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Alonso Martinez, Belén

Direct Ph.: 93 230 95 34
Ext.: 1162
Office: B-49
• 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:
B. Alonso, G. Ercilla, D. Casas, D.A.V. Stow, F.J. Rodríguez-Tovar, J. Dorador, F.J. Hernández-Molina. Contourite vs gravity-flow deposits of the Pleistocene Faro Drift (Gulf of Cadiz): Sedimentological and mineralogical approaches. 2016. Marine Geology.
M. García, F.J. Hernández-Molina, B. Alonso, J.T. Vázquez, G. Ercilla, E. Llave, D. Casas. Erosive sub-circular depressions on the Guadalquivir Bank (Gulf of Cadiz): Interaction between bottom current, mass-wasting and tectonic processes. 2016. Marine Geology.
C. Juan, 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. Seismic evidence of current-controlled sedimentation in the Alboran Sea during the Pliocene and Quaternary: Palaeoceanographic implications. 2016. Marine Geology.
B. Ausín, I. Hernández-Almeida, J.-A. Flores, F.-J. Sierro, M. Grosjean, G. Francés, B. Alonso. Development of coccolithophore-based transfer functions in the western Mediterranean sea: a sea surface salinity reconstruction for the last 15.5 kyr. 2015. Climate of the Past.
G. Ercilla, 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. Significance of bottom currents in deep-sea morphodynamics: An example from the Alboran Sea. 2015. Marine Geology.
M. García, G. Ercilla, B. Alonso, F. Estrada, G. Jané, A. Mena, T. Alvés, C. Juan. Deep-water turbidite systems: a review of their elements, sedimentary processes and depositional models. Their characteristics on the Iberian margins. 2015. Boletín Geológico y Minero.
J. Macías, J.T. Vázquez, L.M. Fernández-Salas, J.M. González-Vida, P. Bárcenas, M.J. Castro, V. Díaz-del-Río, B. Alonso. The Al-Borani submarine landslide and associated tsunami. A modelling approach. 2015. Marine Geology.
J.T. Vázquez, B. Alonso, M.C. Fernández-Puga, M. Gómez-Ballesteros, J. Iglesias, D. Palomino, C. Roque, G. Ercilla,V. Díaz-del-Río. Seamounts along the Iberian Continental Margins. 2015. Boletín Geológico y Minero.
D. Casas, G. Ercilla, M. Yenes, F. Estrada, B. Alonso, M. García, L. Somoza. The Baraza Slide: model and dynamics. 2011. Marine Geophysical Researches.
M. García, A. Maillard, D. Aslanian, M. Rabineau, B. Alonso, C. Gorini, F. Estrada. The Catalan margin during the Messinian Salinity Crisis: Physiography, morphology and sedimentary record. 2011. Marine Geology.
M. García, G.Ercilla, B. Alonso, D. Casas, J.A. Dowdeswell. Sediment lithofacies, processes and sedimentary models in the Central Bransfield Basin, Antarctic Peninsula, since the Last Glacial Maximum. 2011. Marine Geology.
D. Palomino, J.-T. Vázquez, G. Ercilla, B. Alonso, N. López-González, V. Díaz-del-Río. Interaction between seabed morphology and water masses around the seamounts on the Motril Marginal Plateau (Alboran Sea, Western Mediterranean). 2011. Geo-Marine Letters.