Projects

Competitive projects 2017-2022 [updated: 04/2020]

Project title: “Treballs de camp: presa de dades, recollida de mostres i la realització d’assaigs de laboratori per a la determinació de propietats petrofísiques per a l’avaluació del potencial geotèrmic de reservoris profunds en formacions carbonàtiques”.
Funding agency: Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya
Reference: FBG 310129
Amount: 41.330 €
Start date: 07/01/2019
End date: 21/06/2019
Principal Investigator: Enrique Gómez Rivas i Anna Travé Herrero

Project title: “COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators: Salt and microplastics”.
Funding agency: National Geographic Society
Reference: NGD-88602-21
Amount: 3.865,01 €
Start date: 16/04/2021
End date: 15/04/2022
Principal Investigator: Irene Cantarero Abad

Project title: “The flowering plant success – INfluence of BEetles (INBE)”.
Funding agency: Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Reference: 2020 BP 00015
Amount: 144.300 €
Start date: 09/12/2021
End date: 08/12/2024
Principal Investigator: David Peris

Project title: “Paleobiological implications of beetles in the early stages of modern terrestrial ecosystems”.
Funding agency: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Reference: N/A Amount: 78.000 € Start date: 01/11/2018
End date: 31/01/2021
Principal Investigator: David Peris

Project title: “The Limits of the fossil record: Analytical and experimental approaches to fossilization”.
Funding agency: DFG, German Research Foundation Reference: DFG – FOR 2685; Project number 348043586 Amount: 2.097.119 €
Start date: 01/01/2018
End date: 31/12/2020
Principal Investigator: Martin Sanders

Project title: “Evento Cretácico de Resina: Un bioevento global de producción en masa de resina en los albores de los ecosistemas terrestres modernos”.
Funding agency: MCOC – Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad
Reference: CGL2017-84419-C2-1-P
Amount: 127.050 €
Start date: 01/01/2018
End date: 30/09/2022
Principal Investigator: Xavier Delclòs Martínez

Project title: ” Xarxes paleoecològiques dels jaciments amb dinosaures del Cretaci català”. Funding agency: DECU – Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya Reference: CLT009/18/00067
Amount: 20.054,20 €
Start date: 01/07/2018
End date: 31/08/2021
Principal Investigator: Àngel Galobart Lorente

Project title: “Fossil charophytes (microfossils) from Lebanon. A valuable tool for non- marine biostratigraphy, paleoecology and paleobiogeography”.
Funding agency: American University of Beirut
Reference: URB-AUB 23936 Amount: ~ 13.800 € ($15.000) Start date: 01/09/2017
End date: 31/08/2018
Principal Investigator: Josep Sanjuan Girbau

Project title: ” Petrophysical, Mechanical and Sedimentological Characterization of Jurassic Rocks, Northern Lebanon”.
Funding agency: American University of Beirut
Reference: URB-AUB 23940 Amount: ~ 13.800 € ($15.000) Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/08/2020
Principal Investigator: Josep Sanjuan Girbau i Mohamed Salah

Project title: “Iberia en el Cretácico y Paleógeno: paleoisla y puente biogeogràfico. Casos de estudio en macroforaminíferos y carofitas”.
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades, Agencia Española de Investigación
Reference: PID2020-113912GB-I00, MCIN/AEI/10.13039/591100011033
Amount: 85.000 €
Start date: 01/09/2021
End date: 31/08/2025
Principal Investigator: Carles Martín Closas i Telm Bover Arnal

Project title: “Understanding the interplay between dynamic fluid flow and structural diagenesis during the evolution of fold and thrust belts, using the Southern Pyrenees as a natural laboratory”.
Funding agency: Agència de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR)
Reference: 2016BP_00208
Amount: 92.000 €
Start date: 01/01/2018
End date: 31/12/2019
Principal Investigator: Enrique Gómez Rivas

Project title: “Listening through rock salt: Quantifying petrofabrics and seismic velocity anisotropy of evaporites to improve seismic imaging”.
Funding agency: Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance Reference: Aberdeen-Curtin-salt-2016 Amount: ~ 50.590 €
Start date: 01/12/2017
End date: 30/11/2020
Principal Investigator: Nick Timms i Dave Healy

Project title: “Determining the main controls on fault-associated dolomitisation and their influence on reservoir quality distribution”.
Funding agency: National Environment Research Council (NERC)
Reference: NE/M00578X/1
Amount: ~ 110.701 €
Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 30/09/2021
Principal Investigator: Enrique Gómez Rivas

Project title: “Understanding the interplay between deformation, dynamic fluid flow and rock alteration in the Earth’s crust”.
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
Reference: RYC-2018-026335
Amount: 208.600 €
Start date: 01/01/2020
End date: 31/12/2024
Principal Investigator: Enrique Gómez Rivas

Project title: “Nuevos registros evaporíticos del Mediterráneo oriental y occidental: contribución a la evolución del último gigante salino y oportunidades para la transición energética”.
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
Reference: PID2020-118999GB-I00
Amount: 229.900 €
Start date: 01/09/2021
End date: 31/08/2025
Principal Investigator: Luis Gibert Beotas i Enrique Gómez Rivas

Project title: ” Circulación de fluidos durante la volución de cuencas invertidas y cinturones orogénicos: aplicación en el almacenamiento de CO2″.
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
Reference: PGC2018-093903-B-C22
Amount: 127.050 €
Start date: 01/01/2019
End date: 31/12/2021
Principal Investigator: Anna Travé Herrero i Juan Diego Martín Martín

Project title: “Risk prediction and safe design in anhydrite rocks”.
Funding agency: Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades
Reference: RTI2018-094226-J-100
Amount: 191.180 €
Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 31/08/2022
Principal Investigator: Anna Ramon Tarragona

Project title: “Disentangling the Drivers of Human Evolution: Climate, Tectonics, and Habitat”.
Funding agency: W.M. Keck Foundation (EEUU)
Reference: RES237184
Amount: ~ 1.103.177 € ($1.200.000)
Start date: 01/08/2021
End date: 31/07/2024
Principal Investigator: Beverly Saylor

Project title: “GEOBIOCARBON: GEOBIOlogical mechanisms controlling the formation of CARBONate minerals at low temperatures”.
Funding agency: Dutch Research Council (NWO)
Reference: OCENW.KLEIN.037
Amount: 350.000 €
Start date: 01/01/2020
End date: 31/12/2023
Principal Investigator: Mónica Sánchez Roman

Project title: “Microbial Mats in Playa Lakes and Other Saline Habitats as Early Mars Analogues”.
Funding agency: Dutch Research Council (NWO)
Reference: – Amount: 20.000 € Start date: 01/01/2018
End date: 31/12/2020
Principal Investigator: Mónica Sánchez Roman

Project title: “Collaborative Geological Field Review of Paleoanthropological Sites in the Lower Awash Valley, Ethiopia”.
Funding agency: NSFN – National Science Foundation
Reference: – Amount: 44.000 € Start date: 01/01/2018
End date: 31/12/2019
Principal Investigator: Christofer Campisano