Request for Expression of Interest for C4G Tecnical Director

By January 31st, those interested in occupying the position of Director C4G technician can formalize their interest by submitting their CV (and other information relevant), to the C4G Executive Board, via email to rui@segal.ubi.pt and mgoncalves@ciencias.ulisboa.pt. The scholarship will commence on a date to be (as soon as possible) and will last until June 2020, Read more about Request for Expression of Interest for C4G Tecnical Director[…]

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[…]

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[…]

C4G and Segal are highlighted at UBI News 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 UBI News 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 Read more about C4G and Segal are highlighted at UBI News for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation[…]

UBI awarded consulting contract in Mozambique, in the field of Seismology

UBI was awarded a consultancy contract (72K€) by the Ministry of Mining Resources and Energy of Mozambique, in the scope of Project MAGTAP, funded by the World Bank. The contract contemplates consultancy on the upgrade of the National Seismographic Network of Mozambique, operated by INAMI (the Mozambican Geological Survey), and benefits from the participation of Read more about UBI awarded consulting contract in Mozambique, in the field of Seismology[…]