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LIFE-GARACHICO - Adaptation of coastal areas for flood prevention due to climate change in the coastal urban areas of Macaronesia
Inundatio - prevent and minimize the risk of flooding
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  • 31 Oct 2022 On September 13, 2022, research project To-SEAlert's closing workshop took place during the Littoral 2022 International Conference, which was held in Costa da Caparica, Portugal +
  • 28 Sep 2022 Helena Alegre, Head of the Hydraulics and Environment Department, and Jaime Melo Baptista, President of LIS-Water and Principal Researcher at LNEC, became Distinguished Fellow of the IWA, now being part of a restricted group of fifty people in the world. +
  • 27 Sep 2022 As part of the 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC), it was held a Conference, on September 26, entitled “Thinking the future LNEC, reflecting on its past”. +
  • 07 Sep 2022 As part of the Master thesis entitled "Wave Run-Up and Overtopping Quantification at Different Coastal Structures" by Rafael Dias Mateus, student of Environmental Engineering at the University of Coimbra, several physical scale model tests were carried out at the irregular wave flume of LNEC, aiming to study the wave run-up and overtopping in rubble-mound breakwaters, using video images +
  • 24 Aug 2022 Issue nr. 19 of Series III of the Portuguese Journal of Structural Engineering is now available +
  • 12 Aug 2022 On flume COI3 of LNEC’s experimental facilities, a study of the performance of different types of horizontally floating/ submerged flexible membranes for incident waves reflection and transmission is being carried out +
  • 13 Jul 2022 Within the scope of the Project FCT Dam&DikeCare 2017, a film presenting all the necessary procedures for conducting embankment dams to rupture by overtopping in controlled laboratory conditions was produced +
  • 11 Jul 2022 From 21 to 23 June 2022, the 7ªs Jornadas de Engenharia Hidrográfica and 2ªs Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Hidrografia took place in Lisbon, at Instituto Hidrográfico +
  • 04 Jul 2022 LNEC's internship student Giovanni Borsoi presented his PhD Thesis to the scientific community of LNEC +
  • 01 Jul 2022 LNEC's researcher Conceição Fortes is co-author of the EMB Position Paper nr. 26 on “Marine Geohazards: Safeguarding Society and the Blue Economy from a Hidden Threat”, published by the European Marine Board +
  • 27 Jun 2022 The 10th Portuguese Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering took place in Sines on April 2022 +
  • 06 Jun 2022 Senior researcher Anabela Oliveira, from the Information Technology in Water and Environment division of LNEC, participated as an expert in the Digital Ocean Forum 2022 +
  • 27 May 2022 LNEC is carrying out tests on a three-dimensional physical model of the extension of the outer breakwater and maritime accessibilities of the Port of Leixões +
  • 11 May 2022 LNEC's researcher Ana Cristina Freire was a Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the "recycling Journal" +
  • 22 Apr 2022 Issue nr. 18 of Series III of the Portuguese Journal of Structural Engineering is now available +
  • 04 Mar 2022 A team of researchers from LNEC and FCUL (Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon) went to the village of Ericeira to install the internet access of the video-monitoring system +
  • 25 Feb 2022 LNEC is a partner of the Project LIFE-GARACHICO - Adaptation to coastal flooding due to climate change in urban areas of Macaronesia +
  • 23 Feb 2022 LNEC won the organization of the 2023 Young Researchers Seminar (YRS2023), which will take place from 17 to 19 May 2023 +
  • 04 Feb 2022 The second phase of the experimental tests for project "OWC-Harbour - Harbour protection with dual chamber oscillating water column devices" is taking place at LNEC's Maritime Hydraulics experimental hall +
  • 27 Dec 2021 LNEC participates in the B-WaterSmart project, which aims to promote the transformation of Europe's coastal cities to intelligent water management, through the creation of new market models, circular economy and data management for multiple users and sectors +
  • 27 Dec 2018 Research Project BINGO - Bringing Innovation to Ongoing Water Management - was the winner of the "I + D + I" award at the PT Global Water Awards in the category that distinguishes transnational research, development and / or innovation. +
  • 01 Jul 2016 LNEC welcomed a delegation from Malawi. +