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Coastal circulation on-demand forecast
OPENCoastS - Coastal circulation on-demand forecast
Fierza Dam, Albania
Fierza Dam, Albania - Study and modeling of the No.3 and No.4 Spillways
Mosaic - Multi-source flood risk analysis for safe coastal communities and sustainable development
Systematic Observation of Maritime Structures
OSOM+ - Systematic Observation of Maritime Structures

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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  • 04 Apr 2019 The article "OPENCoastS and EOSC-hub", was published in the 3rd edition of the EOSC-hub Magazine +
  • 04 Apr 2019 Oil spill modelling developed at LNEC referred in a OECD report +
  • 07 Feb 2019 4th ECCA - European Climate Change Adaptation +