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    • A Comparison of autonomous vehicle navigation simulators under regulatory and reinforcement learning constraints 

      Cabañeros, Alex; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (IOS Press, 2019)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The transition from conventional vehicles to autonomous vehicles is regulated thorough ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) functionalities. The combination of different ADAS functions allows vehicles navigate on a ...
    • Aerobatic parabolic flights in Barcelona : review of research and educational activities 

      Pérez Poch, Antoni; Ventura González, Daniel (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present an innovative method of performing parabolic flights with aerobatic single-engine planes. A parabolic platform has been stablished in Sabadell Airport (Barcelona, Spain) to provide an infraestructure ready to ...
    • Air-Sea interaction over the Gulf Stream in an ensemble of HighResMIP present climate simulations 

      Bellucci, Alessio; Athanasiadis, Panos J.; Scoccimarro, Enrico; Ruggieri, Paolo; Gualdi, Silvio; Fedele, Giusy; Haarsma, Reindert J.; García Serrano, Javier; Castrillo, Miguel; Putrahasan, D.; Sanchez-Gomez, Emilia; Moine, Marie-Pierre; Roberts, Christopher D.; Roberts, Michael J.; Seddon, J; Vidale, Pier Luigi (Springer Link, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      A dominant paradigm for mid-latitude air-sea interaction identifies the synoptic-scale atmospheric “noise” as the main driver for the observed ocean surface variability. While this conceptual model successfully holds over ...
    • An anatomy of Arctic sea ice forecast biases in the seasonal prediction system with EC-Earth 

      Cruz-García, Rubén; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Guemas, Virginie; Acosta Navarro, Juan Camilo; Massonnet, François; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco (Springer Link, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      The quality of initial conditions (ICs) in climate predictions controls the level of skill. Both the use of the latest high-quality observations and of the most efficient assimilation method are of paramount importance. ...
    • Analytic Stability Maps of Unknown Exoplanet Companions for Imaging Prioritization 

      Gascón Álvarez, Carlos; Savransky, Dmitry; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2020-08)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Identifying which systems are more likely to host an imageable planet can play an important role in the construction of an optimized target list for future direct imaging missions, such as the planned Coronagraph Instrument ...
    • Atlantic multidecadal variability and North Atlantic jet: a multimodel view from the Decadal Climate rediction Project 

      Ruggieri, Paolo; Bellucci, Alessio; Nicolí, Dario; Ruprich-Robert, Yohan; Wild, Simon (American Meteorological Society, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      The influence of the Atlantic multidecadal variability (AMV) on the North Atlantic storm track and eddy-driven jet in the winter season is assessed via a coordinated analysis of idealized simulations with state-of-the-art ...
    • CMIP6 Historical Simulations (1850–2014) With GISS‐E2.1 

      Miller, Ron L.; Schmidt, Gavin A.; Nazarenko, Larissa S.; Bauer, Susanne E.; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (Wiley, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Simulations of the CMIP6 historical period 1850–2014, characterized by the emergence of anthropogenic climate drivers like greenhouse gases, are presented for different configurations of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space ...
    • Combining Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations for enhanced binding free energy estimation through Markov State models 

      Gilabert, Joan F.; Gracia Carmona, Oriol; Hogner, Anders; Guallar, Victor (American Chemical Society, 2020)
      Article
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      We present a multistep protocol, combining Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics simulations, for the estimation of absolute binding free energies, one of the most significant challenges in computer-aided drug design. The ...
    • Comparación de dos programas CAD mediante el diseño y simulación de un sistema de transmisión 

      Rodríguez Martín, Salvador (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-17)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El presente documento recoge los conceptos teóricos, los procedimientos seguidos y los resultados obtenidos en la realización del trabajo sobre la comparación de dos programas CAD: SolidWorks y CATIA V5. Para ello, se ha ...
    • Deep mixed ocean volume in the Labrador Sea in HighResMIP models 

      Koenigk, Torben; Fuentes-Franco, Ramon; Meccia, Virna L.; Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Arsouze, Thomas (Springer, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Simulations from seven global coupled climate models performed at high and standard resolution as part of the high resolution model intercomparison project (HighResMIP) are analyzed to study deep ocean mixing in the Labrador ...
    • Drivers and impacts of the most extreme marine heatwaves events 

      Sen Gupta, Alex; Thomsen, Mads; Benthuysen, Jessica A.; Hobday, Alistair J.; Oliver, Eric; Alexander, Lisa V.; Burrows, Michael T.; Donat, Markus; Feng, Ming; Holbrook, Neil J.; Perkins-Kirkpatrick, Sarah; Moore, Pippa J.; Rodrigues, Regina R.; Scannell, Hillary A.; Taschetto, Andréa S.; Ummenhofer, Caroline C.; Wernberg, Thomas; Smale, Dan A. (Springer Nature, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      Prolonged high-temperature extreme events in the ocean, marine heatwaves, can have severe and long-lasting impacts on marine ecosystems, fisheries and associated services. This study applies a marine heatwave framework to ...
    • Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) v2.0 – an extended set of large-scale diagnostics for quasi-operational and comprehensive evaluation of Earth system models in CMIP 

      Eyring, Veronika; Bock, Lisa; Lauer, Axel; Righi, Mattia; Schlund, Manuel; Andela, Bouwe; Arnone, Enrico; Bellprat, Omar; Brötz, Björn; Caron, Louis-Philippe; Carvalhais, Nuno; Cionni, Irene; Cortesi, Nicola; Crezee, Bas; Davin, Edouard L.; Davini, Paolo; Debeire, Kevin; Mora, Lee, de; Deser, Clara; Docquier, David; Earnshaw, Paul; Ehbrecht, Carsten; Gier, Bettina K.; Gonzalez-Reviriego, Nube; Goodman, Paul; Hagemann, Stefan; Hardiman, Steven; Hassler, Birgit; Hunter, Alasdair; Kadow, Christopher; Kindermann, Stephan; Koirala, Sujan; Koldunov, Nikolay; Lejeune, Quentin; Lembo, Valerio; Lovato, Tomas; Lucarini, Valerio; Massonnet, François; Müller, Benjamin; Pandde, Amarjiit; Pérez-Zanón, Núria; Phillips, Adam; Predoi, Valeriu; Russell, Joellen; Sellar, Alistair; Serva, Federico; Stacke, Tobias; Swaminathan, Ranjini; Torralba, Verónica; Vegas-Regidor, Javier; Hardenberg, Jost, von; Weigel, Katja; Zimmermann, Klaus (Copernicus Publications, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      The Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool) is a community diagnostics and performance metrics tool designed to improve comprehensive and routine evaluation of Earth system models (ESMs) participating in the Coupled ...
    • El Niño teleconnection to the Euro-Mediterranean late-winter: the role of extratropical Pacific modulation 

      Benassi, Marianna; Conti, Giovanni; Gualdi, Silvio; Ruggieri, Paolo; Materia, Stefano; García Serrano, Javier; Palmeiro, Froila M.; Batté, Lauriane; Ardilouze, Constantin (Springer, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) represents the major driver of interannual climate variability at global scale. Observational and model-based studies have fostered a long-standing debate on the shape and intensity of ...
    • Estudio fluidodinámico de un minicanal utilizando OpenFOAM 

      Fernández González José Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
    • GISS‐E2.1: Configurations and Climatology 

      Kelley, Maxwell; Schmidt, Gavin A.; Nazarenko, Larissa S.; Bauer, Susanne E.; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (Wiley, 2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper describes the GISS‐E2.1 contribution to the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project, Phase 6 (CMIP6). This model version differs from the predecessor model (GISS‐E2) chiefly due to parameterization improvements ...
    • High performance computing simulation of planetary atmospheres 

      Moya Acosta, Leonardo Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The current software for planetary atmosphere simulations, at the moment of writing this thesis, is limited to a Shallow-Water mono-layer model. This document presents the multi-layer model in isopycnical coordinates with ...
    • Impact of ocean heat transport on the Arctic sea-ice decline: a model study with EC-Earth3 

      Docquier, David; Koenigk, Torben; Fuentes-Franco, Ramon; Pasha Karami, Mehdi; Ruprich-Robert, Yohan (Springer Link, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      The recent increase in Atlantic and Pacific ocean heat transports has led to a decrease in Arctic sea-ice area and volume. As the respective contributions from both oceans in driving sea-ice loss is still uncertain, our ...
    • Labrador Sea subsurface density as a precursor of multidecadal variability in the North Atlantic: a multi-model study 

      Ortega Montilla, Pablo; Robson, Jon I.; Menary, Matthew; Sutton, Rowan T.; Blaker, Adam; Germe, Agathe; Hirschi, Jöel J.-M.; Sinha, Bablu; Hermanson, Leon; Yeager, Stephen (Copernicus Publications, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      The subpolar North Atlantic (SPNA) is a region with prominent decadal variability that has experienced remarkable warming and cooling trends in the last few decades. These observed trends have been preceded by slow-paced ...
    • Modelling of a multi-lane road for the simulation of autonomous vehicles and heterogenous fleet of vehicles 

      Vilaró Antunes Dos Santos, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-03)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The aim of this project is the simulation of a European highway (asymmetric highway), using Matlab and Simulink software.A typical freeway section consisting of Béziercurves will be designed, forming a set composed by a ...
    • Multi-model assessment of the late-winter extra-tropical response to El Niño and La Niña 

      Mezzina, Bianca; García-Serrano, Javier; Bladé, Ileana; Palmeiro, Froila M.; Batté, Lauriane; Ardilouze, Constantin; Benassi, Marianna; Gualdi, Silvio (Springer, 2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is known to affect the Northern Hemisphere tropospheric circulation in late-winter (January–March), but whether El Niño and La Niña lead to symmetric impacts and with the same underlying ...