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The Exceptional Iberian Heatwave of Summer 2018

A Special Report, entitled "Explaining Extreme Events in 2018 from a Climate Perspective", was recently published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, including a work on extreme events recorded in the summer of 2018 in the Iberian Peninsula. The researchers of Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Sousa, Ricardo Trigo, and Alexandre Ramos participated [...]

By |2020-01-23T15:48:09+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

Ontogenetic Similarities Betweem Giraffe and Sauropod Neck Mobility

A study comparing neck mobility in sauropod dinosaurs and giraffes, in which participated the paleontologist of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Mocho, was recently published in Plos One. This work results from the collaboration between the IDL and an international team of researchers led by the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED, Madrid). [...]

By |2020-01-23T15:30:22+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Paleontology|0 Comments

Sediment Sampling Campaign Under the Lisbon Stories Project

On 7th January 2020, a team constituted by several members of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) carried out a sampling of sediments in a work on the 24 de Julho Aveny, in Lisbon. These works were carried out within the Lisbon Stories project, which aims to characterize the evolution of the north margin of the [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:46:28+00:00January 20th, 2020|Geology|0 Comments

IDL at the Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Mocho participated in the annual meeting of The Palaeontological Association that took place in Valencia (Spain). The paleontologist presented a communication on the titanosaurian dinosaurs of the Lo Hueco fossil site (Cuenca, Spain), including new data on the evolutionary history of these giants of the Upper [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:43:50+00:00January 20th, 2020|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

40 Years of the Earthquake of January 1, 1980 – Survey to the population

The Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA), the Instituto Superior Técnico, the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, and the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) are promoting a national macroseismic survey on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the earthquake of 1st January 1980. This earthquake occurred at 16h42m (UTC) with a [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:43:00+00:00January 20th, 2020|Geophysics, Seismology|0 Comments

IDL at the Communications of the Argentine Paleontological Association Meeting

Some of the results of the paleontological expeditions carried out in the Upper Cretaceous of the state of São Paulo (Brazil) and New Mexico (USA) were presented in the last Reunión de Comunicaciones de la Asociación Paleontológica Argentina (Meeting of Communications of the Argentine Paleontological Association). These expeditions were organized by the Natural History Museum [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:41:26+00:00January 20th, 2020|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

Collaborator of IDL won a WWU Muenster International Fund fellowship

Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) collaborator Ana Jesus was awarded a WWU Muenster International Fund fellowship to develop research on multiple sulfur isotopes during the last trimester of 2019. Ana worked at the Muenster Isotope Research Center led by Prof. Dr. Harald Strauss where she performed sequential sulfur extraction for isotopic measurements on more than 150 [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:39:47+00:00January 10th, 2020|Geology|0 Comments

New paper by members of IDL in the Earth-Science Reviews

A paper has been recently published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews on recent progress on the sources of continental precipitation developed by moisture transport analysis. This paper with the participation of the members of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Marta Vázquez Institute, Rogert Sorí, Milica Stojanovic, and Alexandre Ramos, presents the main advances related to [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:38:40+00:00January 10th, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

New paper by members of IDL on the abundance of Ginjeira brava in Azores

A study on Faial Island corroborated the historical observations of the first chroniclers about the abundance of Ginjeira brava in the Azores. The study, to be published in the February 2020 issue of the 'Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology' Journal, was conducted by the members of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and of the Departmento [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:37:47+00:00January 10th, 2020|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

IDL at the “Science of Climate Change” meeting

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Matos Soares participated in the meeting "Science of Climate Change: current situation and future perspectives", which took place at the Fundação Champalimaud on December 6 2019. The meeting was organized by Hipácia - Associazione Ricercatori Italiani in Portogallo, with support from the Italian Embassy, the Champalimaud [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:36:29+00:00January 9th, 2020|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments