Francesc Castellví Sentís

Associate professor

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Category: Associate professor

Knowledge area: Applied physics

Office: 2.04, Building 3, ETSEA

Telephone: 34 + 973 702 620

Fax: 34 + 973 702 613


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Member of the research group: Dynamic Sistems Applied in Solar Energy

Keywords. Micrometeorology; Agrometeorology; Hydrometeorology.

Surface energy balance. In particular, interested in methods to estimate the sensible heat and latent heat fluxes and carbon dioxide.

Weather generation. In particular, interested in daily precipitation, maximum and minimum temperature and solar radiation at local scale.

Research group: Formal member in Dynamic Systems Applied to Solar Energy (UdL) and cooperating with the groups Soil and Water (UdL) and Meteorology (UIB and UB).

Projects: involved in 11 competitive projects (ministry of Education and Science of Spain). Current project (2019 – 2021), Hydrological cycle in an irrigated area within the Ebro river basin. Part I: Estimation of the evapotranspiration. RTI2018-098693-B-C31.

Papers and impact: Scopus Author ID: 6602192043;; ResearcherID: C-5075-2011

Referee of different Intl journals within the categories Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences and Water Research.

Education, training and visiting:

1991-1996: Ph.D. thesis ‘Estimation of the evapotranspiration at local and regional scale in Catalonia’. University of Barcelona (UB, Spain).

Collaboration and visits with different Universities and Research Centers through the Short – Visiting Program sponsored by the ministry of Education and Science of Spain and Erasmus program. Most visited; Biological Systems Engineering Department (WSU, Pullman, WA, USA), Department of Land, Air and Water Resources (UCDavis, Davis, CA, USA), Department of Geography (IU, Bloomington, IN, USA), Agri-Food and Environmental Systems Management Department (UNIC, Catania, IT), Department of Hydraulics (UNIPA, Palermo, IT) and IFAPA Alameda del Obispo (Córdoba, Spain).

Language skills: Spanish (mother language), English (fluent), French (beginner), Italian (beginner).

Work experience:

Associate Professor within the area of Applied physics in the Department of Environmental and Soil Sciences (UdL, Lleida, Spain), 1991 - Actual. In charge of the Bs courses General Physics and Meteorology Applied to the Environment (Forest Engineering Degree), and participating in Bs courses involving Climatology (Forest Engineering Degree) and Weather generation (Ms).


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