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Exploring the potential use of seismic data as an indicator for the economic analysis

¿Can seismic data be used for economic analysis? This was the question proposed by the online SEISMONOMIC Morning Talk, an online working meeting organized by the BigNOMICs Project on January 12th in which Jordi Díaz took part as an invited speaker. ... Read more

14-01-2021 Research News

GEO3BCN-CSIC Photo Contest 2020 winner announced

The 6th edition of the Geosciences Barcelona Photo Contest has been held this 2020. The 12 most voted photographs were announced last 23rd of december during the GEO3BCN Winter Activity, which was held online. Read more

08-01-2021 Institutional News

A lecture of Jordi Díaz closed the LEGEF's annual cycle "Trobada de Geofísica"

GEO3BCN-CSIC rsearcher,Jordi Díaz, gave the last of the lectures scheduled in the annual cycle of conferences "Trobada de Geofísica" (Geophysical Meeting) organized by the  Laboratory of Geophysical Studies Eduard Fontseré from the Institut d'Es... Read more

23-12-2020 Research News

Erandi Rodríguez-Pérez took part in the 9th CONACYT Scholars in Europe Symposium

Erandi Rodríguez-Pérez, PhD student at Geosciences Barcelona, attended the 9th CONACYT Scholars in Europe Symposium, an event organized by Maison Universitaire Franco Mexicane (MUFRAMEX) and the National Science and Technological Council from México ... Read more

18-12-2020 Research News

CSIC virtually honors employees with 25 years of service

CSIC has paid the anual tribute to all of its employees with 25 and 50 years of service. This year, two researchers form Geosciences Barcelona are among the honored employees: Joaquina Álvarez-Marron and Jaume Vergés. ... Read more

17-12-2020 Institutional News

María José Jurado, awarded at the EIT Awards 2020

Maria Jose Jurado, researcher at Geosciences Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC), was awarded with the third prize in the EIT Innovators Award 2020, a prize given by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT). This award recognizes the innovation... Read more

10-12-2020 Research News

Teaching tools and resources to explain the climate change in classroom

Santiago Giralt gave the talk “The study of climate and climate change” on November 26. The talk, which was held online, was atended by 35 participants. This activity is part of the Open STEAM teaching innovation workshops that help teachers to updat... Read more

30-11-2020 Institutional News

AGU Fall meeting 2020: Shaping the Future of Science

American Geophysical Union meeting (AGU Fall Meeting) is back. This year the conferences will be held online from 1 to 17 of December. AGU20 is scheduled over a thousand hours of virtual content to minimize conflicts while maximizing global engageme... Read more

27-11-2020 Research News

Modelling the chemical composition and thermal structure of the Western Mediterranean lithosphere by integrating data across diciplines

Ajay Kumar successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis online last 24 November. The thesis, entitled "Thermal and chemical imaging of the upper mantle anomalies: application to Western Mediterranean" has been directed by Manel Fernández and Jaume Vergés... Read more

25-11-2020 Research News

GEO3BCN acquires a new electronic microscope

Geosciences Barcelona has expanded its catalogue of scientific equipment acquiring a new tabletop electronic microscope (Hitachi TM4000PLUSII). This new device enables researchers to observe rock samples and it can also be used to image a wide range ... Read more

23-11-2020 Research News

Two PhD research opportunities for the FPU 2020 grants

The call for applications for the Training of University Professors grants (FPU 2020) awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Universities is now open. In the framework of this call, GEO3BCN-CSIC researchers offer two PhD research proposals. ... Read more

18-11-2020 Research News

Cutting edge technologies for mineral exploration discussed in the SIT4ME project workshop

The demand for mineral resources to meet current societal needs has been steadily increasing over last years. Mineral exploration, the first step of the raw materials cycle, is facing a great challenge because the shallow and easily accessible minera... Read more

13-11-2020 Research News

MinerMat 2020: Minerals, materials, environment and sustainable development

Expominer outreach talks and workshops will be held online this year under the name of MinterMat 2020.There are 16 talks and workshops scheduled that will be carried out by researchers from several institutions like Geociencias Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSI... Read more

09-11-2020 Institutional News

New special issue on mineral exploration in preparation

Ramon Carbonell and Juan Alcalde, both researchers at GEO3BCN-CSIC, are part of the editorial team that is preparing a special issue for the journal Solid Earth that seeks to provide a wide-ranging panorama of the mineral exploration. This volume is ... Read more

06-11-2020 Research News

"Virtual rocks" to resolve the enigma of C' shear band formation and evolution

C' shear bands are a common feature in nature and they are widely used as kinematic indicators to study deformation processes of rocks in the deep parts of the Earth's crust. However, there is little consensus about how they form. Now, using numerica... Read more

02-11-2020 Research News

Study identifies the main obstacles to reconstruction of modes of climate variability through the Holocene

North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the major atmospheric mode that controls winter European climate variability. Its strength and phase determine regional temperatures, precipitation and storm tracks in this part of the planet and around a large par... Read more

26-10-2020 Research News

María José Jurado will compete for the EIT Innovation Award 2020

María Jose Jurado, researcher at Geosciences Barcelona-CSIC (GEO3BCN-CSIC), has been nominated for the EIT Innovation Award 2020 for her work on INNOLOG project. Jurado is the PI and coordinator of the project that started in 2017 aimed to develop mo... Read more

22-10-2020 Research News

Two pictures taken by Santiago Giralt featured in the book 'Images of Arctic Science'

Two pictures taken by Santiago Giralt during a fieldwork campaign in Greenland in 2019 have been featured in the book 'Images of Arctic Science'. The book presents the best photos submitted to the 'INTERACT Photo Competition' organized by INTERACT, a... Read more

19-10-2020 Institutional News

The second edition of the Technical Workshop on Geoenergy in Catalonia will be focused on the use of geothermal energy within the cities

  The second edition of the Technical Workshop on Geoenergy in Catalonia will be held online next 6th and 13rth of November. The Geothermal Working Group of the Cluster of Efficient Energy in Catalonia, of which GEO3BCN-CSIC is an active member... Read more

15-10-2020 Institutional News

Special issue on crystal deformation research coedited by Maria Gema Llorens

Maria Gema Llorens, Juan de la Cierva researcher at Geosciences Barcelona - CSIC (GEO3BCN-CSIC), is one of the guest editors of the special issue entitled 'Crystal Deformation' run by the journal Crystals, along with Brahmananda Pramanik, Ph.D., P.E... Read more

13-10-2020 Research News

PRISM3D – A three-dimensional reference seismic model for Iberia and adjacent areas

Arroucau, P., Custódio, S., Civiero, C., Silveira, G., Dias, N., Díaz, J., Villaseñor, A., & Bodin, T. (2021). PRISM3D – A three-dimensional reference seismic model for Iberia and adjacent areas. Geophysical Journal International. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggab005

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Enabling large-scale hydrogen storage in porous media – the scientific challenges

N. Heinemann, J. Alcalde, J. M. Miocic, S. J. T. Hangx, J. Kallmeyer, C. Ostertag-Henning, A. Hassanpouryouzband, E. M. Thaysen, G. J. Strobel, M. Wilkinson, C. Schmidt-Hattenberger, K. Edlmann, M. Bentham, R. S. Haszeldine, R. Carbonell and A. Rudloff, Energy Environ. Sci., 2021, DOI: 10.1039/D0EE03536J.

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What can seismic noise tell us about the Alpine reactivation of the Iberian Massif? An example in the Iberian Central System.

Andrés J, Ayarza P, Schimmel M, Palomeras I, Ruiz M, Carbonell R. What can seismic noise tell us about the Alpine reactivation of the Iberian Massif? An example in the Iberian Central System. Solid Earth. 2020;11(6):2499-2513. doi:10.5194/se-11-2499-2020

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Interevaporitic deposits of Las Minas Gypsum Unit: A record of Late Tortonian marine incursions and dolomite precipitation in Las Minas Basin (eastern Betic Cordillera, SE Spain)

Pineda V, Gibert L, Soria JM, Carrazana A, Ibáñez-Insa J, Sánchez-Román M. Interevaporitic deposits of Las Minas Gypsum Unit: A record of Late Tortonian marine incursions and dolomite precipitation in Las Minas Basin (eastern Betic Cordillera, SE Spain). Palaeogeogr Palaeoclimatol Palaeoecol. 2021;564:110171. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110171

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Epistemological limitations of Earth system science to confront the Anthropocene crisis

Soriano C. (2020) Epistemological limitations of Earth system science to confront the Anthropocene crisis. The Anthropocene Review. doi:10.1177/2053019620978430

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Influence of basement rocks on fluid evolution during multiphase deformation: The example of the Estamariu thrust in the Pyrenean Axial Zone

Muñoz-López, D., Alías, G., Cruset, D., Cantarero, I., John, C. M., & Travé, A. (2020). Influence of basement rocks on fluid evolution during multiphase deformation: the example of the Estamariu thrust in the Pyrenean Axial Zone. Solid Earth, 11(6), 2257–2281. https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-2257-2020

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External forcing mechanisms controlling the North Atlantic coastal upwelling regime during the mid-Holocene

Hernández, A., Cachão, M., Sousa, P., Trigo, R. M., Luterbacher, J., Vaquero, J. M., & Freitas, M. C. (2020). External forcing mechanisms controlling the North Atlantic coastal upwelling regime during the mid-Holocene. Geology. https://doi.org/10.1130/G48112.1

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Humid and cold periods in the last 5600 years in Arid Central Asia revealed by palynology of Picea schrenkiana from Issyk-Kul

Leroy, S. A. G., & Giralt, S. R. (2020). Humid and cold periods in the last 5600 years in Arid Central Asia revealed by palynology of Picea schrenkiana from Issyk-Kul. The Holocene, 0959683620972776. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683620972776

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Influence of tubing/oil-blanket lifting on construction and geometries of two-well-horizontal salt caverns

Wan, J., Peng, T., Yuan, G., Ban, F., Jurado, M. J., & Xia, Y. (2020). Influence of tubing/oil-blanket lifting on construction and geometries of two-well-horizontal salt caverns. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 103688. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2020.103688

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Pliocene growth of the Dowlatabad syncline in Frontal Fars arc: Folding propagation across the Zagros Fold Belt, Iran

Najafi, M., Beamud, E., Ruh, J., Mouthereau, F., Tahmasbi, A., Bernaola, G., Yassaghi, A., Motamedi, H., Sherkati, S., Hassan Goodarzi, M. G., & Vergés, J. (2020). Pliocene growth of the Dowlatabad syncline in Frontal Fars arc: Folding propagation across the Zagros Fold Belt, Iran. GSA Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1130/B35748.1

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The Anthropozoic era revisited

Rull, V. (2020).The Anthropozoic era revisited. Lethaia, https://doi.org/10.1111/let.12408 Vol. 000, pp. 1– 11.

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Underwater Monitoring of Submarine Volcanic Activity: El Hierro (Canary Islands 2011–2012) Eruption

Jurado, Maria Jose, Maurizio Ripepe, Carmen Lopez, Antonio Ricciardi, Maria Jose Blanco, and Giorgio Lacanna. 2020. “Underwater Monitoring of Submarine Volcanic Activity: El Hierro (Canary Islands 2011–2012) Eruption.” Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 107097. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.107097.

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Seismic Anisotropy of Temperate Ice in Polar Ice Sheets

Llorens, M.G., Griera, A., Bons, P. D., Gomez-Rivas, E., Weikusat, I., Prior, D. J., et al. (2020). Seismic anisotropy of temperate ice in polar ice sheets. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 125, e2020JF005714. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JF005714

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Evolution of a salt-rich transtensional rifted margin, eastern North Pyrenees, France

Ford, M., & Vergés, J. (2020). Evolution of a salt-rich transtensional rifted margin, eastern North Pyrenees, France. Journal of the Geological Society, jgs2019-157. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2019-157

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Detection, Analysis, and Removal of Glitches From InSight's Seismic Data From Mars

Scholz, J.-R., Widmer-Schnidrig, R.b, Davis, P.c, Lognonné, P.d, Pinot, B.e, Garcia, R.F.e, Hurst, K.f, Pou, L.g, Nimmo, F.g, Barkaoui, S.d, de Raucourt, S.d, Knapmeyer-Endrun, B.h, Knapmeyer, M.i, Orhand-Mainsant, G.e, Compaire, N.e, Cuvier, A.j, Beucler, É.j, Bonnin, M.j, Joshi, R.a, Sainton, G.d, Stutzmann, E.d, Schimmel, M.k, Horleston, A.l, Böse, M.m, Ceylan, S.n, Clinton, J.m. (2020). Detection, Analysis, and Removal of Glitches From InSight’s Seismic Data From Mars. Earth and Space Science, 7(11). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EA001317

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Pristinity, degradation and replacement: The three dimensions of human impact on island vegetation

Rull V. Pristinity, degradation and replacement: The three dimensions of human impact on island vegetation. Progress in Physical Geography: Earth and Environment. October 2020. doi:10.1177/0309133320960992

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Identification, cataloguing and preservation of outcrops of geological interest in monogenetic volcanic fields: the case of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

Planagumà, L., Martí, J. Identification, cataloguing and preservation of outcrops of geological interest in monogenetic volcanic fields: the case of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. Geoheritage 12, 84 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12371-020-00508-w

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Paleoenvironmental evolution of Picos de Europa (Spain) during marine isotopic stages 5c to 3 combining glacial reconstruction, cave sedimentology and paleontological findings

Ballesteros, D., Álvarez-Vena, A., Monod-Del Dago, M., Rodríguez-Rodríguez, L., Sanjurjo-Sánchez, J., Álvarez-Lao, D., Pérez-Mejías, C., Valenzuela, P., DeFelipe, I., Laplana, C., Cheng, H., & Jiménez-Sánchez, M. (2020). Paleoenvironmental evolution of Picos de Europa (Spain) during marine isotopic stages 5c to 3 combining glacial reconstruction, cave sedimentology and paleontological findings. Quaternary Science Reviews, 248, 106581. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106581

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Geochemical and Sr–Nd Isotopic Features of the Zaro Volcanic Complex: Insights on the Magmatic Processes Triggering a Small-Scale Prehistoric Eruption at Ischia Island (South Italy)

Pelullo, C, G Cirillo, R S Iovine, I Arienzo, M Aulinas, L Pappalardo, P Petrosino, J L Fernandez-Turiel, and M D’Antonio. 2020. “Geochemical and Sr–Nd Isotopic Features of the Zaro Volcanic Complex: Insights on the Magmatic Processes Triggering a Small-Scale Prehistoric Eruption at Ischia Island (South Italy).” International Journal of Earth Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-020-01933-6.

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The magnitude and impact of the 431 CE Terra Blanca Jove eruption of Ilopango, El Salvador.

Smith, V., et a l'(2020)., The magnitude and impact of the 431 CE Terra Blanca Jove eruption of Ilopango, El Salvador. PNAS. doi: https://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.2003008117

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