Contributor Profile

Dr Javier Gilabert

Job TitleAssociate Professor

Company NameTechnical University of Cartagena – UPCT


Since 2001, Dr Javier Gilabert has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Cartagena (UPCT) Spain. He was a Marie Curie Fellow at Plymouth Marine Laboratory UK. With a biological oceanography background, he studied plankton dynamics from an interdisciplinary point of view: from physical (hydrodynamics) to chemical (nutrient diffusion) to biological processes. With expertise in coastal hydrodynamic modelling, he is currently co-director of the Underwater Vehicles Laboratory (LVS) at UPCT and PI of the EU DG-ECHO co-financed project “Expanded Underwater Robotics Ready for Oil Spill” making available a system of underwater, surface and aerial autonomous vehicles to monitor oil in-water plumes.

Conference Sessions

  • Situational Awareness for the Spill Prevention & Response Community

    Wednesday11:30 - 13:0014 Mar 2018
    South Gallery Room 18 & 19

    Chair: Martin Cramer, Principal Emergency Response Consultant, ConocoPhillips Speakers include: Application of Marine Autonomous Systems to Oil Spill Response...

    • Language: English

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