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Sorin Filipescu

Babes-Bolyai University, Deartment of Geology, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Born: 1959

Interests: geology, micropaleontology, stratigraphy

- PhD in 1996
- research in micropaleontology and stratigraphy based on fossil foraminifera

Selected publications:
• CETEAN CG, BALC R, KAMINSKI MA, FILIPESCU S. . Integrated biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of an upper Santonian – upper Campanian succession from the southern part of the Eastern Carpathians, Romania. Cretaceous Research, 32, pp. 575-590, 2011.
• FILIPESCU S, WANEK F, MICLEA A, DELEEUW A, VASILIEV I. Micropaleontological response to the changing paleoenvironment across the Sarmatian-Pannonian boundary in the Transylvanian Basin (Miocene, Oarba de Mures section, Romania). Geologica Carpathica, 62 (1), pp. 91-102, 2011.
• ZÁGORŠEK K, FILIPESCU S, HOLCOVÁ K. New Middle Miocene Bryozoa from Garbova de Sus (Romania) and their relationship to the sedimentary environment. Geologica Carpathica, 61 (6), p. 495—512, 2010.
• BELDEAN C, FILIPESCU S, BALC R. An Early Miocene biserial foraminiferal event in the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). Geologica Carpathica, 61 (3), pp. 227-234, 2010.
• VASILIEV, I.; DE LEEUW, A.; FILIPESCU, S.; KRIJGSMAN, W.; KUIPER, C.; STOICA, M.; BRICEAG, A. . The age of the Sarmatian–Pannonian transition in the Transylvanian Basin (Central Paratethys). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297, p. 54–69, 2010.
• BELDEAN, C.; FILIPESCU, S.; BALC, R. . An Early Miocene biserial foraminiferal event in the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). Geologica Carpathica, 61 (3), pp. 227-234, 2010.
• KREZSEK, CS.; FILIPESCU, S.; SILYE, L.; MATENCO, L.; DOUST, H. . Miocene facies associations and sedimentary evolution of the Southern Transylvanian Basin (Romania): Implications for hydrocarbon exploration. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 27, pp. 191-214, 2010.
• FILIPESCU, S. . 3rd International Workshop Neogene of Central and South-Eastern Europe, Cluj-Napoca, May 20-24 2009. Abstract volume. . Cluj University Press, 2009.
• FILIPESCU, S.; KAMINSKI, M. A. (eds). Eighth International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera. Abstract Volume. Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 14, pp. 1-66, 2008.
• RASSER, M. V.; HARZHAUSER, M.; ANISTRATENKO, O. Y.; ANISTRATENKO, V. V.; BASSI, D.; BELAK, M.; BERGER, J. -P., ; BIANCHINI, G.; CICIC, S.; COSOVIC, V.; DOLÁKOVÁ, N.; DROBNE, K.; FILIPESCU, S.; GÜRS, K.; HLADILOVÁ, Š.; et al. . Palaeogene and Neogene. In McCann, T. (eds.), The Geology of Central Europe, pp. 1031-1040. The Geological Society London, 2008.
• FILIPESCU, S., KAMINSKI, M. A. . Paleocene Deep-water Agglutinated Foraminifera in the Transylvanian Basin. In Kaminski, M. A., Coccioni, R., Marsili, A. (eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, pp. 25-30. Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 2008.
• TISCHLER, M.; MATENCO, L.; FILIPESCU, S.; GRÖGER, H. R.; WETZEL, A.; FÜGENSCHUH, B. . Tectonics and sedimentation during convergence of the ALCAPA and Tisza�Dacia continental blocks: the Pienide nappe emplacement and its foredeep (N. Romania). In Siegersmund, S., Fuegenschuh, B. & Froitzeim, N. (eds.), Tectonic Aspects of the Alpine-Dinaride-Carpathian System, pp. 317-334. Geological Society, London, 2008.
• FILIPESCU, S.; SILYE, L. . New Paratethyan biozones of planktonic foraminifera described from the Middle Miocene of the Transylvanian Basin. Geologica Carpathica, 59 (6), pp. 537-544, 2008.
• KOVAC; , M.; ANDREYEVA-GRIGOROVICH, A; BAJRAKTAREVIC; , Z.; BRZOBOHATY, R.; FILIPESCU, S.; FODOR, L; HARZHAUSER, M.; NAGYMAROSY, A; OSZCZYPKO, N.; PAVELIC, D.; ROEGL, F.; SAFTIC; , B.; SLIVA, L.; STUDENCKA, B. . Badenian evolution of the Central Paratethys sea: paleogeography, climate and eustatic sea level changes. . Geologica Carpathica, 58/6, 2007.
• SAINT MARTIN J. -P.; MERLE, D; CORNEE J. -J.; FILIPESCU, S.; SAINT MARTIN, S.; BUCUR, I. I.; . Les constructions coralliennes du Badénien (Miocè ne moyen) de la bordure occidentale de la dépression de Transylvanie (Roumanie). . Comptes Rendus Palevol. , 6/1-2, pp. 37-46, 2007.
• KAMINSKI, M. A.; GRADSTEIN, F. M.; BÄCKSTRÖM, S.; BERGGREN, W. A.; BUBÍK, M.; CARVAJAL-CHITTY, H.; FILIPESCU, S.; GEROCH†, S.; JONES, G. D.; KUHNT, W.; MCNEIL, D. H.; NAGY, J.; PLATON, E.; RAMESH, P.; RÖGL, F.; THOMAS, F. C.; WHITTAKER, J. E.; YAKOVLEVA-O’NEIL, . Atlas of Paleogene Cosmopolitan Deep-Water Agglutinated Foraminifera. 2005.
• KRÉZSEK, CS.; FILIPESCU, S. . Middle to late Miocene sequence stratigraphy of the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). Tectonophysics, 410, pp. 437-463, 2005.
• KOVAC M, ANDREYEVA-GRIGOROVICH A, BAJRAKTAREVIC Z, BRZOBOHATY R, FILIPESCU S, FODOR L, HARZHAUSER M, OSZCZYPKO N, PAVELIC D, ROGL F, SAFTIC B, SLIVA L, KVACEK Z, HUDACKOVA N, SLAMKOVA M. . Paleogeography of the Central Paratethys during the Karpatian and Badenian. In Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Upper Tertiary, Brno, September 23-24, 2004, pp. 7-17. 2004.
• KAMINSKI, M. A.; AKSU, A.; BOX, M.; HISCOTT, R. N.; FILIPESCU, S.; AL-SALAMEEN, M. . Late Glacial to Holocene benthic foraminifera in the Marmara Sea: implications for Black Sea-Mediterranean Sea connections following the last deglaciation. Marine Geology, 190 (1-2), pp. 165-202, 2002.
• FILIPESCU, S. . Cenozoic Lithostratigraphic units in Transylvania. In Bucur, I. I.; Filipescu, S.; Sasaran E (eds.), Algae and carbonate platforms in western part of Romania. 4th Regional Meeting of IFAA Cluj-Napoca 2001 - Field Trip Guidebook, pp. 75-92. Cluj University Press, 2001.
• CHIRA, C.; FILIPESCU, S.; CODREA, V. . Paleoclimatic evolution in the Miocene from the Transylvanian Depression reflected in the fossil record.. In Hart, M. B. (eds.), Climates: Past, Present and Future, Geological Society Special Publication no. 181, pp. 55-64. 2000.
• KAMINSKI, M. A. & FILIPESCU, S. . Praesphaerammina, a new genus of Cenozoic deep-water agglutinated foraminifera from the Carpathian flysch deposits. Micropaleontology, 46 (4), pp. 353-359, 2000.
• FILIPESCU, S.; GIRBACEA, R. . Lower Badenian sea level drop on the western border of the Transylvanian Basin: foraminiferal palaeobathymetry and stratigraphy. Geologica Carpathica, 48 (5), pp. 325-334, 1997.
• BUCUR, I.; FILIPESCU, S. . Middle Miocene Red Algae from the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). Beiträge zur Paläontologie, 19, pp. 39-47, 1994.

Publications from the ISI database, indexed between 2002-2011, produced in Romania:
• Kaminski, MA; Aksu, A; Box, M; Hiscott, RN; Filipescu, S; Al-Salameen, M, Late Glacial to Holocene benthic foraminifera in the Marmara Sea: implications for Black Sea-Mediterranean Sea connections following the last deglaciation. MARINE GEOLOGY, 190 (1-2), pp. 165-202, 2002.
• Krezsek, C; Filipescu, S, Middle to Late Miocene sequence stratigraphy of the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). TECTONOPHYSICS, 410 (1-4), pp. 437-463, 2005.
• Saint Martin, JP; Merle, D; Cornee, JJ; Filipescu, S; Saint Martin, S; Bucur, II, The Badenian (Middle Miocene) coral build-ups of the western border of the Transylvanian Basin (Romania).. COMPTES RENDUS PALEVOL, 6 (1-2), pp. 37-46, 2007.
• Kovac, M; Andreyeva-Grigorovich, A; Bajraktarevic, Z; Brzobohaty, R; Filipescu, S; Fodor, L; Harzhauser, M; Nagymarosy, A; Oszczypko, N; Pavelic, D; Rogl, F; Saftic, B; Sliva, L; Studencka, B, Badenian evolution of the Central Paratethys Sea: paleogeography, climate and eustatic sea-level changes. GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA, 58 (6), pp. 579-606, 2007.
• Cetean, CG; Balc, R; Kaminski, MA; Filipescu, S, Biostratigraphy of the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary in the eastern Carpathians (Dambovita Valley): Preliminary observations. STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI CHEMIA, 53 (1), pp. 11-23, 2008.
• Filipescu, S; Silye, L, New Paratethyan biozones of planktonic foraminifera described from the Middle Miocene of the Transylvanian Basin (Romania). GEOLOGICA CARPATHICA, 59 (6), pp. 537-544, 2008.
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