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Recent papers with the participation of LABAP members


Mottin, T.E., Iannuzzi, R., Vesely, F.F., Montañez, I.P., Griffis, N., Canata, R.E., Barão, L.M., Silveira, D.M., Garcia, A.M. 2022. A glimpse of a Gondwanan postglacial fossil forest, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 588, 110814.

Yamassaki, H.S., Vesely, F.F. 2022. Timelapse of the geomorphologic and stratigraphic evolution of a Late Cretaceous deep-sea fan, northern Santos basin, Brazil, Marine and Petroleum Geology 136, 105475.



Fedorchuk, N.D., Griffis, N.P., Isbell, J.L., Goso, C., Rosa, E.L.M., Montañez, I.P., Yin, Q.-Z., Huyskens, M.H., Sanborn, M.E., Mundil, R., Vesely, F.F., Iannuzzi, R., 2021. Provenance of late Paleozoic glacial/post-glacial deposits in the eastern Chaco-Paraná Basin, Uruguay and southernmost Paraná Basin, Brazil. J. South Am. Earth Sci. 102989.

Griffis, N.P., Montanez, I., Mundil, R., Le Heron, D., Dietrich, P., Kettler, C., Linol, B., Mottin, T.E., Vesely, F.F., Iannuzzi, R., Huyskens, M., Yin, Q.-Z., 2021. High-latitude ice and climate control on sediment supply across SW Gondwana during the late Carboniferous and early Permian. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 133 (9–10), 2113–2124.

Isbell, J.L., Vesely, F.F., Rosa, E.L.M., Pauls, K.N., Fedorchuk, N.D., Ives, L.R.W., McNall, N.B., Litwin, S.A., Borucki, M.K., Malone, J.E., Kusick, A.R. 2021. Evaluation of physical and chemical proxies used to interpret past glaciations with a focus on the late Paleozoic Ice Age, Earth-Science Reviews 221, 103756.

Rodrigues, M.C.N.L., Trzaskos, B., Alsop, I., Vesely, F.F., Mottin, T.E., Schemiko, D.C.B.S. 2021. Statistical analysis of structures commonly used to determine palaeoslopes from within mass-transport deposits. Journal of Structural Geology 151,104421, ISSN 0191-8141.

Vesely, F.F., Assine, M.L., França, A.B., Paim, P.S.G., Rostirolla, S.P., 2020. Tunnel-valley fills in the Paraná Basin and their implications for the extent of late Paleozoic glaciation in SW Gondwana. J. South Am. Earth Sci.


Barão, L.M.; Trzaskos, B.; Angulo, R.J.; Souza, M.C., Daufenbach, H.F., Santos, F.A., Vasconcellos, E.M.G. 2020. Deformational structures developed in volcanic sequences as a product of tectonic adjustments in the South Atlantic Ocean. Journal of South American Earth Sciences

Barão, L.M.; Trzaskos, B.; Angulo, R.J.; Souza, M.C. 2020. Deformation and structural evolution of mantle peridotites during exhumation on transform faults: A forced transition from ductile to brittle regime. Journal of Structural Geology

Rodrigues, M.C.N.L., Trzaskos, B. Alsop, G.I., Vesely, F.F. 2020. Making a homogenite: An outcrop perspective into the evolution of deformation within mass-transport deposits. Marine and Petroleum Geology

Tedesco, J., Cagliari, J., Aquino, C.D. 2020. Late Paleozoic Ice-Age rhythmites in the southernmost Paraná Basin: A sedimentological and paleoenvironmental analysis. Journal of Sedimentary Research 

Zanella, R.R., Trzaskos, B., Castro, L.G., Ferreira, F.J.F. 2020. Geophysical-structural framework of the Campo Alegre basin (Santa Catarina State, southern Brazil). Journal of Applied Geophysics


Berton, F.; Guedes, C.C.F.; Vesely, F.F.; Souza, M.C.; Angulo, R.J.; Rosa, M.L.C.C.; Barboza, E.G. 2019. Quaternary coastal plains as reservoir analogs: Wave-dominated sand-body heterogeneity from outcrop and ground-penetrating radar, central Santos Basin, southeast Brazil. Sedimentary Geology 379, 97-113

Fedorchuk, N.D., Isbell, J.L., Griffis, N.; Vesely, F.F., Rosa, E.L.M., Montanez, I., Mundil, R., Yin, Q.Z., Iannuzzi, R., Roesler, G., Pauls, K. N. 2019. Carboniferous glaciotectonized sediments in the southernmost Paraná Basin, Brazil: Ice marginal dynamics and paleoclimate indicators. Sedimentary Geology

Fedorchuk, N.D., Isbell, J.L., Griffis, N.P., Montañez, I.P., Vesely, F.F., Iannuzzi, R., Mundil, R., Yin, Q.Z., Pauls, K.N., Rosa, E.L.M. 2019. Origin of paleovalleys on the Rio Grande do Sul Shield (Brazil): Implications for the extent of late Paleozoic glaciation in west-central Gondwana. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

Griffis, N.P., Montañez, I.P., Mundil, R.,  Richey, J.,  Isbell, J., Fedorchuk, N., Linol, B.,  Iannuzzi, R., Vesely, F., Mottin, T., Rosa, E., Keller, B.,  Yin Q.-Z. 2019. Coupled stratigraphic and U-Pb zircon age constraints on the late Paleozoic icehouse-to-greenhouse turnover in south-central Gondwana. Geology, 47. , pp. 1146-1150

Griffis, N.P., Montañez, I.P., Fedorchuk, N.D., Isbell, J.L., Mundil, R., Vesely, F.F., Weinshultz, L., Iannuzzi, R., Gulbranson, E., Taboada, A., Pagani, A., Sanborn, M.E., Huyskens, M., Wimpenny, J., Linol, B., Yin, Q.Z., 2019. Isotopes to ice: Constraining provenance of glacial deposits and ice centers in west-central Gondwana. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology


Neves, L.F., Guedes, C.C.F., Vesely, F.F., 2019. Facies, petrophysical and geochemical properties of gravity-flow deposits in reservoir analogs from the Itararé Group (late Carboniferous), Paraná Basin, Brazil. Marine and Petroleum Geology

Rosa, E.L.M., Vesely, F.F., Isbell, J.L., Kipper, F., Fedorchuk, N.D. 2019. Constraining the timing, kinematics and cyclicity of Mississippian-early Pennsylvanian glaciations in the Paraná Basin, Brazil. Sedimentary Geology

Schemiko, D.C.B., Vesely, F.F., Rodrigues, M.C.N.L. 2019. Deepwater to fluvio-deltaic stratigraphic evolution of a deglaciated depocenter: The early Permian Rio do Sul and Rio Bonito formations, southern Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences


Assine, M.L.; de Santa Ana, H.; Veroslavsky, G.; Vesely, F.F. 2018. Exhumed subglacial landscape in Uruguay: Erosional landforms, depositional environments, and paleo-ice flow in the context of the late Paleozoic Gondwanan glaciation. Sedimentary Geology


Berton, F.; Vesely, F.F. 2018. Origin of buried, bottom current-related comet marks and associated submarine bedforms from a Paleogene continental margin, southeastern Brazil. Marine Geology 395, 347-362


Griffis, N. ; Mundil, R. ; Montanez, I. ; Isbell, J. ; Fedorchuk, N. ; Vesely, F. F.; Iannuzzi, R. ; Yin, Q. Z. 2018. New stratigraphic framework built on U-Pb single zircon TIMS ages with implications for the timing of the penultimate icehouse (Paraná Basin, Brazil). Geological Society Of America Bulletin


Mottin, T.E.; Vesely, F.F.; Rodrigues, M.C.N.L.; Kipper, F.; Souza, P.A. 2018. The paths and timing of late Paleozoic ice revisited: New stratigraphic and paleo-ice flow interpretations from a glacial succession in the upper Itararé Group (Paraná Basin, Brazil). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 490, 488-504

Vesely, F.F., Rodrigues, M.C.N.L., Rosa, E.L.M., Amato, J.A., Trzaskos, B., Isbell, J.L., Fedorchuk, N.D., 2018. Recurrent emplacement of non-glacial diamictite during the late Paleozoic ice age. Geology 46, 615-618



Barão, L.M.; Trzaskos, B.; Vesely, F.F.; Castro, L.G.; Ferreira, F.J.F.; Vasconcellos, E.M.G.; Barbosa, T.C. 2017. The role of post-collisional strike-slip tectonics in the geological evolution of the late Neoproterozoic volcano-sedimentary Guaratubinha Basin, southern Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 80, 29-46

Barão, L.M.; Trzaskos, B. 2017. Brechas Polifásicas da Borda Noroeste da Bacia do Guaratubinha, Sudeste do Paraná. Geociências 36, 623-637. pdf

Carvalho, A.H; Vesely, F.F. 2017. Facies relationships recorded in a late Paleozoic fluvio-deltaic system (Paraná Basin, Brazil): insights into the timing and triggers of subaqueous sediment gravity flows. Sedimentary Geology 352, 45-62

Fossen, H.; Soliva, R.; Ballas, G.; Trzaskos, B.; Cavalcante, G.C.; Schultz, R.A. 2017. A review of deformation bands in reservoir sandstones: geometries, mechanisms and distribution. In: Ashton, M., Dee, S. J. & Wennberg, O. P. (eds) Subseismic-Scale Reservoir Deformation. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 459


Kipper, F.; Souza, P.A.Vesely, F.F. 2017. Palinomorfos pennsilvanianos da Formação Lagoa Azul (base do Grupo Itararé, Bacia do Paraná) no sudeste do Estado do Paraná. Pesquisas em Geociências 44, 93-108 pdf


Vesely, F.F.; Schemiko, D.C.B., 2017. Comment on “From source to sink: The late Permian SW Gondwana paleogeography and sedimentary dispersion unraveled by a multi-proxy analysis” by Alessandretti et al. (2016). Journal of South American Earth Sciences, in press



Berton, F.; Vesely, F.F. 2016a. Stratigraphic evolution of Eocene clinoforms from northern Santos Basin, offshore Brazil: Evaluating controlling factors on shelf-margin growth and deep-water sedimentation. Marine and Petroleum Geology 78, 356-372

Berton, F.; Vesely, F.F. 2016b. Seismic expression of depositional elements associated with a strongly progradational shelf margin: northern Santos Basin, southeastern Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology 46, 585-603 DOI: 10.1590/2317-4889201620160031

Rosa, E.L.M.; Vesely, F.F.; França, A.B. 2016. A review on late Paleozoic ice-related erosional landforms in the Paraná Basin: origin and paleogeographical implications. Brazilian Journal of Geology 46, 147-166 DOI: 10.1590/2317-4889201620160050


Hoeflich, R.; Trzaskos, B. 2015. Análise comparativa entre o código de mineração vigente desde 1967 e o substitutivo ao projeto de lei nº 37, de 2011. Geociências 34, p. 452-464 pdf

Rodrigues, M.C.N.L.; Trzaskos, B; Lopes, A.P. 2015. Influence of deformation bands on sandstone porosity: a case study using three-dimensional microtomography. Journal of Structural Geology 72, 96-110

Vesely, F.F.; Trzaskos, B.; Kipper, F.; Assine, M.L.Souza, P.A. 2015. Sedimentary record of a fluctuating ice margin from the Pennsylvanian of western Gondwana: Paraná Basin, southern Brazil. Sedimentary Geology 326, 45-63


Vesely, F.F.; Assine, M.L. 2014. Ice-Keel Scour Marks In the Geological Record: Evidence From Carboniferous Soft-Sediment Striated Surfaces In the Parana Basin, Southern Brazil. Journal of Sedimentary Research 84, 26-39 DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2014.4

Schemiko, D.C.B. ; Vesely, F.F. ; Fernandes, L.A.; Sowek, G.A. 2014. Distinção dos elementos deposicionais fluviais, eólicos e lacustres do Membro Morro Pelado, Permiano Superior da Bacia do Paraná. Geologia USP Série Científica 14, 29-46

Suss, J.F.; Vesely, F.F.; Santa Catharina, A.; Assine, M.L.Paim, P.S.G. 2014. O Grupo Itararé (Neocarbonífero-Eopermiano) entre Porto Amazonas (PR) e Mafra (SC): sedimentação gravitacional em contexto marinho deltaico sob influência glacial. Geociências 33, 701-719 pdf

2013 - 2011

Vesely, F. F.; Sowek, G.A.; Ferreira, F.J.F.; Berton, F. 2013. Assinatura gamaespectrométrica de depósitos fluviais: estudo de caso na Formação Rio do Rasto, Permiano Superior da Bacia do Paraná. Geologia USP Série Científica 13, 83-98

Lopes,  A.P.; Fiori, A.P.; Reis Neto, J.M.; Marchese, C.; Vasconcellos, E.M.G.; Trzaskos, B.; Onishi, K; Pinto-Coelho, C.V.; Secchi, R. 2012. Análise tridimensional de rochas por meio de microtomografia computadorizada de raios X integrada à petrografia. Pesquisas em Geociências 31, 29-142 pdf

Santos, T.B.; Mancini, F.; Rostirolla, S.P.; Barros, C.E.M.; Salamuni, E. 2011. Registro da deformação pós-paleozóica na Bacia do Amazonas, região de Itaituba (PA). Revista Brasileira de Geociências 41, 95-107 pdf

Souza, J.; Rostirolla, S.P. 2011. A fast MATLAB program to estimate the multifractal spectrum of multidimensional data: application to fractures. Computers & Geosciences 37, 241-249

Trzaskos, B.; Alkmim, F.F.; Zavaglia, G. 2011. Arcabouço estrutural e microestruturas do minério de ferro da jazida Casa de Pedra, Quadrilátero Ferrífero, MG. Revista Brasileira de Geociências 43, 486-497 pdf

Vesely, F.F. 2011. Sulcos de origem glacial em arenitos neocarboníferos do Parque Estadual de Vila Velha, sudeste do Paraná. Geociências 30, 589-599 pdf

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