de Felipe Martín, Irene

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Irene de Felipe Martín

Former Contract Scientist



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Educational Background

  • 2017 PhD in Geology, University of Oviedo (Spain)
  • 2011 MSc in Geological Resources and Geotechnics, University of Oviedo
  • 2009 BSc in Geology, University of Zaragoza (Spain)


Research Interests

  • Geodynamics, tectonics and structural geology.
  • Low-temperature thermochronological dating.
  • Petrology, mineralogy and stable isotope of carbonates. Fluid-rock interaction.
  • Site studies: the Pyrenean-Cantabrian mountain belt


Active Projects

Past Projects





DeFelipe, I., Pedreira, D., Pulgar, J.A., van der Beek, P.A., Bernet, M., and Pik, R. Unraveling the Mesozoic and Cenozoic tectonothermal evolution of the eastern Basque-Cantabrian zone − western Pyrenees by low-temperature thermochronology. Submitted to Tectonics.

DeFelipe, I., Pulgar J.A., and Pedreira, D. (2018). Crustal structure of the eastern Basque-Cantabrian Zone ̶ western Pyrenees: from the Cretaceous hyperextension to the Cenozoic inversion. Journal of the Geological Society of Spain 31(2).

DeFelipe, I., Pedreira, D., Pulgar, J.A., Iriarte, E., and Mendia, M. (2017). Mantle exhumation and metamorphism in the Basque-Cantabrian Basin (N Spain): Stable and clumped isotope analysis in carbonates and comparison with ophicalcites in the North-Pyrenean Zone (Urdach and Lherz). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18, doi:10.1002/2016GC006690.

Ballesteros, D., Jiménez-Sánchez, M., Giralt, S., DeFelipe, I., and García-Sansegundo, J. (2017). Glacial origin for cave rhythmite during MIS 5d-c in a glaciokarst landscape, Picos de Europa (Spain). Geomorphology, 286, 68–77.

DeFelipe, I., Fanlo, I., Mateo, E. and Subías, I. (2014). The Bizielle vein (valle de Gistaín): a case of iron oxide transformation at the Pyrenees of Spain. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry. V. 74. 77-85 p.


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