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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., 2004, Geophysics, Universitat de Barcelona.
  • M.Sc., 2001, Geophysics, Universitat de Barcelona
  • B.Sc., 1998, Physics, Universitat de Barcelona


Research Interests

  • Inverse problem in seismics (travel time and full waveform tomography)
  • High resolution seismic techniques applied to problems related to the shallow subsurface structure, groundwater, engineering and environmental assessment
  • Reflection seismology applied to crustal studies
  • Seismic wave modeling in complex media


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J. Alcalde, D. Martí, C. Juhlin, A. Malehmir, D. Sopher, I. Marzán, P. Ayarza, A. Calahorrano, A. Pérez-Estaún and R. Carbonell. 3D Reflection Seismic Imaging of the Hontomín structure in the Basque-Cantabrian Basin (Spain) (2013), Solid Earth. (10.5194/se-4-481-2013)J. Alcalde, D. Martí, A. Calahorrano, P. Ayarza, I. Marzán, R. Carbonell, C. Juhlin, and A. Pérez-Estaún, Active seismic characterization experiments of the Hontomín research facility for geological storage of CO2, Spain (2013), International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. (10.1016/j.ijggc.2013.01.039) 

D. Martínez-Poyatos, R. Carbonell, I. Palomeras, J.F. Simancas, P. Ayarza, D. Martí, A. Azor, A. Jabaloy, P. González Cuadra, R. Tejero, L. Martín-Parra, J. Matas, F. González Lodeiro, A. Pérez-Estaún, J.L. García Lobón, and L. Mansilla, Imaging the crustal structure of the Central Iberian Zone (Variscan Belt): the ALCUDIA deep seismic reflection transect (2011), Tectonics (10.1029/2011TC002995)


I. Palomeras, R. Carbonell, P. Ayarza, D. Martí, D. Brown, and F. Simancas, Poisson's ratio in the SW-Iberia Variscan Belt: constraints on the crustal composition (2011). G-cubed 10.1029/2011GC003577)J. Font-Capó, E. Vázquez-Suñé, J. Carrera, D. Martí, R. Carbonell, and A. Pérez-Estaún, Groundwater inflow prediction in urban tunneling (2011), Engineering Geology (10.1016/j.enggeo.2011.04.012)


R. Carbonell , A. Pérez-Estaún, L. Martínez-Landa, D. Martí, and D. Carretero, Geophysical and geological characterization of fractures within a granitic pluton (2010), Near Surface Geophysics 8 No.3, 181-193, (10.3997/1873-0604.2010002)


D. Brown, S. Llana-Funez, R. Carbonell, J. Álvarez-Marrón, D. Martí, and M. Salisbury, Laboratory measurements of P-wave and S-wave velocities across a surface analog of the continental crust-mantle boundary: Cabo Ortegal, Spain (2009), Earth and Planetary Science Letters (10.1016/j.epsl.2009.05.032)


D. Martí, R. Carbonell, I. Flecha, I. Palomeras, E. Vázquez-Suñé, J. Font-Capó, A. Pérez-Estaún, High-resolution seismic characterization in an urban area: subway tunnel construction in Barcelona, Spain (2008), Geophysics 73, Issue 2, B41-B50 (10.1190/1.2832626) 


D. Martí, R. Carbonell, J. Escuder-Viruete, A. Pérez-Estaún, Characterization of a fractured granitic pluton: P- and S-wave seismic tomography and uncertainty analysis (2006), Tectonophysics, 422, 99-114 (10.1016/j.tecto.2006.05.012)I. Flecha, R. Carbonell, H. Zeyen, D. Martí , I. Palomeras, F. Simancas, A. Pérez-Estaún, Imaging granitic plutons along IBERSEIS profile (2006), Tectonophysics 420, 37-47 (10.1016/j.tecto.2006.01.019)


D. Martí, J. Escuder-Viruete, R. Carbonell, I. Flecha, A. Pérez-Estaún, Fault architecture and related distribution of physical properties in granitic massifs: geological and geophysical methodologies (2006), Journal of Iberian Geology, 32(1), 95-112I. Flecha, D. Martí, R. Carbonell, J. Escuder-Viruete, A. Pérez-Estaún, Imaging low velocity anomalies with the aid of seismic tomography (2004), Tectonophysics, 388, 225-238 (10.1016/j.tecto.2004.04.031)


J. Escuder-Viruete, R. Carbonell, C. Pérez Soba, D. Martí, A. Pérez-Estaún, Geological, geophysical and geochemical structure of a fault zone developed in granitic rocks: implications for fault zone modelling in 3-D (2004), International Journal of Earth Sciences, 93, 172-188 (10.1007/s00531-003-0378-z)


J.F. Simancas, R. Carbonell, F. González-Lodeiro, A. Pérez-Estaún, C. Juhlin, P.Ayarza, A. Azor, D. Martínez-Poyatos, G.R. Almodóvar, E. Pascual, R. Sáez, A. Kashubin, F. Alonso, J. Álvarez-Marrón, F. Bohoyo, S. Castillo, T. Donaire, I. Expósito, I. Flecha, E. Galadí, J. Galindo Zaldívar, F. González, P. Gonzalez Cuadra, I. Macías, D. Martí, A. Martín, L.M. Martín Parra, J.M., Nieto, H. Palm, P. Ruano, M. Ruiz, M.Toscano., The seismic crustal structure of the Ossa-Morena zone and its geological interpretation (2004), Journal of Iberian Geology, 30, 133-144 


J. Escuder-Viruete, R. Carbonell, D. Martí, M.J. Jurado, A. Pérez-Estaún, Architecture of fault zones determined from outcrop, cores, 3-D seismic tomography and geostatistical modelling: example from the Albalá granitic pluton, SW Iberian Variscan massif (2003), Tectonophysics, 361, 97-120 (10.1016/S0040-1951(02)00586-3)


J. Escuder-Viruete, R. Carbonell, D. Martí, A. Pérez-Estaún, 3-D stochastic modelling and simulation of fault zones in a granitic massif: the Albalá granitic pluton, SW Iberian Variscan massif (2003), Journal of Structural Geology, 25, 1487-1506 (10.1016/S0191-8141(02)00183-9)


D. Martí, R. Carbonell, A. Tryggvason, J. Escuder-Viruete, A. Pérez-Estaún, Mapping brittle fracture zones in 3 dimensions: high resolution travel time seismic tomography in a granitic pluton (2002), Geophysical Journal International, 149, 95-105 (10.1046/j.1365-246X.2002.01615.x)


D. Martí, R. Carbonell, A. Tryggvason, J. Escuder-Viruete, A. Pérez-Estaún, Calibrating 3D tomograms of a granitic pluton (2002), Geophysical Research Letters, (10.1029/2001GL012942)


J. Escuder-Viruete, R. Carbonell, M.J. Jurado, D. Martí, A. Pérez-Estaún, Two dimensional geostatistical modeling and prediction of the fracture system in the Albalá granitic pluton (2002), Journal of Structural Geology, 23, 2011-2023 (10.1016/S0191-8141(01)00026-8)


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