Here you can download the most relevant documents produced by our NGO and Research Group. You will also find some documents of analysis of public policies and theses made by some of our members.


All documents are written in Spanish, you will only find their titles translated into English.

Research studies

Geoenvironmental evaluation of the Quebradona open pit copper mining project, Jericó, Antioquia, Colombia. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. March 2020.

Preliminary evaluation of surface water quality in areas affected by the El Cerrejón coal project, the Bruno stream case study, La Guajira - Colombia. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. June 2019.

Preliminary assessment of surface water quality in gold mining areas. Upper basin of the Quebrada Páez and lower and middle basin of the Quebrada La Baja, municipality of California, páramo de Santurbán, Santander, Colombia. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. December 2018.

Geoenvironmental and water evaluation of the El Nogal oil block exploratory drilling project in the Morelia and Valparaíso - Caquetá municipalities, for the defense of water and territory. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. September 2017

Technical concept on geoenvironmental impacts of copper mining exploitation in the Alto Atrato (El Roble Mine, Carmen de Atrato). TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. June 2017.

Support to the Huila Administrative Planning Department to strengthen territorial planning processes in the area of influence of the Quimbo hydroelectric Dam. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. - Gobernación del Huila. December 2016.

Environmental considerations about the El Cerrejón coal project, operated by BHP Billiton, Angloamerican and Xstrata companies in La Guajira. Julio Fierro Morales and Ana María Llorente Valbuena. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. October 2016.

Socioenvironmental hazard analysis from an open pit gold mine: La Colosa, Cajamarca (Tolima). TERRAE Geoenvironmental Research Group. February 2016.

Impacts and environmental damages related to the illegal gold mining. Framework: Tutela (action for protection of fundamental rights) filed by the afro communities of the Atrato river (Chocó - Colom-bia). The Constitutional Court of Colombia. TERRAE Geoenvironmental Research Group. February 2016.

Analysis of the environmental licensing process of the oil exploitation project Puerto Vega - Teteyé corridor (Puerto Asís, Putumayo). TERRAE Geoenvironmental Research Group. August 2015.

Public policy and intersectoral actions aimed at the prevention and control of air pollution by particulate matter in large-scale coal projects. Ana Maria Llorente. August 2015.

Geological, geomorphological and hydrogeological study for the declaration of the Regional Natural Park Escarpe Sabana de Occidente. Geoenvironmental research group TERRAE - Resnatur. 2012.

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Analysis documents - Public Policies

The infeasibility of fracking facing the challenges of the 21st century. Heinrich Böll Foundation - Alianza Colombia free of fracking. 2019

Observations of the final draft of the Diagnosis of environmental and social information regarding mining activity and the illegal extraction of minerals. TERRAE Geoenvironmental NGO. 2018

Mining in Colombia IV. Socioecological and post-conflict justice. Chapter 1. Intersectoral analysis on coal mining in Cesar department. Focused from a risk perspective. Julio Fierro Morales (Compiler). 2014.

Mining in Colombia III. Ecological damage and alternative mining model. Chapter 2. Contributions to the conceptualization of environmental damage and environmental liabilities by mining. Julio Fierro Morales and René López Camacho. 2014.

Mining in Colombia II. Institutionality and territory, paradoxes and conflicts. Chapter 4. A Synthetic Approach to Environmental Impacts of Non-Legal Mining. Julio Fierro Morales. 2013.

Mining in Colombia I. Fundamentals to overcome the extractive model. Chapter 3. Environmental and social implications of the extractive model in Colombia, Mauricio Cabrera Leal and Julio Fierro Morales. 2013.

Mining, Territory and Conflict in Colombia. National University of Colombia - CENSAT. Chapter II. Territory, financialization and mining policy in Colombia. Pages 179 - 212. Mining policy in Colombia: the articulation and empowerment of conflicts around private interests. Julio Fierro Morales. 2012.

Mining policies in Colombia. ILSA. Julio Fierro Morales. 2012.

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Palynological record and paleoecological history of the coastline of the closure of the Navio swamp, Sanctuary of fauna and flora of the Flamingos. 2016

Sedimentology, petrography and provenance analysis of the Seca Formation, Coello River, Chicoral, Tolima. Eduardo J. Villamil R. 2016

Annex 1. Stratigraphic column of a Seca Formation - section located on the Coello river, corregimiento of Chicoral, municipality El Espinal, Tolima. Eduardo J. Villamil R. 2016

Mineralogical and geochemical characterization of dark mudstones from the Une and Chipaque formations in the Chuza River basin, Páramo de Chingaza. Erika Cuida López. 2014.

Mineralogical and environmental characterization of sediments of the Tequendama Member of the Tilatá Formation, in the Salto del Tequendama. Ferney Andrés Tangarife Escobar. 2012

An approximation to the quantification of environmental liabilities related to mining in the Ciudad Bolívar locality, Bogotá D.C. Through multi-temporal analysis of aerial photographs and satellite images. Undergraduate thesis. Diana P. Lozano Z. 2009.

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Nevado El Cocuy, Boyacá, Colombia.