Oceanographers at the Department of Geophysics study seiches, internal waves, general circulation, and turbulence in the sea, the interaction between the atmosphere and the sea causing phenomena such as high sea levels and coastal flooding, meteotsunamis, wind currents etc. They also maintain tide-gauge station Bakar.

 

Active research projects

Name of the project Funding agency Head of the project (PI)

Middle Adriatic Upwelling and Downwelling (MAUD)

Croatian Science Foundation Prof. Mirko Orlić

 

Non-active research projects

Name of the project Funding agency Head of the project (PI)

Climate of the Adriatic REgion in its global context (CARE)

Croatian Science Foundation Prof. Mirko Orlić