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VEM 2003 Programme I+D+i projects

As a result of publicized official announcement (BOE 21.03.2003) whose scientific-technical objectives try to meet different aspects caused by the Prestige accident, the Ministry of Science and Technology has approved, among 270 applications, 48 projects of a national nature and 31 projects with foreign participation. (Subsidized costs).
Total: 10.000.000 €.

Int. = Projects with foreign participation
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Int.
Title |Referencia
Centre |Institution
Region Main researcher Objective
Impact and biomonitoring of Prestige oil spill on the reproductive potential of common octopus (Octopus vulgaris) in the Galician coast. | VEM2003-20010 Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Pontevedra Rocha Valdés, Francisco Javier 4
Parallel robot for observation and measuring of oceanographic variables. | VEM2003-20017 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Madrid Aracil Santonja, Rafael 2.1
Impact of the oil spill from the Prestige on the planktonic microbial food web. | VEM2003-20021 Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Pontevedra Gómez Figueiras, Francisco 4.1
Search, identification and characterization of marine microorganisms tolerant to organic solvents, capable of degrade phenanthrene and anthracene. | VEM2003-20025 Estación Experimental del Zaidín (EEZ) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Granada Segura Carnicero, Ana 3.4
Rheological characterization of heavy crude oil fractions at high pressure. | VEM2003-20034 Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales | Universidad de Huelva Huelva Martínez Boza, Francisco José 1.2
Study on the models on prevention, management and evaluation of environmental disasters on coast. | VEM2003-20035 Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídicas | Universidad Carlos III Madrid Vanaclocha Bellver, Francisco J. 5.3
Effects of polluting hydrocarbons on marine zooplanktonic communities. | VEM2003-20037 Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Barcelona Calbet Fabregat, Albert 4.3
Development of a specific code for the numerical simulation of the thermal and fluid-dynamic behaviour of fuel-oil contained in sunk ships (FUELSIM). | VEM2003-20046 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales. Terrassa | Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña Barcelona Pérez Segarra, Carlos David 1.2
Estimation of the genetic impact of fuel spill in wild populations of marine species. | VEM2003-20047 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Caballero Rúa, Armando 4.2
Modelization and simulation of the fluid dynamics of fuel within a sunken tanker and the subsequent oil slick. | VEM2003-20048 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Química | Universidad Rovira i Virgili Tarragona Grau Vidal, Francesc Xavier 1.2
Seabirds as temporal and spatial bioindicators of pollution from the Prestige oil spill along the Galician littoral zone. | VEM2003-20052 Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Baleares Oro de Rivas, Daniel 4
Effects of the exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on reproduction and its neuroendocrine control in teleost fish. | VEM2003-20062 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Soengas Fernández, José Luis 4.3
Medium and long term effects on fisheries economics resulting from oil spills: the case of the ¨Prestige¨. | VEM2003-20063 Facultad de Administración y Dirección de Empresas | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña García Negro, Maria do Carme 5.1
Distribution, fate and effects of the fuel-oil in the coastal zone affected by the Prestige oil spill. Subproject 1. | VEM2003-20068-C05-01 Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo (CID) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Barcelona Bayona Termens, Josep Maria 3
Toxicological assessment of the Prestige oil, its components and weathered products on coastal species of commercial and ecological relevance. Field investigation and laboratory bioessays. | VEM2003-20068-C05-02 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Beiras García-Sabell, Ricardo 4
Distribution, fate and effects of the fuel-oil in the coastal zone affected by the Prestige oil spill. An integrated study. Subproject 2. | VEM2003-20068-C05-03 Centro Costero Oceanográfico. Vigo | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) Pontevedra Viñas Diéguez, Lucia 3
Biodegradation processes of the Prestige fuel-oil. Bioremediation implications. | VEM2003-20068-C05-04 Facultad de Biología | Universidad de Barcelona Barcelona Solanas Canovas, Anna Maria 3.4
Improved methodologies for analysis of hydrocarbons and heavy metals in marine environment. Monitoring of the Prestige oil spill. | VEM2003-20068-C05-05 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Muniategui Lorenzo, Soledad 3
Simulation and modelization of the fluid-dynamic of shipwrecks' fuel using supercomputing advanced techniques. | VEM2003-20069-C03-01 Centro Politécnico Superior de Ingenieros | Universidad de Zaragoza Zaragoza Hauke Bernardos, Guillermo 1.2
Finite element methods joined with the characteristics methods for simulation of heat transport by natural convection. | VEM2003-20069-C03-02 Facultad de Matemáticas | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Bermúdez de Castro López-Varela, Alfredo 1.2
Prediction of the fuel-oil heat transport by natural convection within shipwrecks. Hydrodynamic modelization and simulation. | VEM2003-20069-C03-03 Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería | Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería Barcelona Codina Rovira, Ramón 1.2
Effects of accidental oil spills on coastal ecosystems. Study of the transfer, fractionation and bioaccumulation processes through the food webs. | VEM2003-20070-C04-01 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Freire Botana, Juan Manuel 4
Effects of accidental oil spills on reproduction and recruitment of marine benthic invertebrates. | VEM2003-20070-C04-02 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Vázquez Otero, Maria Elsa 4.2
Effects of accidental oil spills on development of benthic invertebrates. Morphological response as analysis tool for studying environmental stress. | VEM2003-20070-C04-03 Facultad de Biología | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Cobo Gradín, Fernando 4.3
Effects of accidental oil spills on rocky intertidal and sublitoral communities of coastal habitats. Environmental monitoring of the substrate recolonization and succession. | VEM2003-20070-C04-04 Facultad de Biología | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Urgorri Carrasco, Victoriano 4.1
Research on the technical feasibility of the injection of gases in the supercritical state as a method for plugging leaks. | VEM2003-20072-C02-01 Instituto de Fermentaciones Industriales (IFI) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Madrid Santa-Maria Blanco, José Guillermo 1.2
Determination of diluted heavy hydrocarbons properties with CO2/CH4 mixtures in the supercritical state. | VEM2003-20072-C02-02 Facultad de Ciencias Químicas | Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid Rodríguez Somolinos, Francisco 1.2
Anaerobic biodegradation of petroleum residues by sulphate reducer bacteria and biodiversity on microbial crude oil removal in marine sediments. | VEM2003-20075-C02-01 Estación Experimental del Zaidín (EEZ) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Granada Marques Martín, Silvia 3.5
Isolation and molecular characterisation of reducer Fe(III) bacteria able to biodegrade aromatic compounds present in oil polluted sediments. | VEM2003-20075-C02-02 Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Madrid Carmona Pérez, Manuel 3.5
Maritime security and environment: juridical and public repercussions on the “Prestige case”. | VEM2003-20076-C02-01 Instituto Universitario Estudios Europeos Salvador Madariaga | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Sobrino Heredia, José Manuel 5.3
From the ecological catastrophe to political crisis: public opinion and published one about Prestige case. | VEM2003-20076-C02-02 Facultad de Sociología | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Ruano Gómez, Juan de Dios 5.3
Impact assessment of the Prestige's oil spill on continental shelf ecosystems and its fishing resources. Galicia and Cantabrian Sea. | VEM2003-20081-C02-01 Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) Santander Sánchez Delgado, Francisco 4.1
Impact assessment of the Prestige's oil spill on continental shelf ecosystems and its fishing resources. Biology of resources. | VEM2003-20081-C02-02 Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Pontevedra Saborido Rey, Juan Francisco 4.1
Integrated assessment of the impact of the Prestige's oil spill in Galicia and in the Gulf of Biscay: toxicological, ecological, productive and socio-economical aspects (1). | VEM2003-20082-C06-01 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Vizcaya Cajaraville Bereziartua, Miren Pilare 4
Integrated assessment of the impact of the Prestige's oil spill in Galicia and in the Gulf of Biscay: toxicological, ecological, productive and socio-economical aspects (2). | VEM2003-20082-C06-02 Subdirección General de Investigación y Tecnología | Instituto Nac. de Inv. y Tec. Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA) Madrid Tarazona Lafarga, José Vicente 4.3
Integrated assessment of the impact of the Prestige's oil spill in Galicia and in the Gulf of Biscay: toxicological, ecological, productive and socio-economical aspects (3). | VEM2003-20082-C06-03 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Vizcaya Gorostiaga Garai, José Maria 4.1
Integrated assessment of the impact of the Prestige's oil spill in Galicia and in the Gulf of Biscay: toxicological, ecological, productive and socio-economical aspects (4). | VEM2003-20082-C06-04 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Vizcaya Etxebarria Loizate, Nestor 3.3
Integrated assessment of the impact of the Prestige's oil spill in Galicia and in the Gulf of Biscay: toxicological, ecological, productive and socio-economical aspects (5). | VEM2003-20082-C06-05 Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa. | Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa Vizcaya Díez Díez, Guzmán 4.2
Multisensor hyperspectral system for the detection, tracking and cartographic representation of marine spills: instrumentation, classification systems, real time detection. | VEM2003-20088-C04-01 Escuela Politécnica Superior | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Duro Fernández, Richard 3
Development of a multisensor hyperspectral system for the detection, tracking and cartographic representation of marine spills: acquisition, control and communications. | VEM2003-20088-C04-02 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra González Castaño, Francisco Javier 3
Development of a hyperspectral sensor and complementary optical techniques for teledetection and analysis of marine spills. | VEM2003-20088-C04-03 Escuela Universitaria de Óptica y Optometría | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Liñares Beiras, Jesús 3
Computational methods for spill detection from hyperspectral remote sensors and others. | VEM2003-20088-C04-04 Facultad de Informática | Universidad del Pa¡s Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea Guipúzcoa Graña Romay, Manuel 3
Bioremediation of fuel polluted marine shorelines, seawater and sediments. | VEM2003-20089-C02-01 Facultad de Ciencias. Lugo | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela Lugo Feijoo Costa, Gumersindo 3.5
Geo-environmental risk assessment in the Prestige sinking area (ERGAP): study of sedimentology, geotectonic and physical properties. | VEM2003-20093-C03-01 Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Barcelona Ercilla Zárraga, Gemma 1.4
Geo-environmental risk assessment in the Prestige sinking area (ERGAP): underwater continental slopes' instability, neotectonic and bottom currents erosion. | VEM2003-20093-C03-02 Dirección de Geología y Geofísica | Instituto Geológico y Minero de España Madrid Somoza Losada, Luis 1.4
Geo-environmental risk assessment in the Prestige sinking area (ERGAP): study of lithoseismic facies, geochemical facies and structures of fluids' presence. | VEM2003-20093-C03-03 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra García Gil, Soledad 1.4
Bioaccumulation and evaluation of the Prestige oil spill effects on mussel culture (BIOPMEX) | VEM2003-20096-C02-01 Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Pontevedra Labarta Fernández, Uxío 4.2
Bioaccumulation and evaluation of the Prestige oil spill effects on mussel culture (BIOPMEX) | VEM2003-20096-C02-02 Centro Costero Oceanográfico. A Coruña | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) A Coruña Pérez Camacho, Alejandro 4.2
Characterization of the environmental quality in littoral ecosystems affected by oil spills. Comparison between accidental spills (acute impact) against continuous spills (chronic impact). | VEM2003-20563 Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Cádiz Valls Casillas Tomas, Ángel del 4
Characterization of the indigenous microbial communities degrading the fuel of the Prestige and their bioremediation potential. | VEM2003-20565 Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA) | Universidad de Las Islas Baleares Baleares Lalucat Jo, Jorge 3
Expert system for the monitoring and control of oil spills. | VEM2003-20567 Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas | Gobierno Canarias Las Palmas Pérez Marrero, Javier 2
Study of the Prestige spill impact on the zooplankton and ichthyoplankton. | VEM2003-20573-C02-01 Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa. Gipuzkoa | Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa Guipúzcoa Irigoyen Larrazabal, Xabier 4.1
Study of the Prestige spill impact on the zooplankton and ichthyoplankton. | VEM2003-20573-C02-02 Centro Oceanográfico. Gijón | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) Asturias López-Urrutia Lorente, Ángel 4.1
Experimental study of undercooled fluids dynamic. | VEM2003-20574-C03-03 Facultad de Química | Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid González Rubio, Ramón 1.2
Computational simulation and instrumental analysis of undercooled hydrocarbons. | VEM2003-20574-C03-01 Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales | Universidad Pablo de Olavide Sevilla Lago Aranda, Santiago 1.2
Computational theory and simulation of fuel like overcooled liquid. | VEM2003-20574-C03-02 Facultad de Física | Universidad de Sevilla Sevilla Rull Fernández, Luis Felipe 1.2
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: modelling, teledetection and exploitation. | VEM2003-20577-C14-01 Puertos del Estado | Puertos del Estado Madrid Álvarez Fanjul, Enrique 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: data, exploitation and modelling. | VEM2003-20577-C14-02 Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) Madrid Parrilla Barrera, Gregorio 2.1
Cantabria University contribution to Spanish Operational Oceanography System. | VEM2003-20577-C14-03 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ing. Caminos, Canales y Puertos | Universidad de Cantabria Santander Losada Rodríguez, Iñigo Javier 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: modelling of rias (estuaries) and Galician continental slope. | VEM2003-20577-C14-04 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Varela Benvenuto, Ramiro 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: oil spills modelling and oceanographic modelling. | VEM2003-20577-C14-05 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ing. Caminos, Canales y Puertos | Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña Barcelona Sánchez-Arcilla Conejo, Agustín 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: circulation and oil spills in Canary Islands. | VEM2003-20577-C14-06 Facultad de Ciencias del Mar | Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Las Palmas Grisola Santos, Diana 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: Andalusian coast area. | VEM2003-20577-C14-07 Facultad de Ciencias del Mar | Universidad de Cádiz Cádiz Izquierdo González, Alfredo 2.1
Oceanic Prediction System with assimilation of real-time data. | VEM2003-20577-C14-08 Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Baleares Tintoré Subirana, Joaquín 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System of eastern Cantabrian Sea: observation, monitoring and prediction. | VEM2003-20577-C14-09 Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa. Gipuzkoa | Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa Guipúzcoa Uriarte Villalba, Adolfo 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: models validation and intercomparison. | VEM2003-20577-C14-10 Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM) | Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Barcelona García Ladona, Emilio 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System: data, exploitation and modelling. | VEM2003-20577-C14-11 Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales | Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia Madrid Pérez Zabaleta, Amelia 2.1
Spanish Oceanography System: meteorological modelling and high-resolution Oceanography. | VEM2003-20577-C14-12 Facultad de Física | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Pérez Muñuzuri, Vicente 2.1
Spanish Operational Oceanography System (meteorological modelling). | VEM2003-20577-C14-13 Dirección General del Instituto Nacional de Meteorología | Dirección General del Instituto Nacional de Meteorología Madrid Couchoud Gregori, Milagros 2.1
Forecast system of oceanographic variables in Galician Rias (estuaries). | VEM2003-20577-C14-14 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ing. Caminos, Canales y Puertos | Universidade da Coruña A Coruña Acinas García Juan, Román 2.1
Development of elements, tools, response protocols and an information system for the design of contingency plans for accidental oil spills. Coordination, advice, validation and spreading of elements and helping systems for contingency plans design. | VEM2003-20578-C08-01 Fundación Cetmar - Centro Tecnológico del Mar | Fundación Cetmar - Centro Tecnológico del Mar Pontevedra Chapela Pérez, Mª Rosa 5.3
Checking of contingency plans, setting of behaviour actions on ships in danger, and research and study of systems and mechanical equipment for hydrocarbon retaining and removal. | VEM2003-20578-C08-02 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Madrid Núñez Basáñez, José Fernando 5.3
Hydrocarbon spills detection, monitoring and prediction in oceanic waters, using teledetection and artificial intelligence systems. | VEM2003-20578-C08-03 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Torres Palenzuela, Jesús Manuel 5.3
Bioremediation and chemical methods on oil spillage. | VEM2003-20578-C08-04 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Mirón López, Jesús 5.3
Information system for definition and carry out of a contingency plan against accidental marine spills. | VEM2003-20578-C08-05 Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales | Universidade de Vigo Pontevedra Vázquez Núñez, Fernando Antonio 5.3
Processing, reutilization and disposal of fuel leakage waste. | VEM2003-20578-C08-06 Instituto de Cerámica | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña Guitián Rivera, Francisco 5.3
Cost-profit analysis of different contingency plans with environmental impacts. | VEM2003-20578-C08-07 Instituto Universitario Estudios e Desenvolvemento de Galicia | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela A Coruña López Iglesias, Edelmiro 5.3
Preparation of an action guide for marine pollution monitoring caused by a hydrocarbon spill and its effects on resources. | VEM2003-20578-C08-08 Centro Costero Oceanográfico. Vigo | Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO) Pontevedra González-Garcés Santiso, Alberto 5.3
Biogeochemical and oceanographical implications of the dispersion in the water column of the oil spilled from the Prestige wreck (FATEFUEL). | VEM2003-20583 Facultad de Ciencias | Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona Barcelona Rosell Mele, Antoni 3
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