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Yearly Archives: 2019

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Saharan air intrusions as a relevant mechanism for Iberian heatwaves

A team of researchers from the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), the Instituto de Geociências de Madrid and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid analyzed the evolution of Saharan air intrusions during the summer in the Iberian Peninsula. The authors, including the researchers of IDL Pedro Sousa, Ricardo Trigo, and Alexandre Ramos, used data records since 1948 [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:28:07+00:00December 26th, 2019|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL at FOLIO 2019

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in the FOLIO-Festival Literário Internacional de Óbidos 2019 with the researcher and specialist on Climate Change Pedro Matos Soares. The researcher was invited to participate in a roundtable on Climate Change together with Alexandre Quintanilha, Profesor at the Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salaza. The talk was moderated by [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:26:08+00:00December 26th, 2019|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL at the AGU Fall Meeting

In early December (from 9th to 13th) the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) was held in San Francisco (California, USA). The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) had strong participation in this event, presenting almost two dozen works with the participation of its researchers. Here is the list of works presented in this meeting: [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:25:08+00:00December 26th, 2019|Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL participated in roundtable on Paleontological Heritage

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in a roundtable on the Paleontological Heritage of the Lusitanian Basin that took place on 29th September in Caldas da Rainha, under the Jornadas Europeias do Património. In this event, Pedro Mocho and Elisabete Malafaia presented a communication entitled "Jurassic Dinosaurs of the Lusitanian Basin. An Incomparable Paleontological Heritage". [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:21:52+00:00December 13th, 2019|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

Marine Geology Field Trip

From 11st to 13th October there was a field trip of the discipline of Marine Geology of the Departamento de Geologia da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) with the participation of Ph.D. students of the Instituto Dom Luíz (IDL) and Departamento de Engenharia Geográfica, Geofísica e Energia. The field trip was led [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:20:57+00:00December 13th, 2019|Geology, Marine Sciences|0 Comments

IDL at the 16th Encontro de Utilizadores Esri Portugal (EUE2019)

The Encontro de Utilizadores Esri Portugal is the largest event of Geographic Information Systems in Portugal. The 16th edition (EUE2019) took place on 9th October at Culturgest, in Lisbon and the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) was represented with the CoastSnap Cascais team that presented the StoryMap CoastSnap Cascais: A Community Monitoring Program for Cascais Beaches. [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:19:31+00:00December 10th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments

IDL at the seminar “Saúde e Objectivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentável: desafios para uma década”

The Instituto Dom Luiz participated in the event “Saúde e Objectivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentável: desafios para uma década" organized by the Direção-Geral da Saúde that took place last 9th October 2019 in the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. The researcher of the IDL Pedro Matos Soares in this seminar with a communication on the impact of climate [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:18:32+00:00December 9th, 2019|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

A (in)Sustentabilidade dos Recursos Mineirais

The Mina de Ciência - Centro Ciência Viva do Lousal (Instituto Dom Luiz - IDL), Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa - FCUL) and the Sociedade Geológica de Portugal organized the event “The (un)sustainability of the mineral resources”. The event took place last 20th November at the Ciência Viva do Lousal Center (Grândola, Portugal) [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:17:32+00:00December 9th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments

IDL at the Joint Satellite Conference

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in the 2019 Joint Satellite Conference that took place from September 28 to October 4, 2019, in Boston. The event celebrated the 100th anniversary of the American Meteorological Society and was co-organized by the AMS Committee on Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography, and Climatology, EUMETSAT, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:16:24+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL at the XII Congresso Ibérico de Geoquímica

The XII Congresso Ibérico de Geoquímica took place in Évora (Portugal) from 22 to 26 September with a strong participation of members of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL). The researcher Mário Abel Gonçalves was one of the invited speakers and presented a talk on the challenges for geochemical prospecting in the future discovery of mineral [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:13:45+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Geology|0 Comments