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Welcome to ICM !. Marine Biology and Oceanography. Renewable Marine Resources. Physical Oceanography. Marine Geology. 84 members. 44 members. 4 departments. 26 members. 17 members. Physical Oceanography Department at ICM. 26 members: 6 Researchers from Staff - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Welcome to ICM !

  • 4 departments84 members 44 members 17 members26 members

  • 26 members: 6 Researchers from Staff8 Researchers under contract and post-docs8 PhD students 4 Technicians and support peopleResearch lines: circulation in the western Mediterranean sea Eastern North Atlantic dynamics

    oceanographic instrumentation data acquisition and processing

    theoretical work in geophysical fluid dynamics mesoscale vortex dynamics, from model & data

    multifractal analysis of satellite oceanic images

    retrieval algorithms to evaluate salinity from space large scale numerical modelling and data assimilation

    operational oceanographyHead: E. Garca-Ladona

  • Isern-Fontanet et al., JPO 2006

  • Turiel et al., Phys. Rev. Letters, 2005

  • PI: J.L. Pelegri

  • PI: A. Viudez

  • D+T Activities: Design and test of Lagrangian drifters to measure SSS. Development and validation of algorithms for Level-3 and Level-4 products. SMOS Barcelona Expert Center (BEC)

  • Program:19 h: Welcome and introduction by J.M. Fernndez de Labastida, CSIC Vicepresident for Scientific and Technical Research, and Xavier Gil, UPC Vicerector for Research and Innovation+ Short interventions by Jorge Lomba, CDTI Director of ESA Programs, Victor Reglero, Manager of Spanish National Program on Space, Achim Hahne, SMOS Project Manager, and Susanne Mecklenburg, SMOS Mission Manager

    19:30 - 20:30 h: Cocktail and visit of SMOS-BEC facilities The SMOS Barcelona Expert Center (BEC) will be inaugurated today at 19 h, you are all invited !

    Department of Marine Biology and Oceanography: basic research on all aspects of planktonic and benthic marine ecology. 84 peopleDepartment of Renewable Marine Resources; 44 people; study of marine organisms (fishes, shells, cefalopods, molluscs), naturals and from a controlled production. Factors impacting the life cycle.Department of Marine Geology: sediment processes on the continental margin, over the shelf, at the coast, shelf ocean transfer; 17 peopleDepartment of Physical Oceanography; 26 people

    Multifractal or multiaffine analysis is a promising new branch of methods in nonlinear physics for the study of turbulent flows and turbulentlike systems.Spontaneous generation of inertia gravity-waves.Ageostrophic motions