Dia do C4G

Ao longo de dois dias, a 17 e 18 de junho de 2019, a comunidade de Ciências da Terra Sólida reuniu na Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP), para fazer o ponto de situação do C4G – Colaboratório para as Geociências, e estruturar as atividades a desenvolver a curto, médio e longo prazo. Read more about Dia do C4G[…]

C4G is a new associate member of UNAVCO

C4G is a new associate member of UNAVCO

This Tuesday (December 11th, 2018), the Collaboratory for Geosciences (C4G) was announced as a new associate member of UNAVCO. The announcement was made at AGU Fall Meeting, which is being held at Washington, D.C. (USA), and it is considered one of the two most important events that reunite Earth and space scientists from all over the world.

C4G as a Portugal representative in European Research Infrastructure Consortium

The European Commission granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the European Plate Observing System (EPOS), a long-term plan to facilitate integrated use of data, data products, and facilities from distributed research infrastructures for solid Earth science in Europe. In practical terms, this EU measure provides the facility with a stable Read more about C4G as a Portugal representative in European Research Infrastructure Consortium[…]

Solid Earth Seminars “The Arraiolos Earthquake”

Next Wednesday (November 21st), Luís Matias from Instituto Dom Luiz, will approach “The Arraiolos Earthquake sequence initiated the 15th January 2018: ASZ take II” at 1p.m. (room 6.2.47 at FCUL – building C6). According to Luís Matias, the ASZ stands for the Arraiolos Seismic Zone that was studied by Catarina Matos et al. (JGR 2018). Read more about Solid Earth Seminars “The Arraiolos Earthquake”[…]

Susana Custódio elected president for ORFEUS Executive Committee

Assistant Professor in the Department of Geographic Engineering, Geophysics and Energy of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (since 2016), Susana Custódio is the new president of the Executive Committee of ORFEUS, a non-profit foundation to coordinate and promote digital, broadband seismology in the European-Mediterranean area. Defining herself as “an observational seismologist, Read more about Susana Custódio elected president for ORFEUS Executive Committee[…]

“SediGraph III Plus is a cutting-edge acquisition assuring us, C4G, an excellence status as a research infrastructure of FCT’s Strategic Roadmap”, as states Rui Fernandes, president for the C4G Coordinating Council and Executive Council.

G4C counts on a cutting-edge equipment for particle sizing analysis

The C4G have just acquired a grain-size analyser micromeritics SediGraph. This cutting-edge equipment keeps being the worldwide industry standard for particle size analysis, which size distribution is measured by applying sedimentation. According to Professor Fernando Joaquim Fernandes Tavares Rocha, from Geosciences Department at Aveiro University, SediGraph determines the equivalent spherical diameter of particles ranging from Read more about G4C counts on a cutting-edge equipment for particle sizing analysis[…]

C4G implementation starts up

On March 26th, 2018, C4G implementation commission had its first meeting to present and discuss the steps for C4G implementation. The meeting was opened by João Fonseca, technical director, who started explaining C4G project including its description and intelligent specialization priorities domains (ENEI). According to Fonseca, C4G implementation services follows three stages: preparation, construction and Read more about C4G implementation starts up[…]

C4G and Segal are highlighted at UrbietOrbi for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation

The Project SUGGEST-AFRICA, which benefits from the participation of UBI, led by Prof. Rui Fernandes – researcher from SEGAL (UBI/IDL), is one of the highlights at UrbietOrbi this week. UBI was awarded a research grant (299.278,74 €) by FCT and the Aga Kahn Development Network, for cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation. Read more about C4G and Segal are highlighted at UrbietOrbi for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation[…]

C4G and Segal are highlighted at Jornal do Fundão for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation

The Project SUGGEST-AFRICA, which benefits from the participation of UBI, led by Prof. Rui Fernandes – researcher from SEGAL (UBI/IDL), is one of the highlights at UrbietOrbi this week. UBI was awarded a research grant (299.278,74 €) by FCT and the Aga Kahn Development Network, for cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation. Read more about C4G and Segal are highlighted at Jornal do Fundão for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation[…]