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    • 1st BSC Doctoral Symposium : book of abstracts 

      Cucchietti, Fernando; Comes, Carles; Badia Moragas, Alba; Cabeza, Israel; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Gifre Renom, Lluís; González, Santiago; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Hernández, Roger; Hussain, Tassadaq; Jiménez, Brian; Liu, Qixiao; Moal, Iain; Obiso, Vincenzo; Palavedu, Karthikeyan; Panic, Milos; Rajovic, Nikola; Royuela, Sara; Scaini, Chiara; Soret, Albert; Stipić, Srđjan; Strassburg, Janko; Valverde, Víctor; Villalba, Álvaro (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2014-05-26)
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    • Advances in the subseasonal prediction of extreme events: relevant case studies across the globe 

      Domeisen, Daniela I. V.; White, Christopher J.; Afargan Gerstman, Hilla; Muñoz, Ángel G.; Janiga, Matthew A.; Lledó, Llorenç; Manrique Suñén, Andrea; Palma, Lluis; Soret, Albert (American Meteorological Society, 2022-06)
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      Extreme weather events have devastating impacts on human health, economic activities, ecosystems, and infrastructure. It is therefore crucial to anticipate extremes and their impacts to allow for preparedness and emergency ...
    • Assessment of the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on air pollution over Spain using machine learning 

      Petetin, Hervé; Bowdalo, Dene; Soret, Albert (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
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      The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic over Spain recently forced the Spanish authorities to implement drastic measures of social distancing through a strict lockdown of the population starting on March 14th. As ...
    • Bias-adjustment method for street-scale air quality models 

      Armengol, J.M.; Criado, A.; Benavides, Jaime; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Soret, Albert (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2021-05)
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      Air quality (AQ) is a growing concern, especially in urban areas where high-density populated regions are exposed to frequent exceedances of regulated pollutants. To take action in reducing citizen exposure to pollution, ...
    • CALIOPE-Urban v1.0: coupling R-LINE with a mesoscale air quality modelling system for urban air quality forecasts over Barcelona city (Spain) 

      Benavides, Jaime; Snyder, Michelle; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Soret, Albert; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Amato, Fulvio; Querol, Xavier; Jorba Casellas, Oriol (Copernicus Publications, 2019)
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      he NO2 annual air quality limit value is systematically exceeded in many European cities. In this context, understanding human exposure, improving policy and planning, and providing forecasts requires the development of ...
    • Challenges in the selection of atmospheric circulation patterns for the wind energy sector 

      Torralba, Verónica; Gonzalez-Reviriego, Nube; Cortesi, Nicola; Manrique‐Suñén, Andrea; Lledó, Llorenç; Marcos, Raül; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Wiley, 2020-10)
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      Abstract Atmospheric circulation patterns that prevail for several consecutive days over a specific region can have consequences for the wind energy sector as they may lead to a reduction of the wind power generation, ...
    • Characterization of the near surface wind speed distribution at global scale: ERA-Interim reanalysis and ECMWF seasonal forecasting system 4 

      Marcos, Raül; González-Riviriego, Nube; Torralba, Verónica; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Springer, 2019-03)
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      The present developments in 10 m wind seasonal forecast products have lead to a growth in the number of studies analysing different aspects of both its predictability and applicability. However, there is still a lack of ...
    • Compliance with 2021 WHO air quality guidelines across Europe will require radical measures 

      Bowdalo, Dene; Petetin, Hervé; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Soret, Albert; Bojovic, Dragana; Terrado, Marta; Querol, Xavier; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (IOP Publishing, 2022)
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    • Correcting air quality forecasts with machine learning algorithms 

      Petetin, Hervé; Soret, Albert; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2019-05-07)
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    • Development of a wind energy climate service based on seasonal climate prediction 

      Torralba, Verónica; Jiménez, Isadora; Lledó, Llorenç; González-Reviriego, Nube; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2015-05-05)
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      Climate predictions tailored to the wind energy sector represent an innovation to better understand the future variability of wind energy resources. In this work an illustration of the downstream impact of the forecasts ...
    • Estimation of future emission scenarios for analysing the impact of traffic mobility on a large Mediterranean conurbation in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (Spain) 

      Soret, Albert; Jiménez Guerrero, Pedro; Andrés, David; Cárdenas, Francisco; Rueda, Salvador; Baldasano Recio, José María (2013-01-01)
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      Emission modelling permits us to quantitatively assess the effects of emission abatement strategies. In urban areas, such strategies are designed mainly to reduce the emissions from the on–road traffic sector. This work ...
    • Evaluation of traffic emission models coupled with a microscopic traffic simulator and on-road measure 

      Rey, Daniel R.; Soret, Albert; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Linares, Mari Paz (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2018-04-24)
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      This study aims to compare and contrast the emission results of two instantaneous traffic emission models coupled with a microscopic traffic simulator and COPERT. These will be evaluated with the observed results of on-road ...
    • Improving maritime traffic emission estimations on missing data with CRBMs 

      Gutiérrez Torre, Alberto; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Buchaca Prats, David; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Soret, Albert; Carrera Pérez, David (Elsevier, 2020-07-07)
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      Maritime traffic emissions are a major concern to governments as they heavily impact the Air Quality in coastal cities. Ships use the Automatic Identification System (AIS) to continuously report position and speed among ...
    • Investigating the Effects of Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures on the Wind Drought of 2015 Over the United States 

      Lledó, Llorenç; Bellprat, Omar; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; Soret, Albert (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2018-05-27)
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      During the first quarter of 2015 the United States experienced a widespread and extended episode of low surface wind speeds. This episode had a strong impact on wind power generation. Some wind farms did not generate enough ...
    • Meteorology-normalized impact of the COVID-19 lockdown upon NO2 pollution in Spain 

      Petetin, Hervé; Bowdalo, Dene; Soret, Albert; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Serradell Maronda, Kim; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (Copernicus Publications, 2020)
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      The spread of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 forced the Spanish Government to implement extensive lockdown measures to reduce the number of hospital admissions, starting on 14 March 2020. Over the ...
    • On the impact of excess diesel NOX emissions upon NO2 pollution in a compact city 

      Benavides, Jaime; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Snyde, Michelle G; Rodríguez Rey, Daniel; Soret, Albert; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos; Jorba Casellas, Oriol (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2021)
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      NOX emissions from diesel light-duty-vehicles (LDV) largely exceed the Euro emission standards in real-world driving conditions. Recent studies have quantified their impact upon air quality and human health primarily based ...
    • Seasonal forecasts of wind power generation 

      Lledó, Llorenc; Torralba, Verónica; Soret, Albert; Ramon, Jaume; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Elsevier, 2019-12)
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      The energy sector is highly dependent on climate variability for electricity generation, maintenance activities and demand. In recent years, a few climate services have appeared that provide tailored information for the ...
    • Seasonal prediction of renewable energy generation in Europe based on four teleconnection indices 

      Lledó, Llorenç; Ramón, Jaume; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Elsevier, 2022)
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      With growing amounts of wind and solar power in the electricity mix of many European countries, understanding and predicting variations of renewable energy generation at multiple timescales is crucial to ensure reliable ...
    • Sub-seasonal to seasonal climate predictions for wind energy forecasting 

      Soret, Albert; Torralba, Verónica; Cortesi, Nicola; Christel, I.; Palma, Ll.; Manrique-Suñén, A.; Lledó, Llorenç; González-Reviriego, Nube; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (IOP Publishing, 2019-05)
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      Both renewable energy supply and electricity demand are strongly influenced by meteorological conditions and their evolution over time in terms of climate variability and climate change. However, knowledge of power output ...
    • Summer drought predictability over Europe: empirical versus dynamical forecasts 

      Turco, Marco; Ceglar, Andrej; Prodhomme, Chloé; Soret, Albert; Toreti, Andrea; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (IOP Publishing, 2017-07-27)
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      Seasonal climate forecasts could be an important planning tool for farmers, government and insurance companies that can lead to better and timely management of seasonal climate risks. However, climate seasonal forecasts ...