of WWF in Romania (PI: Cătălin Roibu – USV Suceava)

2015-2017    Natural and cultural factors of control of Neolithic expansion in SE Europe (PI: Aurel Perşoiu – USV Suceava)

2015-2016    Quantification of the climate – speleothem stable isotopes relationships on a W-E European transect (PIs Aurel Perşoiu, USV Suceava and Dominique Genty, CNRS France)

2014-2017    Forest response to climate change predicted from multicentury climate proxy-records in the Carpathian region (PI Cătălin Roibu, USV Suceava)

2014-2016    Water stable isotope study of the climate-river discharge relationship(s) in the Lower Danube Watershed (PI, Aurel Perşoiu, USV Suceava)

2013-2014    δ18O in precipitation and tree rings - climate relationship in Hungary and Romania along a West-East humidity gradient (PIs Aurel Perşoiu, USV Suceava and Zoltán Kern, Hungarian Academy)

2012-2014    RoIsoscapes - understanding the link between climate and stable isotopes in precipitation, drip water and newly precipitated cave calcite, in Romania, (PI, Aurel Perşoiu, USV Suceava)

 

Travel grants, fellowships 

2017                 Scholarship in the CEE Programme for young researchers for a research stay in Germany, according by DBU - German Environmental Foundation

2017                The EGU currently financial support for Early Career Scientist’s Travel Support (ECSTS) to attend the General Assembly 2017

2016                Erasmus + placement grand for attendance at Swansea University during 01 September -30 October 2016

2016                INTIMATE scholarship to support attendance of The 3rd An INTIMATE Example Research Training School, on 5-11th June 2016 in Stara Kiszewa, Poland

2016                Participation on the short course: Detecting and dating growth disturbances, organized during the conferince Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology conference (TRACE 2016), 11 May 2016, Białowieża Poland

2016                Grants funded by the Leading National Research Centre (KNOW): Centre for Polar Studies, University of

Silesia to support participations at Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology conference (TRACE 2016), 11-15 May 2016, Białowieża Poland

2015                International Summer School Bolin Centre for Climate Research,”Isotopes in Climate and the Earth System”, Port Charlotte, Islay, Scotland, 23–29 August, 2015

2015                International Doctoral Course, ”Stable Isotopes in Forest Ecosystem Research”, Nancy, France 1-5 June

2015                Scholarship to support attendance of the “Dendrochronology, Ecophysiology and Below-ground Biodiversity Workshop”, European Forest Research & Innovation, EUFORNNO, Slovenian Forestry Institute, Fruška Gora, Serbia, 8-12 June

2015                PAGES scholarship to support attendance of the ”Climate variability and human impacts in Central and Eastern Europe during the last two millennia” conference, Gdansk, Poland, 17-19 June

2014                European Regional Development Fund to support attendance of a Thermoluminescence and Optical Stimulated Luminescence Short Course, University of Szeged, Hungary, 27-30 October

2014                European Regional Development Fund to support attendance of a Geophysical applications in archaeology and environmental science, Summer School 22-25Semptember, Timişoara, Romania

 

Professional activities

2016                Research visit (δ13C and δ18O analyses in oak tree ring cellulose) Department of Geography, College of Science, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK (1 September-30 October)

2016                Research visit (δ13C and δ18O analyses in tree ring cellulose) at the Institute for Geological and Geochimical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (4 – 17 April)

2015-               Member European Geosciences Union (EGU)

2015-               Member European Society for Isotope Research (ESIR)

2015                Research visit (δ13C and δ18O analyses in tree ring cellulose) at the Institute for Geological and Geochimical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (1 – 15 November)

2015-               External member of the Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2015                Research visit (δ13C and δ18O analyses in tree ring cellulose) at the Institute for Geological and Geochimical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (22 June – 3 July)

2014                Research visit (δ13C and δ18O analyses in tree ring cellulose) at the Institute for Geological and Geochimical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (31 October – 28 November)

2013                Research visit (δ2H and δ18O analyses in water) at the Institute for Geological and Geochimical Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (28 September - 10 October)

2013                Symposium secretariat, 29th National Symposium on Geomorphology, Suceava, Romania, May, 2013

2013-               Member of the Association of Applied Geography GEOCONCEPT, Ştefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania

 

Publications 

In review

  • 11. Nagavciuc V., Perșoiu A., Ioniță M., Popa I., Loader N.J., McCarroll D. (in review) Summer heat waves surprised by δ18O and δ13C in tree ring cellulose in oak species from low altitude, Clim Dyn – Researchers;
  • 10. Nagavciuc V., Perșoiu A., Ioniță M., Popa I., Loader N.J., McCarroll D. (in review) Summer heat waves surprised by δ18O and δ13C in tree ring cellulose in oak species from low altitude, Clim Dyn – Researchers;
  • 9. Perşoiu, A., Bojariu, R., Nagavciuc, V., Bădăluţă, C. (in review) Stable isotopes in precipitation in Romanian - a first overall map, Journal of Hydrology
  • 8. Perşoiu, A., Fekete, S., Bădăluţă, C., Nagavciuc, V. (in review) Stable isotope and chemical investigation of CO2-rich springs in the Eastern Carpathians, Romania, Chemical Geology

2011   -2018

  • 7. Nagavciuc V., Kern Z., Perșoiu A., Dóra K., Popa I. (2018) Aerial decay influence on the stable oxygen and carbon isotope ratios in tree ring Cellulose, Dendrochronologia 49, 110-117.
  • 6. Drăgușin, V., Balan, S., Blamart, D., Forray, F. L., Marin, C., Mirea, I., Nagavciuc, V., Perșoiu, A., Tîrlă, L., Tudorache, A., Vlaicu, M. (2017) Transfer of environmental signals from surface to the underground at Ascunsă Cave, Romania, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5357–5373.
  • 5. Nagavciuc, V. (2015) Potențialul izotopilor stabili în cercetări dendroclimatologice, Revista de Silvicultură și Cinegetică, nr 37/2015, 33-37. http://progresulsilvic.ro/wpcontent/uploads/RSC_37_2015.pdf
  • 4. Iepure, S., Feurdean, A. N., Bădăluţă, C., Nagavciuc, V., Persoiu, A (2015) Pattern of richness and distribution of groundwater Copepoda (Cyclopoida: Harpacticoida) and Ostracoda in Romania: an evolutionary perspective, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society; DOI:10.1111/bij.12686, Impact Factor 2.26. 2016, 119, 593–608.
  • 3. Chiriţă, V., Bădăluţă, C., Nagavciuc, V. (2014) Dynamics of the Structuring Vectors of Geographical Landscapes in Bucovina, Romania, Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning, 5(3): 39-46.
  • 2. Bădăluţă, C.A., Bistricean, P.I., Nagavciuc, V. (2013) Using GIS techniques in the analysis of land use in the Soloneţ river catchment between 1856 and 2011, GEOREVIEW, Scientific Annals of Ştefan cel Mare University of Suceava. Geography Series, 23 (2): 23-33.
  • 1. Briciu, A.E., Mihăilă, D., Lazurcă, L.G., Costan, L.A., Nagavciuc, V., Bădăluţă, C.A. (2011) Observations on the spatial variability of the Prut river discharges, Scientific Annals of the Ştefan cel Mare University, Suceava, Romania, 20 (1):45-56.