Seminars 2017

Seminars 2016

Seminars 2015

Seminars 2014

Seminars 2013

Seminars 2012

Seminars 2011

Seminars 2010

Seminars 2009

 

2017

Date and place Topic Presenter
14.02.2017 14:00 room B301  Reporting seminar  

2016

Date and place Topic Presenter
16.12.2016 14:00 room B301 General doctor’s study examination presentation on topic “The role of offshore water level and wave set-up in the formation of coastal profile” Katri Pindsoo
25.11.2016 14:00 room B301 “Coastal dynamics” Rain Männikus
16.11.2016 14:00 room B301 “Compressibility of Sea Surface as a combined effect of the action of currents and winds” Andrea Giudici
03.11.2016 14:00 room B301 “Examination of upwelling and bathymetry in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann
26.10.2016 14:00 room B301 “Misuses of statistical methods” Nadia Kudryavtseva
05.10.2016 14:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
28.09.2016 14:00 room B301 “Spatial pattern of current-driven hits from a major fairway to the nearshore and marine protected areas: a case study for the Gulf of Finland” Bert Viikmäe
21.09.2016 14:00 room B301 “Wind-waves and currents” Rain Männikus
14.09.2016 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
08.07.2016 16:00 room B301 “Trial presentation for Sustainable Cities conference in Spain” Rain Männikus
27.06.2016 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
31.05.2016 16:00 room B301 “EGU conference summary” Nadia Kudryavtseva
17.05.2016 16:00 room B301 “Investigation of an upwelling event using satellite and in-situ data” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann
03.05.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion  
19.04.2016 16:00 room B301 Baroclinic internal wave energy distribution in the Baltic Sea derived from 45 years of circulation simulations Artem Rybin
12.04.2016 16:00 room B301 Discussion seminar  
29.03.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion and reporting seminar  
22.03.2016 16:00 room B301 “ESA Funding Call” Nadia Kudryavtseva
15.03.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion and reporting seminar  
08.03.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion and reporting seminar  
01.03.2016 16:00 room B301 “Smart Drifter Platform Testing and results” Andrea Giudici
16.02.2016 16:00 room B301 “A novel Smart Drifter Platform design” Andrea Giudici
09.02.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion and reporting seminar  
02.02.2016 16:00 room B301 “HORIZON 2020 SME Call for proposals” Nadia Kudryavtseva
19.01.2016 16:00 room B301 “Finnish Marine Institute Data Extraction Tool” Andrea Giudici
12.01.2016 16:00 room B301 General discussion and plans for the year  

2015

Date and place Topic Presenter
11.12.2015 16:00 room B301 “Presentation about a field work made in the Venice lagoon that is under the influence of big ship wake” G.M.Scarpa.(Ca Foscari University, Venice, Italy)
08.12.2015 16:00 room B301 “Variations in the wave climate of the Baltic Sea in the last 25 years from satellite altimetry” Nadia Kudryavtseva
10.11.2015 16:00 room B301 “Assessment of sediment transport near new Merirahu Port. Modelling suspended sediment transport during dredging in Delft3D” Rain Männikus
27.10.2015 16:00 room B301 “Validation of the multi-mission altimeter data for the Baltic Sea region” Nadia Kudryavtseva
23.10.2015 16:00 room B301 “Oceanographic processes using satellite data and Lagrangian transport” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann
21.10.2015 16:00 room B301 General discussion  
13.10.2015 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar, general discussion and “Predicted significant wave height for January 2016 and an animation for the significant wave heights in the Baltic sea for 01.01.2016″ Nadia Kudryavtseva
29.09.2015 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
07.07.2015 16:00 room B301 “Studying Dispersion and Mixing in Tidal Shallow water using High-resolution GPS-drifters” Prof. Richard Brown and Mr. Kabir Suara (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia)
02.06.2015 16:00 room B301 “Ensemble approach for the projections of extreme water levels reveals bias in water level observations” Maris Eelsalu and Katri Pindsoo
12.05.2015 16:00 room B301 “Presentation about wave generator project with Artem Rodin” and general discussion Andrea Giudici
30.04.2015 16:00 room B301 “Propagation and run-up of nonlinear solitary surface waves in shallow seas and coastal areas” Artem Rodin
16.04.2015 16:00 room B301 “Investigating surface drifters winds and satellite data in the Gulf of Finland” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann
24.03.2015 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
17.03.2015 16:00 room B301 “Update on drifter analysis” Tomas Torsvik
10.03.2015 16:00 room B301 “Quantification of the impact of wind for optimising fairways in the Gulf of Finland” Bert Viikmäe
03.03.2015 16:00 room B301 Research discussion Olga Kovaleva
23.02.2015 16:00 room B301 “Drifters and winds in the Gulf of Finland” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann
18.02.2015 16:00 room B301 “Space-derived parameters of coastal upwelling in the SE Baltic” Toma Mingelaite
10.02.2015 16:00 room B301 Reporting seminar  
02.02.2015 16:00 room B301 “Ship wake analysis: Estimating ship speed and distance to sailing track based on geometrical properties of the wake signal” Tomas Torsvik
21.01.2015 16:00 room B301 “Quantification of spontaneous current-induced patch formation in the marine surface layer” Andrea Giudici

2014

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
07.01.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting All
21.01.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting and “About using wavelab-wiki and updated wavelab server tools” Dr. Tomas Torsvik
04.02.2014 16:00 room B301  “Evaluation of extreme water levels and their return periods near Tallinn using ensemble approach” and “Trends in long-term components and rapid variations in the water level: a case study for Tallinn Bay” Maris Eelsalu and Katri Pindsoo
18.02.2014 16:00 room B301  “Influence of breaking effect of the transformation and run-up of long waves on the shore” Artem Rodin
25.02.2014 16:00 room B301  “Optimising Fairways in the Gulf of Finland Using Patterns of Surface Currents” Bert Viikmäe
11.03.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion All
17.03.2014 16:00 room B301  “Modelling mixing and transport in lakes, harbors and estuaries” Dr. Tomas Torsvik
25.03.2014 16:00 room B301  Reporting of the work in process All
01.04.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting All
22.04.2014 16:00 room B301  For estonian speaking people. A short overview of their work to the artists in the frames of the event “Maikellukese päevad” Bert Viikmäe, Maris Eelsalu and Katri Pindsoo
06.05.2014 16:00 room B301  “Highly persisting patch formation areas in the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea”, “On spatio-temporal variations of the wave energy potential along the eastern Baltic Sea coast”, “On sensitivity of wave-driven alongshore sediment transport patterns with respect to model setup and sediment properties” and “Signal of wave climate change reflected by wave set-up height” Andrea Giudici, Maris Eelsalu, Maija Viška and Katri Pindsoo
20.05.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting All
26.05.2014 16:00 room B301  “Visually observed wave climate in the Gulf of Riga” and “Combining airborne and terrestrial laser scanning to monitor coastal processes”, “An estimate of the impact of vessel wakes on coastal processes: a case study for Aegna, Estonia” and “Variations of wave-driven sediment flux along the eastern Baltic Sea reflecting the choice of wind data” Maris Eelsalu, Katri Pindsoo and Maija Viška
03.06.2014 16:00 room B301  Overview of his recent work Prof. Kevin Parnell
15.07.2014 16:00 room B301  “Combined laser scanning to monitor coastal processes” and “Vessel wakes effectively transport gravel, cobbles and pebbles” Maris Eelsalu and Katri Pindsoo
05.08.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting and planning All
26.08.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, overview of work done in the summer All
04.09.2014 16:00 room B301  “Laser scanning reveals detailed spatial structure of sandy beaches”, “Wave set-up climatology in the city of Tallinn, Estonia”, “Deformation of long large-amplitude waves in finite-depth fluid” and “Structural stability of eastern Baltic Sea coast under simulated wave-driven alongshore transport” Maris Eelsalu, Katri Pindsoo, Artem Rodin and Maija Viška
16.09.2014 16:00 room B301  “Sediment transport patterns along the eastern coasts of the Baltic Sea” Maija Viška
23.09.2014 16:00 room B301  Short overview of their work. Discussion with Jan Harff Katri Pindsoo, Maris Eelsalu, Andrea Giudici and Prof. Jan Harff
30.09.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion All
21.10.2014 16:00 room B301  General discussion, reporting All
04.12.2014 16:00 room B301  “Circulation Patterns in the Gulf of Finland Applied to Environmental Management of Marine Protected Areas” Nicole Delpeche-Ellmann

2013

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
22.01.2013 16:00 room B301  Reporting seminar Dr. Tomas Torsvik
29.01.2013 16:00 room B301  Rogue waves in the basin of intermediate depth and the possibility of their formation due to the modulational instability Dr. Irina Nikolkina
29.01.2013 16:00 room B301  Discussion on the abstracts for Baltic Sea Science Congress. Reports Dr. Ira Didenkulova
19.02.2013 16:00 room B301  Overview of experiments planned for 2013 Dr. Ira Didenkulova
05.03.2013 16:00 room B301  Statistical parameters of Baltic Sea wave climate Mihhail Zujev
12.03.2013 16:00 room B301  Basic equations for surface waves Prof. Tarmo Soomere
19.03.2013 16:00 room B301  Basic equations for surface waves, part II Prof. Tarmo Soomere
26.03.2013 16:00 room B301  Basic equations for surface waves, part III Prof. Tarmo Soomere
02.04.2013 16:00 room B301  Plymouth presenation practice. (With Bert Viikmäe and Andrea Giudici) Prof. Tarmo Soomere
16.04.2013 16:00 room B301  Reporting seminar Prof. Tarmo Soomere
23.04.2013 16:00 room B301  Presentations: “Interannual variations of ice cover and wave energy flux in the northeastern Baltic Sea” (Inga Zaitseva-Pärnaste) and “Remote Sensing of Baltic Sea Ice” (Maija Viška) Dr. Tomas Torsvik
30.04.2013 16:00 room B301  The German Research Landscape. Current Developments and the DAAD Scholarship Programme Dr. Irina Nikolkina
14.05.2013 16:00 room B301  Basic equations for surface waves Prof. Tarmo Soomere
04.06.2013 16:00 room B301  Planning the Aegna experiment Dr. Tomas Torsvik
11.06.2013 16:00 room B301  Overview of the North Sea experiment Dr. Tomas Torsvik

2012

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
07.02.2012 16:00 room B101  Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 1: Floating-Point Arithmetic, linear equations, pivoting and permutation matrix, LU factorization, operational counts: FLOPS Dr. Tomas Torsvik
14.02.2012 16:00 room B101 Preparing a Manuscript for a Peer-reviewed International Journal, lecture 1: Before you start writing (Seminar1.pdf, Seminar1_3, Seminar1_7,Seminar1) Prof. Tarmo Soomere
21.02.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 2: Effect of roundoff errors, norms, sparse matrices and band matrices, interpolating polynomial, piecewise linear interpolation, cubic spline interpolation (Lecture2) Dr. Tomas Torsvik
27.02.2012 16:00 room B101 Preparing a Manuscript for a Peer-reviewed International Journal, lecture 2: Writing: the simplest step of publication (Seminar2.pdf, Seminar2_1,Seminar2_2, Seminar2_3, Seminar2_4, Seminar2_5,Seminar2_6, Seminar2_7, Seminar2) Prof. Tarmo Soomere
06.03.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 3: Bisection, Newton’s method, an intractable example, secant method, fixed-point interation, advanced zero finding methods, value finding, optimization. Dr. Tomas Torsvik
13.03.2012 16:00 room B101 Preparing a Manuscript for a Peer-reviewed International Journal, lecture 3: Illustrating the message (Seminar 3.pdf, Seminar 3, Seminar3_1,Seminar3_2, Seminar3_3, Seminar3_4, Seminar3_5,Seminar3_6, Seminar3_7, Seminar3_8, Seminar3_9,Seminar3_10) Prof. Tarmo Soomere
20.03.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 4: Models and curve fitting, Censgui, Norms, Householder reflections, QR Factorization, Pseudoinverse and Rank deficiency, Exercises. Dr. Tomas Torsvik
27.03.2012 16:00 room B101 Preparing a Manuscript for a Peer-reviewed International Journal, lecture 4: Submission and revision (Seminar 4.pdf) Prof. Tarmo Soomere
03.04.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 5: Basic Quadrature Rules, Integrating discrete data, Excercises. Dr. Tomas Torsvik
10.04.2012 16:00 room B101 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 6: Systems of equations, Linearized Differential Equations, Single-Step Methods, The BS23 Algorithm Dr. Tomas Torsvik
17.04.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 7: Stiffness, Events, Multistep Methods, Errors, Performance. Dr. Tomas Torsvik
15.05.2012 16:00 room B126 Course in Numerical Computing, lecture 8: Discretization methods, The Finite Difference Methods, Matrix Representation, Example: The one-way wave equation, Stability and convergence of numerical schemes, Summary. Dr. Tomas Torsvik
11.09.2012 16:00 room B101  Bottom and near-surface processes in the boundary areas of the ocean  Elena Averbukh
18.09.2012 16:00 room B101 Decadal variations of simulated sediment transport patterns along the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea   Maija Viška
02.10.2012 16:00 room B101 The water level rise caused by wave set-up in the urban area of the City of Tallinn, Estonia Katri Pindsoo
09.10.2012 16:00 room B101 Wave energy potential in the north-eastern Baltic Sea and Estonian coastal waters Maris Eelsalu
16.10.2012 16:00 room B231 Wave engineering: state of art and future plans Dr. Tomas Torsvik
23.10.2012 16:00 room B101 Aquatic environmental research: main findings and outlook Dr. Irina Nikolkina
30.10.2012 16:00 room B101 Overview of geoscience software Dr. Tomas Torsvik
06.11.2012 16:00 room B101 Analysis of wave measurements using spectrograms Dr. Tomas Torsvik
20.11.2012 16:00 room B101 LATEX for scientists and engineers Dr. Irina Nikolkina
27.11.2012 16:00 room B101 Impact of horizontal eddy-diffusivity on Lagrangian statistics for coastal pollution from a major marine fairway Bert Viikmäe
04.12.2012 16:00 room B301 Drifter data and its analysis Dr. Tomas Torsvik
11.12.2012 16:00 room B301 Quantification and characterization of mesoscale eddies with different automatic identification algorithms Bert Viikmäe


SEAMOCS workshop

2011

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
08.02.2011 15:00 room B231 Usage of LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology and transect line method in the research of geological processes of Latvian sea-coast Maija Viška
02.03.2011 15:00 room B101 “Numerical methods”  Mihhail Berezovski
08.03.2011 15:00 room B101 Deformation of strongly nonlinear wave on shallow water”  Artem Rodin 
29.03.2011 15:00 room B101 Quantification of sediment loss from semi-sheltered beaches: a case study of Valgerand Beach, Pärnu Bay, the Baltic Sea Katri Kartau
19.04.2011 15:00 room B101                          Rogue waves 2006-2010 Irina Nikolkina
23.09.2011 15:00 room B101 Future plans of the Wave Engineering Laboratory Tarmo Soomere
07.10.2011 15:00 room B101 “Techniques and Methods for Optimizing Fairways for Environmental Management in the Baltic Sea” Bert Viikmäe
14.10.2011 15:00 room B101 “Drifters” Mikk Viidebaum
21.10.2011 15:00 room B101 “Spatial variations in the wave climate change in the Baltic Sea” Andrus Räämet
28.10.2011 15:00 room B101 “Patterns of Sediment Transport Along the Eastern Baltic Sea Coast” Maija Viška
11.11.2011 15:00 room B101 “Long-term variations of wind waves in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea” Inga Zaitseva-Pärnaste

2010

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
25.03.2010 17:30 room B101 Classification of Estonian Coasts. Modeling Beach Processes in Valgerand with CEDAS Program”  Katri Kartau
01.04.2010 15:00 room B231 Hydrographical Works by the Example of Raahe Port Olga Tribštok
08.04.2010 17:30 room B231 High Resolution Bathymetry for the Gulf of Finland Rolf Värv
15.04.2010 15:40 room B231 Stereoscopic 3D Visualization of Large Terascale Datasets Andrea Giudici
22.04.2010 17:30 room B231 Pirita Beach: changes and challenges Tarmo Soomere
29.04.2010 15:00 room B231 The use of current-induced transport for coastal protection in the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea Nicole Delpeche
09.11.2010 16:00 room B231 “Comparison of wave climates at Estonian and Lithuanian coasts” Olga Tribštok
16.11.2010 16:00 room B231 “Experimental study of water currents in the Baltic Sea” Mikk Viidebaum
07.12.2010 16:00 room B231 Spatial Planning of Shipping and Offshore Activities in the Baltic Sea Using Lagrangian Trajectories Bert Viikmäe
14.12.2010 16:00 room B231 Spatial variations of the wave climate change in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea Inga Zaitseva-Pärnaste

2009

Date and place Topic Presenter
     
05.11.2009 17:45 room B101 Application of a Trajectory model to select Areas of High Risk of Pollution Bert Viikmäe
20.11.2009 16:30 room B101 Global and Local Tsunamis: Obeservations and Theory Dr. Ira I. Didenkulova
23.11.2009 16:00 room B101 Utilization of a Trajectory Model to Determine areas of Reduced Risk of pollution in the Gulf of Finland”        Nicole Delpeche
04.12.2009 15:00 room B231 Methods and procedures of wind wave observations Inga Zaitseva-Pärnaste