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    • 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 ...
    • Low energy transverse sand bars at el Trabucador beach, Ebro delta: a preliminary study 

      Mujal Colilles, Anna; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Falqués Serra, Albert (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The complex rhythmic morphology of the inner side of the Trabucador barrier beach is investigated. This system fea-tures transverse bars along with shoreline undulations. From visual inspection, the typical spacing between ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Model and algorithm of two-stage distribution location routing with hard time window for city cold-chain logistics 

      Yan, Liying; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Zheng, Pengjun (2020-04)
      Article
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      Taking cold-chain logistics as the research background and combining with the overall optimisation of logistics distribution networks, we develop two-stage distribution location-routing model with the minimum total cost ...
    • 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 modelling of pollutant transport in stratified coastal water using finite volume method and unstructured mesh 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-06)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
    • Observing shoreline fluxes: implications for swash and surf zone modeling 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Cáceres Rabionet, Iván; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2013)
      Conference report
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      The scarcity of reliable and controlled observations of water and sediment fluxes near the shore is one of the main reasons for the many remaining challenges in the field of morphodynamics. In this paper we shall present ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 forecast of beach morphodynamics: reliability and prediction limits 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Grifoll Colls, Manel; García León, Manuel; Pallarés, Elena (Coastal Engineering Research Council, 2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The paper presents a nested and coupled modelling suite including meteorological, waves, currents and morphodynamics sub-routines. The sequence has been applied to two distinctiv e beaches along the Catalan coast in the ...
    • Operational oceanography at the service of the ports 

      Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique; García Sotillo, Marcos; Pérez Gómez, Begoña; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2018)
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      The implementation of operational oceanography in the past 15 years has provided many societal benefits and has led to many countries adopting a formal roadmap for providing ocean forecasts. Continuing the tradition of two ...
    • Optimization on emergency materials dispatching considering the characteristics of integrated emergency response for large-scale marine oil spills 

      Li, Song; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Estrada Romeu, Miguel Ángel; Zheng, Pengjun; Feng, Hongxiang (2019-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Many governments have been strengthening the construction of hardware facilities and equipment to prevent and control marine oil spills. However, in order to deal with large-scale marine oil spills more efficiently, emergency ...
    • Pollution retention in harbours analysed through numerical modelling: Bilbao and Pasaia cases 

      Ferrer, L.; Campo, A. del; González, M.; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Fontán, A.; Mader, J.; Uriarte, A.; Berregi, J.; International Congress on Maritime Transport (3er : 2006 : Barcelona, Catalunya) (2009-04-28)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
    • Potential economic benefits of using a weather ship routing system at Short Sea Shipping 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Martínez de Osés, Francesc Xavier; Castells Sanabra, Marcel·la (2018-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      This contribution investigates the economic benefits of using weather ship routing on Short Sea Shipping (SSS) activities. The investigation is supported with the development of a ship routing system based on pathfinding ...
    • Rhythmic morphology in a microtidal low-energy beach 

      Mujal Colilles, Anna; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Falqués Serra, Albert (2019-06)
      Article
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      Observations of rythmic features along the inner side of the Trabucador barrier beach are coupled to two numerical models to unravel the mechanisms of its formation. The Trabucador is a long (6 Km) narrow (125 m) barrier ...
    • Seasonal circulation over the Catalan inner-shelf (northwest Mediterranean Sea) 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Aretxabaleta, A.; Pelegrí Llopart, José Luis; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Wagner, John C; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2013-10)
      Article
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      This study characterizes the seasonal cycle of the Catalan inner-shelf circulation using observations and complementary numerical results. The relation between seasonal circulation and forcing mechanisms is explored through ...
    • Seasonal sediment dynamics on the Barcelona inner shelf (NW Mediterranean): a small Mediterranean river- and wave-dominated system 

      López, Laura; Guillén, Jorge; Palanques, Albert; Grifoll Colls, Manel (2017-08)
      Article
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      The seasonal pattern of sediment dynamics on an inner shelf characterized by the presence of sediment delivered by a small, mountainous river (with a “flash-flood” regime) was investigated. Near-bottom suspended sediment ...
    • Sediment transport and dispersal in the nearshore of “flash-flood” rivers 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Guillén Aranda, Jorge; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      River sediment dispersal on the near-shore of “flash-flood” rivers is investigated using a coupled wave-current-sediment transport model. Besòs and Llobregat rivers (short and mountainous rivers in NW Mediterranean Sea, ...
    • Shelf circulation induced by an orographic wind jet 

      Ràfols Bundó, Laura; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Jordà, Gabriel; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sairouni, Abdel; Bravo, M. (Wiley, 2017-10)
      Article
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      The dynamical response to cross-shelf wind-jet episodes is investigated. The study area is located at the northern margin of the Ebro Shelf, in the Northwestern (NW) Mediterranean Sea, where episodes of strong northwesterly ...
    • Shelf response to intense offshore wind 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Aretxabaleta, A.; Espino Infantes, Manuel (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2015-09)
      Article
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      Cross and along-shelf winds drive cross-shelf transport that promotes the exchange of tracers and nutrients to the open sea. The shelf response to cross-shelf winds is studied in the north shelf of the Ebro Delta (Mediterranean ...