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  • A new space technology for ocean observation: the SMOS mission 

    Font Ferré, Jordi; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Emelianov Kolomitski, Mikhail; Enrique González, Luis; Fernández Gallego, Pedro; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; González, Cristina; González, Veronica; Gourrion, J.; Guimbard, S.; Hoareau, N.; Julià, A; Kalaroni, S.; Konstantinidou, Anna; Aretxabaleta, L.; Martínez, Justino; Miranda, Jorge Miguel; Monerris Belda, Alessandra; Montero, Sergio; Mourre, B.; Pablos Hernández, Míriam; Pérez Villar, Fernando; Piles Guillem, Maria; Portabella, M.; Sabia, R.; Salvador, Joaquin; Talone, Marco; Torres Torres, Francisco; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Villarino Villarino, Ramón (2012)
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    Capability for sea surface salinity observation was an important gap in ocean remote sensing in the last few decades of the 20th century. New technological developments during the 1990s at the European Space Agency led to ...
  • Determination of sea surface salinity and wind speed by L-band microwave radiometry from a fixed platform 

    Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Font, Jordi; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2004-01-31)
    Article
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    The European Space Agency Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission aims at obtaining global maps of soil moisture and sea surface salinity from space for large-scale and climatic studies. It uses an L-band ...
  • Impact of the local oscillator calibration on the SMOS sea surface salinity maps 

    Gabarró Prats, Carolina; González-Gambau, Verónica; Martínez, J.; Guimbard, S.; Gourrion, J.; Piles Guillem, Maria; Portabella, M.; Font, J. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    The Local Oscillators (LO) of the Microwave Imaging Radiometer using Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) onboard the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite are used to maintain the operating frequency of the 69 receivers. ...
  • Issues in the balancing of the SMOS ocean salinity trieval cost function 

    Sabia, Roberto; Camps, A.; Portabella, M.; Talone, Marco; Ballabrera, J.; Gourrion, J.; Aretxabaleta, A.L.; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Font, J. (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-03-10)
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  • L-Band Sea Surface Emissivity: Preliminary Results Of The WISE-2000 Campaign And Its Application To Salinity Retrieval In the SMOS Mission 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Torres Torres, Francisco; Villarino Villarino, Ramón; Enrique, L.; Julbé, F.; Font, Jordi; Julià, A.; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Etcheto, Jacqueline; Boutin, Jacqueline; Weill, Alain; Caselles, Vicente; Rubio, Eva; Wursteisen, Patrick (2003-06-30)
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    Soil moisture and ocean salinity at surface level can be measured by passive microwave remote sensing at L-band. To provide global coverage data of soil moisture and ocean salinity with three-day revisit time, the Earth ...
  • SMOS CP34 soil moisture and ocean salinity maps 

    Font Ferré, Jordi; Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Ballabrera Poy, Joaquim; Turiel Martínez, Antonio; Martínez, Justino; Umbert, M.; Pérez, Francisco C.; Hoareau, N.; Portabella, M.; González Gambau, Veronica; Gourrion, J.; Guimbard, S.; Piles Guillem, Maria; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena (2012)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents the soil moisture and ocean salinity maps from the SMOS mission generated operationally by the Spanish SMOS Level 3 and 4 data processing center (CP34) and experimentally by the SMOS Barcelona Expert ...
  • SMOS: measuring sea surface salinity from space 

    Gabarró Prats, Carolina; Font, Jordi; Talone, Marco (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2008-02-08T12:20:20Z)
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  • Study of salinity retrieval errors for the SMOS mission 

    Gabarró Prats, Carolina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-12-17)
    Doctoral thesis