The Role of UNESCO Global Geoparks in Promoting Geosciences Education for Sustainability

Maria Manuela Catana, José B. Brilha. The Role of UNESCO Global Geoparks in Promoting Geosciences Education for Sustainability. Following the establishment in 2000 of the first geoparks, the role of UNESCO Global Geoparks (UGGps) in geoscience education for sustainability needs to be characterized and understood. This is particularly relevant because education is one of the three main pillars of […]

ICT em contato com a comunidade escolar

Alunos do curso de ciências e tecnologias e socioeconómicas de S. Brás de Alportel, visitaram, no passado dia 16 de Janeiro, o pólo de Évora do ICT. No âmbito da temática das alterações climáticas, o ICT recebeu os alunos e proporcionou-lhes uma palestra sobre o tema realizada pelo professor Rui Salgado. Os alunos visitaram ainda […]

Numerical study of the seasonal thermal and gas regimes of the large artificial reservoir in Western Europe using LAKE2.0 model

Iakunin, M., Stepanenko, V., Salgado, R., Potes, M., Penha, A., Novais, M. H., and Rodrigues, G. The Alqueva reservoir (southeast of Portugal) being the largest artificial lake in Western Europe and strategic freshwater supply in the region is of scientific interest in terms of monitoring and maintaining the quality and quantity of water and its […]

ZOM3D submete pedido de patente nacional junto do Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial e pedido de patente europeu

O projeto ZOM3D: Modelos Metalogénicos 3D da Zona de Ossa-Morena – Valorização dos Recursos Minerais do Alentejo, da Universidade de Évora e do Instituto de Ciências da Terra, com a referência ALT20-03-0145-FEDER-000028 desenvolveu um produto inovador para o auxílio da observação, organização, armazenamento e transporte de lâminas delgadas, essencial na maioria dos laboratórios petrográficos e […]

Spatial and temporal dynamics of irrigation water quality under drought conditions in a large reservoir in Southern Portugal

Tomaz, A., Palma, P., Fialho, S., Lima, A., Alvarenga, P., Potes, M., Salgado, R., 2020: Spatial and temporal dynamics of irrigation water quality under drought conditions in a large reservoir in Southern Portugal. Environ Monit Assess 192, 93. Water is a scarce resource in the Mediterranean region where adverse climatic conditions promoting water shortages tend […]

Pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean Basin: The influence of temporal and hydrological patterns in environmental risk assessment

Palma, P., S. Fialho, A. Lima, M. H. Novais, M. J. Costa, N. Montemurro, S.Pérez, M. Lopez de Alda, 2020: Pharmaceuticals in a Mediterranean Basin: The influence of temporal and hydrological patterns in environmental risk assessment, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 709. Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment is nowadays a well-established issue […]

Public Understanding on Geoconservation Strategies at the Passagem das Pedras Geosite, Paraíba (Brazil): Contribution to the Rio do Peixe Geopark Proposal

Wellington Francisco Sá dos Santos; Ismar de Souza Carvalho; José Brilha. The Rio do Peixe basin, which is developed during the Lower Cretaceous, consists of the Sousa, Uiraúna-Brejo das Freiras, Pombal and Vertentes sub-basins. They have abundant ichnofauna represented by dinosaur tracks of theropods, sauropods and ornithopods, these being the main objects of geological heritage in the region. The majority of palaeontological […]

Opinion: To advance sustainable stewardship, we must document not only biodiversity but geodiversity

Franziska Schrodt, Joseph J. Bailey, W. Daniel Kissling, Kenneth F. Rijsdijk, Arie C. Seijmonsbergen, Derk van Ree, Jan Hjort, Russell S. Lawley, Christopher N. Williams, Mark G. Anderson, Paul Beier, Pieter van Beukering, Doreen S. Boyd, José Brilha, Luis Carcavilla, Kyla M. Dahlin, Joel C. Gill, John E. Gordon, Murray Gray, Mike Grundy, Malcolm L. […]