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Researcher of the IDL among the most cited scientists with Portuguese affiliation

Ricardo Trigo, director of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and researcher in the areas of Meteorology and Climatology is one of the 172 scientists with Portuguese affiliation in the top of the 100.000 most cited worldwide, in a universe of near 7 million scientists. This database was recently published by the journal PLOS Biology and contains [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:06:08+00:00September 19th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

IDL at the Devonian Tides Meeting

Researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), Joao Moedas Duarte and Hannah Davies, participated in the Devonian Tides Meeting that took place in Uppsala between 21 and 23 August 2019. The theme of the meeting was the relationship between tectonics, tides, climate and the evolution of life from the Snowball period (~ 760-580 million years) [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:04:54+00:00September 18th, 2019|Climate, Geology, Geospatial, Marine Sciences, Oceanography|0 Comments

CeaseFire – a Platform to Help on Fire Prevention and Fighting

The CeaseFire is an online platform developed by a multidisciplinary team of the Universidade de Lisboa that combines satellite information, weather data, and fire history to calculate areas with higher risks of fire. This platform was developed to be a tool for prevention, planning and fighting forest fires and was used by firefighters, forest owners [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:01:32+00:00September 17th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

IDL at the 15th Congress of the European Federation of Ecology

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) participated in the 15th Congress of the European Federation of Ecology / 18th National Meeting of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Ecologia (SPECO) that took place at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) between 29 July and 2 August 2019. The overarching theme of this conference, Embedding Ecology [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:53:02+00:00August 26th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

IDL at INQUA 2019

The International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) pursues to improve understanding on environmental change during the glacial ages through interdisciplinary research. Each year, delegates from around the world gather for the INQUA congress. This year marks the 20th edition of the event that took place in Dublin, Ireland, from 25 to 31 July. The Instituto [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:50:00+00:00July 30th, 2019|Climate, Geology|0 Comments

Researchers of the IDL in the VI Encontro Internacional da Casa das Ciências

The VI Encontro Internacional da Casa das Ciências took place between 10 and 12 July 2019 in the campus of the University of Lisbon and joined about 1000 teachers from elementary and secondary schools. This is the largest accredited formation event in the area of science teaching held in Portugal and had more than 120 [...]

Researchers of the IDL on Fieldworks in Tunisia

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) were in a fieldwork campaign in the Hachichina Coast, SE Tunisia. The works were developed under the scientific project “Wetlands vulnerability. Impact of pollution, climate change and extreme events. The case of Hachichina coast (Gulf of Gabes)”. Based on the study of sedimentary records, this project intends to [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:37:53+00:00July 19th, 2019|Climate, Geology|0 Comments

IDL at the Ciência 2019 Meeting

The Ciência 2019 took place between 8 and 10 July in the Centro de Congressos of Lisbon. This annual meeting of Portuguese researchers aims to promote the broad debate of the main themes and challenges of the scientific agenda beyond the universe of research. Therefore, the main objective of this meeting is to stimulate participation [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:36:17+00:00July 16th, 2019|Climate, Energy, Geology|0 Comments

IDL Prizes

During the 1st IDL Annual Conference prizes were awarded to the best PhD dissertations presented in 2018 by students of the Faculdade de Ciência da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) / Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL). The winning dissertations were those of Sofia Ermida entitled “Harmonization of Remote Sensing Land Surface Products: correction of clear sky bias [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:35:00+00:00July 11th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments

Project Developed at IDL is one of the European Astro Pi Challenge Winners

Portuguese team led by Carlos da Camara, researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and professor at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL), was one of the winners of the European Astro Pi Challenge 2019. This European Space Agency (ESA) educational project, carried out in collaboration with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, offers [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:31:14+00:00July 5th, 2019|Climate|0 Comments