Crina MiclăusPhD Crina Miclăuș
(Associate) Professor 

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Department of Geology, Faculty of Geography and Geology, ”Al.I.Cuza” University Iași, 20A, Carol I Bvd, Iași 700505







  • process sedimentology
  • depositional systems in space and time
  • paleogeographic reconstruction
  • analysis of bounding surface in stratigraphic records
  • base level control on depositional system stacking
  • sequence stratigraphy
  • allocyclic controls on sedimentation
  • sediment provenance


  • sedimentary facies analysis
  • ichnologic analysis
  • petrography for sediment provenance
  • logging


  • Introduction in sedimentology and Depositional systems for undergraduates; Advanced sedimentology for Master’s Degree


  • Stratigraphy for undergradates; Sequence stratigraphy for Master’s Degree


  • H = 4; The total number of citations = 34 (Web of Sci)/36 (Scopus)/170 (Google Scholar)



  • Project type: Contracts 176/18.07.2011 and 243/20.07.2011-2012 Minister of Economy/no 15440/2011 and 19414/24.10.2012. Geologic study, regional evaluation and possible valorification pf gas shale from Romania – team member
  • Project type: PN II type IDEI no 975/2008, 2008-2010. The evolution of the eastern Carpathian foreland basins system during Late Miocene  (Moldavian Platform) – team member
  • Project type: PNCDI – PN II type Partnerships in priority areas. no PC 3788/09.2007-2010. The geo- and biodiversity of Bicaz Gorges – Hasmas National Park. Integrated study of geological, geographical, biological enrichment of the natural heritage of the park and expanding its boundaries. GeoBioHas – team member
  • Project type: PNCD II type IDEI no 146/1.10.2007-2010. Models for sediment budget assessment in relationship with the anthropic impact within a drainage area. Case study: Trotus River Drainage Area – team member
  • Project type: CEEX -MENER nr. 609 (78)/2005, 2005-2008. Management and ecological safety of natural resources of Prut Drainage Basin – team member
  • Project type: CEEX-MENER nr. 248/2006, 2006-2008. Ecological rehabilitation and sustainable management of areas having terrains deteriorated by deep soil erosion and/or landslides in Moldova (MARAVAL) – team membra
  • Project type: CEEX nr. 9603/2006, 2006-2008. The impact of climatic change and human intervenings on Danube hydrologic regime and cost sedimentary dynamics – DANUBERES – team member
  • Contract of Scientific Consultancy no. 19238/ 25.10.2006. Geology of the Voitinel Area (Suceava County); Beneficiary AURELIAN OIL&GAS London through S.C. FALCON OIL&GAS Romania S.R.L – Agreement Manager
  • Contract of Scientific Consultancy no. 911/2005. Sarmatian deposits of Moldavian Platform (distribution, faunistic content, boundaries, palaeogeography) – field, beneficiary REGAL PETROLEUM ROMANIA SRL – team member
  • Research Contract no. 3828/2005 with S.C. FALCON OIL&GAS Romania S.R.L. Geological study of 25 samples from Bilca 2 well (micopalaeontology, palynology, calcareous nannoplankton and correlation with Bilca 1 well) – team member




  • Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina, Brânzilă M., Baciu D. S. (2012): Tughes-Hasmas-Ciuc Syncline. Geological monograph. Ed. Univ. „Al. I. Cuza”, Iaşi, 250 pp (in Romanian with English abstract)
  • Grasu C., Brânzilă M., Miclăuș Crina, Baciu D. S. (2011): Cheile Bicazului-Hăşmaş National Park. Guide of geologic and physico-geographic sites. Edit. Univ. ”Al. I. Cuza”, Iași, 82 pp
  • Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina, Brânzilă M., Baciu D. S. (2010): Hasmas Mountains. Geologic and physico-geographic monograph, Ed. Univ. „Al. I. Cuza”, Iaşi, 434 pp (in Romanian)
  • Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina, Florea F., Şaramet M. (2007): Geology and economic potential of the bituminous rocks from Romania, Ed. Univ. „Al. I. Cuza”, Iaşi, 249 pp (in Romanian)
  • Miclăuş Crina (2006): Introduction in siliciclastic sedimentology, Ed. Junimea, Iasi, 199 pp (in Romanian)
  • Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina, Şaramet M., Scutaru C., Boboş I. (2004): Geology of Comanesti basin, Ed. Tehnică, Bucureşti, 240 p (in Romanian)
  • Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina, Brânzilă M., Boboş I. (2002): The Sarmatian from the foreland basin system of the Eastern Carpathians, Editura Tehnică, Bucureşti, 407 pp. (in Romanian with English summary, 368-373)
  • Grasu C., Catana C., Miclăuş Crina, Boboş I. (1999): Eastern Carpathian Molasse. Petrography and Sedimentogenesis, Editura Tehnică, Bucureşti, 227 pp. (in Romanian)
  • Ichim I., Rădoane Maria, Rădoane N., Grasu C., Miclăuş Crina (1998): Sediment Dynamics. Application to Putna River – Vrancea, Editura Tehnică, Bucureşti, 192 pp (in Romanian with English summary, 149-155)


  • 1) Guerrera F., Martín Martín M., Martín-Pérez J. A., Martin-Rojas I., Miclăuş Crina*, Serrano F. (2012): Tectonic control on the sedimentary record of the central Moldavidian Basin (Eastern Carpathians, Romania). Geologica Carpathica 63/6, 463-479
  • 1) Amadori M.L., Belayouni H., Guerrera F., Martín Martín M., Martin-Rojas M., Miclăuş Crina, Raffaelli G. (2012): New data on the Vrancea Nappe (Moldavidian Basin, Outer Carpathian Domain, Romania): paleogeographic and geodynamic reconstructions. International Journal of Earth Sciences 101, 1599-1623
  • Miclăuş Crina*, Loiacono F., Puglisi E., Baciu D.S. (2009): Eocene-Oligocene sedimentation in the external areas of the Moldavide Basin (Vrancea Nappe, Eastern Carpathians, Romania); sedimentological, paleontological and petrographic approaches. Geologica Carpathica, 60/5, 397-417.
  • 1) Belayouni H., Di Staso A., Guererra F., Martin M. M., Miclăuş Crina, Serrano F., Tramontana M. (2009): Stratigraphic and geochemical study of the organic-rich black shales in the Tarcău Nappe of the Moldavides Domain (Carpathian Chain, Romania): a potential economic interest. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 98, Springer-Verlag, 157-176
  • Rădoane Maria, Rădoane N., Dumitriu D., Miclăuş Crina (2008): Downstream variation in bed sediment size along the East Carpathian rivers: evidence of the role of sediment sources. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, vol. 33, issue 5, 647-694
  • Rădoane Maria, Rădoane N., Dumitriu D., Miclăuș Crina (2006): Bimodality origin of fluvial bed sediments. Study case: East Carpathians Rivers. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Vol. I, nr. 2, Baia Mare. 13-38
  • Puglisi D., Bădescu D., Carbone Serafina, Corso Sonia, Franchi R., Gigliuto Lisa Gioconda, Loiacono F., Miclăuş Crina & Moretti E. (2006): Stratigraphy, petrography and palaeogeographic significance of the Early Oligocene “menilite facies” of the Tarcău Nappe (Eastern Carpathians, Romania). Acta Geologica Polonica, vol. 56, no. 1, 105-120
  • 1) Gigliuto Lisa Gioconda, Grasu C., Loiacono F., Miclăuş Crina, Moretti E., Puglisi D., Raffaelli Giuliana (2004): Provenance changes and sedimentology of the Eocene – Oligocene „Moldovita Lithofacies” of the Tarcau Nappe (Eastern Carpathians, Romania). Geologica Carpathica, 55, 4, Bratislava, 299-309

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