mmarcos sMarta Marcos is Researcher at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (IMEDEA), a joint research centre between the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) and the Spanish Research Council (CSIC), since 2008. She obtained her PhD in Physics at the UIB in 2004, after which she did two post-doctoral stays at the University of La Rochelle and at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. Her research line is focused on sea level variability, mainly in the Mediterranean Sea. Her interests comprise from high frequency sea level changes to seasonal, inter-annual and long-term sea level variations together with their forcing mechanisms. She has published 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals and participated in 20 research projects. During the Conference she has been awarded “for her important contribution to research addressing key issues on Mediterranean sea level and for her active participation to MedCLIVAR activities”