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Copernicus Evolution and Aplications with Sentinel Enhancements and Land Effluents for Shores and Seas

Livrables

Verification framework with documented performance/error for models/observations

Logical structure and good practice criteria for improved model performance at coastal scales with emphasis on the added value for Copernicus.

Informed set of coastal products with application limits and operational requests as a function of coastal typology

Collection of the prepared coastal products with a critical analysis showing their application limits as a function of the dominant processes and user requirements for the considered cases, with emphasis on their suitability for integration into a future Copernicus service architecture.

Updated project forms with yearly summary and calendar page (b)

Yearly updated project summary forms, providing a dynamic view of the project development together with an electronic CEASELESS calendar incorporating notable images from the project.

Critical analysis of coastal resource forecasting (and assessment products) for integration into CMEMS/selected users protocols

Critical analysis of the performance of renewable energy and aquaculture design/management assessments from the derived met-ocean products, with emphasis on their added value and suitability for a future coastal Copernicus.

Improved sea-surface boundary layer parameterizations for coastal phenomena

Critical analysis of the improved sea surface boundary layer parameterizations for different meteo-oceanographic and geometric conditions, addressing explicitly slanting and limited fetch, air water thermal stability and other local phenomena.

Validated Sentinel fields for the set of met-ocean variables considered

Multi-variable validated set of hydrodynamic Sentinel images incorporating the effect of updating the domain bathymetry from Sentinel-2/3.

Updated project forms with yearly summary and calendar page (a)

Yearly updated project summary forms, providing a dynamic view of the project development together with an electronic CEASELESS calendar incorporating notable images from the project.

Framework to combine Sentinel-1/2/3 products with numerical fields/in-situ data.

Logical structure and practical recommendations to combine in a synergetic manner satellite products, numerical predictions and in situ data for the selected applications and the considered study sites.

Impact from bathymetric and boundary updating in a potential CMEMS extension

Critical analysis of the numerical met-ocean fields to illustrate the effects of updating bathymetry and geometry in terms of the resulting hydrodynamic fields.

Multiple data/variable assimilation as a function of grid and scale

Report on the capabilities of the proposed assimilation schemes, with emphasis on unstructured grids and anisotropic error covariance matrices, for the selected study cases.

Framework for coastal system memory assessment

Logical structure and good practice criteria for assimilation considering the involved scales and domain dimensions, with emphasis on the system memory for the various physical processes involved.

White paper analysing the operational feasibility of the proposed service within Copernicus (CMEMS and Copernicus Climate Change Service)

The “White Paper” will analyse the implementation of the project coastal products into a future evolution of Copernicus, paying special attention to calendar and cost-benefit aspects. It will be addressed to CMEMS providers and potentially interested stakeholders.

New Sentinel hydro-morpho-dynamic coastal products

Report demonstrating the suitability of the improved Sentinel products from the scheduled deliverables and for the applications selected in the project and the considered study sites, as a proof of concept for an eventual ingestion into CMEMS.

Critical analysis of coastal risk forecasting for integration into CMEMS/selected users protocols

Critical analysis of the performance of flooding and search/rescue coastal services to assess their suitability and added value for a future coastal Copernicus.

Updated project forms with yearly summary and calendar page (c)

Yearly updated project summary forms, providing a dynamic view of the project development together with an electronic CEASELESS calendar incorporating notable images from the project.

Error generation/limitation (satellite/numerical/in-situ data) for CMEMS candidate applications

Report on the performance of the synergetic combination of satellite, numerical and in situ results as a function of dominant process and domain characteristics.

Fact sheet summarizing the benefits of the proposed coastal extension within Copernicus (CMEMS and Copernicus Climate Change Service)

The final factsheet will summarize the innovation represented by the proposed coastal products, illustrating the benefits of such an extension within Copernicus (CMEMS and Climate Change Service) for interested users and stakeholders.

Critical analysis of coastal routing/harbour exploitation forecasts for integration into CMEMS/ selected users protocols

Critical analysis of the performance and added value of a coastal met-ocean high resolution forecast for ship routing and harbour operations with emphasis on their suitability and added value for a future coastal Copernicus.

Assimilation impact as function of variable/domain/discretization/data

Critical review of the achieved benefits from the performed assimilations, addressing satellite and in situ data for the considered study sites and applications.

Proof-of-concept for integration of products into CMEMS with good practice criteria for a coastal service

Critical assessment and recommendations on the efficient introduction of CEASELESS products and end users criteria and requirements as a proof of concept for a motivated development of a future Copernicus coastal service.

Collection (increased dynamically and completed after year 2) of Sentinel-1/2/3 and in-situ data for the considered study cases

Set of satellite images, covering years 1 and 2 of the project for the studied sites and corresponding to Sentinel-1 (wind, wave spectra and radial velocities), Sentinel-2 (bathymetry and water quality) and Sentinel-3 (SRAL along track profiles including height, significant wave height and wind).

Structured set of coastal products as candidates for integration into CMEMS and into the working protocol of selected users

Collection of derived coastal products for the considered study sites and the main relevant applications with emphasis on their suitability for a future coastal service within Copernicus and with a critical assessment of their suitability for the actual needs of our users.

Project folder + leaflet and poster

Project folder with a poster and regularly updated leaflets to summarize the evolving project status and contents.

Project web page

CEASELESS web page featuring a news section, a dissemination section and a data exchange section linked to the project data base.

Publications

On the shape and likelihood of oceanic rogue waves

Auteurs: Alvise Benetazzo, Fabrice Ardhuin, Filippo Bergamasco, Luigi Cavaleri, Pedro Veras Guimarães, Michael Schwendeman, Mauro Sclavo, Jim Thomson, Andrea Torsello
Publié dans: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-07704-9

Sensitivity of a Mediterranean Tropical-Like Cyclone to Different Model Configurations and Coupling Strategies

Auteurs: Antonio Ricchi, Mario Miglietta, Francesco Barbariol, Alvise Benetazzo, Andrea Bergamasco, Davide Bonaldo, Claudio Cassardo, Francesco Falcieri, Giancarlo Modugno, Aniello Russo, Mauro Sclavo, Sandro Carniel
Publié dans: Atmosphere, Issue 8/6, 2017, Page(s) 92, ISSN 2073-4433
DOI: 10.3390/atmos8050092

Effect of a positive Sea Surface Temperature anomaly on a Mediterranean tornadic supercell

Auteurs: Mario Marcello Miglietta, Jordi Mazon, Vincenzo Motola, Antonello Pasini
Publié dans: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13170-0

On the impact of wind on the development of wave field during storm Britta

Auteurs: Xiaoli Guo Larsén, Jianting Du, Rodolfo Bolaños, Søren Larsen
Publié dans: Ocean Dynamics, Issue 67/11, 2017, Page(s) 1407-1427, ISSN 1616-7341
DOI: 10.1007/s10236-017-1100-1

Green measures for Mediterranean harbours under a changing climate

Auteurs: Joan Pau Sierra, Manuel García-León, Vicente Gracia, Agustín Sánchez-Arcilla
Publié dans: Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Maritime Engineering, 2017, Page(s) 1-12, ISSN 1741-7597
DOI: 10.1680/jmaen.2016.23

An atmosphere–wave regional coupled model: improving predictions of wave heights and surface winds in the southern North Sea

Auteurs: Kathrin Wahle, Joanna Staneva, Wolfgang Koch, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc, Ha T. M. Ho-Hagemann, Emil V. Stanev
Publié dans: Ocean Science, Issue 13/2, 2017, Page(s) 289-301, ISSN 1812-0792
DOI: 10.5194/os-13-289-2017

The Attenuation of Swell Waves by Rain

Auteurs: Luigi Cavaleri, Luciana Bertotti
Publié dans: Geophysical Research Letters, Issue 44/20, 2017, Page(s) 10,504-10,510, ISSN 0094-8276
DOI: 10.1002/2017gl075458

On the interaction between ocean surface waves and seamounts

Auteurs: Jeison Sosa, Luigi Cavaleri, Jesús Portilla-Yandún
Publié dans: Ocean Dynamics, Issue 67/12, 2017, Page(s) 1553-1565, ISSN 1616-7341
DOI: 10.1007/s10236-017-1107-7

Multivariate statistical modelling of future marine storms

Auteurs: J. Lin-Ye, M. García-León, V. Gràcia, M.I. Ortego, P. Lionello, A. Sánchez-Arcilla
Publié dans: Applied Ocean Research, Issue 65, 2017, Page(s) 192-205, ISSN 0141-1187
DOI: 10.1016/j.apor.2017.04.009

Wind storminess in the Adriatic Sea in a climate change scenario

Auteurs: Davide Bonaldo, Edoardo Bucchignani, Antonio Ricchi, Sandro Carniel
Publié dans: Acta Adriatica, Issue 58/2, 2017, Page(s) 195-208, ISSN 0001-5113

Framing Continental Shelf Waves in the southern Adriatic Sea, a further flushing factor beyond dense water cascading

Auteurs: Davide Bonaldo, Mirko Orlić, Sandro Carniel
Publié dans: Scientific Reports, Issue 8/1, 2018, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18853-2

Ensemble de données

Ebro Shelf Circulation (March-August 2014)

Auteurs: Ràfols, Laura
Publié dans: Zenodo

39 years of directional wave recorded data at the Acqua Alta oceanographic tower

Auteurs: Pomaro, Angela,Cavaleri, Luigi,Papa, Alvise,Lionello, Piero
Publié dans: Figshare