IST is the Engineering school of the Technical University of Lisbon. It is the largest – and the oldest – Portuguese Engineering school. IST is contributing to the development of society by providing high quality Education in the areas of Engineering, Science and Technology, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as lifelong learning, and by carrying out Research, Development and Innovation activities in accordance with the highest international standards.
IST team involved in this project is specialised on mathematical modelling of aquatic ecosystems with special emphasis for hydrodynamics of coastal zones. The group has been involved on above two tens of European Research projects. The open source model developed by this group was downloaded by more than 2000 people and is being used regularly by some hundreds.