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  • Characterization of coastal upwelling events during the generation of the water column stratification in spring (Vilanova i la Geltrú, NW Mediterranean) 

    Antonijuan Rull, Josefina; Guillem, Jorge; Simarro, Gonzalo; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This article presents some preliminary results on the characterization of inputs of offshore waters (upwelling events) in the coast off Vilanova i la Geltrú (NW Mediterranean) in the spring of the years 2010, 2012 and 2014. ...
  • Applying sensor web technology to marine sensor data 

    Jirka, Simon; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Toma, Daniel; Nüst, Daniel; Stasch, Christoph; Delory, Eric (2015)
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  • Developing a new generation of passive acoustics sensors for ocean observing systems 

    Delory, Eric; Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Ruíz, P.; Corradino, Luigi; Brault, Patrice; Fiquet, Frédéric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The objective of the NeXOS project is to develop cost-effective, innovative, and compact multifunctional sensor systems in ocean optics, ocean passive acoustics and for an Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF), which ...
  • A comparative study between Elliptic Fourier and B-spline descriptors for object contour representation 

    Ferrer Arnau, Luis Jorge; Parisi Baradad, Vicenç; Soria Pérez, José Antonio; Nasreddine, Kamal; Benzinou, Abdesslam (2014)
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    In this work, a comparative study between Elliptic Fourier and B-spline descriptors is carried out for comparing their efficiency in characterizing the contour shape of image objects. In both cases, the goal is to obtain ...
  • Objectives of the NeXOS project in developing next generation ocean sensor systems for a more cost-efficient assessment of ocean waters and ecosystems, and fisheries management 

    Delory, Eric; Castro, Ayoze; Waldmann, Christoph; Rolin, Jean-François; Woerther, Patrice; Gille, J.; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Zielinski, O.; Golmen, L.; Hareide, N. R.; Pearlman, Jay S; Garello, R. (2014)
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    The NeXOS project aims to develop new multifunctional sensor systems supporting a number of scientific, technical and societal objectives, ranging from more precise monitoring and modelling of the marine environment to an ...
  • NeXOS development plans in ocean optics, acoustics and observing systems interoperability 

    Delory, Eric; Castro, Ayoze; Waldmann, Christoph; Rolin, Jean-François; Woerther, Patrice; Gille, J.; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Zielinski, O.; Golmen, L.; Hareide, N. R.; Pearlman, Jay S (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    A growing concern about the health of the world oceans resulting from multiple stressors as for instance effects of climate change and increasing offshore activities leads to the need of better observational tools and ...
  • Smart electronic interface for web enabled ocean sensor systems 

    Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Jirka, Simon; Delory, Eric; Pearlman, Jay S (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The objective of the European FP7 project NeXOS (Next generation Low-Cost Multifunctional Web Enabled Ocean Sensor Systems Empowering Marine, Maritime and Fisheries Management) is to develop cost-efficient innovative ...
  • Intelligent sensors : Why they are so important for future ocean observing systems 

    Waldmann, Christoph; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Toma, Daniel; O'Reilly, Thomas C.; Pearlman, Jay S (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The complexity of installations in the oceans to carry out observations on specific processes and for detecting long-term trends have grown significantly in the past years. This applies also to the type and number of ...
  • Underwater acoustic communication messaging time stamp applied to global time synchronization 

    Pallarés Valls, Oriol; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper presents a new approach to time stamp messages in underwater acoustic communication. Message time stamping is a widely used method for synchronizing two clocks over a cabled or wireless communication, by ...
  • A Sensor web architecture for sharing oceanographic sensor data 

    Jirka, Simon; Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Delory, Eric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper introduces the Sensor Web architecture of the NeXOS project as example how interoperable standards help, to facilitate the creation of an infrastructure for sharing oceanographic observation data and the ...

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