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educator , Geologist

Eduard Roca Abella, Spanish geologist, educator. Achievements include discovery of of the thrusting structure of the Valencia trough (Western Mediterranean); contribution to analise the structure of conical folds; research in first balanced cross-section through the northern Carpathians; first to application of 3D balancing techniques to reconstruct the Western Mediterranean structure. Member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Background

Abella, Eduard Roca was born on August 30, 1961 in Barcelona, Spain. Son of Ramon Roca Salvadó and Carme Abella Franco.

Education

Doctor of geology, University of Barcelona, 1981—1992.

Career

Researcher holder University of Barcelona, 1987—1990, assistant, 1990—1991. Post-doc researcher holder Institut Français du Pétrole, Paris, 1992. Assistant University of Barcelona, 1993—1995, associate professor, 1995—2000, professor, since 2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of of the thrusting structure of the Valencia trough (Western Mediterranean). Contribution to analise the structure of conical folds. Research in first balanced cross-section through the northern Carpathians.

    First to application of 3D balancing techniques to reconstruct the Western Mediterranean structure.

Membership

Member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Climbing, travel, catalan traditional activities.

Connections

Married Mireia Cavaller Badia, November 15, 1997. 1 child Clara Roca Cavaller.

father:
Ramon Roca Salvadó

mother:
Carme Abella Franco

spouse:
Mireia Cavaller Badia

child:
Clara Roca Cavaller Abella