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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

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 [...]

IDL researchers in post-tsunami mission in Indonesia

IDL researchers Martin Wronna and Rachid Omira will be part of the international team that will conduct a post-tsunami field reconnaissance investigation in the Bay of Palu-Indonesia from the 6th to the 11th of November. The tsunami took place on the 28th of September 2018. The goal of the mission is to collect and measure [...]

By |2018-11-02T21:30:04+00:00October 30th, 2018|Geophysics|0 Comments

PhinallyDone – PhD Survival Guide (Fabiano Mota) Fabiano Mota da Silva just returned from his “PhD trip”, which started back in 2014. We asked him to build a PhD survival guide, which can help others who wish to embark on the same journey. When to go? When you have the desire “to find what has not yet been found”. After that, [...]

By |2018-10-24T09:19:12+00:00October 24th, 2018|Geophysics|0 Comments

Say What?! IDL beyond the Science – Martin Wronna

A Wurst- salsicharia austríaca, localizada no antigo Mercado de São Bento junto ao Parlamento, tem dado cartas no roteiro gastronómico de Lisboa. Por detrás deste projeto, está Martin Wronna, que a ele se dedica nos seus tempos livres e Maria Fuchs, a sua companheira. O Martin conta que “Em 2013, nas férias, um amigo tratou das plantas [...]

By |2018-10-09T10:20:53+00:00October 18th, 2018|Geophysics|0 Comments

Congratulations to our students for finishing their PhDs

Congratulations to Fabiano Mota, Ricardo Ressurreição, Andreia Pereira and Maria João Chinita for finishing their PhDs. Thesis topics: Fabiano Mota da Silva: “Aplicação de métodos geofísicos, geológicos e deteção remota, na investigação da sismicidade induzida na barragem do Castanhão, região nordeste do Brasil” Ricardo Ressurreição: “Evolução tectono-estratigráfica cenozóica do litoral alentejano (sector Melides-Odemira) e enquadramento no [...]

By |2018-10-09T10:43:01+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Climate, Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

Outreach and educational activities in Summer

As in previous years, IDL participated in the outreach initiatives Verão na ULisboa and Ciência Viva no Verão em Rede.  The latter, organized in collaboration with the Museum of Lisbon, taught the participants how to build a solar car and allowed them to test one. Also, our researchers trained high school students as a part [...]

IDL Field Trip brings together geologists and geophysicists

Last weekend, it took place the Solid Earth Dynamics research group annual field trip. This meeting aimed to establish bridges between IDL researchers, who were all invited to participate. The field trip was organised by Ícaro Silva and Joana Ferreira and the itinerary passed through Barca d'Alva, Freixo de Espada à Cinta and Mogadouro in [...]

By |2018-08-01T14:32:18+00:00July 31st, 2018|Geology, Geophysics|0 Comments

5th Earth Systems Summer School

The 5th Earth Systems Summer School took place in Madeira Island from 8 to 14 July. The focus of the summer school was on the “interactions between large and small scales” encompassing different components of the Earth Systems (atmosphere, land, ocean and solid earth). Processes operating at time-scales from hours to millenia were explored including [...]