Dr. Laura Becerril

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e-mail: lbecerril@ictja.csic.es

POSITION

Postdoctoral Researcher

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Laura Becerril has developed her PhD studies in the field of volcanic hazards associated with volcanic monogenetic eruptions in the Canary Islands, and especially on the island of El Hierro. Her research areas include: volcano-structural studies, analysis of volcanic hazards and physical volcanology.

CV

Laura Becerril Carretero, was born in Zaragoza (Spain) on 27 May 1982.

EDUCATION

2014 – PhD in Geology (University of Zaragoza)

2012 – Postgraduate Degree in Volcanology (University of Girona)

2009 – M.Sc in Oceanography (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

2007 – Bs.C in Geology (University of Zaragoza)

POSITIONS

Currently Post-doctoral researcher (CSIC)

Start/End Date: 2013 –2014. Position: Hire in contract by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).

Start/End Date: 2012 –2013. Position: Geologist Self-employed. Institution: Consejo Insular de Aguas de El Hierro.

Start/End Date: 2008-2012. Position: Research Personnel in Training. Institution: Spanish Geological Survey

Start/End Date: 2007. Position: Geologist (laboratory and field activities). Institution: Consultores Técnicos Asociados company (CTA)

PUBLICATIONS

Papers, Chapter books, Books.

  1. Becerril, L., Galindo, I., Martí, J., Gudmundsson, A. (under review). Three-Armed Rifts or Masked Radial Pattern of Eruptive Fissures? The Intriguing Case of El Hierro Volcano (Canary Islands). Tectonophysics.
  2. Becerril, L., Ubide, U., Sudo, M., Martí, J., Galindo, I., Galé, C., Morales, J.M., Yepes, J., Lago, M. (under review) Geochronological constraints on the evolution of El Hierro (Canary Islands). Journal of African Earth Sciences.
  3. Klimeš, J., Yepes, J., Becerril, L., Kusák, M., Galindo, I., Blahut, J. (under review). Development and recent activity of the San Andres megalandslide on El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain. Geomorphology.
  4. Bolòs, X., Martí, J., Becerril, L., Planagumá, Ll., Bardé-Carbusson, S. (2015). Volcano-structural analysis of La Garrotxa Volcanic Field (NE Iberia): implications for the plumbing system. Tectonophysics. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.12.013
  5. Becerril, L.(2014). Volcano-Structural Study and Long-Term Volcanic Hazard Assessment on El Hierro Island (Canary Islands). PhD Thesis. document. University of Zaragoza. ISBN: (solicitado).
  6. Bartolini, S., Becerril, L., Martí, J. (2014). VERDI: a new Volcanic managEment Risk Database desIgn. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 288, 32-143. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.10.009.
  7. Pedrazzi, D., Becerril, L., Martí, J., Meletlidis, S., Galindo, I. (2014). Explosive felsic volcanism on El Hierro (Canary Islands). Bulletin of Volcanology, 66: 863. doi:10.1007/s00445-014-0863-1.
  8. Becerril, L., Bartolini, S., Sobradelo, R., Martí, J., Morales, J.M., Galindo, I. (2014). Long-term volcanic hazard assessment on El Hierro (Canary Islands). Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14, 1853–1870, 2014; doi:10.5194/nhess-14-1853-2014.
  9. Galindo, I., Becerril, L., Romero. M.C. (2013). Influence of previous structures in shallow feeder dyke-eruptive fissures propagation. In: Rock Fractures in Geological Processes.  ISBN: 978-3-86395-141-2.
  10. Galindo, I., Romero, M.C., Sánchez, N., Dóniz, J., Yepes, J., Morales, J.M. & Becerril, L.(2013). Morphology and distribution of volcanic bombs in Caldera Quemada de Arriba (Lanzarote, Canary Islands): implications for volcanic hazard analysis. En: Environmental security, geological hazards and management. Proceedings from the 1st International Workshop, San Cristobal de La Laguna, Tenerife (Canary Islands), Spain; J.C. Santamarta and L.E. Hernández (edts). ISBN 978-84-616-2005-0.
  11. Becerril, L., Galindo, I., Gudmundsson, A., Morales, J.M (2013). Depth of origin of magma in eruptions. Scientific Reports, 3:2762, doi: 10.1038/srep02762.
  12. Becerril, L., Cappello, A., Galindo, I., Neri, M., and Del Negro, C. (2013). Spatial probability distribution of future volcanic eruptions at El Hierro Island (Canary Islands, Spain). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 257, 21–30, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.03.005.
  13. Díez Herrero, A.; Génova Fúster, M.; Mayer Suárez, P.; Ballesteros Cánovas, J.A.; Becerril Carretero, L.; Rubiales Jiménez, J.M.; Gutiérrez Pérez, I.; Hernández Ruiz, M.; Saz Sánchez, M.A.; Bodoque Del Pozo, J.M.; Ruiz Villanueva, V. (2013). Estudio de la frecuencia y magnitud de avenidas torrenciales en el P.N. de la Caldera de Taburiente (La Palma) mediante técnicas dendrogeomorfológicas. En: Santamarta Cerezal, J.C. (ed.), Avances en la investigación de los recursos hídricos en islas y terrenos volcánicos. Reunión científica nacional sobre el estudio de los recursos hídricos en islas volcánicas. Universidad de La Laguna. Nov 2012.Tenerife. pp. 199-209. Colegio de Ingenieros de Montes, 272 pp. D.L.; TF 205-2013; ISBN: 978 -84-616-3860-4.
  14. Díez Herrero, A.; Génova Fúster, M.;  Mayer Suárez, P.; Ballesteros Cánovas, J.A.; Becerril Carretero, L.; Rubiales Jiménez, J.M.; Hernández Ruiz, M.; Saz Sánchez, M.A.; Bodoque Del Pozo, J.M.; Ruiz Villanueva, V. (2012). Investigaciones dendrogeomorfológicas aplicadas al estudio de la peligrosidad por avenidas e inundaciones en el parque nacional de la Caldera de Taburiente (La Palma, Islas Canarias). En: A. González Díez (Coord.), Avances de la Geomorfología de España, pp. 159-162. Actas de la XII Reunión Nacional de Geomorfología, Santander, 17-20 septiembre de 2012. PUbliCan Ediciones, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, 690 pp. ISBN 978-84-86116-54-5; DL SA 446-2012
  15. Becerril, L. (2009). Volcanic hazard approach and their effects on coastal areas in Canary Islands. Master Thesis book. ISBN: 978-84-694-0895-7.