Dr. Eudald Mujal Grané

PostDoc

Paläontologie

Kontakt

Tel.:
0711 / 8936-141
Fax:
0711 / 8936-100

Forschungsprofil

Rekonstruktion und Evolution der Paläoumwelt (Stratigraphie und Sedimentologie) mit dem Ziel, die alten Landschaften zu visualisieren und Wirbeltierfaunen in ihren Lebensräumen anzusiedeln. Besonderes Interesse an der Ichnologie der Tetrapoden und der Entwicklung der Fauna durch den Übergang vom Paläozoikum zum Mesozoikum.

Researchgate

Projects

Publikationen

Articles in SCI peer-reviewed journals

2020 / in press

  • Mujal, E., Marchetti, L., Schoch, R.R., Fortuny, J. 2020. Upper Paleozoic to lower Mesozoic tetrapod ichnology revisited: Photogrammetry and relative depth pattern inferences on functional prevalence of autopodia. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8: 248. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00248
  • Mujal, E., Marchetti, L. 2020. Ichniotherium tracks from the Permian of France, and their implications for understanding the locomotion and palaeobiogeography of large diadectomorphs Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 547: 109698. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109698
  • Mujal, E., Schoch, R.R. 2020. Middle Triassic (Ladinian) amphibian tracks from the Lower Keuper succession of southern Germany: Implications for temnospondyl locomotion and track preservation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 543: 109625. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109625

2019

  • Fortuny, J., Arbez, T., Mujal, E., Steyer, J.-S. 2019. Reappraisal of ‘Metoposaurus hoffmani’ Dutuit, 1978 and description of new temnospondyl specimens from the Middle–Late Triassic of Madagascar (Morondava Basin). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (2019).
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Pérez-Cano, J., Dinarès-Turell, J., Ibáñez-Insa, J., Oms, O., Vila, I., Bolet, A., Anadón, P. 2019. Reply to the comment on “Integrated multi-stratigraphic study of the Coll de Terrers late Permian–Early Triassic continental succession from the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula): a geologic reference record for equatorial Pangaea” by Eudald Mujal, Josep Fortuny, Jordi Pérez-Cano, Jaume Dinarès-Turell, Jordi Ibáñez-Insa, Oriol Oms, Isabel Vila, Arnau Bolet, Pere Anadón [Global and Planetary Change 159 (2017) 46–60]. Global and Planetary Change, 174: 180-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.12.005

2018

  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Marmi, J., Dinarès-Turell, J., Bolet, A., Oms, O. 2018. Aridification across the Carboniferous–Permian transition in Central equatorial Pangea: the Catalan Pyrenean succession (NE Iberian Peninsula). Sedimentary Geology, 363: 48-68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.11.005
  • Mujal, E., Belaústegui, Z., Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Oms, O., López, J.Á. 2018. Ichnological evidence of a horseshoe crab hot-spot in the Early Triassic Buntsandstein continental deposits from the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula). Journal of Iberian Geology, 44(1): 139-153. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41513-017-0026-2
  • Mujal, E., Iglesias, G., Oms, O., Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Méndez, J.M. 2018. Rhynchosauroides footprint variability in a Muschelkalk detrital interval (late Anisian-middle Ladinian) from the Catalan Basin (NE Iberian Peninsula). Ichnos, 25(2-3): 150-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/10420940.2017.1337571

2017

  • Ezcurra, M.D., Fortuny, J., Mujal, E., Bolet, A. 2017. First archosauromorph direct remains from the Early-Middle Triassic transition of the Iberian Peninsula. Palaeontologia Electronica, 20(3.62A): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.26879/686
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Pérez-Cano, J., Dinarès-Turell, J., Ibáñez-Insa, J., Oms, O., Vila, I., Bolet, A., Anadón, P., 2017. Integrated multi-stratigraphic study of the Coll de Terrers late Permian–Early Triassic continental succession from the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula): a geologic reference record for equatorial Pangaea. Global and Planetary Change, 159: 46-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.10.004
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Oms, O., López, J.Á. 2017. An archosauromorph dominated ichnoassemblage in fluvial Settings from the late Early Triassic of the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula). PLOS ONE, 12(4): e0164693. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174693
  • Marchetti, L., Mujal, E., Bernardi, M. 2017. An unusual Amphisauropus trackway and its implication for understanding seymouriamorph locomotion. Lethaia, 50: 162-174. https://doi.org/10.1111/let.12184
  • Fortuny, J., Marcé-Nogué, J., Steyer, J.-S., de Esteban-Trivigno, S., Mujal, E., Gil, L. Comparative 3D analyses and palaeoecology of giant early amphibians (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli). Scientific Reports, 6: 30387. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep30387

2016

  • Mujal, E., Gretter, N., Ronchi, A., López-Gómez, J., Falconnet, J., Diez, J.B., De la Horra, R., Bolet, A., Oms, O., Arche, A., Barrenechea, J.F., Steyer, J.-S., Fortuny, J. 2016. Constraining the Permian/Triassic transition in continental environments: Stratigraphic and paleontological record from the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 445: 18-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.12.008
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Oms, O., Bolet, A., Galobart, À., Anadón, P. 2016. Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction and early Permian ichnoassemblage from the NE Iberian Peninsula (Pyrenean Basin). Geological Magazine, 153(4): 578-600. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0016756815000576

Articles in no-SCI peer-reviewed journals and book chapters

2015-2017

  • Fortuny, J., Mujal, E., Vidal, A., 2017. Exploracions recents de jaciments permotriàsics de Catalunya i presentació de la carta paleontològica dels períodes Permià i Triàsic. Tribuna d’Arqueologia 2014-2015, 135-151. http://calaix.gencat.cat/bitstream/handle/10687/421767/6_article_Jaciments_Permotriasics_Tribuna_Arqueologia_2014_15.pdf
  • Mujal, E., Gretter, N., Ronchi, A., López-Gómez, J., Falconnet, J., Diez, J.B., De la Horra, R., Bolet, A., Oms, O., Arche, A., Barrenechea, J.F., Steyer, J.-S., Fortuny, J. 2016. Insights on the Permian/Triassic transition in Western Tethys: new stratigraphic and paleontological data from the Catalan Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula). Permophiles, 63: 21-27. http://permian.stratigraphy.org/files/20161015172743604.pdf
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Rodríguez-Salgado, P., Diviu, M., Oms, O., Galobart, À. 2015. First footprints occurrence from the Muschelkalk detritical unit of the Catalan Basin: 3D analyses and palaeoichnological implications. Spanish Journal of Palaeontology, 30(1): 97-108. https://www.sepaleontologia.es/revista/anteriores/REP%20%282015%29%20vol.%2030/08%20Mujal%20et%20al%20color%20web-.pdf
  • Fortuny, J., Mujal, E., Bolet, A., Oms, O., López, J.Á., Vila, I. 2015. Resultats de les prospeccions paleontològiques als afloraments del Triàsic de Port del Cantó, Vall de Siarb i Noves de Segre (Pallars Sobirà i Alt Urgell). Primeres jornades d’arqueologia i paleontologia del Pirineu i Aran. Dipòsit legal B 9692-2015, p. 56-61.
  • Mujal, E., Fortuny, J., Bolet, A., Galobart, À., Oms, O. 2015. Resultats de les prospeccions paleontològiques als afloraments del Permià de la Vall Fosca (Pallars Jussà), campanya 2012. Primeres jornades d’arqueologia i paleontologia del Pirineu i Aran. Dipòsit legal B 9692-2015, p. 62-65.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013-2017

  • PhD in Geology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Thesis: Registre sedimentari i icnològic del fini-Carbonífer, Permià i Triàsic continentals dels Pirineus Catalans: Evolució i crisis paleoambientals a l'equador de Pangea [Sedimentary and ichnological record of the terrestrial end-Carboniferous, Permian and Triassic from the Catalan Pyrenees: Paleoenvironmental evolution and crises at the equator of Pangea]

2012-2013

  • MSc in Palaeontology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Universitat de Barcelona - Institut Català de Paleontologia M. Crusafont. Thesis: The ichnofaunal diversity from Permian Pyrenees (NE Iberian Peninsula): 3D analyses and palaeoenvironmental implications

2008-2012

  • BSc in Geology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Professional Experience

2018 (January-June)

  • Freelance palaeontologist and geologist. Co-supervisor of a Master thesis (MSc in Palaeontology at UAB-UB-ICP).

2017 (September-December)

  • Researcher (R2) at the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Catalonia, Spain).

2017 (July-August)

  • Environmental educator, museum guide at the Centre de Restauració i Interpretació Paleontològica (CRIP) – Lavola 1981 S.A. (Catalonia, Spain).

2013-2017

  • Professor and Research Staff: PhD student with contract as Personal Investigador en Formació at Departament de Geologia, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Teaching at the BSc degrees of Geology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences; co-supervisor of a final degree project of Geology.

Grants

2018.

  • El Permià i el Triàsic: la història més convulsa de la Terra i la remodelació dels ecosistemes. Ref. 10 02030 2018 04. Funder: Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu, under Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat (Generalitat de Catalunya). Principal Researcher: Eudald Mujal. Funding: 2 586.14 €

2014-2017.

  • Evolució dels ecosistemes amb faunes de vertebrats del Permià i el Triàsic de Catalunya (2014-2017). Ref. 2014/100606. Principal Researcher: Dr. Josep Fortuny. Funding: 16 590.70 €

2014-2017.

  • Estudi dels primats i faunes associades del Paleogen de Catalunya (2014-2017). Ref. 2014/100604. Principal Researcher: Dr. Raef Minwer-Barakat. Funding: 26 870.87 €

2013.

  • La Terra abans dels dinosaures. Ref. 57 641992013 (in cooperation with the Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu). Principal Researcher: Dr. Josep Fortuny. Funding: 3 870.97 €

2012-2013.

  • Funding for Paleontological fieldwork in different Permian and Triassic outcrops of Catalonia. Ref. 2012/93348. Principal Researcher: Dr. Josep Fortuny. Funding: 2 000 €

Research Stays

  • Laboratoire de Paléontologie, Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution (Université Montpellier), Montpellier (France). Dates: 28.04.2016 – 28.06.2016. Program: Erasmus+ Pràctiques. Funding entity: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.
  • Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Dates: 04.05.2015 – 15.05.2015. Program: SYNTHESYS (FR-TAF-4808). Funding entity: European Community Research Infrastructure Action.
  • Laboratoire de Paléontologie, Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution (Université Montpellier), Montpellier (France). Dates: 24.02.2014 – 10.04.2014. Program: AIRE-CTP 2013 (2013 CTP 00013). Funding entity: AGAUR, Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Dates: 03.02.2014 – 14.02.2014. Program: SYNTHESYS (FR-TAF-3621). Funding entity: European Community Research Infrastructure Action.
  • Musée Fleury, Lodève (France). Dates: 24.03.2013 – 30.03.2013.
  • Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (Germany). Dates: 11.03.2013 – 22.03.2013. Program: SYNTHESYS (DE-TAF-2560). Funding entity: European Community Research Infrastructure Action.

Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board member of the journal MorphoMuseuM (http://morphomuseum.com)
  • Scientific advisor of the museum of nature (under construction) Centre de Descoberta de les Ciències de la Terra de Rubió (Pyrenees, Catalonia, Spain)