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  • An implicit finite-element model for 3D non-hydrostatic mesoscale ocean flows 

    Maidana, Manuel Augusto; Blasco Lorente, Jorge; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2004)
    Article
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    We present in this paper a pressure stabilized, finite element method for the numerical approximation of three-dimensional, non-hydrostatic mesoscale ocean flows. The model considered here incorporates surface wind ...
  • Caracterização da agitação marítima ao largo de Maputo 

    Guiloviça, C.B.; Oliveira, Tiago Castro Alves; Palalane, J.; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Gómez Aguar, Jesús Javier; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2011)
    Conference report
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    O objectivo deste trabalho é fazer a caracterização da agitação marítima ao largo de Maputo. Na ausência de dados de bóias e dados visuais que permitissem executar uma caracterização da agitação a longo prazo optou-se pela ...
  • 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)
    Article
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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 ...
  • Comparison between nested grids and unstructured grids for a high-resolution wave forecasting system in the western Mediterranean sea 

    Pallarès López, Elena; López Marco, Jaime; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2017-01)
    Article
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    Traditionally wave modelling uses a downscaling process by means of successive nested grids to obtain high-resolution wave fields near the coast. This supposes an uncertain error due to internal boundary conditions and a ...
  • Debats del CDDECMA : Contaminació del litoral 

    Flos, Jordi; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Melo Rodríguez, Germán de; Platónov, Alexéi Konstantínovich; Cerrillo, Antonio; Centre de Documentació i Debat d'Enginyeria Civil i Medi Ambient; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyers de Camins, Canals i Ports de Barcelona (ETSECCPB) (2003-02-26)
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  • Desarrollo de una herramienta operacional de control de la calidad del agua en zonas portuarias mediante simulación numérica y observaciones 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; García Sotillo, Marcos; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; Romo, Javier; Solé, Xavier; Basora, Joan; Hernáez, Mario; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Jordà Sánchez, Gabriel (2008-06)
    Article
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    El trabajo que se presenta se desarrolló dentro de un Convenio de Colaboración entre Puertos del Estado, las AAPP de Barcelona, Tarragona y Bilbao y el Laboratorio de Ingeniería Marítima de la UPC (LIM/UPC) y es la base ...
  • Enhanced mixing in heterogeneous Buckley Leverett flow due to temporal fluctuations 

    Bolster, Diogo; Dentz, Marco; Carrera, J.; Espino Infantes, Manuel (EGU, 2008-04-30)
    Conference lecture
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  • Estabilización de la superfície libre en la solución de ecuaciones shallow -water por elementos finitos. Aplicaciones oceanográficas 

    Espino Infantes, Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1994-07-11)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    El movimiento del mar (corrientes, olas...) es un factor determinante de las condiciones ambientales del medio marino. Estas condiciones son alteradas por las actuaciones humanas mediante la construcción de diques o ...
  • Finite element approximation of 3D non-hydrostatic turbulent coastal ocean flows using a LES model 

    Blasco Lorente, Jorge; Maidana, Manuel Augusto; German, Arnel; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2008-01-07)
    Article
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    In this paper we present a stabilized finite element method for three-dimensional, non-hydrostatic, turbulent coastal ocean flows. The model we have developed, named HELIKE, incorporates also surface wind stress, bottom ...
  • Hydrodynamic response in a microtidal and shallow bay under energetic wind and seiche episodes 

    Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2015-09)
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    In this contribution we investigate the hydrodynamic response in a micro-tidal and shallow semi-enclosed domain. We chose a set of observations which include currents, hydrography and meteorological data obtained in Alfacs ...
  • Incorporation of continental and urban run-off into a coastal circulation model: application to the Catalan coast 

    Liste, Maria; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Keupers, Ingrid; Monbaliu, Jaak; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2012)
    Conference report
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    A 3D hydrodynamical model has been set up to incorporate the continental and urban run-off into the Catalan Coastal waters. Particular attention was paid to introducing correctly the freshwater plumes and attention was ...
  • Investigació + enginyeria per a una zona costanera més sostenible 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Jiménez Quintana, José Antonio; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Mösso Aranda, César; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (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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    Aquest article presenta tres projectes que han contribuït a desenvolupar noves eines per a millorar el projecte d’estructures i actuacions d’enginyeria civil a la zona costanera. L’objectiu és plantejar com es poden fer ...
  • Meteo-oceanographic simulations and observations to assess the potential of offshore wind farm in a NW Mediterranean shelf 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; González Marco, Daniel; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim; Palomares, Ana; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Schuon, Frieder; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Pallarès López, Elena; Jiménez, Pedro Angel; Navarro, Jorge (Coastal Education Research Foundation (CERF), Coastal Processes Research Group, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University, 2013)
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    Renewable marine energy is important in squeezed Mediterranean coastal zones. Wind turbines deployed over the narrow Catalan continental shelf require accurate wind/wave/current fields for a reliable design, operation and ...
  • Modeling circulation patterns induced by spatial cross-shore wind variability in a small-size coastal embayment 

    Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2016-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    This contribution shows the importance of the cross-shore spatial wind variability in the water circulation in a small-sized micro-tidal bay. The hydrodynamic wind response at Alfacs Bay (Ebro River delta, NW Mediterranean ...
  • Modelling assessment of the tidal stream resource in the Ria of Ferrol (NW Spain) using a year-long simulation 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel (Elsevier, 2019-02)
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    The availability of tidal stream energy in the Ría of Ferrol (NW Spain) has been assessed using a long term hydrodynamic simulation (351 days). A priori, a strait in the central part of the estuary seems a promising site ...
  • Numerical simulation of the dispersion of contaminants by a characteristic-based method with applications to the Ebro delta and the Huelva estuary 

    Blasco Lorente, Jorge; German, Arnel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Maidana, Manuel Augusto (2004)
    Article
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    In this paper we consider an explicit, characteristic-based method for the numerical simulation of the dispersion of contaminants in a fluid medium. A quasi-3D formulation is employed for the spatial approximation. Two ...
  • Ocean–atmosphere–wave characterisation of a wind jet (Ebro shelf, NW Mediterranean Sea) 

    Grifoll Colls, Manel; Navarro, Jorge; Pallarès López, Elena; Ràfols Bundó, Laura; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Palomares, Ana (University of Thechnology and Agriculture Nicholas Copernicus University, 2016-05)
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    In this contribution the wind jet dynamics in the northern margin of the Ebro River shelf (NW Mediterranean Sea) are investigated using coupled numerical models. The study area is characterised by persistent and energetic ...
  • Operational forecasting as a tool for managing pollutant dispersion and recovery 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; González Marco, Daniel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; García Sotillo, Marcos; Capella, Salvador; Mora, Javier; Llinás, Octavio; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo (2016)
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    The fate and concentration of plastic pollutants in coastal seas depends on meteo-oceanographic factors and the multiple entry points in the domain. This will in turn control the implications for water quality, transmission ...
  • Particle fluxes dynamics in Blanes submarine canyon (Northwestern Mediterranean) 

    Company, Joan Batista; Sardà, Francesc; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Canals, Miquel; Zuñiga, D; Flexas Sbert, Maria del Mar; Sánchez Vidal, Anna; Coenjaerts, Johan; Calafat, Antoni; Jordà, G; García Orellana, Jordi; Puigdefàbregas Sagristà, Joan (2009-09)
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    Within the framework of the multidisciplinary RECS project and with the aim of describing the particle flux transfer from the continental shelf to the deep basin, an array of five mooring lines equipped with a total of ...
  • Presentació del grup CINMAR 

    García Espinosa, Julio; Espino Infantes, Manuel (2009-06-04)
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