Arnau Bolet

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Arnau Bolet

Arnau Bolet is an honorary research associate in the Evans Lab.

arnau.bolet@icp.cat 
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7698, (Int: 37698)


Arnau is a PhD student at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Sabadell) under the supervision of Susan E. Evans (UCL) and Àngel Galobart (ICP). He works on Mesozoic and Paleogene lizards from the Iberian Peninsula. He is also involved in the ICP Mesozoic Department research on Permian and Triassic vertebrates from the Iberian Peninsula and has worked on several excavations and prospections since 2004.

Main address:
Arnau Bolet Mercadal
Investigador de l'Àrea de Recerca del Mesozoic
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont
Facultat de Biociències (Mòdul ICP)
Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
E-08193  Cerdanyola del Vallès (Catalunya)
www.icp.cat

Profile:
2006
Degree in Geology by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
2009 Studies equivalent to a MSc in Geology, Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont/Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.



Publications

Selected peer reviewed publications:

  • Bolet A, Evans SE. 2013. Lizards and amphisbaenians (Reptilia, Squamata) from the late Eocene of Sossís (Catalonia, Spain), Palaeontologia Electronica 16(1): 8A 23p palaeo-electronica.org/content/2013/412-eocene-squamates-from-spain
  • Fortuny J, Bolet A, Sellés AG, Cartanyà J, Galobart À. 2011. New insights on Permian and Triassic vertebrates from north Eastern Iberian Peninsula. Journal of Iberian Geology 37(1): 65-86.
  • Bolet A, Evans SE, 2010. A new lizard from the Early Cretaceous of Catalonia (Spain) and the Mesozoic lizards from the Iberian Peninsula. Cretaceous Research 31: 447-457.
  • Fortuny J, Sellés AG, Valdiserri D, Bolet A. 2010. New tetrapod footprints from the Permian of the Pyrenees (Catalonia, Spain). Preliminar results. In: Moreno-Azanza M, Diaz-Martinez L, Gasca JM, Melero-Rubio M, Rabal-Garces R and Sauque V (coords.). Cidaris 30, VIII Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Paleontología, Volumen de Actas, 121-124.
  • Tomás M, Alba DM, Sanisidro O, Bolet A, Checa Ll. 2010. Los Perisodáctilos de la Autovia Orbital de Barcelona B-40, tramo Olesa de Montserrat-Viladecavalls (Cuenca del Vallès-Penedès). In: Moreno-Azanza M, Diaz-Martinez L, Gasca JM, Melero-Rubio M, Rabal-Garces R and Sauque V. (coords.). Cidaris 30, VIII Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Paleontología, Volumen de Actas, 317-324. (in Spanish).
  • Alba DM, Carmona R, Bolet A, Robles JM, Casanovas-Vilar I, Furió M, Sanisidro O, Rifà E, Balaguer J, Checa Ll, Luján ÀH, Tomás M, Moyà-Solà S. 2010. La intervención paleontológica en la Autovía Orbital de Barcelona B-40, tramo Olesa de Montserrat – Viladecavalls: Resultados preliminares. In: Moreno-Azanza M, Diaz-Martinez L, Gasca JM, Melero-Rubio M, Rabal-Garces R and Sauque V (coords.). Cidaris 30, VIII Encuentro de Jóvenes Investigadores en Paleontología, Volumen de Actas, 51-59. (in Spanish).
  • Kullmann J, Llompart C, Bolet A. 2005. Lusitanoceras sp. (Ammonoidea, Goniatitida) en el Carbonífero de Menorca (Baleares). Batalleria 12: 135-140. (in Spanish).


Selected abstracts:

  • Bolet A, Evans SE. 2010. New lizards (Lepidosauria, Squamata) from the Early Cretaceous of Las Hoyas (Cuenca, Spain). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, SVP Program and Abstracts Book 62.
  • Bolet A, Evans SE. 2010. New Eocene squamate assemblages from Spain. IPC3 Abstracts book 93. 
  • Bolet A, Evans SE. 2009. A new lizard (Lepidosauria, Squamata) from the Early Cretaceous of the Montsec Range (Catalonia, Spain). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3): 67A.
  • Turu V, Ros X, Pujal MaC, Bolet A, Galobart A. 2008. La ley de Patrimonio Cultural del Principado de Andorra (Pirineos Orientales): Propuesta de Areas de Protección Paleontológicas. Actas del Primer Congreso Internacional sobre Geología y Minería en la Ordenación del Territorio y en el Desarrollo, Utrillas (Teruel). B9 (in Spanish).



Fieldwork experience (Director):
2010 Odèn (Triassic, Catalonia).
2010 La Mora (Triassic, Catalonia).
2009 Several Triassic localities from Catalonia (Prospections).
2009 Montseny (Triassic, Catalonia) (Prospections).
2008 Montsec (Early Cretaceous, Catalonia).
2008-2009 Autovia Orbital B-40 (Quart cinturó), Olesa de Montserrat Viladecavalls (Miocene, Catalonia),  Fossilia Serveis Paleontològics i Geològics S.L..

Fieldwork experience (Technician/Volunteer):
2009
Dino Track Tour (footprints scanning), in colaboration with the University of Manchester.
2008 Las Hoyas (Early Cretaceous, Cuenca, Spain).
2008 Montseny (Triassic, Barcelona, Spain).
2006-2009 Several Miocene (Can Mata, Ecoparc, Polinyà) and Pleistocene (Vallparadís) localities from Catalonia, for Fossilia Serveis Paleontològics i Geològics S.L. and Palaeotheria S.C.P.
2005 Coll de Nargó (Late Cretaceous, Barcelona, Spain).
2005, 2006, 2009, 2010 Basturs (Late Cretaceous, Lleida, Spain).
2005, 2009 Incarcal (Pleistocene, Girona, Spain).
2004 Alpuente (Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary, Valencia, Spain).




Other roles and achievements:
2011 Scientific committee and organizing committee XXVIII Jornadas SEP (Sociedad Española de Paleontología).
2010 Organizing committee of the course “Geometric Morphometrics and Phylogeny”, ICP-UAB.
2010 Scientific advisor of the project "Proyecto de divulgación social de la investigación en paleontología", Fundación española para la ciencia y la tecnología (FECYT/MICINN) FCT-10-1632.
2008-2010 Author or Co-author of nine unpublished memories related to paleontological interventions in Catalonia.


Arnau Bolet IPC 2010 poster

Arnau Bolet at the 3rd Internation Paleontological Congress (IPC3) held by Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum in 2010.