Sáez Ruiz, Alberto

Alberto Sáez

Dr. Alberto Sáez Ruiz

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Research interests:

1.- Stratigraphic analysis of alluvial and lacustrine systems. Characterization of coal andoil reservoirs. Areas: Cuenca del Ebro Basin Galician Tertiary and Quaternary basins of northern Chile, Carboniferous of the Catalonian Ranges

2.- Geolimnology of lakes, peatbogs and travertines and paleoclimate of the Quaternary. Main areas: Central Andes, South Pacific (Easter Island)

Tesis dirigides:

1. Climate changes in the last 30,000 years in subtropical latitudes of the southeastern Pacific: Palynological study of lake succession Raraku (Easter Island). PhD: Núria Cañellas-Bolt. Ongoing.

2. LThe Quaternary travertine and thermal springs of the Salar del Rincón (Argentine Altiplano). PhD student: Roger O. Gibert. Ongoing.

3. Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the lignite basin of oligo-Miocene As Pontes (A Coruña): geological control on coal quality. PhD student: Angel Huerta (1998)

 

Latest publications and/or most relevant publications

Rull, V.; Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Sáez, A.; Giralt, S.; Pla, S., Margalef, O. (2010). Paleoecology of Easter Island: evidence and uncertainties. Earth-Science Reviews, acepted.

Hernández, A.; Giralt, S.; Bao, R.; Sáez, A.: Leng, M.J.; Barker, P. (2010). ENSO and solar activity signals from oxygen isotopes in diatom silica during Lateglacial-Holocene transition in Central Andes (18ºS). Journal of Paleolimnology, doi: 10.1007/s10933-010-9412-x

Gibert, R.O.; Taberner, C.; Sáez, A.; Giralt, S.; Alonso, R.N.; Edwards, R.L.; Pueyo, J.J. (2009). Igneous origin of CO2 in ancient and recent hot-spring waters and travertines from the Northern Argeninian Andes. Journal of Sedimentary Research 79, 554-567.

Sáez, A.; Valero-Garcés, B.L.; Giralt, S.; Moreno, A.; Bao, R.; Pueyo, J.J.; Hernández, A.; Casas, D. (2009). Glacial to Holocene climate changes in the SE Pacific. The Raraku Lake sedimentary record (Easter Island, 27ºS). Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2743-2759.

Giralt, S.; Moreno, A.; Bao, R.; Sáez, A.; Prego, R.; Valero-Garcés, B.L.; Pueyo, J.J.; González-Samperiz, P.; Taberner, C. (2008). A statistical approach to disentangle environmental forcings in a lacustrine record: the Lago Chungará case (Chilean Altiplano). Journal of Paleolimnology 40, 195-215.

Sáez, A.; Anadón, P.; Herrero, M.J.; Moscariello, A. (2007). Variable style of transition between Palaeogene fluvial fan and lacustrine systems, Southern Pyrenean Foreland, NE Spain. Sedimentology, 54, 367-390.

Sáez, A.; Valero-Garcés, B.L.; Moreno, A.; Bao, R.; Pueyo, J.J.; González-Sampériz, P.; Giralt, S.; Taberner, C.; Herrera, C.; Gibert, R.O. (2007). Lacustrine sedimentation in active volcanic settings: the Late Quaternary depositional evolution of Lake Chungará (northern Chile). Sedimentology 54, 1187-1218.

Sáez, A.; Inglès, M.; Cabrera, L.; de las Heras, A. (2003). Tectonic-palaeoenvironmental forcing of clay-mineral assemblages in nonmarine settings: the Oligocene-Miocene As Pontes Basin (Spain). Sedimentary Geology 159, 305-324.

Sáez, A.; Cabrera, L. (2002). Sedimentological and palaeohydrological responses to tectonics and climate in a small, closed, lacustrine system: Oligocene As Pontes Basin (Spain). Sedimentology 49, 1073-1094.

Sáez, A.; Cabrera, L.; Jensen, A.; Chong, G. (1999). Late Neogene lacustrine record and paleogeography in the Quillagua-Llamara basin, Central Andean fore-arc (Northern Chile). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 151, 5-37.

Cabrera, L.; Sáez, A. (1987). Coal deposition in carbonate rich shallow lacustrine systems: The Calaf and Mequinenza sequences (Oligocene, eastern Ebro Basin, NE Spain). Journal of the Geological Society 144, 451-461.

 

Current research projects

2009 - 2013. Grup de Geodinàmica i Anàlisi de Conques. (Projectes de recerca per potenciar els Grups de Recerca Consolidats). Generalitat de Catalunya. 2009SGR1198. IP: Josep A. Muñoz (46 Investigadores). 42.200,00 €.

2009 - 2010. Reconstrucción paleoclimática desde el Ultimo Máximo Glaciar basada en indicadores geoquímicos y biológicos del lago Aroi (Isla de Pascua, Océano Pacífico, 27ºS. CLIMAROI. Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia . CGL2008-04182-E/BTE. IP: Alberto Sáez. 15.000,00 €.

2007 - 2010. Reconstrucción paleoclimática de alta resolución desde el Último Máximo Glaciar basada en indicadores geoquímicos y biológicos de lagos andinos y del océano Pacífico. High-resolution paleoclimatic reconstruction from the Last Glacial Maximum in Andean and South Pacific lakes based on geochemical and biological proxies (GEOBILA). Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación CGL2007-60932/BTE. IP: Alberto Sáez 140.000,00 €.

2007 - 2010. Multidisciplinary Research Consortium on GRadual and Abrupt ClimateChanges, and their Impacts on the Environment (GRACCIE). (Programa Consolider-Ingenio 2010). Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. CSD00C-07-22422. IP: Joan Grimalt (130 Investigadores). 5.413.000,00 €.


Teaching activities


  • Professor responsable de l'assignatura: Estratigrafia i Paleontologia (troncal, 9 crèditos), Enginyeria Geològica (2n curs). Des de 2000.
  • Professor de pràctiques i coordinador de l'assignatura: Recursos Energètics (troncal, 9 crèdits). Geologia (3r curs). Des de 1999


 

 
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Dr. Jaime Frigola has been awarded for an article at the Boletín Geológico y Minero

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