Juan Miguel Insua Arévalo

Juan Miguel Insua Arévalo

Associate Professor
Profesor Contratado Doctor

Departamento de Geodinámica, Estratigrafía y Paleontología
Facultad de CC. Geológicas
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
c/ José Antonio Nováis 12, 28040, Madrid (Spain)

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telefono-fijo_318-33263 +34 91 394 4721

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Research Interests

Teaching

Earthquake geology
Active Tectonics
Paleosismology
Engineering Geology
Rock mechanics
Engineering geology
Field Geology

Publications

2015

  • Martin-Banda, R., García-Mayordomo, J.M., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Salazar, A., Rodríguez-Escudero, E., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Medialdea, A., Herrero, M.J. New insights on the seismogenic potential of the Eastern Betic Shear Zone (SE Iberia): Quaternary activity and paleoseismicity of the SW segment of the Carrascoy Fault Zone. Tectonics 34, 55-75, 2015; doi: 10.1002/2015TC003997
  • Insua-Arévalo, J.M., García-Mayordomo, J., Salazar, A., Rodríguez-Escudero, E., Martín-Banda, R., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Canora, C., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Paleoseismological evidence of Holocene activity of the Los Tollos Fault (Murcia, SE Spain): A lately formed Quaternary tectonic feature of the Eastern Betic Shear Zone. Journal of Iberian Geology 41(3): 333-350, 2015; doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2015.v41.n3.49948

2014

  • Canora, C., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Villamor, P., Alonso-Henar, J., Capote del Villar, R., The 1719 El Salvador earthquake: An M>7 event in the Central American Volcanic Arc? Seismological Research Letters 85(4), 7874-793, 2014; doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/0220130150
  • Rodríguez-Escudero, E., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Capote del Villar, R. Tectonic Setting of the recent damaging seismic series in the Southeastern Betic Cordillera, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 12, 1831-1854, 2014; doi: 10.1007/s10518-013-9551-3

2013

  • Guerra-Merchán, A., Serrano, F., Ruiz-Bustos, A., Garcés, M., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., García-Aguilar, J.M. Approach to the Lower Pliocene marine-continental correlation from Southern Spain. The micrommamal site of Alhaurín el Grande-1 (Málaga Basin, Betic Cordillera, Spain). Estudios Geológicos 69(1), 85-96, 2013; doi: 10.3989/egeol.40875.175
  • Alonso-Henar, K., Montero, W., Martínez-Díaz., J.J., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Rojas, W. The Aguacaliente Fault, source of the Cartago 1910 destructive earthquake (Costa Rica). Terra Nova 25 368-373, 2013; doi: 10.1111/ter.12045

2012

  • Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., García-Mayordomo, J., Martín-González, F. Active tectonics in the Malaga Basin: evidences from morphotectonic markers (Western Betic Cordillera, Spain). Journal of Iberian Geology 38 (1), 175-190, 2012; doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2012.v38.n1.39212
  • García-Mayordomo, J., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Jiménez-Díaz, A., Martín-Banda, R., Martín-Alfageme, S., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Rodríguez-Peces, M., Pérez-López, R., Rodríguez-Pascua, M.A., Masana, E., Perea, H., Martín-González, F., Giner-Robles, J., Nemser, E.S., Cabral, J., and QAFI Compilers. The Quaternary Active Faults Database of Iberia (QAFI v.2.0). Journal of Iberian Geology 38 (1), 285-302, 2012; doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2012.v38.n1.39219
  • Martín-González, F., Antón, L., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., De Vicente, G., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Muñoz-Martín, A., Heredia, N., Olaiz, A. Seismicity and potencially active faults in the Northwest and Central-West Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Iberian Geology 38 (1), 31-51, 2012; doi: 10.5209/rev_JIGE.2012.v38.n1.39205
  • Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., García-Mayordomo, J., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Martín-González, F., Rodríguez-Peces, M.J. Interpretación tectónica de la fuente del terremoto de Lorca de 2011 (Mw 5.2) y sus efectos superficiales. Boletín Geológico y Minero 123(4), 441-458, 2012.

2011

  • García-Mayordomo, J. and Insua-Arévalo, J.M. Seismic hazard assessment for the Iroiz dam site (Western Pyrenees, Spain). Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 31, 1051-1063, 2011; doi: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2011.03.011
  • Rodríguez-Peces, M.J., Pérez-García, J.L., García-Mayordomo, J., Azañón, J.M., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Delgado-García, J. Applicability of Newmark method at regional, sub-regional and site scales: seismically induced Bullas and La Paca rock-slide cases (Murcia, SE Spain). Natural Hazards 59, 1109-1124, 2011; doi: 10.1007/s11069-011-9820-x
  • Rodríguez-Peces, M.J., García-Mayordomo, J., Azañón, J.M., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Jiménez-Pintor, J. Constraining pre-instrumental earthquake parameters from slope stability back-analysis: Paleoseismic reconstruction of the Güevejar landslide during the 1st November 1755 Lisbon and 25th December 1884 Arenas del Rey earthquakes. Quaternary International 242, 76-89, 2011; doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2010.11.027

2007

  • Benito, B, Capote del Villar, R., Gaspar-Escribano, J.M., Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Tsige, M., Stich, D., García-Mayordomo, J., García, M.J., Jiménez, M.E., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Álvarez-Gómez, J.A., Canora, C. An overview of the damaging and low magnitude La Paca earthquake (Mw 4.8) on January 29th, 2005. Context, seismotectonics, and seismic risk implications for South East Spain. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 97 (3), 671-690, 2007; doi: 10.1785/0120050150

2006

  • González de Vallejo, L.I., García-Mayordomo, J., Insua-Arévalo, J.M. Seismic Hazard Assessment of the Canary Islands. Bulletin of the Seismological Society Society of America 96 (6), 2040-2049, 2006; doi: 10.1785/0120050139
  • Martínez-Díaz, J.J., Capote del Villar, R., Tsige, M., Villamor, P., Martín-González, F., Insua-Arévalo, J.M. Seismic triggering in a stable continental area: the Lugo 1995-1997 seismic sequences (NW Spain). Journal of Geodynamics 41, 440-449, 2006; doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2006.01.001

2003

  • González de Vallejo, L.I., Capote del Villar, R., Cabrera, L., Insua-Arévalo, J.M., Acosta, J. Paleoearthquake evidence in Tenerife (Canary Islands) and possible seismotectonic sources. Marine Geophysical Researches 24, 149-160, 2003; doi: 10.1007/s11001-004-5883-3
  • Perea, H., Figueiredo, P.M., Carner, J., Gambini, S., Boydell, K., […] Insua-Arévalo, J.M., […] Paleoseismological data from a new trench across the El Camp Fault (Catalan Coastal Ranges, NE Iberian Peninsula). Annals of Geophysics 46 (5), 763-774, 2003; doi: 10.4401/ag-3454

 

Current research Projects

As a member of the research team:

PREVENT: Prevención de desastres sísmicos en las Béticas Orientales mediante la integración de paleosismología, geodesia GPES, reevaluación del peligro sísmico y concienciación global.
Ministry of Economy.

FALPINO: Caracterización y modelización de los grandes sistemas de fallas alpinas del Macizo Varisco del NO Peninsular: Fallas de largo ecorrido temporal y actividad reciente.
Ministry of Economy.

Previous Positions

Profesor ayudante doctor (UCM)
2009 – 2014

Profesor titular interino (UCM)
2008 – 2009

Profesor/Coordinador Master en Ingeniería Geológica (UCM)
2004 – 2008

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