Mário Costa Barberena

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Mario Costa Barberena
Born (1934-04-17)April 17, 1934
Santa Vitória do Palmar, Rio Grande do Sul
Died 16 December 2013(2013-12-16) (aged 79)
Porto Alegre
Residence Brasil
Fields paleontologist and Geologist
Institutions Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Mario Costa Barberena (17 April 1934 – 16 December 2013) was a Brazilian Paleontologist.

Biography[edit]

He graduated in Natural History at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul) in 1956 to 1959. He completed his doctorate at Harvard University, in Stratigraphic and Paleontology (1977–1978). He was lecturer at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul) in 1974.

The genus Barberenachampsa is named after him. Has contributed considerably to the Geopark of Paleorrota.

References[edit]

  • Curriculum 1 (portuguese).
  • Curriculum 2. (portuguese)
  • Book Os Fascinantes Caminhos da Paleontologia. Author : Antônio Isaia. Publisher Pallotti. (Portuguese)
  • Book: "Cronologia Histórica de Santa Maria e do extinto município de São Martinho." 1787-1933. Vol I. Author: Romeu Beltrão, Publisher Pallotti, 1958. (Portuguese)