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1 INTEGRANDO DATOS MARINOS Y MODELOS AL SERVICIO DE LA OPERATIVA PORTUARIA: EL SISTEMA SAMPA DEL PUERTO DE ALGECIRAS Operational Oceanography on the Strait of Gibraltar SAMPA and TRADE Teams

2 Physical environment importance Physical environment is really active in the Spanish coasts: Introduction Strong waves Extreme winds Tides and sea level rises High frequency oscillations Important currents Tapia de Casariego (Asturias) Critical in many sectors: Harbour activity Fisheries Security at sea Turism Marine contamination Oil spills Cudillero (Asturias)

3 Required to cover the needs Introduction 1- Measure networks Permanents Real time tranmission In Puertos del Estado: -Deep water buoy network -Coastal buoy network -Tide gauges network -HF radars

4 Required to cover the needs Introduction 2- Forecast systems Forecast capacity Wide spatial coverage Local & regional scale In Puertos del Estado: -Wind forecast (AEMET) -Wave forecast -Sea level forecast -Ocean (circulation)

5 Required to cover the needs 3- Historical information: data base Assure data quality Climate behavior Useful derived information Introduction In Puertos del Estado: -Data from Measure networks -Forecast information -Model reanalisis -Other data sets (climatologies )

6 Required to cover the needs Introduction 4- Dissemination Tools to integrate all the information Present it to the ports and other users for direct use Web page: & mobile APP (Imar)

7 Products for the harbours Introduction We should go to a harbour scale -> Nested systems We should know what is needed Built up between all the implied parts (users, developers ) SAMPA & TRADE for Algeciras harbour

8 Why SAMPA and TRADE? Sierra Nava (28/01/2007): Drifted due to bad weather Fedra y Tawe (11/10/2008) Beached due to temporal

9 The importance of the Strait Huge vessel convergence point Two important harbours: Algeciras y Tarifa Critical point for ocean an climatic science

10 SAMPA and TRADE Description of the systems TRADE: HF radars in the region (EU co-funded) SAMPA: new instruments: buoys, tide gauges and downstream services. Puertos and Algeciras Port funding New Forecast Systems New measurement Stations Downstream systems Users SAMPA Concept to be extended to other harbours

11 SAMPA: Instrumentation Description of the systems Controling the straits in real time: Buoys, tide gauges, meteorological stations

12 The Trade Project: The straits system Description of the systems Faro Punta Carnero Antena Punta Carnero Antena Tarifa Faro de Tarifa Antena Ceuta Dique de Poniente

13 New Forecast systems Description of the systems High resoltion winds (1 KM): Nested in AEMET model Circulation (200 m): Nested in MyO and Nivmar (PdE) Waves (SWAM y MSP): Nested in WaveWatch (PdE).

14 Circulation forecast Description of the systems 200 m resoltution. 46 levels Tides, winds, heat and fresh water fluxes, atmospheric pressure forcings Nested in MyOcean (Med Sea) and Nivmar Operational at Puertos del Estado using 32 cores

15 Description of the systems Circulation model: internal waves

16 Wave forecast Description of the systems Strait model Algeciras model Harbour model Validation

17 SAMPA web Description of the systems

18 TRADE web Description of the systems

19 Iphone and Android App: Imar Connexion by mobile at docks Value added services

20 Value added services SAMPAcma: software to manage the information

21 SAMPAcma Value added services

22 Value added services Downstream: MedSlick (oil spill model)

23 SAMPAcma alerts Value added services SMS Alerts reports (pdf) SMS SampaMatic: Alerta por viento > 9 m/s activada en Estrecho 1 desde 17/Mar 19h hasta 18/Mar 01h (máximo 9.7 m/s en 17/Mar 22h) matic

24 Instalations of SAMPA-CMA SAMPA-CMA Users Relevant users: Capitanía Marítima (harbour master), Salvamento Marítimo (maritime search & rescue), Prácticos (pilots), Remolcadores (tows), Terminales

25 25 45 users receiving the reports. 26 users receiving SMS alerts SAMPA-matic users

26 Capitán Marítimo: 26 Successful stories Os agradezco la comunicación que me transmitís a diario. Herramienta imprescindible y precisa para la Seguridad Marítima y de la Navegación en la Bahía de Algeciras. I appreciate the communication you transmit me daily. Essencial and accurate tool for Maritime Security and Navigation in Algeciras Bay.

27 Conclusions Only one: We have built OO (from data acquisition to value added applications) in the Strait of Gibraltar. => to export to other harbours

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