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Perla Piña-Varas

Adjunct Research

School of Earth Sciences - Centre for Exploration Targeting

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+618 6488 1516


Perla Piña-Varas is an Adjunct Research for the Centre for Exploration Targeting, University of Western Australia (UWA). After completing her Degree in geology at the University of Salamanca (Spain) in 2005, has worked as a junior hydrogeologist and has specialized in geophysics (electromagnetic  methods). In may 2014, completed her PhD degree at the University of Barcelona, with the thesis "Magnetotelluric Method Applied to Reservoir Characterization: The El Hito anticline (Cuenca, Spain) and Tenerife Geothermal System".



Piña-Varas, P., Ledo, J., Queralt, P., Marcuello, A., Bellmunt, F., Hidalgo, R., & Messeiller, M. (2014). 3-D Magnetotelluric exploration of Tenerife geothermal system (Canary Islands, Spain). Surveys in Geophysics, Acepted.

Piña-Varas, P., Ledo, J., Queralt, P., Roca, E., Garcia-Lobón, J. L., Ibarra, P., & Biete, C. (n.d.). Two-dimensional magnetotelluric characterization of the El Hito Anticline (Loranca Basin, Spain). Journal of Applied Geophysics.