Skip to main content

Ivica Vilibić

Senior scientist with tenure (in the permanent title)

I

V

Address

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

Curriculum vitae

Education

- 1994: B.Sc. in Meteorology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

- 1998: M.Sc. in Physical Oceanography, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

- 2002: Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Projects

CURRENT PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES

2021-: Using stochastic surrogate methods for advancing towards reliable meteotsunami early warning systems, ECMWF Special Project, project leader

- 2021-: Numerical modelling of the Adriatic-Ionian decadal and inter-annual oscillations: from realistic simulations to process-oriented studies, ECMWF Special Project, researcher

- 2020-: Bivalves: Archives of environmental change in the coastal marine ecosystems (BivACME), Croatian Science Foundation, researcher

- 2019-: Middle Adriatic upwelling and downwelling (MAUD), Croatian Science Foundation project, consultant

          

FINISHED PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES

- 2019-2021: Coastal Autopurification Assessment Technology (CAAT), Programme IRI2017 „Investment in Research and Innovation“ – EU Structural Funds, researcher

2019-2021: Integrated hydrographic system for sustainable development of the marine ecosystem (HIDROLAB), Programme IRI2017 „Investment in Research and Innovation“ – EU Structural Funds, IOF coordinator

- 2019-2021: Adaption booster for climate change (RESPONSe), Interreg Croatia-Italy programme, researcher

2019-2021: Ecological observing System in the Adriatic Sea: oceanographic observations for biodiversity (ECOSS), Interreg Croatia-Italy programme, IOF coordinator

2019-2021: Climate challenges on coastal and transitional changing environments: Weaving a cross-Adriatic response (CHANGE WE CARE), Interreg Croatia-Italy programme, IOF coordinator

2017-2021: The Adriatic decadal and interannual oscillations: observations, modelling and consequences (ADIOS), Croatian Science Foundation, Principal Investigator

2016-2021: BLUEMED, Horizon 2020 project, Coordinated and Support Action, IOF coordinator

- 2015-2019: Sclerochronology as a tool for detecting long-term Adriatic environmental changes (SCOOL), Croatian Science Foundation, researcher

- 2015-2017: Meteotsunamis, destructive long ocean waves in the tsunami frequency band: from observations and simulations towards a warning system (MESSI), UKF Fund project, researcher

- 2015-2017: Praćenje potencijalno opasnih oscilacija razine mora i njihov doprinos poplavama obalnih područja u budućoj klimi (POZOR), Fund for Environment and Energetic Efficiency, researcher

- 2014-2017: Bio-tracing Adriatic water masses (BIOTA), Croatian Science Foundation Installation Grant, consultant

- 2013-2017: Towards an alliance of European research fleets (EUROFLEET-II), FP7 project, researcher

- 2013-2015: Strengthening common reaction capacity to fight sea pollution of oil, toxic and hazardous substances in Adriatic Sea (HAZADR), IPA CBC Adriatic project, researcher

- 2011-2015: Policy-oriented marine environmental research for the Southern European Seas (PERSEUS), FP7 project, researcher

2013-2015: Interpreting and forecasting Adriatic surface currents by an artificial brain (NEURAL), UKF Fund project, Principal Investigator

2007-2013: Investigations and monitoring systems for the unusual Adriatic dynamics, national research grant 001-0013077-1122, project leader

- 2007-2013: The role of the planktonic communities in the energy and substance cycles in the Adriatic Sea, national research grant 001-0013077-0845, researcher

2011-2013: Towards a meteotsunami warning system along the U.S. coastline (TMEWS), NOAA/NWS USA Department of Commerce grant NA11NWS4670005, Principal Investigator

- 2006-2011: Southern European Seas: Assessing and Modelling Ecosystem Changes (SESAME), EU FP6 project, researcher

2009-2010: Application of advanced algorithms in operational oceanography (IP-OCEAN), national IT project, project manager

- 2007-2008: North Adriatic Surface Current Mapping (NASCUM), Croatian-Italian project Interreg IIIa, researcher

- 1998-2008: Project ADRIATIC, national monitoring programme, researcher

- 2005-2007: Internal Tidal Hydrodynamics and Ambient Characteristics of the Adriatic (ITHACA) - bilateral USA-Croatian project, researcher

- 2003-2006: Atmosphere-Adriatic system, national research grant 0119330, researcher

- 2004-2006: Structural and trophic changes in the Adriatic shelf pelagial, national research grant 0001001, researcher

- 2005-2006: ADRICOSM EXTension, multilateral project of the Adriatic countries, researcher

2001-2005: European Sea Level Service – Research Infrastructure (ESEAS-RI), EU FP5 funded project, researcher and coordinator for Hydrographic Institute

- 2004-2005: Weather and climate of the Adriatic Sea, national IT project, project manager

- 2003-2004: A course in oceanography, national IT project, project manager

- 2001-2004: East Adriatic Circulation Experiment (EACE) – bilateral American-Croatian project, researcher

2001-2002: Adriatic sea level and tides on-line, national IT project, project leader

- 2000-2001: Sea level in the northern Adriatic - phenomenological aspects and modelling, bilateral Italian-Croatian project, researcher

Awards and Achievements

- 1999: National Young Scientist Award in the field of Natural Sciences

- 2002: Ferruccio Mosetti Prize, Honorable Mention

- 2012: National Scientist Award in the field of Natural Sciences

Publications

Books and book chapters

Authored books

Books and book chapters

Book chapters

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Conference proceedings papers

Scientific conference proceedings papers

Theses

Doctoral dissertation

  • Vilibić, I. (2002) 'Objective analysis of the Adriatic water masses', doktorska disertacija, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Master thesis

  • Vilibić, I. (1998) 'Surface seiches and internal Kelvin waves of the Zadar and Pašman Channels', magistarski rad, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

- American Geophysical Union (AGU)

- European Geosciences Union (EGU)

- Commission Internationale pour l'Exploration Scientifique de la mer Méditerranée (CIESM)

- International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO)

STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS

- Sara Medak, undergraduate student training, 2020-

- Iva Tojčić, PhD student, 2020-

- Petra Pranić, PhD student, 2019-

- Petra Zemunik, PhD student, 2018-

- Clea Denamiel, postdoctoral researcher, 2017-2020

- Cyril Diamantopoulos, undergraduate student training, 2017

- Mehdi Guebba, undergraduate student training, 2017

- Celia Bolzer, undergraduate student training, 2017

- Oussama Marzouk, undergraduate student training, 2017

- Sebastien Delort, undergraduate student training, 2016

- Khady Mbow, undergraduate student training, 2016

- Natalija Dunić, PhD student, 2015-2019, postdoctoral researcher, 2020-

- Nicolas Buisson, undergraduate student training, 2015

- Romain Leppe, undergraduate student training, 2015

- Amaury Lafon, undergraduate student training, 2014

- Loïc Macheboeuf, undergraduate student training, 2014

- Hrvoje Kalinić, postdoctoral researcher, 2014-2016

- Hrvoje Mihanović, postdoctoral researcher, 2014-2016

- Natalija Dunić, undergraduate student, 2012-

- Simon Pasquet, postdoctoral researcher, 2012

- Jeremie Rotier, undergraduate student training, 2012

- Remi Marchand, undergraduate student training, 2012

- Nikolina Rako, PhD student, 2011-

- Jadranka Šepić, PhD student, 2007-2015, postdoctoral researcher, 2015

- Nicolas Proust, undergraduate student training, 2011

- Francois Charrayre, undergraduate student training, 2011

- Zoran Adam Gaxotte, undergraduate student training, 2009

- Lydie Denis, undergraduate student training, 2008

          

ORGANISATION OF CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

The 12th HyMeX Workshop, 20-24 May 2019, Split, Croatia, Chair of the Organising Committee

The First World Conference on Meteotsunamis, 8-11 May 2019, Split, Croatia, Chair of Science and Organising Committee

Meteotsunamis and High-Frequency Sea-Level Phenomena of Meteorological Origin, AGU Fall Meeting Session, San Francisco, USA, 3-7 December 2012, Lead Convener

International Symposium on 80th Anniversary of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries: Towards the Excellence in Oceanography and Fisheries, Split, 21-22 October 2010, Organisation Committee member

International Symposium on Meteotsunamis: 30th Anniversary of the Great Flood of Vela Luka on 21 June 1978, Vela Luka, Croatia, 19-21 June 2008, Chair of the Organising Committee

Sea Level Variations: Towards an Operational European Sea Level Service, Final Workshop of ESEAS-RI project, Split, 5-6 October 2005, Chair of the Organising Committee

- Sea Level in Europe: Observation, Interpretation and Exploitation, Final Workshop of COST40 Action, Dubrovnik, 19-21 September 2001, Organisation Committee member 

          

EDITORIAL ROLE

- Associate Editor/Editor in journals Frontiers in Marine Sciences, Natural Hazards, Pure and Applied Geophysics, Geofizika, Acta Adriatica

          

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

- 2005-: UNESCO IOC Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System in the North Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (ICG/NEAMTWS), national representative

- 2006-2013: National Commission for the Framework Programme, member

- 2008-2013: National Council for Innovation System, member

- 2011-2013: FP7 Programme Committee for Environment and Climate Change, national expert delegate

- 2011-2013: Scientific Committee for Natural Sciences of the Croatian Science Foundation, member

- 2011-2013: Executive Council of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), national representative

- 2011-: European Marine Board, representative of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries

- 2012-2016: Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karstic Reclamation, chair of Governing Board

- 2013-2020: Horizon 2020 Programme Committee member for Societal Challenge 2

- 2013-2016: National Commission for the Framework Programme, chair

- 2013-: Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Council for the Adriatic Sea research, member

- 2014-2016: Croatian Committee on Ethics in Science and Higher Education, member

- 2015-2018: European Network of Research Integrity Offices, delegate

- 2015-2019: BLUEMED Initiative, national delegate

- 2016-2018: Croatian Committee on Ethics in Science and Higher Education, chair

- 2016-: Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) Oceans, national delegate

- 2016-2017: UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group (AHEG) for the Declaration on the Ethical Principles in relation to Climate Change, member

- 2020-: EuroGOOS Tide Gauge Task Team, member

- 2020-: European Ocean Observing System (EOOS) Operations Committee, member

- 2020-: JPI Oceans Science for Good Environmental Status (S4GES) Group of Experts, member

This site uses cookies.

Some of these cookies are essential, while others help us improve your experience by providing insights into how the site is being used.

For more detailed information on the cookies we use, please check our Privacy Policy.

  • Necessary cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot function properly without these cookies, and can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.