Assist. Prof.
B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

+40740 133 237
Email: mihai.niculita@uaic.ro

“Al. I. Cuza” University of Iasi, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Department of Geography, B-dul Carol I, nr. 20 A, Iasi, ROMANIA, 700505-RO




Research interest

General Geomorphometry, Specific Geomorphometry

  • DEM creation and processing;
  • Geomorphometric variables extraction and analysis;
  • Uncertainty analysis;
  • Geomorphometry applications;
  • Geomorphometric and geomorphologic mapping.

Methods and Techniques in Geomorphology

  • Geomorphological modelling;
  • High-resolution topographic mapping with GPS and 3D terrestrial laser scanner;

Teaching experience

  • Teaching at the „Al.I.Cuza” University of Iasi (2008-2013). Preparation, delivery and marking of practical work in Geomorphology (2nd year).


Research experience (2005-2012)

  • Models for sediment budget assessment in relationship with anthropic impact within a drainage area. Case study: Trotus River PNCDI II – IDEI [436(146)/2007], 2007-2010 – grant partner;
  • Impactul riscurilor hidroclimatice si pedogeomorfologice asupra mediului in bazinul Bârladului, CEEX, 2006-2008 – grant partner



  • Niculiţă Mihai, Niculiţă Iuliana Cornelia, (2008) – Raster computation of relief, Scientific Annals of “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University from Iassy, sect. IIc., Univ. Al. I. Cuza Press, Iassy. http://www.geo.uaic.ro/analegeo/baza/arhiva/2008.pdf
  • Niculiţă Mihai, Niculiţă Iuliana Cornelia, (2008) – The determination and graphical representation of lateral fluvial channel migration rates using a raster approach, Geographical “D. Cantemir” Seminar Papers, no. 28, Univ. Al. I. Cuza Press, Iaşi. http://www.seminarcantemir.uaic.ro/doc/PGSDC_No_28_p_007.pdf
  • Niculiţă Mihai, Rusu Constantin, (2010) – The soil and geomorphologic limits between the Copou hillslope and Cacaina floodpalin (Iassy area), Factors and pedogenetic processes in the temperate zone, 9:21-41. http://www.soilscience.uaic.ro/doc/SFFPTZ_No_9_p_031.pdf
  • Tanasă Iuliana Cornelia, Niculiță Mihai, Roșca Bogdan Pîrnău Radu, (2010) – Pedometric techniques in spatialisation of soil properties for agricultural land evaluation, Bulletin UASVM Agriculture, 67:274-278, http://journals.usamvcj.ro/agriculture/issue/view/144.
  • Niculiţă Mihai, (2011) – Effects of geomorphometric variables variability due to different computing algorithms in environmental modeling, Procedia Environmental Sciences, Volume 3, 1st Conference on Spatial Statistics 2011 – Mapping Global Change, Enschede, 23-25 March 2011, edited by Alfred Stein, Edzer Pebesma and Gerard Heuvelink, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187802961100185X
  • Niculiță Iuliana Cornelia, Niculiță Mihai (2011) – Methods for natural land mapping units delineation for agricultural land evaluation, Lucrari Științifice. Seria Agronomie, 54(1):44-49, http://www.revagrois.ro/PDF/2011/paper/2011-54(1)-10-en.pdf.
  • Niculiţă Mihai (2011) – A classification schema for structural landforms of the Moldavian platform (Romania), In Geomorphometry 2011, edited by T. Hengl, I. S. Evans, J. P. Wilson and M. Gould, 3-6. Redlands, CA, 2011. http://www.geomorphometry.org/Niculita2011
  • Niculiță Mihai (2012) – Geomorphometric techniques for landform analysis for pedologic characterization of terrain, Annals of the University of Craiova, Series Agriculture, Montanology, Cadastre (in press).