Hristo S. Stanchev


Institute of Oceanology
P.O. Box 152
9000 Varna, Bulgaria

Phone: +359 52 331 324
Fax: +359 52 370 483


April 06, Komarevo, Bulgaria

High School Varna. 1983-1986
M.Sci. of Physical Geography, Sofia University “Saint Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia 1988 - 1993
Regular Army Service. 1986-1988
Teacher on Geography in Secondary school of Varna 1993-1994
Research Associate, 1995-1996; Associate Scientist, 1996 - present, Department of Marine Geology, Institute of Oceanology, Varna.
Extensive experience in geomorphology of coastal zone and shelf, contemporary coastal processes, coastal erosion, sediment fluxes and paleogeography.
Resent interests – Coastal erosion, geomorphology of the coastal zone and shelf, paleogeography of the Black Sea.
Field Work: Special employment on RV SaiBOS for FDS in delta Congo and Gulf of Mexico 2001-2002; Participation in 7 research cruises, as scientist.
Special skills: scuba diver; experience up to 30 m.
Member of: The Union of the Bulgarian Scientists and Bulgarian Geography Society.
Computer Proficiency: MS Office, AUTOCAD and ARC-VIEW.
Languages: Russian – fluently; English –good working knowledge.
Computers, cooking, swimming, playing bridge and diving.
Purliechev D., Hr. Stanchev, 1998. Method for direct measurement of sediment movement. In: “Coastal strengthening and long-term stabilization of coastal slope”, BAS, Sofia, 91-96 pp. (in Bulgarian)
Purliechev D., Hr. Stanchev, 1998. Recommended methods of coastal eco-protection of coastline part from cape Emine to Burgas bay. In: “Regional problems of geography in Bulgaria”, “Technica”, Sofia, 46-58 pp. (in Bulgarian)
Development of engineering and biological method for coastal eco protection.
PP-2 Sediment fluxes in Black Sea. UNESCO – IOC
Flood of the border Holocene-Pleistocene in Eastern Europe IMKCH Vienna, Austria.
Interaction between abrasive and accumulative type of the coastline in the conditions of increasing of the sea level.