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Elena Roget correu

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Elena Roget


Place of work:

Group of Environmental Physics
Department of Physics
University of Girona

Professional experience:

Since 1985: Full-time lecturer in Physics  (from Teaching Assistant to Associate Professor).

1995-1998: Head of the area of Physics of Condensed Matter at the University of Girona.

1997-1999: Director of the doctoral program in Applied Physics: Environmental Processes and Material Sciences, University of Girona.

1998-1999: Academic Secretary of the Department of Physics at the University of Girona.

1999-2005: Coordinator of the Environmental Physics track and member of the Board of Tutors of the Doctoral Program on the Environment, University of Girona.

2001-2009:: Supervision of 5 Ph.D and 7 master thesis.

2003-2007: Head of the Department of Physics, University of Girona.

2004-2005: Voting member of the Board of Governors of the University of Girona, Spain.

2004-2007: Member of the Consulting Committees for Academic Policy (appointed by the Rector) and of Infrastructure on campus (in representation of the directors) of the University of Girona .

1998-2009: Principal investigator of 13 infrastructure or research projects (two international) and investigator on 5 more.

2007-present: Head of the Environmental Physics Group of the UdG, recognized as a consolidated research group by the Catalan Government.

Topics of interest:

Hydrodynamics; internal waves; baroclinic flows; convection; turbulence; mixing; lakes and seas as components of the climate system. Approach: field measurements and data analysis, conceptual models and numerical simulations.

Active research projects:

Advanced issues on turbulent measurements and numerical modeling of mixing. Spanish Government, Ref. FIS2008-03608/FIS. (IP).

Representative publications:

Roget, E., Casamitjana, X., 1990. Water exchanges in the coastal lagoon in Neustadt-Binnenwasser (R.F.A.). Internat. Verein. Limnol., 24: 92- 96. International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology. ISSN: 0368-0770. Paper.

Roget, E., Colomer, J., Casamitjana, X., Llebot, J. E., 1993. Bottom currents induced by baroclinic forcing in Lake Banyoles (Spain). Aquatic Science, 55(3): 206-227.

Casamitjana, X., Roget, E., 1993:. Resuspension of sediment by focused groundwater in Lake Banyoles. Limnology and Oceanogaphy, 38(3): 643- 656.

Roget, E., Salvadé, G., Zamboni, F., Llebot, E., 1993. Internal waves in a small lake with a thick metalimnion. Internat. Verein. Limnol.,25l: 91- 99. International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology. ISSN: 0368-0770.

Casamitjana, X., Roget, E., Schladow, G., 1993. The seasonal cycle of a groundwater dominated lake. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 31(3): 293-306.

Roget, E., Colomer, J., 1996. Flow characteristics of a gravity current induced by differential cooling in a small lake. Aquatic Science, 58(4): 367-377.

Roget, E., Salvadé, G., Zamboni, F., 1997. Internal seiche climatology in a small lake where transversal and second vertical modes are usually observed. Limnology and. Oceanogaphy, 4(42): 663-673. Paper.

Colomer, J., Serra, T., Piera, J., Roget, E., Casamitjana, X., 2001. Observations of a hydrothermal plume in a karstic lake. Limnology and Oceanogaphy, 46(1): 197-203.

Piera, J., Roget, E., Catalan, J., 2002. Turbulent patch identification in microstructure profiles: A method based on wavelet denoising and Thorpe displacement analysis. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 19(9): 1390-1402.

Pérez-Losada, J., Roget, E., Casamitjana, X., 2003. Evidence of high vertical wave number behavior in a continuously stratified reservoir: Boadella, Spain. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering-ASCE, 129(9): 734-737.

Roget. E., Lozovatsky, I., Sánchez, X., Figueroa, M., 2006. Microstructure measurements in natural waters: methodology and applications. Progress in Oceanography, 70:126-248. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2006.07.003. Paper.

Lozovatsky, I., Roget, E., Fernando, H.J.S., Figueroa, M., Shapovalov, S., 2006. Sheared turbulence in a weakly stratified upper ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 53(2): 387-407.

Casamitjana, X. Colomer, J Roget, E. Serra, T., 2006. Physical Limnology in Lake Banyoles. Limnética, 25 (1-2): 181 -188 . The Ecology of the Iberian inland waters: Homage to Ramon Margalef. ISSN: 0213-8409.

Sánchez, X., Roget, E., 2007. Microstructure measurements and heat flux calculations of a triple-diffusive process in a lake within the diffusive layer convection regime. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 425(1-2):181-188. Art. C02012. doi:10.1029/2006JC003750.

Roget, E., Zavialov, P., Khan, V., Muñiz, MA., 2009. Geodynamical processes in the channel connecting the two lobes of the Large Aral Sea. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 13, 2265-2271,2009.

Lozovatsky, I., Roget, E., Planella, J., Fernando, HJ, Liu, Z., 2010. Intermittency of near-bottom turbulence in tidal flow on a shallow shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2009JC005325.