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Victor A. Ramos

Victor Alberto Ramos, Argentine geologist (Buenos Aires 22 April 1945 –

First to determine that the tectonic plates of Andes were locked in a flat slab subduction

Discovered accretionary tectonics as part of the Andes formation

SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY (about 16,000 citations)

With V.D. Litvak, A. Folguera & M. Spagnuolo. An Andean tectonic cycle: from crustal thickening to extension in a thin crust. (34°-37°SL). Geosc. Frontiers 5:351-67, 2014

With M. Spagnuolo, V.D. Litvak, A. Folguera & G. Bottesi. Neogene magmatic expansion and mountain building processes in the southern Central Andes. 36-37° S, Argentina. J. Geodyn. 53:81-94, 2012

With A. Folguera. Payenia volcanic province in Southern Andes: an appraisal of an exceptional Quaternary tectonic setting. J. Volcan. Geoth. Res. 201:53-64, 2011

With G. Vujovich, R. Martino & J. Otamendi. Pampia: a large cratonic block missing in the Rodinia supercontinent. J. Geodynamics 50:243-55, 2010

With M. Tunik, A. Folguera, M. Naipauer & M. Pimentel. Early uplift and orogenic deformation in the Neuquén basin: constraints on the Andean uplift from U-Pb and Hf isotopic data of detrital zircons. Tectonophysics 489:258-73, 2010

With G.G. Voldman & G.L. Albanesi. Conodont geothermometry of the lower Paleozoic from the Precordillera (Cuyania terrane), northwestern Argentina. J. South Amer. Earth Sciences 29:278-88, 2010

Anatomy and global context of the Andes: main geological features and the Andean orogenic cycle. GSA Memoirs 204:31-65, 2009

With G.G. Voldman & G.L. Albanesi. Ordovician metamorphic event in the carbonate platform of the Argentine Precordillera: implications for the geotectonic evolution of the proto-Andean margin of Gondwana. Geology 37:311-4, 2009

Patagonia: a Paleozoic continent adrift? J.S. Am. Earth Sciences 26:235-51, 2008

Cuyania, an exotic block to Gondwana: review of a historical success and the present problems. Gondwana Res. 7:1009-26, 2004

With E.O. Cristallini & D.J. Pérez. The Pampean flat-slab of the Central Andes. J. South America earth Sciences 15:59-78, 2002

With A. Folguera. Control structural del volcán Copaue. Implicancias tectónicas para el arco volcánico Cuartenario (36°-39°S). Rev. Geol. Arg. 55:229-44, 2000

Los depósitos sinorogènicos terciários de la región andina. Geologia Argentina. Anales Inst. Geol. Recursos Minerales 29(22):651-82, 1999

With J.D. Keppie. Gondwana connections before Pangea. Spec. Paper Geol. Soc. America 336, 1999

With E.J. Milani. Orogenias paleozoicas no domínio sul-ocidental do Gondwana e os ciclos de subsidência da Bacia do Paraná. Rev. Bras. Geoc. 28:473-84, 1998

With M.B. Aguirre Ureta & P.P. Alvarez. Geología de la región del Aconcagua. Anales Direc. Nac. Serv. Geol. Buenos Aires 24 (1996)

With M. Cegarra & E. Cristallini. Cenozoic tectonics of the High Andes of west-central Argentina (30°-36°S latitude). Tectonophysics 259:185-200, 1996

With R.N. Alonso. El Mar Paranense en la provincia de Jujuy. Rev. Geol. Jujuy 10:73-80, 1995

Tectonics of the Late Proterozoic-Early Paleozoic: a collisional history of Southern South America. Episodes 11:168-74, 1988

With J. Fuentes & R. Velo. La falla Rio Tupungato: una fractura de cizalla gondwânica, Mendoza, Argentina. Comunicaciones 37:1-15, 1986

With T.E. Jordan, R.W. Allmendinger, C. Mpodozis et al. Paleozoic terranes of the Central Argentine Chilean Andes. Tectonics 5:855-80,1986

Descripción geologica de la hoja 33c. Los Chihuidos Norte, Provincia de Neuquén. Serv. Geol. Nacional 182 (1981)

With E.D. Ramos. Los ciclos magmáticos de la Rep. Argentina. Actas 7th Congr. Geol. Argent. P.771-86, 1979

With J.V. Ploszkiewicz. Estratigrafía y tectônica de la Sierra de Payaniyen (Prov. Chubut). Rev. Asoc. Geol. Arg 32(3):209-26, 1978

With F.E. Nullo & C.A. Proserpio. Estratigrafia y tectonica de la vertiente este del Hielo Continental Patagônico, Argentina-Chile. Actas VII Congr. Geol. Arg. 1:455-70, 1978

Estratigrafia de los lagos La Plata y Fontana, Provincia del Chubut. Actas Prim. Congr. Geol. Chileno 1(A):43-64, 1976


Foreign Member, USA National Academy of Sciences (2010)

Honorary Fellow, Geological Society of America (1993)