PhD, researcher MANU MINODORA                                                                                                                                                                 Back

 

 

Ecology, Taxonomy and Nature Conservation Centre

Institute of Biology - Bucharest

Romanian Academy

296 Splaiul Independentei, 060031 Bucharest, POBox 56-53, ROMANIA

Phone + 4 021 2219202, Fax + 4 021 2219071

email: minodora_stanescu@yahoo.com or stanescumina@hotmail.com

 


·         Research interests

·         Background

·         Publications

·         Projects

·         Other scientific activities

·         Important achievements

·         Membership in scientific organizations


Research interests                                                                                                          Up

·          Terrestrial ecology;

·         Ecological reconstruction;

·         Bioindicators on the soil level;

·         Soil biodiversity,

·         Monitoring and conservation of the soil fauna;

·         Taxonomy, biology and ecology of soil mites (Acari-Mesostigmata; Gamasina).

 

 


Background                                                                                                                  Up

1.       PhD in Ecology, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 2001-2007.

2.      MsC in Ecology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, 1998- 2000.

3.      Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, specialization Ecology and Environmental Protection, 1994 – 1998.


Publications                                                                                                                  Up

 BOOKS

Manu Minodora si Honciuc Viorica, 2010, Cercetari ecologice asupra populatiilor de gamaside (Acari: Mesostigmata) din solurile unor ecosisteme forestiere din Masivul Bucegi. I Structura si dinamica. Editura Ars Docendi, 185 pp.(in press).

    

INTERNATIONAL BOOKS CHAPTERS

 

 

Vasiliu-Oromulu,L., Honciuc, V., Maican, S., Munteanu, C., Stǎnescu,M., Fiera, C., Ion, M., Purice, D., Barbuceanu, D., 2010, Are Certain Invertebrate Species Sensitive Bioindicators of the Air Pollution? H. Gökçekuș et al. (eds.), Survival and Sustainability, Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-95991-5_104, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.1085-1097 (in press).

                                               

NATIONAL BOOKS CHAPTERS

 

Honciuc Viorica, Stănescu Minodora, 2003- ,“Acari Fauna (Mesostigmata; Prostigmata; Oribatida) from Piatra Craiului National Park. In Researches in Piatra Craiului National Park., I: 159-170, editura Phoenix.

 

Manu M., 2008, Structure and dynamics of the predatory mites (Acari: Mesostigmata- Gamasina) from the central parks and forest ecosystems from/near Bucharest, pp 68-78. In: Species Monitoring in the central parks of Bucharest, Crăciun I. (Eds.) Editura Ars Docendi, Univ. București, 122 pp.

 

Onete M., Pauca-Comanescu M., Gomoiu I, Cobzaru I, Honciuc V., Manu M., Vasiliu-Oromulu L., Fiera C., Ion C.M., Stefanut S., Purice D., Mogaldea D.E., 2008, Ghidul bioindicatorilor poluării aerului din parcurile centrale din București, Editura Green Steps (in press)

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN ISI JOURNALS

 

Stănescu Minodora and D.J Gwiazdowicz, 2004 – « Structure and dynamics of the Gamasina mites (Acari-Mesostigmata) from a forest with Picea abies from Bucegi Massif », Revue Roum Biol.,  48 (1-2): 79-88.

 

Stănescu Minodora and D.J Gwiazdowicz, 2005 - « Description of the Pachylaelaps deutonymph  from a forest with  Picea Abies from Bucegi Massif.” Trav. Mus.Nat. D’Hist. Nat.”Grigore Antipa”,, 48,(1-2) : 21-24, 2005.

 

Stănescu Minodora and Ilinca Juvara Balș, 2005, Biogeographical distribution of Gamasina  mites from Romania (Acari-Mesostigmata) », Revue Roum Biol., 50 (1-2): 57-74.

 

Stanescu Minodora și Honciuc Viorica, 2006 – « The taxonomical structure of the Epicriina and Gamasina mites (Mesostigmata: Epicriina, Gamasina) from forestry ecosystems from Bucegi Massif ». Roumanian Journal of Zoology, 52: 33-41.

 

Manu Minodora, 2008 - The influence of some abiotical factors on the structural dynamics of the predatory mite populations (Acari: Mesostigmata) from an ecosystem with Myricaria germanica from Doftana Valley (Romania)- Trav. Mus.Nat. D’Hist. Nat.”Grigore Antipa”, vol.51, 463-471.

 

Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Marilena Onete, Sanda Vasile, Claudia Nicolae, Ștefănuț Sorin, Daniela Șincu, Viorica Honciuc, Minodora Stănescu, Falcă Marin, Cristina Fiera, Dorina Purice, Sanda Maican, Cristina Munteanu, Mihaela Ion - Ecosystemic differentiation of Quercus Petraea and of mixed Quercus Petraea and Fagus Sylvatica  decidous forests from the lower doftana valley (Prahova county)- Romanian Journal of Biology -Zoology, Romanian Academy, Current Issue 2007-2008, volumes 52-53, 79-105.

Manu Minodora, 2009, Ecological research on predatory mite populations (Acari: Mesostigmata) in some Romanian forests - Biharean Biologist, vol. 3, no.2, pp.: 110-116.

 

Manu Minodora, 2010, Predator mites (Acari: Mesostigmata-Gamasina) from soil of some spoilt areas from Retezat and Țarcu-Petreanu mountains. Studia Universitatis “Vasile Goldiș” Arad, Seria Stiintele Vietii, 20: 3, p. 89-94.

 

Manu Minodora, 2010, Structure and dynamics of the predator mite’s populations (Acari-Mesostigmata) in some shrubs ecosystems from Prahova and Doftana Valley. Studia Universitaria Babes-Bolyai, Biologia, LV, 1, 2010, 17-30.

 

Manu Minodora and Honciuc Viorica , 2010, Ecological research on the soil mite’s populations (Acari: Mesostigmata-Gamasina, Oribatida) from forest ecosystems near Bucharest city – Roumanian Journal of Biology- Zoology , 55 (1): 19-30.

 

Honciuc Viorica and Manu Minodora, 2010, Ecological study on the edaphically mite’s populations (Acari: Mesostigmata – Gamasina: Oribatida) in urban areas from Romania - Roumanian Journal of Biology- Zoology, 55 (1): 19-30.

 

Manu Minodora , 2010, The influence of some environmental factors on the species diversity of the predator mites (Acari: Gamasina) from natural forest ecosystems in Bucegi massif, 2010 - Trav. Mus.Nat. D’Hist. Nat.”Grigore Antipa”, vol.53, pp. (in press).

 

Manu Minodora and Honciuc Viorica, 2010, - Rang correlations at the level of the predator and the decomposer populations soil mites (Acari: Mesostigmata-Gamasina; Oribatida) from central parks of Bucharest city, Romania. Acta Entomologica Serbica, 5: 1, p.129-140.

 

 

CITED PAPERS IN ISI JOURNALS

 

Masan, P., Halliday B., 2010, Review of the European genera of Eviphididae (Acari: Mesostigmata) and the species occurring in Slovakia. Zootaxa,  2585: 1–122. ( IF = 0.896)

 

Ujvári, Z., Călugăr, A., 2010, New zerconid mite species (Acari: Mesostigmata: Zerconidae) from Romania. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 56 (3): 235–255. (IF = 0.552)

 

Salamane Ineta and Brumelis Guntis, 2008, The importance of the moss layer in sustaining biological diversity of Gamasina mites in coniferous forest soil. Pedobiologia 52: 69-76. (IF = 2,414)

 

Arroyo, J., Moraza, M., Bolger, T., 2008, First Records of Leptogamasus (Leptogamasus) obesus (Holzmann, 1969) and Leptogamasus (Valigamasus) pannonicus (Willmann, 1951) (Acari: Gamasida: Parasitidae) in Ireland. Bull. Ir. Biogeog. Soc., 32: 212-215.

 

Axel Christian and Kerstin Franke, 2007, Mesostigmata, nr. 18. ACARI Bibliographia Acarologica, Revista Muzeului de Științe Naturale, Gorlitz, Germania, 7 (1): 1-27.

 

Masan, P., 2007b,  A review of the family Pachylaelapidae in Slovakia with systematics and ecology  of European species (Acari: Mesostigmata: Eviphidoidea). Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Science.

 

Jeno Kontschan, 2006, Mesostigmatid mites from Maramures (Romania)(Acari: Mesostigmata: Uropodina et Gamasina: Zerconidae, Macrochelidae, Epicriidae, Eviphidae et Parasitidae). Studia Universitatis Vasile Goldiș, Arad, seria Științele Vieții, 17: 53-59.( CNCSIS B+).

 

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN OTHER INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

 

Minodora Stănescu and Dariusz J. Gwiazdowicz, 2004 – « Preliminary research on Mesostigmata mites (Acari) from a spruce forest in the Bucegi massif in Romania.», Acta Scientiarum Polonorum, Silv. Calendar.Rat. Ind. Lignar. 3(2): 79-84.

 

Vasiliu-Oromulu L., Sanda V., Honciuc V., Maican S., Munteanu C., Falca M., Fiera C., Stănescu M., Dumitru M., Raducu D., 2009, Biodiversity conservation isues in anthropized marshlands a two year study of Insula Mare A Brăilei (Ed. by Gökçekuș, H.), Proceeding of the International Conference on the Environment: Survival and Sustainability, Nicosia (Lefkoșa), Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: Educational Foundation of Near East University: 2, 255-262.

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN  JOURNALS OF ROMANIAN ACADEMY

 

Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Tăcină Aurica, Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana, Honciuc Viorica, Falca M., Onete Marilena, Purice Dorina, Stănescu Minodora, Bujdea V., Ionescu M., 2000, “Structure of the main biocenotic components in Tamarix shrublands of Prahova and Teleajen floodplain”, Rév. Roum. Biol.- Biol. Végét., Bucharest, 45(2):155-179, București, România;

 

Falcă M., Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana, Sanda V., Popescu A., Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Tacină Aurica, Honciuc Viorica, Onete Marilena, Purice Dorina, Stănescu Minodora, Biță Claudia, 2000, “Comparative ecosystemic analysis of the beech forests with mull flora from Bucegi Massif”, Proceedings Instit. Biol., III:59-78; București, Romanian Academy;

 

Honciuc Viorica, Stănescu Minodora, 2000. Comparative analysis of the mites (Arachnida-Acari) communities in the fir-beech forest ecosystems from Bucegi and Gârbova massif. Proceedings of the Inst. of Biol., III: 127-135, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Falcă M., Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana, Popescu A., Sanda V., Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Tăcină Aurica, Honciuc Viorica, Purice Dorina, Stănescu Minodora, Onete Marilena, Biță Claudia, 2002, “Ecological investigation into the fir-beech forest from the higher Prahova basin”, Proceedings Instit. Biol., IV: 43-61, București, Romanian Academy;

 

Honciuc Viorica, Stănescu Minodora, 2002. Numerical structure of the mites communities (Arachnida – Acari) in the spoilt areas from Țarcu – Godeanu Massif . Proceeding of the Institute of Biology, IV: 63-76, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Falcă M, Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana Popescu A., Sanda V., Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Honciuc Viorica, Maican Sanda, Purice Dorina, Stănescu Minodora, Onete Marilena, Biță Claudia,  Matei B.,2003, “The ecosystemic study of some thermophile quercus forests from Romanian Plain”, Proceedings Instit. Biol., V: 47-60, București, Romanian Academy;

 

Falcă M, Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana Popescu A., Sanda V., Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Honciuc Viorica, Maican Sanda, Purice Dorina, Stănescu Minodora, Onete Marilena, Biță Claudia, Matei B.,2003, “The ecological comparative researches in sylvosteppe forests from southern Romania”, Proceedings of the Instit. Biol., V pp. București, Romanian Academy;

 

Honciuc Viorica, Stănescu Minodora, 2003 “Numerical structure of edaphic mite communities (Arachnida, Acari) from Picea Abies forests of Prahova river valley.” Proceedings Instit. Biol., V: 61-73, București, Romanian Academy;

 

Falcă M, Vasiliu-Oromulu Liliana Popescu A., Sanda V., Paucă-Comănescu Mihaela, Honciuc Viorica,  Claudia Biț㠖 Nicolae, Stănescu Minodora, 2003“ Ecosystemic analysis of some spruce forests in the upper basin of Prahova ‘, Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, V: 35-45, București, Romanian Academy.

 

 

Stănescu Minodora and Honciuc Viorica, 2004 – «  Structure and dynamics of the edaphic acari (Mesostigmata, Oribatida) in Quercus cerris and Querqus pubescens forest from the south of the Romanian field », Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VI:149-155, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Honciuc Viorica, Minodora Stănescu, 2004 – « Structure and dynamics of the Acari (Prostigmata, Mesostigmata, Astigmata, Oribatida) in Quercus robur and Querqus pedunculiflora forest from the south of the Romanian field », Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VI: 73-79, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Falcă M, Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Sanda V., Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Viorica Honciuc,  Sanda Maican, Dorina Purice, Andreea Dobre, Minodora Stănescu, Marilena Onete, Claudia Biț㠖 Nicolae, B. Matei, I. Codrici, 2004 – “ The study of the populational and ecosystemic biodiversity of some thermophile ash forests from Călmățui Holm (Buzău district)”, Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VI: 43-57, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, G. Dihoru, Marilena Onete, Liliana Vasiliu- Oromulu, M. Fa lcă, Viorica Honciuc, Minodora Stănescu, Dorina Purice, B. Matei, 2004- « The diversity of some alluvial shrubland flora and fauna in the Neajlov Floodplain », Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VI: 105-118, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Falcă M, Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Sanda V., Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Viorica Honciuc, Sanda Maican, Sanda Maican, Dorina Purice, Andreea Tatole, Minodora Stănescu, Marilena Onete,Claudia Biț㠖 Nicolae , Fiera C., Elena Daniela Șincu, 2005 a- ,, The Study of Preliminary and Secondary Producers from Some Alder Depression Forests of the Plain Zone.” Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, 7:33-49, București, Romanian Academy

 

 Falcă M, Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Sanda V., Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Viorica Honciuc, Sanda Maican, Sanda Maican, Dorina Purice, Andreea Tatole, Minodora Stănescu, Marilena Onete,Claudia Biț㠖 Nicolae , Cristina Fiera, Elena Daniela Sincu, 2005 b- “The Biodiversity of the Alder Forest from the Montainous Valleys of the Girbova Massif.” Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, 7: 15-33, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Marilena Onete, S. Stefanut, Elena-Daniela Sincu, Liliana Vasiliu- Oromulu, M.Fa lcă, Viorica Honciuc, Minodora Stănescu, Dorina Purice, Cristina Fiera, 2005– “ Biodiversity of alluvial shrubscharacteristic to the Câlniștea River.” Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VII: 87-111, București, Romanian Academy.

 

 Viorica Honciuc and Minodora Stănescu, 2005 – œNumerical structure of edaphice mite communities (Arácnida, Acari) from the forests of Alnus glutinosa from Romanian fieldœ.   Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VII: 49-57, București, Romanian Academy.

 

Minodora Stănescu and Viorica Honciuc, 2005 –œ Structure and dynamics of the edaphic acari (Mesostigmata, Oribatida) in the forest of the Alnus incana from the Prahova Valleyœ. Proceedings of the Institute of Biology, VII: 119-127, București, Romanian Academy.

 

 Mihaela Paucă Comănescu, Honciuc Viorica, Dorina Purice, Marilene Onete, Liliana Vasiliu Oromulu, Marin Falcă, Andreea Dobre, Minodora Stănescu-Manu – “Starea actuală și evoluția unui ariniș de pe malul Rîușorului (M. Retezat) în condițiile captării apei pîrîului.” Ocrotirea Naturii (in press)-2010.

 

Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Dorina Purice, Marilena Onete, G. Dihoru, Viorica Honciuc, Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Minodora Manu, Cristina Fiera, M. Falcă, Sanda Maican, Mihaela Ion, Cristina Munteanu, 2008 -  Alluvial Salix purpurea and Hippophaë rhamnoides collinar shrublands in Prahova and Doftana zone  – Roum. Journ. of Biology- Plant Biology, vol.53., (in press).

 

 

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS IN OTHERS  NATIONAL JOURNALS

 

V. Sanda, Liliana Vasiliu Oromulu, Mihaela Paucă Comănescu, N. Barabă, M. Falcă, Viorica Honciuc, Sanda Maican, Minodora Stănescu, Marilena Onete, Claudia Biță Nicolae, Cristina Fiera, Elena Daniela Sincu, Mihaela Ion, 2006 – «Structural characteristics of the biocoenosis in the Sessile Oak (Quercus petraea) forest from South Subcarpatians  ». Revista ‘.Studii și comunicări Muz. Jud. Bacău, 21: 138-151.

 

V. Sanda, Liliana Vasiliu Oromulu, Mihaela Paucă Comănescu, N. Barabă, M. Falcă, Viorica Honciuc, Sanda Maican, Minodora Stănescu, Marilena Onete, Claudia Biță Nicolae, Cristina Fiera, Elena Daniela Sincu, Mihaela Ion, 2006 – «The ecosystemic study of the Pedunculate Oak (Quercus robur) south part of the Romanian plain». Revista ‘.Studii și comunicări Muz. Jud.Bacău, 21: 124-137.

 

PUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS FROM NATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Manu Minodora and Honciuc Viorica - Analiza ecologică comparativă a populațiilor de acarieni din sol (Acari: Mesostigmata, Oribatida) din unele ecosisteme de foioase. Volumul Lucrărilor Conferinței Naționale de Ecologie:œProtecția și Restaurarea Bio și Ecodiversitățiiœ- Mamaia 2007, pp.14-19, Editura Ars Doncenti- apărut în 2008.

           

 Honciuc Viorica and Manu Minodora  - Taxonomia și ecologia populațiilor de acarieni edafici (Arachnida, Acari) din tufărișurile de pe Valea Prahovei și Valea Doftanei. Volumul Lucrărilor Conferinței Naționale de Ecologie:œProtecția și Restaurarea Bio și Ecodiversitățiiœ- Mamaia 2007, pp.19-23, Editura Ars Doncenti- apărut în 2008.

 

 Manu Minodora and Honciuc Viorica – Corelațiile de rang la populațiile de acarieni prădători și descompunători (Acari: Mesostigmata, Oribatida) din parcurile centrale ale orașului București. Volumul Lucrărilor Conferinței Naționale de Ecologie:œProtecția și Restaurarea Bio și Ecodiversitățiiœ- Mamaia 2007, pp.173-174, Editura Ars Doncenti- apărut în 2008.

 

Mihaela Paucă Comănescu, Marilene Onete, Honciuc Viorica, Liliana Vasiliu Oromulu, Manu Stănescu Minodora, Cristina Fiera, Dorina Purice, Marin Falcă, Daniela Șincu, Mihaela Ion – Structura unor componente biotice din tufărișurile aluviale colinare. Volumul Lucrărilor Conferinței Naționale de Ecologie:œProtecția și Restaurarea Bio și Ecodiversitățiiœ- Mamaia 2007, pp.165-170, Editura Ars Doncenti- apărut în 2008.

 

 

PUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATIONS FROM  INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Stănescu Minodora - " Gamasina mites from Romania (Acari- Mesostigmata) ’,Book of abstracts of the fifth symposium of the European Association of Acarologists (EURAAC), Berlin, Germania, 2004.

 

Honciuc Viorica and Stanescu Manu Minodora, 2007 – “Mites (Acari: Mesostigmata, Oribatida_ as bioindicators for pollution in central parks from Bucharest”. Book of abstract (electronical form) from Intenational Workshop “Heavy Metals in the Environment and the Wellbeing of Humans and Animals”, 20-21 april, 2007, Bucharest, Romania. ISBN 978-973-0-04962-6.

 

Viorica Honciuc and Minodora Manu, 2008 – Structural and dynamical differences of the edaphically mite populations (Acari: Mesostigmata, Oribatida) from urban and natural areas from Romania- Book of Abstracts, the Third Conference of the Competence Network Urban Ecology “Urban Biodiversity and Design”, Erfurt, Germany,  BfN – Skripten 229-1, p.105.

 

Honciuc Viorica and Manu Minodora - The similarities and the differences of saprophagous and predators mite’s communities (Arahnida-Acari: Oribatida, Gamasina) from different types of forest ecosystems from Romania. Book of Abstracts of the International Symposium: Forest Ecology, Mapping and Sustainable Management: Progress and Perspectives, 6-7 noiembrie, București, Romania, 2009, pp. 51.

 

Onete M., Paucă Comănescu M., Gomoiu I., Ion M., Vasiliu- Oromulu L., Purice D., Cobzaru I., Mogîldea D., Stefănț S., Honciuc V., Manu M., Maican S., Fiera C. – Ecological studies in Bucharest as the base for ubran planning. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, 29 september -2 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 95-97.

 

Biță Nicolae C., Maican S., Stefănuț S., Purice D., Manu M., Onete M., Mogîldea D., Ion M., Ollerer K. – The knowledge and management of the biological diversity of the Romanian forests. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, 29 september -2 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 104-106.

 

Manu M. – The similarities between predator mite populations (Acari: Gamasina) from some natural forests in Bucegi Massif. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, 29 september -2 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 124-126.

 

Manu M. – Eight years of structural and dynamical study on mite”s populations (Acari: Mesostigmata) from some spoilt areas from Retezat Mountains. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, 29 september -2 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 126-127.

 

PUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC ABSTRACTS FROM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Manu Minodora, 2009, The influence of some environmental factors on the species diversity of the predator mites (Acari: Gamasina) from natural forest ecosystems in Bucegi massif. Volumul Congresului Național de Zoologie al Muzeului “Grigore Antipa” 12-13 Noiembrie 2009, Bucuresti, Romania, pp. 53.

 

Marilena Onete, Mihaela Paucă-Comănescu, Ioana Gomoiu, Liliana Vasiliu-Oromulu, Viorica Honciuc, Minodora Manu, Dorina Purice, Ioana Cobzaru- Structura populațiilor de organisme în câteva zone poluate din regiunea Zlatna. Abstract - Volumul Sesiunii Știintifice Anualaea Institutului de Biologie, Bucuresti, 10.12.2009.

 

Onete M., Paucă Comănescu M., Gomoiu I., Ion M., Vasiliu- Oromulu L., Purice D., Cobzaru I., Mogîldea D., Stefănț S., Honciuc V., Manu M., Maican S., Fiera C. – Ecological studies in Bucharest as the base for ubran planning. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 95-97, 2010.

 

Biță Nicolae C., Maican S., Stefănuț S., Purice D., Manu M., Onete M., Mogîldea D., Ion M., Ollerer K. – The knowledge and management of the biological diversity of the Romanian forests. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, Romania, pp. 104-106, 2010.

 

 Manu M. – The similarities between predator mite populations (Acari: Gamasina) from some natural forests in Bucegi Massif. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, Bucharest, Romania, pp. 124-126, 2010.

 

Manu M. – Eight years of structural and dynamical study on mite”s populations (Acari: Mesostigmata) from some spoilt areas from Retezat Mountains. Book of abstracts of the International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, Romania, pp. 126-127, 2010.

 

Manu Minodora, 2010, Modifications of the structural parameters of the gamasid fauna (Acari: Mesostigmata: Gamasina) from different types of forest ecosystems from Romania, vol. 50. (in press).

 

Manu Minodora, 2010, Correlations between environmental factors and numerical abundance of the gamasid populations (Acari: Mesostigmata:Gamasina) from soils of some forest ecosystems, vol. 50. (in press).

 

Onete M., Ion R., Manu M., Honciuc V., Fiera C., Purice D., Maican S., Ion M., Cobzaru I., Mogildea D.E., Nicolae C.D., 2010, Characterization of the species diversity from the adiacent areas of some cliffs from Brebu (Valea Doftanei), vol. 50 (in press).

 

Onete M., Ion R., Manu M., Honciuc V., Fiera C., Purice D., Maican S., Ion M., Cobzaru I., Mogildea D.E., Nicolae C.D., 2010, Impact of the environmental factors and the answer of the cliff vegetation from Brebu (Valea Doftanei), vol.50, (in press).

 

 

SCIENTIFIC STUDIES, RAPORTS PUBLISHED ON INTERNET

 

Manu Minodora - “Cercetari ecologice asupra faunei de acarieni (Acari: Mesostigmata) din solurile unor ecosisteme forestiere din Masivul BucegiPublicație în format electronic, 2007 : www.ad-astra.ro/whoswho/view-profile.php.

 

Marilena Onete, Mihaela Pauca Comanescu, Liliana Vasiliu Oromulu, Honciuc Viorica, Manu Minodora, Sorin Stefanut, Sanda Maican, Daniela Sincu, Mihaela Ion, 2007- raport științific al proiectului : „LIFE AIR-AWARE: AIR Pollution Impact Surveillance and Warning System for Urban Environment”, adresa site:  http : //www. life-airaware.inmh.ro.

 

Onete Marilena, Rodica Blăndiu, Ioana Gomoiu, Honciuc Viorica, Manu Minodora, Oromulu Liliana, Mihaela Paucă Comănescu,  Dorina Purice, 2007 – raport I
Proiect PECOTOX: “ Methodological aspects regarding the bioindicators” ; http://modelare-ecologica.ro/proiecte/pecotox/PDF/Rap_Pecotox_Faza1.pdf 
 

Onete Marilena, Rodica Blăndiu, Ioana Gomoiu, Honciuc Viorica, Manu Minodora, Oromulu Liliana, Mihaela Paucă Comănescu,  Dorina Purice, 2007 – raport I Proiect FITORISC: “Methodological aspects concerning the bioindicators organisms used in phytoremediation and risk assessment procedures from metal polluted areas”; adresa site: http://modelare-ecologica.ro/proiecte/fitorisc/PDF/Rap_Fitorisc_Faza1.pdf

 

Onete M., Pauca-Comanescu M., Manu M., 2008 - Database with plants and insects sensitive to air pollution: http://life-airaware.inmh.ro/index.php?cat=indicators&subcat=bioind.

 


Projects                                                                                              Up                                          

                  NATIONAL

 

 

š      The present state biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems differentiated on rocky substrate and the influence of global climate changes on their evolution, 2008-2010.

š      “The monotoring of the influence of the dumps on some biocenotical components of the affected ecosystems from the area with hydro-electrical improvement Raul Mare –Retezat” – from  1999-2006.

š      Trophycal structure and food sources for the edaphic fauna from some beech forests from Bucegi massif - 1999.

š      Identification of the representative types of shrubs in the sector with fields and hills of Prahova river and of the danubian sector of the Giurgiu -1999.

š      Trophycal structure and food sources for the edaphic fauna from some fir-beech forests from the superior basin of the Prahova river - 2000.

š      Identification of the biologycal structure and productivity of the natural shrubs from the basins of low rivers of Danube – 1999-2002

š      “Structural identification of the main biocenotical components and natural abundance of the N15  in some beech forests from Bucegi Massif” – 1999-2002

š       „The knowledge and management of the biological diversity from Romania” –   2002-2006

š      „The actual stage, the prognosis and monitoring of the impact of the hydro- electrical intervetion from Ciurila and Râușor zone, in the secondary adduction from Râul Mare Retezat, for the environmental protection”–   2002-2006.

š      “Determination of the biocenotical structure characteristically to the low basin of the  Ialomita river”-grant financed by ANSTI, 2000-2001

š      “Caracterization of the taxonomical diversity of the edaphical mites (Acari: Mesostigmata; Oribatida) from some ecosystems with Picea abies and Fagus sylvatica from Bucegi massif”, GAR, 2003-2005

š       “Biodiversity of the alluvial shrubs ecosystems”, 2002-2006.

š      « The improvement of the Danube bottom land. The improvement of the Insulei Mari a Brăilei. Analise and characterization of the present stage of the biodiversity  (flora, fauna, vegetation, antropical factors), 2005-2006, Program AGRAL PRIORITARE

š      “Researches regarding the biodiversity of the forestry ecosystems with Querqus sp. and Carpinus sp. from  Cîmpia Română”, 2005-2007;

š      “Biodiversity of the hills shrubs”, 2005-2007;

š      “Scientifically and operational fundamentation of the management of the socio-ecological landscapes”, CNCSIS, 2005-2007;

š       “Evaluation of the impact of the construction of the mobile-car on the biodiversity in National Park Bucegi, between 1400 m – 2000 m altitudineœ, 2005.

š      Evaluation of the impact of the construction of the mobile-car on the biodiversity in National Park Bucegi, between 998 m – 1400 m altitudineœ, 2005.

š      Evaluation of the impact of the construction of the touristic complex on the biodiversity in National Park Bucegi, in Valea Horoabelor”, 2006

 

INTERNATIONAL:

                  

š      “NICOLAS” –at University Bucharest, faculty of Biology, project financed by the European Community,  1998-2000;

š      “The management of the biodiversity conservation in Romania”, financed by World Bank, as volunteer in Natural Park  Piatra Craiului - 2000-2002.

š      œ The structure of the mites populations (Acari-Gamasida) from forestry ecosystems from Romania and Poland”, project financed by Romanian Academy and Polish Academy of Science, 2000-2005; 2007-2012.

š      LIFE AIR-AWARE: AIR Pollution ImpAct Surveillance and WArning System for URban Environment – Utilization as bioindicators of plants and animals sensible to the air borne pollution, financed by the European Community, 2005-2008.

 


Other scientific activities                                                                                                 Up

1.      Specializations in terrestrial ecology and environmental protection at:

      - University “Mickiewicz Adam”, Poznan; Faculty of Biology, Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, POLAND, 2007-2012, Prof.       PhD. Jerzy Bloszeck.

- University of Forestry August Cieszkowski- Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, Poznan, POLAND, 2001-2005, collaboration with PhD. Dariusz Gwiazdowicz,.

- University “Mickiewicz Adam”, Poznan; Faculty of Biology, Department of Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, POLAND, 2005-2007, Prof. PhD. Jerzy Bloszeck.

- Institute of Ecology, Department of Terrestrial Ecology, Ceske Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC, 2004, collaboration with PhD. Miloslav Zacharda.

- Lund University, Zoology Museum, Department of Zoology, Systematic Division,  SWEDEN, 2005, collaboration with Prof Assoc. PhD. Lars Lundqvist.

- German Research Foundation, grant for participation on European Congress of Acarology (EURAAC), 2004.

2. Other specializations:

1.        Auditor in environmental quality (ISO 14001), from Work Ministry and  Education and Research Ministry, 2006.

2.      Postgraduated studies: “Achievements and perspectives in Ecology”, Bucharest, Romania, 2006.

3.      English language proficiency from Foreing Languages Center, Ministry of Education and Research- Romania, 2004.

4.      Post graduated studies “Deterioration and ecological reconstruction of the natural ecosystems”, Arad,  Romania, 2003.

5.      English language proficiency for Cambrige test, by FIDES, 2002. 

6.      Summer School in Biology,  Pitești, Romania, 2001

7.      Course of Initiation in Internet, Center of the Advanced Research in Automatically Learning, Romanian Academy,  1999.

 

3.Participation on national and international conferences

NATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Ø  Annual Sesion of Scientific Communications of Institute of Biology, Bucharest, București, 1999-2010.

Ø  Scientific Communications Sesion “Ecosinteze și etnosinteze carpatine”, , Pitești, 2001-2010.

Ø  National Conference of Ecology, 2007, Mamaia, România.

Ø  Work-shop: “Vulnerability of the carstic elements from natural protected areas”. , Roamian Academy and RNP, 23-25 oct. 2008 Sinaia-Cuibul Dorului.

Ø  National Congress of Zoology of “Grigore Antipa” Museum, 12-13 Noiembrie 2009, Bucuresti, Romania

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

 

Ø  AL V-lea Simpozion European de Acarologie- EURAAC, Berlin, GERMANIA, 2004 - secțiunea Biogeografie.

Ø  FIDON Symphosium -  Importance of Antropogenic Interventions for Restoring River Habitats, Vienna, AUSTRIA, 16-18 ianuarie 2006- poster

Ø  International Conference on the Environment Survival and Suistainability, 19-24 02. 2006, Near East University in Nothern Cyprus- poster:

Ø  Intenational Workshop “Heavy Metals in the Environment and the Wellbeing of Humans and Animals”, 20-21 april, 2007 Romania.

Ø  International Conference of the Urban Diversity and Design, Erfurt , Germany, 21-24 mai, 2008

Ø  International Symposium: Forest Ecology, Mapping and Sustainable Management: Progress and Perspectives, 6-7 noiembrie, 2009, București, Romania.

Ø  International Conference of the Institute of  Biology. 50 Years of Academic Research in Biology, 29 september -2 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania.

Ø  International workshop: Monitoring in nature conservation, past and present for managing the future” Heliade Rădulescu Hall, Romanian Academy Library, Posada Field Station, 30 september – 3 october, 2010, Bucharest, Romania.


Important achievements                                                                                                  Up

·          Identification of 17 new gamasid species for Romania (Acari: Mesostigmata:Gamasina): Leptogamasus parvulus, Leptogamasus obesus, Paragamasus similis, Lysigamasus neoruncatellus, Lysigamasus truncus, Pergamasus alpinus, Epicriopsis rivus, Zerconopsis remiger, Dendrolaelaps rotundus, Dendrolaelaps foveolatus, Dendrolaelaps willmanni, Dendrolaelaps samsinaki, Rhodacarellus kreuzi, Macrocheles insignitus, Zercon arcuatus, Zercon athiasi and Zercon tatrensis.


Membership in scientific organizations                                                                            Up

  • Member of European Acarologists Association (EURAAC).
  • Member of International Acarology List.
  • Recorded in Index Copernicus Scientists, 2009-2010.
  • Recorded in Marquis Who's Who Online Update System (MOUS), 2010-2011.
  • Scientific reviewer at:

-          Biologia - Bratislava ( IF= 0.671), 2010;

-           Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (IF = 0,947), 2010;

-          African Journal of Biotechnology (IF = 0,594), 2010.

 

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