Projects In Development

  • Antarctic Cosmic Ray Observatory (ORCA), from 2017 to 2019, funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Madrid, Spain) (CTM2016-77325-C2-1-P)
  • C4G - Collaboratory for Geosciences (http://segal.ubi.pt/C4G/)
  • European Plate Observing System, H2020 - ES, CITEUC-FCUP, Reference: 676564
  • GAIA - National Participation in the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC) projectGaia - PTDC/C TE-SPA /118692/2010.
  • MAG-GIC: Geomagnetically induced currents in Portugal mainland (PTDC/CTA-GEO/31744/2017)
  • GeoPlaNet: International Research and Training Network in Planetary Geoscience (https://lpg-umr6112.fr/index.php/...)
  • Measurements of Cosmic Rays with a Trasgo-type detector at the Spanish Antarctic Base, from 2017 to 2019, funded by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (Madrid, Spain) (CTM2016-77325-C2-2-P)
  • ReNATURE - Valorização dos Recursos Naturais Endógenos da Região Centro
  • FIRE - Fogo Island volcano: multi disciplinary research on 2014 Eruption. Mission to Fogo to collect geological, seismic, geodetic, and geochemical data.to improve volcanic hazard assessment in the island and recommend on risk mitigation strategies.
  • Focus Project,  (H2020), 2018-2020
  • RISCOS - "Risks Consortium"
  • SUGERE - Sustainable Sustainability and Wise Use of Geological Resources. Funding Program: Erasmus +, KA2 ? Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices ? Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education. Application Reference Number: 598477-EPP-1-2018-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP; Universidade de Coimbra.
  • SWAIR - Space Weather and GNSS monitoring services for Air Navigation - link1 link2
  • "Tragaldabas Consortium" (international colaboration)
  • 150 years of the scientific activity of the Geophysical Institute of the University of Coimbra: history and heritage of the Earth and Environment sciences in Portugal - Project reference PTDC/FER-HFC/30666/2017 (IC&DT - AAC nº 02/SAICT/2017)

Finalised Projects

  • QG-APLIC: Quasi-Geostrophic Approximation in Planetary Liquid Cores (PTDC/CTE-GIX/119967/2010)
  • Ab initio Multidisciplinary Study of AMS generation and relation to progressive strain: an experimental approach (AMSprogress) - PTDC/CTE-GIX/098696/2008.
  • Aeolian bedform dynamics on Earth and Mars. A terrestrial analogue approach. EuroPlanet TransNationalAccess call 2015.
  • ANAPOLIS -PTDC/CTE-SPA/099041/2008 (2010-2012): Analysis of polygonal terrains on Mars based on terrestrial analogs.
  • "Application for a Feasibility Study. Solar Risk Service for Air Navigation" in cooperation with Present Tecnhologies (coordenador), Blue Cover, DC Ventures. Funded by:  PTTI - Portuguese Technology Transfer Inittiative.
  • AQUAREL - Quanticação de Sismos e da Estrutura Interna Terrestre à Escala Regional: Aplicação à Península Ibérica Ocidental, Funded by FCT, PTDC/CTE-GIX/116819/2010. Team member
  • ART-SEIS: Automated Real-Time broad band SEISmology in the azores-gibraltar region, Funded by Framework Program 7 - Marie Curie (FP7), EU. PIRG03-GA-2008-230922. Leader
  • CAMEL - Caracterização e Classificação de Campos de Dunas em Marte Baseada em Análogos Terrestres. Funded by: PTDC/CTE-SPA/117786/2010.
  • Chandrayaan - 1 - C1XS - ISRO. Launched 2008. Team member.
  • DESIRE - Dynamic Evaluation of Seismic Risk - with IGUP - FCT, ended 2008. Project Leader, EIA.
  • Electro-acoustic coupling in rocks under mechanical action. CITEUC-FCUP project members: M. A. Salgueiro da Silva, T. M. Seixas. Reference: PTDC /GEO-FIQ/4178/2012, May 2013 - May 2015.
  • Evolution of Solar Activity over a Solar Cycle - from Statistics to Physics
  • Estratigrafia e Geoquímica das Sequências Vulcânicas das Ilhas da Graciosa e São Jorge - Arquipélago dos Açores (Portugal). Funded by: FCT/CAPES.
  • 2008-2010: Estudo geológico das minas Douradas, Cerro Rico e São José: apoio ao desenvolvimento da região de Lavras do Sul.
  • Fluvial terraces, references to evaluate the fluvial incision and crustal uplift in central Portugal (western Iberia) - with Univ. Évora (FCT, ended 2008) (Team member). Projecto de Cooperação bilateral - Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica - Convénio.
  • FSE/CED/83453/2008-Optimização do Ensino das Ciências Experimentais. [2009-].Team member
  • Geoquímica Elementar e Isotópica das Rochas Vulcânicas da llha de São Jorge e Graciosa, Açores: contribuição ao estudo da vulcano-estratigrafia e processos petrogenéticos.
  • GRICES-CAPES (2006) - Afinidade geoquímica e organização faciológica dos vulcanitos das Ilhas Corvo, Flores e Faial - Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal - (Team member).
  • HC/0119/2009 - História da Ciência na Universidade de Coimbra (1547-1933).
  • Laboratorial Study of Electromagnetic Emission by Compressed Rocks. Project team: M. A. Salgueiro da Silva (CITEUC-FCUP), T. M. Seixas (CITEUC-FCUP). Reference: IPG-22, University of Porto, 2007-2008.
  • MAGIC/MARTE - PDCTE/CTA/49724/03 (2004-2009) - Mars Atmospheric, Geologic andExobiologic Classification.
  • Magnetic characterization of meteorites using a mobile facility. Project team: M. A. Salgueiro da Silva (CITEUC-FCUP), T. M. Seixas (CITEUC-FCUP). Reference: PP_IJUP2011_79, University of Porto, 2012-2013.
  • Modelling of reflectance spectra of asteroids. EuroPlanet TA 2020, H2020 - ES - Horizon 2020 - Excellent Science. Project team: M. A. Salgueiro da Silva (CITEUC-FCUP), T. M. Seixas (CITEUC-FCUP). Reference: 16-EPN2-044, 2016.
  • 2009-2010: Morfologia e geoquímica dos púmices do Complexo Vulcânico Cedros (Grupo Superior), Ilha do Faial, Açores.
  • PIMHAI - EU, INTERREG IIIb program - ATLANTIC AREA  (2004/2007) - Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery Analysis from Acquisition to Decision Making and Expertise in Environment Management.
  • "Planet mapping for the explorers of future": https://childrensmaps.wordpress.com
  • "Planetary maps for children":  https://childrensmaps.wordpress.com/planetary-maps-for-children/
  • Plano intermunicipal de adaptação às alterações climáticas da CIM-RC (Comunidade Intermunicipal da região Centro)
  • PROANTAR- CNPq Brasil (2010-2012): Estudo Comparativo do Magmatismodas ilhas King George, Robert, Livingston e Deception, Antártica.
  • Projecto Ciência Viva "Actividades práticas para a aprendizagem da Geologia da nossa região" - Agrupamento de Escolas da Lousã - Escola Básica 2-3 da Lousã 1130 (µ 1130.). Team member
  • Proyecto Montera - Los montes submarinos del sur de Iberia: tectonica y sedimentación - with Instituto Español de Oceanografia, Malaga;
  • PTDC/CTE-GIX/099447/2008- Caracterização petrofísica e gravimétrica do Complexo Plutónico tardi-varisco de Stª Eulália (Zona Ossa Morena): Implicações para a sua génese, instalação e mineralizações. Team member
  • PTDC/CTE-GIN/66283/2006-Paleoseismological Study of Active Faults in Mainland Portugal - with LATTEX, ISEP and EU - FCT. [2008-]. Team member
  • PTDC/HIS-ARQ/098633/2008-O Algar do Bom Santo e as sociedades neolíticas da Estremadura portuguesa (6.º-4.º milénios A.C.). ( [2009-]. Team member
  • SCENE: Site Condition Evaluation for National Seismic Hazard Estimation, Funded by FCT, PTDC/CTE-GIX/103032/2008. Team member
  • SIGN - Recovery and Access to Geophysical Historical Data - with IM, IGIDL and IGUP - FCT. (Team member).
  • SMART-1 (Small Missions for Advanced Research in Technology, Moon) - D-CIXS - ESA.
  • Study of ionospheric seismo-electromagnetic anomalies using the GPS-TEC technique. Project team: M. A. Salgueiro da Silva (CITEUC-FCUP), T. M. Seixas (CITEUC-FCUP). Reference: IJUP-53, University of Porto, 2010-2011.
  • TERPOLI - PTDC/CTE-SPA/65092/2006 (2007-2009) - Automatic Recognition and Characterization of Polygonal Terrains on Mars.
  • TEXTOS - FCT, POCTI/ECM/46255/2002 (2004/2007) - Image Analysis of Ornamental Stone. Textures.
  • The geometry and morphometry of normal fault scarps on the Afar Depression: constrains on the paleoclimatic evolution of Mars. EuroPlanet TransNationalAccess call 2017.
  • WILAS: West Iberia Lithosphere and Astenosphere Structure, Funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal. PTDC/CTE-GIX/097946/2008. Team member