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Details of Dr. André Bustorff Fortunato   


Gender male
Job title Senior Research Officer
Department Hydraulics and Environment Department
Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil ( LNEC)
Av Do Brasil 101 Lisboa 1700-066
Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil Av Do Brasil 101
Tel +351 21 844 34 25
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Website http://www.lnec.pt/organization/dha/nec/afortunato, http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9494-2008
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Marine and Coastal Engineering , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities Research and consultancy
Research Region Portugal
Skills/Expertise Numerical modeling of physical processes in estuaries and coastal regions
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. André FORTUNATO)

2002 Fortunato, A.B., L. Pinto, A. Oliveira and J.S. Ferreira. Tidally-generated shelf waves off the western Iberian coast, Continental Shelf Res., 22/14: 1935-1950.
2010 Picado, A., Dias, J.M. and Fortunato, A.B. Tidal changes in estuarine systems induced by local geomorphologic modifications, Continental Shelf Res., 30/17: 1854-1864.
2006 Pinto, L., A.B. Fortunato and P. Freire. Sensitivity analysis of non-cohesive sediment transport formulae, Continental Shelf Res., 26/15, 1826-1839
1997 Fortunato, A.B., A.M. Baptista and R.A. Luettich, Jr. A three-dimensional model of tidal currents in the mouth of the Tagus estuary, Continental Shelf Res., 17/14: 1689-1714.
2011 Picado, P. A. Silva, A. B. Fortunato and J. M. Dias. Particle tracking-modeling of morphologic changes in the Ria de Aveiro, J. Coastal Res., SI64, 1560-1564.
2011 Oliveira, M. Rodrigues, A.B. Fortunato and M. Guerreiro. Impact of seasonal bathymetric changes and inlet morphology on the 3D water renewal and residence times of a small coastal stream, J. Coastal Res., SI64, 1555-1559.
2009 Picado, A., J.M. Dias, A.B. Fortunato. Effect of flooding the salt pans in the Ria de Aveiro, J. Coastal Res., SI56, 1395-1399.
2009 Rodrigues, M., A. Oliveira, H. Queiroga, A.B. Fortunato and Y.J. Zhang. Three-Dimensional Modeling of the Lower Trophic Levels in the Ria de Aveiro (Portugal), Ecological Modelling, 220, 1274-1290.
2011 J. Rosa, P. A. Silva, X. Bertin and A. B. Fortunato. Waves, wind and tidal forcing on a sandpit morphodynamics, J. Coastal Res., SI64, 1070-1074.
2005 Fortunato, A.B. and A. Oliveira. Influence of intertidal flats on tidal asymmetry, J. Coastal Res., 21/5: 1062-1067.
2011 A.B. Fortunato, N. Bruneau, A. Azevedo, M.A.V.C. Araújo and A. Oliveira. Automatic improvement of unstructured grids for coastal simulations J. Coastal Res., SI64, 1028-1032.
2007 Fortunato, A.B. and A. Oliveira. Improving the stability of a morphodynamic modeling system, J. Coastal Res., SI50: 486-490.
2009 Lopes, V., P.A. Silva, X. Bertin, A.B. Fortunato and A. Oliveira. Impact of a dredged sandpit on tidal and wave hydrodynamics, J. Coastal Res., SI56, 529-533.
2002 Oliveira, A. and A.B. Fortunato. Towards an oscillation-free, mass conservative, Eulerian-Lagrangian transport model, J. Computational Physics, 183/1: 142-164.
1996 Fortunato, A.B. and A.M. Baptista. Evaluation of horizontal gradients in sigma-coordinates shallow water models, Atmosphere-Ocean, 34/3: 489-514.
2010 Plecha, S., P.A. Silva, N. Vaz, X. Bertin, A. Oliveira, A.B. Fortunato and J.M. Dias. Sensitivity analysis of a morphodynamic modelling system applied to a coastal lagoon inlet, Ocean Dynamics, 60/2: 275-284.
2004 Fortunato, A.B. and A. Oliveira. A modeling system for tidally driven long-term morphodynamics, J. Hydraulic Res, 42: 426-434.
2009 Dias, JM, Sousa, MC, Bertin X., Fortunato, A.B. and Oliveira A. Numerical modeling of the impact of the Ancão Inlet relocation (Ria Formosa, Portugal). Environmental Modelling and Software, 24: 711-725.
2007 Fortunato, A.B. Accuracy of sediment flux computations in tidally-driven simulations, J. Waterways, Ports, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 133/5: 377-380.
2009 Bertin, X., A.B. Fortunato and A. Oliveira. A modeling-based analysis of processes driving wave-dominated inlets, Continental Shelf Res., 29/5-6: 819-834.
2011 P. Freire, R. Taborda, X. Bertin, M. Guerreiro, A. B. Fortunato, A. M. Silva, C. Andrade, A. Oliveira, C. Antunes, M. C. Freitas, A. Nahon, M. Rodrigues and N. Bruneau. Medium-term morphodynamic evolution of a small coastal inlet, J. Coastal Res., SI64, 666-670.
2011 M. Rodrigues, A. Oliveira, M. Guerreiro, A.B. Fortunato, J. Menaia, L.M. David & A. Cravo. Modeling fecal contamination in the Aljezur coastal stream (Portugal), Ocean Dynamics, 61:841–856.
1996 Fortunato, A.B. and A.M. Baptista. Vertical discretization in tidal flow simulations, Int. J. Num. Methods in Fluids, 22/9: 815-834.
1999 Fortunato, A.B., A. Oliveira and A.M. Baptista. On the effect of tidal flats on the hydrodynamics of the Tagus estuary, Oceanologica Acta, 22/1: 31-44.
2011 A. Nahon; X. Bertin, A.B. Fortunato, A. Oliveira, A modeling-based assessment of tidal inlet classification, Marine Geology, in press
2009 Azevedo, A., A. Oliveira, A.B. Fortunato and X. Bertin. Application of an Eulerian-Lagrangian oil spill modeling system to the Prestige accident: trajectory analysis, J. Coastal Res., SI56, 777-781.
2000 Fortunato, A.B., J.S. Ferreira and A. Oliveira. A Tidal Model of the Iberian Atlantic Shelf: First Results, Thalassas, 16, 41-47.
2007 Oliveira, A., A.B. Fortunato, M. Rodrigues and A. Azevedo. Integration of physical and water quality models, Houille Blanche, 4: 40-46.
2009 Bertin, X., A.B. Fortunato and A. Oliveira. Morphodynamic modeling of the Ancão Inlet, South Portugal, J. Coastal Res., SI56: 10-14.
2011 N. Bruneau, A.B Fortunato, G. Dodet, P. Freire, A. Oliveira, X. Bertin, Future evolution of a tidal inlet due to changes in wave climate, sea level and lagoon morphology (Óbidos Lagoon, Portugal), Continental Shelf Research, in press
2011 N. Bruneau, G. Dodet, X. Bertin and A. B. Fortunato. Development of a three-dimensional coupled wave-current model for coastal environments, J. Coastal Res., SI64, 986-990.
2011 C.L. Lopes, P.A. Silva, J.M. Dias, A. Rocha, A.T. Picado, S. Plecha, A.B. Fortunato, Local sea level rise scenarios for the end of the 21st century and potential physical impacts in the lower Ria de Aveiro (Portugal), Continental Shelf Research, in press
2000 Oliveira, A., A.B. Fortunato and A.M. Baptista. Mass balance in Eulerian-Lagrangian transport simulations in estuaries, J. Hydraulic Engineering, 126/8: 605-614.
2007 Fortunato, A.B. and A. Oliveira. Case study: promoting the stability of the Óbidos lagoon inlet, J. Hydraulic Engineering, 133/7: 816-824.
2009 Silva, P.A., X. Bertin, A.B. Fortunato and A. Oliveira. Intercomparison of sediment transport formulas in current and combined wave-current conditions, J. Coastal Res., SI56, 559-563.
2009 Bertin, X., A. Oliveira and A.B. Fortunato. Simulating morphodynamics with unstructured grids: description and validation of a modeling system for coastal applications, Ocean Modelling, 28/1-3: 75-87.
1999 Fortunato, A.B. and A. Oliveira. An adaptive grid technique for the vertical structure of hydrodynamic models, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 23/8: 639-650.
2006 Oliveira, A., A.B. Fortunato and L. Pinto. Modeling the hydrodynamics and the fate of passive and active tracers in the Guadiana estuary, Est., Coastal and Shelf Science, 70, 76-84.
2009 Fortunato A.B., X. Bertin and A. Oliveira. Space and time variability of uncertainty in morphodynamic simulations, Coastal Engineering, 56/8:886-894.
2011 S.A. Jewell, D.J. Walker, A.B. Fortunato, Tidal asymmetry in a coastal lagoon subject to a mixed tidal regime, Geomorphology, in press
2009 Rodrigues, M., A. Oliveira, M. Costa, A.B. Fortunato and Y.J. Zhang. Sensitivity analysis of an ecological model applied to the Ria de Aveiro, J. Coastal Res., SI56, 448-452.
2006 Oliveira, A., A.B. Fortunato and J. Rego. Effect of morphological changes on the hydrodynamics and flushing properties of the Óbidos lagoon, Continental Shelf Res., 26, 917-942.
2002 Fortunato, A.B., Oliveira, A. and E. Alves. Circulation and Salinity Intrusion in the Guadiana Estuary, Thalassas, 18/2: 43-65.

Created: 2007-09-28 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by André FORTUNATO