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The 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) [...]

IDL at the IV Curso de Inverno of the Observatório Sismológigo- Universidade de Brasília

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) was present at the IV Curso de Inverno of the Observatório Sismológico of the Universidade de Brasília with the researcher João Moedas Duarte. This course took place from August 12 to 16, 2019 and Joao Duarte gave a short course on “Dynamics of Plate Tectonics and Natural Disasters” and the [...]

By |2019-09-17T09:49:14+00:00September 17th, 2019|Geology, Marine Sciences, Seismology|0 Comments

The Caribbean Plateau Transfer from Pacific to Atlantic: Implications for Subduction Initiation

How do new subduction zones start in Atlantic-type oceans? This was the theme of the most recent IDL Earth Sci talks that took place last July 19, 2019, at the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL). The lecture entitled “The Caribbean plateau transfer from Pacific to Atlantic: implications for subduction initiation” was given by the geologist Nicolas [...]

By |2019-09-17T15:15:02+00:00September 17th, 2019|Geology, Oceanography, Seismology|0 Comments

ECORD Distinguished Lecture

Next September 25 it will take place at the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) a Distinctive Lecture of the ECORD / IODP program attributed to Portugal (more information about the event here). The lecture entitled “Unlocking the secrets of slow slip using next-generation seismic experiments and IODP drilling at the north Hikurangi subduction zone, New Zealand” [...]

By |2019-09-11T13:47:27+00:00September 11th, 2019|Geology, Geophysics, Oceanography, Seismology|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 |2019-07-30T15:37:06+00:00July 30th, 2019|Climate, Geology|0 Comments

Evaluation of Efficiency in Artificial Feeding of Beaches

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) were in fieldwork on the Costa Nova beach, in Aveiro to collect wave and flow data that would allow estimating  sedimentary transport. The data obtained using fluorescent and magnetic tracers and numerical modeling will allow the description and quantification of coastal processes in order to evaluate the efficiency in [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:56:30+00:00July 24th, 2019|Geology|0 Comments

Researchers of the IDL Identified a Buried Landslide in the Tagus River Delta

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) identified a buried landslide that accounted for the collapse of half of the Tagus river ebb-tidal delta front possibly in the early Holocene. In this work, recently published in the journal Marine Geology, the stratigraphy of the Tagus river ebb-tidal delta off Lisbon (Portugal) was investigated using high [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:47:03+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Geology, Seismology|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 [...]

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 |2019-07-25T13:34:04+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 |2019-07-25T13:31:01+00:00July 16th, 2019|Climate, Energy, Geology|0 Comments