IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research


Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ] Printer-friendly version

Ocean and Coastal Engineering Research Group (UNICAN-GIOC)

Info  Project 
Spanish name: Grupo de Ingeniería Oceanográfica y de Costas
Parent institute: University of Cantabria (UNICAN), more
Av. Castros s/n
39005 Santander

Tel.: +34-(0)942-20 18 10
Fax: +34-(0)942-20 18 60
Type: Scientific
Level: Unit

GIOC has a long experience in physical and numerical modelling as well as in field measurements. GIOC is fully involved with R&D Spanish or international programmes independently or jointly with universities, institutes or companies
world wide. Under NATO, British Council, National Research Programmes and European Research Frameworks and other EU funds the Group has co-ordinated several projects with the involvement of U.S., European, Spanish and Latin-
American institutions. Furthermore, the group members collaborate with Spanish and international ports and coastal authorities in subjects related to coastal management, coastal protection, coastal hazards, port development and
associated regulations. Probably one of the most important contributions in this field has been the development of the Coastal Modelling System (SMC), an integrated coastal modelling tool that is being extensively used by Spanish
administrations and consultants. This system is currently being implemented in several countries worldwide.

Project  Top 
  • ENCORA: European platform for coastal research: coordination action, more

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Project