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    • A ferrofluid-based sensor to measure bottom shear stresses under currents and waves 

      Musumerci, Rosaria; Marletta, Vincenzo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Foti, Enrico (2018-02)
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      The measurement of the near-bottom flow characteristics is crucial to correctly understand coastal processes. To overcome some of the limits of present state-of-the-art measuring instruments, we propose a novel approach ...
    • A multivariate model of NW Mediterranean extreme events at present and future climate: hydrodynamics, energy and duration 

      Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG), 2015)
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      A statistical model of the future wave-extreme-climate under the RCP8.5 Climatic-Change scenario was required. Some variables of interest are energy, unitary energy, peak wave-period, duration, wave direction and growth-decay ...
    • A multivariate statistical model of extreme events: an application to the Catalan coast 

      Lin Ye, Jue; García León, Manuel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2016-11)
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      Wave extreme events can be understood as the combination of Storm-intensity, Directionality and Intra-time distribution. However, the dependence structure among these factors is still unclear. A methodology has been developed ...
    • A new era of coastal services 

      Carniel, Sandro; Bonaldo, Davide; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018-01)
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      The increasing quality and quantity of information provided by Copernicus (the European Union Programme funneling Earth Observation and in situ data into a broad set of information services) offer the possibility to analyse ...
    • A new generation of early warning systems for coastal risk: the iCoast project 

      Gracia Garcia, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gault, Jeremy; Oller, Pere; Fernández, Juan; Sairouni, Abdel; Cristofori, Elena; Toldrà, Ramón (2014)
      Conference lecture
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      A new coastal early warning system CEWS called iCoast for the NW Mediterranean Sea is under development. It is composed of three numerical modules: meteorological, hydrodynamic and morphodynamic. The CEWS is designed for ...
    • A review of potential physical impacts on harbours in the Mediterranean Sea under climate change 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Brown, Sally; Casas-Prat, Mercè; Nicholls, Robert J.; Lionello, Piero; Conte, Dario (2016-12)
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      The potential impact of climate change on port operations and infrastructures has received much less attention than the corresponding impact for beach systems. However, ports have always been vulnerable to weather extremes ...
    • A synergetic combination of measurements and models to assess renewable wind energy in semi enclosed domains 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; González Marco, Daniel; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Pallarès Segarra, Esteve (SARTI, 2013)
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    • Absorption of water waves in a two-dimensional numerical flume 

      Castro Alves Oliveira, Tiago; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE), 2009)
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      In this work the absorption of water waves in a numerical wave flume is discussed in terms of performance and robustness. A general formulation for the analysis of fluidstructure interaction problems using the Particle ...
    • An analysis of nearshore profile and bar development under large scale erosive and accretive waves 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván (2018-04)
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      Typical morphodynamic laboratory tests have been carried out at small scales and without sufficient coverage or resolution. These limitations, applying particularly to accretive tests, have obstructed reliable observations ...
    • Analysis of current intensification in the NorthWest Mediterranean Shelf 

      Mestres Ridge, Marc; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2016-02)
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      Flow intensification episodes lasting more than 12 h are observed occasionally at different locations along the Northwestern Mediterranean coast. In the last years, these pulses have hindered ship operations outside the ...
    • Analysis of the influence of river discharge and wind on the Ebro turbid plume using MODIS-Aqua and MODIS-Terra data 

      Fernandez Novoa, D; Mendes, R; De Castro, M; Dias, J. M; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gomez Gesteira, Moncho (2015-02)
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      The turbid plume formed at many river mouths influences the adjacent coastal area because it transports sediments, nutrients, and pollutants.; The effects of the main forcings affecting the Ebro turbid plume were analyzed ...
    • Análisis y previsión de fenómenos naturales peligrosos 

      Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins Canals i Ports de Barcelona, 2011-11-16)
      Conference lecture
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      La toma de decisiones referentes al diseño o en sistemas de alerta requieren el estudio de las acciones externas (frecuentemente meteorológicas), la descripción probabilista del sistema (vulnerabilidad, susceptibilidad) ...
    • Assessing nature based solutions for managing coastal bays 

      Fernández-Pedrera Balsells, Marta; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Fernández, Margarita; Cerralbo, Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2020-05-26)
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      This work investigates the hydrodynamic response of two small and shallow bays located in the Ebro Delta, in order to solve the problems affecting mussel farms, such as the high temperatures reached in the summer period ...
    • Assessment of green measures as coastal defences using numerical models 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; García León, Manuel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo (2017)
      Conference report
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      Climate change may reduce the performance and design life of “grey” coastal engineering interventions. Green solutions can be combined with present infrastructures providing extra flexibility to adapt our present beaches ...
    • Breaching of a barrier beach under extreme events: the role of morphodynamic simulations 

      Gracia Garcia, Vicente; García León, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (Coastal Education Research Foundation (CERF), Coastal Processes Research Group, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University, 2013)
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      A study of three breaching episodes of the Trabucador barrier beach (Spanish Mediterranean coast) is presented. The analysis is done from a modeling perspective using XBEACH and SWAN. The morphodynamic model (XBEACH) has ...
    • Challenges for sustained observing and forecasting systems in the Mediterranean sea 

      Tintoré, Joaquín; Pinardi, Nadia; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2019-09-13)
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      The Mediterranean community represented in this paper is the result of more than 30 years of EU and nationally funded coordination, which has led to key contributions in science concepts and operational initiatives. Together ...
    • Characterization of bottom sediment resuspension events observed in a micro-tidal bay 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Boye Hansen, Lars; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2019-03)
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      In this study we investigate the variability in near-bottom turbidity in Alfacs Bay (in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea). The bay is characterized by a micro-tidal environment and seiching activity that may lead to flow ...
    • Checking model-data weather hazard occurrence fit in the context of climate change 

      Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2011)
      Conference report
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      In climate change impact studies it is common to run a given response model (from ecosystem changes to wavestorm or landslide occurrence) nested into one of the available long-term Global or Regional Circulation Models ...
    • Classifying wave forecasts with model-based geostatistics and the Aitchison distribution 

      Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gómez Aguar, Jesús Javier (2010)
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    • Climate change in a Point-Over-Threshold model: an example on ocean-wave-storm hazard in NE Spain 

      Tolosana Delgado, Raimon; Ortego Martínez, María Isabel; Egozcue Rubí, Juan José; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2010-09-27)
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      A reparametrization of the Generalized Pareto Distribution is here proposed. It is suitable to parsimoniously check trend assumptions within a Point-Over-Threshold model of hazardous events. This is based on considerations ...