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Alvaro Penteado Crósta

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Geociências (IG)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

ALVARO PENTEADO CRÓSTA is a Geology Professor at the Institute of Geosciences, University of Campinas, Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, of the Sciences Academy of São Paulo, and holds a Research Productivity Grant from the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). He was Vice-Rector (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) of the University of Campinas (Unicamp) between 2013-2017.
His areas of expertise are geological remote sensing, mineral exploration and planetary geology. 
His education background includes a BSc in Geology from the University of São Paulo (USP), MSc in Remote Sensing from the Brazilian National Space Research Institute (INPE) and PhD from Imperial College (UK). 
He was a visiting scientist at the Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada (Reno, USA), the Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität (Berlin, Germany), the Universität Wein (Vienna, Austria) and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/CalTech) in Pasadena, CA, USA. 
At the Institute of Geosciences UNICAMP he was Head of Department, Post Graduate Coordinator and Director. At UNICAMP’s Rector’s Office he was Chief of Staff (2000 to 2001) and Pro-Rector of University Development (2001 to 2002). He has served as elected faculty member of the University Council for several terms. At UNICAMP Development Foundation (Funcamp) he was currently the President of the Board of Trustees and was Finance Director (2010 to 2012), member of Fiscal Council (2006 to 2009) and served several terms as member of the Board of Trustees. 
Deputy Coordinator (2008 to 2010) and Coordinator (2011 to 2013) of the Geosciences Committee at CAPES/Ministry of Education.
Member of the Executive Committee of the IODP Brazil Program (International Ocean Discovery Program). 2015-2019.
Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists and, in 2010 received the “Regional Vice President Lecturer” Award from the Society. He also served as a member of the Distinguished Lecturer Committee (2011 – 2013) and as Regional Vice-President for South America for SEG. 
He was a member of the Barringer Medal and Award Selection Committee of the Meteoritical Society (2012-2016).
He is a member of the JOIDES Resolution Facility Board, of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP), representing CAPES/Brazil (2016-2017).
Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Geology and acted as AE of the Geological Society of America Bulletin (2010-2016) . 
In 1994 he received the “Zeferino Vaz” Award from UNICAMP and in 2010 the Merit Award from the Engineering and Agronomy Regional Council of São Paulo State.
He is the recipient of Honorary Mention of the CAPES Award as supervisor for the best PhD thesis in Geosciences in 2008 and the CAPES Award for the best PhD thesis in 2013. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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Scientific publications resulting from Research Grants and Scholarships under the grantee's responsibility (18)

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Cit./Article9.2
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GRACE JULIANA GONÇALVES DE OLIVEIRA; MARLEI ANTÔNIO CARRARI CHAMANI; ANA MARIA GÓES; ALVARO PENTEADO CRÓSTA; MARCOS ALBERTO RODRIGUES VASCONCELOS; WOLF UWE REIMOLD. Geological investigation of the central portion of the Santa Marta impact structure, Piauí State, Brazil. BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, v. 47, n. 4, p. -, . (12/04191-2)

CARRINO, THAIS ANDRESSA; CROSTA, ALVARO PENTEADO; BEMFICA TOLEDO, CATARINA LABOURE; SILVA, ADALENE MOREIRA; SILVA, JOHANN LAMBERT. Geology and Hydrothermal Alteration of the Chapi Chiara Prospect and Nearby Targets, Southern Peru, Using ASTER Data and Reflectance Spectroscopy. ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, v. 110, n. 1, p. 73-90, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (11/00106-8)

RODRIGUES VASCONCELOS, MARCOS ALBERTO; CROSTA, ALVARO P.; REIMOLD, WOLF UWE; GOES, ANA MARIA; KENKMANN, THOMAS; POELCHAU, MICHAEL H.. The Serra da Cangalha impact structure, Brazil: Geological, stratigraphic and petrographic aspects of a recently confirmed impact structure. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 45, p. 316-330, . Web of Science Citations: 8.

DUCART‚ D.F.; CRÓSTA‚ A.P.; SOUZA FILHO‚ C.R.; CONIGLIO‚ J.; OTHERS. Alteration mineralogy at the Cerro La Mina epithermal prospect‚ Patagonia‚ Argentina: field mapping‚ short-wave Infrared spectroscopy‚ and ASTER images. ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, v. 101, n. 5, p. 981-996, .

CARNEIRO, CLEYTON DE CARVALHO; FRASER, STEPHEN JAMES; CROSTA, ALVARO PENTEADO; SILVA, ADALENE MOREIRA; DE MESQUITA BARROS, CARLOS EDUARDO. Semiautomated geologic mapping using self-organizing maps and airborne geophysics in the Brazilian Amazon. GEOPHYSICS, v. 77, n. 4, p. K17-K24, . Web of Science Citations: 18.

CROSTA, ALVARO P.; KAZZUO-VIEIRA, CESAR; PITARELLO, LIDIA; KOEBERL, CHRISTIAN; KENKMANN, THOMAS. Geology and impact features of Vargeao Dome, southern Brazil. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, v. 47, n. 1, p. 51-71, . Web of Science Citations: 16. (01/01068-0)

VASCONCELOS, M. A. R.; WUENNEMANN, K.; CROSTA, A. P.; MOLINA, E. C.; REIMOLD, W. U.; YOKOYAMA, E.. Insights into the morphology of the Serra da Cangalha impact structure from geophysical modeling. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, v. 47, n. 10, p. 1659-1670, . Web of Science Citations: 7.

GONCALVES DE OLIVEIRA, GRACE JULIANA; RODRIGUES VASCONCELOS, MARCOS ALBERTO; CROSTA, ALVARO PENTEADO; REIMOLD, WOLF UWE; GOES, ANA MARIA; KOWITZ, ASTRID. Shatter cones and planar deformation features confirm Santa Marta in Piaui State, Brazil, as an impact structure. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, v. 49, n. 10, p. 1915-1928, . Web of Science Citations: 8. (12/04191-2)

CARRINO, THAIS ANDRESSA; CROSTA, ALVARO PENTEADO; BEMFICA TOLEDO, CATARINA LABOURE; SILVA, ADALENE MOREIRA. Unveiling the hydrothermal mineralogy of the Chapi Chiara gold prospect, Peru, through reflectance spectroscopy, geochemical and petrographic data. ORE GEOLOGY REVIEWS, v. 64, p. 299-315, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (11/00106-8)

SEBASTIÃO MILTON P. DA SILVA; ÁLVARO P. CRÓSTA; FRANCISCO J.F. FERREIRA; HARTMUT BEURLEN; ADALENE M. SILVA; MARCELO R.R. DA SILVA. Identificação gamaespectrométrica de placeres rutilo-monazíticos neoproterozóicos no sul da Faixa Seridó, nordeste do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Geofísica, v. 28, n. 1, p. 61-77, . (05/05138-4)

MAZIVIERO, MARIANA V.; VASCONCELOS, MARCOS A. R.; CROSTA, ALVARO P.; GOES, ANA M.; REIMOLD, WOLF U.; CARNEIRO, CLEYTON DE C.. Geology and impact features of Riachao structure, northern Brazil. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, v. 48, n. 10, p. 2044-2058, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (09/12884-5)

VASCONCELOS, MARCOS ALBERTO R.; LEITE, EMILSON P.; CROSTA, ALVARO P.. Contributions of gamma-ray spectrometry to terrestrial impact crater studies: The example of Serra da Cangalha, northeastern Brazil. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 39, . Web of Science Citations: 3.

CLEYTON DE CARVALHO CARNEIRO; ALVARO PENTEADO CRÓSTA; ADALENE MOREIRA SILVA; ROBERTO VIZEU LIMA PINHEIRO. Fusão de imagens altimétricas e aeromagnetométricas como ferramenta de interpretação geológica, exemplo da Província Mineral de Carajás (PA). Revista Brasileira de Geofísica, v. 24, n. 2, p. 261-271, .

KENKMANN, THOMAS; VASCONCELOS, MARCOS A. R.; CROSTA, ALVARO P.; REIMOLD, WOLF U.. The complex impact structure Serra da Cangalha, Tocantins State, Brazil. METEORITICS & PLANETARY SCIENCE, v. 46, n. 6, p. 875-889, . Web of Science Citations: 19.

DUCART‚ D.F.; CRÓSTA‚ A.P.; SOUZA FILHO‚ C.R.; CONIGLIO‚ J.; OTHERS. Alteration mineralogy at the Cerro La Mina epithermal prospect‚ Patagonia‚ Argentina: field mapping‚ short-wave Infrared spectroscopy‚ and ASTER images. ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, v. 101, n. 5, p. 981-996, .

CARRINO, THAIS ANDRESSA; CROSTA, ALVARO PENTEADO; BEMFICA TOLEDO, CATARINA LABOURE; SILVA, ADALENE MOREIRA; SILVA, JOHANN LAMBERT. Geology and Hydrothermal Alteration of the Chapi Chiara Prospect and Nearby Targets, Southern Peru, Using ASTER Data and Reflectance Spectroscopy. ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, v. 110, n. 1, p. 73-90, . Web of Science Citations: 7. (11/00106-8)

RODRIGUES VASCONCELOS, MARCOS ALBERTO; CROSTA, ALVARO P.; REIMOLD, WOLF UWE; GOES, ANA MARIA; KENKMANN, THOMAS; POELCHAU, MICHAEL H.. The Serra da Cangalha impact structure, Brazil: Geological, stratigraphic and petrographic aspects of a recently confirmed impact structure. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 45, p. 316-330, . Web of Science Citations: 8.

GRACE JULIANA GONÇALVES DE OLIVEIRA; MARLEI ANTÔNIO CARRARI CHAMANI; ANA MARIA GÓES; ALVARO PENTEADO CRÓSTA; MARCOS ALBERTO RODRIGUES VASCONCELOS; WOLF UWE REIMOLD. Geological investigation of the central portion of the Santa Marta impact structure, Piauí State, Brazil. BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, v. 47, n. 4, p. -, . (12/04191-2)

Academic Publications

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CASTRO, Neivaldo Araujo de. Contribuição ao conhecimento geologico-metalogenetico associado aos granitoides intrusivos no grupo Brusque (SC) combase em informações geologicas, aerogamaespectrometricas e LANDSAT/TM-5. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (94/04136-1

PEDROSO, Enrico Campos. A utilização de imagens JERSI/SAR e LANDSAT na caracterização espacial dos depositos do tipo "placer" da provincia mineral de Tapajos. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (96/07518-8

VIEIRA, Cesar Kazzuo. Caracterização geologica e geofisica da estrutura de impacto Domo de Vargeão, SC. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (04/03295-2

CARNEIRO, Cleyton de Carvalho. Modelagem espacial de dados aerogeofísicos e interpretação de imagens SAR aplicados ao mapeamento geológico e metalogenético da região central do Domínio Bacajá, Estado do Pará. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (05/59368-0

CARRINO, Thais Andressa. Geologia e alteração hidrotermal do prospecto aurífero Chapi Chiara e adjacências, sul do Peru, a partir de dados geológicos, de sensoriamento remoto, geoquímicos e magnéticos. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (11/00106-8

CARNEIRO, Cleyton de Carvalho. Interpretação de dados de sensores remotos e dados aerogeofisicos como ferramenta na analise estrutural da area centro-oeste do sistema transcorrente Carajas (PA). Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociencias.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (02/11984-7

DUCART, Diego Fernando. Alteração hidrotermal do prospecto aurifero Cerro La Mina, Los Menucos, Patagonia Argentina : geologia , sensoriamento remoto e isotopos estaveis. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (04/07077-0

MAZIVIERO, Mariana Velcic. Caracterização geológica da estrutura de impacto de Riachão, MA. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Geociências.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (09/12884-5

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