Member of IHCantabria´s Scientific Advisory Board

Director, Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System (SOCIB, Spain)

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Joaquín Tintoré is Professor of Physical Oceanography from CSIC (Spanish National Research Council) at IMEDEA and Director of the Spanish Large-Scale Marine Infrastructure SOCIB (Balearic Islands Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System) that he originally proposed and designed in 2006. Since 2014, SOCIB is included in the Spanish Large-Scale Singular Infrastructures Roadmap, providing streams of data, tools, products and modelling services for science and society, a clear performance indicator of SOCIB achievements.

His present scientific interest is to understand the ocean state and variability, from events to climate and from the coast to the open ocean, implementing new multi-platform and integrated ocean observing and forecasting systems.

He has published 195 papers in peer reviewed journals, -H Index 51 google scholar, 8.185 citations; 3.356 since 2015- has been invited keynote speaker at 56 conferences, principal investigator in 64 competitive research projects, many of them EU funded projects -since 1990-, and coordinating two of them. He has been advisor for 10 Ph.D. thesis and 10 M.Sc. thesis. He has extensive science to society record with agreements, contracts, etc. and significant national and international experience in management of science with positions. He has also performed advisory and evaluation activities for the European Commission, the industry and other national and international entities.

In summary, looking for scientific excellence with impact and relevance on society by this contributing to bridge the science, society and policy gap.