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Mar Moragas Rodriguez

Postdoctoral Fellow
  • E-mailmar.moragas@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 41
    Realfagbygget
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

My background on integrated projects including tectonic, sedimentology and diagenesis studies is applied to decipher the evolution of salt-related rift basins and passive margins from a multidisciplinary approach. As a postdoctoral research fellow within the ZechTec project, my research will be focused on regional-scale mapping and analysis of different structural styles, seismic stratigraphy and salt basin dynamics. My research integrates subsurface data, field analogue analysis and numerical simulations to gain understanding of how salt structures and minibasin infill evolved temporally and spatially. 

Martín-Martín, J.D., Vergés, J., Saura, E., Moragas, M., Messager, G., Baqués, V., Razin, P., Grélaud, C., Malaval, M., Joussiaume, R., Casciello, E., Cruz-Orosa, I. & Hunt, D.W. (2017) Diapiric Growth within an Early Jurassic Rift Basin: The Tazoult Salt Wall (Central High Atlas, Morocco). Tectonics, 35, 1-31. DOI: 10.1002/2016TC004300

Moragas, M., Martínez, C., Baqués, V., Playà, E., Travé, A., Alías, G. & Cantarero, I. (2013) Diagenetic evolution of a fractured evaporite deposit (Vilobí Gypsum Unit, Miocene, Ne Spain). Geofluids, 13, 180-193. DOI: 10.1111/gfl.12017

Moragas, M., Vergés, J., Nalpas, T., Saura, E., Martín-Martín, J.D., Messager, G., Hunt, D.W., (2017). The impact of syn- and post-extension prograding sedimentation on the development of salt-related rift basins and their inversion: Clues from analogue modelling. Marine and Petroleum Geology 88, 985-1003. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.10.001

Moragas, M., Vergés, J., Saura, E., Martín-Martín, J.-D., Messager, G., Merino-Tomé, Ó., Suárez-Ruiz, I., Razin, P., Grélaud, C., Malaval, M., Joussiaume, R., Hunt, D.W., (2018). Jurassic rifting to post-rift subsidence analysis in the Central High Atlas and its relation to salt diapirism. Basin Research 30, 336-362. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12223

Moragas, M., Baqués, V., Travé, A., Martín-Martín, J.D., Saura, E., Messager, G., Hunt, D., Vergés, J. (2019). Diagenetic evolution of lower Jurassic platform carbonates flanking the Tazoult salt wall (Central High Atlas, Morocco). Basin Research 32, 546–566. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12382

Ortí, F., Rosell, L., Gibert, L., Moragas, M., Playà, E., Inglès, M., Rouchy, J.M., Calvo, J.P. & Gimeno, D. (2014) Evaporite Sedimentation in a Tectonically Active Basin: The Lacustrine Las Minas Gypsum Unit (Late Tortonian, Se Spain). Sedimentary Geology, 311, 17-42.  DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.06.004

Saura, E., Vergés, J., Martín-Martín, J.D., Messager, G., Moragas, M., Razin, P., Grélaud, C., Joussiaume, R., Malaval, M. & Homke, S. (2014) Syn-to Post-Rift Diapirism and Minibasins of the Central High Atlas (Morocco): The Changing Face of a Mountain Belt. Journal of the Geological Society, 171, 97-105.  DOI: 10.1144/jgs2013-079

Travé, A., Rodríguez-Morillas, N., Baqués, V., Playà, E., Casas, L., Cantarero, I., Martín-Martín, J. D., Gómez-Rivas, E., Moragas, M., and Cruset, D., 2021, Origin of the Coloured Karst Fills in the Neogene Extensional System of NE Iberia (Spain): Minerals, v. 11, no. 12, 1382-1410. DOI: 10.3390/min11121382.

Vergés, J., Moragas, M., Martín-Martín, J.D., Saura, E., Razin, P., Grélaud, C., Malaval, M., Joussiaume, R., Messager, G., Sharp, I., Hunt, D.W., 2017. Salt tectonics in the Atlas mountains of Morocco, in: Soto, J.I., Flinch, J., Tari, G. (Eds.), Permo-Triassic Salt Provinces of Europe, North Africa and the Atlantic Margins: Tectonics and hydrocarbon potential Elsevier, pp. 263-280.

Vergés, J., Poprawski, Y., Almar, Y., Drzewiecki, P. A., Moragas, M., Bover-Arnal, T., Macchiavelli, C., Wright, W., Messager, G., Embry, J.-C., Hunt, D., (2020). Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of Jurassic-Cretaceous diapiric structures: Miravete anticline, Maestrat Basin, Spain. Basin Research (available online).  DOI: 10.1111/bre.12447