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  • A new nonlinear compliant mechanism for harvesting energy from ocean waves 

    Liang, Haitong; Carandell Widmer, Matias; Olszewski, Oskar Z.; Hao, Guangbo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Traditonal linear oscillators, such as cantilevers or pendulums, are only sensitive to specific resonant frequencies. They have then very narrow frequency bandwidths when harvesting energy from ocean waves. In order to ...
  • MELOA Catalogue and GeoPortal: A modern approach for open access and visualization of in situ drifter data 

    Pedrera, Félix; Andrade, João; Matos, João; Martínez Padró, Enoc; Rojas, José Joaquín; Gonçalves, Pedro; Lucas, Marc; Esteves, Rita; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Chumbinho, Rogério (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The MELOA H2020 project proposes to develop a low-cost, easy-to-handle, wave resilient, multi-purpose, multi-sensor, extra light surface drifter for use in all water environments: The WAVY drifters. The data products ...
  • MELOA catalogue, geoportal and data services: a modern approach for a marine in-situ measurements spatial data infrastructure and data services 

    Pedrera, Félix; Andrade, João; Matos, João; Martínez Padró, Enoc; Rocha, Artur; Rojas, José Joaquín; Gonçalves, Pedro; Lucas, Marc; Esteves, Rita; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Chumbinho, Rogério (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The MELOA project (https://www.ec-meloa.eu/) proposes to develop a low-cost, easy-to-handle, wave resilient, multi-purpose, multi-sensor, extra light surface drifter for use in all water environments, ranging from deep-sea ...
  • In-situ real-time underwater noise dataflow: from OBSEA to EMODnet 

    Martínez Padró, Enoc; Toma, Daniel; Novellino, Antonio; Alba, Marco; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • MINKE’s transnational and virtual access 

    Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Ntoumas, Manolis; Piera, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    MINKE (Metrology for Integrated marine maNagement and Knowledge-transfer nEtwork) is an european project funded under Call H2020-INFRAIA-2018-2020 and Topic INFRAIA-02-2020 Research and Innovation action. MINKE project ...
  • Contributions to the pendulum-type wave energy converter system for oceanic drifter applications 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Lagrangian Drifters are autonomous floating passive devices that provide oceanographic surface data. They are low-cost, versatile and easy-deployable marine instrumentation used in climate research. One of the main challenges ...
  • Nonlinear dynamic analysis of pendulum-type Wave Energy Converter for low-power marine monitoring applications 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Alevras, Panagiotis; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Barjau Condomines, Ana (European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A model for a double pendulum Wave Energy Converter (WEC) for drifter applications has been developed and validated. The WEC is composed by an articulated arm, a gear train, a flywheel, a one-way bearing and a DC generator. ...
  • Miniaturised bidirectional acoustic tag to enhance marine animal tracking studies 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Corregidor, Daniel; López Navarro, Juan Manuel; Martínez Padró, Enoc; Navarro, Joan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Acoustic underwater tags are key devices to study marine animals and comprehend their patterns, which provide essential behavioural information for applying new conservation policies. At present, all the acoustic tags have ...
  • Analysis and initial design of bidirectional acoustic tag modulation schemes and communication protocol 

    Corregidor, Daniel; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; López Navarro, Juan Manuel; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Navarro, Joan; De Arcas Castro, Guillermo (2021)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Acoustic underwater tags are key devices to study marine animals and obtain information regarding their behaviour. This information is essential to increase our knowledge of oceanic species and implement efficient conservation ...
  • Real-time wave monitoring on coastal areas using LPWAN-based embedded systems 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Artero Delgado, Carola; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2021)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    A new embedded system is presented for real-time wave monitoring on coastal areas using SigFox communication. SigFox is a Low-Power Wide-Area Network technology that has been rarely used in coastal marine monitoring. The ...
  • Dynamic analysis of a pendulum-type wave energy converter for oceanic drifters by means of a 4 DoF model 

    Ortiz de Haro, Joan; Carandell Widmer, Matias; Barjau Condomines, Ana (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A 4 DoF analytical model for a drifter with an embedded simple pendulum with energy harvesting purposes have been developed. The Lagrange equations have been used to obtain the motion model while Morrison and Airy’s theorems ...
  • An interoperable architecture for in situ ocean noise monitoring 

    Martínez Padró, Enoc; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Toma, Daniel; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Anthropogenic noise in the oceans has been significantly raising in the past decades due to an increment of human activities, adversely affecting the marine habitat. In order to assess and limit this impact, the long -term ...

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