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    • Análisis de la variación de nivel del mar y corrientes superficiales en el archipiélago de las Perlas (Panamá) 

      López Millán, Marilyn Yahira (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Este trabajo de fin de máster analiza los datos hidrodinámicos adquiridos durante la tercera campaña en el Archipiélago de las Perlas (República de Panamá). Dicha campaña ha estado apoyada por el Centro de Cooperación al ...
    • Análisis del impacto de la subida del nivel del mar sobre la operatividad de los puertos de las Islas Baleares y medidas de adaptación 

      Torres Ribas, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Una de les principals conseqüències del canvi climàtic és la pujada del nivell de la mar causada pel desglaç de les zones polars. Aquesta pujada del nivell de la mar provocarà que moltes de les infraestructures dels ports ...
    • Computation of azimuthal waves and their stability in thermal convection in rotating spherical shells with application to the study of a double-Hopf bifurcation 

      Sánchez Umbría, Juan; García González, Fernando; Net Marcé, Marta (2013-03-22)
      Article
      Open Access
      A methodology to compute azimuthal waves, appearing in thermal convection of a pure fluid contained in a rotating spherical shell, and to study their stability is presented. It is based on continuation, Newton-Krylov, and ...
    • Design and development of a kinetic energy harvester device for oceanic drifter applications 

      Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Carbonell Ventura, Montserrat; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Río Fernández, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      A novel electronic energy harvester (EH) has been developed for oceanic undrogued drifter applications. First, spherical body motion simulation has been performed at sea environment in Orcaflex. Results help to understand ...
    • Effect of the current-wave angle on the local scour around circular piles 

      Torre Rodríguez, Óscar de la; Hann, Martyn; Miles, Jon; Stripling, Stuart; Greaves, Deborah (2022-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper studies the effect of the wave front-current angle on the scour around a circular pile. An experimental study was carried out in the Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport (COAST) laboratory at the University of ...
    • Estimation of Significant Wave Height using the features of cygnss Delay Doppler Map 

      Bu, Jinwei; Hyuk, Park; Yu, Kegen; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Significant Wave Height (SWH) is a key parameter to characterize waves, which is typically used in sea state monitoring such as wave forecast to ensure ocean navigation safety. Satellite radar altimeter is probably the ...
    • Estudio de la viabilidad de la energía undimotriz y de las corrientes marinas en Cataluña 

      Castellà Puigdevall, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este proyecto pretende informar al lector sobre las fuentes de energía renovable contenidas en los océanos y su posible aplicación en la zona de catalunya, con énfasis en la energía undimotriz y la energía de las corrientes. ...
    • Estudio hidrodinámico de la mar en la isla de Saboga 

      Martínez Parera, Andreu; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Centre de Cooperació per al Desenvolupament (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá
    • Formació de corrents de retorn a la platja de Castelldefels, Barcelona. 

      Sánchez, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-05-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Les platges, divisió entre el medi marí i el medi terrestre, són el resultat de l'equilibri entre la naturalesa i la pressió urbanística. Aquesta darrera, juntament amb l'augment del nivell mig del mar són els factors ...
    • Generation WAVY: a new breed of surface drifters for all ocean domains 

      da Silva, António Jorge; Sousa, Alexandre; Pedrera, Félix; Río Fernández, Joaquín del; Pinto, José P.; Oliveira, M.; Gonçalves, Pedro; de Saint Léger, Philippe; Chumbinho, Rogério (Instituto Hidrográfico, 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      A new family of multi-purpose, multi-sensor, small sized, easy-to-handle, low-cost, spherical surface drifters is about to appear in the market, with its first three models. The WAVY Ocean is a current, wave and near-surface ...
    • El gran cinturón transportador 

      Ballester Vera, Dafne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-05-19)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • Modelling secondary circulations in stratified bi-directional flows: a potential mechanism for flux transfer from lower to upper fluid layers 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Berntsen, Jarle; Cuthbertson, Alan (Elsevier, 2023-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Results are presented for new laboratory-scale numerical simulations of bi-directional stratified flows generated within an idealized trapezoidal sill-channel topography, focussing on the lateral (or secondary) flow structure ...
    • MODEX: Laboratory experiment exploring sediment spreading of a mound under waves and currents 

      de Schipper, Matthieu; Hopkins, Julia; Wengrove, Meagan E.; Saxoni, Ioanna; Kleinhans Maarten, G.; Senechal, Nadia; Castelle, Bruno; Ribas Prats, Francesca; Ruessink, Gerben; Murphy, Brendan; McLelland, Stuart J. (World Scientific, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The dispersal of sand from submerged mounds in the nearshore is driven by the interplay of processes such as converging and recirculating flows, changing roughness, bed slope effects and wave focusing/refraction. ...
    • Numerical experiments of uni- and bi-directional exchange flows in a rotating trapezoidal sill-channel 

      Grifoll Colls, Manel; Cuthbertson, Alan; Berntsen, Jarle; De Falco, Maria Chiara; Aducce, Claudia (2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Results are presented for new laboratory-scale numerical simulations of uni- and bi-directional stratified flows generated within an idealized trapezoidal channel topography, as representative of net-barotropic exchange ...
    • On the influence of the current feedback to the atmosphere on the Western Mediterranean sea dynamics 

      Renault, Lionel; Arsouze, Thomas; Ballabrera-Poy, Joaquim (Wiley, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      The ocean Current FeedBack to the atmosphere (CFB) has been shown to be an unambiguous physical process to achieve proper equilibrium in the Ocean. However, its effects on the Western Mediterranean Sea (WMS) are not known. ...
    • PAU instrument aboard INTA MicroSat-1: flight model tests 

      Alonso González, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Alcayde Egea, Antonio; Chavero, Sergio; Martinez, Pedro; Crespo, Luis; Angulo, Manuel; Rius, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This work presents the PAU instrument aboard the satellite INTA MicroSAT-1. The PAU instrument is a combination of a Radiometer and a GNSS Reflectometer designed to study the relationship GNSS-R observables (Delay Doppler ...
    • PAU instrument aboard INTA MicroSAT-1: initial results of the FM model from an airborne experiment 

      Alonso Arroyo, Alberto; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pascual Biosca, Daniel; Hyuk, Park; Alcayde Egea, Antonio; Chavero, Sergio; Martinez, Pedro; Crespo, Luis; Angulo, Manuel; Rius, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This work presents the PAU instrument aboard the satellite INTA MicroSAT-1. The PAU instrument is a combination of a Radiometer and a GNSS Reflectometer designed to study the relationship GNSS-R observables (Delay Doppler ...
    • Performance of WAVY ocean Lagrangian drifters for surface characterization of ocean dynamic structures 

      Toma, Daniel; Carandell Widmer, Matias; Río Fernández, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-10-05)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Low-cost drifters can measure ocean surface waves thanks to global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs) and new motion-sensor packages. Drifting along or across current gradients allows for unique in-situ wave–current ...
    • Study of fine-scale dynamics in the Balearic Sea through high-resolution observations and SWOT satellite data 

      Verger Miralles, Elisabet; Mourre, Baptiste; Barceló Llull, Bàrbara; Casas Pérez, Benjamín; Combes, Vincent; Cutolo, Eugenio; Díaz Barroso, Lara; Lizarán Esperilla, Irene; Gómez Navarro, Laura; Reyes Reyes, Emma; Rodríguez Tarry, Daniel; Zarokanellos, Nikolaos; Pascual Ascaso, Ananda (SARTI, 2024)
      Article
      Open Access
      The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite mission was launched in December 2022 by NASA/CNES and is considered a major breakthrough in ocean observation from space. It is expected to measure the elevation of ...
    • The biogeochemical structure of Southern Ocean mesoscale eddies 

      Patel, Ramkrushnbhai S.; Llort, Joan; Strutton, Peter G.; Phillips, Helen E.; Moreau, Sebastien; Conde Pardo, Paula; Lenton, Andrew (Wiley, 2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Mesoscale eddies play a key role in modulating physical and biogeochemical properties across the global ocean. They also play a central role in cross‐frontal transport of heat, freshwater, and carbon, especially in the ...