Elena-Ecaterina MIRAUTA



Born 21 May 1931, Buzau

Education: Mining Institute, Faculty of Geology (graduated 1955).

Current employment: retired.

Home address: Aleea Barajului Dunarii 4, bl M38, ap. 25, RO ­74619 Bucharest. Phone: (021)6448988.

Fields of research: biostratigraphy, micropalaeontology.

Major scientific achievements: application, for the first time in Romania, of the study of the conodont and the investigation, from this point of view, of the most important Triassic and Palaeozoic deposits in outcrops and drillings; participant in the Joint Programme with Bulgarian experts.

Professional record: Grigore Cobalcescu Prize for Geological Sciences, Romanian Academy (1974). Membership: Pander Society.

Humboldt Research Fellowship (1973-1974): micropalaeontology, Universität Marburg, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Prof. Dr. Reinhold Huckriede.

Follow-up sportsorship includes a donation by Humboldt Foundation: Xerox machine meant for the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Bucharest.


Publications include:


1. "Sur la presence de quelques Conodontes dann Ie Trias de Hagighiol." Stud. cer. geol.geogr. Seria Geologie, VIII/4, 1963, pp. 489-498.

2. "Condonte siluriene de la Cataloi." D.S. lnst. Geol. Geofiz., LII, 1967, pp. 229-39.

3. "Quelques associations de Conodontes paleozoiques de la Roumanie." Ass. geol. carp-balk., VIIIeme Congres, Belgrade. Raports. Stratigraphie. 1967.

4. "Devonian of Romania." Intern. Symposium on the Devonian System, Calgary, 1967, pp. 127-34 (in collaboration).

5. "Etude des Condontes devoniens de la Dobrogea septentrionale (zone de Tulcea)." Memoires. Etudes de micropaleontologie, XIV, 1971, pp. 7-34.

6. "Über die Conodontenfaunen des oberen Werfens und des tieferen Anis der nördlichen Dobrudscha/Rumänicn." Geologica et Paleontologica, 8, 1974, pp. 149-58.

7. "Paleozoic and Triassic." Guide micropaleontologigue du Mesozoique et du Tertiaire des Carpates Rommaines. 14th European Micropaleontological Colloquium, Romania, 1971.

8. "Norian Conodonts and Foraminifers of North Dobrudja." D.S. lnst. Geol. Geofiz., Paleontologie, LXI, 3, 1975 (in collaboration).

9. "Etude microfaunique des Formations triasiques (transilvaines, bucoviniennes et getiques) des Carpates Orientales. D.S. Inst. Geol. Geofiz., Paleontologie, LXIV, 3, 1978 (in collaboration).

10. "Biostratigraphy of the Triassic deposits in the Somova-Sarica Hill tone (North Dobrudja) with special regard on the eruption age". D.S. lnst. Geol. Geofiz. Stratigrafie, LXV II/4, 4, 1982.

11. "Eine interessante Conodontenfauna aus dem höheren Fassan (Unterladin) der Arieseni-Decke (nördliches Apuseni Gebirge, Rumänien)." Geol. Paleont. Mitt. (Innsbruck), 10. 1980 (in collaboration).

12. "Geotraverse E in Dobrudja: Stratigrafic correlation forms, in Sassi and Szederkenyi." IGCP No. p, Newrletter 5, 1983.

13. "The Devonian and Jurassic Formations in the Viroaga Borhole-South Dobrudja (south-eastern part of the Moesian Platform." D.S. Inst. geol. geofiz., Stratigrafie, 72-73, 4, 1987 (in collaboration).

14. "Conodont and foraminiferal evidence for the boundary MiddIe/Upper Triassic in the Strandza Mountain, East Balkan and Dobroudja." Congr. XlV Carpato-balk., Sofia, 1989 (in collaboration).

15. "Date biostratigrafice asupra Formatiunii de Cataloi." Romanian Journal of Stratigraphy (Bucharest), 75, 1992, pp. 21-27.

16. "Etudes comparatives palcontologiques et biostratigraphiques des formations sedimentaires paleozoiques et mesozoiques de la Plateforme moesienne en Roumanie et en Bulgarie." (in collaboration; in press).