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La captura y almacenamiento bajo tierra de CO2 podría reducir un 21% de las emisiones anuales en España

Un estudio multidisciplinar liderado por el Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) y la Universidad de Barcelona propone reimpulsar el desarrollo en España de los procesos de captura y almacenamiento de dióxido de carbono (CO2) median... Read more

02-08-2021 News

María José Jurado appointed new member of the Operational expert group of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials

María José Jurado, researcher from GEO3BCN-CSIC, has been appointed by the European Commission as a new member of the Operational expert group of the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials. Jurado will be a member of this working group on b... Read more

29-07-2021 News

A new field guide for discovering the volcanism of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park

The Cadi-Moixeró Natural Park has edited the new field guide entitled "El Vulcanisme al Parc Natural del Cadí-Moixeró". Joan Martí, researcher at GEO3BCN-CSIc is one of the authors of the book, along with Llorenç Planagumà, geologist and environmenta... Read more

27-07-2021 News

Seismic study reveals new details of the deep interior of Mars

By studying the signals of a dozen of marsquakes registered by the SEIS broadband seismometer deployed by the NASA's InSight mission, an international team of scientists has been able to determine the inner structure of Mars. The results of this rese... Read more

22-07-2021 News

Maria Gema Llorens appointed new member of the Cryospheric Science section of the CEGG

GEO3BCN-CSIC researcher, María-Gema Llorens, has been recently appointed as a new member of the Cryospheric Sciences section of the Spanish Commission of Geodesy and Geophysics (CEGG), a section that was recently created and which is headed by Franci... Read more

14-07-2021 News

The energy transition through subsoil

It is essential to quit using traditional fossil fuels and start implementing sustainable methods to reduce pollution. To achieve this goal, subsoil provides us with opportunities. Using geothermal energy and underground hydrogen storage are two opti... Read more

09-07-2021 News

Tres proyectos impulsados por GEO3BCN-CSIC reciben financiación de la convocatoria 2020 del Plan Nacional

La Agencia Estatal de Investigación (AEI) ha seleccionado tres proyectos de investigación liderados por personal investigador de Geociencias Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC) para ser financiados con los fondos de la convocatoria 2020 del Plan Nacional que co... Read more

07-07-2021 News

The INNOLOG project innovation transfer experience and its challenges

María José Jurado, researcher at GEO3BCN-CSIC, was one of the invited speakers of the 2-days event "CSIC: get ready for Horizon Europe!" organized by the CSIC Deputy Vice-Presidency for International Relationships between June 29th and 30th. This the... Read more

05-07-2021 News

Nueva campaña de campo en Tenerife para mejorar la comprensión de los riesgos volcánicos pasados y futuros

El investigador de Geociencias Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC) Joan Martí Molist y las investigadoras Olaya Dorado García y Marta López Saavedra realizaron un trabajo de campo en la isla de Tenerife a principios de junio en el que recogieron muestras de dep... Read more

30-06-2021 News

El futuro de los georecursos: ¿Cómo hacer un uso sostenible de su exploración y explotación?

Cada junio la ONU celebra el mes del Medio Ambiente como una llamada de atención para cuidar los ecosistemas, reducir las emisiones contaminantes y hacer un uso responsable de los recursos naturales. En este contexto, la geología ambiental, que aplic... Read more

29-06-2021 News

GEO3BCN researchers contributions to the 10th Spanish Geological Congress

The 10th edition of the Spanish Geological Congress will be held in Vitoria from July 5-7 2021. The congress is fostered by the Spanish Geological Society and organized by the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EH). The meeting should have been he... Read more

21-06-2021 News

Un informe analiza el estado actual del techo de cristal en la subárea de Recursos Naturales

El informe ‘Mujeres Investigadoras 2020’ publicado el año pasado por la comisión de Mujeres y Ciencia (CMyC) del CSIC mostraba que el índice del techo de cristal de la subárea de Recursos Naturales era de 2.28, por encima de la media que era de un 1... Read more

17-06-2021 News

El cambio climático desde una perspectiva geoecológica

‘¿Cómo abordar las dimensiones del cambio climático desde una perspectiva geoecológica?’ Esta fue la pregunta sobre la que se desarrolló el tercer diálogo del ciclo ‘Transferencia del Conocimiento’ y en el cual participó Santiago Giralt, investigador... Read more

10-06-2021 News

800 students discover the volcanoes of Girona

Adelina Geyer, researcher at GEO3BCN-CSIC, and Llorenç Planagumà, consultant of the La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone and the Centre per a la Sostenibilitat Territorial, gave the online talk "What we know about the volcanoes of Girona?" to more than 800 stud... Read more

01-06-2021 News

Shedding light on the factors controlling the dynamics of dome-forming eruptions in Teide-Pico Viejo complex

Pico Cabras dome is placed in the north flank of the Teide volcanic edifice (Tenerife, Canary Islands). It's approximately 600 meters long, 45 meters wide and with its 130 meters height, it is one of the most remarkable phonolitic domes of the Teide-... Read more

25-05-2021 News

GEO3BCN-CSIC se adhiere al manifiesto por una presencia adecuada de la Geología en el nuevo currículo educativo

GEO3BCN-CSIC se ha adherido al manifiesto impulsado por diferentes entidades del ámbito de las Geociencias para pedir que la Geología tenga en todos los niveles del Sistema Educativo del Estado Español una presencia adecuada y equivalente al resto de... Read more

25-05-2021 News

La conservación de la biodiversidad, una mirada desde las geociencias

En nuestro planeta convive una gran diversidad de animales, plantas y otros organismos vivos que son esenciales para el funcionamiento de los ecosistemas marinos y terrestres. Es lo que se conoce como ‘biodiversidad’, cuya conservación tiene impactos... Read more

21-05-2021 News

The portable X-ray fluorescence analysis improves the study of large archaeological sites without excavating

An international archaeological study, led by researchers from the Culture and Socio-Ecological Dynamics (CaSEs) research group at Pompeu Fabra University and with the participation of Jordi Ibáñez-Insa, researcher at GEO3BCN-CSIC, has advanced in th... Read more

13-05-2021 News

The shoshonitic volcanoes of the argentinian Puna: potassium exotism in the Central Volcanic Zone of the Andes

San Jerónimo and Negro de Chorrillos are two shoshonitic monogenetic volcanoes placed in the Pluna plateau, in the Central Volcanic Zone of the Andes, in the north of Argentina. They are younger than previously thought. They erupted 144.00 and 51.000... Read more

13-05-2021 News

Transforming a buried fiber-optic cable into a seismic sensor

A team of researchers of GEO3BCN-CSIC has started a new experiment aimed to use a buried fiber-optic cable as a seismic sensor in Barcelona. The experiment uses the DAS technology (Distributed Acoustic Sensing) which allows to measure the small defor... Read more

06-05-2021 News

Hubs and clusters approach to unlock the development of carbon capture and storage – Case study in Spain

Sun X, Alcalde J, Bakhtbidar M, et al. Hubs and clusters approach to unlock the development of carbon capture and storage – Case study in Spain. Appl Energy. 2021;300:117418. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117418

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Fractionation by compositional magma splitting: An example from Cerro Munro, Argentina.

Rodríguez C, Aragón E, Díaz-Alvarado J, Marti, J, et al. Fractionation by compositional magma splitting: An example from Cerro Munro, Argentina. Lithos. 2021:106396. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2021.106396

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Thickness and structure of the martian crust from InSight seismic data

Knapmeyer-Endrun B, Panning MP, Bissig F, et al. Thickness and structure of the martian crust from InSight seismic data. Science (80- ). 2021;373(6553):438 LP - 443. doi:10.1126/science.abf8966

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Seismic detection of the martian core

Stähler SC, Khan A, Banerdt WB, et al. Seismic detection of the martian core. Science (80- ). 2021;373(6553):443 LP - 448. doi:10.1126/science.abi7730

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Late-Holocene forest resilience in the central Pyrenean highlands as deduced from pollen analysis of Lake Sant Maurici sediments

Rull V, Cañellas-Boltà N, Vegas-Vilarrúbia T. Late-Holocene forest resilience in the central Pyrenean highlands as deduced from pollen analysis of Lake Sant Maurici sediments. The Holocene. July 2021. doi:10.1177/09596836211033207

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Evolution of the Iberian Massif as deduced from its crustal thickness and geometry of a mid-crustal (Conrad) discontinuity

Ayarza, P., Martínez Catalán, J. R., Martínez García, A., Alcalde, J., Andrés, J., Simancas, J. F., Palomeras, I., Martí, D., DeFelipe, I., Juhlin, C., and Carbonell, R.: Evolution of the Iberian Massif as deduced from its crustal thickness and geometry of a mid-crustal (Conrad) discontinuity, Solid Earth, 12, 1515–1547, https://doi.org/10.5194/se-12-1515-2021, 2021.

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Active Deformation Analysis in the Dehdasht Structural Basin Based on Geomorphic Features

Heydarzadeh K, Hajialibeigi H, Gharabeigli G, Verges J. Active Deformation Analysis in the Dehdasht Structural Basin Based on Geomorphic Features. J Sci Islam Repub Iran. 2021;32(1):63-80. doi:10.22059/jsciences.2020.293046.1007465

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Magnetostratigraphy and stable isotope stratigraphy of the middle-Eocene succession of the Ainsa basin (Spain): New age constraints and implications for sediment delivery to the deep waters

Läuchli C, Garcés M, Beamud E, et al. Magnetostratigraphy and stable isotope stratigraphy of the middle-Eocene succession of the Ainsa basin (Spain): New age constraints and implications for sediment delivery to the deep waters. Mar Pet Geol. 2021;132:105182. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105182

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U–Pb dating of carbonate veins constraining timing of beef growth and oil generation within Vaca Muerta Formation and compression history in the Neuquén Basin along the Andean fold and thrust belt

Cruset D, Vergés J, Rodrigues N, et al. U–Pb dating of carbonate veins constraining timing of beef growth and oil generation within Vaca Muerta Formation and compression history in the Neuquén Basin along the Andean fold and thrust belt. Mar Pet Geol. 2021:105204. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105204

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Reflection seismic imaging to unravel subsurface geological structures of the Zinkgruvan mining area, central Sweden

Gil A, Malehmir A, Buske S, Alcalde, J., Carbonell, R.et al. Reflection seismic imaging to unravel subsurface geological structures of the Zinkgruvan mining area, central Sweden. Ore Geol Rev. 2021:104306. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2021.104306

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Long-Lived Phonon Polaritons in Hyperbolic Materials

Guangxin Ni, Alexander S. McLeod, Zhiyuan Sun, Joseph R. Matson, Chiu Fan Bowen Lo, Daniel A. Rhodes, Francesco L. Ruta, Samuel L. Moore, Rocco A. Vitalone, Ramon Cusco, Luis Artús, Lin Xiong, Cory R. Dean, James C. Hone, Andrew J. Millis, Michael M. Fogler, James H. Edgar, Joshua D. Caldwell, and D. N. Basov. Long-Lived Phonon Polaritons in Hyperbolic Materials. Nano Letters 2021 21 (13), 5767-5773 DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c01562

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Fracture distribution in a folded fluvial succession: the Puig-reig anticline (South-eastern Pyrenees)

1. Sun X, Gomez-Rivas E, Alcalde J, Cruset, D. et al. Fracture distribution in a folded fluvial succession: the Puig-reig anticline (South-eastern Pyrenees). Mar Pet Geol. 2021:105169. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105169

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Stability analysis of a typical two-well-horizontal saddle-shaped salt cavern

1. Yuan G, Wan J, Li J, Jurado MJ et al. (2021) Stability analysis of a typical two-well-horizontal saddle-shaped salt cavern. J Energy Storage. 2021;40:102763. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102763

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Tuning the Direct and Indirect Excitonic Transitions of h-BN by Hydrostatic Pressure

Segura A, Cuscó R, Attaccalite C, Taniguchi T, Watanabe K, Artús L. Tuning the Direct and Indirect Excitonic Transitions of h-BN by Hydrostatic Pressure. J Phys Chem C. 2021;125(23):12880-12885. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c02082

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Radon concentration in caves as a proxy for tectonic activity in The Cantabrian Mountains (Spain)

BallesterosD., Llana-FúnezS., Meléndez-AsensioM., Fuente MerinoI., SainzC., QuindósL., & DeFelipeI. (2021). Radon concentration in caves as a proxy for tectonic activity in The Cantabrian Mountains (Spain). Acta Carsologica, 50(1). https://doi.org/10.3986/ac.v50i1.7795

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Comment on “Exceptionally high heat flux needed to sustain the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream”

1. Bons PD, de Riese T, Franke S, Llorens M-G, et al. Comment on “Exceptionally high heat flux needed to sustain the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream” by Smith-Johnsen et al. (2020). Cryosph. 2021;15(5):2251-2254. doi:10.5194/tc-15-2251-2021

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Identifying anthropogenic features at Seoke (Botswana) using pXRF: Expanding the record of southern African Stone Walled Sites

Biagetti S, Alcaina-Mateos J, Ruiz-Giralt A, Ibaáñez Insa, J., et al. Identifying anthropogenic features at Seoke (Botswana) using pXRF: Expanding the record of southern African Stone Walled Sites. PLoS One. 2021;16(5):e0250776. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250776.

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Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio of Ambient Vibration Obtained with Hilbert–Huang Transform

Neukirch, M.; García-Jerez, A.; Villaseñor, A.; Luzón, F.; Ruiz, M.; Molina, L. Horizontal-to-Vertical Spectral Ratio of Ambient Vibration Obtained with Hilbert–Huang Transform. Sensors 2021, 21, 3292. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21093292

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The Mabja dome structure in southern Tibet revealed by deep seismic reflection data and its tectonic implications

Li, H., Gao, R., Li, W., Carbonell, R., Yelisetti, S., Huang, X., et al. (2021). The Mabja dome structure in southern Tibet revealed by deep seismic reflection data and its tectonic implications. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126, e2020JB020265. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JB020265

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Pre-eruptive conditions at satellite vent eruptions at Teide-Pico Viejo complex (Tenerife, Canary Islands)

Dorado O, Andújar J, Martí J, Geyer A. Pre-eruptive conditions at satellite vent eruptions at Teide-Pico Viejo complex (Tenerife, Canary Islands). Lithos. 2021;396-397:106193. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2021.106193

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