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July 2020

Article – Variable water input controls evolution of the Lesser Antilles volcanic arc

By |July 7th, 2020|Categories: Geology|

IDL researcher David Schlaphorst co-authored the paper "Variable water input controls evolution of the Lesser Antilles volcanic arc" published in Nature Journal. Abstract: Oceanic lithosphere carries volatiles, notably water, into the mantle through subduction at [...]

June 2020

February 2020

IDL at the National Meeting on Climate Change Research

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Climate, Energy, Geophysics|

During two days, 17th and 18th February, took place at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) the Encontro Nacional sobre Investigação em Alterações Climáticas (National Meeting on Climate Change Research). This meeting [...]

IDL won two Marie Sklodowska-Curie scholarships.

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Geophysics|

The Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) has just won two Marie Skłodowska-Curie scholarships. One was attributed to Dr. Ana Jesus to investigate the flow of sulfur and metals in the hydrothermal alteration processes of the oceanic [...]

Characterization of Quaternary Mass Movement Deposits in the Portimão Bank

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Geophysics|

A multidisciplinary study including analyzes of seismic stratigraphy, sedimentology, geochemistry, and magnetism, to characterize deposits of quaternary mass movements in the Gulf of Cadiz has just been published in Marine Geology journal. The study was [...]

The oldest fossil of a carrot was discovered on the island of Madeira

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Paleontology|

The study of a set of fossils of plants attributed to a species endemic to the island of Madeira, Melanoselinum decipiens, was recently published in the prestigious scientific journal TAXON of the International Association for [...]

January 2020

IDL at “Descobre ULisboa”

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: Climate, Energy, Geology, Geophysics, Geospatial, Paleontology|

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 [...]

Prediction of Soil Salinity and Sodicity using Electromagnetic Conductivity Imaging

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Geology|

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 [...]

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

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Geology|

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 [...]

The Exceptional Iberian Heatwave of Summer 2018

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Climate, Geophysics|

A Special Report, entitled "Explaining Extreme Events in 2018 from a Climate Perspective", was recently published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, including a work on extreme events recorded in the summer of [...]

Ontogenetic Similarities Betweem Giraffe and Sauropod Neck Mobility

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Paleontology|

A study comparing neck mobility in sauropod dinosaurs and giraffes, in which participated the paleontologist of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Mocho, was recently published in Plos One. This work results from the collaboration [...]

IDL at the Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Paleontology|

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 [...]

40 Years of the Earthquake of January 1, 1980 – Survey to the population

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Geophysics, Seismology|

The Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA), the Instituto Superior Técnico, the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, and the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) are promoting a national macroseismic survey on the [...]

IDL at the Communications of the Argentine Paleontological Association Meeting

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Paleontology|

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 [...]

Collaborator of IDL won a WWU Muenster International Fund fellowship

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Geology|

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 [...]

New paper by members of IDL in the Earth-Science Reviews

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Climate|

A paper has been recently published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews on recent progress on the sources of continental precipitation developed by moisture transport analysis. This paper with the participation of the members of the [...]

New paper by members of IDL on the abundance of Ginjeira brava in Azores

By |January 10th, 2020|Categories: Geology, Paleontology|

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 [...]

IDL at the “Science of Climate Change” meeting

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Climate, Geophysics|

The researcher of the Instituto Dom Luiz (IDL) Pedro Matos Soares participated in the meeting "Science of Climate Change: current situation and future perspectives", which took place at the Fundação Champalimaud on December 6 2019. [...]

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