Current group participants (click on name for details)


Prof. Barbara Trzaskos

Structural analysis and tectonics


Prof. Carlos Guedes

Sedimentology and sedimentary petrology

Prof. Carolina Aquino

Clastic sedimentology and stratigraphy


Prof. Fernando Vesely

Clastic sedimentology and stratigraphy


Post-doctoral researcher

Mérolyn Rodrigues

Current research: Processes and products of soft-sediment deformation


PhD students

Deise Silveira

Current research: Stratigraphic architecture of the Recôncavo rift 

Fabio Berton

Current research: Reservoir analogs in wave-dominated shallow marine systems 


Lara Ferreira Neves

Current research: Reservoir properties of remobilized sands

Leonardo Barão

Current research: Deformation in South Atlantic oceanic islands

Renata Zanella

Current research: Tectonics, sedimentation and magmatism in late Neoproterozoic basins of southern Brazil

Ronaldo Kraft

Current research: Stratigraphic framework and heterogeneities of mass-transport complexes

Thammy Mottin

Current research: Stratigraphy and paleogeography of the late Paleozoic glacial-postglacial transition in the Paraná Basin

MSc students

Aurora Garcia

Current research: Micromorphology of glacial deposits

Bruno Gomes de Souza

Current research: Sedimentology and stratigraphy of late Paleozoic glacial deposits in the Paraná Basin

Bruno Merss

Current research: 3D seismic architecture of mass-transport complexes

Hugo Seiti Yamassaki

Current research: Seismic geomorphology of deep-sea fans

Undergrad students

Andreas Pauli de Castro

Current research: Facies and provenance of Neoproterozoic conglomerates from the Campo Alegre Basin

Clara Cecília Huber

Current Research: Changes in modern glaciers from historical satellite imagery

Clara Costa Polanski

Current research: Analysis of deformation structures in well core


Daniele Delgado

Current research: Lithostratigraphic subdivision of the Carboniferous succession in the Paraná Basin

Nicole Calil Silva

Current research: Digital mapping and structural analysis of deformed strata in the Recôncavo Basin

Universidade Federal do Paraná, Departamento de Geologia, LABAP – Laboratório de Análise de Bacias

Centro Politécnico, Jardim das Américas, Caixa Postal 19027, CEP 81532-980, Fone: 41-33613306

Curitiba, Brasil