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Alonso Martinez, Belén

Direct Ph.: 93 230 95 34
Ext.: 1162
Office: B-49
Research lines:
• Ph.D (1986). Barcelona University
• Specialism: Marine Sedimentology
• Research topics: Deep-water sedimentary processes and deposits and stratigraphic record of the sedimentary systems with special interest in turbidite systems, contourite depositional systems, and sedimentary instabilities.
• Experience: 30 years experience in marine geology of the continental margins and basins (sediment analysis and high resolution stratigraphy). Leader of 29 projects (Plan Nacional I+D-I EU and private companies). Leader of 7 scientific cruises and participant in 35 others cruises.
Selected and/or Characteristic Publications:
Alonso B., G. Ercilla, D. Casas, D.A.V. Stow, F.J. Rodríguez-Tovar, J. Dorador, F.J. Hernández-Molina, 2016: Contourite vs gravity-flow deposits of the Pleistocene Faro Drift (Gulf of Cadiz): Sedimentological and mineralogical approaches. Marine Geology.
García M., F.J. Hernández-Molina, B. Alonso, J.T. Vázquez, G. Ercilla, E. Llave, D. Casas, 2016: Erosive sub-circular depressions on the Guadalquivir Bank (Gulf of Cadiz): Interaction between bottom current, mass-wasting and tectonic processes. Marine Geology.
Juan C., G. Ercilla, F.J. Hernández-Molina, F. Estrada, B. Alonso, D. Casas, M. García, M. Farran, E. Llave, D. Palomino, J.-T. Vázquez, T. Medialdea, C. Gorini, E. D'Acremont, B. El Moumni, A. Ammar, 2016: Seismic evidence of current-controlled sedimentation in the Alboran Sea during the Pliocene and Quaternary: Palaeoceanographic implications. Marine Geology.
Ausín B., I. Hernández-Almeida, J.-A. Flores, F.-J. Sierro, M. Grosjean, G. Francés, B. Alonso, 2015: Development of coccolithophore-based transfer functions in the western Mediterranean sea: a sea surface salinity reconstruction for the last 15.5 kyr. Climate of the Past.
Ercilla G., C. Juan, F.J. Hernández-Molina, M. Bruno, F. Estrada, B. Alonso, D. Casas, M. Farran, E. Llave, M. García, J.T. Vázquez, E. D'Acremont, C. Gorini, D. Palomino, J. Valencia, B. El Moumni, A. Ammar, 2015: Significance of bottom currents in deep-sea morphodynamics: An example from the Alboran Sea. Marine Geology.
García M., G. Ercilla, B. Alonso, F. Estrada, G. Jané, A. Mena, T. Alvés, C. Juan, 2015: Deep-water turbidite systems: a review of their elements, sedimentary processes and depositional models. Their characteristics on the Iberian margins. Boletín Geológico y Minero.
Macías J., J.T. Vázquez, L.M. Fernández-Salas, J.M. González-Vida, P. Bárcenas, M.J. Castro, V. Díaz-del-Río, B. Alonso, 2015: The Al-Borani submarine landslide and associated tsunami. A modelling approach. Marine Geology.
Palomino D., B. Alonso, C. Lo Iacono, D. Casas, E. d\'Acremont, G. Ercilla, C. Gorini, J.-T. Vázquez, 2015: Seamounts and Seamount-like Structures of the Alborán Sea. .
Vázquez J.T., B. Alonso, M.C. Fernández-Puga, M. Gómez-Ballesteros, J. Iglesias, D. Palomino, C. Roque, G. Ercilla, V. Díaz-del-Río, 2015: Seamounts along the Iberian Continental Margins. Boletín Geológico y Minero.
Alonso B., G. Ercilla, M. Garcia, J.T. Vázquez, C. Juan, D. Casas, F. Estrada, E. D´Acremont, Ch. Gorini, B. El Moumni, M. Farran, 2014: Quaternary Mass-Transport Deposits on the North-Eastern Alboran Seamounts (SW Mediterranean Sea). .
Casas D., G. Ercilla, M. Yenes, F. Estrada, B. Alonso, M. García, L. Somoza, 2011: The Baraza Slide: model and dynamics. Marine Geophysical Researches.
García M., A. Maillard, D. Aslanian, M. Rabineau, B. Alonso, C. Gorini, F. Estrada, 2011: The Catalan margin during the Messinian Salinity Crisis: Physiography, morphology and sedimentary record. Marine Geology.
García M., G.Ercilla, B. Alonso, D. Casas, J.A. Dowdeswell, 2011: Sediment lithofacies, processes and sedimentary models in the Central Bransfield Basin, Antarctic Peninsula, since the Last Glacial Maximum. Marine Geology.
Palomino D., J.-T. Vázquez, G. Ercilla, B. Alonso, N. López-González, V. Díaz-del-Río, 2011: Interaction between seabed morphology and water masses around the seamounts on the Motril Marginal Plateau (Alboran Sea, Western Mediterranean). Geo-Marine Letters.