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GEO3BCN-CSIC researchers participate in GeoMod conference 2021

Several researchers from Geosciences Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC) participate in the GeoMod 2021 international conference. From 19th to 23rd of September, Landgoed Zonheuvel (Netherlands) holds this meeting which is dedicated to the latest results of ana... Read more

20-09-2021 News

GEO3BCN se suma a la Noche Europea de los Investigadores 2021

Geociencias Barcelona (GEO3BCN-CSIC) es una de las numerosas instituciones de investigación que participan en la edición de este año de la ‘Noche Europea de los Investigadores’ que se celebrará el próximo viernes 24 de septiembre y cuyo lema este año... Read more

16-09-2021 News

Study unveils new details of the eruption of the El Camp dels Ninots volcano occurred 3.5 million years ago

The ancient volcano El Camp dels Ninots located in the town of Caldes de Malavella hosts one of the most relevant paleontological sites of Pliocene age in Europe. The site is part of the lake sediments developed within the crater of the volcano. The ... Read more

15-09-2021 News

Massive ancient Canadian lake emptied quickly enough to set off an ice age, study suggests

A flood of epic proportions drained at a rate of more than 800 Olympic swimming pools per second from a glacial lake that spanned the Canadian Prairie provinces more than 12,000 years ago, according to a new University of Alberta-led study. In this w... Read more

24-08-2021 News

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Carbon capture and subsurface storage could cut 21% of the Spanish annual CO2 emissions

A new multidisciplinary study lead by researchers from the CSIC and the University of Barcelona proposes to relaunch the development of the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology in Spain by applying the hubs & clusters strategy. A hub is co... 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

Modelling and simulation of a lava flow affecting a shore platform: a case study of Montaña de Aguarijo eruption, El Hierro (Canary Islands, Spain)

Prieto-Torrell C, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Aulinas M, et al. Modelling and simulation of a lava flow affecting a shore platform: a case study of Montaña de Aguarijo eruption, El Hierro (Canary Islands, Spain). J Maps. 2021;17(2):502-511. doi:10.1080/17445647.2021.1972853.

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Structural styles of the Tellian fold-and-thrust belt of Tunisia based on structural transects: Insights on the subsurface oil and gas pre-salt plays

Khelil, M., Khomsi, S., Roure, F. et al. Structural styles of the Tellian fold-and-thrust belt of Tunisia based on structural transects: Insights on the subsurface oil and gas pre-salt plays. Arab J Geosci 14, 1985 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-021-08308-4

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Flexural-isostatic reconstruction of the Western Mediterranean during the Messinian Salinity Crisis: implications for water level and basin connectivity

Heida, H., Raad, F., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Jiménez-Munt, I., Maillard, A. and Lofi, J. (2021), Flexural-isostatic reconstruction of the Western Mediterranean during the Messinian Salinity Crisis: implications for water level and basin connectivity. Basin Research. https://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12610

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A criteria-driven approach to the CO2 storage site selection of East Mey for the acorn project in the North Sea

Alcalde J, Heinemann N, James A, et al. A criteria-driven approach to the CO2 storage site selection of East Mey for the acorn project in the North Sea. Mar Pet Geol. 2021:105309. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2021.105309

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Machine Learning for Mineral Identification and Ore Estimation from Hyperspectral Imagery in Tin–Tungsten Deposits: Simulation under Indoor Conditions

Lobo, A.; Garcia, E.; Barroso, G.; Martí, D.; Fernandez-Turiel, J.-L.; Ibáñez-Insa, J. Machine Learning for Mineral Identification and Ore Estimation from Hyperspectral Imagery in Tin–Tungsten Deposits: Simulation under Indoor Conditions. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3258. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13163258

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Multiple fluid flow events from salt-related rifting to basin inversion (Upper Pedraforca thrust sheet, SE Pyrenees)

Cruset, D., Vergés, J., Benedicto, A., Gomez-Rivas, E., Cantarero, I., John, C.M. and Travé, A. (2021), Multiple fluid flow events from salt-related rifting to basin inversion (Upper Pedraforca thrust sheet, SE Pyrenees). Basin Res. https://doi.org/10.1111/bre.12596

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Plio-Pleistocene paleoenvironmental evolution of the intermontane Humahuaca Basin, southern Central Andes

Galli CI, Alonso RN, Amorós EB, et al. Plio-Pleistocene paleoenvironmental evolution of the intermontane Humahuaca Basin, southern Central Andes. J South Am Earth Sci. 2021:103502. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2021.103502

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Urban seismic monitoring in Brasília, Brazil

Maciel STR, Rocha MP, Schimmel M. Urban seismic monitoring in Brasília, Brazil. PLoS One. 2021;16(8):e0253610. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253610.

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Eruptive evolution and 3D geological modeling of Camp dels Ninots maar-diatreme (Catalonia) through continuous intra-crater drill coring

Bolós X, Oms O, Rodríguez-Salgado P, Martí J, Gómez de Soler B, Campeny G. Eruptive evolution and 3D geological modeling of Camp dels Ninots maar-diatreme (Catalonia) through continuous intra-crater drill coring. J Volcanol Geotherm Res. 2021;419:107369. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2021.107369

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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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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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Catastrophic drainage from the northwestern outlet of glacial Lake Agassiz during the Younger Dryas

Norris, S. L., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Jansen, J. D., Carling, P. A., Margold, M., Woywitka, R. J., & Froese, D. G. (2021). Catastrophic drainage from the northwestern outlet of glacial Lake Agassiz during the Younger Dryas. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL093919. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL093919

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Sizing the carbon sink associated with Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows using very high-resolution seismic reflection imaging

Monnier B, Pergent G, Mateo MÁ, Carbonell R, Clabaut P, Pergent-Martini C. Sizing the carbon sink associated with Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows using very high-resolution seismic reflection imaging. Mar Environ Res. 2021;170:105415. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2021.105415

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Pereira, M. F., A. Castro, M. Chichorro, C. Fernández, J. Díaz-Alvarado, J. Martí, and C. Rodríguez (2014), Chronological link between deep-seated processes in magma chambers and eruptions: Permo-Carboniferous magmatism in the core of Pangaea (Southern Pyrenees), Gondwana Research, 25(1), 290-308, doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2013.03.009.

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