O Departamento de Ciências da Terra tem um conjunto de espaços e equipamentos disponíveis para ensino e investigação. 


Tipo de Espaços



(pocket vane tester) (SoilTest CL-600 Torvane), Dynamic penetrometer (Dynamic probing medium) (Controls 16-T0013/E) & Pocket penetrometer (SOILTEST CL-700A)

All-terraine vehicle (Nissan Terrano II, 1999) 

Anfiteatros (gerais) / Auditoriums (general) 

Armazém geral / General depository

Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Perkin Elmer Aanalyst 300 (with PC, printer, water distiller + 14 element lamps) 

Biblioteca especializada do DCT / Specialized Library of the DCT

Binoculars Lens (Meiji Emz(5); 

Collection of Vertebrate Paleontology 

Colorimeter CR- 400 Konica Minoltawith two iluminants allowing reading of the chromatic coordenates L*, a* e b* (CIELab) 

Condutivimeter ECOSCAN CON 6/03PLUSK for conductance analysis 

Cutting and polishing machine (Struers TS); Magnetic separator (Frantz IsoDynamic); 

Data shows (Epson EB-X12 (2), Casio 2700 AL-XGA, Hitachi CP-X3010Z (2))

Desktop computers (14 in a specialized room) for students extensively equipped with technical and generic software, including ArcGIS, and MOVE v. 2018.2.0(10 licenses donated by petex.com), Idrisi, RockWorks, PMWin, and sortware R.

Differential GPS Trimble Geoexplorer3 

Digital Camera Nikon D90 

Digital strain meter (HBM DMD 20A) 

Discoplan-TS from Struers for lapping of ground samples 

Earth Resistivity meter (Pasi 16 GL) 

Electric sieve stirrers (Controls 22-T0060/1, 411A) (and respective laboratory test sievers – Tecniberia (11) + controls 

Electrical resistivity survey )IRIS SYSCAL Junior Switch 48) 

Electronic diamond core drilling apparatus (Cardi IL TALPA T2) 

Electronic precision balances: Precisa XB 2200C; Gibertini Europe 4000AR; Precisa XB 120A; XT 220A Kern 572 (2); Mettler PB3001;

Electrothermal magnetic stirrer (SBS AOS 2001) 

Electrothermal plate (Labinco L32 & Electro)

Equipamentos e materiais / Equipment and materials 

Ergonomical auger set (Eijkelkamp Product 01.11.SE) for applications in soil profiling, description and classification; soil sampling above groundwater table & environmental soil research. 

Flow - through cell – for improved line groundwater measurement of pH, redox, EC, T, and O2 (Van Walt company) 

Gabinetes de estudo em grupo / Group Study Rooms 

Gabinetes de estudo individual / Individual Study Rooms 

Heating Stove – Memmert 100/800 

Heating Stove – WTC; Thermostatic Bath (Bunsen MH 100) 

Ions chromatographs (Dionex, DX-120 & Metrohm, 761 Compact IC) 

Laboratório da Biosfera / Biosphere Laboratory 

Laboratório de Cartografia/ Cartography Laboratory 

Laboratório de computadores (gerais) / Lab room with computers (room 3.28)

Laboratório de Geologia de Engenharia/ Laboratory of Geology for Engineering 

Laboratório de Hidrogeoquímica/ Laboratory of Hydrogeochemistry 

Laboratório de MacroPaleontologia

Laboratório de Microscopia Electrónica SEM / Electronic Microscope Laboratory (SEM Lab) 

Laboratório de Microscopia Petrográfica / Microscopy Laboratory 

Laboratório de Mineralogia e Petrologia / Laboratory of Mineralogy and Petrology 

Laboratório de Paleontologia e Geologia de Portugal / Laboratory of Paleontology and Geology of Portugal 

Laboratório de Prospecção Geofísica e Mecânica / Mechanical and Geophysical Site Investigation Laboratory 

Laboratório de Sedimentologia/Sedimentology Laboratory 

Laboratório de Topografia, Cartografia Geotécnica e Deteção Remota / /Topography, Engineering Geological Mapping and Remote Sensing Laboratory 

Laboratórios de ensino gerais / General teaching laboratories 

Laboratory Hottes 

Laboratory multi-parameter analyser with pH, EC, K, Na, Ca and hardness electrodes (Consort, C833) 

Laboratory ovens 

Light LED’s illuminators – Massive model

Manual Casagrande liquid limit devices (Controls (1), Tecnotest (2), Wykeham Farrance (1)) 

Mineral, rock and fossil collections 

Muffle Furnaces (Heraeus M 110 & Nabertherm B130)

Network photocopier/scanner/printer Xerox Workcenter 7132 

Niton Thermal Scientific to obtain X-Ray electromagnetic spectra for quantification of chemical elements 

Olympus 015/BX41 

Osteological colection 

Petrographic microscopes (Nikon Eclipse E400Pol) 

Pneumatic Microhammer Airscribe HW70 

Portable conductivity meter (Conduktometer WTW, LF 191) 

Portable shear rock hand operated apparatus (Controls 45-D0548); Point load test apparatus (SoilTest RM-730); Uniaxial compression testing machine (Form +Test SEIDNER 105E 1000) 

Precision strain gauges (crack meter) (Controls 58-CO 231/A), Field inspection vane tester (Geonor H60), Torsional vane shear device

Radwag PS 1200/C/2) 

Refraction seismograph (Pasi 12S12L) 

Reprografia / Reprography 

Rock Cutting Saw machine; Rotating Ring Mill (Fritsch); Ball Mill (Fritsch); Jaw Crusher Mill (Retsch) (2); Cutting and polishing machine (TS Struers - Discoplan); Grinding and polishing machine (Buehler – Petropol); Ultrasonic Bath (Gravimeta Bandel Insonorex) 

Rotary Shaker (Heidolph type ST1) 

Salas de aula (gerais) / Classrooms (General) 

Salas de estudo (gerais) / Study rooms (general) 

Salt Fog Machine (Ascott S 120 T) 

SEM - Scanning Electronic Microscope Jeol t 330A (with tracor microprobe, gold spotter coater & PC) 

Sieve Shaker Column (Retson – Gravimeta AS 200) 

Slake durability test apparatus (Proeti ETI – A 0675) 

Ultrasonic apparatus Bransonic 220 

Ultrasonic velocity test device (PUNDIT 6 CNS Electronics)

Water Level Hydrometer (50m) - Floating layer thickness meter with light signal (Eijkelkamp; Product code:11.03.30); Water Level Hydrometer (200m), electric contact meter type KLL (SEBA HYDROMETRIE); Multi - parameter analyser for physico - chemical water monitoring (Eijkelkamp; produt 18.28)


Este equipamento poderá estar disponível para investigadores externos ao DCT dependendo de parcerias de colaboraboração.