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Monthly Archives: November 2019


IDL at the European Researcher’s Night 2018/2019

Another edition of the European Researchers' Night was celebrated last 27th September. The event was organized by the Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência (MUHNAC) and included several activities and demonstrations that were patent at the MUHNAC and at the Principe Real Garden. The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) attended this event with some [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:11:56+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Geophysics, Seismology|0 Comments

Presentation of the passport of outreach activities for 2019/2020

Last 26th September was presented to the students of the Integrated Master in Environmental Energy and Engineering the passport of outreach activities for 2019/2020. This initiative intends to encourage the participation of students in outreach activities under the context of Energy transition and Sustainable Development carried out by researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:09:39+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Energy|0 Comments

“la Caixa” Doctoral Fellowships call is now open

The doctoral INPhINIT "la Caixa" Program aims to support the best scientific talent, of any nationality and foster innovative and high-quality research in Spain and Portugal by recruiting outstanding international researchers and offering them an attractive and competitive environment for conducting research of excellence. The program is divided into two modalities with different frameworks: Incoming [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:08:27+00:00November 20th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

The IDL at the 17ª Conference of the International Nannoplankton Association

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) was at the 17ª Conference of the International Nannoplankton Association (INA), which took place in Santos, São Paulo State (Brazil), from 15th to 20th September 2019. The members of the IDL, Mário Cachão, Ricardo Ramalho, Lurdes Fonseca, and Catarina Guerreiro participated in this conference with their research works on the [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:07:04+00:00November 19th, 2019|Paleontology|0 Comments

IDL at the VIII International Symposium about Dinosaurs Palaeontology and their Environment

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in the VIII International Symposium about Dinosaurs Palaeontology and their Environment that took place in Salas de los Infantes (Burgos, Spain) from 5th to 7th September 2019. This meeting is the only international scientific monographic congress about dinosaurs that is celebrated periodically in the Iberian Peninsula. Members of the [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:05:28+00:00November 19th, 2019|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

Researchers of the IDL on a field mission in the Madeira island

The researchers of the Instituto Dom Luíz (IDL) João Mata and Inês Pereira were last September 2009 on fieldwork in the Madeira island to collect samples for geochemical and geochronological analyses. These works were developed under the project "Seismic and Geochemical Constraints on the Madeira HoTspot system (SIGHT)”, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:02:03+00:00November 18th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments

IDL at the RELICT Magellan Plus Workshop

The RELICT Magellan Plus workshop took place the last September 12 and 13 at the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA). The aim of RELICT was to discuss the rationale to submit an IODP multiple drill proposal to retrieve cores across the continental Moho in the SW Iberia rifted Margin, the Ocean-Continent Transition [...]

By |2020-01-23T13:59:43+00:00November 18th, 2019|Marine Sciences, Oceanography|0 Comments

Members of the IDL in a campaign off Faial Island

Between 2nd and 7th September 2019, members of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in a campaign to collect OBS (Ocean Bottom Seismometers) off Faial Island, in the Azores. The equipment was placed for six months with the purpose, in addition to recording seismic data, to develop marine biology analyzes related to the study of [...]

By |2020-01-23T13:58:37+00:00November 14th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

IDL at a paleontological expedition in Guadalajara (Spain)

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Mocho participated in a paleontological expedition carried out last summer by the Grupo de Biología Evolutiva (UNED - Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) on the Cenomanian of Algora (Guadalajara, Spain). These excavation works allowed to collect more than 400 very well-preserved fossils of different vertebrate [...]

By |2020-01-23T13:57:41+00:00November 14th, 2019|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments