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ITER, INVOLCAN AND AIET participate in EGU 2017, the greatest European Conference of Earth Sciences

EGU General Assembly 2017 brings together geoscientists from all around the world in a meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth Sciences in Vienna (Austria).  Scientists from the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies (ITER), Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN), and the Tenerife Energy Agency (AIET) travelled to [...]

2017-05-23T14:00:44+00:0029 April, 2017|Environment|

ITER and INVOLCAN scientists travelled to the Philippines to strengthen the surveillance of the Taal volcano

The Taal volcano has erupted violently several times and is located about 50 kilometers from Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Scientist from ITER and the Volcanology Institute of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN) have travelled to the Philippines during the second half of March to collaborate with the National Institute [...]

2017-12-28T12:57:07+00:007 April, 2017|Environment|

A bet of the Area Tenerife 2030 of the Cabildo Insular of Tenerife to contribute to a greater awareness about the emission of polluting gases to the atmosphere, the quality of air and the climate change climate

The educational program "Aires de Tenerife, a local and global reality" will visit the 31 municipalities of the island of Tenerife by the hand of ITER´s environmental area thanks to the Innova Tenerife program 2016-2021, coordinated by the Area Tenerife 2030: innovation, education, culture and sports of the Cabildo Insular [...]

2017-03-07T13:05:37+00:0015 February, 2017|Environment|

The educational programme “Canary Islands: a Volcanic Window in the ATLANTIC”

"Canary Islands: A Volcanic Window in the Atlantic" is an educational program of the Volcanologic Instituto of the Canarias (Involcan) which is planning to visit the 88 municipalities of Canary Islands along this year 2017. This program, which counts with ITER´s collaboration, develops thanks to the co-financing of the Tenerife [...]

2017-02-15T17:30:16+00:0030 January, 2017|Environment|

Inside Science magazine highlights the results of a research work in which ITER participates

This science news service of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) has highlighted it among the thousands of scientific papers presented at the AGU 2016 Fall Meeting held recently in the city of San Francisco.  ITER researchers and scientific collaborators of the Volcanology Institute of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN) lead [...]

2017-12-28T12:57:08+00:0030 December, 2016|Environment|

Ten new research projects have resolved favorably for ITER in the month of November

These new projects will not only open new research lines for ITER, but also continue with existing lines as the design and development of solar aircrafts or the volcanic activity monitoring systems. ITER will lead four new projects within the frame of the program Collaboration – Challenge of the R&D [...]

ITER participates in an aerial infrared thermographic study in Timanfaya National Park

The purpose is to quantify the extension and intensity of the surface geothermal anomalies in Timanfaya National Park and to evaluate its thermoelectric generation potential in order to contribute to the development of geothermal energy in Lanzarote.  The Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies participates in a scientific cooperation work [...]

2017-12-28T12:57:08+00:0028 November, 2016|Environment|

ITER participates in the III Fair of scientific vocations and careers of the Canary Islands

ITER participates with the Tenerife Energy Agency (AIET) in the III Fair of Scientific Vocations and Careers of the Canary Islands with the objective of increasing the interest of young people in science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship for the development of their professional future. This fair, whose third edition will take [...]

The Participants in the First Meeting of Women Parliamentarians Canary Islands-Africa visit ITER

ITER received on Tuesday, 17th May the visit of the participants of the first international meeting of women parliamentarians of the Canary Islands and Africa organized by the Parliament of the Canary Islands and the Women Foundation for Africa, which aims consider the role of women in politics, promote the [...]

Scientists from ITER, INVOLCAN and ISOR (Iceland) reveal the importance of the diffuse emission of gases for geothermal energy

A recent publication of the scientific international journal Renewable Energy reflects the results of a major study on geochemistry of the diffuse emission of gases in the surface environment of the geothermal field of Reykjanes (Iceland). This publication demonstrates the potential application of the emission of these gases to geothermal [...]

2017-12-28T12:57:09+00:0019 February, 2016|Environment|
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