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The team

Know our Research Scienstist & Experts

Javier Sánchez

Javier Sánchez

CSO
Marcos García Sotillo

Marcos Sotillo

CTO

Managing NOW scientific and technical activities. Leader (deputy) of the Copernicus Marine IBI-MFC service.

Alex Gallardo

Alex Gallardo

DATA ANALYST / SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Copernicus IBI Insitu-TAC Operations & Development responsible

Alvaro Pascual

Álvaro Pascual

Scientific expert for Climatic Ocean Monitoring

Responsible of the IBI MFC Multi-year products, including Ocean Monitoring Indicators (and contributions to the Ocean State Report series); developer of Copernicus Marine e-training contents.

Axel Alonso

Axel Alonso

Product Quality expert

Master of Science (MSc) in Physics). Expertice in ocean data processing and quality assessment. Developer of procedures for model validation and operational assessment of ocean data products.

Ernesto Bielsa

Ernesto Bielsa

Junior Applications Developer

Computer engineer in charge of the complex graphics that allow us to visualize the data and make it usable.

Jose María García-Valdecasas

Jose María García-Valdecasas

Coastal Services Manager

Project management activity related to coastal services. Developing model and AI-based solutions for coastal services.

Juan Asensio

Juan Asensio

Juan Asensio

Junior Software Developer

Optimizing operational suites from the IBI-MFC service. First uses of GPUs in the postprocess of ocean model data products.

Jue Lin

Jue Lin

Senior Oceanographer

Expertice in ocean data processing and quality. Main developer of the Copernicus Marine Insitu-TAC Sea level Reprocessing service

Lluis Castrillo

LLuis Castrillo

Junior Ocean Scientist

Developer of Operational suites for regional ocean services in the Copernicus Marine IBI-MFC.

Manuel García León

Manuel García-León

Coastal Met-Ocean Senior Expert

Principal Investigator in the Copernicus Service-Evolution Project KAILANI (2022-2024), aiming to enhance coastal wave forecasts through Artificial Intelligence. Other Projects: Coordination of Mar Menor Observatory Models. .

Óscar Ballesteros

Óscar Ballesteros

Senior UX & Application Developer

Implementation, maintenance and evolution tasks (both front-end and back-end) for complex web services with user management and small modules for graphical representation of oceanographic data..

Raul Alonso

Raúl Alonso

DATA ANALYST / JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Copernicus IBI Insitu TAC Operations & Development support

Roland Aznar

Roland Aznar

Ocean Modelling Manager

Coordinating operational services within the Copernicus Marine Service (IBI-MFC) and other projects.

Stefania Ciliberti

Stefania Ciliberti

Product Quality Manager

Senior Scientist, responsible for the scientific quality assessment of operational ocean forecasting systems

Tania López

Tania López

Junior coastal modeller

Coastal systems and products developer