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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 [...]

The Geology of Iberia: A Geodynamic Approach

On January 3, 2020, took place at the Departmento de Geologia (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa) the presentation of the book “The Geology of Iberia: A Geodynamic Approach”, published by Springer. The book, which includes several works developed by researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), is organized in 5 volumes, which contain [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:06:20+00:00January 28th, 2020|Geology|0 Comments

Prediction of Soil Salinity and Sodicity using Electromagnetic Conductivity Imaging

New work on the use of electromagnetic conductivity images to assess salinity and other properties of soil was recently published in the Geoderma magazine. Mohammad Farzamian, Maria Catarina Paz, Maria Conceição Gonçalves, and Fernando Monteiro Santos, from Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL), participated in this work in collaboration with researchers from the Instituto Nacional de Investigação [...]

By |2020-01-28T12:10:17+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Geology|0 Comments

“The River as Horizon: the Other Stage of the Roman Theather”

The lectures program "O rio como horizonte: o outro palco do teatro romano " started on January 22, 2020, and will take place at the Museu de Lisboa with one lecture per month throughout the year. The open talk was in charge of the researcher of Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Ana Maria Costa that presented [...]

By |2020-01-23T16:03:54+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Geology|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

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 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 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