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  • A two-dimensional doppler-radiometer for earth observation 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Swift, Calvin T. (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2001-07-31)
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    Compared to synthetic aperture radars (SARs), the angular resolution of microwave radiometers is quite poor. Traditionally, it has been limited by the physical size of the antenna. However, the angular resolution can be ...
  • Automatic vessel monitoring with single and multidimensional SAR images in the wavelet domain 

    Tello Alonso, Mª Victoria; López Martínez, Carlos; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2006-12-31)
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    Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) techniques constitute an extremely promising alternative compared to traditional surveillance methods thanks to the all-weather and day-and-night capabilities of Radar linked with ...
  • Circular synthetic aperture radar (C-SAR) system for ground based applications 

    Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Porrata-Dòria i Yagüe, Ramir de; Sagués Piella, Lluís; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Jofre Roca, Lluís (IEE-INST ELEC ENG, 1997-05-01)
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    The authors present an SAR system capable of obtaining radar images from measurements carried out with antennas that describe a circular trajectory centred outside the target region. The analytical formulation of the ...
  • Considerations about antenna pattern measurements of 2-D aperture synthesis radiometers 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Skou, Neils; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Duffo Ubeda, Núria (IEEE, 2006-04-30)
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    Accurate measurement of the antenna voltage patterns of large-aperture synthesis radiometers is critical in order to achieve good radiometric accuracy, and a very time consuming and expensive task. Measurement requirements ...
  • Linear and nonlinear terrain deformation maps from a reduced set of interferometric SAR images 

    Mora Sacristan, Óscar; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2003-10-31)
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    In this paper, an advanced technique for the generation of deformation maps using synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data is presented. The algorithm estimates the linear and nonlinear components of the displacement, the error ...
  • On-board phase and modulus calibration of large aperture synthesis radiometers: study applied to miras. 

    Torres Torres, Francisco; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Ferrero Pintor, Roberto (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1996-07-01)
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    On-board calibration of bidimensional aperture synthesis radiometers with a large number of antennas by the standard correlated noise injection method is technologically very critical because of the stringent requirements ...
  • Polarimetric radar interferometry for improved mine detection and surface clutter rejection 

    Sagués Piella, Lluís; López Márquez, Miguel Ángel; Fortuny, Joaquim; Fabregas Canovas, Francisco Javier; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Sieber, Alois (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2001-06-30)
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    A recently developed technique, polarimetric radar interferometry, is applied to tackle the problem of the detection of buried objects embedded in surface clutter. An experiment with a fully polarimetric radar in an anechoic ...
  • Radiometric sensitivity computation in aperture synthesis interferometric radiometry 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Torres Torres, Francisco (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1998-03-01)
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    This paper is concerned with the radiometric sensitivity computation of an aperture synthesis interferometric radiometer devoted to Earth observation. The impact of system parameters and the use of simultaneous redundant ...
  • Radiometric Sensitivity Computation in Aperture Synthesis Interferometric Radiometry 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Torres Torres, Francisco (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1998-03-31)
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    This paper is concerned with the radiometric sensitivity computation of an aperture synthesis interferometric radiometer devoted to Earth observation. The impact of system parameters and the use of simultaneous redundant ...
  • Refined estimation of time-varying baseline errors in airborne SAR interferometry 

    Reigber, Andreas; Prats Iraola, Pau; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (IEEE, 2006-01-31)
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    The processing of airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data requires a precise compensation of the deviations of the platform movement from a straight line. This is usually carried out by recording the trajectory with ...
  • RF interference analisys in aperture synthesis interferometric radiometers: Application to L-band MIRAS instrument 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Capdevila Vives, Joan (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2000-03-31)
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    Current spaceborne radiometers do not achieve the required spatial resolution demanded by the scientific community due to antenna-size technological limitations. In recent years, several space agencies have been studying ...
  • SAR Interferometric phase noise reduction using wavelet transform 

    López Martínez, Carlos; Cànovas, Xavier Fàbregas; Chandra, A. M. (IEE-INST ELEC ENG, 2001-05-31)
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    The problem of synthetic aperture radar interferometric phase noise reduction is addressed. A new technique based on discrete wavelet transforms is presented. This technique guarantees high resolution phase estimation ...
  • The processing of hexagonally sampled signals with standard rectangular techniques: application to 2D large aperture synthesis interferometric radiometers 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Bará Temes, Francisco Javier; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 1997-01-31)
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    In Earth observation programs there is a need of passive low frequency (L-band) measurements to monitor soil moisture and ocean salinity with high spatial resolution 10-20 km, a radiometric resolution of 1 K and a revisit ...
  • Topography dependent motion compensation for repeat-pass interferometric SAR systems 

    Prats Iraola, Pau; Reigber, Andreas; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (IEEE, 2005-04-30)
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    This letter presents a new motion compensation algorithm to process airborne interferometric repeat-pass synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data. It accommodates topography variations during SAR data processing, using an ...