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Details of Prof. Luis Menezes Pinheiro   


Gender male
Job title Professor in Marine Geology and Geophysics; Deputy President of the Portuguese Committee for IOC
Department Geosciences
Universidade de Aveiro ( UA)
Campus Universitário de Santiago Aveiro 3810-193
Universidade de Aveiro Campus Universitário de Santiago
Tel +351 234 370 757
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine Geology, Geophysics , Marine Geology, Geophysics
Research Activities Marine Geology and Geophysics. Geology and deep structure of continental margins. Ocean-Continent Transition. Shallow Gas. Mud volcanism, gas hydrates and authigenic carbonates. Seismic Oceanography.
Working languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Skills/Expertise Geophysical data acquisition, processing and interpretation. Multichannel Reflection Seismics (2D-3D). Seismic attributes.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof. Luis PINHEIRO)

Huang X.-H, Song H., Pinheiro L.M., Bai Y. (2011). Ocean Temperature and salinity distributions inverted from combined reflection seismic and XBT data. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (Chinese Edition). 54, 5, 1293-1300.
Margreth, S., Gennari, G., Ruggeberg, A., Comas, M.C., Pinheiro, L.M., and Spezzaferri, S. (2011). Growth and demise of cold-water coral ecosystems on mud volcanoes in the West Alboran: the messages from the planktonic and benthic foraminifera. Marine Geology, 282, 26-39.
Cunha, T., Watts, A.B., and Pinheiro, L. M. (2010). Seismic and gravity evidence of large-scale compresional deformation off SW Portugal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 293, 171–179. ISI Cit.: 1 (16/06/11)
Pinheiro, L. M., H. Song, B. Ruddick, J. Dubert, and I. Ambar, Bezerra, R. and Mustafa, K. (2010). Detailed 2-D imaging of the Mediterranean Outflow and Meddies from Multichannel seismic data. Journal of Marine Systems, 79 (1-2), 89-100. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2009.07.004 ISI Cit.: 7 (16/06/11)
Duarte, J., Terrinha, P., Rosas, F., Valadares V., Pinheiro, L. M.,, Matias, L., Magalhães, V., Roque, C. (2010). Seafloor crescent-shaped morphotectonic features in the Gulf of Cadiz, offshore SW Iberia (Central-East Atlantic Ocean). Marine Geology, 271, 236-249. ISI Cit.: 1 (16/06/11)
Hilário, A., Comas, M. C., Pereira, L.A., Pinheiro, L. M., Icvanov, M. K. And Cunha, M. R. (2010). First record of a Vestimentifera (Polychaeta: Siboglinidae) from chemosynthetic habitats in the western Mediterranean Sea – biogeographical implications and future exploration. Deep_Sea Research I. Doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2010.11.009
Song, H., Pinheiro, L. M., Wang, D. X., Dong, C. Z., Song, Y. and Bai, Y. (2009). Seismic images of ocean meso-scale eddies and internal waves. Chinese Journal of Geophysics (Chinese Edition), 52 (11), 2775-2780. ISI Cit.: 2 (16/06/11)
Nuzzo M., Hornibrook E., Gill F., Hensen C., Pancost R., Haeckel M., Reitz A., Scholz F., Magalhães V., Bruckmann W., Pinheiro L. M. (2009) Origin of light volatile hydrocarbon gases in mud volcano fluids, Gulf of Cadiz – Evidence for multiple sources and transport mechanisms in active sedimentary wedges. Chemical Geology, 266, 359-372. ISI Cit.: 3 (16/06/11)
Nuzzo M., Hornibrook E., Gill F., Hensen C., Pancost R., Haeckel M., Reitz A., Scholz F., Magalhães V., Bruckmann W., Pinheiro L. M. (in press) Origin of light volatile hydrocarbon gases in mud volcano fluids, Gulf of Cadiz ? Evidence for multiple sources and transport mechanisms in active sedimentary wedges. Chemical Geology. Mendes, R., Dias, J.M. and Pinheiro, L.M. (2009). Numertical modelling estimation of the spread of maritime oil spills in Ria de Aveiro Lagoon. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56, 1375-1379. González F. J., Somoza L., Lunar R., Martínez-Frías J., Rubí J., Torres T., Ortiz J. E., Diaz-del-Río V. D., Pinheiro L. M., Magalhães V. H. (2009) Hydrocarbon-derived ferromanganese nodules in carbonate-mud mounds from the Gulf of Cadiz: mud-breccia sediments and clasts as nucleation sites. Marine Geology, 209 (1), 64-81. ISI Cit.: 1 (15/07/09) Medialdea, T., Somoza, L., Pinheiro, L. M., Fernández-Puga, M.-C., Ivanov, M., Vasquez, J. T., Magalhães, V., Diaz-del-Rio, V., Vegas, R. and Maestro, A. (2009). Fluid escape pathways and Tectonics in the Gulf of Cadiz . Submitted Marine Geology, 209(1), 173-198. Ruddick B., Song H., Dong C., Pinheiro L. M. (2009) Water column seismic images as maps of temperature gradient. Oceanography. 22 (1), 184-197. Nuzzo M, Nuzzo M., Hornibrook E., Hornibrook E R C, Hensen C., Hensen C, Parkes J., Parkes R J, Cragg B., Cragg B A, Rinna J., Rinna J, Von Deimling, J., Von Deimling J S, Sommer S., Sommer S, Magalhães V H, Magalhães V., Reitz A, Reitz A., Bruckmann W, Bruckmann W., Pinheiro L M. (2008) Shallow microbial recycling of deep-sourced carbon in Gulf of Cadiz mud volcanoes. Geomicrobiology Journal. 25 (6), 283-295. ISI Cit.: 0 (18/04/09) Mieiro, C.L., Pato, P., Pereira, E., Mirante, F., Coutinho, J., Pinheiro, L.M., Magahães, V. and Duarte, A.C. (2007). Total mercury in sediments from mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Baseline Section, 54 (9). 1539-1544. ISI Cit.: 0 (18/04/09) Karner, G.D., Manatschal, G. And Pinheiro, L.M. (2007). Imaging, mapping and modeling continental lithosphere extension and break-up: an introduction.. In: KARNER, g.d., MANATSCHAL, G. & PINHEIRO, L.M. (eds.) Imaging, Mapping and Modeling Continental Lithosphere Extension and Breakup. Geological Society, London, Special publication, 282, 1-8. González F.J., Somoza L., Pinheiro L., Ivanov M., Lunar R., Martinez-Frias J., Rubi M., Léon R., Diaz-del-Rio V. (2007). Biomineralizaciones de pirita-carbonatos mediadas por microorganismos extremófilos en el Golfo de Cádiz. Publicaciones del Instituto Geológico y Minero de España. 71-81. Duarte, H., Pinheiro, L.M., Teixeira, F.C. and Monteiro, J. H. (2007). High resolution seismic imaging of gas accumulation and seepage in the sediments of the Ria de Aveiro barrier-lagoon (Portugal). Geo-Marine Letters, 115-126. DOI 10.1007/S00367-007-0069-Z. ISI Cit.: 0 (18/04/09) Hensen, C., Nuzzo, M., Hornibrook, E., Pinheiro, L.M., Bock, B., Magalhães, V. and W. Bruckmann (2007). Sources of mud volcano fluids in the Gulf of Cadiz ? indications for hydrothermal imprint. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 1232-1248. ISI Cit.: 16 (18/04/09) Niemann, H., Duarte, J., Hensen, C., Omoregie, E., Magalhães, V., Elvert, M., Pinheiro, L.M., Kopf, A., and Boetius, A. (2006). Microbial methane turnover at mud volcanoes of the Gulf of Cadiz. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70 (21), 5336-5355. ISI Cit.: 19 (15/07/09) Alves, T. M., Moita, C., Cunha, T., Monteiro, J. H. And Pinheiro, L.M. (2006). Meso-Cenozoic evolution of North-Atlantic Continental slope basins: the Peniche Basin, Estwern Iberian Margin. American association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 90, N.1, 31-60. ISI Cit.: 6 (15/07/09) Van Rensbergen P., D. Depreiter, B. Pannemans, G. Moerkerke, D. Van Rooij, B. Marsset, G. Akhmanov, V. Blinova, M. Ivanov, M. Rachidi, V. Magalhaes, L.M. Pinheiro and J.-P. Henriet (2005). The El Arraiche mud volcano field at the Moroccan Atlantic slope, Gulf of Cadiz. Marine Geology, 219, 1-17. ISI Cit.: 20 (15/07/09) Pinheiro, L.M., Ivanov, M., Sautkin, Akhmanov, G., Magalhães, V.H., Volkonskaya, A., Monteiro, J.H., Somoza, L., Gardner, J., Hamouni, N, Cunha, M. and the TTR10 Cruise party (2003). Mud volcanism in the Gulf of Cadiz: results from the TTR-10 cruise. Marine Geology, 195, 131-151. ISI Cit.: 51 (15/07/09) Terrinha, P., Pinheiro, L.M., Henriet, J.P., Matias, L., Ivanov, M., Monteiro, J.H., Akhmetzanov, A., Volkonskaya, A., Cunha, T. Shashkin, P., Rovere and the TTR10 Cruise party (2003). Tsunamigenic-seismogenic structure, neotectonics, sedimentary processes and slope instability on the Southwest Portuguese margin. Marine Geology, 195, 55-73. ISI Cit.: 26 (15/07/09) Somoza, L., Diaz-del-Rio, V., Léon, R., Ivanov, M., Fernandez-Puga, M.C., Gardner, J., Hernandez-Molina, J., Pinheiro, L.M., Rodero, J., Lobato, A., Maestro, A., Vasquez, J.T., Medialdea, T. and Férnandez-Salas, L.M. (2003). Seabed morphology and hydrocarbon seepage in the Gulf of Cadiz mud volcano area: acoustic imagery, multibeam and ultra-high resolution seismic data. Marine Geology,195, 153-176. ISI Cit.: 45 (15/07/09) Mazurenko, L.L., Soloviev, V.A., Belenkaya, I., Ivanov, M.K. and Pinheiro, L.M. (2002). Mud volcano gas hydrates in the Gulf of Cadiz. Terra Nova, V.14, No.5, 321-329. ISI Cit.: 19 (15/07/09) Somoza, L., Gardner, J., Diaz-del-Rio, V., Vasquez, J.-T., Pinheiro, L.M., Hernandez-Molina, J. and the TASYO/ANASTASYA shipboard scientific parties (2002). Numerous methane gas related seafloor structures identified in the Gulf of Cadiz. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, V83, n.47, 541;549. Girardeau, J., Cornen, G., Agrinier, P., Beslier, M.-O., Dubuisson, G., Le Gall, B., Monnier, C., Pinheiro, L.M., Ribeiro, A. et Whitechurch, H. (1998). Premiers résultats des plongées du Nautile sur le Banc de Gorringe (Ouest Portugal). C. Rendus Acad. Sci., Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des planètes, 326, 247-254. ISI Cit.: 4 (15/07/09) Girardeau, J., Cornen, G., Beslier, M.-O., Le Gall, B., Monnier, C., Agrinier, P., Dubuisson, G., Pinheiro, L.M., Ribeiro, A. et Whitechurch, H. (1998). Extensional tectonics in the Gorringe Bank rocks, Eastern Atlantic ocean : evidence of an oceanic ultra-slow mantellic accreting centre. Terra Nova, 10 (6), 330-336. ISI Cit.: 10 (18/04/09) Pinheiro, L.M., Wilson. R.C.L., Pena dos Reis, R., Whitmarsh, R.B.W. and Ribeiro, A. (1996). The Western Iberian Margin: a Geophysical and Geological Overview. In Whitmarsh, R.B., Daywer, D., Klaus, A. and Masson, D.G. (Eds.). Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Leg 149, Scientific Results Volume, (1996), 3-23. Masson, D.G., Cartwright, J.A., Pinheiro, L.M., Whitmarsh, R.B., Beslier, M.-O. and Roeser, H.A. (1994). Compressional Deformation at the Ocean-Continent Transition in the NE Atlantic. J. Geol. Soc. London, Vol. 151, 607-613. ISI Cit.: 25 (15/07/09) Sawyer, D.S., Whitmarsh, R.B. Klaus, A., et al. (1994). Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, Vol. 149. College Station, Texas, Ocean Drilling Program, USA Beslier, M.-O., Cornen, G. et al. (1994). Peridotites et Gabbros à la Transition Continent-Ócean d' une Marge Passive: Résultats Préliminaires du Leg ODP 149 dans la Plaine Abysale Ibérique. C. Rendus Acad. Sci., Paris, 1223-1229. ISI Journal (papers online only since 1997) Whitmarsh, R.B., Pinheiro, L.M., Miles, P.R., Recq, M. and Sibuet, J.-C. (1993). Thin Crust at the West Iberia Ocean-Continent Transition and Ophiolites. Tectonics, Am. Geophys. Union, V.12 (5), 1230-1239. ISI Cit.: 59 (18/04/09) Whitmarsh, R.B., Sawyer, D. and the Leg 149 Scientific Party (1993). Upper Mantle Drilling in the Ocean-Continent Transition West of Iberia. Terra Nova, V.5 (4), 327-331. ISI Journal (papers online only since 1998) ODP Leg 149 Scientific Party (1993). ODP Drills the West Iberia Rifted Margin. EOS, V.74, n.40. Pinheiro, L.M., Whitmarsh, R.B. and Miles, P.R. (1992). The Ocean-Continent Transition off the Western Continental Margin off Iberia. Part II. Crustal Structure in the Tagus Abyssal Plain. Geophysical J. International, 109 (1), 106-124. ISI Cit.: 63 (15/07/09) Whitmarsh, R.B., Miles, P.R., Pinheiro, L.M. et al. (1991). The Ocean-continent transition of Western Iberia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, V. 75, N.8, 1425-1425. ISI Cit.: 0 (18/04/09) Whitmarsh, R.B., Miles, P.R. and Pinheiro, L.M. (1990). The Seismic Velocity Structure of some NE Atlantic Continental Rise Sediments; A Lithification Index?. Geophysical J. International (1990), 101 (2), pp. 367 378. ISI Cit.: 2 (18/04/09)
Terrinha, P., Matias, L., Vicente, J., Duarte, J., Luis, J., Pinheiro, L. M., Lourenço, N., Diez, S., Rosas, F., Magalhães, V., Valadares, V., Zitellini, N., Roque, C., Mendes Victor, L., and Matespro Team (2009). Morphotectonics and strain partitioning at the Iberia-Africa plate boundary from multibeam and seismic reflection data. Marine Geology, 267, 156-174. ISI Cit.: 3 (16/06/11)

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Created: 2009-10-06 Last Updated: 2016-06-20 by Luis PINHEIRO