Curriculum Vitae

Aida Alvera Azcárate

1 Personal data

Born in Spain, 11 September 1977
Address:
GHER-AGO
Université de Liège
Allée du 6 Août, 17
Sart Tilman. 4000 Liège
e-mail: a.alvera (at) ulg.ac.be
Homepage: http://modb.oce.ulg.ac.be/Aida
Tel: +32 (0)4 366 3664
Fax: +32 (0)4 366 9729

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2 Academic data

3 Research Interests

4 Award

5 Editor

6 Organization of conferences

7 Peer Review Referee

8 Research projects

9 Teaching

10 Invited seminars and courses

11 Publications

[1]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, D. Sirjacobs, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Outlier detection in satellite data using spatial coherence. Remote Sensing of Environment, 119:84–91, 2012.

[2]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, C. Troupin, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Comparison between satellite and in situ sea surface temperature data in the Western Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Dynamics, 61:767–778, 2011. doi: 10.1007/s10236-011-0403-x. doi:10.1007/s10236-011-0403-x.

[3]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, R. H. Weisberg, J. J. Castañeda, L. Vandenbulcke, and J.-M. Beckers. Thermocline characterization in the Cariaco basin: a modelling study of the thermocline annual variation and its relation with winds and chlorophyll-a concentration. Continental Shelf Research, 31:73–84, 2011.

[4]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, F. Lenartz, and J.-M. Beckers. Data Interpolating Empirical Orthogonal Functions (DINEOF): a tool for geophysical data analyses. Mediterranean Marine Science, 12:5–11, 2011. Special Issue for the IMDIS 2008 conference.

[5]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Enhancing temporal correlations in EOF expansions for the reconstruction of missing data using DINEOF. Ocean Science, 5:475–485, 2009.

[6]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and R. H. Weisberg. A nested model of the Cariaco Basin (Venezuela): description of the basin interior hydrography and interactions with the open ocean. Ocean Dynamics, 59:97–120, 2009. doi: 10.1007/ s10236-008-0169-y. doi:10.1007/s10236-008-0169-y.

[7]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and R. H. Weisberg. The surface circulation of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico as inferred from satellite altimetry. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39:640–657, 2009. doi: 10.1175/2008JPO3765.1.

[8]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, J.-M. Beckers, and R. H. Weisberg. Multivariate reconstruction of missing data in sea surface temperature, chlorophyll and wind satellite fields. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112:C03008, 2007. doi:10.1029/2006JC003660.

[9]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallègue, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Forecast Verification of a 3D model of the Ligurian Sea. The use of Discrete Wavelet Transforms and EOFs in the Skill Assessment of Spatial Forecasts. Journal of Marine Systems., 65:460–483, 2006. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.09.015.

[10]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of incomplete oceanographic data sets using Empirical Orthogonal Functions. Application to the Adriatic Sea surface temperature. Ocean Modelling., 9:325–346, 2005. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2004.08.001. doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2004.08.001.

[11]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. G. Ferreira, and J. P. Nunes. Modelling eutrophication in mesotidal and macrotidal estuaries. The role of intertidal seaweeds. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 57:715–724, 2003.

[12]     A. Barth, J.-M. Beckers, C. Troupin, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and L. Vandenbulcke. divand-1.0: n-dimensional variational data analysis for ocean observations. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 6(3):4009–4051, 2013. doi: 10.5194/gmdd-6-4009-2013. URL http://www.geosci-model-dev-discuss.net/6/4009/2013/.

[13]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, and J. Staneva. Correcting surface winds by assimilating High-Frequency Radar surface currents in the German Bight. Ocean Dynamics, 61(5):599–610, 2011. doi: 10.1007/s10236-010-0369-0. doi:10.1007/s10236-010-0369-0.

[14]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, C. Troupin, M. Ouberdous, and J.-M. Beckers. A web interface for griding arbitrarily distributed in situ data based on Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis (Diva). Advances in Geosciences, 28:29–37, 2010.

[15]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. Staneva, A. Port, K.-W. Gurgel, J.-M. Beckers, and E. Stanev. Ensemble smoother for optimizing tidal boundary conditions by assimilation of High-Frequency Radar surface currents. Application to the German Bight. Ocean Science, 6:161–178, 2010.

[16]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, R. H. Weisberg, L. Vandenbulcke, F. Lenartz, and M. Rixen. Dynamically constrained ensemble perturbations - application to tides on the West Florida Shelf. Ocean Science, 5(3):259–270, 2009.

[17]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. Assimilation of High-Frequency Radar Currents in a Nested Model of the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113:C08033, 2008. doi: 10.1029/2007JC004585.

[18]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. A Nested Model Study of the Loop Current Generated Variability and its Impact on the West Florida Shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113:C05009, 2008. doi: 10.1029/2007JC004492. doi:10.1029/2007JC004492.

[19]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. Benefit of nesting a regional model into a large-scale ocean model instead of climatology. Application to the West Florida Shelf. Continental Shelf Research, 28:561–573, 2008. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2007.11. 004. 10.1016/j.csr.2007.11.004.

[20]     A. Barth, J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. Filtering inertia-gravity waves from the initial conditions of the linear shallow water equations. Ocean Modelling, 19:204–218, 2007. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2007.06.007.

[21]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, M. Rixen, and L. Vandenbulcke. Multigrid state vector for data assimilation in a two-way nested model of the Ligurian Sea. Journal of Marine Systems, 65:41–59, 2007. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2005.07.006.

[22]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, and M. Rixen. Coupling a two-way nested primitive equation model and a statistical SST predictor of the Ligurian Sea via data assimilation. Ocean Modelling, 13:255–270, 2006. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod. 2006.02.003.

[23]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, M Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Two-way nested model of mesoscale circulation features in the Ligurian Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 66:171–189, 2005. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.017.

[24]     J.-M. Beckers, A. Barth, C. Troupin, and A. Alvera-Azcárate. Approximate and efficient methods to assess error fields in spatial gridding with Diva (Data Interpolating Variational Analysis). Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 2013.

[25]     J.-M. Beckers, A. Barth, and A. Alvera-Azcárate. DINEOF reconstruction of clouded images including error maps. Application to the Sea Surface Temperature around Corsican Island. Ocean Science, 2(2):183–199, 2006.

[26]     U. Ganzedo, O. Erdaide, A. Trujillo-Santana, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and J.J. Castro. Reconstruction of spatiotemporal capture data by means of orthogonal functions: the case of skipjack tuna (katsuwonus pelamis) in the central-east atlantic. Scientia Marina, 2013. In press.

[27]     U. Ganzedo, A. Alvera-Azcárate, G. Esnaola, A. Ezcurra, and J. Sáenz. Reconstruction of Sea Surface Temperature by means of DINEOF. A case study during the fishing season in the Bay of Biscay. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32 (4):933–950, 2011.

[28]     J. A. Herrera-Melián, J. M. Dona-Rodriguez, E. Tello Rendón, A. Soler Vila, M. Brunet Quetglas, A. Alvera Azcárate, and L. Pascual Pariente. Solar photocatalytic destruction of p-nitrophenol: A pedagogical use of lab wastes. Journal of Chemical Education, 78(6):775, 2001.

[29]     B. Nechad, A. Alvera-Azcárate, K. Ruddick, and N. Greenwood. Reconstruction of MODIS total suspended matter time series maps by DINEOF and validation with autonomous platform data. Ocean Dynamics, 61(8):1205–1214, 2011. doi:10.1007/s10236-011-0425-4.

[30]     C. Raick, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, J.-M. Brankart, K. Soetaert, and M. Grégoire. Application of a SEEK filter to a 1d biogeochemical model of the Ligurian sea: twin experiments and real in situ data assimilation. Journal of Marine Systems, 65:561–583, 2007.

[31]     J. Richir, N. Luy, G. Lepoint, E. Rozet, A. Alvera Azcarate, and S. Gobert. Experimental in situ exposure of the seagrass posidonia oceanica (l.) delile to 15 trace elements. Aquatic Toxicology, 140-141:157–173, 2013.

[32]     D. Sirjacobs, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, G. Lacroix, Y. Park, B. Nechad, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Cloud filling of ocean color and sea surface temperature remote sensing products over the southern north sea by the data interpolating empirical orthogonal functions methodology. Journal of Sea Research, 65(1):114–130, 2011.

[33]     C. Troupin, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, M. Ouberdous, J.-M. Brankart, P. Brasseur, M. Rixen, A. Alvera-Azcárate, M. Belounis, A. Capet, F. Lenartz, M.-E. Toussaint, and J.-M. Beckers. Generation of analysis and consistent error fields using the data interpolating variational analysis (diva). Ocean Modelling, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.05.002. URL http://hdl.handle.net/2268/125731.

[34]     L. Vandenbulcke, A. Barth, M. Rixen, A. Alvera-Azcárate, Z. Ben Bouallegue, and J.-M. Beckers. Study of the combined effects of data assimilation and grid nesting in ocean models. Application to the Gulf of Lions. Ocean Science, 2(2):213–222, 2006.

[35]     L. Vandenbulcke, M. Rixen, J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and A. Barth. An analysis of the error space of a high-resolution implementation of the GHER hydrodynamic model in the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Modelling, 24(1-2):46–64, 2008.

[36]     R. H. Weisberg, A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and L. Zheng. A Coordinated Coastal Ocean Observing and Modeling System for the West Florida Continental Shelf. Harmful Algae, 8(4):585–597, 2009. doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2008.11.003.

12 Presentations

[1]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Q. Vanhellemont, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Derivation of high resolution TSM data by merging geostationary and polar-orbiting satellite data in the North Sea. ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, 2013.

[2]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Q. Vanhellemont, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Integration of Total Suspended Matter data from geostationary and polar-orbiting satellites over the North Sea using DINEOF. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 15. EGU General Assembly, 2013.

[3]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, G. Neukermans, A. Barth, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of Total Suspended Matter data over the North Sea using DINEOF: use of the Gaussian anamorphosis transformation. 44th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, 2012.

[4]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, C. Troupin, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. An EOF-based technique to compute merged high resolution sea surface temperature fields. 44th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, 2012.

[5]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. E. Toussaint, and J.-M. Beckers. HiSea: High resolution merged satellite sea surface temperature fields. Oudenburg, Belgium, 2011. Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO).

[6]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Satellite and in situ sea surface temperature comparison and merging in the Mediterranean Sea. European Space Agency, Frascati, Italy, 2011. Third International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Historical Marine Climate Data (MARCDAT-III).

[7]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Merging satellite and in situ sea surface temperature data using DINEOF. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 13. 7th EGU General Assembly, 2011.

[8]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, R. H. Weisberg, J. J. Castañeda, L. Vandenbulcke, and J.-M. Beckers. Cariaco basin dynamics: Study of the thermocline depth variability and its relation with open ocean conditions. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 2010. AGU Meeting of the Americas.

[9]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, C. Troupin, and J.-M. Beckers. Error assessment of sea surface temperature satellite data relative to in situ data: effect of spatial and temporal coverage. 42nd International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics, 2010.

[10]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, C. Troupin, and J.-M. Beckers. Comparison between in situ and satellite surface temperature in the Western Mediterranean Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 12. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2010.

[11]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of missing data in satellite and in situ data sets with DINEOF (Data Interpolating Empirical Orthogonal Functions). Edimburg, UK, 2010. IMSC.

[12]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Cloud-free satellite data for operational applications using dineof. Portland (Oregon), USA, 2010. Ocean Sciences.

[13]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of missing data in satellite data sets using DINEOF with constraints to reduce spurious high-frequency variations in the temporal EOFs. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[14]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and R. H. Weisberg. Surface circulation of the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico using 13 years of satellite altimetry data. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[15]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Using monovariate and multivariate EOFs to reconstruct missing data with DINEOF. In GODAE Final Symposium, 2008. 12-15 November 2008, Nice (France).

[16]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and R. H. Weisberg. Downscaling of the global HYCOM to the Cariaco basin (Venezuela) using ROMS. In GODAE Final Symposium, 2008. 12-15 November 2008, Nice (France).

[17]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. Thermocline characterization on modeled and observed temperature profiles: a technique for model error evaluation. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 10, 2008. Abstract EGU2008-A-03926, Viena (Austria) .

[18]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Data Interpolating Empirical Orthogonal Functions (DINEOF), a tool for geophysical data analyses. In International Marine Data and Information Systems, IMDIS, 2008. 31 March to 2 April 2008, Athens (Greece) .

[19]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, J. I. Virmani, and R. H. Weisberg. A Nested Model of the Cariaco Basin: Study of the Hydrography and Interactions with the Open Ocean. In Eos Trans. AGU, volume 88(52), 2007. Fall Meeting Supplement, San Francisco (USA), Abstract OS43C-03.

[20]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and R. H. Weisberg. A nested hydrodynamic model of the Cariaco Basin (Venezuela): study of the basin interactions with the Caribbean Sea. In Gordon Research Conference, 2007. Coastal Ocean Modeling. June 7-12, 2009. Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH (USA).

[21]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, J. I. Virmani, and R. H. Weisberg. IAS Mesoscale Surface Circulation Observed Through Satellite Altimetry and its Influence in a Small Scale, Coastal Domain, Studied with a ROMS Model of the Cariaco Basin. In Eos Trans. AGU, volume 88(23), 2007. Joint Assembly Supplement, Acapulco (Mexico), Abstract OS51D-04 .

[22]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, R. W. Helber, R. He, and R. H. Weisberg. Mapped fields of surface geostrophic currents based on altimetry, and fields of sea surface winds, cloud-free sea surface temperature and chlorophyll concentration using monovariate OI and a multivariate EOF technique. Honolulu (Hawaii), USA, 2006. Ocean Sciences.

[23]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, R. He, R. W. Helber, J. Law, and R. H. Weisberg. Derivation of high-resolution ocean surface fields for regional and coastal models. New Orleans (USA), 2005. AGU Spring Meeting.

[24]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of incomplete satellite images in the Adriatic Sea. Study of an upwelling in the Albanian coast. In VLIZ publication, Brugge (Belgium), 2004. Young Scientists’ Day, Flanders Marine Institute.

[25]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of missing data in geophysical fields. resolution of moving patterns. Nice (France), April 2004. EGU General Assembly.

[26]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Gappy data in oceanographic data sets. reconstruction of sst avhrr cloudy images of the adriatic sea. Liège (Belgium), May 2004. Liège Colloquium.

[27]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Missing data reconstruction of a SST cloudy data set of the Adriatic Sea using Empirical Orthogonal Functions. Barcelona (Spain), June 2004. 37th CIESM Congress.

[28]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Study of the impact of satellite data assimilation into a hydrodynamical model of the ligurian sea. Comparison between sst fields and sst satellite-based predicted fields. Paris (France), 2004. 35th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR).

[29]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Recovering missing data in satellite images. An application to adriatic sst and comparison with in situ data. Paris (France), 2004. 35th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research, COSPAR.

[30]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallègue, L. Vandenbulcke, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Field forecast verification in the Mediterranean Sea. Discrete wavelet transforms of an assimilation experiment in a two-way nested model of the Ligurian Sea. In VLIZ publication, Brugge (Belgium), 2004. Young Scientists’ Day, Flanders Marine Institute.

[31]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Forecast verification in the ligurian sea. multiresolution analysis and study of the thermocline. Nice (France), April 2004. EGU General Assembly.

[32]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallègue, L. Vandenbulcke, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Forecast verification of a 3D model of the ligurian sea. the use of discrete wavelet transforms in the skill assessment of spatial forecasts. Liège (Belgium), May 2004. Liège Colloquium.

[33]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallègue, L. Vandenbulcke, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Wavelets in the forecast verification of an assimilation experiment in the Ligurian Sea. Barcelona (Spain), June 2004. 37th CIESM Congress.

[34]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Forecast verification using skill scores and wavelets. Application to a two-way nested primitive equation model of the Ligurian Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 5, Nice (France), April 2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly.

[35]     A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. G. Ferreira, and J. P. Nunes. Modelling macroalgae productivity in an estuary. a biorremediation to nutrient discharges in the ecosystems. In Proceedings of the EGS XXVII General Assembly, Nice (France), April 2002. EGS.

[36]     A. Barth, C. Troupin, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and J.-M. Beckers. Variational data analysis for generating ocean climatologies. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 15. EGU General Assembly, 2013.

[37]     A. Barth, J. Chiggiato, A. Alvera-Azcarate, B. Mourre, J.-M. Beckers, J. Horstmann, , and M. Rixen. Assimilation of high-frequency radar currents in the Ligurian Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 13. 8th EGU General Assembly, 2011.

[38]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, and R. H. Weisberg E. V. Stanev. Ensemble-based assimilation of high-frequency radar surface currents in regional ocean models. Foz de Iguazu, Brazil, 2010. AGU, The Meeting of the Americas. Invited, Oral presentation.

[39]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, K.-W. Gurgel, J. Staneva, J.-M. Beckers, A. Port, and E. V. Stanev. Estimation of tidal boundary conditions and surface winds by assimilation of high-frequency radar surface currents in the German Bight. JONSMOD, 2010.

[40]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, K.-W. Gurgel, J. Staneva, J.-M. Beckers, A. Port, and E. V. Stanev. Ensemble smoother for optimizing tidal boundary conditions and wind forcing by assimilation of High-Frequency Radar surface currents measurements of the German Bight. Liège Colloquium, 2010.

[41]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, K.-W. Gurgel, J. Staneva, J.-M. Beckers, A. Port, and E. V. Stanev. Assimilation of high-frequency radar surface currents measurements to optimize tidal boundary conditions and wind forcing. In Geophysical Research Abstracts. 7th EGU General Assembly, 2010.

[42]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. Staneva, A. Port, K.-W. Gurgel, J.-M. Beckers, and E. V. Stanev. Ensemble smoother for optimizing tidal boundary conditions and wind forcing by assimilation of High-Frequency Radar surface currents measurements of the German Bight. Portland, OR, USA, 2010. Ocean Sciences Meeting.

[43]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. Staneva, E. Stanev, and J.-M. Beckers. Weakly constrained ensemble perturbations and surface current assimilation in the German Bight. Institute for Coastal Research, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany, Mars 2009. Data assimilation meeting.

[44]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. Staneva, A. Port, K.-W. Gurgel, J.-M. Beckers, and E. Stanev. Ensemble smoother for optimizing tidal boundary conditions and bottom roughness by assimilation of High-Frequency Radar surface currents. Zentrum für Marine und Atmosphärische Wissenschaften, Hamburg, Germany, September 2009. COSYNA Data Assimilation Workshop.

[45]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, C. Troupin, M. Ouberdous, and J.-M. Beckers. A web interface for griding arbitrarily distributed in situ data based on Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis (Diva). In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[46]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, R. H. Weisberg, L. Vandenbulcke, F. Lenartz, and M. Rixen. Dynamically constrained ensemble perturbations. Application to tides on the West Florida Shelf. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[47]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J. Staneva, E. Stanev, and J.-M. Beckers. Weakly constrained ensemble perturbations and surface current assimilation in the German Bight. Liège Colloquium, 2009.

[48]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, L. Zheng, and R. H. Weisberg. A Nested Model of the West Florida Shelf: Assimilation of High-Frequency Radar Currents and study of Loop Current generated flow. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 10. 5th EGU General Assembly, 2008.

[49]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. Assimilation of High-Frequency Radar Currents in a Nested Model of the West Florida Shelf. In Eos Trans. AGU, volume 88(52), 2007. Fall Meeting Supplement, San Francisco (USA), Abstract OS52A-02.

[50]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and R. H. Weisberg. A West Florida Shelf ROMS Nested into HYCOM: Ensemble-based Assimilation of HF-Radar Surface Currents and a 2005 Red Tide Case Study with Simulated Drifters. In Eos Trans. AGU, volume 88(23), 2007. Joint Assembly Supplement, Acapulco (Mexico), Abstract OS23H-05 .

[51]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, R. He, and R. H. Weisberg. A baroclinic, regional west florida shelf model nested in a 1/12 degree north atlantic hycom model, inclusive of tides. Honolulu (Hawaii), USA, 2006. Ocean Sciences.

[52]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, R. He, R. W. Helber, and R. H. Weisberg. A hindcast experiment nesting a baroclinic west florida shelf model in the 1/12 degree operational north atlantic hycom model. New Orleans (USA), 2005. AGU Spring Meeting.

[53]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, M. Rixen, L. Vandenbulcke, and Z. Ben Bouallegue. Data Assimilation in a two-way nested model of the Ligurian Sea. In 37th Congress Proceedings, Barcelona (Spain), 2004. CIESM.

[54]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, Rixen Beckers, J.-M., L. M., Vandenbulcke, and Z. Ben Bouallegue. Multigrid state vector for data assimilation in a two-way nested model of the ligurian sea. Liège (Belgium), 2004. Liège Colloquium.

[55]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Alvarez, and J.-M. Beckers. Assimilation of Sea Surface Temperature predicted by a satellite-based forecasting system in a doubly nested primitive equation model of the Ligurian Sea. Paris, 2004. 35th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR).

[56]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, Rixen Beckers, J.-M., L. M., Vandenbulcke, and Z . Ben Bouallegue. A reduced order data assimilation scheme coupled with a two-way nested model. Application to the Ligurian Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, Nice (France), April 2004. EGU General Assembly.

[57]     A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, M. Rixen, J.-M. Beckers, C.-E. Testut, J.-M. Brankart, and P. Brasseur. Forecasting Skill Assessment of a Doubly, Two-Way Nested Model of the Ligurian Sea driven by Assimilation of Sea Surface Temperature. Sapporo (Japan), June 30-July 11 2003. XXIII General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.

[58]     A. Barth, M. Rixen, A. Alvera-Azcarate, and J.-M. Beckers. Assimilation of Sea Surface Temperature in a doubly, two-way nested primitive equation model of the Ligurian Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 5, Nice (France), April 2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly.

[59]     A. Barth, M. Rixen, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and J.-M. Beckers. Two-ways, doubly nested primitive equation model of the Ligurian Sea. In Proceedings of the EGS XXVII General Assembly, Nice (France), April 2002. EGS.

[60]     J.-M. Beckers, C. Troupin, M. Ouberdous, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and A. Barth. Gridding of in situ data using DIVA to produce climatologies. Edimburg, UK, 2010. IMSC.

[61]     J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and C. Troupin. Climatological analysis of irregularly distributed data using Data Interpolating Variational Analysis (DIVA). Portland, Oregon (USA), 2010. AGU 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting.

[62]     J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and A. Barth. Multi-scale forecast verification using wavelets. Honolulu (Hawaii), USA, 2006. Ocean Sciences.

[63]     J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcarate, A. Barth, and M. Rixen. Self consistent and computationally efficient eof calculation from incomplete oceanographic data sets. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 5, Nice (France), April 2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly.

[64]     Z. Ben Bouallègue, A. Alvera-Azcárate, L. Vandenbulke, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. A system evolution decomposition method: Application to the assessment of an operational forecasting system. In Marine Environmental Monitoring and Predictions, Liège, 2004. Liège Colloquium.

[65]     Z. Ben Bouallègue, A. Alvera-Azcárate, L. Vandenbulke, A. Barth, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Forecast assessment in the mediterranean sea : A structure oriented approach. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, Nice, April 2004. EGU General Assembly.

[66]     Z. Ben Bouallègue, A. Alvera-Azcárate, and J.-M. Beckers. An error decomposition method: Application to mediterranean sst simulations assessment. In International Verification Methods Workshop, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 2004. WGNE/WWRP Joint Working Group on Verification.

[67]     M. Ouberdous, C. Troupin, A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcàrate, and J.-M. Beckers. Diva software, a tool for European regional seas and Ocean climatologies production. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 14. 9th EGU General Assembly, 2012.

[68]     M. Rixen, J. Allen, R. Pollard, J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcarate, and A. Barth. Along or across front ocean survey strategy? an operational example at an unstable front and the impact on the estimation of quasi-geostrophic vertical velocities and temperature fluxes. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 5, Nice (France), April 2003. EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly.

[69]     D. Sirjacobs, A. Alvera Azcárate, A. Barth, Y. Park, B. Nechad, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Cloud filling of total suspended matter, chlorophyll and sea surface temperature remote sensing products by the Data Interpolation with Empirical Orthogonal Functions methodology, application to the BELCOLOUR-1 database. Frascati, Rome, Italy, 22-26/09/08, 2008. 2nd MERIS (A)ASTR workshop, ESA SP-666.

[70]     D. Sirjacobs, A. Alvera Azcárate, A. Barth, G. Lacroix, Y. Park, B. Nechad, K. Ruddick, and J.-M. Beckers. Reconstruction of Missing Satellite Total Suspended Matter Data over the Southern North Sea and English Channel using Empirical Orthogonal Function Decomposition of Satellite Imagery and Hydrodynamical Modelling. Braga, Italy, 5-10 october 2008, . Ocean Optics 2008.

[71]     D. Sirjacobs, F. Lenartz, C. Troupin, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Ouberdous, L. Vandenbulcke, and J.-M. Beckers. Weekly satellite sea surface temperature around corsica, a DINEOF analysis of AVHRR data (1998) foreseeing comparison with interpolated and modelled fields. Nice, France, . ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2009.

[72]     I. Tomazic, A. Alvera-Azcárate, C. Troupin, A. Barth, J.-M. Beckers, and F. Orain. Estimating Inter-Sensor Sea Surface Temperature Biases using DINEOF analysis. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 15. EGU General Assembly, 2013.

[73]     C. Troupin, M. Ouberdous, A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcarate, D. Sirjacobs, and J.-M. Beckers. Comparison between Optimal Interpolation (OI) and Data-Interpolating Variational Analysis (Diva) for the generation of analysis and error gridded fields. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 14. 9th EGU General Assembly, 2012.

[74]     C. Troupin, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, and J.-M. Beckers. EOF analysis of Sea Surface Temperature in the Canary Island - Madeira region. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 13. 8th EGU General Assembly, 2011.

[75]     C. Troupin, F. Lenartz, D. Sirjacobs, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Ouberdous, and J.-M. Beckers. Evolution of Western Mediterranean Sea Surface Temperature between 1985 and 2005: a complementary study in situ, satellite and modelling approaches. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[76]     C. Troupin, F. Lenartz, D. Sirjacobs, A. Alvera-Azcárate, A. Barth, M. Ouberdous, L. Vandenbulcke, and J.-M. Beckers. The western mediterranean sea surface temperature dynamics seen through complementary in situ, satellite and modelling approaches over the 1985-1995 period. Rhodes (Greece). MEDCLIVAR 2008.

[77]     L. Vandenbulcke, M. Rixen, J.-M. Beckers, A. Alvera-Azcarate, and A. Barth. Modelling error of a hydrodynamic model of the Mediterranean Sea. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, volume 11. 6th EGU General Assembly, 2009.

[78]     L. Vandenbulcke, A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, F. Lenartz, M. Rixen, and J.-M. Beckers. Error analysis of a high-resolution physical model of the Mediterranean Sea. In Young Scientists’ Day, Brugge, 2007. Flanders Marine Institure.

[79]     L. Vandenbulcke, A. Barth, A. Alvera-Azcárate, Z. Ben Bouallegue, M. Rixen, and J.-M Beckers. A nested-grid model with data assimilation in the Gulf of Lions. In Geophysical Research Abstracts, Nice, April 2004. EGU General Assembly.

[80]     L. Vandenbulke, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallegue, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, and M. Rixen. Data assimilation in nested-grid models. In Marine Environmental Monitoring and Predictions, Liège, 2004. Liège Colloquium.

[81]     L. Vandenbulke, A. Barth, Z. Ben Bouallegue, A. Alvera-Azcárate, J.-M. Beckers, and M. Rixen. Data Assimilation in a Nested Model of the Gulf of Lions. In Young Scientists’ Day, Brugge, 2004. Flanders Marine Institure.

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