Adventures in the stoichiometry of Braila Island, Research Center in Systems Ecology and Sustainability

Author: Shabnam G.Farahani Braila eLTER My scientific trip to Romania started on September 2nd, 2017. On the following day, I visited the Faculty of Biology, of the University of Bucharest where I met  the intimate staff of Biogeochemical Circuits laboratory. On Monday morning after meeting the team from the Research Center in Systems Ecology and Sustainability, we... Continue Reading →

The Small Island of Braila

By Jen Holzer, Technion Socio-Ecological Research Group After three days in and around Tulcea, we journeyed by car to the City of Braila, a city of about 200,000, famous as a node for the textile, shipbuilding, and shipping trades, and a surprisingly underdeveloped tourism industry. When our hosts told us this was not a travel... Continue Reading →

There’s Nothing Trivial about the Danube Delta

  By: Jen Holzer, Technion Socio-Ecological Research Group Romania Trivia Which nations border Romania? The Danube River empties into which sea? In what year did Romania become part of the European Union? Name a Romania-born Nobel Laureate. This Romanian building is known as the largest building in Europe. Answers: Bulgaria, Servia, Hungary, Ukraine, Moldova Black Sea... Continue Reading →

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