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    • Air temperature in Barcelona metropolitan region from MODIS satellite and GIS data 

      Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Roca Cladera, Josep; Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio; Moix, Montserrat; Burgueño Rivero, August (2020-01)
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      The metropolitan region of Barcelona (BMR) is one of the most densely populated areas in the Mediterranean countries. The estimation of air temperature at a short scale from satellite measurements would contribute to a ...
    • Autoregressive process of monthly rainfall amounts in Catalonia (NE Spain) and improvements on predictability of length and intensity of drought episodes 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Solá, Raúl; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Casas Castillo, M. del Carmen; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Kirchner Amor, Ricard (Wiley, 2021-01)
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      Advantages offered by a pluviometric network in Catalonia (NE Spain) have permitted a detailed analysis of the two primary results derived from the autoregressive ARIMA process applied to monthly rainfall amounts. The first ...
    • Características de la isla de calor urbana en Barcelona (NE España) en el periodo 2006-2017 

      Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Roca Cladera, Josep; Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio; Moix Bergadà, Montserrat (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2018-12)
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      El objetivo principal de este estudio es caracterizar la intensidad de la isla de calor urbana en la ciudad de Barcelona a lo largo del periodo octubre 2006 - octubre 2017. La intensidad de la isla de calor es la diferencia ...
    • Characterization of standardised heavy rainfall profiles for Barcelona city: clustering, rain amounts and intensity peaks 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Solá, Raúl; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Casas Castillo, M. del Carmen; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Burgueño Rivero, August (2020-07-09)
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      Standardized heavy rainfall profiles may contribute to a best knowledge concerning flash floods, ground erosion and runoff. Taking advantage of the rain rate gauges network of Barcelona city and applying a short integration ...
    • Complex behaviour and predictability of the European dry spell regimes 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Burgueño, August (2010-09)
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      The complex spatial and temporal characteristics of European dry spell lengths, DSL, (sequences of consecutive days with rainfall amount below a certain threshold) and their randomness and predictive instability are ...
    • Complexity and predictability of the monthly Western Mediterranean oscillation index 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño Rivero, August; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (Wiley, 2016-05)
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      The complexity, predictability and predictive instability of the Western Mediterranean Oscillation index (WeMOi) at monthly scale, years 1856-2000, are analysed from the viewpoint of monofractal and multifractal theories. ...
    • Consecuencias hidrológicas del cambio climático en entornos urbanos 

      Casas Castillo, M. del Carmen; Rodríguez Solá, Raúl; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio; Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Roca Cladera, Josep (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
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      La posible intensificación del ciclo hidrológico debido al cambio climático y sus efectos en la hidrología deben tenerse en consideración con el fin de prevenir problemas futuros en los sistemas de drenaje urbano. Las ...
    • Daily extreme temperature multifractals in Catalonia (NE Spain) 

      Burgueño, August; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors (2014-02)
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      The multifractal character of the daily extreme temperatures in Catalonia (NE Spain) is analyzed by means of the multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis (MF-DFA) applied to 65 thermometric records covering years ...
    • Distribucions estadístiques de la precipitació diària a Catalunya, anys 1950-2000 

      Burgueño, August; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (ACAM, 2009-11)
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    • Electromagnetisme : tests resolts i comentats 

      Bohigas Janoher, Xavier; Fernández Mills, Gonzalo; Jaen Herbera, Javier; Novell Enrech, Montserrat H.; Periago Oliver, M. Cristina; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (Edicions UPC, 2001)
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      Atesa la nova estructura dels estudis universitaris, cada vegada és més freqüent que els exàmens escrits incloguin preguntes tancades de resposta múltiple. Són les preguntes de tipus test. Aquest llibre intenta cobrir un ...
    • Episodios de intensidad extrema de precipitación en Barcelona: riesgo de inundaciones súbitas 

      Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Casas Castillo, M. del Carmen; Rodríguez Solá, Raúl; Roca Cladera, Josep; Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
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      Uno de los rasgos principales de las áreas urbanas es el predominio de las superficies impermeables (suelos sellados). Dependiendo de su densidad y extensión, el sellado de los suelos limita o impide las funciones naturales ...
    • European dry spell length distributions, years 1951-2000 

      Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño, August (2013-11)
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    • European dry spell regimes (1951-2000): Clustering process and time trends 

      Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño, August (2014-07-01)
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      Aiming to improve the knowledge of droughts in Europe, three indices related to dry spells, DS, regime have been analysed: the number of DS per year, N; the longest annual DS, L-max; and the mean DS length per year, L, for ...
    • Extreme normalised residuals of daily temperatures in Catalonia (NE Spain): sampling strategies, return periods and clustering process 

      Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño, August (SPRINGER-VERLAG., 2010-06)
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      Extreme normalised residuals, defined as departures from the average values, of 65 daily maximum, T max, and minimum, T min, temperature series recorded in Catalonia (NE Spain) during 1950–2004 are analysed. Similarly ...
    • Fractal analysis and statistics of seismic generation rates: the example of the southern California 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Amir Hosseini, Seyed; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (2017-06)
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      The seismic generation rate, SGR, at southern California along the 1981–2007 recording period is analysed with the main purpose of finding out whether there exist some correlations between seismic activity before, after ...
    • Fractal behaviour of distances between consecutive aftershocks: the examples of Landers, Northridge and Hector Mine Southern California mainshocks 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (2020-08-13)
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      Distances between consecutive aftershocks are analysed by means of mono- and multifractal theory with the aim of quantifying the complexity of the physical mechanism governing them, as well as their predictability and ...
    • Fractal structure and predictability of distances between consecutive events: an analysis of three seismic aftershock sequences in Southern California 

      Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Monterrubio Velasco, Marisol; Serra de Larrocha, Carina (2015)
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    • Fractal structure and predictive strategy of the daily extreme temperature residuals at Fabra Observatory (NE Spain, years 1917-2005) 

      Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Burgueño, August; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors (2015-07-01)
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      A compilation of daily extreme temperatures recorded at the Fabra Observatory (Catalonia, NE Spain) since 1917 up to 2005 has permitted an exhaustive analysis of the fractal behaviour of the daily extreme temperature ...
    • Mecànica fonamental : mecànica newtoniana per a l'enginyeria 

      Jaen Herbera, Javier; Salud Puig, Josep; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Calaf Zayas, Jaume; Khoury, Maria (Iniciativa Digital Politècnica. Oficina de Publicacions Acadèmiques Digitals de la UPC, 2019-07)
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      Aquest llibre està adreçat a un primer curs de mecànica per a l’enginyeria. S’estudia la mecànica newtoniana. Una mecànica clàssica no relativista i, per tant, aplicada a objectes no extremadament petits ni excessivament ...
    • Modelling nighttime air temperature from remote sensing imagery and GIS data 

      Arellano Ramos, Blanca; Roca Cladera, Josep; Martínez Santafé, Maria Dolors; Serra de Larrocha, Carina; Lana Pons, Francisco Javier; Biere Arenas, Rolando Mauricio (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2021)
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      The estimation of the Earth's surface temperature (LST) from the infrared thermal radiation (TIR) emitted by the Earth detected by means of remote sensing has allowed a giant leap in climate analysis. The specialized ...