Graduate in Geology, School of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (Spain), 21/10/1996
High School Teaching Certificate, School of Social Science and Communication, University of the Basque Country (Spain), 06/06/1997
Quantitative Analysis in Cyclostratigraphy, School of Science, University of Granada, 01/07/1997
Advanced studies in Basin Analysis and sedimentary geology, School of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country (Spain), 11/02/2003
Department of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology (University of the Basque Country, Spain): 1998-2003 Research project: PhD project development (Holocene environmental transformation of the Bilbao estuary: micropaleontological record of natural and anthropogenic process).
Laboratoire de Geologie, Universite d Angers (France): 1998 (2 weeks). Research project: Bibliographic research and foraminiferal assemblages comparison.
Laboratorio de Geologia, University of Valencia (Spain): 2000 (3 weeks). Research project: SEM photography.
Department of Geology. University of Delaware (USA): 2003-2005 (24 months). Research project: postdoctoral research project (Microfossil Indices of Chemical Pollution in Tidal Marshes: Application to the St. Jones River Reserve (Delaware NERR))
Laboratoire d'Etude des Bio-indicateurs Actuels et Fossiles (BIAF-Departement de Geologie). UFR Sciences. Universite d'Angers (France): 2006 (12 months). Research project: postdoctoral research project (ESF-EUROCORES 'Paleo-Salt' (WP7: Ecology constrains on salinity proxies in benthic foraminifera).
Departamento de Ciencias Medicas y Quirurgicas, Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Cantabria (Spain): 2007 (12 months). Research project: High-resolution dating of intertidal sediments based on natural and anthropogenic radioisotopes lead-210 and cesium-137.
Departamento de Geologia, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa. Lisbon (Portugal): 2008 (1 week). Research project: Development of the Integrated Action Spain-Portugal.
Departamento de Geologia, Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade de Lisboa. Lisbon (Portugal): 01-11-2008 to 17-08-2009. Research project: Benthic foraminifera as high-resolution proxies of sea-level rise and extreme events.