Ana J. Abascal

Ana J. Abascal


    Ana J. Abascal is a researcher in the Oceanography, Estuaries and Water Quality Group of IH Cantabria. She is a Marine Scientist graduated at the University of Cadiz. She has an M.Sc. in Physical Oceanography and an M.Sc. in Marine Science and Technology. She completed her PhD at the University of Cantabria in 2009 with her thesis on "Advances in oil spill modeling. Application to support emergency response". She has been awarded by the Royal Academy of Doctors of Spain (Repsol Foundation Award for the "Science Competition - Research Awards 2009") and the Extraordinary Doctorate from the University of Cantabria in the area of Technical Education (2011).

    Her research focuses mainly on numerical modelling of transport and fate of oil spills in the marine environment, operational oceanography, development of methodologies and tools to support spill response planning and numerical modelling of storm surge and astronomical tide.

    She has been involved in several Spanish National Science projects (Plan Nacional) and international (Interreg program) projects. She is currently the leader of several projects belonging to the Spanish National Plan.

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