Solid Earth Seminars “The Arraiolos Earthquake”

The Arraiolos Earthquake sequence initiated the 15th January 2018: ASZ take II
Luís Matias poster: “The Arraiolos Earthquake sequence initiated the 15th January 2018: ASZ take II”

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). It was rejuvenated by the 4.9 ML earthquake at Aldeia da Serra, that occurred the 15th January 2018. Only a few hours after the event the ICT (Évora) and IDL initiated the deployment of a temporary seismic network with an unprecedented density (station spacing ~2 km). Continue reading “Solid Earth Seminars “The Arraiolos Earthquake””

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. Continue reading “C4G and Segal are highlighted at UrbietOrbi for their cooperation with African institutions towards natural disaster risk mitigation”