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  • 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 the benthic loading of particulate wastes from a gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) farm during a complete rearing cycle 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Chaperón, Wilson; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo (2016-09)
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    The relationship between aquaculture activities and water quality plays an important role in determining the volume and quality of production as well as the impact of aquaculture on the aquatic environment. The natural ...
  • 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 ...
  • Modelling the impact of climate change on harbour operability: the Barcelona port case study 

    Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Lionello, Piero; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Mösso Aranda, César; Marzo, L.; Genius, A. (2017-09)
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    Harbours are essential infrastructures for economic activity that are susceptible to impacts from climate change driven processes, like sea level rise (SLR), or alterations in wave patterns. In this paper, the impact of ...
  • Nonlinear regular wave generation in numerical and physical flumes 

    Castro Alves Oliveira, Tiago; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Celigueta Jordana, Miguel Ángel (2010)
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  • 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 ...
  • Quantification of the tidal stream exergy in the ría de Vigo (NW Spain) 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Griño Colom, Maria; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Mösso Aranda, César (2017)
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    The exergy of the tidal currents in the ría de Vigo area (NW Spain) is quantified using the results of a 28-day long simulation of the tidal flows. The results show that the northernmost strait connecting the ría with the ...
  • Short-term morphodynamic changes in a fetch limited beach at the Ebro delta (Spain), under low wave-energy conditions 

    Mösso Aranda, César; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Rodríguez Allende, Andrés (2011)
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    Sandy beaches in fetch-limited environments are protected from large ocean-generated swell waves, and fetch characteristics allow local wind-generated waves and currents to develop and drive the main morphodynamic processes. ...
  • Short-term morphodynamic changes in a fetch limited beach at the Ebro delta (Spain), under low wave-energy conditions 

    Mösso Aranda, César; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Rodríguez Allende, Andrés (2011)
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    Sandy beaches in fetch-limited environments are protected from large ocean-generated swell waves, and fetch characteristics allow local wind-generated waves and currents to develop and drive the main morphodynamic processes. ...
  • Sistemes costaners i dinàmica litoral 

    Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; García León, Manuel; Mösso Aranda, César (Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC), 2016-09)
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    Aquest capítol tracta de la projecció dels impactes de climes futurs per a trams vulnerables de la costa catalana. Al començament, s’hi revisa la geodiversitat de la costa en termes meteorològics i geològics. El ventall ...
  • Sources of contamination and modelled pollutant trajectories in a Mediterranean harbour (Tarragona, Spain) 

    Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Mösso Aranda, César; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2010-06)
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    The proximity of commercial harbours to residential areas and the growing environmental awareness of society have led most port authorities to include environmental management within their administration plan. Regarding ...
  • Trend analysis of the wave storminess: the wave direction 

    Casas Prat, Mercè; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo (2009)
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    In this paper changes in the wave pattern of the Catalan coast are analyzed in terms of wave storminess and wave direction based on series of 44 years of hindcast wave data. The analysis is performed employing two different ...
  • Trend analysis of wave storminess: wave direction and its impact on harbour agitation 

    Casas Prat, Mercè; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo (2010-11-19)
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    In the context of wave climate variability, longterm alterations in the wave storminess pattern of the Catalan coast (northwestern Mediterranean Sea) are analysed in terms of wave energy content and wave direction, on the ...
  • Tsunami hazards in the Catalan Coast, a low-intensity seismic activity area 

    Barranco, Ignasio; Gracia Garcia, Vicente; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Perea, Hector; Gironella Cobos, Xavier (2017-09)
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    The potential impacts of tsunamis along the Catalan Coast (NW Mediterranean) are analysed using numerical modelling. The region is characterized by moderate to low seismic activity and by moderate- to low-magnitude ...
  • Vulnerability of Catalan (NW Mediterranean) ports to wave overtopping due to different scenarios of sea level rise 

    Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Casanovas, Ignacio; Mösso Aranda, César; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2016-05)
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    The overtopping of port breakwaters may affect the assets located at the breakwater lee side. If adaptation measures are not taken, the sea level rise will increase the overtopping discharges putting those assets at ...
  • Wave energy potential along the Atlantic coast of Morocco 

    Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Martín Amer, César; Mösso Aranda, César; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Jebbad, Raghda (2016-10)
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    This study analyses the wave energy resource along the Atlantic coast of Morocco using a 44-year series of data obtained from numerical modeling (hindcasting). The spatial distribution of wave power is analyzed using data ...
  • Wave reflection, transmission and spectral changes at permeable low-crested structures 

    Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Dowding, D.D.; Persetto, Vito; Oliveira, Tiago Castro Alves; Gironella Cobos, Xavier; Mösso Aranda, César; Mestres Ridge, Marc (2011)
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    Physical model tests were carried out in order to improve the understanding about the hydrodynamic processes that take place around a LCS when it is under wave attack. In particular, the wave transmission and reflection ...