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Honorary Research Associate, Civil Engineering Department, University of New Brunswick


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Environmental Group, University of New Brunswick

Ph.D. Systems Ecology and Sustainable Development, University of Bucharest (Romania)


Serban Danielescu

Research Scientist - Groundwater -surface water interactions, Agricultural impacts on groundwater

Potato Research Centre (Fredericton, NB)

CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to ensure aquatic ecosystems are conserved and protected

  • Local and watershed scale assessment of the impacts of intensive potato production on nitrogen levels in groundwater
  • Nitrogen source-tracking using stable isotopes
  • Contaminant transport in soils and vadose zone
  • Flow through fractured media 


Involved in Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada agri-environmental Sustainable Agriculture Environmental Systems and Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices research initiatives

Thesis co-supervisor for one M.Sc. student and thesis committee member for one M.Sc. Student 

Interests in nutrient loading to coastal waters, hydrology of riparian wetlands, Airborne Thermal Infrared Radiometry imagery to detect groundwater discharge


Danielescu, S. and MacQuarrie, K.T.B. 2011. Nitrogen loadings to two small estuaries, Prince Edward Island, Canada: A 2-year investigation of precipitation, surface water and groundwater contributions. Hydrological Processes 25: 945-957. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7881

Danielescu, S., MacQuarrie, K.T.B., and Faux, R.N. 2009. The integration of thermal infrared imaging, discharge measurements and numerical simulation to quantify the relative contributions of freshwater inflows to small estuaries in Atlantic Canada. Hydrological Processes, 23: 2847-2859. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7383

Schilling, C., Behrendt, H., Blaschke, A., Danielescu, S., Dimova, G., Gabriel, O., Heinecke, U., Kovacs, A., Lampert, C., Postolache, C., Schreiber, H., Strauss, P., and Zessner, M. 2005. Lessons learned from investigations on case study level for modelling of nutrient emissions in the Danube basin. Water Science & Technology 51: 183–191.

Burt, T. P., Pinay, G., Matheson, F.E., Haycock, N.E., Butturini, A., Clement, J.C., Danielescu, S., Dowrick, D.J., Hefting, M. M., Hillbricht-Ilkowska, A., and Maitre, V. 2002. Water table fluctuations in the riparian zone: comparative results from a pan-European experiment. Journal of Hydrology 265: 129-148. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-1694(02)00102

Expertise Categories associated with this S&T Expert:

Pollution & Waste
          Domestic substances
          Physicochemical processes
          Water quantity
     Water Quality
          Beneficial management practices
          Subsurface water inputs