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    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Nature-based strategies for water renewal in micro-tidal coastal bays: application to the Ebre delta in the NW Mediterranean 

      Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Gracia García, Vicente; Fernández-Pedrera Balsells, Marta; Mösso Aranda, César; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Espino Infantes, Manuel (Consorzio per il coordinamento delle ricerche inerenti al sistema lagunare di Venezia (CORILA), 2020)
      Conference report
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      The Fangar Bay, located at the northern lobe of the Ebro delta in the Spanish Mediterranean coast, supports an important aquaculture industry that must coexist with eco-tourism and water sports enterprises.These activities ...
    • New strategies for environmental management in harbours: the case of the Tarragona port monobuoy 

      Morell Villalonga, Mariano Nicolás; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Mestres Ridge, Marc (Edicions UPC, 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Ports are a potential focus of sea pollution and therefore port authorities and operators have a key role on the sustainability and environmental protection of the coastal waters. In the last decades, monitoring techniques ...
    • 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)
      Conference lecture
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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Sediment mobility at Fangar bay entrance (NW Spanish Mediterranean): management implications under present and future climates 

      Mösso Aranda, César; Gracia García, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Sierra Pedrico, Juan Pablo; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2020-05)
      Article
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      Managing coastal lagoons, under present and particularly future climate scenarios, requires a robust and yet effective hydro-morphodynamic coupling. This is because the limited water depth and mouth width effectively ...
    • 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 García, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Rodríguez Allende, Andrés (2011)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 García, Vicente; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Rodríguez Allende, Andrés (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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. ...
    • 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)
      Article
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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 ...
    • Study of atmospheric forcing influence on harbour water renewal 

      Samper Garcia, Yaiza Julia; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Liste Muñoz, María; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Alsina Torrent, José María; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2023-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this study, we use observations and numerical simulations to investigate the effect of meteorological parameters such as wind and atmospheric pressure on harbour water exchanges. The modelled information is obtained ...
    • The SAMOA project: downscalling operational oceanography for improving Harbour operations 

      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 (European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      SAMOA is a revolution in the way solutions are provided to the Operational Oceanography needs of the Port Authorities. An integrated system, ultimately based on CMEMS data, has been developed. A total of 10 new high-resolution ...
    • Three-dimensional simulation of pollutant dispersion in coastal waters 

      Mestres Ridge, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2002-07-15)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Traditionally, the sea has been considered as the ultimate sink of most pollutions, due to its huge volume and assimilating capacities, and the coastal waters, because of their intermediate position between deep seas and ...
    • Use of a hydrodynamic model for the management of water renovation in a coastal system 

      Cerralbo Peñarroya, Pablo; Fernández-Pedrera Balsells, Marta; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Fernández Tejedor, Margarita; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Grifoll Colls, Manel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín (2019-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this contribution we investigate the hydrodynamic response in Alfacs Bay (Ebro Delta, NW Mediterranean Sea) to different anthropogenic modifications in freshwater flows and inner bay–open sea connections. The fresh water ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Water exchanges in Mediterranean microtidal harbours 

      Samper Garcia, Yaiza Julia; Liste Muñoz, María; Mestres Ridge, Marc; Espino Infantes, Manuel; Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín; Sospedra Iglesias, Joaquim; González Marco, Daniel; Ruiz Gil de la Serna, María Isabel; Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique (2022-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      Mediterranean ports feature complex layouts and exert important environmental pressures in squeezed coastal zones. They experience mild meteo-oceanographic conditions during part of the year, leading to water velocities ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...