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Associate Professor

Carolina Cavalcante

Associate professor Department of Geosciences
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Structural Geology and Tectonics; Geological Field Mapping; Shear Zones; Hot Orogeny; Caledonian and Panafrican belts; Thermometry (TitaniQ, Zr-in-rutile, Ti-in-Zircon); SEM-EBSD; Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS).

Advanced Structural Geology (GEO3104)

Structural Geology and Tectonics

Carolina Cavalcante, Haakon Fossen, Renato Paes de Almeida, Maria Helena B.M. Hollanda, Marcos Egydio-Silva. Reviewing the puzzling intracontinental termination of the Araçuaí-West Congo orogenic belt and its implications for orogenic development. Prec. Res. 2019. v322, 85-98.

Haakon Fossen, Geane Carolina G. Cavalcante, Roberto Vizeu L. Pinheiro, Carlos J. Archanjo.Deformation – Progressive or multiphase? Journal of Structural Geology, 2019, v125, 82-99.

Carolina Cavalcante, Maria H. Hollanda, Alain Vauchez, and Marcelo Kawata. How long can the middle crust remain partially molten during orogeny? Geology, 2018, v46, number 10.

Carolina Cavalcante, Leonardo Lagoeiro, Haakon Fossen, Marcos Egydio-Silva, Luiz F.G. Morales, Filippe Ferreira, Thailli Conte. Temperature constraints on microfabric patterns in quartzofeldsphatic mylonites, Ribeira belt (SE Brazil). Journal of Structural Geology, 2018, 115, 243-262.

Marcos Egydio-Silva, Alain Vauchez, Haakon Fossen, Geane Carolina Gonçalves Cavalcante, Bruna Catarino Xavier. Connecting the Araçuaí and Ribeira belts (SE – Brazil): Progressive transition from contractional to transpressive strain regime during the Brasiliano orogeny. Journal of South American Earth Science, 2018, v86, 127-139.

Haakon Fossen, Geane Carolina G. Cavalcante. Shear zones – A review. Earth-Science  Reviews, 2017, v171, 434-455.

Haakon Fossen, G. Carolina Cavalcante, and Renato Paes de Almeida. Hot Versus Cold Orogenic Behavior: Comparing the Araçuaí-West Congo and the Caledonian Orogens. Tectonics, 2017, v36.

Haakon Fossen, Roger Soliva, Gregory Ballas, Barbara Trzaskos, Carolina Cavalcante & Richard A. Schultz. A review of deformation bands in reservoir sandstones: geometries, mechanisms and distribution. Geological Society, Special Publications 2017, v459, 

Filippe Ferreira, Leonardo Lagoeiro, Luiz F.G. Morales, Claudinei G. de Oliveira, Paola Barbosa, Carlos Avila, Geane C.G. Cavalcante. Texture development during progressive deformation of hematite aggregates: Constraints from VPSC models and naturally deformed iron oxides from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Journal of Structural Geology, 2016, v90, 11-127.

Geane Carolina G. Cavalcante, Gustavo Viegas, Carlos José Archanjo, Marcos Egydio da Silva. The influence of partial melting and melt migration on the rheology of the continental crust. Journal of Geodynamics, 2016, v101, 186-199.

G. C. G. Cavalcante, A. Vauchez, C. Merlet, M. Egydio-Silva, M. H. Bezerra de Holanda, and B. Boyer. Thermal conditions during deformation of partially molten crust from TitaniQ geothermometry: rheological implications for the anatectic domain of the Araçuaí belt, eastern Brazil. Solid Earth, 2014, v5, 1223-1242.

Geane C.G. Cavalcante, Marcos Egydio-Silva, Alain Vauchez, Pierre Camps, Eurídice Oliveira. Strain distribution across a partially molten middle crust: Insights from the AMS mapping of the Carlos Chagas Anatexite, Araçuaí belt (East Brazil). Journal of Structural Geology, 2013, v55, 79-100.

Geane C G Cavalcante & Roberto V L Pinheiro. Deformação Transpressiva Particionada no Greenstone Belt Vila Nova, região de Pedra Branca do Amapari, AP. Contribuições à Geologia da Amazônia, 2011, v7, 35-43.