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Rubber from end-of-life tires is being used to develop composite foams with interesting properties for some applications.

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This project aims at developing high-resolution in-situ solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (ssNMR) methods, adapted to variable pressure measurements, to gain an atomic-level

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Graffiti resulting from acts of vandalism is a constant threat to heritage, jeopardizing the preservation of this historical-cultural-artistic legacy for future generations.

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Although nitric oxide (NO) is very toxic in low concentrations it plays a key role in the regulation of several biological systems of the human body.

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Project POLYCER:  Exopolysaccharide application on industrial ceramic powders used in unidirectional dry pressing process for performance optimization

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This project aimed at the elaboration of high resolution mapping of ice-free surfaces in Antartica (namely in King George Island).

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The main objective of project ANIMAR consisted on the development of automated methods to detect some of the most common patterns on the surface of Mars at different observation

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The main objective of this project is the mapping and monitoring of areas densely occupied by sorted stone circles in Maritime Antarctica using ultra-high resolution images captu

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The main objective of VEGETANTAR is to make a multitemporal mapping of the vegetation in the Antarctic Peninsula (AP) through remote sensing.

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Development of natural heterogeneous catalysts in order to produce biodiesel

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UNTIeD intends to propose a multi-disciplinary approach to study the proximal impact of Fogo's megatsunami.

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Fogo, in the Cape Verde archipelago, is one of the most active oceanic island volcanoes in the world – it has erupted approximately every 20 years since the island was discovered

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The main objective of this research project is to give a major contribution to the inventory of landslides with a degree of completeness never achieved before.

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Project SHAZAM addresses the intraplate seismicity of the Gulf of Guinea as a means to investigate the role of asthenospheric dynamics in crustal deformation.

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Discussion of Ground Motion Prediction Equations and it's limitations (Resource Expert) in project "Seismic Characterization of Nuclear Power Plant Sites in Spain"

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This project comprises the construction, test and optimized set-up of a system capable of generating fuel from renewable energy sources obtained from alkaline electrolysis of wat

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A pioneering project in Portugal designed to assess the impact of environmental air pollution on birth weight and gestational age at birth in Coastal Alentejo region where a majo

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Innovative biodiesel production. From catalyst to production reactor.

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This Project is centered on the identification and characterization of the risks associated with viral load and the chemical constituents present in the aquifer systems and soils

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This Project was focused on the assessment of the feasibility, in a conceptual phase, of a Geothermal Heat Pump (GHP) system to be used to climatize the living space of the dormi

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Continental active serpentinization of ultramafic rocks is today recognized as a key process triggering a sequence of phenomena involving the passage from inorganic, to organic a

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Therefore, the survey and the study of the maritime buildings settled in environmentally sensible areas, like the Natura 2000 Network Sites, are still to be done.

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A new methodology for the restoration/valorisation of abandoned mines sites, within the Iberian Pyrite Belt, in the SE of Portugal, is addressed.

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3D modelling of terrain and vegetation structure is essential in several environmental applications, and in industries such as agriculture or mining.

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The present scientific proposal aims at developing a holistic assessment PSHA at long return periods, and the evaluation of associated epistemic uncertainties.

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Project FINDER aims to identify and characterize the active trace of the Lower Tagus Valley (LTV) fault zone using a revolutionary and relatively new technique: airborne LiDAR (Light Detection And

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The correct interpretation of a work of architecture – the assessment of its meaning – is fundamental when we face the necessity of intervening on it.

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A huge percentage of the recent European cultural heritage (CH) can be found in movies, photographies, posters and slides produced between 1895 and 1970 were made using cellulose derivates.

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This project aims to develop new self-adhesive ecological monocomponent adhesives for the footwear, automotive and aeronautics industries.

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Mining the European Anthroposphere strives for a breakthrough in the field of waste and resource management and pursues the establishment of a universally acceptable and internationally applicable

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The global demand for metals and minerals is growing rapidly; Europe has a huge trade deficit for metallic minerals, and therefore needs to extract more of its own resources to reduce this dependen

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The aim of the work is to develop new ecoinnovative biostrategies to detect and extract tungsten, a critical mineral resource, from tailings (secondary geological deposits

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The aim of this project is to contribute to the technical and economical improvement of biodiesel production with heterogeneous catalysts, making it profitable, safe and suitable to fit world biodi

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The AlfaGreen project has an implementation period from 1 April 2016 to 30 September 2018 with a budget allocation of 1,000,272.73.

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The overall aim of Real-Time-Mining is to develop a real-time framework to decrease environmental impact and increase resource efficiency in the European raw material extraction industry.

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