Geoconservation
1. The Penha Garcia Ichnological Park at Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark (Portugal): a Geotourism Destination in the Footprint of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event

Carlos Neto de Carvalho; Andrea N Baucon; Aram N Bayet-Goll; João N Belo

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1913338.1051

Abstract
  Penha Garcia Ichnological Park is the most important fossil site and one of the most significant geosites of international relevance, in the territory of Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark. This municipal protected area is a key site for the study of trace fossil diversity at high paleolatitudes in the ...  Read More

Geoconservation
2. The Enigmatic Upper Ordovician of the Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark (Portugal)

Sofia Pereira; Jorge Colmenar; Cristiana J.P Esteves; Ícaro Dias da Silva; Miguel Pires; Carlos Neto de Carvalho

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1913408.1053

Abstract
  Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark (Portugal) area includes deposits from the Neoproterozoic to the Quaternary. Despite its limited exposure area in major Variscan folded structures, the Ordovician series hosts some of its most famous geological heritage features, such as the Penha Garcia Ichnological Park. ...  Read More

3. Paleobiodiversity in the Darriwilian (Middle Ordovician) of the Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark (Portugal)

Sofia Pereira; Jorge Colmenar; Cristiana de Jesus Paulo Esteves; Ícaro Dias da Silva; Miguel Pires; Carlos Neto de Carvalho

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1913411.1054

Abstract
  Middle Ordovician successions occur at Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark in five Variscan-folded, kilometer- to tens of kilometer-long structures. Four of them revealed to be fossiliferous in the different recognized lithostratigraphic units, middle-to-uppermost Darriwilian in age, with particular emphasis ...  Read More

4. Daedalus Mega-ichnosites: The Armorican Quartzite Bridge between Villuercas-Ibores-Jara and Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geoparks

Carlos Neto de Carvalho; Andrea Baucon; Ivan Cortijo; Soren Jensen; Jose Maria Barrera; Javier Lopez Caballero

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2021.1918476.1077

Abstract
  The Early Paleozoic oceans were generally characterized by short trophic chains and simple ecological tiering dominated by suspension-feeding organisms. However, the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE) was responsible for the complexification of food webs, increasing depth and diversity ...  Read More

5. The Reversely Zoned Castelo Branco Pluton at the New “Barrocal” City Park (Central Iberian Zone, Portugal)

Isabel Margarida N Antunes; Carlos de Carvalho; Mohamed Abioui

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2020, , Pages 128-133

http://dx.doi.org/10.30486/gcr.2020.1911839.1036

Abstract
  The "Barrocal" city Park of Castelo Branco is an urban park developed to protect the geoheritage of the tardi-Variscan granite landscapes of the only city existing in the area of the Naturtejo UNESCO Global Geopark. The "Barrocal" Granite is part of a Late Carboniferous unusual reversely zone intrusion ...  Read More