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North Atlantic Integrated Water Vapor Transport

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) published an article in the Journal of Climate on the link between global warming, moisture transport and precipitation variability in Western Europe. The work done by the IDL members Pedro Sousa, Alexandre Ramos, Ricardo Trigo, and Ricardo Tomé (in collaboration with colleagues from Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:35:37+00:00January 9th, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

IDL received students from Romania

Last December 2019, the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) received the visit of students from two schools in Romania, the Gheorghe Magheru School and the Plastic Art School. These students were in Portugal for 3 weeks under the Erasmus + program. This program includes an internship at the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge and study [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:34:39+00:00January 9th, 2020|Climate, Geophysics, Marine Sciences|0 Comments

Meeting of the DiscoverAzores project

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) hosted in December 2019 the meeting of the DiscoverAZORES project. This is a joint project of InBio, CIBIO - Biodiversity Research Center, Universidade dos Açores, IDL, and Universidade de Évora. Its main objective is to determine when the first human occupations actually occurred in the Azores archipelago and to carry [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:33:54+00:00January 9th, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

IDL on a paleontological campaign in Labanon

The paleontologist Pedro Mocho (researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz - IDL) was in early November 2019 at Lebanon, where he gave a talk at the American University of Beirut (AUB) about the Late Jurassic sauropods of Portugal. He also briefly presented some of the current projects centered in the study of Mesozoic faunas from the [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:33:03+00:00January 8th, 2020|Geology, Paleontology|0 Comments

IDL hosted the III General Assembly of the INDECIS project

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) hosted the III General Assembly of the INDECIS European project on 12 and 13 Novembre 2019. This project is an integrated approach for the development across Europe of user oriented climate indicators for GFCS high-priority sectors: agriculture, disaster risk reduction, energy, health, water, and tourism. Sixteen institutions from Spain, Belgium, [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:32:12+00:00January 8th, 2020|Climate, Geophysics|0 Comments

IDL Promotes a Short Course at the University of Saint Joseph (Macao)

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Álvaro Madureira Pinto was in Macao in October 2019 conducting a short course on techniques of optical microscopy of polarized reflected light. The course was held at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) / ISE - Institute of Science and Environment of Macao. Ph.D. students, postdocs and [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:31:12+00:00January 8th, 2020|Geology|0 Comments

Evidence for High Temperature in the Upper Mantle Beneath Cape Verde Archipelago from Rayleigh-Wave Phase-Velocity Measurements

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luíz (IDL), Joana Carvalho, Graça Silveira, and João Mata, together with researchers from the School of Cosmic Physics, Geophysics section of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Dublin, Ireland), Seismic Hazard Group (Aix-en-Provence, France) and Institute of Geosciences of the Christian-Albrechts University Kiel (Kiel, Germany) published a paper in Tectonophysics [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:30:15+00:00January 8th, 2020|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

Why are the Himalayas collapsing?

The highest mountains on earth are located in the Himalayas. For example, the Tibetan Plateau is 5 km above sea level, higher than the highest peaks of the Alps. This mountain chain resulted from the collision between the continents India and Eurasia, which began about 50 million years ago and is still active today. At [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:28:59+00:00January 7th, 2020|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

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