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Monthly Archives: November 2016


“Scientists offer new explanation for island’s unexpected uplift”, feature story in EOS (Earth and Space Science News)

The recently published study of Ricardo Ramalho (IDL researcher) was featured yesterday in EOS, the magazine of AGU (American Geophysical Union). The work resulted from a collaboration with an international team, which included IDL researchers José Madeira and Rui Quartau. Link to the news here. Link to the article here.

By |2016-11-21T13:52:19+00:00November 17th, 2016|Geology|0 Comments

Pedro Nunes receives honorable mention during the APREN Conference for his PhD thesis in Renewable Energy

Today, Pedro Nunes, IDL's researcher, received an honorable mention (during the Conference APREN 2016 - Portuguese Association for Renewable Energy) in the contest for best PhD thesis in renewable energy 2014/2016 of APREN.

By |2016-11-23T17:45:50+00:00November 16th, 2016|Energy|0 Comments

Umberto Andriolo receives the First Prize for the Best Communication in Geography, Oceanography, Environment and Natural Science

Umberto Andriolo, IDL PhD student enrolled in the EARTHSYSTEM PhD Program received the First Prize for the Best Communication in Geography, Oceanography, Environment and Natural Science at Jornadas do Mar for his work “Measuring wave runup and intertidal beach topography from online-streaming surfcam”. The award cerimony was held at the Naval School of Portuguese Marine [...]

By |2016-11-23T17:41:39+00:00November 15th, 2016|Geology|0 Comments

João Duarte receives Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Early Career Scientist 2017

João Duarte, IDL researcher has been awarded the "Arne Richter Award for OUTSTANDING EARLY CAREER SCIENTISTS of the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Yesterday, EGU named the recipients of the 2017 Union Medals and Awards, Division Medals, and Division Outstanding Early Career Scientists Awards. João Duarte received one of the Union Medals. More information on the [...]

By |2016-11-10T15:13:03+00:00November 10th, 2016|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

Scientific Mission in Norway – Testing seismic location techniques to track whales

Andreia Pereira (PhD student supported by the EARTHSYSTEMS doctoral school, IDL) and José Luis Duarte (technician, IDL) participated in a research campaign around Svalbard, carried out between 10th and 27th of September. The campaign was a collaboration between Instituto Dom Luiz, Norwegian Polar Institute and the University of St. Andrews. The aim of this [...]

By |2017-01-06T15:26:52+00:00November 1st, 2016|Geophysics, Seismology|0 Comments