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Pressure Observation System of the Foz Tua Basin Dissipation Hydroelectric Power Plant (SOPBDAHFT)
Pressure Observation System of the Foz Tua Basin Dissipation Hydroelectric Power Plant (SOPBDAHFT)
WADI - Innovative Airborne Water Leak Detection Surveillance Service
WADI - Innovative Airborne Water Leak Detection Surveillance Service
RESCCUE – RESilience to cope with Climate Change in Urban arEas – a multisectorial approach focusing on water
RESCCUE – RESilience to cope with Climate Change in Urban arEas – a multisectorial approach focusing on water

Hydraulics and Environment Department

Maria Helena Alegre
Maria Helena Alegre
Head of Department
DHA develops research in the whole water cycle focused on 5 strategic lines: risk management and safety, hydraulic infrastructures; environment and aquatic systems; urban water; and information technology applied to water and environment. Through its scientific activity, DHA supports the creation and implementation of public policies in the water domain and promotes the transfer of scientific knowledge to the society, intertwining science and engineering for the solution of societal problems. DHA also holds state-of-the-art capacity on high accuracy, high performance numerical modeling, and unique experimental facilities for physical modeling of ports, dams and other hydraulic structures.



DHA is organized in 5 research units:
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Publications
  • 30 Jul 2020 EN: New OPENCoastS features: 2D waves & currents, 3D baroclinic predictions now available +
  • 30 Jun 2020 Researcher from DHA distinguished by the American Geophysical Union +