Antonio Barnolas is Senior Researcher at the Geological Survey of Spain in Madrid. He has been involved in the Geological Map of Spain since1976 as Project Manager for the Pyrenees and Ebro Basin. His research is focused on basin analysis, with emphasis in tectonics and sedimentation. He has experience in the Pyrenees, Balearic Islands, Antarctica and the Gulf of Cadiz. With a great number of publications, 16 of which in international journals, he has been co-editor of the French-Spanish venture “Synthèse Géologique et Géophysique des Pyrénées” (BRGM-IGME), and of the Pyrenees chapter of the book “Geología de España” published by the Geological Society of Spain and the Geological Survey.