The 28th International Symposium "Deltas and Wetlands" 2021

"Danube Delta" national Institute for Research and Development Jubilee Symposium SEPTEMBER 13 - 18, 2021

“Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.”

Earl Nightingale

Danube Delta Research Jubilee

In 2020, we celebrated our jubilee, meaning 50 years of relevant achievements to the community’s benefit: conducting fundamental and applied research for scientific support of the management of the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBR) and other wetland areas of national and international interest, with particular focus on Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable use.

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One of our main yearly objective is to organize the “Deltas and Wetlands” international symposium that, in 2021, between 13th and 18th of September, will reach its 28th edition. In this special year, we are honored to share this joy with you. So, please accept our invitation to join us for a memorable experience and to also celebrate our pending jubilee anniversary. The event will take place in the same traditional location: Tulcea city, Romania.  All the scientific papers will be published in the “Deltas and Wetlands” book of abstracts and will be supervised by a scientific committee.

The 28th International Symposium “Deltas and Wetlands” 2021


In order to participate to this special event please fill up the form taking into consideration the following details:

  • Participation fee: 100 Euro (until July 02, 2021),  150 Euro (after July 02,  2021);
  • Trip into the Danube Delta (September 17, 2021) – 50 Euro, that may be paid at the symposium registration;
  • The participation fee shall be paid in the following accounts:
    • RO53BRDE370SV01676603700, BRD Tulcea in LEI or
    • RO91BRDE370SV01511913700, BRD Tulcea in EURO;
  • Students, masters and PhD students do not recquire participation fee;
  • Deadline: August 20, 2021 – Submission of presentations/posters and pre-registration.

In order to avoid any misspells and other kind of errors in the registration form, please use a desktop terminal in order to register. Thank you!


The Symposium creates the possibility to identify and discuss the scientific aspects related to the implementation of the European Environmental Directives at national level as well as those related to the cross-border and interregional cooperation. Due to a fruitful collaboration between our institute and BENA (Balkan Environmental Association), 5 selected papers will be published in their scientific journal entitled JEPE (Journal of Environmental Protection and Ecology) which is quoted and abstracted  in the Thomson Reuters (Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch*) and Web Science, Elsevier Bibliographic Databases (Geobase, Scopus 2008), CABI, Ulrich Database, Chemical Abstracts, Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR). ISSN 1311-5065


Mr. Bart Fokkens

Mr. Bart Fokkens

Associate Expert European Center for River Restoration, Associate Expert Wetlands International

Prof. Dr. Florian Wittmann

Prof. Dr. Florian Wittmann

Professor of Fluvial and Riparian Ecology, Head of the Institute of Floodplain Ecology Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Prof. Dr. Richard Preziosi

Prof. Dr. Richard Preziosi

Director, Ecology and Environment Research Centre Department of Natural Sciences Faculty of Science and Engineering Manchester Metropolitan University

Prof. Dr. Mihai Datcu

Prof. Dr. Mihai Datcu

Director of the Research Center for Spatial Information at UPB (The University Politehnica of Bucharest)

Prof. Dr. Andrew Tyler

Prof. Dr. Andrew Tyler

Deputy Dean and the Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Scotland UK

3D Initiative Workshop 2021

Tulcea, Romania

3D Initiative Workshop

On September 14, 2021, a workshop of the 3D Initiative (Decarbonization Danube Delta) will take place, attended by representatives of the European Commission, central, regional and local  authorities in Romania, universities, research institutes and private environment (SMEs and NGOs) from Romania, Great Britain, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Portugal. The goal of the workshop is to present the experience of the 3D action group and to reveal the need for sustainable actions and activities in the Danube Delta.

Mihail Kogalniceanu Conference Hall

Mihail Kogalniceanu Conference Hall


Thanks to our sponsors for making this event possible


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165 Babadag street, Tulcea 820112, Romania

Monday - Thursday: 8.00 - 16.30 / Friday - 8.00 - 14.00

Call Center: (+4) 0240 - 524 546 / (+4) 0240 - 524 548 / (+4) 0240 - 524 550,

Phone (Secretary Office): (+4) 0240 - 531 520

Fax: (+4) 0240 - 533 547


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General Director : Monday  09.00 - 11.00

Scientific Director: Tuesday 09.00 - 11.00

Technical Director: Wednesday 09.00 - 11.00

Economic Director: Thursday 09.00 - 11.00

Registration for the audience is done by prior appointment by phone at:  0240/531520, int. 100 (secretariat) and by e-mail at: