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Monthly Archives: February 2020


IDL at the National Meeting on Climate Change Research

During two days, 17th and 18th February, took place at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) the Encontro Nacional sobre Investigação em Alterações Climáticas (National Meeting on Climate Change Research). This meeting aimed to bring together the excellence of research on climate change produced by national research units, as well as to [...]

By |2020-02-28T17:33:56+00:00February 28th, 2020|Climate, Energy, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL won two Marie Sklodowska-Curie scholarships.

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) has just won two Marie Skłodowska-Curie scholarships. One was attributed to Dr. Ana Jesus to investigate the flow of sulfur and metals in the hydrothermal alteration processes of the oceanic crust, using the Oman ophiolite as a case study. The work will take place at IDL / Departamento de Geologia, [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:12:13+00:00February 28th, 2020|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

Characterization of Quaternary Mass Movement Deposits in the Portimão Bank

A multidisciplinary study including analyzes of seismic stratigraphy, sedimentology, geochemistry, and magnetism, to characterize deposits of quaternary mass movements in the Gulf of Cadiz has just been published in Marine Geology journal. The study was developed by the researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Silva, Cristina Roque, and Teresa Drago in collaboration with [...]

By |2020-02-24T12:23:46+00:00February 24th, 2020|Geology, Geophysics|1 Comment

The oldest fossil of a carrot was discovered on the island of Madeira

The study of a set of fossils of plants attributed to a species endemic to the island of Madeira, Melanoselinum decipiens, was recently published in the prestigious scientific journal TAXON of the International Association for Plant Taxonomy. Despite the common name of this plant is celery, it is known, through molecular studies, that it belongs [...]

By |2020-02-24T11:55:27+00:00February 24th, 2020|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments