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Contact Information

Laura Becerril Carretero

Contract Scientist (JdlC)

+34 93 409 54 10 ext. 206

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Educational Background

  • PhD in Geology, 2014, University of Zaragoza
  • Postgraduate in Volcanology, 2012, Universitat de Girona
  • M. Sc., 2009, Oceanography, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • B. Sc., 2007, Geology, Universidad de Zaragoza


Research Interests

Becerrils's research career started in 2008 when she obtained a Fellowship from the Geological Survey of Spain (IGME) for four years (2008-2012), focused on the volcano-structural study and the long-term volcanic hazard evaluation on El Hierro Island (Canary Islands, Spain). After the completness of this period she worked as a self-employed worker in the "Consejo Insular de Aguas de El Hierro", performing hydrogeological and volcanological tasks (2012-2013). She was employed after this period by the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (CSIC) to conduct research related to the 2011 volcanic crisis of El Hierro Island (2013-2014). During 2015-2016 she was involved and employed as Postdoctoral Researcher in a European Project (VeTOOLS) funded by the European Commision's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) (2015-2016). Currently she has a new Postdoctoral contract "Juan de la Cierva-Formación" from the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, holding a Postdoctoral Position in the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (ICTJA) from the Spanish National Research Council during 2017-2018. Her main fields of interest are: volcano-structure, volcanic morphometry, volcanic hazard assessment and risk management, development of volcanic hazard maps


Active Projects

  • MARES: MAgma Reservoirs at ocEanic islandS- University of Azores
  • EPOS Implementation Phase - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia

Past Projects