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Dr. Lluís Gómez Pujol
Dr. Lluís Gómez Pujol
Professor ajudant doctor
Geodinàmica Externa
  • Laboratori de GeologiaPlanta baixaGuillem Colom i Casasnovas

    Dr. Lluís Gómez Pujol


    Currículum breu

    Lluís Gómez-Pujol is a coastal geomorphologist, BSc (UIB, 1998) and PhD (UIB, 2006), with major interests in coastal biogeomorphology, coastal sedimentology and Quaternary studies. He also has developed pre-doc academic stays at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland, UK) and at the University of Melbourne (AU). During Post-doc period he developed academic stays at the University of Oxford, (UK), the University of Melbourne, (AU) and the University of the Ulster (Northern Ireland, UK).

    He is currently Reader of External Geodynamics at the University of the Balearic Islands. His D. Phil. Thesis focused on the role of organisms in weathering and erosion in limestone rocky coasts. After completing his PhD he undertook JAE-Doc post-doctoral research on beach morphodynamics and sedimentology at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies, IMEDEA (CSIC-UIB). From 2011 to 2017 he was the leader of the Beach Monitoring Facility at the Balearic Islands Coastal Observing and Forecasting System (ICTS SOCIB, MINECO-CAIB). He has been supervisor of 3 MSc theses on Coastal Geomorphology and co-supervisor of 2 PhD theses on Quaternary sedimentology and stratigraphy.

    He has published many scientific papers in international indexed and peer-review journals (i.e. Earth Science Reviews, Quaternary Science Reviews, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Geomorphology or Marine Geology) and international book chapters at monographs from Elsevier or the Geological Society of London among others.

    Dr. Gómez-Pujol has been member of the scientific committee of the 12th and 14th International Coastal Symposium (CERF) and, since 2014, he belongs to the International Advisory Editorial Board from the Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (Wiley), one of the most recognized journals in his area (Q1). Since November 2017 he is chairing the Rock Coast Working Research Group from the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG).




    Yuan, R., Kennedy, D.M., Stephenson, W.J., Gómez-Pujol, L. 2019. Experimental investigations into the influence of biofilms and environmental factors on short-term microtopographic fluctuations of supratidal sandstone. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44: 1377-1389.

    Tintoré, J. et al. [Gómez-Pujol, L.] 2019. Challenges for Sustained Observing and Forecasting Systems in the Mediterranean Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6. Article 5618: 1-30.

    Heslop, E., Tintoré, J., Rotllan, P., Álvarez-Berastegui, D., Frontera, B., Mourre, B., Gómez-Pujol, L., March, D., Casas, B., Nolan, G., Durand, D. 2019. SOCIB integrated multi-platform ocean observing and forecasting: from ocean data to sector-focused delivery of products and services. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 12: 67-79.




    Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A., Morales-Márquez, V., Compa, M., Pereda, L., Fornós, J.J., Tintoré, J., 2018. Beach Systems of Balearic Islands: Nature, Distribution and Processes. IN Morales, J.A. (ed.), The Spanish Coastal Systems,. Dynamic Processes, Sediments and Management. Cham, Springer: 269-287.

    Pomar, F., del Valle, L., Fornós, J.J., Gómez-Pujol, L. 2018. Late Pleistocene dune-sourced alluvial fans in coastal settings: sedimentary facies and related processes. Sedimentary Geology, 367: 48-68.

    Rotlan, P., Frontera, B., Heslop, E., Mourre, B., Juza, M., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., Rújula, M.A., Ruíz, I., Notario, X., Muñoz, C., Charcos, M., Reyes, E., Gomila, M., Gomara, S., Fernández, J.J., Tintoré, J. 2018. SOCIIB and Balearic Islands lifeguards: an example of data products and services that provide direct social benefits. Boletino de Geofisica Teoerica et Applicata, 59 (Supl. 1): 299-301.

    Anechitei-Deacu, V., Timar-gabor, A., Constantin, D., Trandfir-Antohi, O., del Vallle, L., Fornós, J.J., Gómez-Pujol, L., Wintle, A.G. 2018. Assessing the maximum limit of SAR-OSL dating using quartz of different grain sizes. Geochronometria, 45: 146-159.

    Morales-Marquez, V., Orfila,, A., Simarro, G., Gómez-Pujol, L., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Conti, D., Galán, A., Osorio, A.F., Marcos, M., 2018. Numerical and remote techniques for operational beach management under storm group forcing. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 18: 1-13.




    Lorscheid, T., Stocchi, P., Casella, E., Gómez-Pujol, L., Vacchi, M., Mann, T., Rovere, A., 2017. Paleo sea-level changes and relative sea-level indicators: Precise measurements, indicative meaning and glacial isostatic adjustment perspectives from Mallorca (Western Mediterranean). Palaeograography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 473: 94-107.

    Pomar, F., Gómez-Pujol, L., Fornós, J.J., Del Valle, L., Nogales, B. 2017. Limestone biopitting in coastal settings: A spatial, morphometric, SEM and molecular microbiology sequencing study in the Malorca rocky coast (Balearic Islands, Western Mediterranean). Geomorphology, 276: 104-115.



    Rovere, A., Raymo, M.E., Vacchi, M., Lorscheid, T., Stocchi, Gómez-Pujol, L., Harris, D.L., Casella, E., O’Leary, M.J., Hearty, P.J., 2016. The analysis of Last Interglacial (MIS 5e) relative sea-level indicators: Reconstructing sea-level in a warmer world. Earth-Science Reviews 159: 404-427.

    Capó, E., Orfila, A., Sayol, J.M., Juza, M., Sotillo, M.G., Conti, D., Simarro, G., Mourre, L., Gómez-Pujol, L., Tintoré, J. 2016. Assessment of operational models in the Balearic Sea during a MEDESS-4MS experiment. Deep-Sea Research (II), XX: 1-20.

    Del Valle, L., Gómez-Pujol, L., Fornós, J.J., Timar-Gabor, A., Anechietei-Deacu, A., Pomar, F. 2016. Middle to Late Pleistocene dunefields in rocky coast setting at Cala Xuclar (Eivissa, Western Mediterranean): Recognition, architecture and luminescence chronology. Quaternary International, 407: 4-13.



    Fornós, J.J., Ginés, J., Gràcia, F., Merino, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., Bover, P. 2014. Cave deposits and sedimentary processes in Cova des Pas de Vallgornera (Mallorca, Western Mediterranean). International Journal of Speleology, 43: 159-174.



    Gómez-Pujol, L., Gelabert, B., Fornós, J.J., Rosselló, V.M., Pardo, J.E., Segura, F. 2013. Structural control on the presence and character of Calas: examples from Balearic Islands limestone rock macroforms. Geomorphology, 194: 1-15.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Terrados, J., Tintoré, J. 2013. Posidonia oceanica beach-cast litter in Mediterranean beaches: a coastal videomonitoring study. Journal of Coastal Research. Spec. Issue., 65: 1768-1773.

    Vidal, M., Fornós, J.J., Gómez-Pujol, L., Palmer, M., Pons, G.X., Balaguer, P. 2013. Exploring rock coast bioerosion: rock fragments intestine transition time and erosion rates computation of the gastropod Monodonta articulata. Journal of Coastal Research. Spec. Issue., 65: 1704-1709

    Tintoré J.; Vizoso, G., Casa, B., Heslop, E., Pacual, A., Orfila, A., Ruiz, S., Martínez-Ledesma, M., Torner, M., Cusí, S., Balaguer, P., Gómez-Pujol, L., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Sebastian, K., Lora, S., Beltrán, P., Renault, L., Juzà, M., Álvarez, D., March, D., Garau, B., Castilla, C., Cañellas, T., Roque, D., Lizarán, I., Pitarch, S., Carrasco, M., Lana, A., Mason, E., Escudier, R., Conti, D., Sayol, J.M., Barceló, B., Alemany, F., Reglero, P., Massuti, E., Vélez-Belchi, P., Ruiz, J., Oguz, T., Góme, M., Álvarez, E., Ansorema, K., Manríquez, M. 2013. SOCIB: The Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System Responding to Sciene, Technology and Society Needs. Marine Technology Society Journal, 47: 1-17.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Roig, F.X., Fornós, J.J., Balaguer, P., Mateu, J. 2013. Provenance-related characteristics of beach sediments around the island of Menorca (Balearic Islands, western Mediterranean). Geo-Marine Letters, 33:195-208.



    Ponce, S., Orfila, A., Renault, L., Gómez-Pujol, L., Vizoso, G., Tintoré, J. 2012. An assessment of the realistic winds for the Balearic Islands forecast. Applied Ocean Research, 43: 1-9.



    Fornós, J.J., Gómez-Pujol, L., Cifre, J. 2011. First steps in limestone weathering and erosion: an atomic force microscopy (AFM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) approach. Acta Carsologica, 40: 275-282.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Tintoré, J.  2011. Controls on sediment dynamics and medium-term morphological change in a barred microtidal beach (Cala Millor, Mallorca, Western Mediterranean). Geomorphology, 132: 87-92.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Jackson, D.W.T., Cooper, J.A.G., Málvarez, G., Navas, F., Loureiro, C., Smith, T.A. 2011. Spatial and temporal patters of sediment activation depth on high-energy mesotidal beach. Journal of Coastal Research. SI64: 85-89.

    Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Orfila, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., Simarro, G., Obregón, N.  2011. Decoupling spatial and temporal patterns in short-term beach shoreline response to wave climate. Geomorphology, 128: 199-208.

    Coombes, M.A., Naylor, L.A., Thompson, R.C., Roast, S.D., Gómez-Pujol, L., Fairhurst, R.J. 2011. Colonisation and weathering of engineering materials by marine microorganisms: a SEM study. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36: 582-593.



    Nieto, M.A., Garau, B., Balle, S., Simarro, G., Zarruk, G.A., Ortiz, A., Tintoré, J., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A. 2010. An Open Source, Low Cost Video-Based Coastal Monitoring System. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 35: 1712-1719.



    Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Orfila, A., Olabarrieta, M., Gómez-Pujol, L., Medina, R., Tintoré, J. 2009. An alert system for beach hazard management in the Balearic Islands. Coastal Management, 37: 569-584.

    Tintoré, J., Medina, R., Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A., Vizoso, G. 2009. Integrated and interdisciplinary approach to coastal management. Ocean and Coastal Management, 52: 493-505.

    Fornós,J.J., Clemmensen, L.B., Gómez-Pujol, L., Murray, A.S. 2009. Late Pleistocene carbonate aeolianites on Mallorca, Western Mediterranean: a luminescence chronology. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28. 2697-2709.



    Gómez-Pujol, L., Orfila, A., Cañellas, B., Álvarez-Ellacuría, A., Méndez, F.J., Medina, R., Tintoré, J. 2007. Morphodynamic classification of sandy beaches in a microtidal low marine energetic environment. Marine Geology, 242: 235-246.

    Cañellas, B., Orfila, A., Méndez, F.J., Menéndez, M., Gómez-Pujol, L., Tintoré, J. 2007. Application of a POT model to estimate the extreme significant wave height levels around the Balearic Sea (Western Mediterranean). Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, 50: 329-333.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Stephenson, W.J.; Fornós, J.J. 2007. Two hourly surface change on supratidal rock (Marengo, Victoria, Australia). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 32: 1-12.



    Gómez-Pujol, L., Fornós, J.J., Swantesson, J.O.H. 2006. Rock surface millimetre-scale roughness and weathering on supratidal Mallorcan carbonate coasts (Balearic Islands). Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 31: 1792-1801.         

    Fornós, J.J., Pons, G.X., Gómez-Pujol, L., Balaguer, P 2006. The role of biological processes and rates of downwearing due to grazing organisms on Mallorca carbonate coasts (Western Mediterranean). Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F. Suppl. Vol., 144: 161-181.

    Swantesson, J.O.H., Gómez-Pujol, L., Cruslock, E.M., Fornós, J.J., Balaguer, P. 2006. Processes and patterns of erosion and downwearing on microtidal rock coasts in Sweden and the western Mediterranean. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F. Suppl. Vol., 144: 137-160.

    Gómez-Pujol, L., Cruslock, E.M., Fornós, J.J., Swantesson, J.O.H. 2006. Unravelling factors control on shore platforms and cliffs from microtidal coasts: the case of Mallorca, Catalonian and Sweden coasts. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F. Suppl. Vol., 144: 117-135.



    Fornós, J.J., Balaguer, P., Gelabert, B.,  Gómez-Pujol, L. 2005. Pleistocene formation, evolution and retreat rates of a carbonate coastal cliff (Mallorca Island, Western Mediterranean). Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 49: 15-21.



    Palmer, M., Fornós, J.J., Balaguer, P., Gómez-Pujol, L., Pons, G.X., Villanueva, G. 2003. Spatial and seasonal variability of the macro-invertebrate community of a rocky coast in Mallorca (Balearic Islands): Implications for bioerosion. Hydrobiologia, 501: 13-21.

    Gelabert, B., Fornós, J.J., Gómez-Pujol, L. 2003. Geomorphological characteristics and slope processes associated with different basins: Mallorca (Western Mediterranean). Geomorphology, 52: 253-267.


    Horari de tutories

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    02/09/2019 31/07/2020 dilluns 11.00 13.00 Laboratori Geologia / Edifici Guillem Colom

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    22451 - Medi Físic: Geologia i Climatologia
    11670 - Ecologia Litoral. Sistemes Litorals

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