CV Antonio García Casco

Full Details and Address

Antonio Garcia-Casco
 (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/personal/)
Professor of Petrology and Geochemistry, Dept. of Mineralogy and Petrology, Univ Granada
 (http://www.ugr.es/~minpet/)
Coordinator, Ph. D. Program in "Earth Sciences", Univ Granada
 (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/gaia/)
Researcher, Research Group "Petrogenesis and modeling of lithospheric processes" (RNM302), Junta de Andalucía
 (http://www.ugr.es/~rnm302/rnm302/)
Research Associate, Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences, CSIC-Univ Granada
 (http://www.iact.csic.es/)
Research Associate, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, NY
 (http://research.amnh.org/eps/)
Leader, IGCP 546 project "Subduction Zones of the Caribbean"
 (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/)

Address: Faculty of Sciences, Avda. Fuentenueva sn, 18002 Granada, Spain
 Tel: + 34 958 246613, Fax: + 34 958 243368
 E-mail: agcasco@ugr.es


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Born December 13, 1962 (Quintana de la Serena, Badajoz, Spain, a hot-nice-place with a lot of granite quarries!).

I like the stones (The Rolling Stones, of course! ).

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Scopus Author ID: 6602948015

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 DEGREES AND POSITIONS

Degrees

15/June/1993, PhD Geology. "Metamorphic Evolution of the Torrox Gneiss Complex and Adjoining Series (Central Alujárrides)". Two volumes. Vol 1, 456 pg. Vol II: Annexes. Advisor: Rafael Torres Roldán. (awarded with the "Doctorate Extraordinary Prize 1991/93" University of Granada). Full text ().

1986, MSc Geology. "Petrología, geoquímica y mineralizaciones de W asociadas del Plutón de Santa Eufemia (Batolito de Los Pedroches, Córdoba)" Tesis de Licenciatura. University of Granada. 2 Volumes. 343 pg. Advisors: Emilio Pascual Martínez and Purificación Fenoll Hach-Alí.

1985 Graduate, Geology. University of Granada.

Positions and CNEAI, UGR and JA awarded research and teaching "steps"

Since November 27, 2010, Full Professor of Petrology and Geochemistry. Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada.

Since March 31, 2008, Research Associate, Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences (CSIC-University of Granada).

July 2010 - June 2013, Research Associate, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, NY

Awarded research, teaching and management "steps"

Research "steps" (CNEAI): 3
Teaching "steps" (UGR): 5
Research, teaching and academic management "steps" (Andalusian Government): 5

Former positions

16/03/1995-26/10/2010, Senior Lecturer (Profesor Titular de Universidad), University of Granada

01/10/1993-15/03/1995, Interim Senior Lecturer (Profesor Titular de Universidad Interino), University of Granada

01/10/1989-30/9/1993, Interim Lecturer (Profesor Titular de Escuela Universitaria Interino), University of Granada

07/1987-09/1989, Granted PhD Student (F.P.I grant), CSIC-University of Granada

10/10/1985-30/6/1987, Assistant (Profesor Ayudante), University of Seville (Geology Section, La Rábida, Huelva)

Relevant academic positions

2013-present. Member of the Head Committee of the Doctoral School in Science, Technology and Engineering, University of Granada

2009-present. Member of the Advisory Council of Posgraduate School, University of Granada.

2005-2009. Commissioner of the Doctoral Commission (in charge of Geology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences), University of Granada.

1995-1999. Member of the Doctoral Commission Assembly, University of Granada.

Coordinator of Doctoral Programs and Official Masters

2010-present. PhD Program in "Earth Sciences". University of Granada (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/gaia/). Awarded with the "Towards Excellence Grant" of the Spanish Ministry of Education.

2007-2010. Master "Geology·". University of Granada.

1999-2010. PhD Program in “Earth Sciences”. University of Granada-CSIC-IGME. Since 2006, awarded with the "Quality Grant" of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science.

1997-1999. PhD Program “Basis and Applications of the methods and techniques in Mineralogy and Petrology”. University of Granada.

1995-1997. PhD Program “Crystallography-Mineralogy-Petrology-Geochemistry”. University of Granada.

Society Memberships

Since 2014 Member of the Geological Society of Spain.

Since 2010 Member of the Mineralogical Society of Spain.

Since 2002 Member of the Cuban Geological Society.

Since 1993 Member of the Mineralogical Society of America.

 TEACHING

Regular Teaching

Since 1985, graduate courses on Mineralogy, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geochemistry, and Decay and Restoration of Building Stone (Universities of Seville - Section of La Rábida, Huelva - and Granada).

Since 1993, master and doctorate courses on Phase Equilibria and Thermobaromentry, Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Petrology.

Resources:

http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/personal/
> Curso Pet. Metamórfica
> Geotermobarometría
> Análisis de Sistemas Hetrogéneos
> Propiedades Fisicoquímicas de los Magmas
> Restauración de Monumentos

Trabajo de Campo de Petrología (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/campopetro/)

Master Enseñanza Secundaria, University of Granada (http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/msecgeol/)

Coordinator of Lectures and Seminars

Since 2005, Coordinator of “Lectures and Seminars on Earth Sciences”, University of Granada

Resources:

http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/gaia/
> Conferencias
> Seminarios

Postgraduate short courses

2010. Seminar "Petrología y Arqueología (Caribe precolombino)", Granada, 19 March 2010
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/tierra/ > Seminarios  > Petrología y Arqueología (Caribe precolombino) (2010)

2009. Post-Conference Course "Tools for tectonic analysis in the Caribbean margin". Sogamozo, Colombia. Organized by IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. XII Colombian Geological Congress (September 12-13, 2009). http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Colombia 2009 >> Course

2009. Pre-Congress Course "Petrogénesis Metamórfica como herramienta Geodinámica: El ejemplo de Cuba". La Habana, Cuba, March 13-14, 2009. Organized by Sociedad Cubana de Geología and IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. III Cuban Convention in Earth Sciences. http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Cuba 2009 >> Pre-Congress Course

2008. Workshop: "Numerical Modeling of Igneous and Metamorphic Processes". By T. Gerya (ETH Zurich), S. Chakraborty (Bochum), F. Bea (Granada), A. Castro (Huelva) and A. García Casco (Granada). October 21-23, 2008, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada.
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/tierra/ > Seminarios  > Workshop Numerical Petrology (2008)

2008. Workshop on "Thermobarometry and P-T-t paths". For Latin American Students. By Antonio García-Casco. Activity of IGCP 546 project Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. May 5-16, 2008. Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada.
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > Granada 2008.

Advisor of students

PhD

In progress. Lidia Butjosa Molines. Origen y evolución de la faja ofiolítica cubana en el sector de Cuba Central (Santa Clara y Camagüey): Implicaciones geodinámicas. Universidad de Barcelona. Co-advisor: Joaquín Proenza (U. Barcelona)

In progress. José Antonio Lozano Rodríguez. Estudio petrológico geoquímico y geocronológico comparado de las ofiolitas de Sierra de Baza con otras ofiolitas Béticas. Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra, CSIC-UGR. Co-advisors: Encarnación Puga (IACT, CSIC), Agustín Martín Algarra (UGR).

In progress. Juan Cárdenas Párraga, "Petrología y geoquímica de un nuevo yacimiento de jade (mélange de la Sierra del Covento, E Cuba))". University of Granada.

In progress. Kenya Elvira Nuñez Cambra. "Estructura y metamorfismo del complejo del Purial y complejos adyacentes". University of Pinar del Río, Cuba.

In progress. Sandra Carrasquilla Ortíz. "Petrología y Geoquímica del complejo de Mabujina (Cuba Central): Evolución de la raiz de un arco volcánico oceánico". University of Granada.

2014 (September 18). Thaís Nogueira Hyppolito Meira. "Metamorphism and tectonic evolution of the Permian-Carboniferous paired metamorphic belt of the  Pichilemu region, Chilean Coastal Cordillera, Central Chile". Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Geociências. Brasil and University of Granada. Co-advisor: Caetano Juliani (USP). Co-tutela: http://secretariageneral.ugr.es/pages/convenios/pdf/19373/ 

2010 (September 20). Idael Francisco Blanco Quintero, "Metamorphic and magmatic consequences of subduction of young oceanic lithosphere and exhumation in a serpentinite subduction channel. Eastern Cuba". University of Granada. Full text ().

2009 (December 19). Ana Ibis Despaigne, "Estructura y metamorfismo de la Cúpula de Trinidad, Escambray, Cuba Central". University of Pinar del Río, Cuba. Co-advisor: Dámaso Cáceres Govea (U. Pinar del Río, Cuba)

2007 (November 16). Concepción Lázaro Calisalvo, "Petrological and Geochemical Study of a Subduction Mélange (Sierra del Convento, eastern Cuba). A Case of Partially Melted Slab", University of Granada.  Full text ().

2001 (November 9). Faouziya Haissen, "Etude expérimentale de la fusion saturée et sou-saturée en H2O des metapèlites de l’île des Pins (W Cuba)", University of El Jadida (Morocco).

1995 (June 30). Jorge A. Durán Suárez, "Estudio de consolidantes y protectivos para restauración material pétreo", Universitry of Granada. Co-advisor: José Rodríguez Gordillo (UGR).

MSc, DEA

2011 (December 19). José Carlos Pomo González. Estudio petrológico de artefactos arqueológicos de jade de culturas precolombinas (Guadalupe y St. Eustatius, Antillas Menores), University of Granada.

2011 (June 17). Juan Cárdenas Párraga, "Jadeitite jade from the Sierra del Convento subduction mélange (eastern Cuba)", University of Granada.

2010 (June 18). Aratz Beranoaguirre "Petrology of subduction-related high-pressure migmatites within granulites of the Cabo Ortegal complex (NW Iberian Massif)", University of Granada.

2010 (May 25). Juan Diego Soriano Barabino, "Guía de Petrología de la Ciudad de Granada", University of Granada.

2009 (September 23). Sandra Carrasquilla Ortiz, "Geología y geoquímica del complejo Mabujina y su relación con el arco volcánico del Caribe (Cuba Central)", University of Granada.

2008 (September). Mónica Lobón Mazo "Contribución a las trayectorias presión-temperatura para las rocas de alta presión de la Serranía de Jarara, Península de la Guajira, Colombia", Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

2006. (September 22). Idael Francisco Blanco Quintero, "Caracterización litológica y geoquímica de la mélange de La Corea, E Cuba". University of Barcelona.

2004 (September 08). Concepción Lázaro Calisalvo, "Caracterización litológica y geoquímica de la mélange de la Sierra del Convento, E Cuba". University of Granada.

1995 (April 15). Faouziya Haissen, "Granulites mafiques des unités du groupe “Casares-Los Reales” des deux côtes du Détroit de Gibraltar (Rif Interne et Zone Betique Occidentale)", University of Tetuan, Morocco.

PhD panels

2013 (November 14). Alicia López Carmona. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. PhD "Rocas en facies de esquistos azules del Complejo Mapica-Tui (NO del Macizo Ibérico)".

2010 (April 29). Estibalitz Ukar. The Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin (USA). PhD "P-T-t paths and deformation of blueschist and associated graphite-schist blocks from the Franciscan Mélange, San Simeon, California."

2010 (March 24). Jose Alberto Padrón Navarta. Department Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada (Spain). PhD. Geology "A coupled petrological and petrophysical study of high pressure dehydration reactions in subduction settings: Insights from the Betic Cordillera and the Kohistan Paleo-Arc".

2006 (December 5). Claudio Marchesi. Department Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada (Spain). PhD. Geology "Petrogénesis de las rocas ultramáficas y máficas del cinturón ofiolítico Mayarí-Baracoa y del volcanismo asociado (Cuba oriental)".

2003. Susana López Aparicio. University of Huelva (Spain), PhD. Geology "Procesos de generación de magmas graniticos en la corteza arcaica. Aproximación mediante el estudio experimental de las relaciones de fases y composición de los fundidos".

2001 (November 9). Faouziya Haissen. University of El Jadida (Morocco). PhD Geology "Etude expérimentale de la fusion saturée et sou-saturée en H2O des metapèlites de l’île des Pins (W Cuba)".

1999 Hassan El Hmidi. University of Huelva (Spain), PhD. Geology "Petrología y Geoquímica de los sistemas andesíticos ricos en Mg: Estudio Petrológico y Experimental de las noritas de la banda metamórfica de Aracena. SO España".

1999 Mohamed El Biad. University of Huelva (Spain), PhD. Geology "Generación de granitoides en ambientes geológicamente contrastados del Macizo Ibérico. Limitaciones experimentales en el rango de 2 a 15 kbar."

1995 (December). Fernando Cámara Artigas. Ph.D. Geology, Department Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Granada (Spain). Thesis: “Crystal-chemical study of metamorphic minerals in mafic rocks from the Nevado- Filábride Complex (Betic Cordilleras)".

Teaching Innovation Projects

2012-2013. E-BOOK FOR PETROLOGY
Secretariado de Innovación Docente. University of Granada.
http://innovaciondocente.ugr.es/pages/tablon/*/programa-de-innovacion-y-buenas-practicas-docentes/2012/09/25/resolucion-del-programa-de-innovacion-y-buenas-practicas-docentes-curso-20122013
PI: Concepción Lázaro Calisalvo (Dpto. Mineralogy and Petrology, Univ. Granada)

Training Networks

Reference: 604713 / FP7-PEOPLE-2013-ITN – Zooming in between plates (http://www.zip-itn.eu/). Coordinator: Philippe AGARD (University Pierre et Marie Curie -UPMC-, Paris). Marie Curie Actions - Research Fellowship Programme, Initial Training Networks (ITN). http://cordis.europa.eu/projects/rcn/109119_en.html

FULL PARTNERS:1 (Coord) Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, UPMC, France, 2 Freie Universitaet Berlin , FUB, Germany, 3 Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CSIC, Spain, 4 Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS, France, 5 Università degli Studi di Genova, UG, Italy, 6 Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoforschungsZentrum, GFZ, Germany, 7 Universitaet Bern, UB, Switzerland, 8 Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zurich, ETH, Switzerland, 9 Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, CAU, Germany, 10 National Observatory of Athens, NOA, Greece

ASSOCIATED PARTNERS: 1 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Thermo Fisher Germany, 2 Refinería de Petróleos de Escombreras REPSOL Spain, 3 AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd AF-Consult Switzerland, 4 Chinese Academy of Sciences CAS China, 5 Univ.
Catolica del Norte UCN Chile, 6 CAMECASociété par Actions Simplifiées (SAS) CAMECA France, 7 Agilent Technologies, Inc. AGILENT France, 8 Munich Re Munich Re Germany,9 Baker Hughes Incorporate Baker Hughes United States, 10 ALS Scandinavia AB ALS Sweden, 11 Antofagasta Minerals AMINERALS Chile, 12 IFP Energies nouvelles IFPEN France.

From 2013-10-01 to 2017-09-30.
EUR 3 735 441

 RESEARCH

Scientific interest

Petrology. Geochemistry. Metamorphic Petrology. Phase Equilibrium. Thermodynamics. Experimental Petrology. Electron Microscopy. P-T-t paths. Orogenic Evolution.

Specific research lines

Metamorphism of pelites, basic and ultrabasic rocks in convergent plate margins. Partial melting of metapelites and metabasites. Development of petrologic software (algebraic analysis of phase assemblages, multispectral analysis of XR images). Field work: Spanish Variscan, Betic and Caribbean belts.

Research groups

2000-. Researcher of the Junta de Andalucía Research Group "Petrology and modeling of Lithospheric Processes", nº RNM-302, Leader: Fernando Bea Barredo.

2011-. Member of Fundación El Caño (Dir. Julia Mayo, Panama), for the development of archeological studies in Panama.

1994-2000. Researcher of the Junta de Andalucía Research Group "Metamorphism and Reaction Processes ", nº 1351, Leader: Rafael L. Torres Roldán.

1989-1993. Researcher of the Junta de Andalucía Research Group "Geochemistry and Petrology of the Lithosphere", nº 4072, Leader: Encarnación Puga Rodríguez.

Leader of Research Projects

2010-2012. Metamorphic evolution in convergent plate margins: From onset of subduction to arc-continent collision in the margins of the Caribbean plate (CGL2009-12446) Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN), Spain.

2007-2011. IGCP 546 Subduction zones of the Caribbean. Co-Leadership: Uwe Martens (Stanford University). IGCP-IUGS-UNESCO.

2007-2009. Metamorphic evolution in convergent plate margins: From onset of subduction to arc-continent collision in the northern margin of the Caribbean plate, Cuba (CGL2006-08527/BTE) Ministry of Education and Science (MEC), Spain.

1997-2000 Metamorphic evolution and P-T-t paths in accreted terranes (Central Cuba), (PB96-1426) Ministry of Education and Science (MEC), Spain.

Participation in Research Projects

2013-2015. Ultramafic oceanic complexes in convergent plate margins: A petrological, geochemical and metallogenic record of global tectonics (Caribbean region). Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. IP: Joaquín A. Proenza Fernández (U. Barcelona). CGL2012-36263.

2014-2017. On the problem of zircon inheritance in juvenile lithosphere (oceanic arcs and ridges) and subcontinental mantle. DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. IP: Yamirka Rojas Agramonte (U. Mainz).

2012-2014. Evolution of the paired metamorphic belt in the Coastal Cordillera of Central Chile: Metamorphism and tectonics of the Proto-Andean margin in South American continent. FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo. Processo 2012/01191-1. Leader: Caetano Juliani (USP).

2012-2014. Neoproterozoic orogenesis on Sao Roque/Serra do Itaberaba, Embu and Costeiro domains, and the crustal and tectonic evolution of Southeastern Sao Paulo State. FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo. Processo 2012/15462-7. Leader: Caetano Juliani (USP).

2010-2014. International Lithosphere Program (ILP) Task Force IX "Deep Into the Subduction Channel (DISC)". International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU). Project leaders: P. Agard (U. P.M. Curie, Paris VI), A. Okay (Istanbul Technical University), B. Hacker (U. California, Santa Barbara), T.Gerya (ETH Zurich).

2009-2013. Magmatismo de márgenes de placa convergentes: subductivos y colisionales. Junta de Andalucía. Plan Andaluz de Investigación. Proyecto de Excelencia: P09-RNM5378. Leader: Antonio Castro Dorado (Universidad de Huelva).

2008-2009. Análisis de trayectorias Presión-Temperatura-tiempo para las rocas de alta presión de la Serranía de Jarara, Península de la Guajira, Colombia. Leader: Marion Beatriz Weber Scharff, Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

2006. Petrogenetic characterization of a new type of magmatism in the Betic Cordilleras. Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia. Leader: Encarnación Puga Rodríguez.

2005-2009. Geology and Paleogeography of Cuba. Ministry of Science Technology and Environment, Rep. de Cuba. Leader: Manuel Iturralde Vinent (Cuba)

2002-2005. Metamorphic terranes in the northern margin of the Caribbean plate (Cuba) (BTE2002-01011) Ministry of Science and Technology, Spain, Leader: Rafael L. Torres Roldán (U. Granada).

2000-2004. IGCP proyect nº 433 “Caribbean Plate Tectonics”, Leaders: Manuel Iturralde Vinent (Cuba) and Edward Lidiak (USA)

1995-1997. P-T-t paths in the Internal Zone of the Betic Cordillera (Spain). Application of the laser probe 40Ar/39Ar dating technique to the problem of exhumation of a high pressure mountain belt. S.G.C.I. (MEC) Programa bilateral “Picasso”, Acciones Integradas hispano-francesas HF228B y HF336B. Leaders: Rafael L. Torres Roldán (Granada) y Dr. P. Monié (Montpellier).

1995-1996. The metamorphic complex of the Isle of Youth (Cuba): Petrology, P-T-t paths and implications for the tectonic history of Cuba and the northern margin of the Caribbean Plate. Plan Propio de la Universidad de Granada. Leader: Rafael L. Torres Roldán.

1993-1996. Disequilibrium associations in metamorphic rocks: reaction modeling, processes and geologic implications. DGICYT. nº PB92-0931 (MEC), Leader: Rafael L. Torres Roldán.

1990-1992. Geochronologic 40Ar/39Ar study of the alpine tectono-metamorphic evolution in the Betic Cordilleras. S.G.C.I. (MEC) Programa bilateral “Picasso”, Acciones Integradas hispano-francesas nº HF 034 y HF322. Leaders: Rafael L. Torres Roldán (Granada) y Dr. Philippe Matte (Montpellier).

1987-1988. The high temperature peridotite complexes and the orogenic evolution of the Betic Cordilleras. NATO. nº Grant RG85/0691. Leaders: Rafael L. Torres Roldán (Granada) y Hubert Zeck (Copenhague).

1989-1992. Metamorphism, magmatism and lithospheric evolution in the western end of the Alpine Chain. D.G.I.C.Y.T. nº PB88-0017 (MEC), Leader Encarnación Puga Rodríguez.

1987-1989. Metamorphsim and mafic-ultramafic complexes in the Alboran Sea region. C.A.I.C.Y.T. nº PB85-0408 (MEC, Spain), Leader: Rafael L. Torres Roldán.

 RESEARCH MANAGEMENT

I+D+i Panels

2008-2013. Member of Panel PE10 “Earth System Science” for the Advanced Investigators Grants, European Research Council, IDEAS programme, FP7, European Commission.

2008. Expert of the Commission of “Plan Nacional de Proyectos de Investigación FundamentalÁrea de Gestión de Ciencias de la Tierra (CGL-BTE) y Recursos Hídricos (CGL-HID), Call 2008, of the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MCI, former MEC).

Editorships and reviews

Since April 2014, Member of the Editorial Advisory Board "Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana", Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Impact Factor:

Since July 2013, Associate Editor "International Geology Review", Taylor & Francis. 2012 Impact Factor: 3.359

Since May 2011, Associate Editor "Revista Ciencias de la Tierra y el Espacio" (Instituto de Geofísica y Astronomía, Cuba).

Since October 2008, Management Editor "Geologica Acta", Institut de Ciències de la Terra "Jaume Almera" (C.S.I.C.) & Facultat de Geologia Universitat de Barcelona. 2012 Impact Factor: 1.672

Since January 2007, Associate EditorTerra Nova”, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2012 Impact Factor: 2.83

Regular reviewer for Andean Geology, Boletín Geológico y Minero de España, Chemical Geology, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Earth Science Reviews, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, ESRJ-Earth Sciences Research Journal, Earth-Science Reviews, Estudios Geológicos, European Journal of Mineralogy, Geologica Acta, Geological Society of America Bulletin, Geology, Global and Planetary Change, Gondwana Research, Geoscience Frontiers, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Journal of Petrology, Journal of Structural Geology, Lithos, Mineralogical Magazine, Mineralogy and Petrology, Revista Geológica de América Central, Revista Geológica de Chile, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, Revista de la Sociedad Geológica de España, Tectonophysics.

Meetings organized

2011. Special Session "Crustal growth and modification at the Caribbean plate margins". Medellín, Colombia 31 August 2011, in the XIV Latin-American Geological and XIII Colombian Geological Congresses (29 August - 2 September, 2011). Co-conveners Agustin Cardona (Smithsonian Institution, STRI, Panama), Marion Weber (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, sede Medellin)
http://www.14clg.com/simposios/1.-Crecimiento-y-modificacion-de-la-corteza-en-los-bordes-de-la-Placa-Caribe
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Colombia 11

2011. Seventh Hutton Symposium on Granites and Related Rocks. Avila, Spain, July 4-9 2011. Coordinator in charge of Scientific Sessions (Chairman: Fernando Bea, Univ. Granada).
http://www.seventh-hutton.org/meeting/Welcome.html

2010. Course "Diamond, jade and other Gems". Granada, 16-17 March 2010. Chairman.
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/tierra/ > Seminarios  > Diamond, jade and other Gems (2010)

2010. Workshop "Subduction Zones and Bent Orogenic Belts of the Caribbean" and associated Field Trip "From arc growth to orocline formation: The record from the Panama Canal and East Panama". Joint meeting of IGCP projects 546 "Subduction Zones of the Caribbean" and 574 "Bending and Bent Orogens, and Continental Ribbons" Panama, February 8-11, 2010. Chairman.
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > Panama 2010
Field Trip Guide (By C. Montes et al).

2009. Session T22: "Evolution of the Caribbean Plate: Linking its Tectonic, Magmatic, Metamorphic and Stratigraphic Records" AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 14-18 December 2009. Chairman (co-leader: Uwe Martens, Univ. Stanford).
http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm09/program/scientific_session_search.php?show=detail&sessid=448
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > San Francisco 2009

2009. Workshop "Subduction Zones of the Caribbean". Third Cuban Convention of Earth Sciences, Organized by Sociedad Cubana de Geología and IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. Havana, Cuba, 16-20 March 2009. Chairman (Co-leader: M.A. Iturralde-Vinent - Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Cuba).
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Cuba 2009.
http://www.cubacienciasdelatierra.com/index.php?module=general2

2009. Field Trip "Subduction and arc complexes of central Cuba". Third Cuban Convention of Earth Sciences, Organized by Sociedad Cubana de Geología and IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. Havana, Cuba, 21-25 March 2009. Chairman (Co-leaders: M.A. Iturralde-Vinent - Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Cuba - and L. Bernal Rodríguez - Instituto de Geología y Paleontología, Cuba).
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Cuba 2009 >> Field Trip
http://www.cubacienciasdelatierra.com/index.php?module=general2
Field Trip Guide (By A. García Casco et al).

2008. Symposium "Caribbean Subduction in time and space: An integrated petrological, geochemical, tectonic, and geophysical approach". 18th Caribbean Geological Conference, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 24–29 March 2008. Chairman (Co-convener: Uwe Martens).
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > Dominican Rep. 2008.

2007. Session T29 “Caribbean Subduction Zones - Past and Present”. AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, 10-14 December 2007. Chairman (co-leader: Uwe Martens, Univ. Stanford)
http://www.agu.org/meetings/fm07/?content=search&show=detail&sessid=387
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > San Francisco 2007
Abstracts Oral Session: T11D, MW:3018, Monday. "Caribbean Subduction Zones: Past and Present I", or: Session Information.
Abstracts Poster Session: T13C, MS:Exh Hall B, Monday. "Caribbean Subduction Zones: Past and Present II", or: Session Information.

2007. Workshop “High-pressure belts of Central Guatemala: The Motagua Suture and the Chuacús Complex”. IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean Guatemala, 03 - 09 December 2007. Chairman (Co-leader: Uwe Martens, Univ. Stanford).
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ > Activities  > Guatemala 2007.
Field Trip Guide (By U. Martens et al).

2007. Workshop “Caribbean Geology” and associated Field Trip "The Geology of Western Cuba". Second Cuban Convention of Earth Sciences, Geological Society of Cuba Havana, Cuba, March 2007. Chairman (Co-leader: M.A. Iturralde-Vinent - Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Cuba).
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/igcp546/ >> Activities >> Cuba 2007
Field Trip Guide (by Manuel Iturralde)

2006. Session G10 "Composition, structure and evolution of the Caribbean lithosphere", EGU General Assembly, Viena, Austria, 02 – 07 April 2006. Chairman (co-leaders: Yamirka Rojas Agramonte - Univ. Mainz - and Andrés Pérez Estaún - Instituto Jaume Almera, CSIC).
http://www.cosis.net/members/meetings/sessions/information.php?p_id=193&s_id=3430

2003. "Meeting of the Working Group of Petrology, Geochemistry and Geochronology of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks in the Caribbean Realm (Carib-WGPGG)", IGCP Project 433 “Caribbean Plate Tectonics”. University of Granada Spain. September 30 –October 3, 2003. Chairman.
http://www.ig.utexas.edu/CaribPlate/news/granada_2003.htm

 SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION

Papers

General

2013. VERA TORRES, J.A. (Coordinator) Términos del Área Geología (excluida Paleontología). Volúmen de Ciencias Geológicas y Medioambientales. Vocabulario científico y Técnicio. Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 4.ª edición. Madrid.
On line early version:
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/personal/rac_geologia/0_rac.htm

http://vctrac.es/index.php?title=Categor%C3%ADa:Geolog%C3%ADa

Petrologic Tools

2000. TORRES ROLDÁN R.L., GARCÍA CASCO A, GARCÍA SÁNCHEZ P.A. CSpace: An integrated workplace for the graphical and algebraic analysis of phase assemblages on 32-bit Wintel platforms. Computers and Geosciences 26, 779-793. DOI 10.1016/S0098-3004(00)00006-6;

Experiments

2010. Castro, A., Gerya, T., García-Casco, A., Fernández, C., diaz-alvarado, j., Moreno-Ventas, I., Löw. I. Melting relations of MORB-sediment melanges in underplated mantle wedge plumes. Implications for the origin of cordilleran-type batholiths. Journal of Petrology, 51, 1267-1295. DOI 10.1093/petrology/egq019

2009. Castro, A., García-Casco, A., Fernández, C., Corretgé, L.G., Moreno-Ventas, I., Gerya, T., Löw. I. Ordovician ferrosilicic magmas: Experimental evidence for ultrahigh temperatures affecting a metagreywacke source. Gondwana Research, 16, Issues 3-4, 622-632. DOI 10.1016/j.gr.2008.12.011

2009. Castro, A., Gerya, T., Garcia-Casco, A. Melting of subducted mélanges in mantle wedge plumes: Eutectic-like behaviour in the generation of batholiths. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, p.A199. (Abstract).

2005. LÓPEZ, S., CASTRO, A., CARCÍA–CASCO, A. Production of granodiorite melt by interaction between hydrous mafic magma and tonalitic crust. Experimental constraints and implications for the generation of Archaean TTG complexes. Lithos 79 (1-2), 229-250. DOI 10.1016/j.lithos.2004.04.055;

2003. GARCÍA CASCO, A., HAISSEN, F, CASTRO, A., EL-HMIDI, H., TORRES ROLDÁN, R.L., MILLÁN TRUJILLO, G. Synthesis of staurolite in melting experiments of a natural metapelite: Consequences for the phase relations in low temperature pelitic migmatites. Journal of Petrology 44, 1727-1757. DOI 10.1093/petrology/egg056;

Variscan Granites of Spain

2013. Pesquera, A., Torres-Ruiz, J., García-Casco A., Gil-Crespo P. Evaluating the Controls on Tourmaline Formation in Granitic Systems: a Case Study on Peraluminous Granites from the Central Iberian Zone (CIZ), Western Spain. Journal of Petrology 54, 609-634, DOI 10.1093/petrology/egs080

1989. GARCÍA CASCO, A., PASCUAL, E., FENOLL HACH-ALI, P. Petrogénesis del plutón monzogranítico peralumínico de Santa Eufemia (batolito de Los Pedroches, Córdoba). Estudios Geológicos 45, 3-20.

1988. GARCÍA CASCO, A., PASCUAL, E., FENOLL HACH-ALI, P., HIGUERAS, P. Mineralizaciones filonianas asociadas al plutón de Santa Eufemia (batolito de Los Pedroches, Córdoba). Boletín Sociedad Española de Mineralogía 11, 113-124.

1987. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., PASCUAL, E., CASTRO, A. La asociación magmática del batolito de Los Pedroches: Ensayo de caracterización. Geogaceta 2, 59-61.

1987. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., PASCUAL, E. El plutón de Santa Eufemia (batolito de Los Pedroches, Córdoba, España): Un granitoide epizonal de tipo S. Geogaceta 2, 56-59.

Betic Range

2014. SÁNCHEZ-NAVAS, A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., MARTÍN- ALGARRA, A. Pre-Alpine discordant granitic dikes in the metamorphic core of the Betic Cordillera. Tectonic implications. Terra Nova. DOI: 10.1111/ter.12123

2014. MANJÓN-CABEZA CÓRDOBA, A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., SÁNCHEZ-NAVAS, A. MARTÍN-ALGARRA , A. Evidences of polyciclic metamorphism (pre-Alpine and Alpine) from garnets in metapelites of the Tejeda Unit (Intermediate Alpujarrides, Betic Cordillera), Revista de la Sociedad Geológica de España, 27, 327-336.

2012. SÁNCHEZ-NAVAS, A., OLIVEIRA-BARBOSA, R., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. MARTÍN-ALGARRA, A. Transformation of andalusite to kyanite, crystal-growth features of metamorphic porphyroblasts, and compositional variation in garnet in pre-Mesozoic schists of the Alpujarride Complex: their bearing on the pre-Alpine vs Alpine tectonometamorphic evolution of the Betic Cordillera, S Spain. The Journal of Geology, 120, 557-574 DOI 10.1086/666944

2008. Soto, J. I., F. Fernández-Ibáñez, M. Fernàndez, and A. García-Casco. Thermal structure of the crust in the Gibraltar Arc: Influence on active tectonics in the western Mediterranean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3), 9, Q10011. DOI 10.1029/2008GC002061

2004. F.M. ALONSO-CHAVES, B. ANDREO, J.M. AZAÑÓN, J.C. BALANYÁ, G. BOOTH-REA, A. CRESPO-BLANC, F. DELGADO, A. DÍAZ DE FEDERICO, A. ESTÉVEZ, J. GALINDO-ZALDÍVAR, A. GARCÍA-CASCO, V. GARCÍA-DUEÑAS, C.J. GARRIDO, F. GERVILLA, F. GONZÁLEZ-LODEIRO, A. JABALOY, A.C., LÓPEZ-GARRIDO, A. MARTÍN-ALGARRA, M. MARTÍN-MARTÍN, J.M. MARTÍNEZ-MARTÍNEZ, J.M. NIETO, L. O'DOGHERTY, M., OROZCO, E. PUGA, R. RODRÍGUEZ-CAÑERO, M.D. RUIZ-CRUZ, M. SÁNCHEZ-GÓMEZ, A. SÁNCHEZ-NAVAS, C. SANZ DE GALDEANO, J.I. SOTO, R.L. TORRES-ROLDÁN AND J.A. VERA. Zonas Internas de las Cordilleras Béticas. Vera, J.A. (Ed) Geología de España, 4.4., 395-437. SGE-IGME.
http://www.igme.es/internet/Serv_publicaciones/i_Productos.asp?Tema=1&Familia=2&Subfamilia=1

2004. HAISSEN, F,.GARCÍA-CASCO, A., TORRES-ROLDÁN, R.L., AGHZER, A. Decompression reactions and P-T conditions in high-pressure granulites from Casares-Los Reales units of Betic-Rift belt (S Spain and N Morocco) Journal of African Earth Sciences 39, 375-383. DOI 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2004.07.030;

2001. HAISSEN, F., GARCÍA CASCO, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., AGHZER, A.M. Trajectoire P-T des granulites mafiques des unites Casares-Los Reales Betico-Rifaines. Notes et Mémoires du Service Géologique du Maroc 408, 277-284.

1999. GARCÍA CASCO, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L. Natural metastable reactions involving garnet, staurolite and cordierite: implications for petrogenetic grids and the extensional collapse of the Betic-Rif Belt. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 136, 131-153. DOI 10.1007/s004100050528;

1996. GARCÍA CASCO, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L Disequilibrium induced by fast decompression in St-Bt-Grt-Ky-Sil-And metapelites from the Betic Belt (Southern Spain). Journal of Petrology 37, 1207-1239.

1994. MONIE, P, TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., GARCÍA CASCO, A. Cooling and exhumation of the Western Betic Cordilleras, 40Ar/39Ar thermochronological constraints on a collapsed terrane. Tectonophysics 238, 353-379.

1993. GARCÍA CASCO, A., SANCHEZ NAVAS, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L. Disequilibrium decomposition and breakdown of muscovite in high P-T gneisses, Betic Alpine Belt (Southern Spain). American Mineralogist 78, 158-177.

1991. GALINDO ZALDÍVAR, J., GARCÍA CASCO, A., GERVILLA, F., GÓMEZ PUGNAIRE, M.T., GONZÁLEZ LODEIRO, F., JABALOY, A., JULIVERT, M. Field trip of the Nevado-Filabride, Alpujarride and Malaguide Complexes (Betic Cordillera). IGCP Project nº 276 "Paleozoic Geodynamic Domains and their Alpidic Evolution in the Tethys" Field trip Guidebook, 43-62, Granada.

1989. ZECK, H.P., ALBAT, F., HANSEN, B.T., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., GARCÍA CASCO, A. Alpine tourmaline-bearing muscovite leucogneises, intrusion age and petrogenesis, Betic Cordilleras, SE Spain. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte 11, 513-520.

1989. ZECK, H.P., ALBAT, F., HANSEN, B.T., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., GARCÍA CASCO, A., MARTIN ALGARRA, A. A 21±2 Ma age for the termination of the ductile alpine deformation in the internal zone of the Betic Cordilleras, South Spain. Tectonophysics 169, 215-220.

Caribbean

Cruz-Gámez, E.M., Despaigne-Díaz, A-I., Lastra Rivero, J.F., García-Casco, A., Cáceres-Govea, D., Iturralde-Vinent M.A. Magmatitas mesozoicas de margen continental en Cuba suroccidental: una revisión de sus rasgos petroquímicos. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas. (submitted).

2014. C. LÁZARO, A. GARCÍA-CASCO, I.F. BLANCO-QUINTERO, Y. ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, M. CORSINI, J.A. PROENZA.. P-T-t Evolution of the Güira de Jauco metamorphic sole: late Cretaceous subduction initiation in response to plume pulse in the northern Caribbean?. International Geology Review, DOI: 10.1080/00206814.2014.924037

2013. C. Lázaro, I.F. Blanco-Quintero, Y. Rojas-Agramonte, J.A. Proenza, K. Núñez-Cambra, A. García-Casco. First description of a metamorphic sole related to ophiolite obduction in the northern Caribbean: Geochemistry and petrology of the Güira de Jauco amphibolite complex (eastern Cuba) and tectonic implications. Lithos 179, 193–210. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2013.08.019
+>> Erratum, published in 2014

2013. GARCIA-CASCO, A., KNIPPENBERG, S., RODRÍGUEZ RAMOS, R., HARLOW, G.E, HOFMAN, C., POMO, J.C., BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F. Pre-Columbian jadeitite artifacts from the Golden Rock Site, St. Eustatius, Lesser Antilles, with special reference to jadeitite artifacts from Elliot’s, Antigua: Implications for potential source regions and long-distance exchange networks in the Greater Caribbean. Journal of Archaeological Science, 40, 3153–3169. DOI 10.1016/j.jas.2013.03.025

2013. SOLARI, L.A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., MARTENS U., LEE, J.K.W., ORTEGA-RIVERA, A. Late Cretaceous subduction of the continental basement of the Maya block (Rabinal granite, central Guatemala): Tectonic implications for the geodynamic evolution of Central America. Geological Society of America Bulletin 125, 625-639. DOI 10.1130/B30743.1

2012. ELVIRA CRISTINA RUIZ-JÍMENEZ, IDAEL F. BLANCO-QUINTERO, LUZ MARY TORO TORO, MARIO MORENO-SÁNCHEZ, CESAR JAVIER VINASCO, ANTONIO GARCÍA-CASCO, DIEGO MORATA, ARLEY GÓMEZ-CRUZ. Geochemistry and petrology of metabasites of the Arquia Complex (Santa Fe de Antioquia and Arquia Creek, Colombia): Geodynamic implications. Boletín de Ciencias de la Tierra, 32, 65-8O. ISSN 012-3630.

2012. ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., MARTENS, U., and LIDIAK, E.D. Deep Earth: how it controls our environment. IGCP 433: Caribbean Plate Tectonics and IGCP 546: Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. In Derbyshire E., Editor. Tales Set in Stone – 40 Years of the International Geoscience Programme (IGCP), UNESCO Paris, France. 140 pp. UNESCO-IUGS, 111-117. ISBN: 978-92-3-001036-2. English version, Spanish version

2012. CÁRDENAS-PÁRRAGA, J., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., HARLOW, G.e., BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER A. Hydrothermal origin and age of jadeitites from Sierra del Convento Mélange (Eastern Cuba). European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 313-331. DOI 10.1127/0935-1221/2012/0024-2171

2011. ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER, A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., ITURRALDO-VINENT, M.A., SOMIN, M., MATTINSON, J.M., MILLÁN TRUJILLO, G. SUKAR, K., PÉREZ RODRÍGUEZ, M., WINGATE, M.T.D. Timing and Evolution of Cretaceous Island Arc Magmatism in Central Cuba: Implications for the History of Arc Systems in the Northwestern Caribbean. The Journal of Geology, 119, 619-640. DOI: 10.1086/662033

2011. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I. F., GERYA, T. V., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., CASTRO, A. Subduction of young oceanic plates: a numerical study with application to aborted thermal-chemical plumes. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst, 12, Q10012. DOI 10.1029/2011GC003717.

2011. Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., García-Casco, A., Kröner, A., Mertz, D.F., Lázaro, C., Blanco-Moreno, J., Renne, P.R. Timing of subduction and exhumation in a subduction channel: Evidence from slab melts from La Corea mélange (eastern Cuba). Lithos, 127, 86–100. DOI 10.1016/j.lithos.2011.08.009

2011. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.  PROENZA J.A., GARCÍA-CASCO A., TAULER, E., GALÍ, S. Serpentinites and serpentinites within a fossil subdution channel: La Corea melange, eastern Cuba. Geologica Acta, 9, 3-4, 389-405, DOI 10.1344/105.000001662,

2011. GARCÍA-CASCO A., PROENZA J.A., Iturralde-Vinent, M.A. Subduction Zones of the Caribbean: the sedimentary, magmatic, metamorphic and ore-deposit records. UNESCO/IUGS-IGCP Project 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. Geologica Acta, 9, 3-4, 217-224. DOI 10.1344/105.000001745,

2011. Lázaro, C., Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Marchesi, C., Bosch, D., Rojas-Agramonte, Y., García-Casco A. The imprint of subducion fluids on subducted MORB-derived melts (Sierra del Convento mélange, Cuba). Lithos, 126, 341–354. DOI 10.1016/j.lithos.2011.07.011

2011. Iturralde-Vinent, M.A. and García-Casco, A. "Compendio de Geología de Cuba y del Caribe" [only some chapters], DVD-ROM, Manuel A. Iturralde-Vinent (editor). Published by CITMATEL, Cuba. Available from:
http://www.bazar-virtual.com/prod_detalle.php?id_dpto=102&id_producto=2477&ddonde=1

2011. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F.; LÁZARO, C.; GARCÍA-CASCO, A.; PROENZA, J.; ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y. Barium-rich fluids and melts in the subduction environment (La Corea and Sierra del Convento mélanges, eastern Cuba). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162, 395–413. DOI 10.1007/s00410-010-0603-2

2011. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., GERYA, T. Tectonic blocks in serpentinite melange (eastern Cuba) reveal large-scale convective flow of the subduction channel. Geology, 39, 79-82. DOI 10.1130/G31494.1
Toll-free link: http://geology.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/full/39/1/79?ijkey=wIxqn7r0Jdysc&keytype=ref&siteid=gsgeology

2010. ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER, A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., KEMP, T., HEGNER, E., PÉREZ, M., BARTH, M., LIU, D., FONSECA-MONTERO, A. Zircon ages, Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic compositions, and geochemistry of granitoids associated with the northern ophiolite mélange of central Cuba: Tectonic implication for late Cretaceous magmatism in the northwestern Caribbean. American Journal of Science, 310, 1453-1479. DOI: 10.2475/10.2010.09

2010. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., RODRÍGUEZ-VEGA, A., LÁZARO, C., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M. A. Metamorphic evolution of subducted hot oceanic crust (La Corea mélange, Cuba). American Journal of Science, 310, 889–915. DOI: 10.2475/11.2010.01

2010. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., LÁZARO, C., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., PROENZA, J.A. Ba-sequestering Phases in the Subduction Environment (Eastern Cuba Mélanges): Implications for Arc Magmas. Macla, 13, 49-50. http://www.ehu.es/sem/revista/macla_m.htm,

2010. CÁRDENAS-PÁRRAGA, J., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Jadeitite Jade and Related Rocks from the Sierra del Convento Subduction Mélange (Eastern Cuba). Macla, 13, 59-60. http://www.ehu.es/sem/revista/macla_m.htm,

2010. LÁZARO, C., BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Pristine slab melts crystallized at depth in the subduction environment: End-members of adakites (Eastern Cuba Mélanges). Macla, 13, 137-138. http://www.ehu.es/sem/revista/macla_m.htm,

2010. Juan Cárdenas-Párraga, Antonio García-Casco, Kenya Núñez-Cambra, Antonio Rodrígez-Vega, Idael Francisco Blanco-Quintero, George E. Harlow, Concepción Lázaro. Jadeitite jade occurrence from the Sierra del Convento mélange (eastern Cuba). Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62 (1), 199-205. http://boletinsgm.igeolcu.unam.mx/igl/;

2010. WEBER, M. CARDONA, A. VALENCIA, V. GARCÍA-CASCO, A. TOBÓN, M. ZAPATA, S. U/Pb detrital zircon provenance from Late Cretaceous metamorphic units of the Guajira Peninsula, Colombia: tectonic implications on the collision between the Caribbean arc and the South American margin. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 29, 805-816. DOI 10.1016/j.jsames.2009.10.004

2010. Cardona, A., Valencia, V., Bustamante, C., García-Casco, A., Ojeda, G., Ruiz, J., Saldarriaga, M., Weber, M. Tectonomagmatic setting and provenance of the Santa Marta schists, northern Colombia: insights on the growth and approach of Cretaceous Caribbean oceanic terranes to the South American continent. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 29, 784-804. DOI 10.1016/j.jsames.2009.08.012

2009. Bustamente, C., Cardona, A., Saldarriaga, M., García-Casco, A., Valencia, V., and Weber, M. Metamorfismo de los esquistos verdes y anfibolitas pertenecientes a los Esquistos de Santa Marta, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (Colombia): ¿Registro de la colisión entre el arco Caribe y la margen Suramericana? Boletín de Ciencias de la Tierra, 25, 7-26. http://www.revistas.unal.edu.co/index.php/rbct/article/view/10858;

2009. van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A., van Geffen, P.W., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., and van Benthem, S. Structure of the accretionary prism, and the evolution of the Paleogene northern Caribbean subduction zone in the region of Camagüey, Cuba. Journal of Structural Geology. 31, 1130-1144. DOI 10.1016/j.jsg.2009.06.007

2009. García-Casco, A., Rodríguez Vega, A., Cárdenas Párraga, J., Iturralde-Vinent, M. A., Lázaro, C., Blanco Quintero, I., Rojas- Agramonte, Y., Kröner, A., Núñez Cambra, K., Millán, G., Torres-Roldán, R. L., Carrasquilla, S. A new jadeitite jade locality (Sierra del Convento, Cuba): First report and some petrological and archaeological implications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 158, 1-16. DOI 10.1007/s00410-008-0367-0

2009. LÁZARO, C., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., NEUBAURER, F., ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER, A., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A. Fifty-five-million-year history of oceanic subduction and exhumation in the northern edge of the Caribbean plate (Sierra del Convento mélange, Cuba). Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 27, 19-40. DOI 10.1111/j.1525-1314.2008.00800.x

2008. ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A., DÍAZ OTERO, C., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. AND VAN HINSBERGEN, D.J.J. Paleogene Foredeep Basin Deposits of North-Central Cuba: A Record of Arc-Continent Collision between the Caribbean and North American Plates. International Geology Review, Vol. 50, p. 863–884. DOI 10.2747/0020-6814.50.10.863.

2008. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A. and PINDELL, J. Latest Cretaceous collision/accretion between the Caribbean Plate and Caribeana: Origin of metamorphic terranes in the Greater Antilles. International Geology Review Vol. 50, 781-809. DOI 10.2747/0020-6814.50.9.781

2008. ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER, A., PINDELL, J., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., GARCÍA-DELGADO, D. LIU, D., WANG, Y. Detrital zircon geochronology of Jurassic sandstones of western Cuba (San Cayetano Formation): Implications for the Jurassic paleogeography of the NW Proto-Caribbean. American Journal of Science 308, 639-656. DOI 10.2475/04.2008.09

2008. LÁZARO, C., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Geochemical and Sr-Nd isotope signatures of pristine slab melts and their residues (Sierra del Convento mélange, eastern Cuba). Chemical Geology. Chemical Geology, 255, 120-133.DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.06.017

2008. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., LÁZARO, C., ROJAS-AGRAMONTE, Y., KRÖNER, A., TORRES ROLDÁN, R. L., NUÑEZ, K., MILLÁN, G., NEUBAURER, F., QUINTERO, I. Partial melting and counterclockwise P-T path of subducted oceanic crust (Sierra del Convento, E Cuba). Journal of Petrology 49, 129-161. doi:10.1093/petrology/egm074

2007. GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Magmatic paragonite in trondhjemites from the Sierra del Convento mélange, Cuba. American Mineralogist 92, 1232-1237. DOI 10.2138/am.2007.2598

2007. ITURRALDE-VINENT, M., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Caribeana, a possible solution to a long standing puzzle: The Caribbean latest Cretaceous tectonic event. VII CONGRESO DE GEOLOGÍA (GEOLOGIA´2007). Taller Geología del Caribe. La Habana, Cuba, March 2007.

2006. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., TORRES-ROLDÁN, R.L., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M., MILLÁN, G., NUÑEZ CAMBRA, K., LÁZARO CALISALVO, C., RODRÍGUEZ VEGA, A. High-pressure metamorphism of ophiolites in Cuba. Geologica Acta 4, 63-88.
DOI 10.1344/105.000000358
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2004. SCHNEIDER, J. BOSCH, D., MONIÉ, P., GUILLOT, S., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., LARDEAUX, J.M., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., MILLÁN TRUJILLO, G.  Origin and evolution of the Escambray Massif (Central Cuba): an example of HP/LT rocks exhumed during intraoceanic subduction. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 22, 227–247. DOI 10.1111/j.1525-1314.2004.00510.x;

2003. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., PEREZ DE ARCE, C., MILLÁN, G., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A., FONSECA, E., TORRES-ROLDÁN, R.L., NUNEZ-CAMBRA, K., y MORATA, D. Metabasites from the Northern Serpentinite Belt (Cuba) and a metamorphic perspective of the plate tectonic models for the Caribbean region. TALLER DEL PROYECTO Nº 433 DEL PICG / UNESCO "TECTÓNICA DE PLACAS EN EL CARIBE" MEMORIAS GEOMIN 2003, LA HABANA, 24-28 DE MARZO. ISBN 959-7117-11-8. TPICG- 29. CD-rom: Centro Nacional de Información Geológica (La Habana),  9 páginas, 2003.

2002. GARCÍA CASCO, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., MILLÁN TRUJILLO, G., MONIÉ, P., SCHNEIDER, J. Oscillatory zoning in eclogitic garnet and amphibole, northern serpentinite melange, Cuba: A record of tectonic instability during subduction? Journal of Metamorphic Geology 20, 581-598. DOI 10.1046/j.1525-1314.2002.00390.x;

2001. GARCÍA CASCO, A., TORRES ROLDAN, R.L., MILLÁN TRUJILLO G., MONIÉ P., HAISSEN, F. High-grade metamorphism and hydrous melting of metapelites in the Pinos Terrane (W Cuba): Evidence for crustal thickening and extension in the northern Caribbean collisional belt. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 19, 699-715. DOI 10.1046/j.0263-4929.2001.00343.x;

South American active margin

Submitted. Hyppolito, T. et al. Contact metamorphism as a temporal marker of change of deformation stile within the Late Paleozoic accretionary wedge of central Chile (Pichilemu region). Journal of Metamorphic Geology

Accepted. BLANCO-QUINTERO, I.F., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., TORO, L.M, MORENO, M., RUIZ, E.C., VINASCO, C.J., CARDONA, A., LÁZARO, C., MORATA, D. Late Jurassic terrane collision in the northwestern margin of Gondwana (Cajamarca Complex, eastern flank of the Central Cordillera, Colombia) International Geology Review. DOI: 10.1080/00206814.2014.963710

2014. T. Hyppolito, A. García-Casco, C. Juliani, V.T. Meira, C. Hal. Late Paleozoic onset of subduction and exhumation at the western margin of Gondwana (Chilenia Terrane): Counterclockwise P-T paths and timing of metamorphism of deep-seated garnet-mica schist and amphibolite of Punta Sirena, Coastal Accretionary Complex, central Chile (34° S). Lithos, DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2014.07.023.

2014. Thaís Hyppolito, Caetano Juliani, Antonio García-Casco, Vinícius Tieppo Meira, Andres Bustamante & Francisco Hervé. The nature of the Palaeozoic oceanic basin at the southwestern margin of Gondwana and implications for the origin of the Chilenia terrane (Pichilemu region, central Chile). International Geology Review, 56, 1097-1121; DOI: 10.1080/00206814.2014.919612

2013. Álvarez, J., Mpodozis, C., Blanco-Quintero, I., García-Casco, A., Arriagada, C., Morata, D. U-Pb ages and metamorphic evolution of the La Pampa Gneisses: Implications for the evolution of the Chilenia Terrane and Permo-Triassic tectonics of north Central Chile. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 47, pp. 100-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2013.07.001

2011. Castro, A., Aragón, E., Díaz-Alvarado, J., Blanco-QUintero, I.F., García-Casco, A., Vogt, K., Liu, D-Y. Age and composition of granulite xenoliths from Paso de Indios, Chubut Province, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 32, 567-574. DOI 10.1016/j.jsames.2011.06.001

Neoproterozoic orogens

Submitted. V.T. Meira, C. Juliani, J.H.D. Schorscher, T. Hyppolito, A. Garcia-Casco. Tectono-metamorphic evolution of the Central Ribeira Belt, Eastern São Paulo State, Brazil: A case of late Neoproterozoic intracontinental orogeny and gneiss dome development on assembly of Western Gondwana. Tectonics.

Tianshan

2013 Rojas-Agramonte, Y., Herwartz, D., García-Casco, A., Kröner, A., Alexeiev, D.V., Klemd, R., Buhre, S., Barth, M. Early Palaeozoic deep subduction of continental rust in the Kyrgyz North Tianshan: Evidence from Lu-Hf garnet geochronology and petrology of mafic dykes. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 166, 252-543. DOI: s00410-013-0889-y + Supplementary Material

Ore deposits

Accepted. E. Andreu, J.A. Proenza, L. Torró, C. Domenech, A. García-Casco, C. Villanova de Benavent, C. Chavez, J. Espaillat, J.F. Lewis. Weathering profile of the Cerro de Maimón VMS deposit (Dominican Republic): textures, mineralogy, gossan evolution and mobility of gold and silver. Ore Geology Reviews.

2014. Villanova-de-Benavent, C., Proenza, J.A., Galí, S., García-Casco, A., Tauler, E., Lewis, J.F., Longo, F. Garnierites and garnierites: Textures, mineralogy and geochemistry of garnierites in the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit, Dominican Republic. Ore Geology Reviews, 58 (C), pp. 91-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2013.10.008

2013. Villanova-de-Benavent, Cristina; Proenza, Joaquin A.; Gali, Salvador; et al. "Garnierite" ore and Ni-serpentine mineralizations from the Falcondo Ni-laterite deposit (Dominican Republic): an approach from quantitative XR element imaging. Mineral Deposit Research For A High-Tech World, 1-4 ,379-382. Edited by: Jonsson, E.

2009. PROENZA, J. A., GARCÍA-CASCO, A., LEWIS, J.F., GALÍ, S., TAULER, E., LABRADOR M., LONGO F.: Textural Relations and Minerals Compositions of Garnierite Ores Using X-Ray Images. Macla 11, p. 155-156.

Speleothems

2013. Fernando Gázquez, José Maria Calaforra, Antonio García-Casco, Laura Sanna, Paolo Forti. STRONTIUM ISOTOPE RATIOS (87Sr/86Sr) IN GYPSUM SPELEOThEMS FROM ThE NAICA MINE CAvES (CHIHUAHUA, MEXICO): GENETIC IMPLICATIONS [GLI ISOTOPI DELLO STRONZIO (87Sr/86Sr) NEGLI SPELEOTEMI DI GESSO DELLE GROTTE DI NAICA (CHIHUAHUA, MESSICO)]. Memorie Istituto Italiano di Speleologia. 28:231-241.

2012. F Gázquez, J M Calaforra, A García-Casco, L Sanna, P Forti. Relaciones isotópicas de estroncio (87 Sr/86 Sr) en espeleotemas yesíferos de las cuevas de Naica (Chihuahua, México): Implicaciones genéticas [Strontium isotope ratios (87 Sr/ 86 Sr) in gypsum speleothems from the Naica Mine caves (Chihuahua, Mexico): Genetic implications]. En: Resúmenes extendidos del VIII Congreso Geológico de España. CD anexo a Geo-Temas 13 (Fernández, L.P., Fernández, A., Cuesta, A. y Bahamonde, J.R., eds). , p. 874-877.

2012. GÁZQUEZ F., CALAFORRA J.-M., RULL F., FORTI P. AND GARCÍA-CASCO A. Organic matter of fossil origin in the amberine speleothems from El Soplao Cave (Cantabria, Northern Spain). International Journal of Speleology, 41, 113-123. DOI 10.5038/1827-806X.41.1.12

2011. F Gázquez, J M Calaforra, L Sanna, P Forti, A Delgado, A García-Casco, J Martínez-Frías, F Rull. Gypsum speleothem growth controlled by air flow direction: Sorbas caves (South-eastern Spain) Conference Proceeding, 28th IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, Zaragoza

2010. Fernando Gázquez, Antonio Delgado-Huertas, Antonio García-Casco, Heather Stoll, Paolo Forti, José María-Calaforra. Los espeleotemas ambarinos de la Cueva de El Soplao (Cantabria). En: J. J. Durán y F. Carrasco (Eds.), Cuevas: Patrimonio, Naturaleza, Cultura y Turismo, pp. 251-264. Madrid. Asociación de Cuevas Turísticas Españolas. pp.251-264. ISBN: 978-84-614-4630-8-0.

Restoration of building stone

2000. RODRÍGUEZ GORDILLO, J., DURÁN SUÁREZ, J.A., GARCÍA CASCO, A. Evaluation of the penetration of restoration materials in stone. A new method. Materiales de Construcción 50, nº 260, 15-26.

1998. DURAN SUAREZ, J.A.., GARCÍA CASCO, A., RODRIGUEZ GORDILLO, J. Evaluación de compuestos protectores para el material pétreo poroso. Aplicación a calcarenitas. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía 21, 61-75

1993. DURAN SUAREZ, J.A., GARCÍA CASCO, A., SANCHEZ NAVAS, A., RODRIGUEZ GORDILLO, J. Caracterización de alteraciones en pilares de travertino de la Iglesia del Salvador (Granada). Propuestas restauradoras. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía 16, 1-12.

Software

TORRES-ROLDÁN, R.L., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. Cspace (software for the algebraic and graphical analysis of phase assemblages), + Tutorial, + Examples + Documentation + Bibliography. Website: http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/personal/cspace/0_cspace.htm .

TORRES-ROLDÁN, R.L., GARCÍA-CASCO, A. DWImager (software for the analysis of X-Ray images, unpublished).

Patents

Durán Suárez, Jorge Alberto & García Casco, Antonio. (10 May, 2004). Piedra artificial porosa: prefabricados y morteros adaptables (kit) para aplicación en obras de construcción y restauración. Patent Owner: University of Granada.

Field trip guides

2012. García-Casco, A. (Ed.) "Las rocas hacen ciudad". Una excursión por el centro de Granada para el reconocimiento de rocas y minerales en edificios históricos, recientes, esculturas, calles, aceras, jardines, mobiliario urbano.... Desde Bibrrambla pasando por Zacatín, Capilla Real, Plaza del Carmen, Fuente de las Batallas, Plaza del Campillo y Plaza Nueva. Dirigida al gran público y explicada por profesores e investigadores de la Universidad de Granada.
http://www.ugr.es/~agcasco/geolodiagranada2012/

2009. GARCÍA-CASCO, A., ITURRALDE-VINENT, M.A., BERNAL, L. "Field trip to the subduction and arc complexes of central Cuba". IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean. Field trip Guidebook, 38 p.
 

1991. GALINDO ZALDÍVAR, J., GARCÍA CASCO, A., GERVILLA, F., GÓMEZ PUGNAIRE, M.T., GONZÁLEZ LODEIRO, F., JABALOY, A., JULIVERT, M. Field trip of the Nevado-Filabride, Alpujarride and Malaguide Complexes (Betic Cordillera). IGCP Project nº 276 "Paleozoic Geodynamic Domains and their Alpidic Evolution in the Tethys" Field trip Guidebook, 43-62, Granada.

Invited talks

2013  Unveiling pre Columbian Caribbean jade routes: A case study in forensic geology with geological and anthropological implications. OPENING CONFERENCE, V Convención Cubana de Ciencias de la Tierra (GEOCIENCIAS´2013), 1-5 de Abril, 2013, Palacio de las Convenciones, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba. http://www.cubacienciasdelatierra.com/

2013. 140 million years of subduction and terrane collision and accretion in the leading edge of the Caribbean plate (with emphasis in Cuba). A metamorphic perspective. SPECIAL CONFERENCE, X Congreso de Geología, Sociedad Cubana de Geologia, 1-5 de Abril, 2013, Palacio de las Convenciones, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba. http://www.cubacienciasdelatierra.com/ http://www.cubacienciasdelatierra.com/index.php?module=general4

2011. Petrological and geochemical characterization of  pre-Columbian jadeitite artifacts from  Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Guadalupe, and St. Eustatius. Implications for potential source regions and pan-regional trade dynamics in the Caribbean-Meso America-Northern South America region. Seminar "The Pan-Caribbean Distribution of Jadeitite: New Sources, Old Problems, Alternative Solutions". Faculty of Archaeology, Univ Leiden, October 5 2011, http://www.archaeology.leiden.edu/

2010. Melanges and melange formation in the Caribbean. ILP Subduction Channel Processes, Université Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, 29-30 Nov 2010.

2010. Thermal evolution of subducted oceanic slabs. A metamorphic perspective with examples from the northern edge of the Caribbean Plate. Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, 2 Dec., 2010.

2010. Thermal Evolution of Subducted Slabs: A Metamorphic Perspective with Examples from the Northern Edge of the Caribbean Plate. Seminars of the American Museum of Natural History, New York. Earth and Planetary Sciences. Thursday, April 1 2010.

2009. Cretaceous-Tertiary subduction and arc-platform collision on the northern edge of the Caribbean plate. Paipa, Colombia. XII Colombian Geological Congress (September 7-11, 2009), Thematic Session "Advances in the tectonic evolution of the Caribbean". Organized by IGCP 546 Subduction Zones of the Caribbean.

2009. Thermal evolution of slabs (from the onset to the demise of subduction)- a metamorphic perspective with examples. EURopean Intensive Seminars of Petrology -EURISPET- A Marie Curie Series of Events funded by the EU FP6 Granada 2009, June 27-July 5. Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain. Coordinator: Bernardo Cesare (University of Padova).  

2005. Magister Speech: “Metamorphism of ophiolitic material in Cuba and its geodynamic significance”. First Cuban Convention of Earth Sciences, Geological Society of Cuba, Convention Palace, La Habana, Cuba, April 2005. (URL not available).

2005. Keynote Address: “Partial melting and counter-clockwise P-T path of subducted oceanic crust: a case study of hot subduction in the northern Caribbean (E Cuba)”. Metamorphic Studies Group Research In Progress and Annual General Meeting, The Geological Society of London, Burlington House, London, March 2005. Keynote address, 1-2.

 ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION

Restorations of building stone

1990-91, 1991-92 and 1992-93. Sculptures. Archaeological Museum, Granada.

1993-94. Columns of the Colegiata del Salvador (medieval mosque of the Albaycin), Granada
Report 1
Report 2

1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99. Columns of the Royal Hospital (s. XVI), Granada,
Report 1
Report 2
Report 3

Other

2011. Exposition. "LA PASIÓN POR EL VERDE (artefactos de jade y otras piedras verdes)". 2000 years of precolonial cultures of the Caribbean (c. III BC – c. XVI AD). Materials provided by Reniel Rodríguez Ramos (Univ. Puerto Rico) and Sebastiaan Knippenberg  (Univ Leiden).  Proyect CGL2009-12446 (MICINN), Research Group RNM -302 (J.A.).


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