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Dr. Alfonso Benito Calvo : Preeminent scientist in the field of Geomorphology.


Congratulations, Dr. Alfonso Benito Calvo , on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from Sfconference! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here’s to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

Dr. Alfonso Benito Calvo embarked on an academic journey that began with the completion of a Bachelor’s degree at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1996. This paved the way for their Ph.D. in Geological Sciences in 2004, a milestone recognized with the prestigious María Jesús Ibáñez National Award on Spanish Geomorphological and Quaternary Studies.

Professional Profiles:


  • Degree in Geological  Sciences Universidad Complutense de Madrid 1996
  • Ph.D. in Geological Sciences Universidad Complutense de Madrid 2004.

Innovation at the Helm:

As the head of the Laboratory of Digital Mapping and 3D Analysis at CENIEH, Dr. [Name] oversees a specialized team dedicated to geomorphology, GIS modeling, and archaeological applications. Their research is characterized by a keen exploration of the influence of palaeogeographical changes on Pleistocene human landscapes
Publications: 185 documents indexed in Scopus.

Citations: A total of 4,203 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.


  • Too good to go? Neanderthal subsistence strategies at Prado Vargas Cave (Burgos, Spain)- published 16 oct 2023
  • Reconstructing depositional environments through cave interior facies: The case of Galería Complex (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain)
  • Spatial analysis and site formation processes associated with the Middle Pleistocene hominid teeth from Q1/B waterhole, Boxgrove (West Sussex, UK)
  • Low-cost technologies in a rich ecological context: Hotel California open-air site at Sierra de Atapuerca, Burgos, Spain
  • First magnetostratigraphic results in the Aïn Beni Mathar-Guefaït Basin, Northern High Plateaus (Morocco): The Pliocene-Pleistocene Dhar Iroumyane composite section
  • Forests and fields in the pre-pyreneean neolithic and early Bronze Age based on fumier archaeobotanical records
  • Landscape evolution and the karst development in the Ojo Guareña multilevel cave system (Merindad de Sotoscueva, Burgos, Spain)
  • San Quirce (Palencia, Spain): new chronologies for the Lower to Middle Palaeolithic transition of south-west Europe
  • Revision of TD1 and TD2 stratigraphic sequence of Gran Dolina cave (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain)
  • ESR chronology of the fluvial sequence of Cueva del Silo (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain)







Alfonso Benito Calvo | Geomorphology

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