LTSER Neajlov catchment - Romania
LTSER Neajlov catchment
The area is located in the south part of Romania with the geographic position of 24°51’12”-26°13’52” E longitude and 43°55’31”-44°49’32” N latitude. The Neajlov River and its catchment are a tributary and a sub-catchment of the river Arges, which in turn is one of the main tributary for the lower Danube river stretch. The Neajlov river catchment belongs also to the four administrative units(counties) – Arges, Dimbovita, Giurgiu and Teleorman.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Interdisciplinary and multi-scale researches are focused on simultaneous and comprehensive measurements of major nutrient and pollutant fluxes, improvement of knowledge on key factors influencing different processes of the regional nutrient turnover, biosphere–atmosphere–hydrosphere exchange processes, mechanisms between microorganisms and plants, assessment of impact of land use management and climate changes upon biodiversity of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, identifying best management options needed to be developed in order to minimize negative environmental impacts, priorities of the societal and policy dialogue.
Site was developed as part of the Research Center for Systems Ecology and Sustainability of the Bucharest University; A series of EU and national projects were implemented over time using this platform.
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