Ecoterra, No. 9, pp. 8-9, 2006
Institutul de Ecologie şi Geografie al Academiei de Ştiinţe a Moldovei, Chişinău
Universitatea de Stat din Republica Moldova, Chişinău
Abstract: The authors present the geomorphological features of the “Emil Racoviţă” cave, developed in Miocene-Sarmatian gypsum formations from the Northern part of the Republic of Moldova. There are mentioned some inferior organisms (mushrooms, worms, crustaceaeand others), identified in the underground cavities of the cave. There is highlighted the danger that this cave in gypsum (the third in size from Europe) mmight be destroyed because of the gypsum exploitation, performed by a company.
Key words: “Emil Racoviţă” cave, biological diversity, gypsum exploitation
Ecoterra, No. 9, pp. 10-11, 2006
Direcţia Apelor Buzău-Ialomiţa, Buzău
O. RISTEA, C. MALOŞ
Direcţia Apelor Someş-Tisa, Cluj-Napoca
Abstract: In this paper the authors present a flooding situation and the environmental and social impact of this event. The case concerns Ialomiţa river, in southern Romania, and includes a detailed presentation of the river monitoring hydrological stations, the flow values and a few other parameters important for the impact assessment.
Key words: flood, Ialomiţa river, environment, impact assessment.
Ecoterra, No. 9, pp. 20-21, 2006
Sorin ULINICI, Corina BERKESY, Călin RADU
S.C. ICPE Bistriţa S.A.
Abstract: Systematic studies concerning the usage of gaseous ozone for enclosures atmosphere disinfection begun to be developed only after the ‘90s of the last century. Due to its remarcable antioxidative properties, ozone treatment method is one of the most recommended for removement of microflora from the air. This paper presents the treatement method and the used equipment, theoretical aspects and experimental data concerning the activity of gaseous ozone in enclosures atmosphere treatment.
Key words: gaseous ozone, disinfection, enclosures
Ecoterra, No. 9, pp. 22-23, 2006
Corina BERKESY, Dorel CLEJA
S.C. ICPE Bistriţa S.A.
Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai din Cluj-Napoca, Facultatea de Ştiinţa Mediului
Abstract: PET is a popular package for food and non food products. Manufacturers use PET plastic to package products because of its strength, thermo-stability and transparency. Costumer schoose PET because it is inexpensive, lightweight, resealable, shatter-resistent and recyclable. Recyclated polyethylene terephthalate (RPET) can be used to make many new products, including fiber for polyester carpet, athletic shoes, luggage, fiberfill for sleeping bags and winter coats, industrial strapping, sheet and film and new PET containers for both food and non-food products.
Key words: PET recycling, economy, environment, impact
Ecoterra, No. 9, p. 26, 2006
Universitatea de Stat Tiraspol, Chişinău, Republica Moldova
Abstract: The action of the human activity on the environment is emphasized, as well as the result – the individualization of antrhopised ecosystems. It is shown that, unluckly, the economic prosperity of a region often causes the degradation of the nature. The “ecological strain” is discussed, which is directly depending on the production processes.
Key words: energy circuit, environment, anthropic impact