Florin TATUIDr. Florin TĂTUI
Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Bucharest (Faculty of Geography)

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Email: florin.tatui@geo.unibuc.ro,

Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest, 1st N. Balcescu blv., Sector 1, Bucharest






Coastal Geomorphology

  • Nearshore sandbars morphodynamics on microtidal coasts
  • Beach – dune interactions
  • Nearshore zone hidrodynamics
  • Impact of climate variability on coastal wind regime and coastline dynamics
  • Coastal storms – typology and morphologial impact
  • Fluvial – Marine Interactions: Morphodynamics and sediment transport at river mouths


  • Wind regime and wind energy potential



  • Climate changes influence on the erosion intensities along the critical sectors of the Danube and Rhone deltas coastlines, project PN-II-CT-RO-FR-2014-2-0062 (2015 – 2016) – member
  • Coastal storms impact on the Romanian Black Sea coast, project PN-II-RU-TE-2011-3-0293 (2012 -2014) – member
  • Masterplan for the protection against erosion of the Romanian Black Sea coast, project HRO/2/1156C (2011 – 2012) – member
  • Southern Romanian littoral of the Black Sea – The analysis of the morphodynamic, hidrodynamic and sedimentary processes on the submerged area and related landforms, grant PN2 PCE 1038/2008 (2009 – 2011) – member
  • New remote sensing products for coastal risk assesment, grant PN II – PARTENERIATE nr. 81-037 (2007 – 2010) – member
  • The submerse morphology of Danube delta coast – morphodynamics and sediment transport analysis, grant CNCSIS AT 13 GR (2007-2008) – member
  • The impact of climate variability and human pressure upon the hydrologic regime of Danube river and consequences for coastal dynamics, grant CEEX nr. X2C20 (2006-2008) – member
  • The impact of climate changes upon the Holocene and present dynamics of alpine zone (Romanian Carpathians), grant CEEX nr. 738 (2006-2008) – member
  • Sfantu Gheorghe (Danube) arm mouth – the modelling of morphodynamics, sediment transport and water masses dispersal, grant CNCSIS (2005 – 2006) – member



  • Tatui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Ruessink, B.G. (under review). Alongshore variability of cross-shore bar behavior on a nontidal beach. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
  • Zăinescu, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Tatui, F., Valchev, N., (submitted). Storm climate on the Danube Delta coast: evidences of recent storminess change and links with large-scale teleconnection patterns. Natural Hazards.
  • Preoteasa, L., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Tatui, F., Zăinescu, F., Timar-Gabor, A., Cârdan, I. (accepted). The evolution of the Sf. Gheorghe (Danube) assymetric deltaic lobe in association with the cyclic development of a river-mouth bar and present adaptations to human-induced sediment depletion. Geomorphology.
  • Tatui, F. (2015). Potential usage of met mast datasets for climatic parameters monitoring in Tulcea County, Romania. Forum Geografic, XIV(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.5775/fg. 2067- 4635.2015.091.i
  • Tatui, F. (2014). Assessment of the long-term wind energy resources in the Southern Bârlad Plateau. An applied climatology study. Forum Geografic, XIII(2), 153-163.
  • Tatui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa,L. (2014). Alongshore variations in beach-dune system response to major storm events on the Danube Delta coast. Journal of Coastal Research, 70, 693-699.
  • Tatui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa,L. (2013). The correlated behavior of sandbars and foredunes on a nontidal coast (Danube Delta, Romania). Journal of Coastal Research, 65, 1874-1879.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Cheval, S., Tatui, F. (2012). The wind regime of Romania – characteristics, trends and North Atlantic Oscillation influences, Forum Geografic, XI (2), 118-126.
  • Tatui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Ruessink, B.G.(2011). Intra-site differences in nearshore bar behavior on a nontidal beach (Sulina-Sf. Gheorghe, Danube Delta coast). Journal of Coastal Research, 64, 840-844.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Tatui, F. (2011). North-Atlantic Oscillation signature on coastal dynamics and climate variability of the Romanian Black Sea Coast. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 6(1), 308-316.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Urdea, P., Tatui, F., Constantinescu, Ş., Vasile, M., Popescu, R. (2008). New data regarding the glacial lakes morphology from Southern Carpathians, Revista de Geomorfologie, 10, 73-87.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, Ş., Tatui, F., Giosan, L. 2007. Multi-decadal evolution and North Atlantic Oscillation influences on the dynamics of the Danube delta shoreline. Journal of Coastal Research, 50, 157-162.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Constantinescu, Ş., Tatui, F. 2007. The multianual behavior of nearshore bars on a microtidal coast. Revista de Geomorfologie, 9, 107-123 (in Romanian).
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe A., Tatui F., 2005. The influence of North Atlantic Oscillation on Romanian Black Sea coast wind regime. Analele Universitatii din Bucuresti- seria Geografie, LIV, 17-26.



  • Tatui, F., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (submitted). Shoreface morphodynamics on Danube Delta coast. In: Radoane, M., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (Eds.). Landform Dynamics and Evolution in Romania, Springer.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Tatui, F., Preoteasa, L., Zăinescu, F., Rotaru, S., Stoica, M. (submitted). The genesis and evolution of the Danube Delta: a synthesis. In: Radoane, M., Vespremeanu-Stroe, A. (Eds.). Landform Dynamics and Evolution in Romania, Springer.
  • Tatui, F. (2015). Nearshore sandbars behaviour on Danube Delta Coast (PhD thesis – in Romanian). Ed. Ars Docendi, Bucharest, 156 p., ISBN 978-973-558-852-6.
  • Vespremeanu-Stroe, A., Preoteasa, L., Tatui, F. (2014). Physical Oceanography (in Romanian). Ed. Ars Docendi, Bucharest, 179 p., ISBN 978-973-558-750-5.