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Monthly Archives: July 2018


IDL Field Trip brings together geologists and geophysicists

Last weekend, it took place the Solid Earth Dynamics research group annual field trip. This meeting aimed to establish bridges between IDL researchers, who were all invited to participate. The field trip was organised by Ícaro Silva and Joana Ferreira and the itinerary passed through Barca d'Alva, Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Mogadouro in [...]

By |2018-08-01T14:32:18+00:00July 31st, 2018|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

Guess Who? / Quem é Quem? – Sofia Ermida

Last month, Sofia Ermida finished her PhD with the topic "Harmonization of Remote Sensing Land Surface Products: correction of clear sky bias and characterization of directional effects". She spent six months during the PhD in NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California. She is this month’s "Guess Who" interviewee.   IDL - Sofia, congratulations on finishing [...]

By |2018-08-02T15:45:17+00:00July 31st, 2018|Climate|0 Comments

Four IDL students complete their PhDs

Congratulations to Sofia Ermida, Luísa Lamas, Virgílio Bento and Umberto Andriolo for finishing their PhDs. Virgílio Bento was the first Earthsystems Phd Program student to graduate. Thesis topics: Sofia Ermida: "Harmonization of Remote Sensing Land Surface Products: correction of clear sky bias and characterization of directional effects” Luísa Lamas: "Cross-shelf flow forced by daily variable [...]

By |2018-08-27T14:57:22+00:00July 25th, 2018|Climate, Geology|0 Comments

Any link between climate change and the unusual Summer in Europe?

Ricardo Trigo explains why the answer to this question is "yes", in a series of comments in the news piece "Este verão "tem a assinatura das alterações climáticas"", published yesterday in Diário de Notícias.

By |2018-07-25T12:42:10+00:00July 25th, 2018|Climate|0 Comments

5th Earth Systems Summer School

The 5th Earth Systems Summer School took place in Madeira Island from 8 to 14 July. The focus of the summer school was on the “interactions between large and small scales” encompassing different components of the Earth Systems (atmosphere, land, ocean and solid earth). Processes operating at time-scales from hours to millenia were explored including [...]

IDL in the biggest Science meeting in Portugal

IDL was once again invited to participate in the major Science meeting in Portugal: Encontro Ciência 2018, an event organized by the Portuguese Government. Three presentations, moderation of one debate, exhibition of ten PhD student's posters and two projects demonstrations summarize the participation of IDL in this big event. Here you can see some of [...]

By |2018-08-29T11:37:16+00:00July 10th, 2018|Climate, Energy, Geology|0 Comments

Medal of Scientific Merit attributed to Prof. Galopim de Carvalho

Congratulations to Prof. António Galopim de Carvalho. Today in the "Encontro Ciência 2018" he received from the hands of the Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa the Medal of Scientific Merit. Interview with Prof. Galopim de Carvalho here.

By |2018-07-03T18:04:27+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Geology|0 Comments