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Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Monitoring of ultrafine particles in the surrounding urban area of civilian airport

A unique study in Portugal recently published by the Atmospheric Pollution Research journal evaluated the concentration of ultrafine particles in the vicinity of Lisbon Airport. High levels of these particles have detrimental effects on public health due to their direct absorption by the body through the respiratory system. This work, in which participated the researcher [...]

By |2019-10-28T16:59:59+00:00October 28th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

IDL at the 15th Biennal Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits

Filipa Luz and André Cravinho Santos, students of the Earthsystems doctoral program and the researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz, Jorge Manuel Relvas, together with colleagues of the Instituto de Ciências da Terra (ICT) were part of the Portuguese delegation of the 15th Biennal Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits (SGA), [...]

By |2019-10-28T16:29:07+00:00October 28th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments

A new species of carnivorous dinosaur inhabited the Iberian Peninsula 125 million years ago

It has recently been published in Cretaceous Research the description of a new species of theropod dinosaur named Vallibonavenatrix cani. The fossils were collected in the Lower Cretaceous of Santa Águeda in Vallibona (Castellón province, Spain). This specimen was discovered in the early 1990s by Juan Cano Forner, paleontology enthusiastic from Castellón and is part [...]

By |2019-10-28T15:31:54+00:00October 28th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments