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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

Marine Geology Field Trip

From 11st to 13th October there was a field trip of the discipline of Marine Geology of the Departamento de Geologia da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) with the participation of Ph.D. students of the Instituto Dom Luíz (IDL) and Departamento de Engenharia Geográfica, Geofísica e Energia. The field trip was led [...]

By |2020-01-23T14:20:57+00:00December 13th, 2019|Geology, Marine Sciences|0 Comments

IDL at the RELICT Magellan Plus Workshop

The RELICT Magellan Plus workshop took place the last September 12 and 13 at the Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA). The aim of RELICT was to discuss the rationale to submit an IODP multiple drill proposal to retrieve cores across the continental Moho in the SW Iberia rifted Margin, the Ocean-Continent Transition [...]

By |2020-01-23T13:59:43+00:00November 18th, 2019|Marine Sciences, Oceanography|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

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 |2020-01-23T12:00:04+00:00September 17th, 2019|Geology, Marine Sciences, 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 120 [...]

Cape Town ‘Day Zero’ water crisis due to migrating moisture corridor…/ Reportagem sobre um artigo feito pela equipa do IDL liderado pelo Investigador Pedro Sousa da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa. Diz Sousa. “Estou confiante de que lições como a que aprendemos com a crise de água do Dia Zero resultarão em mais consciencialização e melhor gestão dos recursos hídricos, a fim de evitar futuros episódios [...]

By |2019-01-30T14:57:00+00:00January 30th, 2019|Marine Sciences|0 Comments

PhinallyDone – PhD Survival Guide (Andreia Pereira) Andreia Pereira just returned from her “PhD trip”, which started back in 2014. We asked her to build a PhD survival guide, which can help others who wish to embark on the same journey. When to go? Whenever you feel you need to learn new techniques and develop your skills to become a better [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:53:11+00:00November 21st, 2018|Marine Sciences, Seismology|0 Comments

Guess Who? – Dorota Szalaj and Riccardo Hénin

Dorota Szalaj is a marine scientist and Riccardo Hénin an atmospheric physicist. They both started the Earthsystems PhD Program in 2016. They choose the words “interdisciplinarity” and “challenging” to describe the Program they enrolled in. They are  the “Guess Who” interviewees of this month. IDL - Dorota and Riccardo, you have different scientific backgrounds, but you both [...]

By |2018-11-02T22:38:54+00:00October 30th, 2018|Climate, Marine Sciences|0 Comments