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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, 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)
      Conference report
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    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • 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, 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 ...
    • Correcting air quality forecasts with machine learning algorithms 

      Petetin, Hervé; Soret, Albert; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2019-05-07)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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, Marc; Linares, Mari Paz (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2018-04-24)
      Conference report
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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, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Testing simple models for street wind conditions in Barcelona 

      Benavides, Jaime; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Soret, Albert; Guevara, Marc (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2017-05-04)
      Conference report
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      Street wind speed and direction drive models to estimate air quality levels at street scale. In this study, simple models are combined with a mesoscale meteorological model to provide wind conditions at street level. Then, ...
    • The Tall Tower Dataset: a unique initiative to boost wind energy research 

      Ramón, Jaume; Lledó, Llorenç; Pérez Zanón, Núria; Soret, Albert; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Copernicus Publications, 2020)
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      A dataset containing quality-controlled wind observations from 222 tall towers has been created. Wind speed and wind direction measurements covering the 1984–2017 period have been collected from existing tall towers around ...
    • Weather regimes as a tool to validate seasonal forecasts 

      Cortesi, Nicola; Lee, Doo Young; Torralba, Verónica; González-Reviriego, Nube; Soret, Albert; Lledó, Llorenç; Bretonnière, Pierre A.; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (2016-09-12)
      Conference lecture
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    • What we can learn from birdsong: Mainstreaming teleworking in a post-pandemic world 

      Bojovic, Dragana; Benavides, Jaime; Soret, Albert (Elsevier, 2020-09)
      Article
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      Many urban areas suffer from poor air quality as a consequence of high levels of car-based traffic. Even cities with well-developed multi-modal public transport networks and favourable conditions for alternative transportation, ...