El Programa de Doctorado en Ciencias Mención Geología forma parte del Departamento de Ciencias Geológicas de la Universidad Católica del Norte, ubicada en la ciudad de Antofagasta, Chile. Está orientado a profesionales de Ciencias de la Tierra e Ingeniería. El Programa tiene una duración de 8 semestres.

Correo electrónico

Últimos 5 años

Martínez, F., Gonzalez, R., Bascuñan, S., Arriagada, C. (2017) Structural styles of the Salar de Punta Negra Basin in the Preandean Depression (24o-25oS) of the Central Andes. Journal of South American Earth Science.

Zeeuw-van Dalfsen E., Richter, N., Nikkhoo M., González., G., and Walter Th., Geomorpholohy and Structural devepelopment  of the nested summit crater of Lascar Volcano studied with terrestrial Laser Scanner data and Analogue Modelling. Submitted to Jounal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research Volume 329, January 2017, pages 1-12

Martínez, F., Cristallini, E (2017). Analysis of the doubly vergent inverted structures in the Mesozoic basins of northern Chile (28°S): A comparative approach from field data and analogue modeling. Journal of South American Earth Science (en prensa).

Rubinstein, C. V., Petus, E., & Niemeyer, H. (2017). Palynostratigraphy of the Zorritas Formation, Antofagasta region, Chile: Insights on the Devonian/Carboniferous boundary in western Gondwana. Geoscience Frontiers, 8(3), 493-506.

Lin, Y.S., Chuang, Y. R. , Shyu, B., Gonzalez, G., Chen.Ch., Lo, Ch., Liu. Y.  2016. Structural characteristics of an active fold-and-thrust system in the southeastern Atacama Basin, northern Chile. Tectonophysics, 685, 44-59.

Scott, Ch., Allmendinger, R., Gonzalez, G. and Loveless, J. 2016 Coseismic extension from surface cracks reopened by the 2014 Pisagua earthquake sequence. Geology  doi: 10.1130/G37662.1.

Binnie., A., Dunai., T., Binnie., S., Victor., P., González., G., and Bolten., A., 2016 Accelerated late Quaternary uplift revealed by 10 Be exposure dating of marine terraces, Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile., Quaternary Geochronology., 36, 12-27.

Veloso, E., Gomila, R., Cembrano, J., Gonzalez, R., Jensen, E., Arancibia, G. 2015. Stress fields recorded on large-scale strike-slip fault systems: Effects on the tectonic evolution of crustal slivers during oblique subduction. Tectonophysics 664, 244-255.  doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.09.022.  (IF:2,650) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a

J. Cortés-Aranda, G. González, D. Rémy, J. Martinod. Normal upper plate fault reactivation in northern Chile and the subduction earthquake cycle: From geological observations and static Coulomb Failure Stress (CFS) change. Tectonophysics 639 (2015), 118-131.

Niemeyer, H., Niemeyer, H., & Schiappacasse, V. (2015). Una falla geologica sub-actual detectada en el sitio arqueologico 14. desembocadura del Rio Camarones-Desierto de Atacama, chile. Andean Geology, (22).

Gonzalez G., Salazar, P., Loveless J.P. , Allmendinger, R., Aron, F. , and Shrivastava, M. 2015, Upper plate reverse fault reactivation and unclamping of the megathrust during the 2014 northern Chile earthquake sequence. Geology; 10.1130/G36703.1

Veloso, E. E., N. W. Hayman, R. Anma, M. Tominaga, R. T. González, T. Yamazaki, and N. Astudillo. 2014. Magma flow directions in the sheeted dike complex at superfast spreading mid-ocean ridges: Insights from IODP Hole 1256D, Eastern Pacific, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, 1283–1295, (IF: 2,923) doi:10.1002/2013GC004957. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2013GC004957/abstract

Niemeyer, H., Meffre, S., & Guerrero, R. (2014). Zircon U–Pb geochronology of granitic rocks of the Cordón de Lila and Sierra de Almeida ranges, northern Chile: 30 my of Ordovician plutonism on the western border of Gondwana. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 56, 228-241.

Palacios, M. J., & Niemeyer, H. (2013). Cataclastic bands in the Tambillo Pluton: evidence of the ocloyic orogenesis in the Cordón de Lila, northern Chile. Andean Geology, 40(3), 561-570.

Aron, F., Allmendinger, R. W., Cembrano, J., González, G.  and Gonzalo Yáñez. Permanent fore-arc extension and seismic segmentation: Insights from the 2010 Maule earthquake, Chile. 2013, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: SOLID EARTH, VOL. 118, 1–16, doi:10.1029/2012JB009339, 2013.

R. W. Allmendinger, G. González, J. Cembrano, F. Aron and G. Yáñez. 2013, Splay fault slip during the Mw 8.8 2010 Maule Chile earthquake: COMMENT Geology 2013,41; e309.


Antes de 2012

Cortes, J., Gonzalez, G., Binnie, S., Robinson, R. Freeman, S. and Vargas, G. (2012). Paleoseismology of the Mejillones Fault, northern Chile: Insigths from cosmogenic 10Be and Optically Stimulated Luminescence determinations. Tectonics Vol 13, TC2017; doi: 10.1029/2011TC002877, 2012.

Vargas, G.; Palacios, C.;Reich, M.; Luo, S.; Shen, Ch. González, G. Wu, Ch. 2011, U-series dating of co-seismic gypsum and submarine paleoseismology of active faults (23°S). Tectonophysics. Volume 497, Issues 1-4, 2 January 2011, Pages 34-44.

Arriagada, C., Arancibia, G., Martinez, F. Carrizo, D., Van Sint Jan, Saez, E. González, G. Rebolledo, S,. Sepulveda, S., Contreras, E. Jensen, E., Yañez, G. 2011, Nature and tectonic significance of co-seismic structures associated with the Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake, central southern Chile forearc. Journal Structural Geology, 33, 891-897.

Uribe, F., & Niemeyer, H. (2010). Franjas miloniticas en la Cordillera de la Costa de Antofagasta (Cuadrangulo Cerro Cristales, 24° 00'-24° 15's) y la distribucion del basamento Precambrico. Andean Geology, (23).

Niemeyer, H. (2010). New kinematic data from the Sierra Castillo Fault at Quebrada del Carrizo, Precordillera of Atacama Region, Chile. Andean Geology, 26(2), 159-174.

Niemeyer, H., & Urrutia, C. (2010). Strike-slip along the Sierra de Varas Fault (Cordillera de Domeyko Fault-System), northern Chile. Andean Geology, 36(1), 37-50.

Allmendinger, R. and González, G. 2010. Invited Paper: Neogene to Quaternary Tectonics of the Coastal Cordillera, northern Chile. Tectonophysics 495 (2010) 93-110.

Loveless, J., Allmendinger, R. Pritchard, M, González, G. 2010, Normal and reverse faulting driven by the subduction zone earthquake cycle in the northern Chilean forearc. Tectonics VOL. 29, TC2001, doi:10.1029/2009TC002465, 2010

Niemeyer, H., Lazcano, E., & Aviles, C. (2010). Emplacement mechanism of the Sierra de Varas Norte Pluton, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Andean Geology, 28(2), 229-241.

John P. Loveless, Richard W. Allmendinger, Matthew E. Pritchard, Jordan L. Garroway, Gabriel González. 2009. Surface cracks record long-term seismic segmentation of the Andean margin. Geology 37, 23-26.

González, G. Cembrano, J. Aron, F. Veloso, E. and J. Shyu, B. 2009. Coeval compressional deformation and volcanism in the Central Andes, case studies from northern Chile (23-24° Lat. S) Tectonics, 28, TC6003, doi:10.1029/2009TC002538

Carrizo, D., González, G. and Dunai, T 2008. Constricción Neógena en la Cordillera de la Costa Norte de Chile (20º30’ 21º05’S), antearco externo de los Andes Centrales: Neotectónica y datación de superficies con 21Ne cosmogénico. Revista Geológica de Chile 35, 1, 1-35.

González, G., Gerbault, M. Martinod, J., Cembrano, J., Carrizo, D., Allmendinger, R. and Espina, J. 2008. Crack formation on top of propagating reverse faults of the Chuculay Fault System northern Chile: insights from field data and numerical modelling. Journal Structural Geology, 30, 6 791-808.

Quezada, J., González G., Dunai, T., Jensen, A. and Juez-Larre, J. 2007. Alzamiento litoral Pleistoceno del norte de Chile: edades 21Ne de la terraza costera más alta del área de Caldera-Bahía Inglesa. Revista Geológica de Chile, vol 34, 1, 81-96.

González, G. Dunai, T, Carrizo, D. and Allmendinger, R. (2006) Young displacements on the Atacama Fault System, northern Chile from field observations and cosmogenic 21Ne concentrations. Tectonics.

Loveless, J., Hoke, G., Allmendinger, R., González, G., Isacks, B. and Carrizo, D. (2005) Pervasive cracking of the northern Chilean Coastal Cordillera:New evidence for forearc extension. Geology; vol. 33; N° 12; p. 973–976.

Cembrano J., González, G., Arancibia, G., Ahumada, I., Olivares, V., and Herrera, V. (2005) Fault zone development and strain partitioning in an extensional strike-slip duplex: a case study from the Atacama fault system, Northern Chile. Tectonophysics, vol. 400, 105-125.

Dunai, T. González, G. and Juez-Larré, J (2005) Oligocene/Miocene age of aridity in the Atacama Desert revealed by exposure dating of erosion sensitive landforms. Geology, Vol. 33, N°4, 321-324.

Allmendinger, R; González, G. Yu, J; Hoke, G; and Isacks, B. (2005) Trench parallel shortening in the Northern Chilean Forearc: Tectonic and climatic implications. Geological Society of American Bulletin, Vo. 117, 1/2, 89-104.

González, G. Cembrano J. Carrizo D. Macci, A. Schneider, H. (2003). Link between forearc tectonics and Pliocene-Quaternary deformation of the Coastal Cordillera, Northern Chile: Journal of South American Earth Sciences, Vo. 18, 321-342.

González, G. & Carrizo D. (2003). Segmentación, cinemática y cronología relativa de la deformación tardía de la Falla Salar del Carmen, Sistema de Fallas de Atacama, Cordillera de la Costa de Antofagasta. Revista Geológica de Chile. Vol. 30, N°2, 223-244.

Ancorp Group, González G. (2003). Seismic imaging of a convergent continental margin and plateau in the Central Andes (ANCORP'96). Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth. 2003, 108, B7 10,1029/2002JB001771,38.

Scheuber ; E. Charrier, R., Gonzalez, G. Klötz, J. Reuther, C-D. & Reutter, K. (2000). Crustal evolution of the Southern Central Andes (20ºS-26ºS) since the Jurassic. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Geologie, Sonderheft SH1, p. 323-329.

González, G. (1999). Mecanismo y profundidad de emplazamiento del Plutón de Cerro Cristales, Cordillera de la Costa de Antofagasta, Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile, Nº 26, Vol 1, 43-66 Julio 1999.

Ancorp Group (1999). Seismic reflection image revealing offset of Andean subduction-zone earthquake locations into oceanic mantle. Nature, vol. 397, 341-345.

Scheuber, E and González, G (1999). Tectonics of the Jurassic-early Cretaceous magmatic arc of the north Chilean Coastal Cordillera (22°-26°S): a story of crustal deformation along a convergent plate boundary. Tectonics, vol. 18. Nº5.895-910. October 1999.

Niemeyer, H. González G., y Martinez, E. (1996). Evolución tectónica cenozoica del margen continental activo de Antofagasta, norte de Chile. Revista Geológica de Chile, 23 (2): 165-186. SERNAGEOMIN Chile.

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