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The 28 February 1969 earthquake and tsunami in the North East Atlantic – A Review

Baptista, M.A., Miranda, J. M., Omira, R. The M~8.0 28th February 1969 was the largest earthquake recorded in the North East (NE) Atlantic basin. The event occurred in the South West Iberian Margin, one of the areas prone to generate transoceanic tsunamis in the Atlantic Ocean. The tsunami that followed the earthquake was recorded in [...]

By |2020-06-22T10:07:24+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

A precipitação sobre a Península Ibérica e o Sudoeste da Europa não apresenta variações significativas nos últimos 150 anos

Um grupo de investigadores de diferentes países da Europa liderados pelo Instituto Pirenaico de Ecologia (IPE-CISC) e contando com a participação do Prof Ricardo Trigo (IDL, DEGGE) concluiu que, ao contrário do que é frequentemente assumido, a precipitação registada na região sudoeste da Europa, incluindo a Península Ibérica, não apresenta tendências significativas de longo termo. [...]

By |2020-06-15T10:29:45+00:00June 15th, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

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 at “Descobre ULisboa”

The "Descobre ULisboa" is an interactive exhibition that took place on 28th and 29th January 2020 at the Rectory of the University of Lisbon. This exhibition was organized by the different Schools of the Universidade de Lisboa intended mainly for students of basic and secondary education to help them to choose their professional careers. The [...]

By |2020-01-30T15:40:18+00:00January 30th, 2020|Climate, Energy, Geology, Geophysics, Geospatial, Paleontology|1 Comment

National Climate Change Research Meeting

Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, is a region climatically determined by the strong influence of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic and is considered to be one of the most vulnerable to Climate Change. Global warming is the biggest challenge facing humanity in these coming decades, from global to local scale. One of the main ambitions [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:11:32+00:00January 28th, 2020|Climate|0 Comments

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

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

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

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