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November 2019

Researchers of the IDL on a field mission in the Madeira island

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Geology|

The researchers of the Instituto Dom Luíz (IDL) João Mata and Inês Pereira were last September 2009 on fieldwork in the Madeira island to collect samples for geochemical and geochronological analyses. These works were developed [...]

IDL at a paleontological expedition in Guadalajara (Spain)

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Geology, Paleontology|

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Mocho participated in a paleontological expedition carried out last summer by the Grupo de Biología Evolutiva (UNED - Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) on the [...]

October 2019

Monitoring of ultrafine particles in the surrounding urban area of civilian airport

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Climate|

A unique study in Portugal recently published by the Atmospheric Pollution Research journal evaluated the concentration of ultrafine particles in the vicinity of Lisbon Airport. High levels of these particles have detrimental effects on public [...]

IDL at the 15th Biennal Meeting of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Geology|

Filipa Luz and André Cravinho Santos, students of the Earthsystems doctoral program and the researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz, Jorge Manuel Relvas, together with colleagues of the Instituto de Ciências da Terra (ICT) were [...]

A new species of carnivorous dinosaur inhabited the Iberian Peninsula 125 million years ago

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Geology|

It has recently been published in Cretaceous Research the description of a new species of theropod dinosaur named Vallibonavenatrix cani. The fossils were collected in the Lower Cretaceous of Santa Águeda in Vallibona (Castellón province, [...]

September 2019

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

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Climate|

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 [...]

The IDL at the Devonian Tides Meeting

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Climate, Geology, Geospatial, Marine Sciences, Oceanography|

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 [...]

Researchers of the IDL Developed Prototype of a Passive Solar Tracker System

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Energy|

Researchers of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) and Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) developed a prototype of a passive solar tracker system which follows the sun in the sky without using any [...]

CeaseFire – a Platform to Help on Fire Prevention and Fighting

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Climate|

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 [...]

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

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Geology, Marine Sciences, Seismology|

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 [...]

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

By |September 17th, 2019|Categories: Geology, Oceanography, Seismology|

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 [...]

August 2019

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

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Climate|

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 [...]

July 2019

Evaluation of Efficiency in Artificial Feeding of Beaches

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Geology|

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 [...]

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

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Geology, Seismology|

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 [...]

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

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Climate, Energy, Geology, Geophysics, Geospatial, Marine Sciences, Oceanography, Seismology|

  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. [...]

Researchers of the IDL on Fieldworks in Tunisia

By |July 19th, 2019|Categories: Climate, Geology|

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 [...]

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